Salt of the Earth is a 1954 American drama film written by Michael Wilson, directed by Herbert J. Biberman, and produced by Paul Jarrico. All had been blacklisted by the Hollywood establishment due to their alleged involvement in communist politics. The drama film is one of the first pictures to advance the feminist social and political point of view. Its… Read more →
The Pride of Palomar is a 1922 American drama silent film directed by Frank Borzage and written by Grant Carpenter, Peter B. Kyne and John Lynch. The film stars Forrest Stanley, Marjorie Daw, Tote Du Crow, James O. Barrows, Joseph J. Dowling and Alfred Allen. The film was released on November 26, 1922, by Paramount Pictures. A print of this… Read more →
Ashes of Vengeance is a 1923 American drama film directed by Frank Lloyd, starring Norma Talmadge and Wallace Beery. It survives at the Library of Congress and at the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. Plot: At the ball celebrating the wedding of Henry of Navarre on August 23, 1572, the evil Queen Mother Catherine de’ Medici (Josephine Crowell) persuades… Read more →
Tangled Destinies is a 1932 American murder mystery film directed by Frank R. Strayer. The film is also known as Who Killed Harvey Forbes? in the United Kingdom. Frank R. Strayer / Public domain Info.
The Symbol of the Unconquered (also known as The Wilderness Trail) is a 1920 silent “race film” drama produced, written and directed by Oscar Micheaux. It is Micheaux’s fourth feature-length film and along with Within Our Gates is among his earliest surviving works. The Symbol of the Unconquered was made at Fort Lee, New Jersey, and released by Micheaux on… Read more →
The Red Lily is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by Fred Niblo, starring Ramon Novarro, Enid Bennett and Wallace Beery. A print of the film exists. Plot: Marise La Noue (Enid Bennett) and Jean Leonnec (Ramon Novarro) are young lovers who elope to Paris; however, they are separated shortly after their arrival, leading to the downward spiral of… Read more →