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  • The Half-Breed

    Allan Dwan's 1916 silent western stars Douglas Fairbanks as a half Indian who faces rejection from the white community in a frontier town. 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 the best film by the 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...
  • He Who Gets Slapped

    Victor Sjostrom's 1924 silent film features a rare restrained performance by Lon Chaney, as a disgraced scientist who works as a circus clown while plotting his revenge. more...
  • Her Wild Oat

    Silent screen comedienne Colleen Moore stars as an orphaned tenement dweller who decides to blow her life savings living it up at a beach resort and, once she arrives, is mistaken for a duchess. more...