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The video you are about to watch reveals the top films of the silent era based on box office ticket sales. We've also included basic information about each film, including date, director, cast, and a story synopsis. In addition, you will see posters and production stills for the films. Theater-style piano accompaniments performed by Al Weber enhances the period feeling of the video.
Besides providing fascinating details about the most popular films produced between 1915 and 1928, our video offers an interesting look at the first motion picture "stars." Along with stage personalities and radio actors, motion picture stars were among our earliest cultural icons. Early screen actors like Lillian Gish, Ramon Novarro and Charles Chaplin were the first of a breed that eventually included the likes of Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe and John Wayne. This is where it all started.
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