Search results for "1929"
The Divine Voyage

The Divine Voyage

The Divine Voyage
IMDb: 6.7
102

A girl in search of sailors lost in the Pacific.

Genre: Drama
Madame X

Madame X

Madame X
IMDb: 5.6
95

A young, unfaithful wife and mother is thrown out by her cold, unforgiving husband, the Attorney General of France. She is barred from ever seeing her three year old son…

Genre: Drama
The Letter

The Letter

The Letter
IMDb: 6.7
65

A planter’s wife shoots a neighbor, but tells conflicting stories of what happened.

Genre: Drama
The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles
IMDb: 6.5
76

One of the last of the silent Sherlock films.

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney
IMDb: 6
94

There is a big charity function at the house of Mrs. Cheyney and a lot of society is present. With her rich husband, deceased, rich old Lord Elton and playboy…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Say It with Songs

Say It with Songs

Say It with Songs
IMDb: 4.9
95

Joe Lane, radio entertainer and songwriter, learns that the manager of the studio, Arthur Phillips, has made improper advances to his wife, Katherine. Infuriated, Lane engages him in a fight,…

Genre: Music
The Black Watch

The Black Watch

The Black Watch
IMDb: 5.7
93

Captain Donald King of the British Army goes to India just as World War I breaks out, convincing his comrades that he is a coward. In reality, he is on…

Figaro

Figaro

Figaro
IMDb: 6.9
120

A silent adaptation of the 1778 Beaumarchais play The Marriage of Figaro, with material also used from its two sequels.

Genre: Drama
The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu

The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu

The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu
IMDb: 6.2
80

A Chinese doctor vows revenge against the allied troops who killed his wife and child during the Boxer Rebellion.

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Seven Keys to Baldpate
IMDb: 6.1
73

A writer rents what he believes is a deserted lodge in order to complete his novel. But then six other people show up one-by-one, each for reasons of their own.

The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island
IMDb: 6.1
95

On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island’s inhabitants. Dakkar, his daughter Sonia…

Fragment of an Empire

Fragment of an Empire

Fragment of an Empire
IMDb: 7.3
96

Described by historian Paul Rotha as “the epitome of the Soviet propaganda film, realized with extraordinary skill of technical achievement”, Fragment of an Empire was the first important film effort…

Genre: Drama
The Canary Murder Case

The Canary Murder Case

The Canary Murder Case
IMDb: 5.9
82

A beautiful showgirl, name “the Canary” is a scheming nightclub singer. Blackmailing is her game and with that she ends up dead. But who killed “the Canary”. All the suspects…

Welcome Danger

Welcome Danger

Welcome Danger
IMDb: 5.9
115

A gentle botany student has to toughen up to replace his father as chief of police.

Genre: Comedy
The Scar of Shame

The Scar of Shame

The Scar of Shame
IMDb: 6.2
86

An educated, upscale young black musician marries a woman from a lower socioeconomic class to get her out of the clutches of her stepfather.

Genre: Drama
Bulldog Drummond

Bulldog Drummond

Bulldog Drummond
IMDb: 6.4
90

Hugh ‘Bulldog’ Drummond is a British WWI veteran who longs for some excitement after he returns to the humdrum existence of civilian life. He gets what he’s looking for when…

The Flying Scotsman

The Flying Scotsman

The Flying Scotsman
IMDb: 6.1
50

The Flying Scotsman is a 1929 black and white film set on the Flying Scotsman train from London to Edinburgh. Engine driver Bob is due to retire from his job…

Genre: Crime, Drama
The Voice of the City

The Voice of the City

The Voice of the City
IMDb: 5.9
81

An escaped convict and the detective tasked with hunting him down end up working in parallel to clear the convict’s name and nab the gangsters that framed him.

Genre: Crime
Berth Marks

Berth Marks

Berth Marks
IMDb: 7
19

The story involves Stan and Ollie as two musicians attempting to travel by train to Pottsville. It was only their second sound film, but a silent version was also made…

Genre: Comedy
The Great Gabbo

The Great Gabbo

The Great Gabbo
IMDb: 6.1
94

For the ventriloquist Gabbo his wooden dummy Otto is the only means of expression. When he starts relying more and more on Otto, he starts going mad.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Untamed

Untamed

Untamed
IMDb: 5
86

In her first Talkie, Joan Crawford plays Bingo, a jungle-raised oil heiress, who turns Manhattan upside down in her hunt for Andy McAllister, the man of her dreams. Unfortunately for…

Genre: Drama
So This Is College

So This Is College

So This Is College
IMDb: 5.5
98

Scheming coed Babs comes between college buddies Eddie and Biff.

The Love Parade

The Love Parade

The Love Parade
IMDb: 7
107

The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Bishop Murder Case

The Bishop Murder Case

The Bishop Murder Case
IMDb: 6.1
88

The murders start with the body of Robin. He is found with a arrow through the heart, but Vance deduces that the body was placed and not found where he…

Genre: Mystery
Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt
IMDb: 6.5
85

A criminal known as Thunderbolt is imprisoned and facing execution. Into the next cell is placed Bob Moran, an innocent man who has been framed and who is in love…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Un Chien Andalou

Un Chien Andalou

Un Chien Andalou
IMDb: 7.7
21

Un Chien Andalou is an European avant-garde surrealist film, a collaboration between director Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali.

Genre: Fantasy, Horror
The Manxman

The Manxman

The Manxman
IMDb: 6.2
83

A fisherman and a rising lawyer who grew up as brothers fall in love with the same woman.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Finis Terrae

Finis Terrae

Finis Terrae
IMDb: 7.2
80

On the islet Bannec, off the coast of Brittany, four fishermen have set up camp for three months to harvest seaweed. If processed correctly, the ash of the seaweed can…

Genre: Drama
Spite Marriage

Spite Marriage

Spite Marriage
IMDb: 7
76

An unimpressive but well-intentioned man is given the chance to marry a popular actress, of whom he has been a hopeless fan. But what he doesn’t realize is that he…

Genre: Comedy
Blackmail

Blackmail

Blackmail
IMDb: 7
86

London, 1929. Frank Webber, a very busy Scotland Yard detective, seems to be more interested in his work than in Alice White, his girlfriend. Feeling herself ignored, Alice agrees to…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Steel Road

The Steel Road

The Steel Road
IMDb: 7.2
77

Bold and exhilarating documentary account of the building of the Turkestan-Siberian railway, presented as a heroic triumph of Soviet progress over natural adversity.

Rain

Rain

Rain
IMDb: 7.2
12

A beautiful and evocative portrait of Ivens’ native city of Amsterdam.

Skyscraper Symphony

Skyscraper Symphony

Skyscraper Symphony
IMDb: 5.9
9

A montage of the skyscrapers of Manhattan opens with a succession of stationary views of the upper portions of numerous buildings. This is followed by a wide variety of fluid…

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew
IMDb: 6.3
63

Adapted from Shakespeare’s play: Baptista Minola, a wealthy resident of Padua, is the father of Katherine and Bianca. The younger daughter, Bianca, is charming and has many suitors. But her…

Genre: Comedy
St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues
IMDb: 6.5
16

In this all-black cast short, legendary blues singer Bessie Smith finds her gambler lover Jimmy messin’ with a pretty, younger woman; he leaves and she sings the blues, with chorus…

Genre: Drama, Music
The Romance of Seville

The Romance of Seville

The Romance of Seville
IMDb: 5.2
58

Dolores and Ramon celebrate their arranged betrothal with little enthusiasm: Dolores has a lover, and Ramon wants his freedom so that he can pursue Pepita. Having heard of Ramon’s betrothal,…

Genre: Romance
Broadway

Broadway

Broadway
IMDb: 6.2
105

A naive young dancer in a Broadway show innocently gets involved in backstage bootlegging and murder.

Genre: Crime, Music
Black and Tan

Black and Tan

Black and Tan
IMDb: 6.4
19

Duke Ellington plays hot jazz in a fictional story that finds him down on his luck; he tries in vain to dissuade his friend, dancer Fredi Washington, from working with…

Genre: Drama, Music
Glorifying the American Girl

Glorifying the American Girl

Glorifying the American Girl
IMDb: 5.8
95

The plot involves a young woman (Mary Eaton) who wants to be in the Follies, but in the meantime is making ends meet by working at a department store’s sheet…

Genre: Music
The Informer

The Informer

The Informer
IMDb: 7.1
83

A man betrays his best friend, a member of a terrorist organisation, to the authorities and is then pursued by the other members of the organisation.

Genre: Drama