Tag Archives: 1920s
Never Weaken (1921) Fred C. Newmeyer, Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Short, Comedy, Thriller
Our hero (Lloyd) is infatuated with a girl in the next office. In order to drum up business for her boss, an osteopath, he gets an actor friend to pretend injuries that the doctor “cures”, thereby building a reputation.
Menilmontant (1926) Dimitri Kirsanoff, Nadia Sibirskaïa, Yolande Beaulieu, Guy Belmont, Short, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A couple is brutally murdered in the working-class district of Paris. Later on, the narrative follows the lives of their two daughters, both in love with a Parisian thug and leading them to separate ways.
Based on a story by Peter B. Kyne, the long-lost John Ford silent Shamrock Handicap begins in Ireland. Because he refuses to collect rent payments from his impoverished tenants, kindly Irish nobleman Sir Miles Gaffney is in danger of losing his estate.