Best Films Pre-1920

Updated 3/28/2021
Unranked, limited myself to no more than 3 films per director.

  • The Abyss
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Ask Father
  • The Bell Boy
  • The Big Swallow
  • Blind Husbands
  • The Boxing Cats (Prof. Welton's)
  • Bumping Into Broadway
  • The Cameraman's Revenge
  • The Cigarette
  • The Consequences of Feminism
  • Dante's Inferno
  • Demolition of a Wall
  • Different from the Others
  • The Doll
  • The Dumb Girl of Portici
  • Easy Street
  • The Electric Hotel
  • Falling Leaves
  • Fantômas
  • The Floorwalker
  • Gertie the Dinosaur
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Haunted Hotel
  • The House of Ghosts
  • How It Feels to Be Run Over
  • I Don't Want to Be a Man
  • The Immigrant
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • I Accuse
  • The Kingdom of the Fairies
  • Les Vampires
  • A Man There Was
  • The Man with the Rubber Head
  • Oh, Doctor!
  • The Outlaw and His Wife
  • The Poor Little Rich Girl
  • Poor Pierrot
  • Princess Nicotine; or, The Smoke Fairy
  • Satan's Rhapsody
  • Shoes
  • Something Good - Negro Kiss
  • The Sprinkler Sprinkled
  • Straight Shooting
  • Suspense.
  • Tillie's Punctured Romance
  • A Trip to the Moon
  • True Heart Susie
  • Twilight of a Woman's Soul
  • Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics