Films of 1926by christopherpip | created - 06 Jul 2013 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
These are the films I have seen from the year 1926.
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1. The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
Not Rated | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A handsome prince rides a flying horse to faraway lands and embarks on magical adventures, which include befriending a witch, meeting Aladdin, battling demons and falling in love with a princess.
6. The Boob (1926)
Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Romance
Idealistic farm boy Peter loves Amy whose fancy is urbane Harry. He discovers Harry is a rum runner and turns him over to prohibition agents, including Jane. May is at last impressed with ... See full summary »
7. By the Law (1926)
80 min | Drama
A five-person team of gold prospectors in the Yukon has just begun to enjoy great success when one of the members snaps, and suddenly kills two of the others. The two survivors, a husband ... See full summary »
a/k/a 'By the Law'
8. Exit Smiling (1926)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
A maid who works for a traveling theatrical troupe wants desperately to be an actress, and manages to get some small roles in the company's productions, but is determined to do anything she... See full summary »
12. The General (1926)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.
Votes: 74,721 | Gross: $0.23M
13. Mother of Mine (1926)
Not Rated | 65 min | Drama
A sincere working-class 13-year old in France is adopted by a well-meaning philanthropic millionairess from America -- who promises his doting mother that the boy will have the finest education -- but things are not so simple.
14. The Holy Mountain (1926)
100 min | Drama
Diotima meets Karl in the mountains where they fall in love and have an affair. When Karl's friend, Vigo, meets her, he mistakenly believes she is in love with him. Karl then believes that she is betraying him with his friend.
a/k/a 'The Holy Mountain'
15. Kiki (1926)
108 min | Comedy
Kiki, a poor young woman who sells newspapers on the street corners of Paris, is able to land a job singing and dancing at a nearby theater. While she is there, she invites herself into the... See full summary »
Votes: 393 | Gross: $0.41M
16. The Living Dead Man (1926)
Not Rated | 170 min | Drama
Mathias Pascal, only son of a once rich family, marries beautiful Romilde, who has a terrible mother-in-law. She controls her daughter, and soon his home life becomes a nightmare, as well ... See full summary »
The Late Matthias Pascal
17. The Magician (I) (1926)
Passed | 83 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A magician/alchemist, seeking to create life, finds that he needs the "blood of a virgin" to continue his experiments. He sends out his dwarf assistant to pick out the right girl.
18. Ménilmontant (1926)
38 min | Short, Drama, Mystery
A couple is brutally murdered in the working-class district of Paris. Later on, the narrative follows the lives of their two daughters, both in love with a Parisian thug and leading them to separate ways.
20. Nana (1926)
Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, Romance
When the vivacious and beautiful Nana bombs at the Théâtre des Variétés, she embarks on the life of a courtesan, using her allure and charisma to entice and pleasure men.
21. Nothing But Time (1926)
45 min | Documentary
The life of a great city (Paris) from dawn until dusk, including the beautiful and the ragged, the rich and the poor, with little or no comment (intertitles) from the director, Cavalcanti (whose first film this was).
No idea why iMDb lists this as a 1930 film.
22. A Page of Madness (1926)
70 min | Drama, Horror
A man takes a job at an asylum with hopes of freeing his imprisoned wife.
a/k/a 'A Page of Madness'
24. Secrets of a Soul (1926)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
A scientist is tormented by an irrational fear of knives and the irresistible compulsion to murder his wife.
a/k/a 'Secrets of a Soul'
25. The Son of the Sheik (1926)
Passed | 68 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
The son of the sheik and a dancing girl fall in love, but when he is made to believe she has betrayed him he seeks revenge.
Votes: 1,704 | Gross: $0.72M
26. Sparrows (1926)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama
Molly, the eldest child at a baby farm hidden deep in a swamp, must rescue the others when their cruel master decides that one of them will be disposed of.
Votes: 1,112 | Gross: $0.97M
27. Shagay, sovet! (1926)
65 min | Documentary
Dziga Vertov records the achievements, and some failures, of the Moscow soviet.
Director: Dziga Vertov
a/k/a 'Stride, Soviet!'
28. The Strong Man (1926)
75 min | Comedy
A meek Belgian soldier (Harry Langdon) fighting in World War I receives penpal letters and a photo from "Mary Brown", an American girl he has never met. He becomes infatuated with her by ... See full summary »
29. The Man Who Cheated Life (1926)
110 min | Drama, Horror
For Balduin, going out to beer parties with his fellow students and fighting out disputes at the tip of the sword have lost their charms. He wants to find love; but how would he, a ... See full summary »
a/k/a 'The Student of Prague'
31. Torrent (1926)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Romance
A young girl and her father are kicked out of their house by a cruel noblewoman, and the girl's heart is broken when her sweetheart, the noblewoman's son, won't go to Paris with them. After... See full summary »
Votes: 679 | Gross: $0.46M
32. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1926)
Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Low-life Harry falls in love with sweet Betty who inspires him to improve himself so he can marry her. He enters a $25,000 cross-country hiking contest. After many adventures he wins, pays ... See full summary »
Votes: 585 | Gross: $0.24M
33. The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926)
89 min | Drama, Romance, Western
While building an irrigation system for a Southwestern desert community, an engineer vies with a local cowboy for the affections of a rancher's daughter.