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Silent Feature Films at the Leavey Library (DVDs): New Additions To the Collection

New Additions to the Collection


The Captive
"The story of Sonia, a young woman living in Montenegro and left to care for her younger brother Milos and the family farm when older brother Marko goes off to battle."

The Daughter of Dawn
"Shot on location in the Wichita Mountains of southwest Oklahoma in 1920, this rediscovered film was restored by the Oklahoma Historical Society. It features an all Native American cast of 300 Kiowa and Comanche Indians, including White Parker and Wanada Parker (children of Quanah Parker). Focusing on a romantic rivalry, the story also features a battle scene, buffalo hunting, and dances. The restored version includes a modern score and titles.

A Florida Enchantment
"The unusual fable about a woman who discovers magic seeds that transform women into men (and men into women)."

Der müde Tod: ein deutsches Volkslied in sechs Versen
"A young woman confronts the personification of Death, in an effort to restore life to her dead fiancé."

Wagon Tracks
"Buckskin Hamilton guides a wagon train across the wasteland, caring well for the pioneers he escorts, but hoping to solve the murder of his brother by one of the travellers."