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1. $1, 000 Reward (1913)

Short, Comedy, Western

6.2
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Tom Fitzsimmons is discharged from the ranch where, as a cowboy, he has the nerve to propose to the ranch owner's daughter. Disheartened, Tom seeks what solace he can find in the nearby ... See full summary »

Stars: Crane Wilbur, Betty Gray, Charles Bennett, Morris McGee

Votes: 20

2. $1, 000 Reward (1915)

Short, Drama

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Madeline's mother is a widow and her twin sister, Marion, is crippled. Mrs. Goddard takes in sewing, and Madeline sells newspapers. The daughter of a wealthy man becomes interested in the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Harvey | Stars: Madeline Fairbanks, Marion Fairbanks, Jane Fairbanks, Henry Leone

3. $100, 000 (1915)

10 min | Short, Drama

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Frank Edmanton, secretary to the president of the First National Bank, is a married man, yet he is infatuated with Lila Holmes, a woman of the half world. Lila herself is disgusted with the... See full summary »

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Frank Lloyd, Helen Leslie, Mildred Adams, May Benson

4. $200.00 (1911)

Short, Drama

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Scotty's only daughter, Ethel, was becoming gradually blind. Doctors made an examination, and concluded that an operation was necessary to save the girl's sight, the cost of which would be ... See full summary »

5. $5, 000 Reward (1918)

50 min | Mystery

5.4
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A wealthy old man is murdered after deciding to write his nephew out of his will. Fearing that he will be accused of the murder, his nephew takes flight, but with the help of a young woman ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Gerrard | Stars: Franklyn Farnum, William Lloyd, Gloria Hope, J. Farrell MacDonald

Votes: 21

6. $500 Reward (1915)

Short, Drama

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David Garth, a country physician, earns only enough for a bare existence. His daughter, Winifred, takes care of their home. The doctor distrusts modern medical science and refuses to have ... See full summary »

Director: Donald MacDonald | Stars: Lee Hill, Dorothy Davenport, Ben Horning

7. $5000 Reward, Dead or Alive (1911)

Short, Western

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Steve Frazer, a young cowpuncher on the Bar X Ranch, loved Madie, the winsome daughter of Chet Howard, the sheriff, and she was not indifferent to the manly cowboy. Loverlike, they had a ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: J. Warren Kerrigan, Pauline Bush, Jack Richardson

8. 'Arriet's Baby (1913)

11 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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'Arriet Rogers, the daughter of a retired costermonger, Tom Rogers, has two very ardent suitors, Bill Larkin and Bob 'Armon. Bill is a sailor at the London docks and is a very steady young ... See full summary »

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Norma Talmadge, Leo Delaney, William Shea, Robert Gaillard

Votes: 14

9. 'C D' - A Civil War Tale (1914)

Short, Drama, War

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This picture tells the story of Ralph Tillman, a clever United States Secret Service Agent and telegraph operator, who is instructed to report to the War Department. He is sent to General ... See full summary »

Director: Edward LeSaint | Stars: Guy Oliver, Stella Razeto, Lamar Johnstone, Fred Huntley

10. 'Cross the Mexican Line (1914)

Short, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Lieut. Wallace leaves his fiancée, Dorothy West, to cross the border with his troops into Mexico. Later he is wounded, captured and taken to the hacienda of the Mexican officer, Senor ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Reid | Stars: Wallace Reid, Dorothy Davenport, William Steele, Phil Dunham

Votes: 26

11. 'Curses!' They Remarked (1914)

10 min | Short, Comedy

4.9
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They are true blue villains, both of them, and they are father and son. What is more to the point, they also are crooked lawyers. The son's wife is allowed none of the pleasures of life, ... See full summary »

Stars: Chester Conklin, Harold Lloyd, Frank Opperman, Peggy Page

Votes: 89

12. 'Fighting' Dan McCool (1912)

Drama, Short

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"Fighting Dan" McCool of the Confederate army, is detailed to visit Reidville as a private citizen and look out for spies who may be enlisting. There he meets Edith, a charming southern ... See full summary »

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

13. 'Fraid Cat (1914)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Like many other little boys, Sonny Jim hates the dark. At bedtime his mother tucks him in his crib, surrounded by Chap, his dog, and a Teddy Bear. After she has put out the light and gone ... See full summary »

Director: Tefft Johnson | Stars: Bobby Connelly, Mabel Kelly, Tefft Johnson, Albert Roccardi

14. 'Mid Kentucky Hills (1913)

Short, Drama

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Detailed to uncover a suspected still in the hills. Jack Curtis, a revenue officer, poses as an artist and meanders about the hills in search of the necessary evidence. After wandering from... See full summary »

Director: Ned Finley | Stars: Edith Storey, Harry Northrup, Ned Finley, Arthur Ashley

15. 'Mid the Cannon's Roar (1910)

Short, Drama, War

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Major Baker, an officer of the Regular Army during the Civil War, becomes enamored of Millicent Brown, who, while she does not reciprocate his affection, esteems him very highly. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Frank McGlynn Sr. | Stars: James H. White, Robert Conness, Charles Ogle

16. 'Midst Woodland Shadows (1914)

Short, Drama, Romance

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Dancing through the forest surrounding a lake far up in the mountains, Anita of the Forest, a beautiful child of nature, sees two campers on the opposite shore. Frightened, she runs away. ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Anita Stewart, Earle Williams, J. Herbert Frank, Frank Currier

17. 'Neath Calvary's Shadows (1915)

Short, Drama

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Anne Strong and brother, a young Episcopal rector, live together in the rectory of Calvary Parish. The rector is engaged to Marjorie, who does not share in her fiancé's love for children. ... See full summary »

Director: William Robert Daly | Stars: Wheeler Oakman, Fritzi Brunette, Frank Mayo, Marion Warner

18. 'Neath the Homespun (1912)

Short, Drama

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When the little romance between the honest farmer and the sweet refined little school miss sprang up, people shook their heads doubtfully and wonderingly. The village folks had seen many ... See full summary »

19. 'Ostler Joe (1912)

Drama, Short

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Joe, the hostler at the "Magpie," wooed and won fair Annie and through years of cloudless sky a baby crept into their house and grew into childhood. One day down the lane chanced a ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Ben F. Wilson, Laura Sawyer, James Gordon, Edna May Weick

20. 'Presto' Willie, Magician (1914)

Short, Comedy

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Willie prevails upon his father to buy him a game called "New Magic Tricks." Father willingly presents his son with the game. That evening Willie takes a snooze in the big armchair and ... See full summary »

Stars: Tommy Harper, Robert Bolder

21. 'Salvation' Smith (1910)

Short, Western

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"Salvation" Smith is a traveling preacher, who stops at Cattleville, Ariz. for the purpose of introducing religion among the cowboys. Our first scene shows the cowboys having a lot of fun ... See full summary »

22. 'Some' Fireman (1913)

Short, Comedy

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Oscar Bingham believes he is the only pebble on the beach, so far as Mamie Devere, the popular musical comedy actress, is concerned, but one morning an anonymous letter from "A Friend," ... See full summary »

23. 'Tis Better to Have Loved and Lost (1911)

Short, Comedy

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Pretty Kitty sends Smaxon and Jimstack, her two unwelcome suitors, off to await her under the old oak tree when she will elope with them. (Of course, neither knows of each other.) Kitty ... See full summary »

24. 'Tis Mother! (1912)

Comedy, Short

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A young girl elopes with her sweetheart and becomes wealthy, while her parents become poverty stricken. One day her mother, in search of work, gets a cook's position in a beautiful ... See full summary »

Star: Gwendolyn Pates

25. 'Tis Now the Very Witching Hour of Night (1909)

Short

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"Tis now the very witching time of night, when churchyards yawn and graves give up their dead." It is the hour when ghosts come forth and prowl, when elves and spirits of the spirit world ... See full summary »

26. 'Tis an Ill Wind That Blows No Good (1912)

10 min | Drama, Short

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Roger Pierce decides to go away for a change of scene. Arriving in a small town he purchases workman's clothes, takes lodgings in a modest boardinghouse, and gets a job in the Frederic ... See full summary »

Stars: John Halliday, Ormi Hawley

27. 'Twas Ever Thus (1911)

Short, Comedy

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It is Mazie's birthday. Jimmie, her beau, goes to the florist and asks the proprietor to send the lady twenty American beauties, to which he attached a card, reading: "A beautiful rose for ... See full summary »

28. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1914)

Short, Fantasy

5.4
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A boy rides in Santa's sleigh for a round the world Christmas Eve jaunt.

Director: Ashley Miller | Stars: Harry B. Eytinge, Andy Clark, Eldean Steuart, Maurice Steuart

Votes: 28

29. 'Tween Two Loves (1911)

Drama, Romance, Short

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It is the story of an only daughter of a farmer; her mother is dead and she is her father's consolation. She grows up and falls in love with the young man in her father's employ, but when ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas H. Ince | Stars: Mary Pickford, William E. Shay, J. Farrell MacDonald, Marie Newton

30. 'Twixt Loyalty and Love (1910)

Short, Drama

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Frank McCracken is placed in the managing editor's seat by the owner of "The Daily Call.'' His promotion makes it possible for him to marry Margaret, daughter of the Hon. Hiram Johnson, ... See full summary »

31. Walk, -- You, Walk! (1912)

15 min | Comedy, Short

4.6
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Sam has received a new automobile as a present from his father. To show off his present he invites Rose to accompany him for a ride, and being a little fresh he demands a kiss. It is ... See full summary »

Director: Pat Hartigan | Stars: Marshall Neilan, Ruth Roland, Marin Sais, Edward Coxen

Votes: 23

32. 11:30 P.M. (1915)

Short, Drama

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An old farmer lives in the country with his wife and daughter. One day a banker from the city comes along, sees the wife and is infatuated with her. He persuades the farmer's wife to leave ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Al W. Filson, Loretta Blake, Erich von Ritzau, George Walsh

33. 1861 (1911)

Short, Thriller

4.5
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Those memorable words had just died upon the lips of the grand old general, as he gave Lieutenant Allen orders to reach Thomas. In order to do this, Allen had to pass through the heart of ... See full summary »

Star: Kathlyn Williams

Votes: 25

34. 210 vs. 213 (1914)

Short, Drama

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Two young men are in love with a beautiful and popular young girl. She favors one but rejects the other. The latter in revenge closes a switch which will cause the locomotive carrying the ... See full summary »

Director: Joë Hamman | Star: Joë Hamman

35. 38 Calibre Friendship (1914)

Short, Western

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Jack goes into the little mining town to get "grub." A letter is brought by a messenger to Bill, saying that his little girl in the east is dying end begging him to come at once. Bill takes... See full summary »

36. 5, 000 Dollar Elopement (1916)

Short, Drama, Western

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Tom, a cowboy, is in love with Vicky, daughter of John Gilmore. Gilmore refuses to give his consent to their marriage. Gilmore has a mortgage due, and draws $5,000 from the town bank. This ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Mix | Stars: Tom Mix, Victoria Forde, Sid Jordan, Chet Ryan

37. 7, 000 Policemen Parade (1916)

Documentary, Short

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More than 7,000 New York policemen marched in the annual parade of the force on Saturday, May 6. Among those who were in the reviewing stand were Police Commissioner Woods and his staff, ... See full summary »

Stars: John Purroy Mitchel, Max F. Schmittberger, Charles S. Whitman, Leonard Wood

38. 99 in the Shade (1907)

Short, Comedy

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A pipe has sprung a leak, a plumber is sent for and arrives at the house with tools and furnace, which is the innocent cause of all the fun. The plumber, after lighting his furnace, happens... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson

39. A 'Model' Wife (1915)

Short, Comedy, Drama

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Robert Blake, whose father has a big dressmaking establishment, is in love with Kitty, who works in her aunt's, Mme. Helene's millinery shop. Blake. Sr., wishes his son to marry Violet, ... See full summary »

Director: Wilfrid North | Stars: Antonio Moreno, Lillian Walker, Louise Beaudet, L. Rogers Lytton

40. A 29-Cent Robbery (1910)

Short, Comedy, Crime

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A marauder visits the home of little Edna Robinson, and is preparing to loot the house when he is frightened away by the entrance of the child. All he managed to take with him was Edna's ... See full summary »

Director: Barry O'Neil | Stars: Marie Eline, Mrs. Grace Eline

41. A 50-Mile Ramble Through the Thousand Islands, St. Lawrence River (1912)

Documentary, Short

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Among the beauty spots of the world that section of the St. Lawrence River which includes the Thousand Islands and the wonderful channels between them, is one of the most unique and ... See full summary »

42. A Baby Did It (1914)

Comedy, Short

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A bachelor and a widow with a baby are living in the same hotel. The bachelor is engaged to a girl in the same town and he is preparing to visit her, when the widow's stay at the hotel is ... See full summary »

Director: Al Christie | Stars: Eddie Lyons, Victoria Forde, Stella Adams

43. A Baby Grand (I) (1916)

Short, Comedy

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Scrooge has never forgiven the elopement of his daughter Nell with Jack, even though the couple have been happily and prosperously married for a year. But even Scrooge's heart relents when ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ellis | Stars: Rose Melville, Frank Minzey, Mary Kennedy, Arthur Albertson

44. A Baby's Shoe (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.1
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The story tells of the young widowed mother of two children who is forced by extreme poverty to part with one of her children, a baby girl, by placing it in a basket on the door steps of a ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Florence Lawrence, Owen Moore, Linda Arvidson, George Nichols

Votes: 74

45. A Baby's Shoe (1912)

Short, Drama

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When Dr. Wilton had waited for his buggy ten minutes, he became impatient. A moment later, when Forest drove up the curb, Dr. Wilton informed him that to be late again would mean dismissal.... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Walter Edwin, Robert Brower, Gertrude McCoy, Helen Coughlin

46. A Bachelor's Children (1918)

50 min | Drama

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Young Hugh Jordan, the nephew of the man who robbed the Winthrop children, is earning his living out west when he comes into the millions of his thieving old uncle. Hugh goes east and ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Scardon | Stars: Harry T. Morey, Florence Deshon, Alice Terry, Denton Vane

47. A Bachelor's Finish (1913)

Short, Comedy

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Bluff and Gruff, bachelors, live .at a boarding house. Bluff is continually drunk. Gruff to give him a scare tells him that the night before, while drunk, he asked their landlady, who is a ... See full summary »

Director: Phillips Smalley | Stars: Chester Barnett, Joseph Belmont

48. A Bachelor's Love (1910)

Short, Drama

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In our story, a physician is plainly in love with his ward, a pretty young miss whose parents died when she was a baby. One day, while she is out riding, her horse is spooked and runs away.... See full summary »

49. A Bachelor's Love Affair (1909)

Short, Comedy, Drama

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Jack Raymond, our hero, (if a bachelor may be called a hero), is past forty-five and not married. He has three rooms, bath and a man servant. Just now he is seated at his table in the ... See full summary »

50. A Bachelor's Persistence (1909)

Short, Drama

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A confirmed bachelor, possessed of all the attributes and characteristics of a charter member of his class, falls a victim to the unerring darts of Dan Cupid and with the same persistence ... See full summary »


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