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Os Lobos (1923)

Portugal 80m, B&W, Silent Director: Rino Lupo; Cast: José Soveral, Branca De Oliveira, Joaquim Almada, Sarah Cunha, Joaquim Avelar, Eduardo Rios This is the story of Ruivo, a sailor released … Continue reading

04/24/2017 · Leave a comment

Mr. Wu (1927)

US 90m, B&W, Silent Director: William Nigh; Cast: Lon Chaney, Louise Dresser, Renée Adorée, Anna May Wong, Holmes Herbert, Ralph Forbes, Gertrude Olmstead Mr. Wu is a remake of a … Continue reading

04/16/2017 · Leave a comment

Nomads of the North (1920)

US 109m, B&W, Silent Director: David Hartford; Cast: Betty Blythe, Lon Chaney, Lewis Stone, Melbourne MacDowell Nomads of the North is a melodrama about Nanette, a young woman who is … Continue reading

04/13/2017 · Leave a comment

Tell It to the Marines (1926)

US 103m, B&W, Silent Director: George W. Hill; Cast: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman Tell It to the Marines is the story of a hard-boiled drill Sergeant who makes … Continue reading

04/10/2017 · 2 Comments

Where East Is East (1929)

US 65m, B&W, Silent Director: Tod Browning; Cast: Lon Chaney, Lupe Vélez, Estelle Taylor, Lloyd Hughes As a battle-scarred hunter of wild animals for circuses and zoos, Tiger Haynes (Chaney) is … Continue reading

04/09/2017 · 2 Comments

West of Zanzibar (1928)

US 65m, B&W, Silent Director: Tod Browning; Cast: Lon Chaney, Lionel Barrymore, Mary Nolan, Warner Baxter Situated in the losing corner of a love triangle, Phroso the magician (Chaney) becomes known … Continue reading

04/08/2017 · 2 Comments

The Ace of Hearts (1921)

US 75m, B&W, Silent Director: Wallace Worsley; Cast: Leatrice Joy, John Bowers, Lon Chaney, Hardee Kirkland The Ace of Hearts is an unusual melodrama about a secret vigilante society whose … Continue reading

04/07/2017 · Leave a comment