Films of the 1920s


See also: Early Films, Films of the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s

1920-1928

  • Ditto Charlie Chaplin. Chaplin started to work at a slower pace in the 1920s, but he still starred in three feature films:

  • Harold Lloyd was more prolific than Chaplin and more popular than Keaton. His features from this decade include:

1920

1921

1922

1923

1924

  • The Nibelungs (Die Nibelungen) — Two-part film adaptation of the mediæval German epic, Das Nibelungenlied (on which Richard Wagner's Ring opera cycle was also partly based): Siegfried , in which zillions of Fantasy tropes are seen on film for the first time, and the grimmer and more realistic Kriemhild's Revenge (Kriemhilds Rache).

1925

1926

1927
  • Napoleon — An epic five 1/2 hour drama about the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte. Might never be seen in its intact form again thanks to Executive Meddling.
  • Wings — A World War One film, and the first film to win Best Picture at the Oscars.

1928

1929

Other 1920s film series