Masks of Nyarlathotep
Which movies and moviestars are The last new thing
1919: Theda Bara, the “Vamp,” stars in Salome. D.W. Griffith directs Broken Blossoms.
1920: Lon Chaney stars in The Penalty, Lillian Gish in Orphans of the Storm, John Barrymore in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Mary Pickford in Pollyana, and Douglas Fairbanks (Sr.) in The Mark of Zorro. United Artists film company is formed by Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and legendary producer and director D.W. Griffith.
1921: Rudolph Valentino becomes an overnight sensation with The Sheik and The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Mack Sennett makes A Small Town Idol, Charlie Chaplin stars in The Kid, Douglas Fairbanks in The Three Musketeers.
1922: Henry Hull and Carol Dempster co-star in One Exciting Night, Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood, and F.W. Murnau directs Nosferatu in Germany. Nanook of the North by American explorer Robert Flaherty defines the film documentary.
1923: Lon Chaney stars in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Cecil B. DeMille produces The Ten Commandments, William S. Hart stars in Wild Bill Hickok, comedian Harold Lloyd wows them in Safety Last, comedy director Mack Sennett produces the spoof, The Shriek of Araby.
1924: Harold Lloyd in Girl Shy, Buster Keaton in The Navigator, Douglas Fairbanks in The Thief of Baghdad, John Ford directs The Iron Horse.
10 Movies inspired and depicting the roaring 20's
The great Gatsby (2013)
The Idle class (1921)
Pandora's Box (1929)
À propos de Nice (1930)
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Bugsy Malone (1976)
Midnight in Paris (2011)