|Behind the Mask 1932 N/R, 68 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Horror
Director: John Francis Dillon
Cast: Jack Holt, Constance Cummings, Boris Karloff, Claude King, Edward Van Sloan, Bertha Mann, Willard Robertson, Thomas E. Jackson, Clarence Burton, Louis Natheaux, Jessie Arnold, Rodney Hildebrand, Martha Mattox, Harry Tenbrook
A United States Secret Service agent Jack Hart (Jack Holt) infiltrates a drug ring headed by an unscrupulous doctor, Dr. August Steiner/Mr. X (Edward Van Sloan) who uses caskets to store illegal drugs.
|Miss Lulu Bett 1921 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: William C. DeMille
Cast: Lois Wilson, Milton Sills, Theodore Roberts, Helen Ferguson, Mabel Van Buren, Mae Giraci, Clarence Burton, Ethel Wales, Taylor Graves, Charles Ogle
Beauty contest winner Lois Wilson takes on the role of plain Lulu Bett in this film directed by Cecil B. DeMille's brother. Lulu lives in the home of her sister (Helen Ferguson) and her sister's husband (Theodore Roberts). Lulu becomes tired of being treated poorly in the household and begins a transformation into a self-assured woman who finds her own life. Based on a novel by Zona Gale.
|The Navigator 1924 N/R, 65 min.|
Director: Buster Keaton
Cast: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom, Noble Johnson, Clarence Burton, Donald Crisp
Rollo Treadway (Buster Keaton) is a spoiled rich man who is stranded aboard an ocean liner with a girl (Kathryn McGuire). After finally figuring out survival techniques, the pair sails near an island. Hoping for rescue, their plans are dashed when they realize their island "haven" is inhabited by cannibals. Just when all seems lost, the couple is rescued by a submarine crew.
|Submarine 1928 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama
Director: Frank Capra
Cast: Jack Holt, Dorothy Revier, Ralph Graves, Clarence Burton, Arthur Rankin, Joe Bordeaux
Jack (Jack Holt) is a deep sea diver and Bob (Ralph Graves) is his best friend. The Navy buddies have trouble when Bob goes out with Jack's new wife (Dorothy Revier)–though not knowing she is Jack's wife. But the big trouble comes when a submarine sinks, in 400 feet of water off San Diego, with the crew on board. Now it's up to Jack to save the day. One of the first "disaster" films.
|The Ten Commandments 1923 N/R, 146 min.|
Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Cast: Theodore Roberts, Charles de Rochefort, Estelle Taylor, James Neill, Richard Dix, Leatrice Joy, Julia Faye, Rod La Rocque, Nita Naldi, Noble Johnson, Pat Moore, Lawson Butt, Clarence Burton, Edythe Chapman, Robert Edeson
This very successful silent film is an early version of the Biblical story of Moses (Theodore Roberts) leading the children of Israel out of Egypt and freeing them from the bondage of pharaoh Rameses (Charles de Roche). Several scenes, including the parting of the Red Sea, are shot in two-color Technicolor.
|The Yankee Clipper 1927 N/R, 87 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Rupert Julian
Cast: William Boyd, Elinor Fair, Frank Coghlan Jr., John Miljan, Walter Long, Louis Payne, Burr McIntosh, George Ovey, Zack Williams, William Blaisdell, Harry Holden, Julia Faye, Clarence Burton, Stanton Heck, Nicholas Soussanin
This silent film involves a race between an American ship, "The Yankee Clipper" manned by Hal Winslow (William Boyd), and a British ship, "The Lord of the Isles" manned by Huntington (Louis Payne). The race begins at Foo Chow, China, and will end at Boston harbor. The winner will win the rights to China's tea trade with America and also will become the owner of the losing ship. Before leaving Foo Chow, Winslow is visited by his opposing captain's daughter, Lady Jocelyn (Elinor Fair), and her fiance Raul de Vigny (John Miljan). Before Lady Jocelyn and de Vigny disembark, the ship sails away from the harbor, and problems lie ahead–including a typhoon, a mutiny encouraged by de Vigny, and even an attempted rape of Lady Jocelyn and murder of de Vigny after a chase that leads to the top of the rigging.
|1. Behind the Mask (1932)|
2. Miss Lulu Bett (1921)
3. The Navigator (1924)
4. Submarine (1928)
5. The Ten Commandments (1923)
6. The Yankee Clipper (1927)
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