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  • Grandma's Boy

    Harold Loyd stars as a meek homebody who uses a magical amulet to overcome his lack of confidence and capture the town ne'er-do-well. more...
  • Greed

    Erich von Stroheim's 1924 silent classic is more famous for its original eight-hour version than for this cut that MGM carved out of it (though apparently there were several prerelease versions, which Stroheim screened privately for separate groups). more...
  • The Hands of Orlac

    Robert Wiene's legendary 1924 silent—about a pianist (Conrad Veidt) who gets a hand transplant and then discovers he has an impulse to kill—plays a significant role in Malcolm Lowry's novel Under the Volcano. more...
  • Happiness

    The most famous and probably best film by the late, neglected Russian pioneer Alexander Medvedkin ("the last Bolshevik" in Chris Marker's video of that title). more...
  • Harold Teen

    Mervyn LeRoy directed this 1928 silent film, based on a Jazz Age comic strip, in which a farm boy moves to the city to attend high school and tries to become the "big man on campus." more...
  • In the Land of the Headhunters

    American Indian photographer Edward S. Curtis, whose images of the American west and “vanishing” native cultures served as sentimental stereotypes for decades, directed this quasi-documentary 1914 silent, about “love, war, and ritual” among Pacific northwest tribalists before the European invasions. more...
  • L'Inhumaine

    Marcel L'Herbier directed this French silent feature (1924), a sci-fi fantasy in which an opera singer dies from a poisonous snakebite and is brought back to life through the ministrations of a Swedish scientist. more...
  • L'Inhumaine

    A 1924 avant-garde feature by Marcel L'Herbier, featuring art deco and cubist set design by Fernand Leger and architects Robert Mallet-Stevens and Alberto Cavalcanti, among others. more...
  • Isn't Life Wonderful?

    D.W. Griffith directed this hymn to human survival, about a Polish family that emigrates to Germany after World War I and fights to hold itself together in the ensuing social and economic chaos. more...
  • It (NR)

    A department store clerk (Clara Bow) tries to live according to the tenets of Elinor Glyn's book about sex appeal (also titled It) and winds up marrying her boss. more...
  • J'Accuse
  • J'Accuse

    Eight years before the staggering Napoleon (1927), French filmmaker Abel Gance made an international name for himself with this powerful antiwar drama, whose grand narrative scale and deep humanity underscore his debt to Victor Hugo. more...