King Vidor

King Vidor

King Vidor Quick Links

News Film RSS

The Crowd Review


Excellent
The crowd laughs with you always, but it cries with you for only a day.

Such is the sentiment of this masterwork of the silent era -- perhaps the best silent film ever made and undoubtedly the most existential. Heart-wrenching, The Crowd is the story of life in the big city of New York during the 1920s. Vehemently realistic, the film portrays life as hard and with few rewards. James Murray makes the perfect Everyman, who sees the ups and, well, mostly the downs with his wife Mary, played by Eleanor Boardman. (Ironically, Murray became an alcoholic after this film, and died in a fall nine years later, destitute.)

Continue reading: The Crowd Review

King Vidor

King Vidor Quick Links

News Film RSS
Advertisement

Occupation

Filmmaker


Suggested

Iggy Pop Awarded France's 'Highest Cultural Honour'

Iggy Pop Awarded France's 'Highest Cultural Honour'

The Stooges frontman Iggy Pop awarded France's 'highest honor'.

Guns N' Roses Rake In $230m On Not In This Lifetime Tour

Guns N' Roses Rake In $230m On Not In This Lifetime Tour

Guns N' Roses have grossed $230m from their 'Not In This Lifetime' tour so far.

All-New Cast Star In 'Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul'

All-New Cast Star In 'Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul'

Jason Drucker is Greg Heffley in the upcoming movie based on the novel of the same name.

Advertisement
Harrison Ford Shares His Secret For A Successful Career

Harrison Ford Shares His Secret For A Successful Career

Ford attributes his career success to films that pass 'from generation to generation'.

Advertisement

King Vidor Movies

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.