A man has committed murder... Locked, trapped in a room, he recalls how he became a murderer. Le Jour Se Leve, also known as Daybreak, follows François (Gabin), a factory worker that has just committed murder. Locked in his apartment he both enters a standoff with the police as well as a flashback recounting how
After the sudden death of a senator, business mogul Jim Taylor (Edward Arnold) and fellow state senator Payne (Claude Rains) attempt to fill the vacant seat with a stooge that will help pass their corrupt bill in the eleventh hour of its vote on the senate floor. Instead, an honest and determined young man, Jefferson
A young Chinese Buddhist, Cheng Huan (Richard Barthelmess), travels to London to spread positivity. Meanwhile, a middle aged white boxer, Battling Burrows (Donald Crisp), spends his time drinking and beating his daughter, Lucy Burrows (Lillian Gish). Dark & Claustrophobic D.W. Griffith's 1919 film, Broken Blossoms is based on The Chink and the Child by Thomas
It is this, or that - all the Universe or nothingness! Things to Come is H.G. Wells' story of the social, political, and economic development of humanity from 1936 to 2036. The film starts with contemporary life in Everytown from 1936 as war breaks out and leads to a pestilence that further wipes out humanity.
The illusion of love may survive the sight of a dingy bedroom, but inevitably one awakens. Jean Renoir's 1931 film, La Chienne, features Michel Simon as, Legrand, a lowly cashier with a hobby as a painter. Legrand is a man that initially appears introverted and shy. His meek personality is tied to his passionless marriage