Best History Movies of 1924

1.

Barbara Frietchie

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Two lovers in a small town in Maryland are torn apart by the Civil War--she is loyal to the south while he heads north to join the federal army, determined to protect the Union. Eventually his unit arrives in his hometown and he is reunited with his lover, but things aren't the way they used to be.

Starring: Florence Vidor, Edmund Lowe, Emmett King, Joseph Bennett, Charles Delaney, Louis Fitzroy, Gertrude Short, Mattie Peters, Mark Hamilton, Jim Blackwell ..
Directed by: Lambert Hillyer
Release date: 1924-09-26
Best History Movies of 1924 : Romola
2.

Romola

3.1
6.3/10 IMDB

In Renaissance Florence, a Florentine trader meets a shipwrecked stranger, who introduces himself as Tito Melema, a young Italianate-Greek scholar. Tito becomes acquainted with several other Florentines, including Nello the barber and a young girl named Tessa. He is also introduced to a blind scholar named Bardo de' Bardi, and his daughter Romola. As Tito becomes settled in Florence, assisting Bardo with classical studies, he falls in love with Romola.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, William Powell, Ronald Colman, Charles Lane, Herbert Grimwood, Bonaventura Ibáñez, Frank Puglia, Amelia Summerville, Tina Ceccaci Renaldi ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1924-12-06
Best History Movies of 1924 : Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall
3.

Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall

1.7
6.9/10 IMDB

In the year 1550, Sir George Vernon agrees to have his young daughter Dorothy betrothed to John Manners, the son of the Earl of Rutland. Sir George signs a contract, promising that the marriage will take place on Dorothy's 18th birthday, or else he will have to pay a large penalty to Rutland. But when the two children have grown older, rumors of John's wild behavior in France provoke Sir George to call off the engagement, and to pledge his daughter instead to her cousin Malcolm. Rutland now claims the forfeit from Sir George, and meanwhile, John has befriended Mary Stuart, the sworn enemy of Elizabeth, who is now Queen of England.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Anders Randolf, Marc McDermott, Carrie Daumery, Allan Forrest, Lottie Pickford, Wilfred Lucas, Clare Eames, Estelle Taylor, Courtenay Foote ..
Directed by: Marshall Neilan, Mary Pickford
Release date: 1924-05-24
Best History Movies of 1924 : The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln
4.

The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln

1.3
5.7/10 IMDB

A biographical film featuring the presidency and assassination of Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War. Only an incomplete abridged copy survives.

Starring: George A. Billings, Danny Hoy, Ruth Clifford, Nell Craig, Irene Hunt, Westcott Clarke ..
Directed by: Phil Rosen
Release date: 1924-01-21
Best History Movies of 1924 : Janice Meredith
5.

Janice Meredith

0.0
5.7/10 IMDB

It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike, is pursued by Charles Fownes, patriot and friend of General Washington.

Starring: Marion Davies, Holbrook Blinn, Harrison Ford, Macklyn Arbuckle, Hattie Delaro, Joseph Kilgour, George Nash, Tyrone Power Sr., May Vokes, W.C. Fields ..
Directed by: E. Mason Hopper
Release date: 1924-12-08

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