Public Domain Movies released in 1929

A 1929 B&W silent comedy from Shanghai, describing a vindictive funnyman's efforts to get back at his cheating wife, as aided by his smarter and more moralistic young son. B&W, Silent, with original Chinese and English intertitles.

From IMDb: Tough mobster Mahlon Keane practically runs crime in New York City. He meets broke ex-society girl Rhoda Philbrooke at a society fundraiser and helps her cheat her way to some winnings in poker. Rhoda needs the money to help nurse broken alcoholic concert violinist Tony Vaughan back to health.

A 1929 Shanghai Movie, about a woman's hard life and subsequent heroic rescue. Silent, B&W, with original Chinese and English intertitles (!!!).

drama film

Sailor's Holiday 1929 Alan Hale, Sally Eilers, George Cooper

Her Private Affair 1929 Ann Harding, Harry Bannister, John Loder, Kay Hammond

Paris Bound 1929 Ann Harding, Fredric March, Carmelita Geraghty, Leslie Fenton

The General Line aka Old and New (translit. Staroye i novoye) is a 1929 Soviet film directed by Sergei Eisenstein.

Mister Antonio 1929 Leo Carrillo, Virginia Valli, Gareth Hughes, Frank Reicher

Dziga Vertov's Man With A Movie Camera is considered one of the most innovative and influential films of the silent era. Startlingly modern, this film utilizes a groundbreaking style of rapid editing and incorporates innumerable other cinematic effects to create a work of amazing power and energy. Film pioneer Dziga Vertov uses all the cinematic techniques available at the time - dissolves, split screen, slow motion and freeze frames. This movie is silent!

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