tt0012499 Never Weaken (1921)
A man (Harold Lloyd) tries various ways to kill himself after learning the object of his affection is marrying another man.
tt0011948 Be My Wife (1921)
A man (Max Linder) claims his beloved (Alta Allen) for himself, despite her aunt's (Caroline Rankin) preference for another suitor.
tt0221011 Behold the Man (1921)
A mother tells the Bible Story to her children, including the life of Christ from the Annunciation to the Ascension. As the mother tells the story, the film fades into a picturization and periodically fades back to show the children's interest and reactions.
tt0270654 The Soul of the Cypress (1921)
A musician falls in love with a beautiful nymph, the spirit of an ancient cypress tree in California by the sea. This is the 1st movie by filmmaker, Dudley Murphy.
tt0012224 The Goat (1921)
A series of adventures begins when an accident during photographing causes Buster to be mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil badguy.
tt0012570 The Play House (1921) A stagehand has a weird dream and causes havoc everywhere he works.
tt0012642 A Sailor-Made Man (1921)
A young, love-struck millionaire (Harold Lloyd) is smitten by a prudent young woman (Mildred Davis) right before he makes the most important decision of his life. He joins the Navy, in part to improve his standing with his love's spit-and-polish man of a father (Noah Young). When she is kidnapped by a sadistic maharajah, the inexperienced hero leaps into action to save his bride to be from peril. The maharajah's minions have other ideas, however, and the young officer's toughness is tested.
tt0011942 The Bakery (1921)
An accident-prone bakery worker makes up for his clumsiness by foiling a robbery attempt.
tt0011922 Among Those Present (1921)
An ambitious coat-room checker impersonates an English nobleman.
tt0011925 Annabelle Lee (1921)
Based very, very loosely on a poem by Poe, the film tells the tale of lovers torn apart by parental disapproval, a mutiny and a handsome book publisher…
tt0012255 The Haunted House (1921)
Buster foils a bank robbery by spilling glue over the money.
tt0012303 I Do (1921)
Comic adventures of newlyweds and children.
tt0201580 The Dying Detective (1921)
Dr. Watson is called to 221B Baker Street to tend Holmes, who is apparently dying of a rare Asian disease contracted while he was on a case at Rotherhithe.
tt0012134 El Dorado (1921)
El Dorado is a French silent film directed in 1921 by Marcel L'Herbier. The film was notable for integrating a number of technical innovations into its narrative of a "cinematic melodrama".
tt0011904 The Ace of Hearts (1921)
Forrest (John Bowers) and Farralone (Lon Chaney), members of a sinister anarchist society, are competing for the affections of Lilith (Leatrice Joy), another member of the secret sect. When the society decides to kill a wealthy businessman, Forrest receives the ace of hearts, deeming him the man who must carry out the assassination. Lilith now sees Forrest in a new light and the two quickly marry, yet their love makes them question Forrest's decision to take on the murderous mission.
tt0012843 White Oak (1921)
Gambler Oak Miller seeks revenge on the man who misused his sister Rose, who is ill and under the care of the woman Oak loves, Barbara. The man Oak seeks, Granger, is planning to rob a wagon train with the collusion of the Indians under Chief Long Knife. When Barbara is suspected of killing her lascivious stepfather, Oak takes the blame and is arrested just before he is needed to save the threatened wagon train.
tt0012747 That Girl Montana (1921)
Montana Rivers (Sweet) finally escapes her father who had forced her to wear men's clothing and help in robbing and cheating. She is taken in by friendly Indians and stays at their camp.
tt0012364 The Phantom Carriage <Körkarlen> (1921)
On New Year's Eve, the driver of a ghostly carriage forces a drunken man (Victor Sjöstrom) to look back at his wasted life.
tt0012689 Silks and Saddles (1921)
On the stud farm of Kangarooie, squatter's daughter Bobbie wants her weak brother Richard to come home for her birthday, but her prefers the charms of the city, in particular the high society adventuress, Mrs Fane. Tubby Dennis O'Hara, who is in love with Bobbie, persuades Richard to come home and he brings Mrs Fane with him. O'Hara gives Bobbie his horse, Alert, as a present. Bobbie enters it in a race and Mrs Fane tries to stop her winning. Bobbie falls in love with a handsome man and rides Alert to victory.
tt0012627 Rip Van Winkle (1921)
Rip Van Winkle is an adventurer who comes across a group of strange individuals while roaming the Catskill mountains. Upon drinking a strange concoction of theirs, he falls asleep and wakes up 20 years later.
tt0135481 Jesse James Under the Black Flag (1921)
Shows James' joining of the Quantrill's raiders, a guerrilla force which fought against union sympathizers during the Civil War. James takes allegiance to the Black Flag, the raiders' banner. After the war he recieves kind treatment from a judge concerning his acts of crime and later meets and falls in love with Zee, with whom he wishes to live a peaceful life.
tt0012253 Hard Luck (1921) Strange things ensue after a young man attempts to take his own life.
tt0012699 The Sky Pilot (1921)
The sky pilot is a preacher who helps Gwen walk again after a near-fatal accident.
tt0337377 The Mechanical Man <L'uomo meccanico> (1921)
The story begins with a scientist creating a device shaped like a man that can be remote-controlled by a machine. The mechanical man possess super-human speed and strength. The scientist is killed however by a gang of criminals, led by a woman named Mado, who wish to get the instructions for building the mechanical man. The criminals are captured before they are able to get them and are brought to trial and condemned. Mado manages to escape and kidnaps the scientist's niece whom she forces to give her the instructions which she uses to build a mechanical man.
tt0011908 The Adventures of Tarzan (1921)
The story here is adapted from the last chapters of the novel THE RETURN OF TARZAN, which had been previously filmed in the lost feature THE REVENGE OF TARZAN. Tarzan has followed the spy Rokoff back to the jungle, and Rokoff seeks to find the treasure of Opar and a scientific formula in Tarzan's possession.
tt0956250 The Wandering Jew: The Life of Theodore Herzl <Theodor Herzl, der Bannerträger des jüdischen Volkes> (1921)
This early film biography of the founder of modern Zionism depicts Theodor Herzl learning in his youth about Jewish persecution throughout the ages and then developing his theory of political Zionism as the only solution to antisemitism. The film then follows Herzl's efforts to implement his ideas by converting European leaders and Jews to his cause.
tt0207448 The Empty House (1921)
This is the first Holmes story set after his supposed death at the Reichenbach Falls, as recounted in "The Final Problem". The Hound of the Baskervilles had seen the return of a pre-Reichenbach Falls Sherlock Holmes, which only served to whet readers' appetite.
tt0221024 The Blasphemer (1921)
This rarely seen, silent religious feature was produced by the Catholic Art Association. After making it big on Wall Street, John Harden boasts that he is the master of his own fate and believes in neither God nor the Devil. Needless to say, he pays mightily for this hubris. His family is reduced to poverty, his friends desert him, and things turn from bad to worse until his childhood faith is restored.
tt0012563 Peck's Bad Boy (1921)
This very appropriate opening intertitle sets the tone for this wonderful little film which is a very appropriate follow-up to Jackie Coogan'' appearance in "The Kid" (1920). Based on the humorous series of newspaper stories by George Wilbur Peck, this film displays the true flavor of the original stories. The stories first appeared in 1882 and were still immensely popular in the twenties thanks to collections that were published in book form well after Peck's death in 1916. At the time "Peck's Bad Boy" appeared on movie screens in 1921, all of America was familiar with these stories, and who better the play the part than the newest and brightest child star around Jackie Coogan.
tt0011440 Growth of the Soil <Markens grøde> (1921)
Thought to be the first feature film produced in Norway, this drama from director Gunnar Sommerfeldt features Karen Poulsen, Amund Ryland and Gunnar Sommerfeldt.
tt0012122 Dream Street (1921)
Two brothers fall in love with the same woman.