Lost Treasures-the missing movies

by quietgiant2 | created - 23 Aug 2017 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

Please sign the petition to the George Eastman House at http://silent-hall-of-fame.org/

If you can provide data or to know anything about lost films , can access this site:


Other sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Lost_films_by_country https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Lost_American_films







A documentary about this theme: Fragments: Surviving Pieces of Lost Films http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1885256/

Good news: http://www.silentsaregolden.com/silentvideolist.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rediscovered_films

Please, look also this Brittish list: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BFI_75_Most_Wanted

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1. Murder at Monte Carlo (1935)

70 min | Crime, Drama

A professor comes up with a system to win at roulette, and goes to the famous casino at Monte Carlo to try it out. When he turns up murdered and his "system" missing, a reporter sets out to find the killer--and the system.

Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Errol Flynn, Eve Gray, Paul Graetz, Molly Lamont

Votes: 28

2. The Monkey's Paw (1933)

Passed | 58 min | Horror

A mother wishes for the return of her dead son--a wish that is granted by the severed paw of a dead monkey.

Directors: Wesley Ruggles, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Ivan F. Simpson, Louise Carter, C. Aubrey Smith, Bramwell Fletcher

Votes: 70

3. One Hour with You (1932)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

An unhappily married couple try to come between a happy one.

Directors: George Cukor, Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Genevieve Tobin, Lili Damita

Votes: 1,943


4. Alam Ara (1931)

124 min | Drama, Fantasy

A period fantasy that told of the ageing king of Kamarpur, and his two rival queens, Navbahar and Dilbahar, and their rivalry when a fakir predicts that Navbahar will bear the king's heir. ... See full summary »

Director: Ardeshir Irani | Stars: Master Vithal, Zubeida, Jillo, Sushila

Votes: 101

5. The Honeymoon (1930)

"The Wedding March" ended with the marriage between Nikki and the crippled Cecilia takes place. Eberle swears to kills the prince unless Mitzi will agree to marry him. She relents, but at ... See full summary »

Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Zasu Pitts, Erich von Stroheim, Fay Wray

Votes: 31

pre-form of _ The Wedding March ” - quietgiant2

7. Why Be Good? (1929)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A flapper with a dubious reputation enjoys a vivacious night of dancing and finds herself romantically linked to her boss.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Colleen Moore, Neil Hamilton, Bodil Rosing, John St. Polis

Votes: 333

8. The Wolf of Wall Street (1929)

90 min | Drama

A ruthless stockbroker sells short in the copper business and ruins the life of his friends by ruining their finances.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: George Bancroft, Olga Baclanova, Nancy Carroll, Paul Lukas

Votes: 31

9. Paris Bound (1929)

73 min | Drama, Romance

Pre-Code early-talkie film version of Philip Barry's Broadway hit chronicles the first five years of marriage between James and Mary Hutton, and the two paramours they deserted who wait patiently - and manipulatively - in the wings.

Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Ann Harding, Fredric March, Carmelita Geraghty, Leslie Fenton

Votes: 86

The film (previously believed to be lost) has been found and restored from 16 mm materials by Gary Lacher

10. The Case of Lena Smith (1929)

80 min | Drama

In late 19th century Vienna, Lena Smith, a naive peasant girl from Hungary, has a child by a corrupt young cavalry officer, and goes to work his house as a servant, hiding the truth from ... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Esther Ralston, James Hall, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Emily Fitzroy

Votes: 22

Human Clay aka Los Venenos Sexuales Distribution by Paramount Pictures

12. The Storming of La Sarraz (1929)

Comedy, War

A farcical war between the forces of Commercial Cinema and Independent Cinema.

Directors: Sergei M. Eisenstein, Ivor Montagu, Hans Richter | Stars: Jean-Georges Auriol, Béla Balázs, Janine Bouissounouse, Sergei M. Eisenstein

Votes: 35

13. The Five O'Clock Girl (1928)


"The Five O'Clock Girl" was a successful Broadway play starring Mary Eaton and Oscar Shaw. Marion Davies' Cosmopolitan Productions bought the rights for the play and filmed it as a feature ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Marion Davies, Charles King, George K. Arthur, William Austin

Votes: 42

14. The Big City (1928)

70 min | Crime, Drama

Rivalry between two gangs of thieves. The sympathetic group reforms: the others are brought to justice.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, James Murray, Betty Compson

Votes: 32

15. Ladies of the Mob (1928)

Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A dead criminal's daughter falls in love with a small-time crook and tries to get him to reform before he winds up like her father.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Clara Bow, Richard Arlen, Helen Lynch, Mary Alden

Votes: 21

16. The Air Circus (1928)

118 min | Drama

Two eager young pilots at flight school compete over their flight instructor's aviatrix sister.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Lewis Seiler | Stars: Arthur Lake, David Rollins, Sue Carol, Louise Dresser

Votes: 59

Hal Erickson states the silent version "was rescued from oblivion in the early 1970s.

17. The Fleet's In (1928)

75 min | Comedy

A girl who works in a dance hall falls in love with a sailor, but he has the wrong idea of what it is she does and doesn't want anything to do with her.

Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Clara Bow, James Hall, Jack Oakie, Bodil Rosing

Votes: 17

18. Manhattan Cocktail (1928)

72 min | Drama

Babs and Bob leave their small-town life after graduating from college and go to New York in an effort to make the Broadway big time. Mrs. Renov, the wife of a theatrical producer, develops... See full summary »

Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Nancy Carroll, Richard Arlen, Danny O'Shea, Paul Lukas

Votes: 18

19. The Terror (1928)

85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Guests at an old English manor house are stalked by a mysterious killer known only as 'The Terror.'

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: May McAvoy, Louise Fazenda, Edward Everett Horton, Alec B. Francis

Votes: 27

20. The Masks of the Devil (1928)

80 min | Drama

Baron Reiner, a charming though unscrupulous Viennese aristocrat, becomes infatuated with Virginia, an innocent schoolgirl who is engaged to his best friend, Manfred. In order to seduce the... See full summary »

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: John Gilbert, Alma Rubens, Theodore Roberts, Frank Reicher

Votes: 26

21. Sins of the Fathers (1928)


A married restaurant owner is persuaded to become a bootlegger by a beautiful young girl. When he starts making money at it, she steals it, then runs off with another man. His wife finds ... See full summary »

Director: Ludwig Berger | Stars: Emil Jannings, Ruth Chatterton, Barry Norton, Jean Arthur

Votes: 14

22. Street of Sin (1928)

Passed | 70 min | Drama

The story is set in the seamy Soho section of London, where burglar Basher Bill shares bed and board with his sluttish girlfriend Annie. As wicked as they come, Bill softens when he meets virtuous Salvation Army lass Elizabeth.

Directors: Mauritz Stiller, Ludwig Berger, Lothar Mendes, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Emil Jannings, Fay Wray, Olga Baclanova, Ernest W. Johnson

Votes: 15

23. 4 Devils (1928)

Passed | 100 min | Drama

Four orphans, raised by an aging clown, becomes a high wire act in a circus.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Mary Duncan, Charles Morton, Barry Norton

Votes: 127

24. The Divine Woman (1928)

80 min | Drama, Romance

[For 9 minute surviving fragment] Lucian, a soldier in Paris, is to ship out for Algiers at 9 that evening. He stops by for a last meal with his love, Marianne. He may be worried that when ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Lowell Sherman, Polly Moran

Votes: 334 | Gross: $0.54M


25. The Patriot (1928)

113 min | Drama, History, Thriller

Paul I, the Emperor of All Russia, becomes the target of a deadly conspiracy.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Emil Jannings, Lewis Stone, Florence Vidor, Vera Voronina

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26. The Awakening (1928)

90 min | Drama, Romance

The Awakening (1928) is a feature film directed by Victor Fleming.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Vilma Bánky, Walter Byron, Louis Wolheim, George Davis

Votes: 37

27. Dry Martini (1928)

80 min | Comedy

Upon hearing that his daughter Elizabeth, is coming from America to visit him in Paris, wealthy Willoughby Quimby, decides to give up dry martinis and women. However, Elizabeth seeks a wild... See full summary »

Director: Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast | Stars: Mary Astor, Matt Moore, Jocelyn Lee, Sally Eilers

28. The Enemy (1927)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance, War

Carl Behrend, son of a wealthy businessman, marries Pauli Arndt, daughter of a pacifist professor. When World War I breaks out, Carl is drafted. Pauli and her family and friends are left ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Niblo | Stars: Lillian Gish, Ralph Forbes, Ralph Emerson, Frank Currier

Votes: 75 | Gross: $0.47M

29. The Wizard (1927)

Passed | 60 min | Horror, Mystery

Mad doctor sews human head onto gorilla's body, Usual catastrophes ensue.

Director: Richard Rosson | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Leila Hyams, Gustav von Seyffertitz, E.H. Calvert

Votes: 32

31. Service for Ladies (1927)

70 min | Comedy

Albert Leroux, headwaiter at an exclusive Paris hotel, falls hopelessly in love with Elizabeth Foster, an American heiress, though he is convinced that she will never admire a waiter.

Director: Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Kathryn Carver, Charles Lane, Lawrence Grant

Votes: 6 | Gross: $0.37M

32. Blade of Penitence (1927)

70 min | Drama

Ishimatsu is out of jail and wants to rebuild his life. But his brother, Sakichi, and his old partners are not going to allow it.

Directors: Yasujirô Ozu, Torajirô Saitô | Stars: Hikaru Kicchôji, Kunimatsu Ogawa, Eiko Atsumi, Kanji Kawara

Votes: 35

33. The Gorilla (1927)

80 min | Horror, Thriller

An ape is suspected of committing a series of murders.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Charles Murray, Fred Kelsey, Walter Pidgeon, Brooks Benedict

Votes: 20

34. The Way of All Flesh (1927)

94 min | Drama

After a robbery, a happy bank clerk loses own identity and has been presumed dead.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Emil Jannings, Belle Bennett, Phyllis Haver, Donald Keith

Votes: 123 | Gross: $0.86M

35. London After Midnight (1927)

Passed | 69 min | Horror

The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires?

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Percy Williams

Votes: 1,137 | Gross: $0.52M

38. Fascinating Youth (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

Playboy Teddy Ward wants to marry Jeannie King, an artist, but his father wants him to marry Loris Lane, but tells Teddy he can marry whom he pleases if he will make the Mountain Inn a ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Ivy Harris, Jack Luden, Roland Drew

Votes: 17

39. The American Venus (1926)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy

Mary Gray, whose father manufactures cold cream, is engaged to sappy Horace Niles, the son of Hugo Niles, the elder Gray's most competitive rival in the cosmetics business. Chip Armstrong, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Esther Ralston, Lawrence Gray, Ford Sterling, Fay Lanphier

Votes: 26

40. Michel Strogoff (1926)

168 min | Adventure

In 1860s Russia, a young officer is sent on a mission to save his country from invaders.

Director: Viktor Tourjansky | Stars: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Nathalie Kovanko, Acho Chakatouny, Jeanne Brindeau

Votes: 93

41. Arirang (1926)

Action, Drama

A man comes to stay at a friend's house in the country. The household consists of a father, daughter, and a mentally disturbed son. The man falls in love with the daughter. One day she is ... See full summary »

Director: Ra Un-Gya | Stars: Woon-gyu Na, Il-seon Shin, Gung-un Nam, Myeong-seon Hong

Votes: 22

42. The Road to Glory (1926)

93 min | Drama

May McAvoy is a woman who is blinded in an auto accident and relies on prayer to regain her sight.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: May McAvoy, Leslie Fenton, Ford Sterling, Rockliffe Fellowes

Votes: 31

43. A Woman of the Sea (1926)

75 min | Drama

Joan and Magdalen are the daughters of a fisherman. Magdalen leaves her fiancé, Peter, to run off to the big city. Joan and Peter marry. Magdalen's return years later causes trouble for the... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Edna Purviance, Raymond Bloomer, Charles K. French, Eve Southern

Votes: 38

44. The Dark Angel (1925)

80 min | Drama

The Dark Angel tells the story of three childhood friends, two male, one female. When the woman chooses one of the men to marry, the other, jealous, sends his rival off into a dangerous situation during wartime.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky, Wyndham Standing, Frank Elliott

Votes: 21 | Gross: $0.17M

45. My Lady's Lips (1925)

70 min | Crime, Drama