Silent Films, Then and Now

Le Diable Noir

The Internet Archive hosts a variety of interesting, old silent films. We also have a few new ones!

If you’re looking for the vintage, black and white variety, check out the antics and “special effects” of a sprightly demon in “Le Diable Noir” (1905), watch an early sci-fi flick like “Le Voyage Dans La Lune” (1902), a swashbuckling Douglas Fairbanks in “Mark of Zorro” (1920), the chilling “Nosferatu” (1920), “The General” (1927) with Buster Keaton, and many others.


If you’re interested in newer films, try the slapstick story “Hochbetrieb” (watch all the way to the end!), the sentimental “First Love,” sleepy “En retard,” or the silly “Mr. Stewart Takes a Drive.”

— Alexis