Looking for silent film recommendations but tired of the same old same old? This is the list for you! We’re going into uncharted territory with a selection of undeservedly obscure silent films that all but guarantee you a delightful evening’s entertainment.
Ignored upon initial release, this smart drama has since built a following among silent movie fans. It’s about a sophisticated Englishwoman who finds herself stuck in a marriage of convenience with a rough Canadian farmer. Veteran leading man Thomas Meighan and newcomer Mona Palma give two of the finest performances of the twenties. They are ably supported by character actress Dale Fuller.
The Wind is among my favorite silent films so I am very excited about this article. It is an examination of three myths that have attached themselves to the 1928 Lillian Gish vehicle: