Best Romance Movies of 1922
Drama about the unhappily married Alexandra who hopes to recover from tuberculosis in a mountain resort, but instead meets the multimillionaire Edgar Buchanan.
The Young Rajah
A young man raised in the American South discovers he is an Indian prince whose throne was taken by usurpers.
The Bride's Play
A sweet-natured young Irish woman is courted by a romantic poet and a local country gentleman. Which man will she choose?
The Seventh Day
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 fiancÃ© takes a seemingly unworthy liking to Betty. The new infatuations lead to disharmony.
A gypsy loves a married farmer who is blinded blowing up a tree.
East Is West
She'd wink till hearts went on the blink. And staid professors couldn't think. And everywhere they'd stop to stare. And say "Some Chink!" when Ming Toy winked.
The Valley of Silent Men
The hunter becomes the hunted, an officer of the Royal Mounted, fleeing, fighting for his life. Guided to a secret valley in the frozen North by a hot-blooded French-Canadian beauty, with a secret of her own...
The Three Must-Get-Theres
In this movie, Max Linder parodies the famous novel "The Three Musketeers".
That Ice Ticket
An important example of amateur filmmaking during this era, That Ice Ticket was made by Angela Murray Gibson who ran Gibson Studios in the small community of Casselton, North Dakota. Gibson cast community members in her productions, taking on multiple roles herself, writing, directing and acting in the films, operating the camera during filming, then processing the footage and editing the finished picture together. Here she plays a young woman managing multiple male suitors with the "help" of her mischievous kid brother. (Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers)
When Knighthood Was in Flower
Mary Tudor falls in love with a new arrival to court, Charles Brandon. She convinces her brother King Henry VIII to make him his Captain of the Guard. Meanwhile, Henry is determined to marry her off to the aging King Louis XII of France as part of a peace agreement.