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Silent Films
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It was an epic when it was made, and still a work of art in cinema history. The first part show...

In its time, "The Birth of a Nation" was a masterpiece. Its racist undertones and revisionism are quite disturbing, but it is still worth watching for its historical influence. IMDb entry: http://imdb.com/title/tt0004972/
Topics: D.W. Griffith, The Clansman, Silent, pdmovies

It was an epic when it was made, and still a work of art in cinema history. The first part show...

Silent Films
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A German Expressionist classic with warped sets, lots of shadows, and heavy makeup, this is one of...

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is the first modern Horror Film and it influence a number of contemporary productions. A real classic! PLOT: A man named Francis relates a story about his best friend Alan and his fiancée Jane. Alan takes him to a fair where they meet Dr. Caligari, who exhibits a somnambulist, Cesare, that can predict the future. When Alan asks how long he has to live, Cesare says he has until dawn. The prophecy comes to pass, as Alan is murdered, and Cesare is a prime suspect....
Topics: Silent, Fantasy, Horror, German Expressionism

A German Expressionist classic with warped sets, lots of shadows, and heavy makeup, this is one of...

Silent Films
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Writer-director Dziga Vertov gained his skills during the Russian Civil War filming the red Army...

Dziga Vertov's Man With A Movie Camera is considered one of the most innovative and influential films of the silent era. Startlingly modern, this film utilizes a groundbreaking style of rapid editing and incorporates innumerable other cinematic effects to create a work of amazing power and energy. Film pioneer Dziga Vertov uses all the cinematic techniques available at the time - dissolves, split screen, slow motion and freeze frames. This movie is silent! But here are some music that i think...
Topics: Silent, Documentary

Writer-director Dziga Vertov gained his skills during the Russian Civil War filming the red Army...

Sci-Fi / Horror
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From the cover of Playboy magazine to the bowels of hell as Nurse Charlotte Beale (Rosie Holotik)...

Nurse Charlotte Beale arrives at the isolated Stephens Sanitarium to work, only to learn that Dr. Stephens was murdered by one of the patients and his successor, Dr. Geraldine Masters, is not very eager to take on new staff. Charlotte finds her job maddeningly hard as the patients torment and harass her at every turn, and she soon learns why Dr. Masters is so eager to keep outsiders out.
Topics: horror, crazy, nuts, doctor, roach

From the cover of Playboy magazine to the bowels of hell as Nurse Charlotte Beale (Rosie Holotik)...

Silent Films
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Cheng Huan (Richard Barthelmess, who became a star with this film and would go on to earn two Oscar...

david w. griffith "broken blossoms" (1919)

Cheng Huan (Richard Barthelmess, who became a star with this film and would go on to earn two Oscar...

Silent Films
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An epic tale. Four stories interlocking and sweeping in their power to show how intolerant people...

Director D.W. Griffith's expensive, most ambitious silent film masterpiece Intolerance (1916) is one of the milestones and landmarks in cinematic history. Many reviewers and film historians consider it the greatest film of the silent era. The mammoth film was also subtitled: "A Sun-Play of the Ages" and "Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages." Griffith was inspired to make this film after watching the revolutionary Italian silent film epic Cabiria (1914) by director Giovanni...
Topics: Silent, Drama, History, D.W. Griffith

An epic tale. Four stories interlocking and sweeping in their power to show how intolerant people...

Sci-Fi / Horror
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It really wasn't too bad. It did have some interesting items for an old Air Force hand, seeing Air...

A scientist monitoring atomic tests, killed in a plane crash, is revived by aliens so he can spy on the tests and help them conquer the world. - IMDB Description
Topics: Sci-Fi, Horror, Movie Powder, avi

It really wasn't too bad. It did have some interesting items for an old Air Force hand, seeing Air...

Silent Films
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Johnny (Buster Keaton) won't be marching home, as he is not allowed to enlist. His girl Annabelle...

Union solders have stolen The General, a Confederate train manned by Johnnie Gray, who was unable to enlist in the Confederate army because he is needed as an engineer. The Union plans to use the train to supply its soldiers in a sneak attack against the Confederates. But now it's up to Gray and his love, Annabelle Lee, to reclaim The General, recross enemy lines, and warn the Confederates. The General based on a real incident during the American Civil War when a posse of northern soldiers...
Topics: Silent, Comedy, Romance, War, Buster Keaton, pdmovies

Johnny (Buster Keaton) won't be marching home, as he is not allowed to enlist. His girl Annabelle...

Collectie Filmcollectief
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Mar 24, 2009
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It is reported to be the first use of narrative in a film in this country, and it is certainly the...

FOR ALL DOWNLOADERS, WE RESAMPLED THIS MOVIE BECAUSE WE FOUND OUT THAT A WRONG VERSION WAS UPLOADED BY ACCIDENT. THERE IS NOW A MUCH SHARPER VERSION AVAILABLE. In 1903, an employee of Thomas Edison's motion picture company produced a movie with a story. It was called "The Great TrainRobbery." It told a simple story of a group of western criminals who steal money from a train. Later they are killed by a group of police in a gun fight. The movie was extremely popular. "The Great...
Topics: robbery, edison, train, theft, steal

It is reported to be the first use of narrative in a film in this country, and it is certainly the...