Best Documentary Movies of 1929

1.

Autour de l'argent

3.5
7.3/10 IMDB

A documentary about the making of L'argent, the epic silent film directed by Marcel L'Herbier. The film shows the details of many of the more complicated moving camera shots.

Starring: Pierre Alcover, Brigitte Helm, Marcel L'Herbier ..
Directed by: Jean Dréville
Release date: 1929-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1929 : Arthur Conan Doyle
2.

Arthur Conan Doyle

3.1
8.1/10 IMDB

A 1929 Fox newsreel interview with the author and spiritualist, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. He speaks about his greatest literary creation, Sherlock Holmes, and his work in spiritualism. Release year attributions of 1927 are incorrect. For further details see: http://www.silentera.com/PSFL/data/S/SirArthurConanDoyle1929.html

Starring: Arthur Conan Doyle ..
Release date: 1929-04-29
3.

Sound Test for Blackmail

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

The short sequence, photographed by Jack E Cox, has Hitchcock trying his best to embarrass the film's Czech lead Anny Ondra, who ends up giggling and turning her back to the camera...

Starring: Alfred Hitchcock, Anny Ondra ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1929-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1929 : Drifters
4.

Drifters

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

A silent film by John Grierson. It tells the story of Britain's North Sea herring fishery.

Directed by: John Grierson
Release date: 1929-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1929 : Skyscraper Symphony
5.

Skyscraper Symphony

2.5
5.9/10 IMDB

A montage of the skyscrapers of Manhattan opens with a succession of stationary views of the upper portions of numerous buildings. This is followed by a wide variety of fluid shots, which also begin to show more and more of the surrounding city, in addition to the skyscrapers themselves.

Directed by: Robert Florey
Release date: 1929-04-30
Best Documentary Movies of 1929 : Finding His Voice
6.

Finding His Voice

2.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Animated figure Talkie gets a visit from his friend Mutie in search for a job. Talkie takes him to the Western Electric sound lab...

Starring: Carlyle Ellis ..
Directed by: Max Fleischer, F. Lyle Goldman
Release date: 1929-06-21
7.

Watch Your Health

1.4
5.9/10 IMDB

A short film made by Medvedkin, documenting the lack of hygiene in the Red Army.

Directed by: Aleksandr Medvedkin
Release date: 1929-01-01
8.

Rostros de paseantes en el Parque de la Alameda

1.1
4.7/10 IMDB

Faces of walkers in Alameda Park

Directed by: Miguel Ángel Álvarez
Release date: 1929-09-09
9.

Niños

1.1
4.7/10 IMDB

Children playing

Directed by: Miguel Ángel Álvarez
Release date: 1929-09-12
10.

Dos mujeres en el parque

1.1
4.4/10 IMDB

Ladies acting and blowing kisses.

Directed by: Miguel Ángel Álvarez
Release date: 1929-09-12

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