My Favorite Allan Dwan Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   Silver Lode (1954)

2.   Driftwood (1947)

3.   Robin Hood (1922)

4.   Slightly Scarlet (1956)

5.   Manhandled (1924)

6.   Zaza (1923)

7.   The Iron Mask (1929)

8.   A Modern Musketeer (1917)

* * * 1/2 (Out of * * * *)

1.   Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

2.   Heidi (1937)

2 thoughts on “My Favorite Allan Dwan Films

  1. Allan Dwan’s filmography is absolutely huge—more than a hundred and thirty features, and nearly three hundred silent shorts, in career that ran from 1911 to 1961. Sadly I haven’t seen more than a handful of his movies, most are rarely screened and unavailable on Blu-ray or DVD.

  2. I know the feeling. The ones I mention are either easy to find or available in some kind of home video format despite their obscurity. Sad because to have made a 100 or so films in one’s own career feels like a milestone. I read somewhere that Ryan O’ Neal’s character in Peter Bogdanovich’s Nickelodeon (1976) is partly based on him as well as Raoul Walsh. Anyway, thanks for dropping by 🙂

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