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  • The Farmer's Wife

    A rare Hitchcock silent (1928), seldom seen in the U.S. Based on a London stage play, it's a pastoral comedy about a country gentleman seeking a bride among the unpromising prospects of his home county. more...
  • Faust

    The great F.W. Murnau directed only one real blockbuster in Germany, just before coming to America to make his masterpiece, Sunrise; extravagant in every sense, Faust (1926) is laden with references to Dutch, German, and Italian painting and was rivaled only by Fritz Lang's Metropolis in driving the UFA studio toward bankruptcy. more...
  • The Flapper

    A former Ziegfeld girl, Olive Thomas acted in almost two dozen films before dying unexpectedly at age 25. more...
  • A Fool There Was

    A young Chicago actress named Theodosia Goodman was catapulted to fame as "Theda Bara" (which, her publicists pointed out, was an anagram for "Arab death") by this 1915 film from director Frank Powell. more...