Category: silent film

Death of “Nosferatu” (1927).

Not a photoshop. Lillian Gish, silent film star and the “First Lady of American Cinema,” met Miss Piggy at the 1982 Night of a 100 Stars. 

Not a photoshop. Lillian Gish, silent film star and the “First Lady of American Cinema,” met Miss Piggy at the 1982 Night of a 100 Stars. 

“L’Inferno” (1911). 

“Hell movies” were a big trend in Italy during the silent era. This is one of the best of the surviving ones, along with the more whimsical “Maciste al Inferno,” which supposedly made Fellini want to be a director. 

Marilyn Monroe as Theda Bara, silent film vamp, as Cleopatra.

Soviet scifi film, Aelita, 1924.

Statue of Maria the Android outside of Babelsberg Studios, in existence since 1912 and where “Metropolis,” among other German films, was made.

Louise Brooks.

The Carthaginian temple of Moloch in “Cabiria” (1914)

“Go and Get It” (1920)