Socialite Anatol Spencer seeks a better relation that he has with his wife. He sets up the friend of his youth Emilie in an apartment only to have her two-time him. He comforts the near ... See full summary »
Society-girl thrill seeker Lydia causes the death of motorcycle policeman and is prosecuted by her fiancé Daniel who describes in lurid detail the downfall of Rome. While she's in prison she reforms and Daniel becomes a wasted alcoholic.
Angela and Bob Brooks are an upper class couple. Unfortunately, Bob is an unfaithful husband. But Angela has a plan to win back her husband's affections. An elaborate masquerade ball is to ... See full summary »
Jim Wyngate, an English aristocrat, comes to the American West under a cloud of suspicion for embezzlement actually committed by his cousin Lord Henry. In Wyoming, Wyngate runs afoul of ... See full summary »
Cecil B. DeMille
In a Mexican border town Arthur befriends cantina girl Poll. She falls for him but he still loves the dancer Rosa. When the cigar Poll gives him explodes and blinds him, Arthur is duped ... See full summary »
Femme fatale Flora marries a titled European to save the family planation. Her husband and a rival fall to their deaths in a glacier. Next Flora weds her sister Margaret's love Admah. She ... See full summary »
Cecil B. DeMille
Henry B. Walthall,
I bought this video not knowing much about the contents, as I did most of my silent films. It is trial and error. Some are rubbish and a waste of time. 'Walking Back' though was different. It started as any other silent movie. Not much plot and the over-the-top acting which makes you feel uncomfortable. Namely the son showing his affection for his mother, way too much kissing. But then the action starts. I won't go into any detail but the highlight of the movie is the car fight. Two brand new, gleaming, sparkling, shiny 1920s cars are wrecked in a vicious 10 minute fight, a kind of Demolition Derby with just two cars (try doing 10 minutes with two Fords!!!). The stars are really getting thrown about like they wouldn't dare do nowadays and even the cameraman falls from his perch!. All comes good in the end though and I'm really glad to have this film in my collection. It's not widely available so you will have to search for it but it will be worth the effort!.
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