1929

H₂O
6.8

H₂O

Dec. 31, 1929

H₂O

H₂O (1929) is a short silent film by photographer Ralph Steiner. It is a cinematic tone poem showing water in its many forms – ...
The Merry Dwarfs
5.3

The Merry Dwarfs

Dec. 16, 1929

The Merry Dwarfs

A village of dwarfs dance and play through their day. A blacksmith shoes a centipede, a street-cleaner sweeps, a marching-band strikes up and the ...
Rain
7.1

Rain

Dec. 14, 1929

Rain

A lyrical portrait of Amsterdam and its changing appearance during a rain-shower.
Tarzan the Tiger
5.5

Tarzan the Tiger

Dec. 08, 1929

Tarzan the Tiger

After Tarzan’s estate is destroyed by Arabs Jane is sold into slavery by a man posing as a friendly scientist. Tarzan develops amnesia ...
Tusalava
6.4

Tusalava

Dec. 01, 1929

Tusalava

With the screen split asymmetrically, one part in positive, the other negative, the film documents the evolution of simple celled organic forms ...
Darkened Rooms
6.8

Darkened Rooms

Nov. 23, 1929

Darkened Rooms

Phony spiritualists were given a good going-over in the early talkie melodrama Darkened Rooms. Evelyn Brent stars as Ellen, a fraudulent medium ...
Jungle Rhythm
5.8

Jungle Rhythm

Nov. 15, 1929

Jungle Rhythm

Mickey’s on African safari, riding on an elephant, but his shotgun disintegrates the first time he tries to use it. To sooth the vicious ...
Drifters
6.6

Drifters

Nov. 10, 1929

Drifters

A silent film by John Grierson. It tells the story of Britain’s North Sea herring fishery.
The Virginian
6.8

The Virginian

Nov. 09, 1929

The Virginian

A good-natured cowboy who is romancing the new schoolmarm has a crisis of conscience when he discovers his best friend is engaged in cattle rustling.
The Steel Road
7.1

The Steel Road

Oct. 15, 1929

The Steel Road

Bold and exhilarating documentary account of the building of the Turkestan-Siberian railway, presented as a heroic triumph of Soviet progress ...
The Jazz Fool
5.7

The Jazz Fool

Oct. 14, 1929

The Jazz Fool

Horace pulls a wagon with a a small pipe organ, with Mickey at the keys; a sign on the side reads “Mickey’s Big Road Show.” ...
Mickey’s Choo-Choo
6.1

Mickey’s Choo-Choo

Sep. 30, 1929

Mickey’s Choo-Choo

Mickey is a railroad engineer with an anthropomorphic locomotive. He feeds the train (coal), then feeds his dog, then makes lunch for himself. ...
Woman Trap
5.7

Woman Trap

Sep. 28, 1929

Woman Trap

In Woman Trap, Hal Skelly is hard-bitten police sergeant Dan Malone, whose mission in life is to rid his community of gangsters. The revelation ...
Mickey’s Follies
5.7

Mickey’s Follies

Aug. 28, 1929

Mickey’s Follies

Mickey puts on a show in his barnyard. A short dramatic scene by a chicken and rooster; an operatic ode by Patricia Pig, and then the main ...
The Karnival Kid
6.3

The Karnival Kid

Jul. 30, 1929

The Karnival Kid

Mickey Mouse is working as a hot dog vendor at a carnival when he meets and quickly falls for Minnie the “Shimmy Dancer”. That night, ...