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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 11, 1943|
|Born:||August 11, 1867||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Marietta, Ohio, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
A news man''''s political investigations land him in prison.
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
Conman Dud McNair and his girl arrive in Carsin Town to find they have been sold worthless oil wells. The place is thriving and Dud soon eases himself in as half owner of a saloon. But his partner is playing a cagey and more deadly game. He is in jail so any lawlessness will be blamed on McNair.
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
An ex-con becomes a daredevil photojournalist.
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
A night-club singer on the lam marries a South American rubber planter to escape the law.
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
A young girl is marooned on a desert island after her ship sinks. A tramp steamer sailing near the site of the wreckage recovers some valuable emeralds. When the woman is found on the island, some of the crew members plot to steal the emeralds.
Three youngsters get mixed up in a crucial Civil War battle.
King Richard the Lionhearted launches a crusade to preserve Christianity in Jerusalem.
A constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young pair comes along.
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
A gangster helps an old apple-vendor pose as a society woman to fool her visiting daughter.
A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader, John Madison, encounters a faith healer and uses him to scam the gullible public of funds for a supposed chapel. But when a real healing takes place, a change comes over the gang.
Natty Bumppo, known as Hawk-Eye, is a frontiersman in the American wilderness. Together with his Indian friends Chingachgook and Uncas, he fights battles against nefarious white soldiers as well as the vicious Indian Magua and his cohorts.
An engineer at the throttle of a locomotive speeding through a tunnel sees the lights of a train approaching from the other end. Although the signals say the track is clear, he still sees the train's lights. He grinds the train to a halt, derailing it. He survives, but many passengers are killed. He is fired in disgrace, but sets out to prove his innocence by finding the "phantom express."
A logger defies his father to court a showgirl.
The government officials of Klopstokia, where everyone has outstanding athletic abilities, decide to enter their country in the Olympic Games.
A young man goes into the wrestling ring to win a pretty lady trainer.
A child of divorce raises eyebrows when she goes to Paris to live with her estranged mother.
A young sailor falls for the captain's daughter.
Romantic rivals vie to be the first to fly to the South Pole.
A gold-digging secretary sets out to lure her boss from his straying wife.
In this biography the simple backwoods boy rises to become one of America''''s most beloved presidents.
The star of a minstrel show is accused of killing his romantic rival.
New York, 1980: airplanes have replaced cars, numbers have replaced names, pills have replaced food, government-arranged marriages have replaced love, and test tube babies have replaced ... well, you get the idea. Scientists revive a man struck by lightning in 1930; he is rechristened "Single O". He is befriended by J-21, who can't marry the girl of his dreams because he isn't "distinguished" enough -- until he is chosen for a 4-month expedition to Mars by a renegade scientist. The Mars J-21, his friend, and stowaway Single O visit is full of scantily clad women doing Busby Berkeley-style dance numbers and worshiping a fat middle-aged man.
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
An egotistical polo player has to redeem himself after he's kicked off the U.S. team.
Prejudice keeps a free spirit from the man she loves, triggering a series of tragedies.
Set in Ireland and notable today as the first movie in which John Wayne is clearly visible, a spectator at the steeplechase. He knocks the fence down and leads the other spectators toward the winning horse.
A woman comes between two clans of Scots.
In this silent film, the son of a millionaire wants to prove he can be successful without the help of his father.
Mamie (Marion Davies), an orphan girl who was abused in the orphanage, is taken in by Mrs. Caldwell (Hedda Hopper), a kindly woman with a young son named Alexander (John Huff). Mamie hits it off with the lad, and nicknames him "Zander". When Mrs. Caldwell dies, the authorities decree that the boy must be placed in the same orphanage where Mamie was mistreated. Horrified, Mamie determines to see to it that the boy will be spared the same treatment that she had to suffer.
In this silent film, a young innocent enlists for World War I service but soon learns the horrors of war.
A lighthouse keeper raises a child he found in a ship''''s wreckage.
In this silent film, a young woman turns Hollywood upside down in her search for stardom.
Cowhand Jim Cleve is wrongly accused of murder and rescued by Jack Kells, leader of a band of Idaho outlaws known as the Border Legion. But when the Legion takes Joan Randall prisoner and leaves Cleve to guard her, he realizes that he cannot remain part of an outlaw band and decides to rescue Joan.
German-American Karl and French-American Jules are in love with Angela when each returns to his country as war breaks out. She sails for France and while there is nearly raped by Karl as the Germans invade. She is later arrested for sending secret messages to Jules but Karl defends her. Both are saved from execution by the arrival of the French forces and Count Jules
Fishermaid Marcia Manot finds an emerald which once belonged to a Norse queen and is cursed. Greedy American Silas Martin marries her, then sets her up for divorce. She kills him and weds his business manager Sterling, but a detective learns about Silas' death.
Cortez sends Alvarado to Montezuma who throws him into a dungeon from which he is rescued by Tecza who loves him. He is recaptured when her lover Guatemoco finds Alvarado hiding in her chambers. Tecza next leads Cortez into the city, thus causing the destruction of her nation and securing the love of Alvarado.
This silent melodrama is set against the 1840s westward migration of the Mormons. Dora, a young woman, and her family are saved from an Indian attack by a Mormon community traveling to Utah. They join the wagon train. Dora is pursued by two men, one a recent convert, the other a scheming elder with a stable of wives. The Mormon elder wants her in his harem. When the mother kills herself from revulsion toward polygamy, the daughter must consider her own future and the man she loves. One of Mae Murray's few surviving films, this was intended by Robert Leonard to be a thoughtful drama about the goods and evils of Mormonism, but today it is generally considered pure anti-Mormon propaganda.
Oliver Twist, a boy born in the poorhouse, lives on the streets. He meets a young thief called the Artful Dodger who introduces him to Fagin - leader and teacher of a gang of youthful pickpockets. Oliver, however grateful for being taken in, is not a thief and cannot live like one. Ultimately he finds decent people who help to bring him into his own.
In World War I an English officer is inspired to fulfill his mission when he finds the decayed sword of Joan of Arc who appears to him in a vision. The story goes back through her leadership of the French Army and her burning at the stake.
In this silent version of the classic tale, a cyclone transports Dorothy to the land of Oz.
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