Best Movies of 1923
When a store clerk organizes a contest to climb the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.
A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family.
A hypochondriac vacations in the tropics for the fresh air - and finds himself in the middle of a revolution instead.
The Tramp is an escaped convict who is mistaken as a pastor in a small town church.
Always Tell Your Wife
A comedic short filmed directed by an uncredited Alfred Hitchcock about an affair.
The rituals of courtship, romantic rivalry and love play out three times as a man vies with a villain for the girl. In the Stone Age, the rivalry is set off by dinosaurs, a turtle used as a ouija board, and a round of golf with stones. In ancient Rome, the men display their brawn through a chariot race, using dogs instead of horses. In contemporary times, the man finds himself overcome by modernity, including a very fragile car.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.
A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
When Marie St. Clair believes she has been jilted by her artist fiance Jean, she decides to leave for Paris on her own. After spending a year in the city as a mistress of the wealthy Pierre Revel, she is reunited with Jean by chance. This leaves her with the choice between a glamorous life in Paris, and the true love she left behind.
The Love Nest
In an attempt to forget his lost sweetheart, Buster takes a long trip at the sea when he's caught by pirates.
The Ten Commandments
The first part tells the story of Moses leading the Jews from Egypt to the Promised Land, his receipt of the tablets and the worship of the golden calf. The second part shows the efficacy of the commandments in modern life through a story set in San Francisco. Two brothers, rivals for the love of Mary, also come into conflict when John discovers Dan used shoddy materials to construct a cathedral.