1920s, Silent Era

Monte Blue


Gerald Blue Montgomery.

Rose from an orphan at the Knightstown Soldiers and Sailors Home to become an internationally famous silent film star. He was the leading man in Orphans of the Storm with the Gish sisters. Co-starred with Gloria Swanson, Clara Bow, Florence Vidor, Marie Prevost and others. After sound, he became a character actor mostly for Warner Brothers and was very busy appearing in over 250 films.

1920s, Adaptation, Drama, German, Silent Era


Hamlet is a 1921 German film adaptation of the William Shakespeare play of the same name starring Danish silent film actor Asta Nielsen. It was directed by Svend Gade and Heinz Schall.