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Tartuffe

Tartuffe

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1926

A fable of religious hypocrisy, in which a faithful wife (Lil Dagover) tries to convince her husband (Werner Krauss) that their morally superior guest, Tartuffe (Emil Jannings), is in fact a lecherous hypocrite with a taste for the grape.

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Hypocrites

Hypocrites

Director: Lois Weber
Year: 1915

Lois Weber's infamous attack on the moral decay of society which caused a sensation by featuring a fully nude woman to portray "the naked truth." A huge hit, which propelled Weber to the front ranks of all silent film directors.

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The Cat and the Canary

The Cat and the Canary

Director: Paul Leni
Year: 1927

A decaying mansion and a stormy night are the archetypal setting for mystery and chaos when a pack of greedy relatives gather for the reading of a twenty-year-old will. But before the West fortune can be handed down, the family must endure a night in the cavernous manor. THE CAT is a milestone of the American horror film, thanks to the ingenuity of its director, Paul Leni. One of the first film artists imported from Germany by Hollywood, Leni invigorated this stage-bound genre with expressionist flair, transforming conventional material into a visual feast. Meticulously restored from original nitrate prints by Photoplay productions and a new score by Neil Brand.

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Her Night of Romance / Her Sister from Paris

Her Night of Romance / Her Sister from Paris

Director: Sidney Franklin
Year: 1924

A double-feature DVD featuring 2 rare films featuring Constance Talmadge. Contains HER NIGHT OF ROMANCE (1924) and HER SISTER FROM PARIS (1925).

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The Saphead (Ultimate Edition)

The Saphead (Ultimate Edition)

Director: Herbert Blaché
Year: 1920

THE SAPHEAD was instrumental in establishing Keaton as a bona fide star and greatly influenced his formulation of the Buster persona: a lonely, stone-faced soul thwarted by circumstance yet undauntedly resourceful and indefatigable in his struggle for love and survival within a chaotic world.

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Our Hospitality (Ultimate Edition)

Our Hospitality (Ultimate Edition)

Director: Jack Blystone, Buster Keaton
Year: 1923

Keaton stars as youthful dreamer Willie McKay, who travels westward on a rickety locomotive to claim his birthright, only to find that his inheritance is a shack. This definitive edition of OUR HOSPITALITY features an exquisite orchestral score by Carl Davis, a documentary on the making of the film and a rare alternate cut entitled Hospitality.

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2014 restoration)

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2014 restoration)

Director: Robert Wiene
Year: 1920

Director Robert Wiene and a visionary team of designers crafted a nightmare realm in which light, shadow and substance are abstracted, a world in which a demented doctor and a carnival sleepwalker perpetrate a series of ghastly murders in a small community. This authoritative edition of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a 4K restoration scanned from the (mostly) preserved camera negative at the German Federal Film Archive.

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Comedy, Spectacle, and New Horizons

Comedy, Spectacle, and New Horizons

Director: (various)
Year: 1893

This edition explores the establishment of cinematic genres in the first years of the 20th Century, offering rare glimpses of the innovative visual comedy of Max Linder, the pioneering Italian epic NERO - or THE BURNING OF ROME, the phenomenal animation of Windsor McCoy, the social realism of Alice Guy Blacha's MAKING OF AN AMERICAN CITIZEN, D. W. Griffith's early melodrama A GIRL AND HER TRUST, and more! .

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Sally Of The Sawdust

Sally Of The Sawdust

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1925

W. C. Fields stars as a lovable con man who becomes the unlikely guardian of an orphaned circus waif (Carol Dempster).

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Lorna Doone

Lorna Doone

Director: Maurice Tourneur
Year: 1922

Tourneur's adaption of Richard Blackmore's perennially loved romance stars John Bowers as a yeoman farmer who valiantly rescues a kidnapped princess. This edition was transferred from an original print at 18fps and features a new score for piano and strings by Japanese singer/songwriter and composer Mari LiJima.

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