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Sherlock Jr.

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

Release On: 17th - April - 1924

Vote Count: 537
Vote Average: 8.2/10

Der letzte Mann

An aging doorman, after being fired from his prestigious job at a luxurious Hotel is forced to face the scorn of his friends, neighbours and society.

Release On: 23rd - December - 1924

Vote Count: 178
Vote Average: 7.8/10

The Navigator

The wealthy and impulsive Rollo Treadway decides to propose to his beautiful socialite neighbor, Betsy O'Brien. Although Betsy turns Rollo down, he still opts to go on the cruise that he intended as their honeymoon. When circumstances find both Rollo and Betsy on the wrong ship, they end up having adventures on the high seas.

Release On: 28th - September - 1924

Vote Count: 122
Vote Average: 7.3/10

The Thief of Bagdad

A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.

Release On: 18th - March - 1924

Vote Count: 84
Vote Average: 7.3/10

The Iron Horse

Brandon, a surveyor, dreams of building a railway to the west. He sets off with his son, Davy, to survey a route. They discover a new pass which will shave 200 miles off the expected distance, but they are set upon by a party of Cheyenne. One of them, a white renegade with only two fingers on his right hand, kills Brandon and scalps him. Davy is all alone now.

Release On: 24th - August - 1924

Vote Count: 36
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Premiered as an intermission for the Swedish ballet production Relâche at the theater of Champs Elysées in Paris.

Release On: 4th - December - 1924

Vote Count: 90
Vote Average: 7/10

Beau Brummel

George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley. Despite her own desperate love for Brummel, she submits to family pressure and marries Lord Alvanley. Brummel, broken-hearted, embarks upon a life of revelry.

Release On: 30th - March - 1924

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 7/10

Peter Pan

Peter Pan enters the nursery of the Darling children and, with the help of fairy dust, leads them off to Never Never Land, where they meet the nefarious Captain Hook.

Release On: 29th - December - 1924

Vote Count: 25
Vote Average: 7.3/10

Die Nibelungen: Siegfried

Siegfried, son of King Siegmund of Xanten, travels to Worms, capital of the Burgundian kingdom, to ask King Gunther for the hand of his sister, the beautiful Kriemhild.

Release On: 14th - February - 1924

Vote Count: 71
Vote Average: 7.8/10

Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache

When Kriemhild, thirsty for revenge, marries to Etzel, king of the Huns, she invites King Gunther and his court to visit them, intending to finally take the life of the man responsible of her disgrace.

Release On: 26th - April - 1924

Vote Count: 54
Vote Average: 7.6/10


The story of a family caught up in the American Revolutionary War.

Release On: 21st - February - 1924

Vote Count: 7
Vote Average: 5.2/10

Her Night of Romance

An impoverished British lord (Paul Menford) impersonates a doctor in order to woo an ailing American heiress (Dorothy Adams). The lord is in it for love, but his business associate (Joe Diamond) smells money.

Release On: 24th - November - 1924

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 6.5/10

Girl Shy

Harold Meadows is a shy, stuttering bachelor working in a tailor shop, who is writing a guide book for other bashful young men, "The Secret of Making Love." Fate has him meet rich girl, Mary, and they fall in love. But she is about to wed an already married man, so our hero embarks upon a hair-raising daredevil ride to prevent the wedding.

Release On: 20th - April - 1924

Vote Count: 37
Vote Average: 6.9/10

Ballet Mécanique

Ballet Mécanique (1923-4) is a Dadaist post-Cubist art film conceived, written, and co-directed by the artist Fernand Léger in collaboration with the filmmaker Dudley Murphy (with cinematographic input from Man Ray). It has a musical score by the American composer George Antheil. However, the film premiered in silent version on 24 September 1924 at the Internationale Ausstellung neuer Theatertechnik (International Exposition for New Theater Technique) in Vienna presented by Frederick Kiesler. It is considered one of the masterpieces of early experimental filmmaking.

Release On: 24th - September - 1924

Vote Count: 63
Vote Average: 6.5/10

The Sea Hawk

The adventures of Oliver Tressilian, who goes from English gentry to galley slave to captain of a Moorish fighting ship.

Release On: 14th - June - 1924

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 6.4/10

He Who Gets Slapped

Story of an inventor who, suffering betrayal in life, makes a career of it by becoming a clown whose act consists of getting slapped by all the other clowns. He falls in love with another circus performer, and those who betrayed him enter his life yet again.

Release On: 22nd - December - 1924

Vote Count: 47
Vote Average: 7.5/10

Wild Oranges

Millie Stope lives with her grandfather on a remote island. Man-child Nicholas, a fugitive from justice, also lives there and is terrorizing them - and he's interested in Millie. One day widower John Woolfolk, sailing on his yacht, happens upon the island. Soon he and Millie fall in love. Will jealous Nicholas stand for this?

Release On: 20th - January - 1924

Vote Count: 5
Vote Average: 6.6/10

The Enchanted Cottage

The Enchanted Cottage stars Richard Barthelmess as Oliver, a physically and emotionally wounded World War I veteran who comes home to a fiancée who promptly leaves him. Licking his wounds in solitude, he meets a young woman named Laura (May McAvoy). They fall in love and agree to marry, but unexpected and magical events occur inside The Enchanted Cottage where they have agreed to spend their wedding night.

Release On: 23rd - March - 1924

Vote Count: 2
Vote Average: 7/10

The Epic of Everest

The official record of Mallory and Irvine's 1924 expedition. When George Mallory and Sandy Irvine attempted to reach the summit of Everest in 1924 they came closer than any previous attempt. Inspired by the work of Herbert Ponting (The Great White Silence) Captain Noel filmed in the harshest of conditions, with specially adapted equipment, to capture the drama of the fateful expedition.

Release On: 1st - December - 1924

Vote Count: 16
Vote Average: 6.8/10

The Marriage Circle

Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are uhappily married. The professor, suspicious of his wife, hires a detective to spy on her in hopes of obtaining a divorce. Mizzi sets her sights on seducing Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte. Dr. Braun's colleague, Dr. Mueller, who has his eye on Charlotte, sees this as his opportunity. Through a misunderstanding, Charlotte thinks that her husband is interested in Miss Hofer, and asks Mizzi to keep him occupied... around and around the circle goes in Lubitsch's refined comedy of mistaken infidelity.

Release On: 10th - February - 1924

Vote Count: 15
Vote Average: 6.9/10