Greatest Films of the 1920s
Greatest Films of the 1920s


Greatest Films of the 1920s
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1923

Title Screen Film Genre(s), Title, Year, (Country), Length, Director, Description
The Covered Wagon (1923)

The Covered Wagon (1923), 83 minutes, D: James Cruze
A landmark silent western film. The story involves a cross-country journey of a wagon train, with Indian attacks and struggles with weather extremes.

Our Hospitality (1923)

Our Hospitality (1923), 74 minutes, D: Buster Keaton, John G. Blystone
An early Buster Keaton comedy with tremendous sight gags. Set in 1850, he plays a son who returns home to the South to claim a family inheritance. Naturally, he falls in love with a beautiful local girl (Natalie Talmadge) who is the daughter of a family in a bloody feud with his family.

La Roue (1923, Fr.) (aka The Wheel)

La Roue (1923, Fr.) (aka The Wheel), 273 minutes, D: Abel Gance

Safety Last (1923)

Safety Last (1923), 77 minutes, D: Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor
One of Harold Lloyd's classic comedies, in the role of the Boy in the big city. In a spectacular stunt sequence, he climbs the side of an eight-story building in a publicity stunt, and hangs from the hands of a large clock in order to win prize money and his girl.

The Smiling Madame Beudet (1923, Fr.) (aka La Souriante Madame Beudet)

The Smiling Madame Beudet (1923, Fr.) (aka La Souriante Madame Beudet), 54 minutes, D: Germaine Dulac


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