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Anna Boleyn

Anna Boleyn

Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Year: 1920

A groundbreaking historical epic from legendary director Ernst Lubitsch. The tragic story of the second wife of England's Henry VIII is given first-class treatment, complete with opulent sets, beautiful cinematography, and a bravura performance by Emil Jannings (THE LAST LAUGH, THE BLUE ANGEL) as Henry.

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Asphalt

Asphalt

Director: Joe May
Year: 1929

Joe May's Sensual Drama of Life in the Berlin Underworld.

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Battleship Potemkin

Battleship Potemkin

Director: Sergei Eisenstein
Year: 1925

For eight decades, Sergei Eisenstein's 1925 masterpiece has remained the most influential silent film of all time. Yet each successive generation has seen BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN subjected to censorship and recutting, its unforgettable power diluted in unauthorized public domain editions from dubious sources. Until now.

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Before The Nickelodeon

Before The Nickelodeon

Director: Edwin S. Porter, Charles Musser
Year: 1982

Noted film historian Charles Musser co-wrote and directed this definitive tribute to Edwin S. Porter, the mechanic and cameraman for Thomas Edison, now recognized as a major contributor to the evolution of film structure. From the time of The Great Train Robbery in 1903 until Griffith started at Biograph (1908), Porter held center stage in early US cinema. Narrated by Blanche Sweet, the documentary features eighteen complete films including Life of an American Fireman, Jack and the Beanstalk and more. U.S. 1982. B/W & Color. 60 min.

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Beggars of Life

Beggars of Life

Director: William Wellman
Year: 1928

An American silent film classic, Beggars of Life stars Louise Brooks as a train-hopping hobo who dresses like a boy to survive.

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Beloved Rogue

Beloved Rogue

Director: Alan Crosland
Year: 1927

A rich historical romance starring John Barrymore as poet Frances Villon who battles against nasty King Louis the XI in 17th Century France. Coming to DVD July 7, 2009

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The Birth of a Nation (Deluxe 3-Disc Edition)

The Birth of a Nation (Deluxe 3-Disc Edition)

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1915

Almost a century after its release, THE BIRH OF A NATION remains one of the most controversial films ever made... a landmark achievement that continues to fascinate and enrage audiences.

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Blood And Sand

Blood And Sand

Director: Fred Niblo
Year: 1922

Rudolph Valentino stars as a matador who falls into the clutches of a beautiful, insincere society woman. This version also includes a rare Valentino short.

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Broken Blossoms

Broken Blossoms

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1919

The heartbreaking story of a waterfront waif (Lillian Gish) from the Limehouse district of London who escapes the abuse of her father (Donald Crisp) through a doomed relationship with a Chinese immigrant (Richard Barthelmess).

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Buster Keaton: The Shorts Collection (1917-23)

Buster Keaton: The Shorts Collection (1917-23)

Director: Buster Keaton, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Eddie Cline, Malcolm St. Clair
Year: 1917

As new generations discover the magic of silent cinema, Buster Keaton has emerged as one of the era's most admired and respected artists. Behind the deadpan expression and trademark porkpie hat was a filmmaking genius who conceived and engineered some of the most breathtaking stunts and feats of visual trickery, while never losing sight of slapstick cinema's primary objective: laughter.

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