List of Fantasy Films Before 1930

A list of fantasy films released before the 1930s.

1903 • 1904 • 1910 • 1911 • 1915 • 1917 • 1918 • 1920 • 1921 • 1922 • 1924 • 1925 • 1926

Title Director Cast Country Notes
The Infernal Boiling Pot Georges Méliès Georges Méliès Short film
The Impossible Voyage Georges Méliès Georges Méliès Short film
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Short film
L'Inferno Short film
The Story of a Story Tod Browning Short film
Flames Maurice Elvey Douglas Munro, Owen Nares, Edward O'Neill Silent film
The Blue Bird Maurice Tourneur Emma Lowry, Robin Macdougall, William J. Gross Silent film
Tarzan of the Apes Elmo Lincoln Silent film
The Ghost of Slumber Mountain Stop motion
Körkarlen Victor Sjöström Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström, Astrid Holm Silent film
Der müde Tod Fritz Lang Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke Silent film
L'Atlantide Silent film
Paris Qui Dort René Clair Madeleine Rodrigue, Myla Seller, Henri Rollan Silent film
Phantom F.W. Murnau Hans Heinrich Von Twardowski, Frida Richard, Aud Egede Nissen Silent film
Dante's Inferno Henry Otto Lawson Butt, Howard Gaye, Ralph Lewis Silent film
Die Nibelungen: Siegfried Fritz Lang Paul Richter, Margarete Schön, Hanna Ralph Silent film
Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache Fritz Lang Rudolf Rittner, Margarete Schön, Hans Adalbert Schlettow Silent film
The Enchanted Cottage John S. Robertson Richard Barthelmess, May McAvoy, Ida Waterman Silent film
Peter Pan Herbert Brenon Betty Bronson, Ernest Torrence, Cyril Chadwick Silent film
The Thief of Bagdad Raoul Walsh Douglas Fairbanks, Snitz Edwards, Julanne Johnston Silent film
Waxworks Paul Leni Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, William Dieterle Silent film
The Lost World Harry Hoyt, William Dowling Bessie Love, Lloyd Hughes, Wallace Beery Silent film
She Leander de Cordova, G.B. Samuelson Betty Blythe Silent film
Wizard of Oz Larry Semon Larry Semon, Bryant Washburn, Dorothy Dwan Silent film
Adventures of Prince Achmed Lotte Reiniger Animated film
Faust F.W. Murnau Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn Silent film
A Kiss for Cinderella Herbert Brenon Betty Bronson, Tom Moore, Esther Ralston Silent film
The Sorrows of Satan D.W. Griffith Adolphe Menjou, Ricardo Cortez, Carol Dempster Silent film
The Student of Prague Henrik Galeen Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss Silent film
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