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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness

Cautionary tale features a fictionalized take on the use of marijuana. A trio of drug dealers lead innocent teenagers to become addicted to "reefer" cigarettes by holding wild parties with jazz music.

    The Lady Vanishes

    The Lady Vanishes

    When an elderly lady disappears from a train, everyone aboard denies that she ever existed...except Iris, who must save her new friend and prove that she's the victim of conspiracy, not delusion.

    Bringing Up Baby

    Bringing Up Baby

    While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and infuriating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.

    Bride of Frankenstein

    Bride of Frankenstein

    Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate.

    King Kong

    King Kong

    A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal gorilla who takes a shine to their blonde female star.

    What! No Beer?

    What! No Beer?

    Two men decide to cash in on the end of Prohibition by selling watered down beer.

    The Mummy

    The Mummy

    A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover.

    Metropolis

    Metropolis

    In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

    The General

    The General

    When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive—with his girlfriend aboard—he pursues it single-handedly straight through enemy lines.

    Of the Deep: Films by the Department of Tropical Research

    Of the Deep: Films by the Department of Tropical Research

    A deep dive into the 1927 to 1934 films of the Department of Tropical Research, famous for record-breaking submersible dives of discovery thousands of feet under the sea.

    Our Heavenly Bodies

    Our Heavenly Bodies

    An exploration of the whole human knowledge of the 1920s about the world and the universe.

    Sherlock Jr.

    Sherlock Jr.

    A film projectionist who longs to be a detective puts his meagre sleuthing skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.

    The Marriage Circle

    The Marriage Circle

    Ernst Lubitsch's second American silent film is a mélange of marital missteps and misunderstandings, a merry-go-round for grown-ups.

    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    In this seminal masterpiece of German Expressionist cinema, a hypnotist brings a man under his control and turns him into a somnambulist, or sleepwalker, who commits murders.

    South: Ernest Shackleton & the Endurance Expedition

    South: Ernest Shackleton & the Endurance Expedition

    The story of the 1914–1916 Antarctic exploration mission of Sir Ernest Shackleton. The ship sails south, breaking the ice, and ultimately getting trapped by the fast-changing weather.

    Down in the Deep

    Down in the Deep

    A pearl fisherman meets the Queen of the Deep at the bottom of the ocean in this silent fantasy from 1907.