Search results for "1929"
The Letter

The Letter

The Letter
IMDb: 6.7
65

A planter’s wife shoots a neighbor, but tells conflicting stories of what happened.

Genre: Drama
The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles
IMDb: 6.5
76

One of the last of the silent Sherlock films.

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney
IMDb: 6
94

There is a big charity function at the house of Mrs. Cheyney and a lot of society is present. With her rich husband, deceased, rich old Lord Elton and playboy…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Say It with Songs

Say It with Songs

Say It with Songs
IMDb: 4.9
95

Joe Lane, radio entertainer and songwriter, learns that the manager of the studio, Arthur Phillips, has made improper advances to his wife, Katherine. Infuriated, Lane engages him in a fight,…

Genre: Music
The Black Watch

The Black Watch

The Black Watch
IMDb: 5.7
93

Captain Donald King of the British Army goes to India just as World War I breaks out, convincing his comrades that he is a coward. In reality, he is on…

Figaro

Figaro

Figaro
IMDb: 6.9
120

A silent adaptation of the 1778 Beaumarchais play The Marriage of Figaro, with material also used from its two sequels.

Genre: Drama
The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu

The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu

The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu
IMDb: 6.2
80

A Chinese doctor vows revenge against the allied troops who killed his wife and child during the Boxer Rebellion.

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Seven Keys to Baldpate
IMDb: 6.1
73

A writer rents what he believes is a deserted lodge in order to complete his novel. But then six other people show up one-by-one, each for reasons of their own.

The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island
IMDb: 6.1
95

On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island’s inhabitants. Dakkar, his daughter Sonia…

Fragment of an Empire

Fragment of an Empire

Fragment of an Empire
IMDb: 7.3
96

Described by historian Paul Rotha as “the epitome of the Soviet propaganda film, realized with extraordinary skill of technical achievement”, Fragment of an Empire was the first important film effort…

Genre: Drama
Welcome Danger

Welcome Danger

Welcome Danger
IMDb: 5.9
115

A gentle botany student has to toughen up to replace his father as chief of police.

Genre: Comedy
The Canary Murder Case

The Canary Murder Case

The Canary Murder Case
IMDb: 5.9
82

A beautiful showgirl, name “the Canary” is a scheming nightclub singer. Blackmailing is her game and with that she ends up dead. But who killed “the Canary”. All the suspects…

Bulldog Drummond

Bulldog Drummond

Bulldog Drummond
IMDb: 6.4
90

Hugh ‘Bulldog’ Drummond is a British WWI veteran who longs for some excitement after he returns to the humdrum existence of civilian life. He gets what he’s looking for when…

The Scar of Shame

The Scar of Shame

The Scar of Shame
IMDb: 6.2
86

An educated, upscale young black musician marries a woman from a lower socioeconomic class to get her out of the clutches of her stepfather.

Genre: Drama
The Manxman

The Manxman

The Manxman
IMDb: 6.2
83

A fisherman and a rising lawyer who grew up as brothers fall in love with the same woman.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Finis Terrae

Finis Terrae

Finis Terrae
IMDb: 7.3
80

On the islet Bannec, off the coast of Brittany, four fishermen have set up camp for three months to harvest seaweed. If processed correctly, the ash of the seaweed can…

Genre: Drama
Spite Marriage

Spite Marriage

Spite Marriage
IMDb: 7
76

An unimpressive but well-intentioned man is given the chance to marry a popular actress, of whom he has been a hopeless fan. But what he doesn’t realize is that he…

Genre: Comedy
Blackmail

Blackmail

Blackmail
IMDb: 7
N/A

Follow the adventures and misadventures of Penny, a 14-year-old African American girl who’s doing her best to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. Penny’s every encounter inevitably spirals into…

Genre: Animation
The Steel Road

The Steel Road

The Steel Road
IMDb: 7.2
77

Bold and exhilarating documentary account of the building of the Turkestan-Siberian railway, presented as a heroic triumph of Soviet progress over natural adversity.

Rain

Rain

Rain
IMDb: 7.2
12

A beautiful and evocative portrait of Ivens’ native city of Amsterdam.

Skyscraper Symphony

Skyscraper Symphony

Skyscraper Symphony
IMDb: 5.9
9

A montage of the skyscrapers of Manhattan opens with a succession of stationary views of the upper portions of numerous buildings. This is followed by a wide variety of fluid…

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew
IMDb: 6.3
63

Adapted from Shakespeare’s play: Baptista Minola, a wealthy resident of Padua, is the father of Katherine and Bianca. The younger daughter, Bianca, is charming and has many suitors. But her…

Genre: Comedy
Drifters

Drifters

Drifters
IMDb: 6.6
49

A silent film by John Grierson. It tells the story of Britain’s North Sea herring fishery.

St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues
IMDb: 6.5
16

In this all-black cast short, legendary blues singer Bessie Smith finds her gambler lover Jimmy messin’ with a pretty, younger woman; he leaves and she sings the blues, with chorus…

Genre: Drama, Music
The Romance of Seville

The Romance of Seville

The Romance of Seville
IMDb: 5.2
58

Dolores and Ramon celebrate their arranged betrothal with little enthusiasm: Dolores has a lover, and Ramon wants his freedom so that he can pursue Pepita. Having heard of Ramon’s betrothal,…

Genre: Romance
Broadway

Broadway

Broadway
IMDb: 6.2
105

A naive young dancer in a Broadway show innocently gets involved in backstage bootlegging and murder.

Genre: Crime, Music
Glorifying the American Girl

Glorifying the American Girl

Glorifying the American Girl
IMDb: 5.8
95

A young woman, who wants to be in the Follies, is making ends meet by working at a department store’s sheet music department, where she sings the latest hits. She…

Genre: Music
Black and Tan

Black and Tan

Black and Tan
IMDb: 6.4
19

Duke Ellington plays hot jazz in a fictional story that finds him down on his luck; he tries in vain to dissuade his friend, dancer Fredi Washington, from working with…

Genre: Drama, Music
The Informer

The Informer

The Informer
IMDb: 7.1
83

A man betrays his best friend, a member of a terrorist organisation, to the authorities and is then pursued by the other members of the organisation.

Genre: Drama
Lucky Star

Lucky Star

Lucky Star
IMDb: 7.8
99

Mary, a poor farm girl, meets Tim just as word comes that war has been declared. Tim enlists in the army and goes to the battlefields of Europe, where he…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Broadway Melody

The Broadway Melody

The Broadway Melody
IMDb: 5.7
100

The vaudeville act of Harriet and Queenie Mahoney comes to Broadway, where their friend Eddie Kerns needs them for his number in one of Francis Zanfield’s shows. When Eddie meets…

The Shakedown

The Shakedown

The Shakedown
IMDb: 6.6
70

The life of a less-than successful professional boxer changes when he takes in an orphan.

The Cocoanuts

The Cocoanuts

The Cocoanuts
IMDb: 7
96

During the Florida land boom, the Marx Brothers run a hotel, auction off some land and thwart a jewel robbery.

Genre: Comedy, Music
Diary of a Lost Girl

Diary of a Lost Girl

Diary of a Lost Girl
IMDb: 7.9
113

Thymian Henning, an innocent young girl, is raped by the clerk of her father’s pharmacy. She becomes pregnant, is rejected by her family, and must fend for herself in a…

Genre: Drama
Woman in the Moon

Woman in the Moon

Woman in the Moon
IMDb: 7.3
170

A scientist discovers that there’s gold on the moon. He builds a rocket to fly there, but there’s too much rivalry among the crew to have a successful expedition.

Hallelujah

Hallelujah

Hallelujah
IMDb: 6.7
100

A black laborer turns preacher after accidentally killing a man.

Genre: Drama, Music
Piccadilly

Piccadilly

Piccadilly
IMDb: 7.1
109

A young Chinese woman, working in the kitchen at a London dance club, is given the chance to become the club’s main act.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Asphalt

Asphalt

Asphalt
IMDb: 7.4
93

One of the last great German Expressionist films of the silent era, Joe May’s Asphalt is a love story set in the traffic-strewn Berlin of the late 1920s. Starring the…

Genre: Drama
Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt
IMDb: 6.5
85

A criminal known as Thunderbolt is imprisoned and facing execution. Into the next cell is placed Bob Moran, an innocent man who has been framed and who is in love…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Un Chien Andalou

Un Chien Andalou

Un Chien Andalou
IMDb: 7.7
21

Un Chien Andalou is an European avant-garde surrealist film, a collaboration between director Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali.

Genre: Fantasy, Horror