Tag Archives: 1920s

The Unholy Night (1929)

“I am afraid he has taken his secret where the living will never trace it.” “Then, if the living fail us—we must call upon the dead!”   Director:  Lionel Barrymore Starring:  Roland Young, Claude Fleming, Ernest Torrence, Dorothy Sebastian, Natalie … Continue reading

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High Treason (1929)

“Secret forces are driving the great continents into war as surely as they did in 1914…”   Director:  Maurice Elvey Starring:  Benita Hume, Jameson Thomas, Humberston Wright, Basil Gill Screenplay:  L’Estrange Fawcett, based upon the play by Noel Pemberton Billing … Continue reading

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Seven Footprints To Satan (1929)

“The soul of your betrothed will depend upon your success on the Seven Stairs!”   Director:  Benjamin Christensen Starring:  Creighton Hale, Thelma Todd, DeWitt Jennings, Sheldon Lewis, William V. Mong, Laska Winters, Angelo Rossitto, Kamiyama Sōjin, Ivan Christy, Kalla Pasha, … Continue reading

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Woman In The Moon (1929)

“At moonrise the rocketship will ascend into space. And, God willing, we will land – thirty-six hours later – on the far side of the moon…”   [Original title: Frau im Mond] [aka By Rocket To The Moon, Girl In The … Continue reading

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The Lodger (1927)

“He went out late last night—and half an hour later he came creeping back, as if he didn’t want to be heard. You don’t think…he…?”   Director:  Alfred Hitchcock Starring:  Ivor Novello, June Tripp, Marie Ault, Malcolm Keen, Arthur Chesney … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Island (1929)

“A world that has never known the sun – or warmth – or light. We may even reach the lower depths—and see the people of the abyss!”   Director:  Lucien Hubbard, Maurice Tourneur (uncredited), Benjamin Christensen (uncredited) Starring:  Lionel Barrymore, … Continue reading

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Wolf Blood (1925)

“My God—this terrible thing is true—I am a beast! I am one of the pack!”   [aka Wolfblood: A Tale Of The Forest] Director:  Bruce Mitchell and George Chesebro Starring:  George Chesebro, Marguerite Clayton, Ray Hanford, Roy Watson, Milburn Morante, … Continue reading

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Wizard Of Oz (1925)

“You must prevent them from entering Oz. They have the papers, and the girl is Queen Dorothy!”   Director:  Larry Semon Starring:  Larry Semon, Dorothy Dwan, Oliver Hardy, G.Howe Black (Spencer Bell), Charles Murray, Josef Swickard, Otto Lederer, Frank Alexander, … Continue reading

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The Unknown (1927)

“Hands! Men’s hands! How I hate them!”   Director:  Tod Browning Starring:  Lon Chaney, Joan Crawford, Norman Kerry, John George, Nick De Ruiz, John St. Polis, Paul Desmuke (uncredited) Screenplay:  Waldemar Young and Joe Farnham, based upon a story by … Continue reading

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The Last Warning (1929)

“I’ll open this theatre when I choose. No ghost will stop me!”   Director:  Paul Leni Starring:  Montagu Love, Laura La Plante, John Boles, Roy D’Arcy, Margaret Livingston, Burr McIntosh, Mack Swain, Bert Roach, Carrie Daumery, Tom O’Brien, Charles K. … Continue reading

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