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The Kid

A tramp cares for a boy after he's abandoned as a newborn by his mother. Later the mother has a change of heart and aches to be reunited with her son.

Release On: 21st - January - 1921

Vote Count: 1313
Vote Average: 8.2/10


Körkarlen

It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom Chariot, that picks up the souls of the dead.

Release On: 1st - January - 1921

Vote Count: 182
Vote Average: 7.9/10


Orphans of the Storm

France, on the eve of the French Revolution. Henriette and Louise have been raised together as sisters. When the plague that takes their parents' lives causes Louise's blindness, they decide to travel to Paris in search of a cure, but they separate when a lustful aristocrat crosses their path.

Release On: 28th - December - 1921

Vote Count: 49
Vote Average: 7/10


The High Sign

Buster is thrown off a train near an amusement park. There he gets a job in a shooting gallery run by the Blinking Buzzards mob. Ordered to kill a businessman, he winds up protecting the man and his daughter by outfitting their home with trick devices.

Release On: 18th - April - 1921

Vote Count: 65
Vote Average: 7.2/10


The Goat

A series of adventures begins when Buster is mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil bad guy.

Release On: 15th - May - 1921

Vote Count: 81
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Der müde Tod

As a young couple stops and rests in a small village inn, the man is abducted by Death and is sequestered behind a huge doorless, windowless wall. The woman finds a mystic entrance and is met by Death, who tells her three separate stories set in exotic locales, all involving circumstances similar to hers.

Release On: 6th - October - 1921

Vote Count: 85
Vote Average: 7.5/10


The Idle Class

At an upper class golf resort, a tramp discovers he's the lookalike of a rich man with a beautiful, unhappy wife.

Release On: 25th - September - 1921

Vote Count: 59
Vote Average: 6.7/10


The Boat

Buster's handmade boat, The Damfino, is finished and is, of course, too large to get through the basement door. When he drives off with it in tow, the side of his house, then the whole thing, collapses. At the harbor he rides the boat out only to have it sink beneath him. The rest is a series of adventures he and his family have with the restored boat.

Release On: 10th - November - 1921

Vote Count: 63
Vote Average: 6.4/10


The Play House

After waking up from his wacky dream, a theater stage hand inadvertently causes havoc everywhere he works.

Release On: 26th - October - 1921

Vote Count: 77
Vote Average: 7/10


The Sheik

Sheik Ahmed (Valentino) desperately desires fiesty British socialite Diana (Ayres), so he abducts her and carries her off to his luxurious desert tent-palace. The free-spirited Diana recoils from his passionate embraces and yearns to be released. Only after being kidnapped by desert bandits does Diana realize how much she has grown to love Ahmed, who comes to her rescue in the nick of time

Release On: 20th - November - 1921

Vote Count: 36
Vote Average: 6.1/10


The Haunted House

Buster Keaton is a bank teller who becomes involved with a hold-up, counterfeiters, and a theatrical troupe posing as spooks in a haunted house.

Release On: 21st - February - 1921

Vote Count: 67
Vote Average: 6.6/10


Forbidden Fruit

Mary Maddock works as a seamstress to bring home money while her husband Steve, unemployed, has no real prospects of earning money. Mary's employers, are trying to strike an oil related business deal with a rich man by the name of Nelson Rogers. The deal does not seem to be on the table, as Mr. Rogers is leaving town shortly and does not have the time to work out the details of such a deal. In an order to entice him to stay, Mrs. Mallory - wife of Mr. Mallory who is proposing the business deal - convinces Mary to be her guest at a dinner party with the intent of making Mr. Rogers fall for her and thus stay long enough for Mr. Mallory to make him agree to a business deal.

Release On: 3rd - January - 1921

Vote Count: 7
Vote Average: 6.2/10


Hard Luck

A down on his luck young man makes several attempts at committing suicide but fails them too. He then finds himself becoming more confident through a series of petty adventures, to such an extent that this becomes his undoing.

Release On: 14th - March - 1921

Vote Count: 53
Vote Average: 7/10


Tol'able David

Young David Kinemon is a good-natured, easy-going lad in a mountain village. Circumstances force him to take his brother's place as mailman for the community, and this brings him into deadly contact with the vicious Hatburn brothers.

Release On: 31st - December - 1921

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 7.5/10


The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Set in the years before and during World War I, this epic tale tells the story of a rich Argentine family, one of its two descending branches being half of French heritage, the other being half German. Following the death of the family patriarch, the man's two daughters and their families resettle to France and Germany, respectively. In time the Great War breaks out, putting members of the family on opposing sides.

Release On: 6th - March - 1921

Vote Count: 27
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Invisible Ink

Koko The Clown continually interrupts an animator, who turns his attention to trapping the clown.

Release On: 3rd - December - 1921

Vote Count: 19
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Little Lord Fauntleroy

An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.

Release On: 15th - September - 1921

Vote Count: 9
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Camille

Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover. However, when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Camille discovers that Armand has not lost his love for her.

Release On: 26th - September - 1921

Vote Count: 13
Vote Average: 5.7/10


The Blot

Professor Griggs, teaching at the college, doesn't get paid a living wage; his next door neighbor, successful shoemaker Olsen, has money and plentiful food, while the Griggses have hardly any. When the professor's rich student Phil West falls for beautiful Griggs daughter Amelia and also befriends the poor Reverend Gates (a young man who is also in love with Amelia), he observes the difference in his life and theirs and tries to help make a difference.

Release On: 4th - September - 1921

Vote Count: 10
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Seven Years Bad Luck

After breaking a mirror in his home, superstitious Max tries to avoid situations which could bring bad luck, but in doing so causes himself the worst luck imaginable.

Release On: 6th - February - 1921

Vote Count: 23
Vote Average: 6.9/10