FLICKER CLASSICS presents popular classic film shorts and feature films dating back to the silent film era to the talkies generation. Trivia and classic TV commercials are also presented in each episode. All episodes have title cards and/or English subtitles to help promote reading and literacy.
This episode presents a 1931 film entitled “The Stolen Jools” where a detective investigates a case involving stolen jewelry. It is a rare example of a film involving a large cast of famous movie stars from competing Hollywood studios.
This episode presents a 1918 film with Charlie Chaplin entitled “A Dog’s Life” where Charlie makes friends with a stray dog and meets a dance hall singer. Charlie’s brother Sydney Chaplin had a small role in this film, which was the first time they appeared together. Famous Deaf painter and actor...
This episode presents a 1925 film directed by Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein entitled “Battleship Potemkin.” The crew of a battleship rebel against their officers for their poor treatment in 1905. This film was named the greatest film of all time at the Brussels World's Fair in 1958. Its pio...
This episode presents a 1963 horror film directed by Roger Corman entitled “The Terror.” A French soldier (Jack Nicholson) follows a beautiful but strange woman into a castle owned by Baron Von Leppe (Boris Karloff) where the shocking truth about the woman is revealed.
This episode presents a 1958 horror film directed by William Castle entitled “House On Haunted Hill.” Vincent Price plays a haunted house owner who pays a lot of money to a brave group of people to spend the night at his scary home.
This episode presents a 1921 silent comedy produced by Hal Roach entitled "Prince Pistachio" which stars Eddie Boland. Eddie plays a bumbling plumber who ends up in a strange fantasy land where he is mistaken for a prince.
This episode presents a 1915 silent comedy entitled "Mabel and Fatty's Wash Day" which stars Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Mabel Normand. After doing grueling housework while their spouses loaf, Mabel and Fatty go for a stroll in the park which results in amusing situations.
This episode presents a 1915 Mack Sennett silent comedy entitled "Ambrose's Nasty Temper" which stars Mack Swain. Ambrose, played by Swain, runs into problems with his boss and her beautiful daughter which lead to comedic chaos.
This episode presents a 1932 comedy entitled "Always Kickin' " which stars Eugene Pallette. A college football team coached by famous athlete Jim Thorpe (as himself) is in need of a good kicker before a big game and they scramble to find one.
Two Mary Pickford comedies are presented. "Won By A Fish" (1912) is about a fisherman's luck in catching a huge fish. "Muggsy Becomes A Hero" (1910) is about a man who makes plans to take a walk with the woman of his dreams but gets sidetracked.
The 1910 Mary Pickford comedy, ”May and December,” has a young man who is mismatched with an older woman while a young woman is stuck with an older man. A 1909 D.W. Griffith comedy, “The Gibson Goddess,” features a beautiful Gibson Girl who tries to avoid a group of lovestruck men.