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1. From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth (1912)

TV-PG | 71 min | Biography, Drama

5.7
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An account of the life of Jesus Christ, based on the books of the New Testament: After Jesus' birth is foretold to his parents, he is born in Bethlehem, and is visited by shepherds and wise... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: R. Henderson Bland, Percy Dyer, Gene Gauntier, Alice Hollister

Votes: 481

2. Ben Hur (1907)

15 min | Short, Drama

5.1
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The scene opens with an assembly of citizens who are harangued by one of their number, whose words have great weight with the crowd, and their attitude of approval shows that Roman misrule ... See full summary »

Directors: Sidney Olcott, Frank Oakes Rose | Stars: Gene Gauntier, Harry T. Morey, William S. Hart, Herman Rottger

Votes: 577

3. The Boomerang (II) (1913)

Drama, Romance, Short

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Simon Watson, devoid of conscience, has become wealthy through the manufacture of "Watson's Remedy." One day he is stricken with terror when he finds a bottle of the medicine in the hands ... See full summary »

Director: George Melford | Stars: Carlyle Blackwell, Francelia Billington, Marin Sais, William H. West

4. The Vampire (I) (1913)

38 min | Drama, Short

7.3
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Harold is ensnared by the wiles of Sybil, an adventuress. The boy forgets Helen, his country sweetheart. Sybil's influence over him is so evil that he can no longer apply himself to his ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Harry F. Millarde, Marguerite Courtot, Alice Hollister, Henry Hallam

Votes: 18

5. The Hazards of Helen (1914)

1,428 min | Action

6.9
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Helen, informed of the danger which menaces an excursion train because another engine on the same track is running wild, mounts a motorcycle and speeds down the track to warn the passengers of their imminent peril.

Directors: J. Gunnis Davis, J.P. McGowan, Robert G. Vignola, Helen Holmes, Paul Hurst, Leo D. Maloney | Stars: Helen Holmes, Helen Gibson, J.P. McGowan, Ethel Clisbee

Votes: 81

6. The Humpty Dumpty Circus (1898)

Animation, Short, Comedy

5.1
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A reel of mirth-provoking stunts that will draw the pennies from the children, but which is of much interest to young and old alike. It opens with a crowd of children leaving school and ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith

Votes: 17

7. The Octoroon (1913)

30 min | Short, Drama

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In the period before the Civil War, a young man returns to his hometown of New Orleans after having been gone for a long time. He soon meets and falls in love with an "octoroon", a young ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Guy Coombs, Marguerite Courtot, Alice Joyce, Robert G. Vignola

8. The Sea Scouts of America (1913)

Documentary, Short

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This picture shows the daily routine on board the good ship "Pioneer," the only vessel in existence manned by the "Sea Scouts of America." The Sea Scouts, the only body of its kind, are ... See full summary »

9. The Colleen Bawn (I) (1911)

36 min | Drama, Thriller, Short

5.1
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A young Irish boy has fallen in love with a poor girl and wants to marry her, but his mother will stop at nothing, including murder, to see that he marries his rich cousin.

Directors: Gene Gauntier, Sidney Olcott | Stars: Gene Gauntier, J.P. McGowan, Sidney Olcott, J.J. Clark

Votes: 37

10. Arizona Bill (1911)

Short, Western

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Arizona Bill, a cowboy on the Bar 3 ranch, is paid off and discharged. Mounting his horse, he rides to town. Black Dog, a worthless Indian, passing through the ranch riding a crow-bait pony... See full summary »

Director: Pat Hartigan | Stars: Jack Conway, Ruth Roland

11. A Lad from Old Ireland (1910)

12 min | Drama, Short

4.9
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A boy from Ireland comes to America and makes good, but he doesn't forget the poverty he left behind. He returns to rescue his sweetheart just as her family is about to be evicted from their land.

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Sidney Olcott, Gene Gauntier, Thomas O'Connor, Arthur Donaldson

Votes: 177

12. The Black Crook (1916)

Fantasy, Drama

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Amina loves Rudolph and turns the powerful Count Wolfenstein down when he proposes to her. In a jealous rage, Wolfenstein throws Rudolph into a dungeon. Meanwhile, Hertzog, "The Black Crook... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Edward P. Sullivan, Gladys Coburn, Roland Bottomley, Henry Hallam

13. A Daughter's Sacrifice (1912)

Drama, Family, Short

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Old Tom Wells is a victim of drink and is unable to pay the rent when Steve, the young landlord, appears on the scene. Steve's stormy interview is broken by the appearance of Alice, Tom's ... See full summary »

Director: Edmund Lawrence | Stars: Tom Moore, Alice Joyce, Stuart Holmes, Hazel Neason

14. Rory O'More (1911)

12 min | Drama, Short

4.4
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The patriot Rory O'Moore, fleeing from the English soldiers, steals a moment with his sweetheart, Kathleen, who has been followed by Black William, the informer. Thus his hiding place is ... See full summary »

Directors: Sidney Olcott, Robert G. Vignola | Stars: J.J. Clark, Gene Gauntier, Robert G. Vignola, J.P. McGowan

Votes: 41

15. The Cave Men's War (1913)

Drama, Short

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Red Axe, of the Cave Dwellers, is crippled in a combat with a member of his tribe, whose mate he attempts to steal. The defeated man is driven from his people. Strong Arm, of the Shell ... See full summary »

Director: George Melford | Stars: Edward Clisbee, Billie Rhodes, Paul Hurst

16. His Inspiration (1914)

Short, Drama

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Although Franz rates his ability as a composer very highly, his wife, Anna, is the real source of his inspiration. A song suggested by Anna brings Franz fame and fortune. Infatuated by Vera... See full summary »

Director: Tom Moore | Stars: Tom Moore, Clara Blandick, Gertrude Barnes, Robert Ellis

17. The Confederate Ironclad (1912)

Unrated | 16 min | Drama, War, Short

6.1
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Lieutenant Yancey's southern sweetheart, Rose, is jealous of Elinor, a northern girl, who is visiting her aunt Mary de Lane. This jealousy is excited by an invitation which Yancey receives ... See full summary »

Director: Kenean Buel | Stars: Guy Coombs, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hal Clements, Miriam Cooper

Votes: 198

18. Midnight at Maxim's (1915)

Comedy

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Shye, seated under a tree near the seminary, is not so wrapped in his studies as to fail to see the trim ankle displayed by Tottie as she stoops to tie her shoelace. His eyes stray upward ... See full summary »

Director: George L. Sargent | Stars: Rollo Lloyd, Frank Wunderlee, Ralph Stuart, Frank Searight

19. Arrah-Na-Pogue (1911)

Drama, Romance

3.6
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(Reel 1) Beamish McCoul joined the Irish insurrection and had become a leader in the movement when he was arrested and placed in Wicklow Jail. His property was confiscated by the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Gene Gauntier, J.J. Clark, Sidney Olcott, Robert G. Vignola

Votes: 12

20. The Social Pirates (1916)

Adventure, Action

4.2
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Two women finally tire of being taken advantage of by men, and vow that they will stop these cads from preying on helpless young girls.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Marin Sais, Ollie Kirby, True Boardman, Frank Jonasson

Votes: 10

21. The Cabaret Singer (1915)

Drama, Short

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The Denton's marital happiness brings home to Randall the loneliness of his own existence. Shortly afterwards, the young man meets Pearl Eltinge, a cabaret singer. Ignorant of the fact that... See full summary »

Director: Tom Moore | Stars: Tom Moore, Rose King, Marguerite Courtot, Robert Ellis

22. The Cub Reporter's Temptation (1913)

Drama, Short

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The Police Department learns that certain criminals are in the city, and Spider, a stool pigeon, is sent out to make inquiry regarding their proposed operations. An "upstairs job" is ... See full summary »

Director: Edmund Lawrence | Stars: Earle Foxe, Alice Joyce, Tom Moore, Matt Snyder

23. The Fishermaid of Ballydavid (1911)

Drama, Short

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Kathleen, the daughter of an honest Irish fisherman, meets Henry, the son of a New York broker, who is on a tour through the Emerald Isle. Kathleen's father, returning from the beach sees ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Gene Gauntier, J.J. Clark, J.P. McGowan

24. The Swamp Fox (1914)

Short, Adventure, Romance

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Marauding Cherokees attack the cabin of Jacques Videau, at the edge of the settlement. One of the pioneers witnesses the attack and rides for help. He notifies Francis Marion. The latter ... See full summary »

Stars: Guy Coombs, Marguerite Courtot, Henry Hallam, Helen Lindroth

25. The Bottled Spider (1914)

Short, Drama, Western

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Williams resigns his office as sheriff and leaves town with his wife and child. That afternoon, Rex, known as "The Spider," swaggers into town and robs a saloon. The man escapes, followed ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Montgomery | Stars: Rex Downs, Mona Darkfeather, Eva Reed, Charles Bartlett

26. The Lost Ribbon (1911)

Drama, Romance, Short

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Jennie, the pretty daughter of a hardy pioneer cattleman is admired by all of her father's cowboys, but she smiles only upon one. Dick, the best cowpuncher in the bunch, is her favorite. ... See full summary »

Stars: Alice Joyce, Carlyle Blackwell, George Melford

27. Battle of Pottsburg Bridge (1912)

Short, Drama

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Bartlow joins Stuart's Confederate brigade. A year later the Federals are holding Pottsburg Creek Bridge near Bartlow's old home. Bartlow plans to burn the bridge and interrupt the Federals... See full summary »

Director: Kenean Buel | Stars: Guy Coombs, Anna Q. Nilsson, Miriam Cooper, George B. Hoyt

28. Primitive Man (1913)

Short, Drama

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Allan loves Betty, a mountain girl. Not sure that she loves the boy. Betty declines to marry him. Dan, a rough mountaineer, lives a secluded life, with only his dog as companion. The man ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Tom Moore, Alice Hollister, Harry F. Millarde, Henry Hallam

29. The Wild Engine (1915)

Short, Thriller

6.5
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Helen, informed of the danger which menaces an excursion train because another engine on the same track is running wild, mounts a motorcycle and speeds down the track to warn the passengers... See full summary »

Director: J.P. McGowan | Stars: Helen Holmes, Leo D. Maloney, Rex Downs, Jack Hoxie

Votes: 60

30. Robin Hood (1908)

Short, Drama

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31. The Leap from the Water Tower (1915)

12 min | Short, Thriller

5.8
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Rand, a vengeful discharged fireman, tampers with the airbrakes of a large freight locomotive making them useless on the long descent from the summit of Pine Hill to Lone Point the ... See full summary »

Director: J.P. McGowan | Stars: Helen Holmes, Leo D. Maloney, J.P. McGowan, George A. Williams

Votes: 22

32. The Girl Detective (1915)

Mystery, Thriller

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A series of 2-reel thrillers in which a society girl has a position as a special investigator for the police and works on various cases where her unique talents can help to solve crimes. Each episode is complete in itself.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Ruth Roland, Cleo Ridgely, Marin Sais, Edward Clisbee

33. The Ventures of Marguerite (1915)

Action, Adventure

3.0
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As heiress to a large fortune, Marguerite is able to satisfy her love for beautiful clothes and a taste for adventure, while confronted by a multitude of schemers and gangsters bent on reducing her to poverty.

Directors: Robert Ellis, John Mackin, Hamilton Smith | Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Richard Purdon, Edward Roseman, Paula Sherman

Votes: 15

34. Stingaree (1915)

250 min | Drama

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In the Australian outback, a young woman falls for a dashing bandit known as Stingaree, who is actually a wealthy Englishman cheated out of his fortune by his greedy brother.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: True Boardman, Marin Sais, Paul Hurst, Thomas G. Lingham

35. The Little Soldier of '64 (1911)

Short, Drama, War

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Gabe, a southern backwoodsman, sees the massing of troops, and realizes that a great battle is imminent. Casting a quantity of lead bullets in an old-fashioned mold, he shoulders his rifle ... See full summary »

36. Railroad Raiders of '62 (1911)

9 min | War, Drama, Short

4.3
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Union raiders infiltrate Confederate territory by train.

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Sidney Olcott, Robert G. Vignola, J.J. Clark, J.P. McGowan

Votes: 28

37. The Waitress and the Boobs (1915)

Comedy, Short

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Although business is bad for Hicks, a patent medicine fakir, the voice of his partner, Delia, makes it worse. Every time she tries to sing, the crowd runs for shelter. The two are growing ... See full summary »

Director: Chance Ward | Stars: Bud Duncan, Marin Sais, Leon Coleman, Armin von Harder

38. The O'Neill (1912)

Drama, Short

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The O'Neill, an Irish patriot, covertly returned to the old, familiar haunts, from which he had been obliged to flee during times of oppression, and found a proclamation, nailed in a ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: J.J. Clark, Gene Gauntier, Robert G. Vignola, Sidney Olcott

39. Hiawatha (1908)

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40. Talcum Powder (1913)

Documentary, Short

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The dainty tin of talcum powder on milady's dresser has an interesting history. This feature takes the photoplay patron on a tour through mine and mill, which reveals every step of the ... See full summary »

41. Intemperance (1913)

Drama, Short

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John Brent, the young minister, is well beloved by the members of his congregation. He makes his home with his sister, Kitty, who is his constant companion. It is with no little unhappiness... See full summary »

Director: George Melford | Stars: Carlyle Blackwell, Marin Sais, Paul Hurst, William H. West

42. Historic Savannah, Georgia (1913)

Documentary, Short

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This visit to the famous southern city, Savannah, Georgia, proves an interesting one indeed. We see the mansion at the Hermitage, owned by the McAlpin family since 1819, and the old slave ... See full summary »

43. John Burns of Gettysburg (1913)

Short, Drama

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John Burns, having lost his son in the early part of the Civil War, becomes inflamed with a desire to avenge the boy's death, but his wife restrains him. The mother finds the great loss ... See full summary »

Director: Kenean Buel | Stars: Kenean Buel, Guy Coombs, Charlotte Courtot, Anna Q. Nilsson

44. The Further Adventures of Stingaree (1917)

Action, Crime, Drama

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In this 3rd-episode of "The Futher Adventues of Stingaree" called "The Tracking of Stingaree", Mary O'Brien (Edythe Sterling and her daughter Kate live on a selector's homestead in the bush... See full summary »

Director: Paul Hurst | Stars: True Boardman, Paul Hurst, Edythe Sterling, Hal Clements

45. The Vanderhoff Affair (1915)

Mystery

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Lester, returning from Mexico, becomes interested in Helen, a girl whose life he had saved. Helen, according to her uncle, Vanderhoff, is insane. Dr. Luchow, Lester's friend, confirms ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Hal Forde, Marguerite Courtot, Henry Hallam, T. Justin Dow

46. The Bugler of Battery B (1912)

Short, Drama, War

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Battery B makes its headquarters at the Colwell Mansion. During their stay of a month, Major Pitt and Bugler Harkness lose their hearts to the two Colwell girls. Major Pitt, summoned to the... See full summary »

Director: Kenean Buel | Stars: Guy Coombs, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hal Clements, Miriam Cooper

47. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1908)

Short, Drama

6.4
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Votes: 8

48. On the Warpath (1911)

Drama, Short, Western

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James Newcomb and Jim Ward, two old settlers seated in front of Newcomb's log cabin, are discussing their fights with the Indians when the cabin was first built. Bobbie Newcomb's ... See full summary »

Director: George Melford | Stars: George Melford, Judson Melford, Alice Joyce, Carlyle Blackwell

49. Chinese Slave Smuggling (1907)

Short, Drama

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The Chinese Slave Smuggling scene opens up in the midst of a wood in which a shanty is hid; there appears upon the scene a Chinese Potentate, who is stealthily drawing nearer to the door of... See full synopsis »

50. The Evil Artist or a Girl Wronged (1910)

11 min | Short, Drama

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Anastasia is being picked up by an artist who wants to paint her picture.The artist have other intentions as well. He tried to seduce Anastasia. When he is tired of her, Anastasia returns home to her mother.

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Gene Gauntier, George Melford, Kate Price


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