Greed

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

Steamboat Bill Jr.

Steamboat Bill Jr. was the last of Buster Keaton’s 9 independent films made for Joseph Schenck and it was the last big comedic film of the silent era. His independent feature films for Schenck included: Three Ages (1923) Our Hospitality (1923) Sherlock Jr. (1924) The Navigator (1924) Seven Chances (1925) Go West (1925) The General (1927) College (1927) Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928) The story … Continue reading Steamboat Bill Jr.