Tartuffe 1925

 

IMDb 7.3/10

tartuff

Herr Tartüff (original title)

.

In this film, Emil Jannings plays the title character, a religious hypocrite who capitalizes upon the piety of others to line his own pockets. Lusting after Elmire, the daughter of gullible millionaire Orgon, Tartuffe all but convinces Orgon to hand over Elmire in exchange for divine absolution.
Initial release: November 1925
Director: F. W. Murnau
Screenplay: Carl Mayer
Music composed by: Giuseppe Becce
Story by: Moliere

Stars: Emil Jannings, Hermann Picha, Rosa Valetti, André Mattoni

 

 

 

Journey into the Night 1921

Journy into the night

German Title: Der Gang in die Nacht

The film has German Intertitles and added English subtitles

Journey into the Night (German: Der Gang in die Nacht) is a 1921 silent German drama film directed by F. W. Murnau. Prints of the film still survive, thus making it the earliest surviving F. W. Murnau film.

Dr Eigil Borne is engaged to Hélène, a girl who is madly in love with him. At Hélène’s birthday celebration, Eigil invites her to a cabaret, where he meets his other love, Lily, a passionate, fiery and funny dancer.

Director: F. W. Murnau
Producer: Sascha Goron
Cinematography: Carl Hoffmann
Screenplay: Carl Mayer, Harriet Bloch

Stars: Olaf Fønss, Erna Morena, Conrad Veidt

Sunrise 1927

A valentine days choice

Also Known as A Song of Two Humans

Imdb 8.3

sunrise_vintage-1

Bored with his wife (Janet Gaynor), their baby and the dull routine of farm life, a farmer (George O’Brien) falls under the spell of a flirtatious city girl (Margaret Livingston) who convinces him to drown his wife so they can escape together. When his wife becomes suspicious of his plan and runs away to the city, the farmer pursues her, slowly regaining her trust as the two rediscover their love for each other in this award-winning silent classic.