Monday, August 1, 2011

The Top Ten Films of 1923 and Awards

  1. Warning Shadows (Robison)
  2. Safety Last! (Newmeyer + Taylor)
  3. La roue (Gance)
  4. Die Straße (Grune)
  5. Crainquebille (Feyder)
  6. The Smiling Madame Beudet (Dulac)
  7. Our Hospitality (Blystone + Keaton)
  8. The Mysteries of a Hairdresser's Shop (Brecht + Engel)
  9. Die Lawine (Curtiz)
  10. Merry-Go-Round (Julian + von Stroheim)
Abel Gance, La roue
Karl Grune, Die Straße
Arthur Robison, Warning Shadows
Fred C. Newmeyer + Sam Taylor, Safety Last!
Germaine Dulac, The Smiling Madame Beudet
06 Jacques Feyder, Crainquebille
07 John G. Blystone + Buster Keaton, Our Hospitality
08 Michael Curtiz, Die Lawine
09 Bertolt Brecht + Erich Engel, The Mysteries of a Hairdresser's Shop
10 Rupert Hughes, Souls for Sale

Maurice de Féraudy, Crainquebille
Buster Keaton, Our Hospitality, Three Ages and The Love Nest
Harold Lloyd, Safety Last!
Ramon Novarro, Scaramouche
Séverin-Mars, La roue
06 Lon Chaney, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
07 Victor Varconi, Die Lawine
08 Gregori Chmara, Crime and Punishment
09 Charles Chaplin, The Pilgrim
10 Kenneth Harlan, East Side - West Side

Germaine Dermoz, The Smiling Madame Beudet
Lillian Gish, The White Sister
Mabel Normand, The Extra Girl
Mary Philbin, Merry-Go-Round
Blanche Sweet, Anna Christie
06 Eleanor Boardman, Souls for Sale
07 Norma Talmadge, Within the Law
08 Edna Purviance, A Woman of Paris
09 Mary Kid, Die Lawine
10 TIE Eileen Percy, East Side - West Side AND Colleen Moore, Broken Hearts of Broadway

Alexandre Arquillière, The Smiling Madame Beudet
Jean Forest, Crainquebille
George Hackathorne, Merry-Go-Round
Charles Hill Mailes, East Side - West Side
George Siegmann, Merry-Go-Round
RU Richard Dix, The Ten Commandments

Lydia Knott, A Woman of Paris
Martha Mansfield, The Silent Command
Lilly Marischka, Die Lawine
Eileen Percy, Within the Law
Irene Rich, Brass
RU Alice Lake, Broken Hearts of Broadway

Saturday, December 11, 2010

The Top Ten Films of 1922 and Awards

  1. Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (Christensen)
  2. Nosferatu (Murnau)
  3. The Prisoner of Zenda (Ingram)
  4. Robin Hood (Dwan)
  5. The Burning Soil (Murnau)
  6. Nanook of the North (Flaherty)
  7. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (Lang)
  8. Monte Cristo (Flynn)
  9. Beyond the Rocks (Wood)
  10. Phantom (Murnau)
Benjamin Christensen, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages
Allan Dwan, Robin Hood
Rex Ingram, The Prisoner of Zenda
F.W. Murnau, The Burning Soil
F.W. Murnau, Nosferatu
06 Robert J. Flaherty, Nanook of the North
07 Sam Wood, Beyond the Rocks
08 Maurice Tourneur, Lorna Doone
09 Fritz Lang, Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler
10 Jacques Feyder, Crainquebille

Alfred Abel, Phantom
Douglas Fairbanks, Robin Hood
John Gilbert, Monte Cristo
Maurice de Féraudy, Crainquebille
Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler
06 Max Linder, The Three Must-Get-Theres
07 Lon Chaney, The Trap
08 Ivor Novello, The Bohemian Girl
09 Harold Lloyd, Grandma's Boy
10 Buster Keaton, The Paleface and My Wife's Relations

Gloria Swanson, Beyond the Rocks
Leatrice Joy, Manslaughter
Helmi Lindelöf, Anna-Liisa
Mabel Normand, Suzanna
Anna May Wong, The Toll of the Sea
06 Madge Bellamy, Lorna Doone
07 Gladys Cooper, The Bohemian Girl
08 Constance Talmadge, The Primitive Lover
09 Helen Ferguson, Hungry Hearts
10 Clara Kimball Young, The Worldly Madonna

Hakon Ahnfelt-Rønne, Once Upon a Time
Sam de Grasse, Robin Hood
Jean Forest, Crainquebille
Ramon Novarro, The Prisoner of Zenda
Max Schreck, Nosferatu
06 Jean Hersholt, Tess of the Storm Country
07 Harrison Ford, The Primitive Lover
08 C. Aubrey Smith, The Bohemian Girl
09 Alan Hale, The Trap
10 Bernhard Goetzke, Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler

Mae Busch, Foolish Wives
Constance Collier, The Bohemian Girl
Lya de Putti, The Burning Soil
Rosa Rosanova, Hungry Hearts
Alice Terry, The Prisoner of Zenda
06 Dorothy Dalton, Moran of the Lady Letty
07 Clara Bow, Down to the Sea in Ships
08 Kate Price, My Wife's Relations
09 Gloria Hope, Tess of the Storm Country
10 Lois Wilson, Manslaughter

Sunday, June 20, 2010

The Top 10 Films of 1921 and Awards

  1. Destiny (Lang)
  2. The Parson's Widow (Dreyer)
  3. The Wildcat (Lubitsch)
  4. Eldorado (L'Herbier)
  5. Leaves from Satan's Book (Dreyer)
  6. Scherben (Pick)
  7. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Ingram)
  8. Sappho (Buchowetzki)
  9. The Kid (Chaplin)
  10. Manhatta (Sheeler & Strand)
Fritz Lang, Destiny
Marcel L'Herbier, Eldorado
Ernst Lubitsch, The Wildcat
Lulu Pick, Scherben
Victor Sjöström, The Phantom Carriage
runner-up: Carl Theodor Dreyer, Leaves from Satan's Book

Richard Barthelmess, Tol'able David
Werner Krauss, Scherben
Max Linder, Seven Years Bad Luck
Harold Lloyd, Among Those Present and A Sailor-Made Man
Victor Sjöström, The Phantom Carriage
runner-up: Douglas Fairbanks, The Three Musketeers

Pola Negri, Sappho and The Wildcat
Asta Nielsen, Hamlet
Mary Pickford, Little Lord Fauntleroy, Through the Back Door and The Love Light
Alice Terry, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Lois Wilson, Miss Lulu Bett
runner-up: Henny Porten, Backstairs and Ève Francis, Eldorado

Lon Chaney, The Ace of Hearts
Jackie Coogan, The Kid
Bernhard Goetzke, Destiny
Victor Janson, The Wildcat
Fred Thomson, The Love Light
runner-up: Claude Gillingwater, Little Lord Fauntleroy

Gertrude Astor, Through the Back Door
Bebe Daniels, The Affairs of Anatol
Aggie Herring, Among Those Present
Margaret McWade, The Blot
Edith Posca, Scherben
runner-up: Gloria Swanson, The Affairs of Anatol

Monday, April 12, 2010

The Top 10 Films of 1920 and Awards

  1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Weine)
  2. The Parson's Widow (Dreyer)
  3. Erotikon (Stiller)
  4. Why Change Your Wife? (DeMille)
  5. The Penalty (Worsley)
  6. The Golem: How He Came into the World (Boese + Wegener)
  7. Within Our Gates (Micheaux)
  8. Way Down East (Griffith)
  9. Sumurun (Lubitsch)
  10. Just Pals (Ford)
Cecil B. DeMille, Why Change Your Wife?
Carl Theodor Dreyer, The Parson's Widow
Oscar Micheaux, Within Our Gates
Mauritz Stiller, Erotikon
Robert Wiene, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 
runner-up: Carl Boese + Paul Wegener, The Golem: How He Came Into the World 

Lon Chaney, The Penalty 
John Barrymore, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 
Douglas Fairbanks, The Mark of Zorro 
Buster Keaton, One Week and The Scarecrow 
Werner Krauss, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 
runner-up: Emil Jannings, Anna Boleyn

Lillian Gish, Way Down East
Gloria Swanson, Why Change Your Wife?
Evelyn Preer, Within Our Gates
Tora Teje, Erotikon
Olive Thomas, The Flapper
runner-up: Barbara Bedford, The Last of the Mohicans

Richard Barthelmess, Way Down East
Lon Chaney, Outside the Law
Joe Roberts, One Week and Convict 13
George Stone, Just Pals
Lewis Stone, Nomads of the North
runner-up: Henry Woodward, The Last of the Mohicans

Hildur Carlberg, The Parson's Widow
Bebe Daniels, Why Change Your Wife?
Katherine Johnston, The Flapper
Margarete Kupfer, Sumurun
Anna Q. Nilsson, The Toll Gate
runner-up: Helen Ferguson, Just Pals

Friday, February 19, 2010

Top Ten Films of 1935 and Awards

  1. The Good Fairy (Wyler)
  2. Hands Across the Table (Leisen)
  3. Ruggles of Red Gap (McCarey)
  4. Bride of Frankenstein (Whale)
  5. The 39 Steps (Hitchcock)
  6. Top Hat (Sandrich)
  7. Carnival in Flanders (Feyder)
  8. The Whole Town's Talking (Ford)
  9. Magnificent Obsession (Stahl)
  10. Alice Adams (Stevens)
Alfred Hitchcock, The 39 Steps
Mitchell Leisen, Hands Across the Table
Leo McCarey, Ruggles of Red Gap
James Whale, Bride of Frankenstein
William Wyler, The Good Fairy

Ronald Colman, A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Laughton, Ruggles of Red Gap and Mutiny on the Bounty
Herbert Marshall,
If You Could Only Cook
Victor McLaglen,
The Informer
Edward G. Robinson,
The Whole Town's Talking

runner-up: Errol Flynn, Captain Blood

Eric Blore, Top Hat
Charles Laughton, Les Misérables
Ralph Morgan,
The Good Fairy
Basil Rathbone,
Anna Karenina
Charles Ruggles,
Ruggles of Red Gap

runner-up: Randolph Scott, Roberta

Jean Arthur, If You Could Only Cook
Katharine Hepburn, Alice Adams
Carole Lombard,
Hands Across the Table
Myrna Loy,
Margaret Sullavan,
The Good Fairy

runner-up: Françoise Rosay, Carnival in Flanders

Mary Boland, Ruggles of Red Gap
Elsa Lanchester, Bride of Frankenstein
Edna May Oliver,
No More Ladies
Marie Prevost,
Hands Across the Table
Genevieve Tobin,
The Goose and the Gander

runner-up: Frances Dee, Becky Sharp

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Top Ten Films of 1934 and Awards

  1. Les Misérables (Bernard)
  2. Little Man, What Now? (Borzage)
  3. The Goddess (Wu)
  4. The Merry Widow (Lubitsch)
  5. The Scarlet Empress (von Sternberg)
  6. The Gay Divorcee (Sandrich)
  7. It Happened One Night (Capra)
  8. A Story of Floating Weeds (Ozu)
  9. The Thin Man (Van Dyke)
  10. L'Atalante (Vigo)
Raymond Bernard, Les Misérables
Frank Borzage, Little Man, What Now?
Ernst Lubitsch, The Merry Widow
Josef von Sternberg, The Scarlett Empress
Yonggang Wu, The Goddess

Harry Baur, Les Misérables
Charles Boyer, Liliom
Fredric March, Death Takes a Holiday
Robert Montgomery, Hide-Out
William Powell, The Thin Man

Lionel Atwill, The Age of Innocence
Charles Butterworth, The Cat and the Fiddle (and Forsaking All Others)
Edward Everett Horton, The Gay Divorcee
Charles Laughton, The Barretts of Wimpole Street
Ralph Morgan, The Affairs of Cellini

Claudette Colbert, It Happened One Night 
Carole Lombard, The Gay Bride (and Twentieth Century
Dita Parlo, L'Atalante
Lingyu Ruan, The Goddess 
Margaret Sullavan, Little Man, What Now?

Alice Brady, The Gay Divorcée 
Constance Cummings, This Man is Mine 
Glenda Farrell, I've Got Your Number 
Aline MacMahon, Heat Lightning 
Verree Teasdale, Fashions of 1934

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Top Ten Films of 1933

  1. Bombshell (Fleming)
  2. Design for Living (Lubitsch)
  3. Zéro de Conduite (Vigo)
  4. Japanese Girls at the Harbor (Shimizu)
  5. Baby Face (Green)
  6. Dinner at Eight (Cukor)
  7. Man's Castle (Borzage)
  8. Queen Christina (Mamoulian)
  9. Liebelei (Ophüls)
  10. 42nd Street (Bacon)