SILENT FILMS


Examples


Silent Films
Part 1 | Examples


Selection of Greatest Silent Films:
(chronological order)
Pre-1920

Le Voyage Dans La Lune (A Trip to the Moon) (1902, Fr.)
The Great Train Robbery (1903)
David Copperfield (1913, England)
A Traffic in Souls (1913)
Cabiria (1914, Italy)
Gertie, The Trained Dinosaur (1914)
The Perils of Pauline (1914)
The Squaw Man (1914)
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
The Cheat (1915)
Les Vampires (1915-16, France)
Regeneration (1915)
Intolerance (1916)
The Immigrant (1917)
Joan the Woman (1917)
The Outlaw and His Wife (1917, Sweden)
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917)
The Sinking of the Lusitania (1918)
Stella Maris (1918)
Blind Husbands (1919)
Broken Blossoms (1919)
Male and Female (1919)
True Heart Susie (1919)

1920

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920, Germany)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
The Golem (1920, Germany)
The Last of the Mohicans (1920)
The Mark of Zorro (1920)
The Penalty (1920)
Way Down East (1920)

1921

Destiny (1921, Germany)
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)
The Kid (1921)
Orphans of the Storm (1921)
The Sheik (1921)
The Three Musketeers (1921)
Tol'able David (1921)

1922

Blood and Sand (1922)
Cops (1922)
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922, Germany)
Foolish Wives (1922)
Nanook of the North (1922)
Nosferatu, the Vampire (1922, Germany)
Robin Hood (1922)
Tess of the Storm Country (1922)
Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922, Sweden)

1923

Anna Christie (1923)
The Covered Wagon (1923)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
Our Hospitality (1923)
Safety Last (1923)
Scaramouche (1923)
The Ten Commandments (1923)
A Woman of Paris (1923)

1924

Aelita (1924)
America (1924)
Girl Shy (1924)
Greed (1924)
He Who Gets Slapped (1924)
The Iron Horse (1924)
Isn't Life Wonderful? (1924)
Kriemhild's Revenge (1924, Germany)
The Last Laugh (1924, Germany)
The Marriage Circle (1924)
The Navigator (1924)
Peter Pan (1924)
Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
Strike (1924, USSR)
The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

1925

The Big Parade (1925)
The Battleship Potemkin (1925, USSR)
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
Body and Soul (1925)
The Freshman (1925)
The Gold Rush (1925)
Go West (1925)
The Joyless Street (1925, Germany)
The Lost World (1925)
The Merry Widow (1925)
The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
Seven Chances (1925)
Tumbleweeds (1925)
The Unholy Three (1925)
1926

Battling Butler (1926)
Beau Geste (1926)
The Black Pirate (1926)
Don Juan (1926)
Faust (1926, Germany)
Flesh and the Devil (1926)
Hands Up! (1926)
The Lodger (1926, England)
The Scarlet Letter (1926)
The Son of the Sheik (1926)
Sparrows (1926)
The Strong Man (1926)
The Student of Prague (1926, Germany)
What Price Glory? (1926)

1927

The Cat and the Canary (1927)
College (1927)
Flesh and the Devil (1927)
The General (1927)
It (1927)
The Jazz Singer (1927) (mostly silent)
The Kid Brother (1927)
The King of Kings (1927)
Man, Woman and Sin (1927)
Metropolis (1927, Germany)
My Best Girl (1927)
Napoleon (1927, France)
Seventh Heaven (1927)
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)
Sunrise (1927)
Underworld (1927)
The Unknown (1927)
The Way of All Flesh (1927)
Wings (1927)

1928

Beggars of Life (1928)
The Cameraman (1928)
The Circus (1928)
The Crowd (1928)
The Docks of New York (1928)
A Girl in Every Port (1928)
The Last Command (1928)
The Man Who Laughs (1928)
October (1928, USSR)
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, France)
Queen Kelly (1928)
Sadie Thompson (1928)
Show People (1928)
Speedy (1928)
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
The Wedding March (1928)
West of Zanzibar (1928)
The Wind (1928)

1929

Big Business (1929)
Un Chien Andalou (1929, France)
The Diary of a Lost Girl (1929, Germany)
The Iron Mask (1929)
Liberty (1929)
Man with a Movie Camera (1929, USSR)
Pandora's Box (1929, Germany)
Seven Footprints to Satan (1929)
A Woman of Affairs (1929)

1930

Earth (1930, USSR)

1931

City Lights (1931)
Tabu (1931)

1936

Modern Times (1936) (mostly silent)



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