Warner Bros: 1926-1956

A list of Warner Bros. pictures from 1926 (debut of Don Juan, their first semi-sound film) to 1956 (the year Jack L. Warner infamously betrayed his brother out of the business). Not included are shorts, pre-1929 First National pictures or pictures which were distributed but not produced by the Warners.
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1.
Don Juan (1926)
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Misogynistic skirt chaser Don Juan falls for a convent girl. (110 mins.)
Director: Alan Crosland
“ First film to use synchronized sound. Remade as 1948's the Adventures of Don Juan. ” - dusky-1
 
2.
Broken Hearts of Hollywood (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Virginia Perry, a former movie star, leaves her family and returns to Hollywood to make a comeback,... (80 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
3.
Millionaires (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Meyer Rubens and his wife, Esther, own a pressing-shop in New York's lower East Side. Esther wants to move on up to the upper West Side... (70 mins.)
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
4.
Across the Pacific (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Following the Spanish-American War, a soldier is given the assignment of finding the leader of a band of rebels in the Phillipines... (78 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
5.
The Better 'Ole (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The adventures of Old Bill and his friends Bert and Alf in the trenches of the first World War. (95 mins.)
 
6.
My Official Wife (1926)
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A glittering drama of Imperial Russia in the days before the Revolution and the reckless life of the aristocracy in the days of the Czar, featuring gorgeous gowns, beautiful women and spectacular settings. (84 mins.)
Director: Paul L. Stein
 
7.
Private Izzy Murphy (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Isadore "Izzy" Goldberg changes his name to I. Patrick Murphy because his store is in an Irish-neighborhood in New York City... (80 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
8.
While London Sleeps (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Rinty is a police-dog (and faithful companion) assigned to a young Scotland Yard police-officer who covers the Limehouse district of London... (63 mins.)
 
9.
The Third Degree (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
(80 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Remake of 1919 version. ” - dusky-1
 
10.
Finger Prints (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
11.
Wolf's Clothing (1927)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
12.
The Fortune Hunter (1927)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Charles Reisner
“ Remake of 1920 version. A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
13.
Don't Tell the Wife (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Paul L. Stein
“ Remake of 1925's Kiss Me Again. A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
14.
When a Man Loves (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A nobleman studying for the priesthood abandons his vocation in 18th Century France when he falls in love with a beautiful, but reluctant, courtesan. (111 mins.)
Director: Alan Crosland
 
15.
Hills of Kentucky (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
(70 mins.)
 
16.
The Gay Old Bird (1927)
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(70 mins.)
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
17.
White Flannels (1927)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
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19.
Matinee Ladies (1927)
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Law student Bob Ward, short on money, takes a job as a "dancing companion" at a roadhouse, where most... (70 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
 
20.
The Brute (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
21.
Bitter Apples (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
John Wyncote's father dies, leaving him a bankrupt business. He instructs the family attorney, Thorden...
Director: Harry O. Hoyt
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
22.
The Climbers (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Paul L. Stein
“ Remake of 1919's the Climbers. A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
23.
Tracked by the Police (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The Laguna Dam is to be built in Arizona,to supply water to desert-land unfit for cultivation or stock-raising. Rival companies bid for the building contract, which leads to violence and danger for Bob Owen and his dog Satan.
Director: Ray Enright
“ Debut of Ray Enright. ” - dusky-1
 
24.
Irish Hearts (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.8/10 X  
Sheila, a feisty Irish girl, loves Emmett, a somewhat shady Irish boy. When Emmett goes to America, Sheila and her father follow and join him... (60 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
“ Holds the distinction of lowest IMDB rating on this list. A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
25.
The Missing Link (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Charles Reisner
 
26.
A Million Bid (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Remake of 1914 version. ” - dusky-1
 
27.
Simple Sis (1927)
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(70 mins.)
 
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“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
29.
Dearie (1927)
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Finding herself in dire circumstances, the widowed Sylvia Darling determines that her son, Stephen,... (60 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
30.
Old San Francisco (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In San Francisco, a villainous land owner with underworld connections seeks to steal the property of an old Spanish family. (88 mins.)
Director: Alan Crosland
 
32.
The First Auto (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Hank owns horses, stables horses and races horses. He favorite horse always wins and he is prosperous and will known... (75 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
33.
The Heart of Maryland (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
The Heart of Maryland (1927) is a silent film costume Vitaphone drama produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by Lloyd Bacon. The film stars Dolores Costello in the title character and features Jason Robards, Sr.. (60 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Remake of 1921 version. ” - dusky-1
 
34.
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
35.
The Desired Woman (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
36.
Slightly Used (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
“ Remade as 1930's the Flirting Widow. ” - dusky-1
 
37.
Jaws of Steel (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
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39.
A Sailor's Sweetheart (1927)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
40.
The Jazz Singer (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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
“ First partial-talkie film. Warner Bros. won a special Academy Award for producing "the pioneer outstanding talking picture, which has revolutionized the industry." Remade in 1952. ” - dusky-1
 
41.
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
42.
The College Widow (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
The College Widow (1927) is an American silent comedy film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by Archie Mayo... (67 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
“ Remade in 1930 as Maybe it's Love and 1936 as Freshman Love. A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
43.
A Reno Divorce (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Ralph Graves
 
44.
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
45.
Good Time Charley (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
46.
The Silver Slave (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Bernice Randall, who has forsaken the love of her sweetheart, Tom Richards, to marry for wealth, turns... (70 mins.)
 
47.
The Girl from Chicago (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
48.
Ginsberg the Great (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
49.
Brass Knuckles (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(68 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
50.
If I Were Single (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
51.
Ham and Eggs at the Front (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
52.
Husbands for Rent (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Henry Lehrman
“ Screen debut of Hugh Herbert. A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
53.
Beware of Married Men (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
54.
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
55.
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
56.
Across the Atlantic (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Brothers Hugh and Dan Clayton are both in love with Phyllis, their father's secretary. She finally chooses Hugh...
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
57.
Powder My Back (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Powder My Back is a lost 1928 silent film comedy directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring Irene Rich. It was produced and distributed by Warner Bros. who released it with a Vitaphone music and sound effects track. (70 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
58.
Tenderloin (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Rose Shannon, a dancing girl at "Kelly's," in the 'Tenderloin' district of New York City, worships at a distance Chuck White... (85 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Partial-talkie. A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
59.
Domestic Troubles (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(58 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
60.
The Crimson City (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Director: Archie Mayo
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
61.
Rinty of the Desert (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(54 mins.)
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
62.
Glorious Betsy (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The real-life courtship, marriage, and forced breakup of Jérôme Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon, and his rich wife from the American south, Elizabeth Patterson. Napoleon did not approve of the union and fixes him up with another girl. (80 mins.)
Director: Alan Crosland
“ Partial-talkie. Remade in 1936 as Hearts Divided. ” - dusky-1
 
63.
Pay as You Enter (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(55 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
64.
The Lion and the Mouse (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Judge Ross, on the Federal Bench, rules in favor of a large company in litigation before him, unaware...
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Partial-talkie. Remake of 1919 version. ” - dusky-1
 
65.
Five and Ten Cent Annie (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
66.
Lights of New York (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two men are conned into bootlegging business. (57 mins.)
Director: Bryan Foy
“ First all-talkie film. First Warner Bros. gangster movie. ” - dusky-1
 
67.
Women They Talk About (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
68.
Caught in the Fog (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(70 mins.)
 
69.
State Street Sadie (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(75 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
70.
The Terror (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Guests at an old English manor house are stalked by a mysterious killer known only as 'The Terror.' (85 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
71.
The Singing Fool (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A singing waiter and composer (Al Jolson) loves two women (Betty Bronson, Josephine Dunn), conquers Broadway and holds his dying son, singing "Sonny Boy." (105 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Partial-talkie. Believed to be the most successful Warner Bros. picture. ” - dusky-1
 
72.
Land of the Silver Fox (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
In his first 'barking talkie", set in the far-North in the silver-fox trapping country, Rin-Tin-Tin... (58 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
73.
Beware of Bachelors (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(64 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
74.
Noah's Ark (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The Biblical story of Noah and the Great Flood, with a parallel story of soldiers in the First World War. (135 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
75.
“ A lost film. Remade in 1936 as Times Square Playboy and in 1940 as Ladies Must Live. ” - dusky-1
 
76.
On Trial (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(91 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
“ Remade in 1939. ” - dusky-1
 
77.
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
78.
My Man (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A mailman, lives a normal everyday life, until one day, something unexpected happens, and everything he knew changes. (99 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
“ Screen debut of Fannie Brice. A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
79.
Conquest (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(75 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
80.
Synthetic Sin (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Famed playwright Donald latest work flopped because fiancée Betty is too unsophisticated to play the lead... (72 mins.)
 
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82.
Fancy Baggage (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(80 mins.)
Director: John G. Adolfi
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
83.
Seven Footprints to Satan (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young man of society wants to make an expedition to Africa, but his fiancée asks him for help about... (60 mins.)
 
84.
Stark Mad (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
An expedition sets out through the jungle to find a missing explorer, but stumbles upon an ancient Mayan temple that houses a giant ape. (70 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
85.
His Captive Woman (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(80 mins.)
 
87.
The Million Dollar Collar (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Bill Holmes ( Matty Kemp ) rescues Rinty ( Rin-Tin-Tin ) from a car wreck not realizing that there is... (62 mins.)
 
88.
Weary River (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A gangster is put in prison, but finds salvation through music while serving his time. Again on the outside, he finds success elusive and temptations abound. (86 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
89.
The Redeeming Sin (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
The Redeeming Sin (1929) is a crime drama part-talking silent film with Vitaphone music and sound effects. It was produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and stars Dolores Costello. This film is currently a lost film. (75 mins.)
“ A lost film. Remake of 1925 version. ” - dusky-1
 
90.
Children of the Ritz (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
A spoiled rich girl falls for a poor chauffeur. Their situations are changed when her family loses all their money and he wins $50,000 at a racetrack... (71 mins.)
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
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92.
The Lawless Legion (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Sheriff Keiver's ( Howard Truesdell ) daughter, Mary ( Nora Lane ), promises to marry Cal Stanley (...
Director: Harry Joe Brown
 
93.
The Royal Rider (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(67 mins.)
Director: Harry J. Brown
 
94.
Stolen Kisses (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
95.
Sonny Boy (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
96.
Why Be Good? (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A flapper with a dubious reputation enjoys a vivacious night of dancing and finds herself romantically linked to her boss. (84 mins.)
 
97.
Midnight Taxi (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Harry Piel
 
98.
One Stolen Night (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(58 mins.)
Director: Scott R. Dunlap
“ A lost film. Remake of 1923 version. ” - dusky-1
 
99.
Kid Gloves (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Ray Enright
“ A lost film. ” - dusky-1
 
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