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1. Visita de la escuadra inglesa a Barcelona (1901)

6 min | Documentary, Short

5.4
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Short documentary about the English war ships anchored in Barcelona's harbour.

Director: Fructuós Gelabert

Votes: 5

2. Kit Carson (1903)

21 min | Short, Western

6.6
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Kit Carson is captured by Indians and tied to a tree in the Indian village. An Indian maiden helps him make his escape.

Director: Wallace McCutcheon

Votes: 5

3. D.T.'s, or the Effect of Drink (1905)

Short, Drama

5.8
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A drunken clubman sees visions and reforms.

Director: William Haggar

Votes: 5

4. The Guerrilla (1908)

15 min | Short, Action, War

5.6
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Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Dorothy West, George Gebhardt, Charles Inslee

Votes: 5

5. The Heart of O Yama (1908)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Pretty Miss Chrysanthemum has but little to say as to the disposal of her heart, at least, such is the custom in Japan. Her parents attend to that for her. However, pretty little O Yama Sum... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Florence Lawrence, George Gebhardt, D.W. Griffith, George Nichols

Votes: 5

6. The Helping Hand (1908)

15 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Flora Finch, Linda Arvidson, Anita Hendrie, Harry Solter

Votes: 5

7. The Ingrate (1908)

15 min | Short, Action

5.4
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Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence, George Gebhardt, Barry O'Moore

Votes: 5

8. The King's Messenger (1908)

Short, Drama

5.2
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The action is laid in the seventeenth century, and the costumes, while historically accurate, are most lavishly elaborate. A bitter war is waging between two kingdoms, and as the King and ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace McCutcheon | Stars: D.W. Griffith, Linda Arvidson, Mack Sennett

Votes: 5

9. Macbeth (1908)

9 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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Macbeth usurps the Scottish throne by murdering his predecessor.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: William V. Ranous, Louise Carver, Paul Panzer, Charles Kent

Votes: 5

10. The Man and the Woman (1908)

13 min | Short, Drama

6.8
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John and Tom Wilkins are brothers and most divergent in natures. John is a clergyman and a noble, upright fellow, while Tom is a scapegrace, wild, reckless and unscrupulous. Not having the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Gebhardt, Linda Arvidson, Charles Inslee, Harry Solter

Votes: 5

11. The Pirate's Gold (1908)

16 min | Short, Action

5.6
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Young Wilkinson is leaving his dear old mother for a journey to seek his fortune in a foreign clime. Now, the little cottage is situated near the coast. The waters of the sea have been ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Gebhardt, Linda Arvidson, Charles Inslee, Arthur V. Johnson

Votes: 5

12. The Planter's Wife (1908)

14 min | Short, Action, Drama

5.4
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John Holland, a planter in a small way, is devotedly attached to his wife and infant child. The wife wearies of the monotonous grind of farm life and is easy prey of a contemptible villain,... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Claire McDowell, Harry Solter, Florence Lawrence

Votes: 5

13. The Stolen Jewels (1908)

11 min | Drama, Short

7.2
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It would have taken more than the wonderful powers of deduction of a Sherlock Holmes to have dispelled the mystery that shrouded the disappearance of a case of jewels at the home of Robert ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Harry Solter, Florence Lawrence, Linda Arvidson, Gladys Egan

Votes: 5

14. The Test of Friendship (1908)

13 min | Drama, Short

6.8
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Edward Ross, a young millionaire, has always been surrounded by host of fawning friends (?) and he made up his mind to test their sincerity. He arranges a dinner at his mansion in which ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence, Harry Solter, George Gebhardt

Votes: 5

15. When Knights Were Bold (1908)

Short

5.2
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Director: Wallace McCutcheon | Stars: Linda Arvidson, D.W. Griffith, Harry Solter

Votes: 5

16. Fellow Clerks (1909)

Short, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A farmer's daughter saves a bank clerk from a false charge of theft.

Director: Theo Frenkel

Votes: 5

17. His Lost Love (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.4
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Mary marries James, after jilting his brother Luke. Mary's sister arrives and soon James is professing his love to her. The shock of this kills Mary and leaves her newborn daughter ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: James Kirkwood, Owen Moore, Mary Pickford, George Nichols

Votes: 5

18. Der kleine Detektiv (1909)

Short

4.6
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Director: Heinrich Bolten-Baeckers | Star: Curt Bois

Votes: 5

19. En kvinde af folket (1909)

Short, Drama

3.2
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Eve S. takes lunch to her father, who is working at Mr. Young's factory. By chance the young and handsome manufacturer sees her; he falls in love with her, and after a short talk tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Viggo Larsen | Stars: August Blom, Gudrun Kjerulf, Viggo Larsen, Aage Lorentzen

Votes: 5

20. The Luck of the Cards (1909)

Short, Drama

3.8
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A busker becomes a prima donna and the crowd saves her from a jealous gambler's knife.

Director: Theo Frenkel

Votes: 5

21. A Midnight Adventure (1909)

6 min | Short

5.2
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Mercedes orders her sweetheart to prove his love by doing something dangerously heroic. He agrees, breaking into another young woman's house in order to steal a photograph. The young woman ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dorothy West, Billy Quirk, Mary Pickford, Kate Bruce

Votes: 5

22. One Touch of Nature (I) (1909)

10 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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Policeman John Murray is the proud father of a little girl and the happy husband of a dutiful wife. Both father's and mother's whole life is centered in their little one, and the little ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence, Marion Leonard, Charles Inslee

Votes: 5

23. The Open Gate (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Hetty is engaged to George, but after her sister dies she breaks the engagement in order to raise her sister's orphaned daughter. After many years, Hetty's niece has grown up and has fallen... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Kate Bruce, Edith Haldeman, Gertrude Robinson

Votes: 5

24. The Seventh Day (1909)

8 min | Short, Drama

5.4
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A neglectful woman wants custody of her children in her divorce. The judge rules that he will give her the children only if she can demonstrate her children's love for her within a week.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: James Kirkwood, Rose King, Gladys Egan, John Tansey

Votes: 5

25. De to guldgravere (1909)

Short

3.8
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Director: Viggo Larsen | Stars: Rigmor Jerichau, Gudrun Kjerulf, Viggo Larsen

Votes: 5

26. Carceleras (1910)

Short, Drama

5.8
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Director: Segundo de Chomón

Votes: 5

27. Elverhøj (I) (1910)

Short, History

4.6
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Director: Jørgen Lund | Stars: Karen Caspersen, Agnes Lorentzen, Jørgen Lund, Ludvig Nathansen

Votes: 5

28. Love's C. Q. D. (1910)

10 min | Romance, Short, Western

7.2
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Cynthia Moore, daughter of Colonel Moore, who is the commander of a cavalry post near the Mexican frontier, is much beloved by two junior officers in her father's command. They are ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Haddock | Stars: Francis Ford, William Clifford, Edith Storey, Henry Stanley

Votes: 5

29. The Marked Time-Table (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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There is nothing so holy as a mother's love, and yet it may breed disaster. How often do we see a young man vicious and reckless, all because of the advantage he has taken of the kindly ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Joseph Graybill, Grace Henderson, Charles Arling

Votes: 5

30. Regina von Emmeritz och konung Gustaf II Adolf (1910)

44 min | Short, Drama

3.6
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Director: Gustaf Linden | Stars: Emile Stiebel, Gerda André, Carl Browallius, Frithiof Strömberg

Votes: 5

31. Simple Charity (1910)

17 min | Drama, Short

3.2
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In an East Side tenement there lived an old couple. The husband was a cigar maker, but becoming feeble from age, he is discharged. Back to his cheerless home he comes, where his faithful ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, W. Chrystie Miller, Kate Bruce, Edwin August

Votes: 5

32. The Song of the Wildwood Flute (1910)

17 min | Drama, Short

6.8
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In the opening scene is shown the Corn Dance, which is a ceremonial performed in thanksgiving to the Great Master for his bountiful yield of crops. This dance is performed each year at the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dark Cloud, Mary Pickford, Kate Bruce, Francis J. Grandon

Votes: 5

33. The Cowboy Coward (1911)

Western, Short

3.4
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Henry and Steve, two "bunkies" on the "LL" ranch, are in love with Katie, their employer's daughter. While she likes Steve the best, she feels she cannot accept him because of his craving ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Gladys Field, Brinsley Shaw, R. Henry Grey

Votes: 5

34. Love in the Hills (I) (1911)

18 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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A pretty mountain girl has to decide between three suitors, an upright young man from the mountains, a shiftless fiddler, and a visitor from the city.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Wilfred Lucas, Charles West, Joseph Graybill

Votes: 5

35. In the North Woods (1912)

Drama, Short

5.8
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A trapper, confident of the safety of his wife and child in the boundless woods while he is away on his trip to the trading post, a day's journey, leaves for that place to dispose of the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Claire McDowell, Gladys Egan, Elmer Booth

Votes: 5

36. Lady Audley's Secret (1912)

Drama, Short

7.4
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Sir Robert Audley, while a good and honorable man, has no social ambitions, and after a time Lady Audley's life becomes monotonous, so she devises a scheme which she believes will be of ... See full summary »

Directors: Herbert Brenon, Otis Turner | Stars: King Baggot, Jane Fearnley, William E. Shay, William Welsh

Votes: 5

37. The Night Before Christmas (1912)

Short, Drama

5.4
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The Christmas season is approaching and Mrs. Corbin, who has been a sufferer from illness for many months, thinks over the past Christmas when John, her husband, played Santa Claus for ... See full summary »

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Maurice Costello, Leah Baird, Helene Costello, Earle Williams

Votes: 5

38. The Pony Express Girl (1912)

Short, Western

9.0
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Two desperadoes plan to rob the pony express and their plot is overheard by May, the girl at the station. May rides after her sweetheart, the express rider, and overtakes him just as he is ... See full summary »

Director: Pat Hartigan | Stars: Marin Sais, Edward Coxen

Votes: 5

39. A Question of Seconds (1912)

Short, Thriller

4.2
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Hardwell, a young engineer, running a new railroad through a tough western section, falls in love with Bonita, daughter of Jim Collins, a wealthy ranchman. Haligo Laderez, a wealthy Mexican... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Ogle, Mary Fuller, Harold M. Shaw, Richard Neill

Votes: 5

40. Stolen Glory (1912)

Comedy, Short

5.4
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Warner is an old veteran in love with the widow Simpson. His rival is an old farmer, named Burns. Warner stands in front of the old soldiers' home, telling a crowd of old veterans of the ... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Ford Sterling, Fred Mace, Alice Davenport, Charles Avery

Votes: 5

41. Le système du docteur Goudron et du professeur Plume (1913)

15 min | Horror, Short

5.4
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Adapted from a one-act Grand Guignol play based on Edgar Allan Poe's short story 'The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether', the film portrays a visitor to an insane asylum where it ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Henri Gouget, Henry Roussel, Renée Sylvaire, Bahier

Votes: 5

42. The Tomboy on Bar Z (1912)

Short, Western

4.4
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Pretty Letty King is the tomboy on Bar Z ranch. She fills the washing pans full of salt and when the boys come in from the corral at noon to wash, an awful time follows when they get their ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson | Stars: Virginia True Boardman, Jay Hanna, Brinsley Shaw, Fred Church

Votes: 5

43. The Vengeance of Durand; or, The Two Portraits (1913)

Short, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Part One: Intense jealousy takes possession of Matthew Durand when his wife's foster brother, Carl, comes from Paris and she greets him affectionately. Carl has been studying art in Europe ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: L. Rogers Lytton, Edith Storey, Florence Klotz, Earle Williams

Votes: 5

44. By Man's Law (1913)

20 min | Drama, Short

4.8
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An oil tycoon corners the market, then cuts jobs and causes much suffering. Because she's lost her job, a young girl almost falls into the hands of white slavers.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Charles Hill Mailes, Alfred Paget, Mildred Manning, Donald Crisp

Votes: 5

45. The Left-Handed Man (1913)

10 min | Short, Drama

5.6
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The thief was clever and he forged around the girl's sweetheart a chain of circumstantial evidence that seemingly had no flaw. The girl's faith was great and in unraveling the mystery the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Charles West, Harry Carey, Kathleen Butler

Votes: 5

46. Lost in the Night (1913)

10 min | Short, Drama

3.8
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Dick Halstead, a jewelry salesman, is sent to deliver a necklace worth $6,200 to a Mrs. Collingwood, a neighbor of his friends, the Barrys. Tom Barry and his young wife invite Dick to spend... See full summary »

Director: Phillips Smalley | Stars: Pearl White, Chester Barnett

Votes: 5

47. Three Friends (1913)

17 min | Western, Short

5.8
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Each night, after the day's work at the factory, the three bachelor friends met and declared anew their attachment over a social glass. They bound themselves to remain thus as long as life ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Blanche Sweet, John Francis Dillon, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 5

48. Absinthe (1914)

Drama

7.6
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Directors: Herbert Brenon, George Edwardes-Hall | Stars: King Baggot, Leah Baird

Votes: 5

49. Alexandra (1915)

6.0
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Director: Curt A. Stark | Stars: Ernst Bretschke, Friedrich Feher, Max Maximilian, Henny Porten

Votes: 5

50. The Giants-White Sox Tour (1914)

Documentary, Short, Sport

4.6
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Frank McGlynn, Sr. plays a rabid fan who, upon learning that the Giants and White Sox are going to tour the world, decides to join them. The film is an odd combination of straight ... See full summary »

Director: Frank McGlynn Sr. | Stars: Khedive Abbas II, Hal Chase, Charles A. Comiskey, Tom Daly

Votes: 5


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