Best Crime Movies of 1923

1.

The Extra Girl

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Sue Graham is a small town girl who wants to be a motion picture star. She wins a contract when a picture of a very pretty girl is sent to a studio instead of her picture. When she arrives in Hollywood, the mistake is discovered and she starts working in the props department of the studio instead. Her parents then come out to California and invest some money with a very shifty individual.

Starring: Mabel Normand, Ralph Graves, George Nichols, Anna Dodge, Vernon Dent, Ramsey Wallace, Charlotte Mineau, William Desmond, Louise Carver, William Desmond ..
Directed by: F. Richard Jones
Release date: 1923-10-28
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2.

White Tiger

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Three crooks pull off a magnificent crime. As they're forced to hide out together they slowly begin to distrust each other.

Starring: Priscilla Dean, Matt Moore, Raymond Griffith, Wallace Beery, Alfred Allen, Emmett King, Lillian Langdon, Eric Mayne ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1923-12-17
3.

The Bright Shawl

1.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Charles Abbott is implicated in the death of his friend Escobar, brother to the woman he loves.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Dorothy Gish, Jetta Goudal, William Powell, Mary Astor, George Beranger, Edward G. Robinson ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1923-04-22
4.

The Fungi Cellars

1.1
4.4/10 IMDB

Fu-Manchu’s slave girl Karamaneh leads sleuths Nayland Smith and Dr Petrie to her evil master’s lair, where they fall prey to another of the Devil Doctor’s traps. Bound hand and foot, they watch helplessly as a party of policemen are imprisoned in a subterranean vault and poisoned with vile fungal spore vapour, while Fu-Manchu cackles with maniacal glee. Can our heroes escape to save the day?

Starring: H. Agar Lyons, Fred Paul, Joan Clarkson, Humberston Wright, Frank Wilson, Pat Royale ..
Directed by: A. E. Coleby
Release date: 1923-09-03
5.

The West Case

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Second release in 'The Mystery of Dr. Fu Manchu' series. Plans for an aerial torpedo are stolen from its inventor Frank Norris West, Nayland Smith tries to retrieve them but is defeated by Fu-Manchu.

Starring: H. Agar Lyons, Fred Paul, Joan Clarkson, Humberston Wright, Frank Wilson, Wingold Lawrence ..
Directed by: A. E. Coleby
Release date: 1923-09-03
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6.

The Darling of New York

0.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Santussa, an orphan who becomes separated from her nurse en route to America to live with her grandfather, is cared for by gangsters who hide their stolen jewels in her ragdoll. In New York, Big Mike, finding Santussa a nuisance, dumps her and the doll in a trash can, where a newsboy finds her. After several adventures, Santussa finds her grandfather, the jewels are handed over to customs officials, and the gang of crooks is reformed.

Starring: Baby Peggy, Sheldon Lewis, Gladys Brockwell, Pat Hartigan, Frank Currier, Frank Coghlan Jr., Dorothy Hagan, Estelle Goulder, Carl Stockdale, William H. Turner ..
Directed by: King Baggot
Release date: 1923-12-03
7.

The Cry of the Nighthawk

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

n this episode of adventure serial The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu, intrepid sleuths Nayland Smith and Dr Petrie investigate the strange death of a man from Forest Hill found with his face covered with scratches; their enquiries lead them once more to the Devil Doctor, Fu-Manchu. Meanwhile, Petrie’s stiff upper lip begins to quiver, as he grows dangerously fond of Fu-Manchu’s slave girl, Karamaneh...

Starring: H. Agar Lyons, Fred Paul, Joan Clarkson, Humberston Wright, Frank Wilson, H. Cundall ..
Directed by: A. E. Coleby
Release date: 1923-09-03
8.

The Silver Buddha

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Our hero Dr Petrie is caught by evil Fu-Manchu and imprisoned near the British Museum, where he risks a daring escape, high above the London streets.

Starring: H. Agar Lyons, Fred Paul, Joan Clarkson, Humberston Wright, Frank Wilson, E. Lewis Waller ..
Directed by: A. E. Coleby
Release date: 1923-09-22
9.

The Fiery Hand

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

In this exciting adventure based on the second Fu-Manchu novel, intrepid sleuths Nayland Smith and Petrie investigate a haunted house, but get more of a fright than they expected. Caught by the evil Dr Fu-Manchu, Nayland Smith faces a plague of ravenous Cantonese rats - a torture known as 'The Six Gates of Joyful Wisdom'. Will Petrie end his agony, with the razor-sharp ‘Friend’s Sword’?

Starring: H. Agar Lyons, Fred Paul, Joan Clarkson, Humberston Wright, Frank Wilson, Pat Royale ..
Directed by: A. E. Coleby
Release date: 1923-09-03
10.

The Man with the Limp

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

This action-packed episode features one of the Devil Doctor's most enjoyably silly schemes to do away with his nemesis Nayland Smith. When Smith goes missing, it's up to Dr Petrie to continue the hunt for the Si-Fan, Fu-Manchu's secret society. On the trail of a mysterious man with a limp, Petrie disguises himself as a rough bargee to investigate a smoky riverside drinking den, the Joy-Shop Club.

Starring: H. Agar Lyons, Fred Paul, Joan Clarkson, Humberston Wright, Frank Wilson, Roy Raymond, Julie Suedo ..
Directed by: A. E. Coleby
Release date: 1923-09-03

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