Carnival Story is a 1954 film directed by Kurt Neumann, produced by Frank King and Maurice King, starring Anne Baxter and Steve Cochran, and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Sometimes this film is credited as a 3D feature, although it wasn’t filmed or exhibited in a three-dimensional process. This idea in many sources may be based on a wrong note… Read more →
The Conquering Power (1921) is an American silent romantic drama directed by Rex Ingram and starring Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry, and Ralph Lewis. The film was based on the novel Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac. Its sets were designed by Ralph Barton. Plot: After the death of his father, young dandy Charles Grandet (Rudolph Valentino) is taken under the… Read more →
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse is a 1921 American silent epic war film produced by Metro Pictures Corporation and directed by Rex Ingram. Based on the Spanish novel The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, it was adapted for the screen by June Mathis. The film stars Pomeroy Cannon, Josef Swickard, Bridgetta Clark, Rudolph Valentino, Wallace… Read more →
Dream Street is a 1921 American silent romantic drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, and starring Carol Dempster, Charles Emmett Mack, and Ralph Graves in a story about a love triangle set in London, and based on two short stories by Thomas Burke, “Gina of Chinatown” and “Song of the Lamp”. The cast also features Tyrone Power, Sr. The… Read more →
High Voltage (1929) is an American pre-Code film produced by Pathé Exchange and directed by Howard Higgin. The film stars William Boyd, Diane Ellis, Owen Moore, Phillips Smalley, Billy Bevan, and Carole Lombard in her feature-length “talkie” debut, billed as “Carol Lombard.” This film is in the public domain. By Howard Higgin (YouTube) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Info.
The Pride of the Clan is a 1917 American silent romantic drama film directed by Maurice Tourneur, and starring Mary Pickford and Matt Moore. The film was shot in Fort Lee, New Jersey when many early film studios in America’s first motion picture industry were based there at the beginning of the 20th century. By Artcraft Pictures Corporation (YouTube) [Public… Read more →
The Leopard Woman is a 1920 American silent adventure romance drama film starring Louise Glaum, House Peters, and Noble Johnson. Directed by Wesley Ruggles and produced by J. Parker Read, Jr., the screenplay was adapted by H. Tipton Steck and Stanley C. Morse based on the novel The Leopard Woman (1916) by Stewart Edward White. By Wesley Ruggles (YouTube: FwCucOSpd44)… Read more →
Borrowed Wives is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed by Frank R. Strayer. Plot: Peter Foley (Rex Lease) is a beneficiary of his grandfather, who leaves him $800,000 in his will, on the condition that he gets married. Peter is very interested in getting the money, especially since he has debts, and plans to marry Alice Blake (Vera Reynolds) as… Read more →