I know that movie collecting can be pricey and a barrier to new fans so I like to periodically share all the free goodies that kind archives and collectors share online.
The free screening room of the National Film Preservation Foundation is a real treasure trove of quality silent films with musical accompaniment. I just noticed some featured items that I have not covered on this site before. (Not sure when they were added but I hope you will be as delighted with them as I am.)
The Appetizer: Lost and Found Australia
Films recovered in Australia including a Mutt and Jeff cartoon, an Essanay dramatic short, some documentary footage and a trailer. Watch it all here.
The Feature: Soft Shoes (1925)
Restored by the San Francisco Silent Film Festival and Národní filmový archiv and supported by a NFPF grant, this movie tells the tale of a western sheriff and a lady cat burglar in the City. Harry Carey and Lillian Rich star. Enjoy!
As far as I know these films should play worldwide but if you have any issues, please let me know along with the country you are watching from. Thanks!
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