Best History Movies of 1929

1.

The Iron Mask

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

King Louis XIII of France is thrilled to have born to him a son - an heir to the throne. But when the queen delivers a twin, Cardinal Richelieu sees the second son as a potential for revolution, and has him sent off to Spain to be raised in secret to ensure a peaceful future for France. Alas, keeping the secret means sending Constance, lover of D'Artagnan, off to a convent. D'Artagnan hears of this and rallies the Musketeers in a bid to rescue her. Unfortunately, Richelieu out-smarts the Musketeers and banishes them forever.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Belle Bennett, Marguerite De La Motte, Dorothy Revier, Vera Lewis, Rolfe Sedan, William Bakewell, Nigel De Brulier, Lon Poff, Charles Stevens ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1929-02-21
Best History Movies of 1929 : Disraeli
2.

Disraeli

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Prime Minister of Great Britain Benjamin Disraeli outwits the subterfuge of the Russians and chicanery at home in order to secure the purchase of the Suez Canal.

Starring: George Arliss, Doris Lloyd, David Torrence, Joan Bennett, Florence Arliss, Anthony Bushell, Michael Visaroff, Ivan F. Simpson, Gwendolyn Logan, Charles E. Evans ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1929-11-01
Best History Movies of 1929 : The Divine Lady
3.

The Divine Lady

2.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Lady Hamilton's love affair with Admiral Horatio Nelson rocks the British Empire.

Starring: Corinne Griffith, Victor Varconi, H.B. Warner, Ian Keith, Marie Dressler, Montagu Love, William Conklin, Dorothy Cumming, Michael Vavitch, Evelyn Hall ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd
Release date: 1929-03-31
Best History Movies of 1929 : General Crack
4.

General Crack

1.7
7.9/10 IMDB

The film takes place in the 18th century Austria and revolves around Prince Christian, commonly known as General Crack. His father had been a respectable member of the nobility but his mother was a gypsy. General Crack, as a soldier of fortune, spent his adult life selling his services to the highest bidder. He espouses the doubtful cause of Leopold II of Austria after demanding the sister of the emperor in marriage as well as half of gold of the Empire. Before he has finished his work, however, he meets a gypsy dancer and weds her. Complications arise when he takes his gypsy wife to the Austrian court and falls desperately in love with the emperor's sister.

Starring: John Barrymore, Philippe De Lacy, Lowell Sherman, Marian Nixon, Armida, Hobart Bosworth, Jacqueline Logan, Otto Matieson ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1929-12-16

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