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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 1, 1938|
|Born:||May 17, 1878||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Shakespeare's classic tale of young lovers from feuding families.
Rose Carlton is the kept woman of Chan Lo, who takes her from walking the streets to pacing the floors of her high rent apartment. Rose ends up killing Chan and boards a ship where burly sea captain Bull Brackett takes a shine to her. When he finds out she killed Chan, he blackmails her into coming
When the daughter of a newspaper publisher is falsely charged with murder, a reporter on her father's paper goes into hiding with her. At first hoping to get an exclusive story, the reporter eventually finds himself falling in love and trying to find the real killer.
Shortly after his arrival from South America to New York, Steven Humbolt is found dead in his apartment at the Savoia Hotel. Inspector Decker Dawes (Conway Tearle) investigates the case and although the cause of death is described as apoplexy, Dawes is convinced it as murder, especially after he learns that Humbolt had been married fifteen times. The widows come from all over the world but three of them live in NYC; Sybilla Crum (Margaret Dumont), a noted evangelist; Carol Manning (Natalie Moorhead), recently remarried to a man named Arnold; and Ruby Cotton (Noel Francis.) A detective is sent to Philadelphia to try to learn the identity of the sender of a box of flowers delivered to Humbolt's room before his death. Dawes calls on Carol Manning Arnold, who says she had married Humbolt five years ago, and that he had disappeared after stealing all her money and she was told he had died in South America. But he had recently shown up trying to blackmail her as she had not told Arnold of the marriage. The autopsy shows that Humbolt was killed by hydrocyanic acid gas and that the broken glass globe, found by Dawes, was a Helmholtz resonator, a well-known device that can be broken by sound-waves. Sybilla Crum goes to the district attorney to try to stop the investigation, while Dawes also learns that, unknown to her husband, Carol maintains an apartment in her maiden name. Dawes hears a radio program featuring The Electric Voice (Ralf Harolde) in which the latter demonstrates the power of sound waves emanating from his voice in breaking glasses, ringing bells and other feats. When the Voice emits a sound that is supposed to break glass, a Helmholtz resonator on Dawes' desk breaks.
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
A young girl falls for her aunt's lover.
A man''''s nagging wife drives him to crime.
The Wrecker wrecks trains on the L & R Railroad. One of his victims is Larry Baker's father. Baker wants to find the evildoer, among a host of suspects, but it will be difficult since the Wrecker can disguise himself to look like almost anyone.
A blackmailer falls in love with his beautiful female victim.
A gold digging cabaret singer is unaware that her latest love is penniless.
A madcap heiress in Paris gets taken in by a fortune-hunting count.
A fake spiritualist helps a businessman gain control of an heiress's fortune.
Hugh Coleman, a poor young man, secretly marries Minna Hart, the daughter of a wealthy banker. Hugh attempts to break the news to Minna's father gently by appearing to ask permission to marry her, but before the truth is revealed, the father staunchly forbids the marriage of his Jewish daughter to a Gentile of no means. When Minna's father is murdered, Hugh becomes the prime suspect.
A chorus girl hopes to rise to stardom and thus accepts the advances of a wealthy man. But she becomes fearful of her reputation and safety. In an attempt to escape the rake's attentions, she hides out with a disparate group of men who room in a house called "The Barn." There she learns that there is more to life than that found on the stage.
A beautiful French actress is the unwitting force behind the suicide of one of her admirers. A scandal erupts, threatening to destroy her reputation.
A flirtatious young woman takes a job in a busy office, where her presence is terribly disruptive. None of the men in the office can concentrate on their jobs while her charms are on display. Of course, she sets her eye on the one man who seems oblivious to her.
Nancy Lee is a well-bred member of the Virginia aristocracy. Her father forbids her marriage to the man she loves for reasons of social inequality. She consents to marry a wealthy man on her social plane in order to help her family out of difficulty, but he eventually leaves her a desolate widow in New York. Her efforts to extricate herself from this dilemma further subject her to shame, and disaster looms unless the young man she loved can save her.
In this silent film, lookalikes from opposite sides of the tracks fall for the same married woman.
Writer (feature film)
During a dream, an inexperienced golfer gets driving advice from golf expert Bobby Jones in this short film. Vitaphone Release 4800.
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