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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 15, 1949|
|Born:||April 1, 1885||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Kansas City, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A compilation of funny moments from the top comedians of the silent era.
A pair of thieves swindle their way through the gay ''''90s.
An aging convict tries to keep his daughter from following in his footsteps.
A teenager thinks her father is involved with a fiery Latin singer.
A punch-drunk prizefighter living on the Bowery takes in an orphaned boy.
A western bandit is reformed by his love for a little girl.
Two Navy vets compete to see whose son is the bigger hero.
A bandit from the gold fields moves to San Francisco and tries to go straight.
A small-town butcher has problems coping with meat rationing.
A retired Marine gets caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign.
A horse thief marries for profit, but doesn't reckon with his wife's determination to reform him.
An old-time cavalry sergeant's resistance to change could cost him his post.
A Mexican outlaw reforms to help an old friend and a pair of young lovers.
A fishing boat captain searches for romance in hopes of improving his financial picture.
Outlaw pals are tempted to go straight.
A miner fights his way across Death Valley to beat out the competition.
A Yankee soldier becomes a spy with the help of a beautiful woman.
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
An old sailor is duped into joining the Navy, where he runs into a longtime rival.
A broken down veterinarian saves a stable boy's prize racehorse.
An old bandit reforms when he meets his long-lost son.
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade.
A small-town drunk catches a temperance campaigner in dirty dealings.
A fiery Cuban woman guides an emissary from the U.S. president through the jungles of war-torn Cuba.
A ne''''er-do-well discovers a fortune but can''''t spend it.
In his only comedy, Eugene O'Neill captures the trials of growing up in small-town America.
An army sergeant inspires his son to become an ace flyer.
A sea captain caught in a romantic triangle has to fight off modern-day pirates.
A circus performer searches for the son his wife stole from him.
A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue.
Rousing biography of the bandit chief who led the battle for Mexican independence.
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a young boy out to foil pirates and find a buried treasure.
A lady tugboat captain tries to help two young lovers come together.
"In the Gay Nineties New York had grown up into bustles and balloon Sleeves ... but The Bowery had grown younger, louder and more rowdy until it was known as the 'Livest Mile on the face of the globe' ... the cradle of men who were later to be famous." The scene opens in a saloon named "Nigger Joe's" ...
A simple-minded wrestler falls for a woman with a dark secret.
Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through scandal and heartache.
Two naval air force officers carry their rivalry from the skies to the bedroom.
A broken-down prizefighter battles to keep custody of his son.
A secret society funds the investigation of a bootlegging gang.
Two crusty waterfront characters try to protect their daughter from a terrible secret.
Romantic biography of Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind and her famous affairs.
An attempted prison break leads to a riot.
A devoted sailor jeopardizes his love life for love of the sea.
A town marshal struggles to capture a rebellious kid turned outlaw.
After killing her treacherous step-father, a girl tries to escape the country with a young vagabond. She dresses as a boy, they hop freight trains, quarrel with a group of hobos, and steal a car in their attempt to escape the police, and reach Canada.
David Sheldon owns a plantation in the Solomon Islands. Many of his field hands die of blackwater fever, and then he becomes sick himself. Joan Lackland, a female soldier of fortune, arrives by schooner in the islands. With the help of her Kanaka crew, she protects David from an attack by the natives who are led by Googomy. Joan nurses David back to health and becomes his business partner, protecting his mortgaged property from two avaricious moneylenders. Seeking vengeance, the moneylenders incite the natives to revolt.
In this silent film, a scientist tries to prove the existence of dinosaurs in South America.
In this silent film, a chance separation throws young lovers into the dregs of society.
Gladstone Smith, a fearful young reporter, gets on the wrong side of a murderous criminal and flees to Alaska, along with the killer's wife, who is equally frightened of her husband. But the murderer pursues them to the frozen north and Gladstone must overcome his cowardice in order to overcome his nemesis.
In this silent film, an English noble sold into slavery escapes and turns himself into a pirate king.
A battle of wills develops between two Russian revolutionaries, one of whom wants to destroy everything connected with the old order, and the other of whom wants to accomplish his goals with as little bloodshed as possible.
Amid big-budget medieval pageantry, King Richard goes on the Crusades leaving his brother Prince John as regent, who promptly emerges as a cruel, grasping, treacherous tyrant. Apprised of England's peril by message from his lady-love Marian, the dashing Earl of Huntingdon endangers his life and honor by returning to oppose John, but finds himself and his friends outlawed, and Marian apparently dead. Enter Robin Hood, acrobatic champion of the oppressed, laboring to set things right through swash buckling feats and cliffhanging perils!
In Shanghai, an American girl smuggling opium is put under surveillance by an American agent disguised as a mining engineer. The two fall in love, and she determines to get out of the drug business, but she is afraid of the man who is the head of the drug ring she worked for.
Two Mounties pursue a suspected killer they both love.
Men in three different ages each face off against a burly villain for love of a woman.
In this silent film, a young Argentine fights for France, his father''''s country, in World War I.
A young soldier is discharged from the service and has trouble making a living. However, when he inherits a great deal of money, he finds his troubles only beginning.
What's the difference between a primitive (such as Hopi Indians or Richard Marshall the Fifth's two-fisted pioneer ancestors) and a sophisticate (in this case Richard Marshall V, raised in Monte Carlo playing polo in spats and a monocle)? Richard meets up with some Americans abroad who can't believe he's an American too. He's invited to sail with them to Galveston and then head for Hopi land in Arizona. Little does Richard know that he's stumbled onto a diamond-smuggling operation, that one of the yachting party is in the secret service on the trail of Van Holkar, their host, and that soon all of Richard's instinctual mettle will be tested, mettle he didn't know he had.
In this silent film, an Indian guide tries to help two sisters caught up in the French and Indian War.
An overweight sheriff helps a young man falsely accused of theft.
Achmet Bey, a Turkish chieftain, catches one of his many wives in adultery and murders her lover. Throwing aside the cuckolding wife, he abducts his harem an innocent girl. However, a brave American who loves her comes to her rescue.
A young man infiltrates the underworld by pretending to be a convicted burglar. While undercover, he meets a young woman who turns out to be no more a part of gangland than he, but with similar reasons for disguising herself.
Axel Heyst, an uncommitted wanderer, has settled on an island in the South Seas. He takes pity on a troubled young woman, Lena, and gives her refuge on her island. But the piratical Mr. Jones, who believes Heyst has treasure buried on his island, leads his cohorts in an invasion of Heyst's haven.
At the outbreak of the First World War, a mother and one of her two daughters are captured and debased at the hands of the Germans. The other daughter goes from America to find them in war torn Belgium.
Producer (feature film)
This promotional short film offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "The Bad Man of Brimstone" (1937).
Child star Jackie Cooper and his friends have a Christmas party at the MGM Studios and are served dinner by many of MGM's top stars.
In this silent short film, a judge accidentally marries a young innocent into a hard-living Irish family.
Comedy ensues when a mechanical robot is mistaken for a janitor in this silent short film.
A greedy guardian attempts to thwart the marriage of his ward in this short silent comedy.
Misc. Crew (short)
This short film takes a look at the history and different jobs of the Hollywood sound department.
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