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Director (feature film)
Ben Wilson, a simple country boy, tries to make a go of it in the big city. He manages with difficulty until chance offers up a job singing in a cafe. His rendition of the song 'Sweet Adeline' brings him great success, especially with a girl named Adeline.
David Warrington is an old-fashioned boy, not very familiar with modern girls. When the girl of his dreams lets her kiss him, he thinks that seals their betrothal. But when he finds out that she has other ideas, David tries a trickier method of winning her for his bride.
In this silent film, a minor-league baseball player gets his shot at the big leagues.
A rural youngster uses the strength he has developed handling egg crates in a shipping office to carry him to success in the boxing ring.
Soldier Ulysses S. Grant Briggs is proud of being named after the famed Civil War general and president, and swears to live up to the original Grant's ideals in all ways. But when the girl he loves is endangered, Briggs is forced to choose between rescuing her and keeping faith with military regulations.
Bill Henry Jenkins is a country boy on the lookout for a good career. He faces numerous obstacles, including losing his sales job when his bicycle is lost. A bigtime poker game turns out to be the key to Bill Henry's success.
A young man working in a steel mill falls in love with an old Scotsman's daughter. The young man saves the life of the steel-mill owner and is adopted by him. But then he learns that the Scotsman and the mill owner are mortal enemies.
Raised in a circus company, a young girl finds herself unhappily out of place at an upper class finishing school. She struggles to fit in with the young ladies of society, but it is her handiness with dangerous animals that finally breaks her through.
Nancy, a naive young girl who works backstage at a musical-comedy theatre, learns from the chorus girls the notion of winning a man by the seductive method of "vamping" him. She tries the method on the shy minister she loves, and it works. They marry and resettle in a mining town where a German operative foments dissension amongst the miners. Nancy is called upon to use her vamping technique once more to get the best of the German spy.
Cast (feature film)
A famous actress has to win over her ready-made family when she weds a shipping magnate.
Three brothers in the French foreign legion fight off murderous Arabs and a sadistic sergeant.
A series of romantic complications ensue between two brothers in the U.S. Navy and two sisters.
A woman refuses to give up on the man she loves, even after he marries someone else.
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
A manicurist uses her beauty and emery board to snag a rich husband.
When a small-town girl's boyfriend leaves in disgrace, gossips spread false reports of her pregnancy.
An ex-convict tries to connect with the daughter who doesn't even know he exists.
A sleazy lawyer's female assistant sets out to end his cheating ways.
A dance-band leader finds love and success in Brazil.
A stage struck girl travels to New York determined to make it on Broadway.
Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey play a couple of broke, hungry vaudevillians who are holed up in a hotel room with a few (tame) lions. They are hired by a movie producer who wishes to send them and their lions to Africa with a great naturalist, in order to make a jungle picture. An earlier expedition by this same naturalist was a failure, because she is afraid of animals. They all head to Africa and the lions are not mentioned again. Once in the jungle they have to fend off the amorous advances of the naturalist, of a vine-swinging native girl, and of a gorilla. They then run into the fearsome Amazon tribe, made up entirely of nubile females. Eventually they disguise themselves as Amazons to avoid being "loved to death." But these disguises lead to further difficulties when the all-male tribe of Tarzans show up for their annual mating ritual with the Amazons.
After Nero burns the city, a Roman official falls for a Christian accused of setting the fire.
Algy, a British youth of ideals, is sent to America for an arranged marriage with a wealthy heiress. He goes, but reluctantly, for he is actually in love with the daughter of his vicar. The heiress, however, has a surprise in store.
Allegorical film about peace. A king starts a war, many of the women are against it, people are pressed into service. A count has constructed a submarine and gets the order to sink an ocean liner, that is also carrying - supposedly - ammunition for the enemy. The count refuses to fire the torpedos, and sinks the submarine. He survives, but in a limbo between death and life where he meets Jesus, who takes him over to preach peace. Naturally the king arrests him and sentences him to death for treason, but then Jesus shows him the real face of war.
Writer (feature film)
In this silent short comedy, a divorced woman living with her second husband must convince her aunt she is still married to her first to inherit a large sum of money.
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