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Sounds Of Silents
by MaxManLA
2y ago
  The Sea Hawk (1924) is a colossal epic awash with piracy, abduction, slvery and heroism on the High Seas during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.  Its far-flung locales sweep the action, intrigue and romance from Cornwall, England to Algiers, Morocco.  Adapted from the best-selling novel by Raphael Sabatini and directed by the much-lauded Frank Lloyd, The Sea Hawk was one of the top money-makers of the silent era and was widely considered the greatest sea epic for many years after its release. With a new, synchronized symphonic music track, original title cards reproduction ..read more
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ZAZA - 1923 - Gloria Swanson
Sounds Of Silents
by MaxManLA
3y ago
 ZAZA  (1923) Gloria Swanson, superstar of the 1920's, is triumphant in the role that changed her career forever; directed by the great Alan Dwan, a silent-screen classic full of laughs, tears, fun and romance, revitalized with synchronized symphonic music, digital image enhancement, original title cards reproduction, and a new opening credfits sequence; a GCM Production of a MaxManLA Video presented by Sounds of Silents.   Gloria Swanson wanted to play the title character in Zaza for one reason--to prove she was a serious actress. Already a major film star, by 1923 she s ..read more
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THE CONQUERING POWER (1921)
Sounds Of Silents
by MaxManLA
4y ago
The Conquering Power  (1921) Rudolph Valentino stars in Rex Ingram's adaptation of Balzac's classic novel, a tale of greed, manipulation, betrayal and the conquering power of love--a silent film classic revitalized with synchronized symphonic music, digital image enhancement, original title cards reproduction and a new opening titles sequence     Full-color movie poster showing Rudolph Valentino in "The Conquering Power" 1921.Add caption Rudolph Valentino did not want to play the lead in The Conquering Power. The role of Charles Grandet, a Parisian dandy forced to wo ..read more
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 Hotel Imperial  (1927)   Legendary...
Sounds Of Silents
by MaxManLA
4y ago
 Hotel Imperial  (1927)   Legendary star Pola Negri in a World War I drama of espionage, heroism and romance--a silent super- production revitalized with synchronized symphonic music, digital image enhancement, original title cards reproduction, a new opening titles sequence, a new Gallician history montage sequence and new World War One battle sequences. The purpose behind making Hotel Imperial was to boost the sagging popularity of Pola Negri. Polish born and formerly the greatest female star in German cinema, she had dazzled American film audiences with her image as the gl ..read more
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Ashes of Vengeance (1923) A classic showcase vehic...
Sounds Of Silents
by MaxManLA
4y ago
Ashes of Vengeance (1923) A classic showcase vehicle for silent-era superstar Norma Talmadge, revitalized with synchronized symphonic music, digital image enhancement, original title cards reproduction, a new opening titles sequence and a new historical setting prologue. A historical romance set in 16th Century France, Ashes of Vengeance is beautiful, grand, lavish, elegant and meticulously crafted to please its audience--all of which descriptions equally apply to its star, Norma Talmadge.   She was one of the most famous people in the world during the 1920's. For most of the decade ..read more
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The Prisoner of Zenda  (1922) Rex Ingram's s...
Sounds Of Silents
by MaxManLA
4y ago
The Prisoner of Zenda  (1922) Rex Ingram's stylish romantic adventure revitalized with synchronized symphonic music, digital image enhance-ment, original title cards reproduction, a new opening titles sequence and a new London-to-Ruritania travel montage.  Watch and/or download free!  (Link at end of post) When Metro Pictures began production of The Prisoner of Zenda in 1921, Hollywood pundits scoffed and predicted disaster.  After all, the story of an Englishman who looks exactly like the soon-to-be  crowned king of a central European country and is coerced to pla ..read more
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SOUNDS OF SILENTS Chosen One of TOP TWENTY Silent ...
Sounds Of Silents
by MaxManLA
4y ago
SOUNDS OF SILENTS Chosen One of TOP TWENTY Silent Movie Blogs of 2020! Ranked 12th out of 20 best blogs by Feedspot.com Feedspot.com is the content reader for reading all your favorite Blogs, News Websites, RSS Feeds, YouTube Channels and Social sites. Check out the list of the Top 20 Silent Movie Blogs of 2020 here:  Top 20 Silent Movie Blogs of 2020 Check out the Feedspot home page here:   Feedspot.com ..read more
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The Ten Commandments (1923) Cecil B. DeMille's epi...
Sounds Of Silents
by MaxManLA
4y ago
The Ten Commandments (1923) Cecil B. DeMille's epic silent masterpiece revitalized with synchronized symphonic music, digital image enhancement, original title cards reproduction and a new opening titles sequence. A landmark silent epic, Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 production The Ten Command-ments astounded audiences and critics alike with its unprecedented grandeur, opulence and--as with many DeMille films--righteous self-importance. "Cecil B. DeMille's name is written in letters of fire and gold across the pages of cinema history!" said publicity ads in movie-fan magazines of the 1920's ..read more
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Robin Hood - 1922 - with snyced symphonic music A ...
Sounds Of Silents
by MaxManLA
4y ago
Robin Hood - 1922 - with snyced symphonic music A silent classic revitalized with synchronized music, image enhancement, original title cards reproduction and a new opening-titles sequence   Big, lavish, expensive productions were abundant in the 1920's--The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur, Orphans of the Storm, Scaramouche, The Queen of Sheba, The Sea Hawk, The King of Kings, to name but a few--but for sheer entertainment, few could match Douglas Fairbanks' 1922 production of Robin Hood.     Though not the first film based on the medieval folk tales of a fallen Saxon noble who robs ..read more
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