Ossi Oswalda’s character is an, um, eccentric young lady with violent habits. She smashes vases, mirrors, heads when she is happy, sad or in love. In this case, she is thrilled that her daddy has promised to buy her a prince to marry.
Ossi is practicing her maternal skills for her upcoming marriage to a German prince. Of course, where to powder the baby is not as obvious as one would think…
Poor Prince Nucki (Harry Liedtke) comes to in a strange room and is confronted by something that is most definitely not his. Where are his pants anyway? Zany romantic comedy from Ernst Lubitsch. This is one of the funniest intertitles, in my opinion. Enjoy!
Yup, I went back to the Beloved Rogue well one more time. John Barrymore has just been catapulted into Paris (don’t ask) and has landed in the room of Marceline Day.
This GIF sums up everything I like about John Barrymore’s swashbucklers. He was an incredibly handsome leading man and respected actor who was not afraid to act in a manner befitting a Wascally Wabbit.
Gertrude Claire is ready to take on William S. Hart, who plays her son. His crime? Becoming a cop instead of a decent everyday crook. I love this lady!
Carol Dempster’s evil step-mother does not approve of her frolicking in The Love Flower. Gotta say, though, I am on the side of the step-mother this time.
John Barrymore is elected the King of Fools in the medieval swashbuckler The Beloved Rogue. He seems pretty thrilled about it.
An animated GIF from A Woman of the World, Pola Negri’s uproarious vamp comedy.
Then, as now, there were some people who just did not want to see a silent drama.