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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...

Anna Boleyn

Asphalt

Asphalt

Director: Joe May
Year: 1929

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

Asphalt

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...

Battleship Potemkin

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...

Before The Nickelodeon

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.

Beggars of Life

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

Beloved Rogue

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.

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

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.

Blood And Sand

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).

Broken Blossoms

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...

Buster Keaton: The Shorts Collection (1917-23)

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...

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2014 restoration)

Cabiria

Cabiria

Director: Giovanni Pastrone
Year: 1914

Set amidst the splendor of ancient Rome, this film quickly became the most spectacular of the italian cinema's epic, historical genre. Restored using newly mastered materials, variable speed projection and a thrilling piano score.

Cabiria

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...

The Cat and the Canary

The Charley Chase Collection 2

The Charley Chase Collection 2

Director: (various)
Year: 1926

The man who elevated situation comedy to a hilarious art form, Charley Chase was the proverbial comic with good looks, who most always got the girl (he usually had her at the beginning). He was what the '20s were all about. Carefree, frivolous, wild...

The Charley Chase Collection 2

The Charley Chase Collection

The Charley Chase Collection

Director: Leo McCarey
Year: 1924

Charley Chase, the man who elevated situation comedy to a hilarious art form in six two reel comedies. Includes "Mighty Like a Moose", part of the National Film Registry.

The Charley Chase Collection

Chess Fever

Chess Fever

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin
Year: 1925

A Keaton-esque comedy in which a young man's passion for the game threatens to wreck his marriage.

Chess Fever

A Christmas Past

A Christmas Past

Director: Edwin S. Porter, (various), D. W. Griffith
Year: 1901

A CHRISTMAS PAST offers a nostalgic peek into the Yuletide pleasures of the early 1900s. Evoking the Victorian charm of Currier and Ives prints, these picturesque comedies and tender dramas were produced as cinematic Christmas cards offered to...

A Christmas Past

The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom

The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom

Director: Yuri Zhelyabuzhsky
Year: 1924

Exploding the myth that the Soviet silent cinema was limited to political propaganda, Yuri Zhelyabuzhsky’s THE CIGARETTE GIRL OF MOSSELPROM is a playful romantic comedy set on the streets of 1924 Moscow, occasionally...

The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom

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...

Comedy, Spectacle, and New Horizons

The Covered Wagon

The Covered Wagon

Director: James Cruze
Year: 1923

A great caravan of covered wagons, filled with hearty pioneers and their families and possessions, are waiting for the Spring “jump off” at Westport Landing, now Kansas City. The time is 1848, and the destination is far-off Oregon, in Th...

The Covered Wagon

D.W. Griffith: Father of Film

D.W. Griffith: Father of Film

Director: David Gill, Kevin Brownlow
Year: 1993

Acclaimed three-part documentary tells the proud, sad story of D.W. Griffith: the man who first brought artistry and ambition to the movies, and then, having dragged a reluctant American film industry to international prominence, found it had no...

D.W. Griffith: Father of Film

The Devil's Needle & Other Tales of Vice and Redemption

The Devil's Needle & Other Tales of Vice and Redemption

Director: John H. Collins, Frank Beal, Chester Withey
Year: 1913

Kino Classics is proud to help resurrect these rare motion pictures—ravaged by time and all but forgotten—and provide a precious glimpse at a fascinating chapter of American film history.

The Devil's Needle & Other Tales of Vice and Redemption

Different from the Others

Different from the Others

Director: Richard Oswald
Year: 1919

One of the first gay-themed films in the history of cinema. Different From the Others was banned at the time of its release, later burned by Nazis and was believed lost for more than forty years. Now recovered, this brave effort to repeal Germany's...

Different from the Others

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Deluxe Edition)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Deluxe Edition)

Director: John S. Robertson
Year: 1920

Considered by many to be the first great American horror film, John S. Robertson's DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE allowed stage legend John Barrymore to deliver his first virtuoso performance on film. Blending historic charm with grim naturalism, this...

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Deluxe Edition)

Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler (Restored Authorized Edition)

Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler (Restored Authorized Edition)

Director: Fritz Lang
Year: 1922

A truly legendary silent film, Fritz Lang's "Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler" had a major impact on the development of the crime thriller. This authorized edition is also the longest available version.

Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler (Restored Authorized Edition)

The Epic of Everest

The Epic of Everest

Director: J.B.L. Noel
Year: 1924

A remarkable film record of the legendary Everest expedition of 1924, newly restored by the BFI National Archive. The third attempt to climb Everest culminated in the deaths of two of the finest climbers of their generation, George Mallory and Andre...

The Epic of Everest

The European Pioneers

The European Pioneers

Director: (various)
Year: 1895

From the archives of the British Film Institute, this collection features forty distinctive works from cinema's infancy, produced by such Euro pioneers as R.W. Paul, George Edward Smith, Fran Mottershaw, Walter Haggar & Sons, and James Bamforth,...

The European Pioneers

Fantomas

Fantomas

Director: Louis Feuillade
Year: 1913

Louis Feuillade's 5 1/2-hour epic follows Fantômas, the criminal lord of Paris, master of disguise, the creeping assassin in black, as he is pursued by the equally resourceful Inspector Juve and journalist Jerôme Fandor.

Fantomas

Faust (F.W. Murnau, Restored Deluxe Edition)

Faust (F.W. Murnau, Restored Deluxe Edition)

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1926

Newly restored. Inspired by the German legend and by Goethe's classic tale, Murnau's Faust tells the story of an alchemist (played by Gosta Ekman) who, struggling with his faith amidst a devastating plague, is offered the power to cure and the gift...

Faust (F.W. Murnau, Restored Deluxe Edition)

Faust (single DVD boxset version)

Faust (single DVD boxset version)

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1926

Gösta Ekman stars as the titular alchemist who, struggling with his faith amidst a devastating plague, is offered the power to cure and the gift of youth...in exchange for his soul.  As the diabolical Mephisto, Emil Jannings (The Last...

Faust (single DVD boxset version)

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