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Selected  Individual  Films,  1903 to 1929
{ in alphabetical order }

"The Battleship Potemkin"
aka "Bronenosets Potyomkin 1905"

[Russia/Goskino Dec 1925; reissued 1950]
Battleship Potemkin original poster  Based on the historical Odessa revolt of 1905; sailors aboard the battleship Potemkin refuse to eat rancid meat and the admiral orders them shot; the sailors mutiny and kill the officers; the citizens of Odessa rally behind the sailors; cossacks arrive and slaughter the unarmed citizens on the harbor steps (famous sequence) and then the Russian navy destroys the Potemkin.
Co-written, directed & edited by Sergei M. Eisenstein [1898-1948]; starring Aleksandr Antonov
Kino Video b&w Blu-ray [4/2010] for $25.99
Image Ent. b&w DVD [10/98] for $23.49
Delta b&w DVD [3/2004] out of prodn/used
Hollywood Select Video b&w VHS [8/97] out of prodn/used
Soundtrack Factory Edmund Meisel soundtrack CD [9/2000] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
Eisenstein's Potemkin Shot-By-Shot  
"Sergei M. Eisenstein's Potemkin: A Shot-By-Shot Presentation" [1972]
by David Mayer

Da Capo Press 8x5½ pb [1/2001] for $16.95
Viking hardcover [2/72] out of print/used

entry about the film at Wikipedia

Battleship Potemkin Film Companion book by Richard Taylor  "The Battleship Potemkin: The Film Companion" [1988]
by Richard Taylor

I.B. Tauris 8½x5½ pb [3/2001] for $21.95

"Battleship Potemkin" script [1984] critical text by Andrew Sinclair
Faber & Faber 8¾x5½ pb [8/88] out of print/used

"The Beloved Rogue"  [1927]
Starring John Barrymore; full credits from IMDb

"Ben Hur: A Tale of The Christ"
[M.G.M. Dec 1925 silent; 1931 sound re-release; 1989 restoration]
Ben Hur classic silent movie 1925 poster - two-shot  
Ben Hur classic silent movie 1925 poster couch  
Once friends in childhood, Judah Ben-Hur becomes a wealthy merchant and Messala becomes a Roman soldier. An accident during a parade causes Judah to be made a galley slave; determined on revenge, he survives and becomes a famous Roman athlete. Return-ing to Judeah, Judah is unable to find his sister and mother, believes them to be dead, and blames Messala. (At a cost of $3.9 million, the most expensive silent movie ever made. The famous chariot race sequence was filmed on a gigantic set built at Venice & La Cienega in East Culver City, California. The film took six years to turn a small profit, from the 1931 sound-added re-release.) Produced by J.J. Cohn {see 1959}, Samuel Goldwyn, Louis B. Mayer & Irving Thalberg; directed by Fred Niblo {chariot race directed by B. Reeves Eason; one of the assistant directors was William Wyler - see 1959}; based on the 1880 novel by Gen. Lew Wallace; starring Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson, Kathleen Key, Carmel Myers, Nigel De Brulier, Mitchell Lewis, Frank Currier, Charles Belcher, Dale Fuller, Winter Hall & Claude Payton, with 125,000 extras; listed on the National Film Registry (1997)
1989 Turner restoration available on DVD as part of the 1959 movie 4-disk Collector's Edition
1925 & 1959 versions: Warner Home Video Collector's Edition DVD [9/2005] 4-disks for $12.22
1925 version only: Warner Home Video b&w VHS [9/98] for $25.00
27"x40" two-shot poster from Amazon - no longer available
11"x17" couch poster from Amazon for $9.98
full credits from IMDbfilm entry at Wikipedia

Ben Hur novel by Gen. Lew Wallace  "Ben Hur: A Tale of The Christ" [1880 bestseller] by Gen. Lew Wallace [1827-1905]
the most popular novel of the XIXth Century, and always in print for over 100 years;
listed in Top Ten of 100 Best Books In New Mexico [Jan 2011]
Kindle Edition from Art & Poetry Publng [3/2011] for 99¢
Signet Classics mass pb [2/2003] for $7.95
Norilana Books 9x6 pb [10/2007] for $4.95
Norilana Books 9¼x6¼ hardcover [10/2007] for $25.16
book entry at Wikipedia

more details (synopses, sequels, stageplays, posters, books & ebooks, links, merchandise) on
"Ben-Hur" Novel & Movies Page at Spirit of America Bookstore

"La Bibbia" (The Bible) silent epic
[Italy Nov 1920, USA June 1922]
La Bibbia / After Six Days on DVD  The original 11-reel (approx. 110 minutes) Biblical epic is considered lost; it was released in Italy in 1920 and in the U.S. in 1922; a shortened version called "After Six Days" was also released in 1920, at a length of 62 minutes, and re-released as a sound film in 1929. The story covers the Garden of Eden, Noah and the ark, Moses and the Hebrews in Egypt, and King Solomon. The DVD also includes an hour-long silent movies compilation film "Yesterday and Today" [1953] written & hosted by George Jessel. Produced & directed by Pier Antonio Gariazzo & Armando Vey
V.C.I. Ent. b&w DVD [5/2011] for $17.99
no IMDb entry for "La Bibbia" • "After Six Days" credits at IMDb

"The Big Parade"  [M.G.M. Nov 1925; restored 2005]
The Big Parade silent classic  Actually the prologue to screenwriter L. Stallings's autobiographical novel "Plumes"; an idle rich American boy enlists in the Army and is sent to France where he becomes friends with two fellow soldiers, suffers in the trenches, and finds love with a French girl. Directed by King Vidor [1894-1982]; script by Harry Behn, based on a play by Joseph Farnham [1884-1931] and the story "Plumes" {below) by Laurence Stallings; starring John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Hobart Bosworth, Claire McDowell, Claire Adams, Robert Ober, Tom O'Brien, Karl Dane, Kathleen Key, Rosita Marstini & Julanne Johnston; listed on National Film Registry (1992)
Warner b&w VHS [4/92] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
Plumes autobographical novel  
"Plumes" [1924] by Laurence Stallings [1894-1968]
Used as partial basis for Vidor's silent war film "The Big Parade" [1925], the autobographical novel tells of the aftermath of military service in Europe during The Great War; the author/protagonist returned to a wife and daughter after losing a leg in battle and struggled with the loss of his idealistic faith in government and society.
Univ SC Press 8x5 pb [11/2006] for $15.56

"Metaphor" [1980 short]
Color documentary produced & directed by King Vidor [1894-1982] about the
influence of his silent classic film "The Big Parade" on painter Andrew Wyeth
video/DVD not available; credits from IMDb

"The Birth of A Nation"
[D.W.G./Epoch silent classic Feb 1915]
Griffith's Birth of A Nation 1915 movie poster  
Griffith's Clansman 1915 movie poster  
Originally released as "The Clansman", shortly retitled as "The Birth of A Nation"; the film reflects the racist nature of the Dixon book (and of the Reconstruction Era), and was protested by the N.A.A.C.P. & others on re-release in 1922. The full-length version is 190 minutes. The plot follows two families in South Carolina on opposite sides in the U.S. Civil War; later events include recreations of historic Civil War battles, the assassination of President Lincoln, the post-war Reconstruction, and the founding of the Ku Klux Klan. Co-written & directed by D.W. Griffith [1875-1948]; based on the 1905 novel & play "The Clansman" by Thomas F. Dixon Jr.; starring Ralph Lewis, Elmer Clifton, Robert Harron, Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Mary Alden, Walter Long, George Siegmann, Wallace Reid, Joseph Henabery {as Abraham Lincoln}, Josephine Crowell, Spottiswoode Aitken, George Beranger, Maxfield Stanley, Jennie Lee, Raoul Walsh {as John Wilkes Booth}, Donald Crisp (as Gen. Grant} & Howard Gaye {as Gen. Lee}; listed on National Film Registry (1992)
Kino Intl. Deluxe Edition 187-minute b&w Blu-ray [11/2011] 3 disks for $24.93
Kino Intl. Deluxe Edition 187-minute b&w DVD [11/2011] 3 disks for $18.36
Big D Films 190-minute silent b&w DVD [5/2009] for $15.08
Image Ent. 187-minute b&w silent DVD [11/98] for $14.91
Desert Island Films 163-minute silent b&w DVD [8/2011] for $12.65
Reel Enterprises 159-minute b&w DVD [11/2006] for $12.95
Triad Prodns 125-minute remastered silent b&w DVD [10/2008] for $14.95
Alpha Video 90-minute silent b&w DVD [4/2005] for $7.71
Kino Video 165-minute b&w silent VHS [12/2002] 2 tapes for $24.95
Republic Pictures 165-minute b&w silent VHS [9/94] 2 tapes for $9.69
full credits from IMDb
"The Clansman" 11"x17" poster available at Amazon

more details (synopsis, books, posters, links) on
Magic Lantern's "The Birth of A Nation" 1915 Movie Page

"The Black Pirate"
[Elton Corp. March 1926 silent]
Black Pirate video  A nobleman infiltrates a pirate band to avenge the death of his father; NOTE: filmed in 2-strip color. Directed by Albert Parker; produced & co-written by & starring Douglas Fairbanks; also starring Billie Dove & Donald Crisp; listed in the National Film Registry (1993)
Image Ent. color DVD [8/99] for $26.96
Kino Video color VHS [6/96] for $24.95
full credits from IMDb

"Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man & The Girl"
[Paramount/United Artists May 1919 silent]
full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (1996)

"The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari"  [1920]
Starring Conrad Veidt • full credits from IMDb

"Cabiria" [Italy April 1914; restored 1985]
Cabiria / D'Annunzio poster   "One of the most influential films ever made ... visually stunning." Set against the Punic Wars, a little princess, believed killed in a volcanic eruption, is then kidnapped by pirates and sold into slavery in Carthage. A Roman noble and his slave save the girl from sacrifice to the local god Moloch, and she then becomes the slave of the queen. Ten years later, Carthage falls to the Roman army, and Cabiria is able to return home. Produced, co-written & directed by Giovanni Pastrone; co-written by Gabriele D'Annunzio, based on a book by Titus Livus; starring Carolina Catena, Letizia Quarante, Umberto Mozzato, Bartolomeo Pagano, Italia Almirante-Manzini & Gina Marangoni
Kino Video tinted b&w DVD [11/2000] for $26.99
Kino Video tinted b&w VHS [11/98] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb

"Civilization: An Epic of Humanity"
[Ince/Triangle June 1916 silent epic]
Civilization 1916 silent epic   A warrior king starts a war. A submarine commander refuses to torpedo a defense-less passenger ship; the submarine is sunk and the captain is drowned and enters the spirit world. Christ returns to earth in the captain's body and is put on trial for treason, but the magical figure then escorts the warrior king on a tour of the horrors of war to convince him to stop making war. Produced & co-directed by Thomas Ince; co-directed by Reginald Barker & others; starring Howard C. Hickman, Enid Markey, J. Frank Burke, George Fisher & Herschel Mayall; listed on National Film Registry (1999)
not available on DVD; Kino Video b&w VHS [6/2000] for $28.45
11"x17" poster from Amazon for $14.36
full credits at IMDb

"Le Comte de Monte-Cristo"
[France Oct 1929 2-part silent; restored 2006]
poster for Le Comte de Monte-Cristo novel of 1844  restored print presented at Cannes in 2006 by ZZ Productions; screened on 7 June 2008 with live orchestra performance by L'Orchestre National de le Ile de France at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, France Co-written & directed by Henri Fescourt; adapted from the 1844 Alexandre Dumas novel; starring Jean Angelo, Lil Dagover, Gaston Modot & Marie Glory
video/DVD not available; full credits from IMDb
24"x32" book poster from Amazon for $55.99

"The Daughter of Dawn" all-Native American silent film [Texas Film Co. 1920]
'The Daughter of Dawn' 1920 all-Native American silent feature film  Filmed in the Wichita Mountains of Oklahoma; cast is entirely Comanche & Kiowa Indians; film was shown locally and at preview screenings in Los Angeles, Oklahoma City, and at the White House, but never released and long thought lost; nitrate print discovered in Georgia in 2005 was restored and shown in 2012; very authentic record of Plains Indian life, as the 300 actors brought their own teepees and clothing and horses and household practices; DVD & Blu-ray include 8 short docufilms.
Co-written & directed by Norbert A. Myles; produced & co-written by Richard Banks; starring Belo Cozad, Em-koy-e-tie, Hunting Horse, Esther LeBarre {as Daughter of Dawn}, Wanada Parker, White Parker, Jack Sankeydoty, Old Man Saupitty, Slim Tyebo, Oscar Yellow Wolf; listed at the Library of Congress National Film Registry (2013)
Milestone Films b&w Blu-ray [7/2016] for $34.95
Milestone Films b&w DVD [7/2016] for $29.95
full credits at IMDbdistributor's official moviesite
watch 2/2014 KFDX-3 TV docu segment [6:58] online at YouTube
Oklahoma Historical Society 5/2012 article by Leo Kelley (.PDF file with photos)

"Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde"  [1920]
Starring John Barrymore; full credits from IMDb

"Flesh and The Devil"  [M.G.M. Dec 1926 silent]
Directed by Clarence Brown; starring John Gilbert, Greta Garbo & Lars Hanson
full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (2006)

"The Four Horsemen  of  The  Apocalypse"
[Metro Pictures March 1921 silent]
Produced & directed by Rex Ingram; starring Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry & Wallace Beery
full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (1995)

"The Freshman"  [Pathé Sept 1925]
Co-produced by & starring Harold Lloyd, with Jobyna Ralston
full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (1990)

"The General" silent feature
[B.K.P./United Artists Tokyo Dec 1926, U.K. Jan 1927, USA Feb 1927]
Buster Keaton 'The General' poster - blue cannonball  "one of the best five silent films ever made" per A.F.I.
Co-written & co-directed by Clyde Bruckman & Buster Keaton [1895-1966]; also co-produced by & starring Buster Keaton; co-starring Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom, Charles Henry Smith, Frank Barnes, Joe Keaton, Mike Donlin, Tom Nawn, Boris Karloff, Al St. John, and 125 horses & 500 members of the Oregon National Guard; listed on National Film Registry (1989)
Kino Video 78-minute b&w silent Blu-ray [10/2009] for $19.93
Kino Video 78-minute b&w DVD [11/2008] two disks for $17.31
Jef Films/Music Video Distrbn 107-minute b&w VHS [5/98] out of prodn/used
Kino Video b&w VHS [11/2001] for $19.95
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

more details (synopsis, history, locomotives, books, posters, links) on
Magic Lantern's "The General" 1927 Movie Page

"The Gold Rush"  [United Artists June 1925 silent]
Directed by & starring Charles Chaplin
full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (1992)
Warner Home Video Special Edition b&w DVD [7/2003] 2 disks for $26.99

"The Great Train Robbery"
[Edison Mfg. Dec 1903 silent]
Great Train Robbery  The first movie with a plotted storyline was a Western!
11-minute silent short co-written & directed by Edwin S. Porter; starring Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson; listed in National Film Registry (1990) • credits from IMDb
V.C.I. 100th Anniversary b&w DVD [12/2003] for $17.99
the DVD includes "Tumbleweeds" [1925 silent] with Wm. S. Hart [1864-1946]; "The Battle of Elderbush Gulch" [1913 silent] by D.W. Griffith [1875-1948]; "The Heart of Texas Ryan" [1917 silent] with Tom Mix [1880-1940], plus other extras

watch "The Great Train Robbery" [11:45] free online at Internet Archive

"Greed" silent film masterpiece
[M.G.M. Dec 1924]
Greed 1924 silent film  
Greed critical text  
A San Francisco dentist woos and marries his best friend's girl. She wins the lottery and her jealous ex-boyfriend turns the dentist in for having no license to practice. This legendary 'lost film' was delivered at ten hours length (42 reels of film); the studio forced Stroheim to make drastic cuts; he cut it down to four hours. The displeased studio then took control and released a 2-hour & 20-minute version, which failed at the box office. The excised negatives and exposed film were destroyed, perhaps as late as the 1950s. The Turner restoration makes use of still photos & historical script continuity. Co-written & directed by Erich von Stroheim; based on the 1899 novel "McTeague" by Frank Norris; starring Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt, Dale Fuller, Tempe Pigott, Sylvia Ashton, Chester Conklin & Joan Standing; listed on the National Film Registry in 1991
not available on DVD; Turner 4-hr restoration b&w VHS [9/98] 2 tapes - out of prodn/used
MGM/UA Home Video 133-minute b&w VHS [undated] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbentry about the film at Wikipedia

"Greed" [1993] critical text by Jonathan Rosenbaum
British Film Institute 7½x5¼ pb [9/93] for $14.95

"The Complete Greed of Erich von Stroheim" [1972] by Herman G. Weinberg
Ayer 10&frac15x10¼ hardcover [1/72] out of print/used

more details (synopsis, books, opera, posters, links) on the
Magic Lantern's "Greed" 1924 Movie Page

"The Hunchback of Notre Dame"  [1923]
Starring Lon Chaney; full credits from IMDb

"Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout The Ages"
[Triangle Sept 1916 silent classic]
D.W. Griffith's Intolerance movie poster  Four tales of intolerance by Mankind: religious rivalry in ancient Babylon; the tale of Christ in Roman-occupied Judea; Catholic vs. Huguenot in 1572 France; and in modern America. Produced, co-written, directed & edited by D.W. Griffith [1875-1948]; starring Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Howard Gaye, Lillian Langdon, Olga Grey, Margery Wilson, Eugene Pallette, Spottiswoode Aitken & Constance Talmadge; listed on National Film Registry (1989)
Kino Video 197-min. b&w DVD [10/2002] for $26.99
Alpha Video 163-min. b&w DVD [10/2003] for $6.98
Kino Video 197-min. b&w VHS [6/2000] 2 tapes - out of prodn/used
HBO Masterpiece 175-min. b&w VHS [10/91] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
D.W. Griffith's Intolerance book  
"D.W. Griffith's Intolerance: Its Genesis and Its Vision" [1986]
by William M. Drew
McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [9/2001] for $29.95
McFarland & Co. 9½x6¼ hardcover [4/86] out of print/used

"It"  [Famous Players-Lasky / Paramount Feb 1927 silent]
Starring Clara Bow & Antonio Moreno; full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (2001)

"Judex"  [Gaumont Dec 1916 silent serial]
restored "Judex" silent 1916 serial  Following French movie pioneer Louis Feuillade's classic "Les Vampires" [1915], he made another great early serial, 12 episodes about a 'caped crusader' avenging wrongs, a precursor to Batman and The Shadow. Co-written & directed by Louis Feuillade; starring René Cresté {as Judex}, Musidora, René Poyen, Édouard Mathé, Gaston Michel & Yvonne Dario
Flicker Alley subtitled silent b&w DVD [6/2004] 2 disks for $39.95
full credits from IMDbfilm entry at Wikipedia

"The Lost World"  [First National Pictures Feb 1925 silent]
Starring Wallace Beery, Lloyd Hughes, Bessie Love & Lewis Stone; cameo by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1859-1930]
full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (1998)

"Man With The Movie Camera"
[Soviet silent Jan 1929, USA May 1929]
Dziga Vertov's Man With The Movie Camera silent feature  "a dazzling and sophisticated ... experiment in the language of pure cinema"
Written & directed by Dziga Vertov; modern musical score by the Alloy Orchestra; listed on Time Magazine's All-TIME 100 Movies (5/2005)
Image Ent. b&w silent DVD [2/2002] for $22.99
Kino Video b&w silent VHS [11/2001] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
The Man With the Movie Camera Film Companion book by Graham Roberts  "The Man With The Movie Camera: The Film Companion" [2001]
by Graham Roberts

I.B. Tauris 8½x5¼ pb [3/2001] for $24.50

Metropolis 1927 movie poster gold robot    "Metropolis"
[U.F.A./Paramount Jan 1927 silent]
Directed by Fritz Lang [1890-1976]

more details (synopsis, books, posters, DVDs & videos) on
Magic Lantern's "Metropolis" 1927 Movie Page

"Mother, 1905"
[Russia Oct 1926, USA May 1934 silent]
Mother, 1905 Russian silent film directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin  Film version of Gorky's classic novel of the failed 1905 Revolution; film restored in 1968, with new music. The title character's son joins a workers' strike, and her brutish husband joins the loyalist group arming to stop any such revolutionary activity; over time, she becomes more aware of the reasons for the workers' stand against the oppressors and joins the revolution herself. Directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin; written by Nathan Zarkhi, based on the 1907 novel by Maxim Gorky [1868-1936]; starring Vera Baranovskaya, Nikolai Batalov, Aleksandr Chistyakov & Anna Zemtsova
Image Ent. b&w DVD [1/99] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb

"Nanook of The North"  [Pathé June 1922 silent]
Written & directed by Robert J. Flaherty
full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (1989)

Abel Gance's "Napoléon"
[France April 1927 silent; M.G.M. USA release Feb 1929]
poster for 1981 re-release of Abel Gance's Napoleon 1927 silent classic  

poster for Abel Gance's Napoleon 1929 US release  

This six-hour masterpiece was Part 1 of Gance's planned six-film life work about Napoleon, but Gance could never get funding for the rest. The film covers Napoleon Bonapart's early years up thru the French Army's triumphant invasion of Italy in 1797, and the final twenty-minute triptych sequence (on three screens) alternates widescreen panoramas of war with complex multiple-image montages projected simultaneously, ending in blue-white-red tinting symbolizing the tricolor flag of France. There was a stereo sound reissue in 1934; the Brownlow-Coppola 235-minute version was exhibited with live orchestras in 1981; the 5-hour-plus re-restoration was completed in 2000. Written, directed & edited by Abel Gance [1889-1981]; starring Albert Dieudonné & Gina Manès
Region 1 DVD not available in USA
Universal 1981 release b&w/color VHS [3/92] 2 tapes - out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
color Coppola 1981 re-release 27"x41" poster from Amazon for $39.99

"Abel Gance: The Charm of Dynamite" documentary [1968] by Kevin Brownlow
video/DVD not available; full credits from IMDb
"Napoleon" script? [1990] by Abel Gance
Faber & Faber 8½x5½ pb [1/90] out of print/used

Napoleon by Kevin Brownlow  "Napoleon" [1983] by Kevin Brownlow
Abel Gance's masterpeice would have been lost had then-teenager Brownlow not discovered 9.5mm snippets in a London shop.
The book is a record of the 30-plus years of extraordinary work that resulted in the 4-hour 1981 version and the over-five-hour restoration of 2000.

British Film Institute 9x6 pb [1/2008] not available?
Knopf pb [10/83] out of print/used
Jonathan Cape hardcover [5/83] out of print/used

"Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens"  [1922]
Directed by F.W. Murnau, starring Max Schrek full credits from IMDb

"Peter Pan" silent feature film [Paramount Pictures Dec 1924]
poster for 1924 'Peter Pan' silent movie with sword  poster for 1924 'Peter Pan' silent movie with piper  105-minute b&w silent movie filmed on Santa Catalina Island near Los Angeles; Peter Pan and fairy Tinkerbell enter the Darling home in search of Peter's shadow; he takes the Darling children back with him to Neverland where they fight against Capt. Hook and his pirate crew before being returned to their warm beds in London. Authorized adaptation produced by Herbert Brenon, Jesse L. Lasky & Adolph Zukor; directed by Herbert Brenon; scenario by Willis Goldbeck, with intertitle dialogue by J.M. Barrie; cinematography by James Wong Howe; starring Betty Bronson {as Peter Pan}, Mary Brian {as Wendy}, Ernest Torrence {as Hook}, Virginia Brown Faire {as Tinker Bell}, Esther Ralston, Cyril Chadwick, Jack Murphy, Philippe De Lacy, George Ali {as Nana the Dog}, Anna May Wong {as Tiger Lily}, Maurice Murphy, Mickey McBan, George Crane Jr., Winston & Weston Doty, Terence McMillan, Louis Morrison, Edward Kipling, Ralph Yearsley, Ed Jones, Percy Barbat, Richard Frazier, Maurice de Canonge, Robert Milasch & Charles A. Stevenson; listed on National Film Registry (2000)
Kino Video b&w DVD [11/99] for $17.44
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipediawatch excerpt [2:15] at YouTube
watch full movie [1:40:12] online at Internet Archive

more details (synopses, sequels, stageplays, posters, books, links, merchandise) on
"Peter Pan" Books, Stageplays & Movies Page at Spirit of America Bookstore

"The Phantom of The Opera"
[Universal Sept 1925 silent]
Starring Lon Chaney & Mary Philbin; full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (1998)

"The Poor Little Rich Girl"
[Artcraft Pictures March 1917]
Starring Mary Pickford; full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (1991)

"Regeneration"  [Fox Sept 1915]
Co-written & directed by Raoul Walsh [1887-1980]
full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (2000)

"Safety Last!"  [Hal Roach Studios April 1923 silent]
Co-produced by Hal Roach; starring Harold Lloyd & Mildred Davis
full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (1994)

"Sherlock Jr."  [B.K.P./M.G.M. April 1924 silent]
Hospitality + Sherlock   Directed by & starring Buster Keaton [1895-1966], with Joe Keaton; listed on National Film Registry (1991); listed on Time Magazine's All-TIME 100 Movies (10/2005)
Kino Video b&w DVD [11/99] for $21.99
Kino Video b&w VHS [11/2001] for $18.95
full credits from IMDb
video & DVD includes "Our Hospitality" [Schenck/MGM 1923]

"The Son of The Sheik"  [United Artists July 1926]
Starring Rudolph Valentino & Vilma Bánky; full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (2003)

"Steamboat Willie"  [Disney sound cartoon Nov 1928]
Co-written & co-directed by Walt Disney [1901-66] & Ub Iwerks
full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (1998)

"Strike" aka "Stachka"
[Soviet/Goskino April 1925 silent]
Eisenstein's Strike 1925 silent  During Czarist rule, workers at a railroad locomotive factory go on strike; as time drags on, excitement is replaced by hunger, management brings in provocateurs & police, and the military arrives to liquidate the workers. Co-written & directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein [1898-1948]; co-written & assistant-directed by & starring Grigori Aleksandrov
Kino Intl. remastered b&w silent Blu-ray [8/2011] for $21.99
Kino Intl. remastered b&w silent DVD [8/2011] for $18.99
Triad Prodns 'enhanced' b&w silent DVD-R [12/2008] for $13.95
Image Ent. b&w silent DVD [7/2000] out of prodn/used
Kino Video b&w VHS [6/2000] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"The Thief of Bagdad"
[United Artists March 1924 silent]
Directed by Raoul Walsh; starring Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Anna May Wong & Sojin
full credits from IMDb; listed on National Film Registry (1996)

"The Toll of The Sea"
[Metro Pictures / Technicolor Nov 1922 silent]
Hollywood's first color film. Script by Frances Marion; starring Anna May Wong & Kenneth Harlan
video/DVD not available; full credits from IMDb

"Uncle Tom's Cabin" silent feature
[Universal Pictures Nov 1927]
Uncle Tom's Cabin 1927 silent feature  Based on the 1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe novel; one of the most expensive silent films ever made; the stereotypes and Victorian melodrama are counter-balanced by many moving moments and nail-biting action sequences, especially Eliza's escape across the ice floes. Kino's restoration includes a new recording of the original Movietone orchestral score. Presented by Carl Laemmle; co-produced & directed by Harry A. Pollard; starring Margarita Fischer, James B. Lowe, Arthur Edmund Carewe, George Siegmann, Eulalie Jensen, Mona Ray & Virginia Grey
Kino Video b&w DVD [11/99] out of prodn/used
Kino Intl. b&w VHS [11/99] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb

"Les Vampires"  [Gaumont Nov 1915 silent serial]
restored "Les Vampires" silent 1915 serial   A vast gang of crooks who call themselves 'The Vampires' is undone by an intrepid reporter and a reformed member of the gang. Written & directed by Louis Feuillade; starring Musidora {as Irma Vep}, Édouard Mathé, Marcel Lévesque, Jean Aymé, Fernand Herrmann & Stacia Napierkowska
Image Ent. subtitled silent b&w DVD [4/2005] 2 disks for $34.99
full credits from IMDbfilm entry at Wikipedia

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