|Drums of Jeopardy 1931 N/R, 65 min.|
aka: Mark of Terror
Director: George B. Seitz
Cast: Warner Oland, June Collyer, Lloyd Hughes, Clara Blandick, Hale Hamilton, Ernest Hilliard, Wallace MacDonald, George Fawcett, Florence Lake, Mischa Auer, Ann Brody, Murdock MacQuarrie
The crazed Dr. Boris Karlov (Warner Oland) travels across Czarist Russia and into the United States as he attempts to take revenge on the Petrov family who he believes is responsible for his own daughter's untimely death.
|Flesh and the Devil 1926 N/R, 112 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Clarence Brown
Cast: Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Lars Hanson, Barbara Kent, William Orlamond, George Fawcett, Eugenie Besserer, Marc McDermott, Marcelle Corday, Rolfe Sedan, Maurice Murphy, Philippe De Lacy, Virginia Marshall, Polly Moran, Russ Powell
The friendship of military cadets Leo von Harden (John Gilbert) and Ulrich von Eltz (Lars Hanson) is almost destroyed because of the immoral temptation of femme fatale Felicitas (Greta Garbo).
|Lady of the Pavements 1929 N/R, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: D.W. Griffith
Cast: Lupe Velez, William Boyd, Jetta Goudal, Albert Conti, George Fawcett, Henry Armetta, William Bakewell, Franklin Pangborn, Frank Yaconelli, Paul Weigel, Wilhelm von Brincken
In Paris during 1868, Count Karl von Arnem (William Boyd) Is enraged when he learns of his fiancee Countess Diane des Granges' (Jetta Goudal) love affair and vows to marry a "lady of the pavement." Now, Diane plots for him to meet cabaret singer/dancer Nanon del Rayon (Lupe Velez), and Diane disguises her so that Karl will believe that Nanon is a noblewoman. They marry, and Diane reveals Nanon's true identity at the wedding. Nanon leaves and returns to her singing job. But, Diane's scheme has failed because Karl is in love with Nanon and will not let her go. This is D.W. Griffith's last silent film.
|Manslaughter 1922 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Cast: Thomas Meighan, Leatrice Joy, Lois Wilson, John Miltern, George Fawcett, Julia Faye, Edythe Chapman, Jack Mower, Dorothy Cumming, Raymond Hatton
Society deb Lydia (Leatrice Joy) is involved in a reckless driving incident in which a policeman is killed. She is prosecuted –the D.A. is her fiance (Thomas Meighan)–sent to prison, learns her lesson, and reforms.
|The Merry Widow 1925 N/R, 110 min.|
Director: Erich von Stroheim
Cast: John Gilbert, Mae Murray, Roy D'Arcy, Tully Marshall, Josephine Crowell, Clark Gable, George Fawcett, Edward Connelly, Gertrude Bennett, Albert Conti
This silent-screen version of Franz Lehar's operetta is about two Viennese princes (John Gilbert and Roy D'Arcy) who woo a wealthy American widow, Sally O'Hara (Mae Murray). Good movie, with Erich von Stroheim's flourishes. Look quickly for a young Clark Gable.
|The Son of the Sheik 1926 N/R, 68 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: George Fitzmaurice
Cast: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Banky, George Fawcett, Montagu Love, Karl Dane, Bull Montana, Agnes Ayres, Charles Requa, Bynunsky Hyman, William Donovan, Erwin Connelly
In this follow-on to "The Sheik," Rudolph Valentino plays both the sheik and his son, Ahmed. Ahmed falls in love with a street dancer, Yasmine (Vilma Banky), but he is then kidnapped and told that she was responsible for his kidnapping. After Ahmed is rescued by his men, he seeks revenge on Yasmine. All ends well in Valentino's last movie.
|Tempest 1928 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Sam Taylor, Lewis Milestone, Viktor Tourjansky
Cast: John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, Louis Wolheim, Boris de Fast, George Fawcett, Ullrich Haupt, Michael Visaroff, Wilhelm von Brincken, Michael Mark, Gregory Gaye, John Bleifer, Albert Conti
Set during the Russian Revolution, this is the story of a peasant, Ivan Markov (John Barrymore), who rises to the rank of Lieutenant in the final days of Czarist Russia. He is scorned by the "higher-class" officers and by Princess Tamara (Camilla Horn), a general's daughter. He is imprisoned and stripped of his rank after a trumped-up charge, and released during the Revolution. Ivan quickly rises in the ranks, and now the tables are turned as the Princess and her family's fate depends on Ivan's mercy.
|Wild Company 1930 N/R, 73 min.|
Director: Leo McCarey
Cast: Frank Albertson, H.B. Warner, Sharon Lynn, Joyce Compton, Claire McDowell, Bela Lugosi, George Fawcett, Richard Keene, Frances McCoy, Kenneth Thomson, Mildred Van Dorn, Bob Callahan, Oscar Apfel, Grady Sutton, Sidney Bracey
Following an argument with his girlfriend, Larry Grayson (Frank Albertson) heads for a nightclub, owned by Felix Brown (Bela Lugosi), where he meets Sally (Sharon Lynn) who proves to be the last thing he needs because she's a gangster's moll, and the gangster uses Larry for his own purposes.
|1. Drums of Jeopardy (1931)|
aka: Mark of Terror
2. Flesh and the Devil (1926)
3. Ladies of Leisure (1930)
4. Lady of the Pavements (1929)
5. Manslaughter (1922)
6. The Merry Widow (1925)
7. The Son of the Sheik (1926)
8. Tempest (1928)
9. Wild Company (1930)
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