Best Crime Movies of 1924


The Red Lily

7.1/10 IMDB

Jean and Marise, young lovers forced from their homes, flee to Paris. Irrevocably separated there, their lives deviate into the slums and hard labor of low-class French society. All the while, the two desperately search for one another.

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Enid Bennett, Wallace Beery, Frank Currier, Mitchell Lewis, Rosita Marstini, Sidney Franklin, George Nichols, Emily Fitzroy, George Periolat ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1924-09-08
Best Crime Movies of 1924 : The Arizona Express

The Arizona Express

7.0/10 IMDB

A man is framed for the murder of his uncle, a bank president, and sentenced to hang. His sister and a mail clerk who's helping her discover information that may clear him, but they have to get to the governor in time to present their new evidence and get a stay of execution.

Starring: Pauline Starke, Evelyn Brent, Anne Cornwall, Harold Goodwin, David Butler, Francis McDonald, Frank Beal, William Humphrey, Otto Hoffman, Bud Jamison ..
Directed by: Tom Buckingham
Release date: 1924-03-23
Best Crime Movies of 1924 : The Family Secret

The Family Secret

6.4/10 IMDB

Early film adaptation of a popular 19th century melodrama. The daughter of a wealthy man secretly marries a man below her station—one whom her father violently disapproves of. The father, in an excess of parental concern, separates the lovers by sending his daughter away so that she might forget her lover, unaware of their married state. During this time, she gives birth to a daughter. After some months, the young mother returns to her family manor and presents her father with his new granddaughter, which causes a most unfortunate scene. Unbeknownst to the young woman, her enraged father falsely accuses his son-in-law of theft and has him incarcerated in order to separate the lovers in an irrational attempt to force his daughter to forget this "unworthy" young man.

Starring: Baby Peggy, Gladys Hulette, Frank Currier, Lucy Beaumont, Edward Earle, Elizabeth Mackey, Martha Mattox, Cesare Gravina, Martin Turner ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1924-09-28
Best Crime Movies of 1924 : Cornered


0.0/10 IMDB

A pair of professional thieves discover that their accomplice, Mary Brennan, is a dead-ringer for wealthy heiress Margaret Waring. They wait until Margaret is absent from the house, then place Mary there to make their heist easier. Unfortunately, Margaret returns before they've finished the job and gets shot. When the police get there, both women claim to be Margaret Waring and accuse the other of being the thief--and they look so much alike that no one can tell the difference.

Starring: Marie Prevost, Rockliffe Fellowes, Raymond Hatton, John Roche, Cissy Fitzgerald ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1924-08-01

The Further Mysteries of Fu-Manchu: The Coughing Horror

0.0/10 IMDB

Detective Nayland Smith, comissioned by the British Government to investigate a series of murders comes up against the "Coughing Horror", Dr Fu-Manchu's servant.

Starring: H. Agar Lyons, Fred Paul, Dorinea Shirley, Humberston Wright, Fred Morgan, Johnny Butt, Harry Rignold ..
Directed by: Fred Paul
Release date: 1924-08-01

Through the Dark

0.0/10 IMDB

Through the Dark is a 1924 silent mystery drama produced by Cosmopolitan Productions and distributed through Goldwyn Pictures. It is based on a short story "The Daughter of Mother McGinn" by Jack Boyle

Starring: Colleen Moore, Forrest Stanley, Margaret Seddon, Hobart Bosworth, George Cooper, Eddie Phillips, Wade Boteler, Tom Bates, Carmelita Geraghty, Maxine Elliott Hicks ..
Directed by: George W. Hill
Release date: 1924-01-06

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