Silent Film Saturday Episodesby pitsburghfuzz | created - 15 Jul 2013 | updated - 15 Jul 2013 | Public
Films I've reviewed on my weekly series.
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1. The General (1926)
Not Rated | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.
2. Mockery (1927)
75 min | Drama, Romance
During the Russian Revolution, a mentally challenged peasant saves then obsesses over a beautiful countess.
3. The Lost World (1925)
Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.
Votes: 3,842 | Gross: $0.55M
4. The Penalty (1920)
Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A deformed criminal mastermind plans to loot the city of San Francisco as well as revenge himself on the doctor who mistakenly amputated his legs.
5. The Golem (1920)
Unrated | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror
In 16th-century Prague, a rabbi creates the Golem - a giant creature made of clay. Using sorcery, he brings the creature to life in order to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution.
6. Mr. Wu (1927)
Passed | 91 min | Drama, Romance
When Mandarin Wu's unmarried daughter becomes pregnant by a young Englishman, he seeks vengeance.
7. The Circus (1928)
G | 72 min | Comedy, Romance
The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus.
8. The Blackbird (1926)
Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Two thieves, the Blackbird and West End Bertie, fall in love with the same girl, a French nightclub performer named Fifi. Each man tries to outdo the other to win her heart.
Votes: 553 | Gross: $0.25M
9. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
Not Rated | 45 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.
10. Tell It to the Marines (1926)
Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A gruff Marine sergeant and a handsome new recruit compete for the affection of a nurse.
11. A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923)
TV-PG | 82 min | Drama, Romance
A kept woman runs into her former fiancé and finds herself torn between love and comfort.
Votes: 4,076 | Gross: $0.39M
12. The Black Pirate (1926)
PG | 88 min | Adventure, Action
Seeking revenge, an athletic young man joins the pirate band responsible for his father's death.
Votes: 1,433 | Gross: $0.68M
13. Nomads of the North (1920)
109 min | Drama
A Canadian Mountie allows an innocent fugitive to escape with the women he loves.
14. Metropolis (1927)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 133,487 | Gross: $0.03M
15. The Monster (1925)
Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
A meek clerk who doubles as an amateur detective investigates some very strange goings-on at a remote mental sanitarium.
16. Safety Last! (1923)
Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy, Thriller
When a store clerk organizes a publicity stunt, in which a friend climbs the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.
Votes: 15,054 | Gross: $0.62M
17. Where East Is East (1929)
Not Rated | 65 min | Drama, Romance
When an animal trapper in Indo-China finds that his daughter's fiancé is being successfully seduced by her estranged mother, he takes appropriate action.
18. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Not Rated | 195 min | Drama, History, War
The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.
Votes: 19,216 | Gross: $10.00M
19. Outside the Law (1920)
Passed | 75 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
In this early collaboration with director Tod Browning (Dracula, Freaks), Chaney delivers a dual performance of dramatic intensity, starring as Ah Wing, a kind-hearted student of Confucian ... See full summary »