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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 1, 1940|
|Born:||September 17, 1874||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New Orleans, Louisiana, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
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.
Two factory workers accidentally set sail with an escaped killer.
Michael Linnett Connors takes Molly Adair from Broadway understudy to 1913 Hollywood star. Although she is in love with him, she marries her co-star reckoning wrongly Connors thinks of her only in terms of movies. He fires her in pique, apparently terminally damaging his career.
Rex, a wild stallion, and Rinty, a police dog, are pals. Their master , John Sheldon, is framed for murder, and Alice Ingram plans to race Rex for money to pay for John's legal defense. Meantime, Frank Nolan, who has falsely accused John, sets out to steal Rex for himself.
The government officials of Klopstokia, where everyone has outstanding athletic abilities, decide to enter their country in the Olympic Games.
A grocery clerk goes to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune.
An American ambassador arrives in a small country that is being convulsed by political intrigue and civil unrest. He befriends the young boy who is to be the country's king, to ensure that the boy is prepared to take on the role and also to see that he lives long enough to assume the crown.
Friendly idiots become rivals in a mythical kingdom's revolution.
A count finds his marriage to a queen less than satisfying.
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
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...
An employee in a theater showing Valentino's "The Shiek" daydreams about himself playing Valentino's role.
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.
When The Sportive Banker comes to collect the mortgage from The Girl's Father, he proposes that The Girl could be bartered for the payment. However, The Girl is in love with The Rustic Sweetheart, and to foil The Sportive Banker's plans, she forges a letter purporting that she has been compromised by The Man of Mystery.
A U.S. spy infiltrates the German Army disguised as a woman.
This is a parody of two "Carmen"s, Bizet's opera and a movie (1915) starring Geraldine Farrar. Smugglers come ashore. Their leader sends the gypsy Carmen to lure Don Jose (called Darn Hosiery) away so they can get the contraband to town. There are grand swordfights, deaths, returns to life.
In this silent short, when a doctor eats too much, he dreams that his wife is unfaithful.
Music (feature film)
In this short film, various celebrities take part in a circus performance.
Some of Hollywood's biggest starts are entertained by singing, dancing, acrobatics, and impressions in this short film.
A man tries to help his best friend elope in this comedic short film.
An unlikely Lothario finds himself pursued by many beautiful ladies in this silent short film.
In this short film, two American sailors have a life-changing experience in a Chinese casino.
A harem girl is rescued by a U. S. Navy officer in this silent short film.
Two employees at a department store are charged with a robbery and potential murder in this silent short comedy.
In this short film, a hapless actor ends up in film doing stunts perfectly... all by accident.
In this short film, a family of social climbers interfere with the daughters marriage and conflict between love and greed commences.
Comedy ensues when a mechanical robot is mistaken for a janitor in this silent short film.
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