The Passion of Joan of Arc – The Fall of the House of Usher (Epstein) – Street Angel – The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra – The Crowd – The Docks of New York – October

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 The Fall of the House of Usher Dirs. James Sibley Watson & Melville Webber A
 The Passion of Joan of Arc Dir. Carl-Theodor Dreyer. With Renée Maria Falconetti A+
 The Wind Dir. Victor Sjöström. With Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Montagu Love A

Full Listing of Films Screened

The Barker Dir. George Fitzmaurice. With Milton Sills, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. B

Un Chien andalou Dir. Luis Buñuel. With Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil, Jaime Miravilles A–
The Circus Dir. Charlie Chaplin. With Charlie Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Allan Garcia A
The Crowd Dir. King Vidor. With James Murray, Eleanor Boardman, Bert Roach A

The Docks of New York Dir. Josef von Sternberg. With George Bancroft, Betty Compson A

The Fall of the House of Usher Dir. Jean Epstein. With Jean Debucourt, Charles Lamy A+
The Fall of the House of Usher Dirs. James Sibley Watson & Melville Webber A

In Old Arizona Dirs. Raoul Walsh & Irving Cummings. With Warner Baxter C–

The Last Command Dir. Josef von Sternberg. With Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent A–
The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra Dirs. R. Florey & S. Vorkapich A–

The Passion of Joan of Arc Dir. Carl-Theodor Dreyer. With Renée Maria Falconetti A+

The Racket Dir. Lewis Milestone. With Thomas Meighan, Louis Wolheim, Marie Prevost C

Sadie Thompson Dir. Raoul Walsh. With Gloria Swanson, Lionel Barrymore, Raoul Walsh A–
A Ship Comes In Dir. William K. Howard. With Rudolph Schildkraut, Louise Dresser C–
Speedy Dir. Ted Wilde. With Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Babe Ruth B
Street Angel Dir. Frank Borzage. With Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Natalie Kingston B+

West of Zanzibar Dir. Tod Browning. With Lon Chaney, Lionel Barrymore, Mary Nolan B+
The Wind Dir. Victor Sjöström. With Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Montagu Love A