Greed (1924) Director: Erich von Stroheim Greed is often included on lists of the greatest films of the silent era, and was directed by the eccentric Austrian-American director, Erich von Stroheim. It is based on the 1899 novel called "McTeague" by Frank Norris. Stroheim, upon emigrating to America, claimed he was royalty - a count … Continue reading Greed

The Phantom Carriage

8/27/16 The Phantom Carriage (1921) Director: Victor Sjostrom The Phantom Carriage is a phenomenal and haunting Swedish silent film, and is popularly considered one of the seminal works of Swedish cinema. It was directed by and also starred Victor Sjostrom, of later repute for his roles in The Wind and, most notably, in Ingmar Bergman's Wild Strawberries. Bergman would later … Continue reading The Phantom Carriage