Best History Movies of 1926


The General

8.1/10 IMDB

During America’s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray's beloved locomotive, 'The General'—with Johnnie's lady love aboard an attached boxcar—and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom, Charles Henry Smith, Frank Barnes, Joe Keaton, Mike Donlin, Tom Nawn ..
Directed by: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1926-12-25

Irish Destiny

6.3/10 IMDB

An IRA man races to Dublin to warn his colleagues of a forthcoming raid, but he is captured by British forces.

Starring: Paddy Dunne Cullinan, Frances Macnamarra, Daisy Campbell, Clifford Pembroke, Brian Magowan, Cathal MacGarvey, Evelyn Henchey, Kit O'Malley, Valentine Vousden, Tom Flood ..
Directed by: George Dewhurst
Release date: 1926-03-24
Best History Movies of 1926 : Old Ironsides

Old Ironsides

6.8/10 IMDB

An embellished account of the 1813 expedition by famed frigate U.S.S. Constitution--a.k.a. "Old Ironsides"--against the Barbary pirates then terrorizing American shipping, focusing on the crew and passengers of a fictional merchant ship, The Esther, who fall afoul of the same pirates and thus become involved with the Constitution's mission.

Starring: Charles Farrell, Esther Ralston, Wallace Beery, George Bancroft, Charles Hill Mailes, Johnnie Walker, Eddie Fetherston, Guy Oliver, George Godfrey, William Conklin ..
Directed by: James Cruze
Release date: 1926-12-06
Best History Movies of 1926 : Hands Up!

Hands Up!

6.7/10 IMDB

Jack, a southern spy during the Civil War, must try to capture a shipment of gold. His task is complicated by the two sisters, Native Americans, and a firing squad.

Starring: Raymond Griffith ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger
Release date: 1926-01-11

Billy Merson Singing "Desdemona"

6.4/10 IMDB

Comedian Billy Merson sings the song "Desdemona," a farcical ballad about the unrequited love of a poor musician for a fair Greek maiden.

Starring: Billy Merson ..
Release date: 1926-09-01

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