Lost silent films

The majority of films made during the silent era are lost, including these three noteworthy examples.

“Remodeling Her Husband”

D.W. Griffith’s muse Lillian Gish tried her hand at directing with 1920’s “Remodeling Her Husband,” a romantic drama starring her sister Dorothy.

“London After Midnight”


Tod Browning’s 1927 vampire thriller starring Man of a Thousand Faces Lon Chaney is on the American Film Institute’s list of most sought-after “lost” films.

“Four Devils”

After the success of “Sunrise,” director F.W. Murnau helmed this 1929 film starring Janet Gaynor about a quartet of children who become famed acrobats.