ⓘ 1921 in film

1921 in film

January 21 – The silent comedy-drama The Kid, written by, produced by, directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin in his Tramp character – his first full-length film as a director – and featuring Jackie Coogan, is released in the United States. It is the years second-highest-grossing film. October 21 – George Melfords silent film The Sheik, which enhances leading actor Rudolph Valentinos internation ..

Little Lord Fauntleroy (1921 film)

Little Lord Fauntleroy is a 1921 American silent drama film directed by Alfred E. Green and Jack Pickford and starred the latters elder sister Mary Pickford as both Cedric Errol and Widow Errol. The film is based on the 1886 novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson Burnett. A statue depicting Pickfords role exists today on the facade of New York Citys landmarked I. Miller Building.

Brewster's Millions (1921 film)

Brewsters Millions is a lost 1921 American comedy film starring Fatty Arbuckle. It is an adaptation of the novel written by George Barr McCutcheon as well as the 1906 Broadway smash hit play of the same name starring Edward Abeles.

My Boy (film)

As described in the journal of the film, little Jackie Coogan Blair arrives in new York from France without a friend in the world, his mother died in the cockpit while sailing. He skips past the immigration officers at Ellis island by blending with the family of eight, and the old sailor captain bill Gillingwater, who was looking for a job along the waterfront, home. Jackie makes himself handy around the house and when the morning comes, and the captain decides to take him back to the Bureau of Immigration, Jackie begs to remain. Later, the captain got sick and Jackie comes out and dances ...

Shattered (1921 film)

Shattered is a 1921 German silent Kammerspielfilm directed by Lupu Pick, written by Carl Mayer, and is considered to be the earliest example of the kammerspielfilm.

Through the Back Door

The movie starts in Belgium in the early 1900s. Jeanne Mary Pickford is the 10-year-old daughter of Louise Gertrude Astor. Troubles start when Louise remarries a selfish but rich man named Elton Reeves Wilfred Lucas. He convinces her to move to America and leave Jeanne behind in Belgium to live with the maid Marie Helen Raymond. At first Louise refuses to, but eventually gives in and leaves Jeanne in the care of Marie. Five years pass and Jeanne and Marie bonded. Meanwhile, Louise hated living in America and feels guilty having left her kid behind. She returns to Belgium to reunite with Je ...

Sickle and Hammer (film)

Sickle and Hammer is a 1921 Russian silent drama film directed by Vladimir Gardin. It is an agit-film that is longer than the usual at six reels because the norm is two reels only or twenty minutes. The story is about a peasant worker who went to the city to become a factory worker, then he eventually fights in the World War and after this, he returns to his own village as a Red Army commander.

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (film)

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse is a 1921 American silent epic war film produced by Metro Pictures Corporation and directed by Rex Ingram. Based on the Spanish novel The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Vicente Blasco Ibañez, it was adapted for the screen by June Mathis. The film stars Pomeroy Cannon, Josef Swickard, Bridgetta Clark, Rudolph Valentino, Wallace Beery, and Alice Terry. Often regarded as one of the first true anti-war films, it had a huge cultural impact and became the top-grossing film of 1921, beating out Charlie Chaplins The Kid. The film turned then-little-known act ...

El Dorado (1921 film)

El Dorado is a French silent film directed in 1921 by Marcel LHerbier. The film was notable for integrating a number of technical innovations into its narrative of a "cinematic melodrama". It achieved considerable success on its release, as a ground-breaking film that was distinctively French at a time when the cinema was felt to be dominated by American productions.

Alitet Leaves for the Hills

The inhabitants of Chukotka were cruelly exploited before the revolution. Once Chukotka was visited by the representative of the Kamchatka Revolutionary Committee Los and the ethnographer Zhukov. The news of the arrival of the Russians immediately dispersed along the coast. Contrary to the pressure of the American Thomson and the local "oligarch" Alitet in Chukotka, fair trade laws were established, as a result of which the Americans and Alitet left Chukotka.

My Boy is a 1975 single by Elvis Presley. My Boy may al..

My Boy is a 1975 single by Elvis Presley. My Boy may also refer to: "My Boy" Saori destiny song, 2009 "My Boy" Billie Eilish song, 2017 My Boy 2018 film, a/k/a Mon Boy, a 2018 Canadian short film directed by Sarah Pellerin My Boy 1921 film, a 1921 American silent film directed by Victor Heerman "My Boy" Buono! song, 2009