Flying Colors is a 1917 silent American action film directed by Frank Borzage for Triangle Film Corporation, starring William Desmond as detective Brent Brewster.The film also featured Golda Madden, Jack Livingston as Captain Drake, J. Barney Sherry as Craig Lansing, and a small role for Desmond's future wife Mary McIvor as a stenographer.
The following is an overview of 1929 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.
Frank Borzage was an Academy Award-winning American film director and actor, known for directing 7th Heaven (1927), Street Angel (1928), Bad Girl (1931), A Farewell to Arms (1932), Man's Castle (1933), History Is Made at Night (1937), The Mortal Storm (1940) and Moonrise (1948).
Norma Marie Talmadge was an American actress and film producer of the silent era. A major box-office draw for more than a decade, her career reached a peak in the early 1920s, when she ranked among the most popular idols of the American screen.
Lucky Star is a 1929 American romantic drama silent film starring Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell, and directed by Frank Borzage. The plot involves the impact of World War I upon a farm girl (Gaynor) and a returning soldier (Farrell).
Servants' Entrance is a 1934 American Pre-Code musical comedy film. It was written by Samson Raphaelson from the Sigrid Boo novel and directed by Frank Lloyd, with a cartoon sequence by Walt Disney in which an understandably startled Janet Gaynor sings a song while obstreperous animated singing silverware prance around on her bed, an early example of combining live action with animation. Critics found this musical interlude especially charming.
The Riddle Rider is a 1924 American Western film serial directed by William James Craft starring William Desmond and Eileen Sedgwick. The film is considered to be lost. The 1927 serial The Return of the Riddle Rider is a sequel.
Society for Sale is a 1918 American silent drama film directed by Frank Borzage and starring William Desmond and Gloria Swanson. It is not known whether the film currently survives, which suggests that it is a lost film.
China Doll is a 1958 romantic drama film set in the China Burma India Theater of World War II and starring Victor Mature and Li Li-Hua. It represented a return to films for director Frank Borzage who had taken a 10-year hiatus before tackling this poignant, yet "offbeat" film.
The Flying Torpedo is a 1916 American silent drama directed by John B. O'Brien and Christy Cabanne. It was produced by the Fine Arts Film Company and distributed by the Triangle Film Corporation. The film was written by John Emerson, Robert M. Baker and D. W. Griffith. The film is now considered lost.
Lombardi, Ltd. is a surviving 1919 American silent feature comedy film. It was adapted by June Mathis from a 1917 play of the same name by Frederick and Fanny Hatton, and directed by Jack Conway. Warner Baxter had an early uncredited minor role in the film.
The Woman in Room 13 is a lost 1920 American silent mystery drama film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Pauline Frederick. It was produced and distributed by Goldwyn Pictures and is based on a Broadway play of the same name, The Woman in Room 13. The film was remade at Fox in 1932 as a talkie.
Wee Lady Betty is a 1917 American silent drama film produced and distributed by the Triangle Film Corporation. It was directed by Charles Miller, and starring Bessie Love, Frank Borzage, and Charles K. French. It is considered lost.
The Age of Desire is a lost 1923 American silent drama film directed by Frank Borzage and starring Josef Swickard, William Collier Jr., and Mary Philbin. It was distributed through Associated First National Pictures.
Prudence on Broadway is a lost 1919 American silent comedy film directed by Frank Borzage and starring Olive Thomas. It was produced and distributed by the Triangle Film Corporation.
The Mother of His Children is a 1920 American silent drama film directed by Edward LeSaint and starring Gladys Brockwell, William Scott, Frank Leigh, Nigel De Brulier, Golda Madden, and Nancy Caswell. The film was released by Fox Film Corporation in April 1920.
The Little Grey Mouse is a 1920 American silent drama film directed by Edward LeSaint and starring Gladys Brockwell, William Scott, Frank Leigh, Nigel De Brulier, Golda Madden, and Nancy Caswell. The film was released by Fox Film Corporation on October 31, 1920.
The Girl of My Dreams is a lost 1918 silent film romance directed by Louis Chaudet and starring Billie Rhodes.
That Gal of Burke's is a lost 1916 silent short film directed by Frank Borzage and starring Ann Little. It was released by the Mutual Film Company.
The Atom is a lost 1918 silent film drama directed by Frank Borzage. It stars Pauline Starke and Belle Bennett. It was produced by Triangle Film Corportion and released by Triangle Studios.
Mary McIvor was an American actress who was active during Hollywood's silent era. She was married to serial star William Desmond.
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