Silent film

German actor Max Schreck (1879 - 1936), as the vampire Count Orlok, being destroyed by sunlight, in a still from F. W. Murnau's expressionist horror film, 'Nosferatu, Eine Symphonie Des Grauens', 1921. The film is based on Bram Stoker's novel 'Dracula' and was released in 1922. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Theater Screens Silent Horror Film for Halloween

A Frederick theater is marking Halloween with a silent scream on the silver screen.


Silent films like 1925's "The Hold Up" starring Harold Lloyd are in danger of disappearing. (Getty Images)

Study: Most Silent Movies Have Been Lost

The Library of Congress estimates as many as 70 percent of silent movies have been lost to time.