|The Divine Lady 1929 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Frank Lloyd
Cast: Corinne Griffith, Victor Varconi, H.B. Warner, Ian Keith, Marie Dressler, Dorothy Cumming, William Conklin, Montagu Love, Helen Jerome Eddy, Julia Swayne Gordon, Michael Vavitch, Evelyn Hall
Amidst exciting sea battles, this film tells the story of the scandalous affair between Lady Hamilton (Corinne Griffith) and Lord Horatio Nelson (Victor Varconi), which leads to her influence providing supplies for Nelson's fleet and, ultimately, the British victory. Frank Lloyd won an Academy Award for Best Director.
|Five Star Final 1931 N/R, 89 min.|
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Marian Marsh, H.B. Warner, George E. Stone, Ona Munson, Boris Karloff, Aline MacMahon, Anthony Bushell, David Torrence, Frances Starr, Oscar Apfel, Purnell Pratt, Robert Elliott, Gladys Lloyd, Evelyn Hall
This insightful offering examines the effects of yellow journalism in which the search for sensational news to sell newspapers ignores the responsibilities of the journalism profession.
|My Best Girl 1927 N/R, 70 min.|
Director: Sam Taylor
Cast: Mary Pickford, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Sunshine Hart, Lucien Littlefield, Carmelita Geraghty, Hobart Bosworth, Evelyn Hall, Avonne Taylor, Mack Swain, John Junior
This, the final Mary Pickford silent film, is a delightful romantic comedy about a dime store clerk (Pickford) who falls in love with the owner's son ("Buddy" Rogers). Ten years later, Pickford married Rogers in a union that would last over 40 years.
|1. The Divine Lady (1929)|
2. Five Star Final (1931)
3. My Best Girl (1927)
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