Films of 1927

These are the films I have seen from the year 1927.
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1.
Tretya meshchanskaya (1927)
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A married couple have a small apartment in Moscow. When an old friend of the husband's arrives in the city, he is unable to find lodgings. Kolia, the husband, invites his friend to move in with them. (95 mins.)
Director: Abram Room
“ a/k/a 'Bed and Sofa' ” - christopherpip
 
2.
Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (1927 Documentary)
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This movie shows us one day in Berlin, the rhythm of that time, starting at the earliest morning and ends in the deepest night. (65 mins.)
 
3.
The Cat and the Canary (1927)
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Relatives of an eccentric millionaire gather in his spooky mansion on the 20th anniversary of his death for the reading of his will. (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Leni
 
4.
Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness (1927 Documentary)
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Elephants disrupt the lives of a family deep in the jungles of Northern Siam, and an entire village. (69 mins.)
Stars: Kru, Chantui, Nah, Ladah
 
5.
The Chess Player (1927)
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In 1776, an inventor conceals a Polish nobleman in his chess-playing automaton, a machine whose fame leads it to the court of the Russian empress. (135 mins.)
Director: Raymond Bernard
 
6.
College (1927)
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To reconcile with his girlfriend, a bookish college student tries to become an athlete. (66 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
7.
The End of St. Petersburg (1927)
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A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader... (85 mins.)
 
8.
The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty (1927 Documentary)
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In May 1913 the Romanov Dynasty celebrates its 300th anniversary at the Russian throne. The last emperor in the long line is czar Nicholas II... (90 mins.)
Director: Esfir Shub
 
9.
The Gaucho (1927)
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A girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers... (115 mins.)
 
10.
The Girl with the Hat Box (1927)
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Natasha and her grandfather live in a cottage near Moscow, making hats for Madame Irène. Madame and... (60 mins.)
Director: Boris Barnet
 
11.
Fanny Hawthorne (1927)
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A celebration of working class leisure activities at Hindle, Lancashire, during "Wakes Week", an annual... (120 mins.)
Director: Maurice Elvey
“ a/k/a 'Hindle Wakes' ” - christopherpip
 
12.
It (1927)
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A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy. (72 mins.)
Director: Clarence Badger
 
13.
The Jazz Singer (1927)
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The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer. (88 mins.)
Director: Alan Crosland
 
14.
The Kid Brother (1927)
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A sheriff's milquetoast son has a chance to prove himself when a medicine show run by con artists comes into town. (82 mins.)
Director: Ted Wilde, J.A. Howe
 
15.
The King of Kings (1927)
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Jesus Christ faces religious and political oppression during his ministry and in the days before his death and resurrection. (155 mins.)
 
16.
The Lodger (1927)
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London. (68 mins.)
 
17.
London After Midnight (1927)
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The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires? (69 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
18.
Love (1927)
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A married woman compromises her social standing and family life when she falls for a young officer. (82 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
19.
The Love of Jeanne Ney (1927)
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In the Crimea, the Reds and the Whites aren't done fighting, and Jeanne discovers that the man she loves is a Bolshevik (when he kills her father)... (100 mins.)
 
20.
The Love of Sunya (1927)
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A young woman at life's crossroads is granted mystic visions of how her decisions will affect her future life. (78 mins.)
Director: Albert Parker
 
21.
Metropolis (1927)
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In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences. (153 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
22.
My Best Girl (1927)
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Joe Merrill, son of the millionaire owner of a chain of 5 and 10 cent stores, poses as Joe Grant, and... (80 mins.)
Director: Sam Taylor
 
23.
The Red Mill (1927)
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A silent version of the Victor Herbert-Henry Blossom operetta (74 mins.)
 
24.
7th Heaven (1927)
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A street cleaner saves a young woman's life, and the pair slowly fall in love until war intervenes. (110 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
25.
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)
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A cloistered, overprotected Austrian prince falls in love with a down-to-earth barmaid in this "Viennese fairy tale." (106 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
26.
Sunrise (1927)
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A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife. (94 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
27.
The Three-Sided Mirror (1927)
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Psychological narrative avantgarde film about a wealthy young businessman who consecutively falls in love with a classy English woman (Pearl)... (45 mins.)
Director: Jean Epstein
 
28.
Two Arabian Knights (1927)
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Two American soldiers are captured by the Germans on the Western Front during World War One and escape a POW camp only to stumble into further life-threatening adventures when they come across an Arabian king's daughter while on the lam. (92 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
29.
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)
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Slavery tears apart a black family in the South before the start of the Civil War. (144 mins.)
 
30.
Underworld (1927)
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Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend. (80 mins.)
 
31.
The Unknown (1927)
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A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost. (63 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
32.
West Point (1927)
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Wealthy Brice Wayne enters West Point and, though he does well on the football field, angers fellow cadets with his arrogance... (95 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick
 
33.
Wings (1927)
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Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I. (144 mins.)