King Vidor career spanned the sound and silent eras. His works are celebrated by a sympathetic, vivid and humane depiction of contemporary social issues. For his unmatched achievements as a cinematic innovator and creator he was awarded the ‘Academy Honorary Award.’ He bagged in eight international film awards and earned ‘Academy Awards’ nomination five times during his career. ‘The Big Parade’ was his most successful and outstanding film in the silent era. ‘Comrade X,’ ‘Northwest Passage,’ ‘Duel in the Sun,’ and ‘An American Romance’ are considered to be his finest works. Some of his most popular films include ‘The Crowd,’ ‘Show People,’ ‘Our Daily Bread,’ ‘Stella Dallas,’ ‘The Fountainhead,’ ‘Hallelujah,’ ‘War and Peace,’ ‘The Champ,’ and many more. In 1957, he was awarded the ‘Screen Directors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award.’
Dorothy Gale, a simple farm girl finds herself in the magical land of Oz after a tornado hits Kansas. To return home, she must seek the help of the Wizard of Oz who stays in the Emerald city. On her way, she befriends a scarecrow, a Tin Man and a fainthearted Lion.
Regarded as one of the most influential silent films, this film tells us four different stories, that demonstrates humanity’s persistent intolerance throughout the ages.
This romantic silent movie based on Rafael Sabatini’s 1906 novel of the same name follows an affluent courtier Bardelys in the court of France's King Louis XIII. Known for being a casual womanizer, he is challenged by another courtier to woo the beautiful Roxalanne. He accepts it and sets out to charm the lady, but instead finds himself in love with her.
Wine of Youth is a 1924 American silent comedy drama film which tells the story of a young girl Mary who is wooed by two suitors. One is a quiet and polite man named Lynn and the other is an aggressive man named Hal. However, due to the constant quarreling of her parents, she becomes disillusioned with marriage.
Dulcinea Parker invites the Forbes’ family to spend the weekend, to get Mr. Forbes to invest in her fiancée Gordon’s costume jewelry business. But her habit of doing things incorrectly creates hilarious situations that create problems for her but also unwittingly redeem her.
In this movie, based on John P. Marquand bestselling novel - H. M. Pulham, Esq - a middle aged wealthy businessman Harry Pulham looks back at his life after he receives a phone call from his former Harvard friend about a college reunion and another one from a lady, Marvin Myles, who he was once in love with. The two calls make him reflect on his own disciplined life and whether he ever was happy.
Cynara is a 1932 romantic drama film, which revolves around the theme of adultery. The film tells the story of a British lawyer, who has to pay a heavy price after he has an affair with a young woman.
John, a reclusive widower, falls in love with Millie who's been taken hostage by an escaped convict. The silent drama is based on a novel of the same name.
A recently divorced New Yorker leaves the city to join her 85 years old grandfather at his Iowa farm. Although he welcomes her, a number of distant relatives, who have been living on the farm since long, are not at all happy to see her and become especially alarmed when the old man starts showing preference to her.
This is the story of a penniless Czech immigrant, who arrives in the USA sometime in 1890s with nothing but a heart full of dream. Beginning his life as a mine worker, he soon takes up a more name and learns English before moving to Chicago to become a great industrialist, struggling at every step, but never giving up.
Set in 1878 Texas, the film shows three western outlaw buddies, Jim, Lorn and Wahoo, saving a young orphan girl from a ruthless racketeer. They then take her to a rancher to be brought up in his ranch. Later Jim and Wahoo become rangers, while Lorn continues with his old ways. Meanwhile the girl grows up to be a beautiful woman.
Bankrupt novelist, Tony Barrett, and his wife, Dora, are forced to move into Tony’s run-down farm in Connecticut. There Tony’s neighbor buys a piece of his land and Dora returns to New York. Tony stays behind and becomes romantically involved with his neighbor’s daughter Manya. Tragedy strikes the night Manya weds her fiancé, Fredrick.
When chased by the law, three robbers, Jim, Wahoo and Sam, get separated. Later, Jim and Wahoo join Texas Rangers when they meet Sam and decide to use inside information to work with Sam. But as they rescue an orphan boy from Indian attack and thwart another major attack, Jim has second thoughts. Will he join Sam or lead an honest life?
Lightning Strikes Twice is a mystery drama film that tells the story of an actress who on her wedding night, discovers that her husband might be guilty all along for a murder. She also feels that his next intended victim might be she herself.
While running away from an abusive home and forced marriage, Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger and begins to live with him in a nearby cabin. Caught once the stranger leaves, she flees again to become a dancer at a circus, eventually climbing the ladder to become a much sought after mistress. But what happens to her love? The stranger she has met in the rented cabin?
Irish-American outlaw Billy the Kid is caught stealing by cattleman Tunston, who decides to include him in his gang. Soon Billy grows close to Tunston and his fiancée Claire. When the territory-boss Hatfield kills Tunston, Billy goes after the man, but Sheriff Garrett is in hot pursuit to apprehend Billy and friends. Later, while escaping from jail, Billy gets shot by Garrett.
After falling off a yacht near some tropical islands, Johnny Baker is rescued by the daughter of a local native chieftain. Johnny and Luana fall in love, but when the volcano of her Luana’s home island begins to erupt, Luana knows that she must sacrifice herself to save her home island.
On Our Merry Way is a slapstick comedy film revolving around Oliver, who has lied to wife about being a reporter in a newspaper, though he is actually a clerk there.
A billionaire businessman hires a man in order to influence a South American dictator. Soon, the man starts having an affair with the wife of the billionaire after being infatuated with her, which turns the situation complicated.