Public Domain Movies released in 1923

Avant-garde adaptation of the Oscar Wilde play. Rumors at the time of its production that the cast was all gay doomed its success with the mainstream public. However, the film is now perceived as a landmark of artistic cinema with its spectacle of striking visual images. With English intertitles and German subtitles.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Part Two (1923)

Our Hospitality starring Buster Keaton was released in 1923 by Metro Pictures. It is the story of a boy (Keaton) who fall into a Hatfield McCoy like feud. It does have some wonderful comedic scenes. Music is from old piano rolls.

Sunday Calm is a 1923 short silent comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan. It was the 20th Our Gang short subject released. The gang travels by wagon to go on a picnic with their families. After losing a wheel, the parents put on a new one, and the gang races off with the wagon, leaving the parents behind. They have a picnic without the parents, only to be overrun with insects http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunday_Calm Many thanks to ThatOldGangOfMine, the restorer of this print

Plot: The gang has created a donkey-powered double-decker bus over the foundation of an old car. Ernie rides the donkey inside the conveyance and signals to Farina to open a feedbox to get the thing going. A feather duster is used to get it to sound off as the horn, and to go into reverse, a strap pulls its tail to walk backward. Whenever Farina falls asleep, Ernie turns a crack to wake him up. Mickey is the tour guide with soda-bottle binoculars, and Jackie Condon si the conductor.

Silent Movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" Part One (1923)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Part Four (1923)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Part Three (1923)

Scaramouche (1923) is a silent costume adventure based on the novel Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini, directed by Rex Ingram, released by Metro Pictures, and starring Ramón Novarro, Alice Terry, Lewis Stone, and Lloyd Ingraham.

Scaramouche became public domain in the United States on January 1, 2019

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