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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 9, 1939|
|Born:||December 12, 1886||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Ireland||Profession:||Cast ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Director (feature film)
Cast (feature film)
Television personality Jack Paar introduces a series of songs and sketches.
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
A saloon singer fights off smugglers, an escaped con and a Salvation Army officer out to reform her.
A woman recovering from amnesia must choose between her current lover and the husband she''''s forgotten.
Fingers is planning a half-million-dollar bank robbery in gang boss Cobra Collins' territory. Fingers' moll Connie tries to bluff Cobra into thinking the hit won't be for another week when the call comes through saying it's now.
A cop discovers the killer he''''s chasing is his brother.
A theatrical troupe from the west end of London loses its leading lady (Rose Trelawny) when she goes off to marry a rich young man from the other side of town (Arthur Gower). The rest of the play deals with the budding romance and trials and tribulations of their love, as well as the changing face of late-19th-century theatre.
Card shark Lee Rogers overhears Joselyn Poe crying in her furnished room. She is trying to get a dancing job in New York without any luck. He gets her a job as a taxi dancer through which she meets chorus girl Kitty who introduces her to all sorts of cads. Meanwhile Lee, who realizes he loves her, decides to go straight
In this silent film, a barmaid sets out to win the heart of a handsome hero.
A salesgirl becomes a Broadway star and wins the heart of a handsome playboy.
A one-eyed proprietor of a Mandalay bordello attempts to save his innocent daughter from a questionable admiral.
A man facing financial ruin attempts to win back his wife who is considering a divorce.
A benevolent bishop helps the needy during the day, but runs a crime syndicate at night.
Angela comes to Hollywood with only two things: Her dream to become a movie star, and Grandpa. She leaves an Aunt, a brother, Grandma, and her longtime boyfriend back in Centerville. Despite seeing major movie stars around every corner, and knocking on every casting office door in town, at the end of her first day she is still unemployed. To her horror, when she arrives back at their hotel, she finds that Grandpa has been cast in a movie by William DeMille and quickly becomes a star during the ensuing weeks. Her family, worried that Angela and Grandpa are getting into trouble, come to Hollywood to drag them back home. In short order Aunt, Grandma, brother, boyfriend and even the parrot become superstars, but Angela is still unemployed...
Meena, a Pennsylvania Dutch girl, is left wealthy when her parents die. She goes to live with her unpleasant relatives in New York. There she encounters a German count, who, though he believes her to be a servant girl, falls in love with her.
A bandit reforms himself and gives up his baby into better hands. Years later, he attempts to reunite with his daughter without revealing who he is.
John Howard Payne leaves home and begins a career in the theater. Despite encouragement from his mother and his sweetheart, Payne begins to lead a life of dissolute habits, and this soon leads to ruin and misery. In deep despair, he thinks of better days, and writes a song that later provides inspiration to several others in their own times of need.
Writer (feature film)
After a loutish husband comes home drunk and mistreats his wife, he has a dream that causes him to reconsider his actions in this silent short film.
Misc. Crew (short)
This short film provides a nostalgic look at film clips from the Silent Era.
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