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'Fair films': Two-star (out of five) film ratings by 'The Motion Picture Guide' (Jay Robert Nash and Stanley Ralph Ross, Cinebooks, Inc.; 1927-1983)--Part I

As I've become more enthralled by cinema over the years, I have cherished reading all I possibly could about my favourite hobby. A fine resource I have discovered has been 'The Motion Picture Guide' which, in 1985, came out for films 1927-1983, then they put out annual guides till about 1999. I wish they kept on making them up to the present!

I stopped at 3200--Part II continues from there. This covers up to Page 1725 (in Volume V). Counting ones listed below, 405 (not listed in Letterboxd) the total is 3605.

This list is one of 12. There are 11, ranging by half-star increments from zero to five stars, and, inexplicably for one year, they refused to give an…

There are 47 films in this list released in the 1920s.

  • Abie's Irish Rose
  • The Air Circus
  • Alibi
  • Atlantic
  • The Bellamy Trial
  • Big News
  • Black Waters
  • Broadway Babies
  • Broadway Scandals
  • Chinatown Nights
  • The Circus Kid
  • The Cock-Eyed World
  • Dance Hall
  • Dark Red Roses
  • Drag
  • The Drake Case
  • A Cottage on Dartmoor
  • Evangeline
  • Fancy Baggage
  • Fashions in Love
  • Fast Company
  • The Flying Fool
  • The Flying Scotsman
  • 4 Devils
  • Frozen Justice
  • The Gamblers
  • Glad Rag Doll
  • The Godless Girl
  • The Greyhound Limited
  • Half Marriage
  • Her Private Affair
  • His Glorious Night
  • Honky Tonk
  • Hot for Paris
  • Illusion
  • Innocents of Paris
  • Interference
  • Kid Gloves
  • A Knight in London
  • The Lady from the Sea
  • A Lady of Chance
  • Lady of the Pavements
  • Land of the Silver Fox
  • The Laughing Lady
  • Lights of New York
  • Little Johnny Jones
  • Lonesome