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Silent Feature Films at the Leavey Library (DVDs): Titles N-O

Titles N-0

The Navigator
"[Buster] Keaton stars as Rollo Treadway, an inexperienced lad of extraordinary wealth, and surprisingly little common sense, who finds himself adrift on an immense 500 ft. yacht."

Die Nibelungen
"In part one, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose."

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror
"Rather than depict Dracula as a shape-shifting monster or debonair gentleman,[director] Murnau's Graf Orlok is a nightmarish, spidery creature with a bulbous head and taloned claws."

October = Ten Days That Shook the World
"Eisenstein's reconstruction of the Russian revolution, showing the fight of Kerensky, the storming of the Winter Palace and the victory of Lenin."

Orphans of the Storm
"Two girls, raised as sisters, arrive in Paris on the eve of the French revolution only to be cruelly and tragically separated."

Othello
"Cavernous chambers and stony battlements cast shadows of impending doom upon Othello and Desdemona as the mephistophelian Iago dances about them, methodically destroying their happiness and steering them toward their bitter fate with impish delight."

Our Hospitality
"Join youthful dreamer Willie McKay, who travels westward on a rickety locomotive to claim his birthright, only to find that his inheritance is a shack. Willie learns that the object of his affection is the daughter of a man with whom his family has been engaged in a long, violent feud."

The Outlaw and His Wife
"A stranger comes to work at widow Halla's farm. Halla and the stranger fall in love, but when he is revealed as Ejvind, an escaped thief forced into crime by his family's starvation, they flee and become two of the many outlaws of Iceland's mountains."

The Oyster Princess
"A pampered American oyster tycoon plans to find a prince to marry his much-indulged daughter, but things don't go his way."