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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 26, 1957|
|Born:||September 29, 1887||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Australia||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A compilation of funny moments from the top comedians of the silent era.
A compilation of clips from the great comedians of the silent era.
A doctor exiled from England becomes a pirate of the Caribbean.
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. As the three await news of his rescue at a mountain cabin, they recall incidents from five years earlier and why they were forced to give up their son.
Robin Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men when King John reverts to tyranny.
An orphaned girl changes the lives of those she encounters at a remote estate.
A Frenchman imprisoned during the Napoleonic wars escapes to prove his innocence.
An unhappily married woman falls in love with her niece's fiance.
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
A young British nobleman comes back from fighting in the War of the Roses to discover that his father has been murdered by an old family friend who is now an outlaw. However, he becomes suspicious about the exact circumstances of his father's death and determines to find out exactly what happened.
A harried, overworked advertising executive is being pursued romantically by one of his clients, a successful perfume magnate ... and his former fiancée. The latest client of the agency is a psychiatrist and author of a new book. When the executive goes over to discuss the ad campaign, the psychiatrist turns out to be a woman. But what does he really need? Romance? Or analysis?
A couple tries a hand at romance while their respective families are busy feuding.
A runaway bride meets her match in a handsome fireman.
Cecily Harrington (Sylvia Sidney), struggling along on a small allowance, wins a fortune in a lottery. She decides to travel rather than marrying her fiance Nigel Lawrence (John Howard.) A stranger, Manuel Cortez (John Hodiak), comes to rent her flat and she falls in love with him, and they are married. For their honeymoon, they go to an isolated English college where she, unlike the audience, doesn't realize she has married a fortune-hunting Bluebeard with a few murdered wives in his past. The question is will she be able to repent in leisure her decision to marry in haste.
Sherlock Holmes signs on to protect a priceless diamond from jewel thieves.
The Bronte sisters and their brother fight personal demons to realize their artistic ambitions.
A servant girl''''s passion for plumbing shocks London society.
A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
A man remains young and handsome while his portrait shows the ravages of age and sin.
A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer.
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders.
An eager scientist (John Carradine) tests his new formula for invisibility on an escaped fugitive (Jon Hall). When the formula works the criminal runs off to terrorize a family he believes cheated him out of a fortune years earlier.
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
The inhabitants of a boarding house fear the new lodger is Jack the Ripper.
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.
A vampire terrorizes a British family during World War II.
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
Aspiring actors sharing a New York apartment follow a strict "no romance" policy.
An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
A reformed criminal hunts Nazi spies in London during the Blitz.
A 300-year-old witch wreaks havoc when she falls in love with a young politician.
An American playboy is sent to a British boarding school to learn discipline.
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
In the shadows of the night Dudley Wolff (Paul Harvey), his secretary Alfred Dunning (Robert Emmett Keane), and his doctor, Haggard (Henry Wilcoxin), bury a body in the estate cemetary. At the house, Wolff's daughter Catherine (Marjorie Weaver) arrives unexpectedly and tells her step-mother Anne Wolff (Helene Reynolds) that she has just been married to Roger Blake (Richard Derr) who will be along in a few days. Cathy retires and is awakened by a mysterious assailant who fires a shot at her, but her parents tell her she was just dreaming. Wolff goes to the cemetary and finds the body missing. The scared Cathy calls in fast-talking private detective Mike Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) and, since her father doesn't like detectives, she introduces him as her husband. That evening Shayne hears a shot and finds that Haggard has been killed. While the police are questioning the family, the lights go out and a shot is fired from outside.
A woman defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.
Newsman Mitch and teletype operator Jennifer, whose job is to see he doesn't send innapropriate stuff out of the country, dodge bombs during the blitz of London while falling in love.
A scientist's investigations into the nature of good and evil turn him into a murderous monster.
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
A wealthy wallflower suspects her penniless playboy husband of murder.
A woman on the verge of divorce recalls her heartbreaking attempts to adopt a child.
Inspector Cork pursues a bank robber who serves in the army and receives facial injuries. After plastic surgery he shows up as a bank president planning an enormous robbery.
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson realizes that Griffin is the brother of the original Invisible Man and has given Geoffrey the formula to aid his escape. Can Geoffrey elude the police dragnet and track down the real murderer? More importantly, can Griffin discover an antidote before the invisibility formula drives Geoffrey insane?
A merchant ship's crew tries to survive the loneliness of the sea and the coming of war.
Songwriters Calhoun and Harrigan get Katie and Lily Blane to introduce a new one. Lily goes to England, and Katy joins her after the boys give a new song to Nora Bayes. All are reunited when the boys, now in the army, show up in England.
Out of work vaudevillians join the army in WWI and head for France.
A crusader returns to his Western hometown to root out corruption.
A British doctor hires an injured ballerina as a nanny for his son.
An Irish convict escapes an Australian prison to organize a revolution.
Card sharps Chipper Morgan (Preston Foster) and Darby Randall (Arthur Treacher) pick the wrong victim, Detective Willis (Alan Dinehart), on a transatlantic crossing, and are arrested upon docking in New York and returned up the river to Rockwell Prison, their old alma mater. They had played brilliant football for "dear old Pen" during their prior semesters, and prison coach Slim Nelson (Slim Summerville) is happy to see them back for graduate work, especially with the annual grudge game with Larson State Pen coming up. Willis, who has been named the new warden for Rockwell, gives them soft jobs and then places a large bet on the Larson eleven. Both Chipper and Darby feel badly about the raw deal handed fellow "student" Tommy Grant (Tony Martin) and his sweetheart, Helen (Phyllis Brooks), who were innocently caught up in a phoney pension racket ran by swindlers Jeffrey Mitchell (Sidney Toler) and Ray Douglas (Robert Allen), and were both jailed. When Phyllis is released from Stillwell Prison for Women, she tells Tommy about the two men and their racket, and he decides to escape, even though he has only a month more to serve, and put an end to their scheme. He plans his break for the night of the prison's "varsity show" and tells Chipper and Darby, who promise to help him. But the pair tie up Tommy and make the break themselves, dressed as women. They go to Springfield, save the victim's money, get a confession from Mitchell and Douglas clearing Tommy and Helen, turn them over to the sheriff...and race back to Rockwell to find their team behind 14-9 late in the game. Can they lead old Rockwell to a comeback victory?
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
A madcap heiress upsets the staid existence of a straitlaced scientist.
Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help his cellmate (Ames) escape and thereby get the goods on a gang of international killers.
A lady lumberjack falls for one of her workers, not realizing it's a business rival in disguise.
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.
An officer''s wife at a British outpost in Africa falls for another man.
The bailiff charged with disposing of a financially strapped widow's estate pretends to be her butler.
A cartoonist pokes fun at his widowed father's future in-laws.
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
A Hungarian countess seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
Charles Dickens'''' classic story of two men in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.
A Victorian wife contemplates leaving her insane husband for a romantic gypsy.
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
Algy, Bulldog Drummond's right-hand-man, is getting married. Bulldog attends; on the way home, in the fog, he enters the (apparently deserted) mansion of Prince Achmed in search of a phone. He finds none, but he does find a body - which disappears when he summons a bobby. Bodies keep disappearing as Drummond keeps summoning the authorities, particularly his long-suffering upstairs neighbor, Captain Nielsen; the ever faithful Algy also finds his wedding night disrupted by, among other things, some emergency code-breaking. And of course, there's a beautiful woman there's always a beautiful woman in this case, Gwen, who turns out to be the daughter of the dead man who started all this.
A British army troop fights off Arab snipers while holed up in an oasis.
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
Sherlock Holmes is called in to solve the case when secret society members start dropping like flies.
A trip through the looking glass and down a rabbit hole sends an English girl into a world of fantastic characters and strange potions.
A man fights to keep the family department store open during the Depression.
A British family survives war and changing times.
A milquetoast kills for money and finds it a hard habit to break.
Wilkie and Mitchell, trying to desert their draft into the army, stow away on a ship which takes them into the war zone. While AWOL, the rivals for Mary's affections accidently destroy an ammunition dump.
A World War I pilot thought dead turns up after the mother of his child has married.
Colin Clive, Ian Maclaren, David Manners, Billy Bevan, Anthony Bushell. James Whale''s powerful anti-war drama is set in the trenches of the Western front during WWI and focuses on a troop commander (Colin Clive) who is forced to follow military orders which will mean certain death for his men. Based on the play by R.C. Sheriff
A small town girl who wants to be movie star wins a contract based on a studio mix-up.
A young man in a small town is accused of being a thief. Unable to prove his innocence, he leaves town and goes to Hollywood to become an actor.
Rival taxi companies compete for business in this comedic short.
A best man shows up late at a wedding, and almost ends the marriage before it has begun in this short film.
In this short silent comedy, a traveling salesmen sets his friend up on a blind date.
A golf enthusiast wreaks havoc on a private country club in this short silent comedy.
In this silent short comedy, a king sends his agents to the U.S. to kidnap a man and bring him back to his island to marry his daughter.
Two men impersonate ice-delivery men in a suburban town in this silent short comedy.
A gloomy New Jersey office worker is at first excited about a transfer to Hollywood, until he hits the road with his family in this silent short film.
An eccentric inventor comes into conflict with an oil baron after creating a car that runs on radio waves in this short silent comedy.
In this short silent comedy, two competing auto repair shops hold a no-holds-barred cross-country race.
An heiress advertises that she will marry the man with the most interesting mustache in this short silent comedy.
In this short film, a family of social climbers interfere with the daughters marriage and conflict between love and greed commences.
A garage owner attempts to win over a girl, with outrageous consequences in this silent short comedy.
A dancing instructor gets involved with a newly rich family in this silent comedic short.
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