Category Archives: 1920-1929

The Younger Generation (1929) Rated TV-G

A story of disconnection between a Jewish social-climbing son and his Old World parents. Adapted from a play by Fannie Hurst called It Is to Laugh. Starring Jean Hersholt, Lina Basquette, Ricardo Cortez. This is one of Frank Capra’s first … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark (1928)

Rated NR I enjoyed this film. It’s a story that combines the biblical story of Noah’s ark with  a romance in World War 1. At first you may wonder how this can work and at times question how it works but it … Continue reading

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The Last Command (1928)

Rated NR Emil Jannings did a superb job playing a Russian general in the Bolshevik Revolution who became an extra in Hollywood. It’s no wonder that he won the Oscar. Jannings made five american films and this is the only surviving film. If … Continue reading

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