Best Documentary Movies of 1922


Nanook of the North

7.6/10 IMDB

This pioneering documentary film depicts the lives of the indigenous Inuit people of Canada's northern Quebec region. Although the production contains some fictional elements, it vividly shows how its resourceful subjects survive in such a harsh climate, revealing how they construct their igloo homes and find food by hunting and fishing. The film also captures the beautiful, if unforgiving, frozen landscape of the Great White North, far removed from conventional civilization.

Starring: Allakariallak, Alice Nevalinga, Cunayou, Allee, Allegoo, Berry Kroeger ..
Directed by: Robert Flaherty
Release date: 1922-06-11

Tommy Tucker's Tooth

4.7/10 IMDB

Tommy Tucker's Tooth is a live-action short film by Walt Disney at his short-lived Laugh-O-Grams studio in Kansas City from 1922. The film was one of two commissioned by Kansas City Dentist Thomas B. McCrum. It earned the Laugh-O-Gram studio $500.

Starring: Jack Records ..
Directed by: Walt Disney
Release date: 1922-12-06
Best Documentary Movies of 1922 : A Trip to Paramountown

A Trip to Paramountown

6.4/10 IMDB

Documentary short film depicting the filmmaking activity at the Paramount Studios in Hollywood, featuring dozens of stars captured candidly and at work.

Starring: T. Roy Barnes, Alice Brady, Betty Compson, Dorothy Dalton, Bebe Daniels, Marion Davies, William C. deMille, Cecil B. DeMille, George Fawcett, Julia Faye ..
Release date: 1922-07-10
Best Documentary Movies of 1922 : Seeing Stars

Seeing Stars

5.2/10 IMDB

First National gala celebrity banquet with stars.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Jackie Coogan, Buster Keaton, Norma Talmadge, Constance Talmadge, Dorothy Phillips, Mabel Normand ..
Release date: 1922-10-29

A Day with the Gipsies

6.8/10 IMDB

A troupe of gypsies takes a traveler along with them on their day trip.

Directed by: Gaston Quiribet
Release date: 1922-01-01

A Day with Thomas A. Edison

6.2/10 IMDB

A six-part documentary recording the 74-year-old Edison's collaborations with his staff, conversations with industrial leaders, and supervision of the factory's production line. The majority of the film (parts 3, 4, and 5) chronicles Edison's trip to the incandescent light bulb factory and details its manufacturing process.

Starring: Thomas A. Edison ..
Directed by: H. Schroeder
Release date: 1922-03-08

Fiestas de Centenario 1822 - 1922 Cima de la Libertad

4.4/10 IMDB

Centenary Festivals 1822.

Directed by: Miguel Ángel Álvarez
Release date: 1922-09-12


0.0/10 IMDB

Documentary about Haarlem.

Directed by: Willy Mullens
Release date: 1922-01-01

Screen Snapshots, Series 3, No. 12

0.0/10 IMDB

Another entry in the popular one-reel series.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Will Rogers, George Melford, Agnes Ayres, Bessie Love, Tom Mix, Erich von Stroheim, Miss DuPont, Pauline Frederick, Rex 'Snowy' Baker ..
Release date: 1922-11-05
Best Documentary Movies of 1922 : Wonders of the Sea

Wonders of the Sea

0.0/10 IMDB

A film by John Ernest Williamson

Starring: J. Ernest Williamson ..
Directed by: J. Ernest Williamson
Release date: 1922-10-14

The Lovely Hundred

0.0/10 IMDB

Miss Norma and Miss Constance Talmadge among the girls one of whom they are to select as the New British Film Star.

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Constance Talmadge ..
Release date: 1922-12-31

Secrets of a World Industry - The Making of Cinematograph Film

0.0/10 IMDB

To the general public the Cinematographer's art is a mystery, and suggests magic... Yet it is a scientific process, involving wide knowledge and hard work. Incidentally it is now one of the first industries in the world.

Release date: 1922-12-31

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