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Our Hospitality

A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family.

Release On: 19th - November - 1923

Vote Count: 177
Vote Average: 7.5/10

Safety Last!

When a store clerk organizes a contest to climb the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.

Release On: 1st - April - 1923

Vote Count: 307
Vote Average: 7.8/10

The Pilgrim

The Tramp is an escaped convict who is mistaken as a pastor in a small town church.

Release On: 19th - February - 1923

Vote Count: 88
Vote Average: 6.8/10

A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate

When Marie St. Clair believes she has been jilted by her artist fiance Jean, she decides to leave for Paris on her own. After spending a year in the city as a mistress of the wealthy Pierre Revel, she is reunited with Jean by chance. This leaves her with the choice between a glamorous life in Paris, and the true love she left behind.

Release On: 1st - October - 1923

Vote Count: 105
Vote Average: 6.9/10

The Ten Commandments

The first part tells the story of Moses leading the Jews from Egypt to the Promised Land, his receipt of the tablets and the worship of the golden calf. The second part shows the efficacy of the commandments in modern life through a story set in San Francisco. Two brothers, rivals for the love of Mary, also come into conflict when John discovers Dan used shoddy materials to construct a cathedral.

Release On: 23rd - November - 1923

Vote Count: 44
Vote Average: 6.8/10

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.

Release On: 6th - September - 1923

Vote Count: 70
Vote Average: 6.5/10

Three Ages

The rituals of courtship, romantic rivalry and love play out three times as a man vies with a villain for the girl. In the Stone Age, the rivalry is set off by dinosaurs, a turtle used as a ouija board, and a round of golf with stones. In ancient Rome, the men display their brawn through a chariot race, using dogs instead of horses. In contemporary times, the man finds himself overcome by modernity, including a very fragile car.

Release On: 24th - September - 1923

Vote Count: 74
Vote Average: 7/10

La souriante Madame Beudet

One of the first feminist movies, this is the story of an intelligent woman trapped in a loveless marriage.

Release On: 9th - November - 1923

Vote Count: 57
Vote Average: 6.1/10

La Roue

Sisif, a railwayman, saves a young girl named Norma orphaned by a train crash and raises her as his own daughter alongside his son, Elie. As she becomes an adult, Sisif grapples with whether to tell Norma the truth about her parentage.

Release On: 17th - February - 1923

Vote Count: 39
Vote Average: 7.3/10

The Balloonatic

Buster and Phyllis endure a number of outdoor adventures trying to prove to each other their survival skills. The balloon which lands Buster in the wilderness proves useful later on as their canoe is about go over a waterfall.

Release On: 22nd - January - 1923

Vote Count: 56
Vote Average: 6.5/10

The Love Nest

In an attempt to forget his lost sweetheart, Buster takes a long trip at the sea when he's caught by pirates.

Release On: 1st - March - 1923

Vote Count: 60
Vote Average: 6.9/10

Le Retour à la raison

Experimental film, white specks and shapes gyrating over a black background, the light-striped torso of Kiki of Montparnasse (Alice Prin), a gyrating eggcrate. One of the first Dadaist films.

Release On: 6th - September - 1923

Vote Count: 56
Vote Average: 6.4/10

Cœur fidèle

The good guys win out in this sweet tale about a young orphan who is abused for much of her life but who eventually finds happiness when she marries an honest man who extricates her from her situation.

Release On: 23rd - November - 1923

Vote Count: 38
Vote Average: 7.2/10

Why Worry?

A hypochondriac vacations in the tropics for the fresh air - and finds himself in the middle of a revolution instead.

Release On: 9th - September - 1923

Vote Count: 25
Vote Average: 6.7/10

Six Cylinder Love

After buying a car, Richard Burton finds that his wife and daughter have become unreasonably extravagant, and is surrounded by sponging friends.

Release On: 4th - November - 1923

Vote Count: 0
Vote Average: 0/10


Based on Oscar Wilde's play, the films tells the story of how Salomé agrees to dance for King Herod in return for the head of John the Baptist.

Release On: 15th - February - 1923

Vote Count: 20
Vote Average: 6/10

The Extra Girl

Sue Graham is a small town girl who wants to be a motion picture star. She wins a contract when a picture of a very pretty girl is sent to a studio instead of her picture. When she arrives in Hollywood, the mistake is discovered and she starts working in the props department of the studio instead. Her parents then come out to California and invest some money with a very shifty individual.

Release On: 28th - October - 1923

Vote Count: 9
Vote Average: 6.3/10

Felix in Hollywood

A starving actor, reduced to trying his luck in the movies, travels to Hollywood. His cat, Felix, poses as a travel bag and comes along.

Release On: 15th - July - 1923

Vote Count: 30
Vote Average: 6.6/10

Die Lawine

At the urging of his dying aunt, a young man of limited means forgoes marriage into comfortable society. He becomes husband to an unwed mother and father to a child. Their meager existence is threatened, however, when the woman he left at the altar reenters his life.

Release On: 16th - October - 1923

Vote Count: 7
Vote Average: 5.9/10


Hoping to consolidate their adjoining ranches, Don Fernando and Don Diego betroth their children, Ramón and Dolores, although Ramón is in love with Suzanna, the daughter of a peon on his father's ranch, and Dolores is interested in Pancho, a toreador. When Suzanna learns that she was kidnapped in infancy and is really Don Diego's daughter, she keeps silent; but Ramón finally rebels and steals Suzanna from the altar as she is about to marry Pancho. There are explanations, Ramón marries Suzanna, and Dolores marries Pancho. Suzanna (1923) has been mastered from a good quality but incomplete 35mm print.

Release On: 16th - February - 1923

Vote Count: 3
Vote Average: 5/10