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Orlacs Hände (English language title: "The Hands of Orlac"; French title: "Les Mains d'Orlac") is an Austrian silent film of 1924. This late Expressionist work, produced by Robert Wiene, has been remade twice.

A Silent film based upon the Broadway play by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood, this Silent Gem was directed by Roland West in 1926, later being Remade as the Bat Whispers in 1930 (by Roland West) and again in 1958 in the Bat starring Vincent Price, also available at the Archive. Oh, and when I say silent, I mean silent - this was transferred from a 16mm print and was probably meant to be played with live musical accompaniment.

When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner murdered, Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible.

A New York bandleader journeys to Hollywood when he is offered a contract with a studio, but he is determined to do things his way and not theirs.

An ancient fossil is discovered and is believed to be the missing link in human evolution. However, when brought aboard and transported by train, an alien life force is awakened from the remains and begins to possess and kill the passengers. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068713/?ref_=sr_1 Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction Also known as: "Panic in the Trans-Siberian Train" "The Possessor" (Blu-ray Release)

This is what audiences saw on September 6,1925 at the Astor Theater in New York City. This version is seldom seen and contains materiel that is different from the 1929 re-release. This print is from The Milestone Edition, the score is Mozart's 40th and 4th symphonies and Franz Schubert's Symphony No. 8 in B minor. Directed by Rupert Julian, Edward Sedgwick and Lon Chaney.

Lon Chaney plays Blizzard, a deranged psychopath scarred by the childhood operation where a young doctor mistakingly amputated both of his legs. Hellbent on revenge Blizzard becomes a master criminal. This is one of Lon Chaney's most famous non-horror roles. This is copied from video mastered off a well worn home movie print.

This 1920 silent film was made by Kenneth Brampton, who wrote, produced, directed and starred in it. The story concerns a real life bushranger (outlaw) named Captain Starlight, who became a national hero (like Ned Kelly). It is based on a classic Australian novel by Rolf Boldrewood (the pen name of Thomas Browne). This was the third film of the novel. The first, directed by Charles McMahon, was an early feature film made shortly after "The Story of the Kely Gang". The second was made in 1911.

From IMDb: A married diplomat falls hopelessly under the spell of a predatory woman. Stars: Theda Bara, Edward José, Mabel Frenyear, Runa Hodges, May Allison, Clifford Bruce, Victor Benoit, Frank Powell, and Minna Gale

A small town girl attends boarding school, dreams of romantic adventures, and has some. Stars: Olive Thomas, Theodore Westman, Jr., William P. Carlton, Jr., Warren Cook, Katherine Johnston, Arthur Johnston, Frances Marshall, and Marcia Harris IMDb Page Wikipedia Page

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