A Diary of Chuji’s Travels (忠次旅日記) (Chuji Tabi Nikki) (1927)

Daisuke Itō's three part series tells the story of robin hood style folk hero Kunisada Chuji. Praised at release in 1927, the was lost until partially found in the 1990s. The film follows anecdotal tales of Chuji's honor and dignity as he leads his band of fugitives. Instead of self glory and self preservation at

The Unknown (1927)

...for Alonzo there was an end to Hate... called death... A traveling circus features a man with no arms, named Alonzo (Chaney). Unknown to the rest of the circus troupe, or the circus master, is that he has the hots for the circus master's daughter, Nanon (Crawford), he in fact has arms, and that he

Metropolis (1927)

A towering city designed by the minds of the elites and built by the hands of the working class becomes an allegory for turn of the century industrialism and class discrimination. The city is turned upside down when the son of the city's mastermind leaves the lavish and easy going apex of the city for