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  • Decasia

    Filmmaker Bill Morrison spent two years foraging through the film archives of the University of South Carolina, the Library of Congress, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York to assemble this 70-minute collage of hallucinatory images produced by the decomposition of nitrate film stocks. more...
  • Doctor Jack

    Harold Lloyd followed up his first big hit, Grandma's Boy, with this 1922 comedy about a heroic physician who falls for a beautiful patient. more...
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    The Stevenson story serves as the premise for an early (1920) appearance by John Barrymore, who plays the transformation scene—very effectively—without the aid of trick photography. more...
  • Don't Change Your Husband

    Gloria Swanson stars in Cecil B. DeMille's 1919 silent comedy about a wife who has second thoughts about divorcing husband number one and marrying husband number two. more...
  • Downhill

    Silent-era star Ivor Novello stars in as a public schoolboy who is falsely accused of getting a girl pregnant. more...
  • The Dumb Girl of Portici

    Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova made her only screen appearance in this silent 1916 adaptation of the opera by Daniel Auber, playing a mute Neapolitan peasant who's swept up in a tax revolt against the Spanish empire. more...