Best Movies of 1922

1.

Nanook of the North

5.3
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, Nyla, Cunayou, Allee, Allegoo ..
Directed by: Robert J. Flaherty
Release date: 1922-06-11
Best Movies of 1922 : Cops
2.

Cops

4.5
7.6/10 IMDB

Buster Keaton gets involved in a series of misunderstandings involving a horse and cart. Eventually he infuriates every cop in the city when he accidentally interrupts a police parade.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Joe Roberts, Virginia Fox, Edward F. Cline, Steve Murphy ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1922-03-11
Best Movies of 1922 : Pay Day
3.

Pay Day

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

A bricklayer and his wife clash over his end-of-the-week partying.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Mack Swain, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin, Albert Austin, John Rand, Loyal Underwood, Henry Bergman, Al Ernest Garcia ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1922-04-02
Best Movies of 1922 : Foolish Wives
4.

Foolish Wives

3.8
7.0/10 IMDB

“Count” Karamzin, a Don Juan, lives off the money he scams from rich ladies who are attracted by his charms and his title. Having set up shop in Monte Carlo, he and his partners in crime pick their next target: the wife of an American diplomat.

Starring: Rudolph Christians, Miss DuPont, Maude George, Erich von Stroheim, Mae Busch, Dale Fuller, Cesare Gravina, Malvina Polo, Albert Edmondson, Harrison Ford ..
Directed by: Erich von Stroheim
Release date: 1922-01-11
Best Movies of 1922 : The Electric House
5.

The Electric House

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Botany major Buster mistakenly graduates in electrical engineering and is hired to wire a new home.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Keaton, Louise Keaton, Myra Keaton, Steve Murphy, Joe Roberts ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1922-10-01
Best Movies of 1922 : Dr. Jack
6.

Dr. Jack

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Country doctor Jack Jackson is called in to treat the Sick-Little-Well-Girl, who has been making Dr. Saulsbourg and his sanitarium very rich after years of unsuccessful treatment.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, John T. Prince, Eric Mayne, C. Norman Hammond, Charles Stevenson, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Richard Daniels, William Gillespie ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Release date: 1922-11-26
Best Movies of 1922 : The Blacksmith
7.

The Blacksmith

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Buster clowns around in a blacksmith's shop until he and the smithy get in a fight which sends the smithy to jail. Buster helps several customers with horses, then destroys a Rolls Royce while fixing the car parked next to it.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1922-07-21
Best Movies of 1922 : Grandma's Boy
8.

Grandma's Boy

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

A meek young man must find the courage within when a rogue tramp menaces his home town.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Anna Townsend, Charles Stevenson, Dick Sutherland, Noah Young ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer
Release date: 1922-09-03
Best Movies of 1922 : Day Dreams
9.

Day Dreams

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

In order to impress the father of a girl he is keen on, Buster goes to the city in search of work. In his letters home he writes of his various jobs which her imagination expands into much nobler ones than those that he is actually attempting.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Renée Adorée, Joe Roberts, Joe Keaton, Edward F. Cline ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1922-11-27
10.

Robin Hood

3.5
7.1/10 IMDB

Amid big-budget medieval pageantry, King Richard goes on the Crusades leaving his brother Prince John as regent, who promptly emerges as a cruel, grasping, treacherous tyrant. Apprised of England's peril by message from his lady-love Marian, the dashing Earl of Huntingdon endangers his life and honor by returning to oppose John, but finds himself and his friends outlawed, with Marian apparently dead. Enter Robin Hood, acrobatic champion of the oppressed, laboring to set things right through swashbuckling feats and cliffhanging perils!

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Enid Bennett, Wallace Beery, Sam De Grasse, Alan Hale, Bud Geary, Willard Louis, Lloyd Talman, Paul Dickey, William Lowery ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1922-10-18
Best Movies of 1922 : Beyond the Rocks
11.

Beyond the Rocks

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A young woman marries an older millionaire and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman on her honeymoon.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Gloria Swanson, Edythe Chapman, Alec B. Francis, Robert Bolder, Gertrude Astor, June Elvidge, Mabel Van Buren, Helen Dunbar, Raymond Blathwayt ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1922-05-07
Best Movies of 1922 : The Paleface
12.

The Paleface

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

A butterfly collector unwittingly wanders into an Indian encampment while chasing a butterfly, but the tribe has resolved to kill the first white man who enters their encampment because white oil tycoons are trying to force them from their land.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1922-01-01
Best Movies of 1922 : Timothy's Quest
13.

Timothy's Quest

3.4
7.6/10 IMDB

A charming pastoral about two unwanted children finding acceptance and love, Timothys Quest (1922) is a rare, cinematic gem based on a novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), who was then known as Americas best loved author of stories about children.

Starring: Joseph Depew, Helen Rowland, Marie L. Day, Margaret Seddon, Bertram Marburgh, Vivia Ogden, Gladys Leslie, William F. Haddock, Nora Cecil, Carrie Clark Ward ..
Directed by: Sidney Olcott
Release date: 1922-09-16
Best Movies of 1922 : My Wife's Relations
14.

My Wife's Relations

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Buster is falsely accused of breaking a window by a woman and is taken into a courtroom. Thinking that Buster and the woman are engaged, the judge mistakenly marries them and Buster is quickly taken home by the woman to meet her family. At first unwelcoming, the family begins to treat Buster nice when they come to believe that he is going to inherit a large sum of money.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kate Price, Wheezer Dell, Harry Madison, Joe Roberts, Tom Wilson, Wallace Beery, Monte Collins ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton
Release date: 1922-05-15
Best Movies of 1922 : The Frozen North
15.

The Frozen North

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

This satirical parody of William S. Hart's melodramatic films finds Buster in the frozen north, "last stop on the subway." He uses a wanted poster as his partner in robbing a gambling house. When he thinks he spies his wife making love to another man he shoots them both only to learn it isn't his cabin after all.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Joe Roberts, Sybil Seely, Bonnie Hill, Freeman Wood, Edward F. Cline ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1922-08-28
Best Movies of 1922 : Blood and Sand
16.

Blood and Sand

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Juan is the son of a poor widow in Seville. Against his mother's wishes he pursues a career as toreador. He rapidly gains national prominence, and takes his childhood sweetheart Carmen as his bride. He meets the Marquis' daughter Doña Sol and finds himself in the awkward position of being in love with two women, which threatens the stability of his family and his position in society. He finds interesting parallels in the life of the infamous bandit Plumitas when they eventually meet by chance.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi, Walter Long, Lila Lee, Rosa Rosanova, George Field, Leo White, Rosita Marstini, Charles Belcher, Fred Becker ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo, Dorothy Arzner
Release date: 1922-08-05
Best Movies of 1922 : Felix Comes Back
17.

Felix Comes Back

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Felix goes after a butcher's sausages and captures them, but the butcher catches him and sends him to the Arctic to get rid of him.

Directed by: Otto Messmer
Release date: 1922-02-17
Best Movies of 1922 : Alexandra
18.

Alexandra

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

Drama about the unhappily married Alexandra who hopes to recover from tuberculosis in a mountain resort, but instead meets the multimillionaire Edgar Buchanan.

Starring: Margit Barnay, Paul de Groot, Coen Hissink, Annie de Freeze, Robert Scholtz, Willy Kaiser-Heyl, Henny Schroeder, Oskar Marion, Vera van Haeften, Theo Frenkel ..
Directed by: Theo Frenkel
Release date: 1922-06-08
Best Movies of 1922 : Back Pay
19.

Back Pay

3.1
6.8/10 IMDB

This 1922 Frank Borzage film is a masterwork waiting to be rediscovered. Hester Bevins is a simple country girl who yearns for adventure. Though she has a handsome young man, Jerry, who is devoted to her, she leaves her village and goes to New York in search of a grander life. There she becomes the lover of a wealthy and unscrupulous businessman. But when Jerry returns blinded and dying from the war, Hester must choose between her new life and the man whose loyalty to her has never failed.

Starring: Seena Owen, Matt Moore, J. Barney Sherry, Ethel Duray, Charles Craig, Jerry Sinclair ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1922-01-08
Best Movies of 1922 : Our Gang
20.

Our Gang

3.0
7.8/10 IMDB

An unethical merchant moves into town and steals customers from the widowed owner of an established store; the gang steps in to help.

Starring: Anna Mae Bilson, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, John Hatton, Sunshine Sammy Morrison ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1922-11-04
Best Movies of 1922 : Peg o' My Heart
21.

Peg o' My Heart

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

PEG O MY HEART (Metro Studios, 1922), directed by King Vidor, under the supervision of J. Hartley Manners, introduces the legendary theatrical actress Laurette Taylor (1884-1946) to the screen reprising the role she made famous as a poor Irish farm girl who inherits a fortune but would rather have happiness instead. While a bit too old for the character supposedly in her late teens or early twenties, Laurette was tailor made for it.

Starring: Laurette Taylor, Mahlon Hamilton, Russell Simpson, Ethel Grey Terry, Nigel Barrie, Lionel Belmore, Vera Lewis, Beth Ivins, Donald R. O. Hatswell, Eileen O'Malley ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1922-12-17
Best Movies of 1922 : Monte Cristo
22.

Monte Cristo

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A film adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The Abbe tells Edmond of a fantastic treasure hidden away on a tiny island, that only he knows the location of...

Starring: John Gilbert, Estelle Taylor, Robert McKim, William V. Mong, Virginia Brown Faire, George Siegmann, Spottiswoode Aitken, Ralph Cloninger, Harry Lonsdale, Albert Prisco ..
Directed by: Emmett J. Flynn
Release date: 1922-09-03
Best Movies of 1922 : The Ropin' Fool
23.

The Ropin' Fool

2.9
7.5/10 IMDB

"Ropes" Reilly shows off his impressive roping skills, then runs afoul of the local townsfolk.

Starring: Will Rogers, Irene Rich, John Ince, Guinn Williams, Russ Powell, Bert Sprotte, Buck McKee, Buster Trow ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger
Release date: 1922-10-29
Best Movies of 1922 : Saturday Morning
24.

Saturday Morning

2.9
6.7/10 IMDB

The Rascals, feeling unloved at home, decide to become pirates. Meanwhile, a mother, an aunt and a valet join the cops in searching for the runaways.

Starring: Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Jack Davis, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Sunshine Sammy Morrison ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan, Tom McNamara
Release date: 1922-12-03
Best Movies of 1922 : The Three Must-Get-Theres
25.

The Three Must-Get-Theres

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

In this movie, Max Linder parodies the famous novel "The Three Musketeers".

Starring: Max Linder, Bull Montana, Frank Cooke, Caroline Rankin, Jobyna Ralston ..
Directed by: Max Linder
Release date: 1922-08-22
Best Movies of 1922 : The Primitive Lover
26.

The Primitive Lover

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

A free-spirited girl is caught between her love for her husband and her attraction to a handsome adventurer.

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Harrison E. Ford, Kenneth Harlan, Joe Roberts, Charles Stevenson, George C. Pearce, Chief John Big Tree, Mathilde Brundage, Frederick Vroom, Clyde Benson ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1922-04-30
Best Movies of 1922 : The Reunion
27.

The Reunion

2.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Max helps the Inkwell Clown prepare for a family reunion.

Starring: Max Fleischer, Roland Crandall ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1922-10-27
Best Movies of 1922 : Tess of the Storm Country
28.

Tess of the Storm Country

2.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Wealthy Elias Graves builds his home on the top of a hill, where a group of squatters have taken up residence at the bottom. Many of the men in the squatters' village have their eyes on young Tess, and one of them, Ben Letts, frames Tess's father for murder. While maintaining her father's innocence, Tess must keep her love for Graves' son a secret, while caring for Elias' daughter's illegitamate child.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Lloyd Hughes, Gloria Hope, David Torrence, Forrest Robinson, Jean Hersholt, Danny Hoy, Robert Russell, Gus Saville, Madame De Bodamere ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1922-11-12
Best Movies of 1922 : The Seventh Day
29.

The Seventh Day

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

A group of New York society folk on a yachting excursion are forced to put into a New England fishing village for repairs. The engaged couple Reggie and Patricia are taken with the quaint town and its quainter ways, but also with two locals, Betty Alden and her brother John. Patricia begins to fall for John while her fiancé takes a seemingly unworthy liking to Betty. The new infatuations lead to disharmony.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Frank Losee, Leslie Stowe, Tammany Young, George Stewart, Alfred Schmid, Grace Barton, Anne Cornwall, Patterson Dial, Teddie Gerard ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1922-02-06
Best Movies of 1922 : Young Sherlocks
30.

Young Sherlocks

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

The Mystic J.J.J.'s challenge Ernie's bravery; he spins a tale of saving a rich young girl from kidnappers and of creating a utopia called Freetown.

Starring: Peggy Cartwright, Jackie Condon, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Dinah ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan, Tom McNamara
Release date: 1922-11-25
Best Movies of 1922 : The Prisoner of Zenda
31.

The Prisoner of Zenda

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A kingdom's ascending heir, marked for assassination, switches identities with a lookalike, who takes his place at the coronation. When the real king is kidnapped, his followers try to find him, while the stand-in falls in love with the king's intended bride, the beautiful Princess Flavia.

Starring: Lewis Stone, Alice Terry, Robert Edeson, Stuart Holmes, Ramon Novarro, Barbara La Marr, Malcolm McGregor, Edward Connelly, Lois Lee, John George ..
Directed by: Rex Ingram
Release date: 1922-09-11
Best Movies of 1922 : Lorna Doone
32.

Lorna Doone

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

In 17th-century England, an outlaw clan kidnaps a young girl, who grows up among them. The farm boy who met her just before the kidnapping eventually rescues her, and they fall in love.

Starring: Madge Bellamy, Mae Giraci, John Bowers, Gertrude Astor, Frank Keenan, Jack McDonald, Donald MacDonald, Norris Johnson, Charles Hatton ..
Directed by: Maurice Tourneur
Release date: 1922-10-01
Best Movies of 1922 : Oliver Twist
33.

Oliver Twist

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Oliver's mother, a penniless outcast, died giving birth to him. As a young boy Oliver is brought up in a workhouse, later apprenticed to an uncaring undertaker, and eventually is taken in by a gang of thieves who befriend him for their own purposes. All the while, there are secrets from Oliver's family history waiting to come to light. Written by Snow Leopard

Starring: Jackie Coogan, James A. Marcus, Aggie Herring, Lewis Sargent, Joan Standing, Carl Stockdale, Edouard Trebaol, Lon Chaney, Taylor Graves, George Siegmann ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd
Release date: 1922-10-30
Best Movies of 1922 : Moran of the Lady Letty
34.

Moran of the Lady Letty

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

Wealthy young man Ramon Laredo is abducted and put into service aboard a ship commanded by a none-too-scrupulous smuggler. When the ship encounters the foundering "Lady Letty," some of the Letty's crew is brought aboard, including Letty 'Moran' Sternerson, feisty daughter of the Letty's captain. Moran and Ramon have little use for each other, but when trouble erupts and the smuggler Captain Kitchell turns his evil eye on Moran, it is Ramon who comes to her rescue.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Dorothy Dalton, Charles Brinley, Emil Jorgenson, Maude Wayne, Walter Long, George Kuwa, Cecil Holland, William Boyd, Charles K. French ..
Directed by: George Melford
Release date: 1922-02-05
Best Movies of 1922 : Three Live Ghosts
35.

Three Live Ghosts

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Adapted from a popular Broadway play and concerns three veterans who return to London from the War only to discover that they have been officially listed as dead.

Starring: Norman Kerry, Anna Q. Nilsson, Edmund Goulding, John Miltern, Cyril Chadwick, Clare Greet, Dorothy Fane, Annette Benson, Wyndham Guise ..
Directed by: George Fitzmaurice
Release date: 1922-01-01
Best Movies of 1922 : The Young Rajah
36.

The Young Rajah

2.8
6.2/10 IMDB

A young man raised in the American South discovers he is an Indian prince whose throne was taken by usurpers.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Fanny Midgley, Charles Ogle, George Periolat, George Field, Bertram Grassby, Josef Swickard, William Boyd, Robert Ober, Jack Giddings ..
Directed by: Phil Rosen
Release date: 1922-11-11
Best Movies of 1922 : The Show
37.

The Show

2.7
5.8/10 IMDB

A harried propman backstage at a theater must put up with malfunctioning wind machines, roosters that spit nitroglycerine, and a gang planning to rob the theater's payroll.

Starring: Oliver Hardy, Larry Semon, Frank Alexander, Lucille Carlisle, Betty Young, Alice Davenport, Al Thompson, Pete Gordon, Frank J. Coleman, Jack Miller ..
Directed by: Larry Semon, Norman Taurog
Release date: 1922-03-19
38.

Tommy Tucker's Tooth

2.7
4.7/10 IMDB

The ten minute short Tommy Tucker’s Tooth from 1922, is a traditional black and white silent movie, with cards narrating the text and dialogue. It is an educational film, that combined live action and animation. I was surprised how little animation there was. But the scenes that blend live action and animation, though simple in our current day, were likely an interesting challenge for Iwerks.

Starring: Jack Records ..
Directed by: Walt Disney
Release date: 1922-12-06
Best Movies of 1922 : The Pest
39.

The Pest

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

Stan is Jimmy Smith, a salesman who is trying hard to pitch his Napoleon book to an uninterested customer as they stand in front of some iron gates. When an elderly gentleman approaches the two men he uses sign language to communicate to the 'customer' and they leave together. This is when Stan sees the sign for the Deaf & Dumb Institute that his subject was standing in front of. An elderly lady then walks out of the gates and Stan uses sign language in an attempt to talk to her. Of course, she is not deaf or dumb and gives him some verbal abuse for assuming so.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Glen Cavender, Vera Reynolds, Mae Laurel, Joy Winthrop ..
Directed by: Jess Robbins, Gilbert M. Anderson
Release date: 1922-12-03
Best Movies of 1922 : Under Two Flags
40.

Under Two Flags

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

On the run from punishment for a crime committed by his brother, Bertie Cecil (alias Lewis Victor) joins the French Foreign Legion. In Algeria, he becomes the hated rival of his commander, Chateauroy, who despises Victor's breeding and also competes for the same woman. Victor is beloved of Cigarette, an Algerian camp follower, who saves his life, though he loves another.

Starring: Priscilla Dean, James Kirkwood, John Davidson, Stuart Holmes, Ethel Grey Terry, Bobbie Mack, Burton Law, Albert Pollet, W.H. Bainbridge ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1922-11-06
41.

Rok 1863

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

In the Battle of Ma?ogoszcz Prince Jozef Odrowaz was seriously wounded . Miss Salomea Brynicka and his father risked their own lives giving him food and shelter.

Starring: Ryszard Sobiszewski, Stanislawa Chrzanowska, Maria Hryniewicz, Helena Marcello-Pali?ska, Helena Marcello-Pali?ska, Antoni Bednarczyk, Henryk Rydzewski, Aleksander Zelwerowicz ..
Directed by: Edward Puchalski
Release date: 1922-07-07
Best Movies of 1922 : Beauty's Worth
42.

Beauty's Worth

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Prudence Cole is an unsophisticated Quaker girl being raised by her two aunts. Prudence is flirted with by snobbish Henry Garrison, who actually disdains the girl for her lack of worldliness and savoir faire. When Henry and his friends try to embarrass her at a posh resort, Prudence turns the tables on them.

Starring: Marion Davies, Forrest Stanley, June Elvidge, Truly Shattuck, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Hallam Cooley, Thomas Jefferson, Martha Mattox, Aileen Manning, Aileen Manning ..
Directed by: Robert G. Vignola
Release date: 1922-05-14
Best Movies of 1922 : Flesh and Blood
43.

Flesh and Blood

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

A convict hiding in Chinatown assumes the identity of a cripple to track down a businessman who framed him 15 years previously. He discovers that his daughter has fallen in love with the businessman's son.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Edith Roberts, Noah Beery, DeWitt Jennings, Ralph Lewis, Jack Mulhall, Togo Yamamoto, Kate Price, Wilfred Lucas ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1922-08-22
Best Movies of 1922 : Kindred of the Dust
44.

Kindred of the Dust

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Discovering that her husband is a bigamist, Nan returns with her child to her Puget Sound logging town. She is treated as an outcast by all save Donald, her childhood sweetheart, the son of a millionaire....

Starring: Ralph Graves, Miriam Cooper, Lionel Belmore, Eugenie Besserer, Maryland Morne, Elizabeth Waters, Patrick Rooney, William J. Ferguson, Caroline Rankin, John Herdman ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1922-02-27
Best Movies of 1922 : Shadows
45.

Shadows

2.6
6.1/10 IMDB

Yen Sin, a humble Chinese, is washed ashore after a storm and finds himself an outsider in the deeply Christian fishing community of Urkey. Yen Sin elects to stay, despite his status as a despised 'heathen', only to reveal hypocrisy amid the self-righteous township.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Marguerite De La Motte, Harrison Ford, John St. Polis, Walter Long, Buddy Messinger ..
Directed by: Tom Forman
Release date: 1922-11-10
46.

Danse macabre

2.6
6.5/10 IMDB

The Black Death is ravaging Spain. As Camille Saint-Saëns's "Danse Macabre" plays on the soundtrack, a mix of animation and acted scenes tells the story of Youth and Love meeting one night. They dance, embrace, and kiss. As the night wears on, exuberant Death, a skeletal figure with a violin, pursues the couple. They try to elude him. Eventually, Love swoons. Youth is powerless to protect her. Is she doomed?

Starring: Adolph Bolm, Ruth Page, Olin Howland ..
Directed by: Dudley Murphy
Release date: 1922-03-08
Best Movies of 1922 : Fire Fighters
47.

Fire Fighters

2.6
6.1/10 IMDB

The gang forms a fire department; they end up thwarting a bootlegger, but not before their pet animals get drunk on his moonshine.

Starring: Peggy Cartwright, Jackie Condon, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Elmo Billings, Richard Billings, Betsy Ann Hisle, Kenneth Johnson, George Warde, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Dinah ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan, Tom McNamara
Release date: 1922-10-08
Best Movies of 1922 : Down to the Sea in Ships
48.

Down to the Sea in Ships

2.6
6.1/10 IMDB

Story of the lives of the people in a small Quaker community and the adventures of a whaling ship.

Starring: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, William Walcott, Clara Bow, James Turfler, Leigh Smith, Pat Hartigan, Jack Baston, Curtis Pierce, Ada Laycock ..
Directed by: Elmer Clifton
Release date: 1922-11-21
Best Movies of 1922 : The Pride of Palomar
49.

The Pride of Palomar

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

A soldier inaccurately reported as dead returns home to his Spanish family’s estate in California, only to find his father deceased and his ancestral land in the hands of strangers.

Starring: Marjorie Daw, Tote Du Crow, James O. Barrows, Joseph J. Dowling, Alfred Allen, George Nichols, Warner Oland, Forrest Stanley ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1922-11-26
Best Movies of 1922 : Felix Turns the Tide
50.

Felix Turns the Tide

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Felix the Cat becomes a soldier when the rats declare war on the cats.

Directed by: Otto Messmer
Release date: 1922-10-14

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