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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 2, 1950|
|Born:||July 23, 1884||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Switzerland||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A stodgy professor falls from grace when he's seduced by a nightclub singer.
A married restaurant owner is persuaded to become a bootlegger by a beautiful young girl. When he starts making money at it, she steals it, then runs off with another man. His wife finds out what happened. Complications ensue.
Drama unfolds in a Russian court.
A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.
God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful alchemist. During a plague, Faust despairs and burns his books after failing to stop death; Satan sends Mephisto to tempt Faust, first with insight into treating the plague and then with a day's return to youth. Mephisto is clever, timing the end of this 24 hours as Faust embraces the beautiful Duchess of Parma. Faust trades his soul for youth. Some time later, he's bored, and demands on Easter Sunday that Mephisto take him home. Faust promptly sees and falls in love with the beautiful Gretchen, whose liaison with him brings her dishonor. Is there redemption? Who wins the wager?
Il nipote di Herr Ratt, un ricco ed anziano borghese, vorrebbe mettere in guardia il nonno dalle mire della avida governante del vecchio. A tale scopo gli proietta un film in cui si racconta del ricco Orgon, che sta per essere imbrogliato e derubato da Tartufo, falso ed ipocrita amico di famiglia; ma la truffa viene scoperta da Elmira, moglie di Orgon, che smaschera Tartufo con un altro piccolo imbroglio e rimette le cose al loro posto. In questo modo anche il vecchio Herr Ratt si rende conto di quello che sta accadendo intorno a lui.
Prologue: The murderer "Boss" Huller - after having spent ten years in prison - breaks his silence to tell the warden his story. "Boss", a former trapeze artist, and his wife own a cheap side-show that displays ``erotic sensations''. But he longs for his former glamorous life in the circus. When he meets the orphan Berta-Marie, he falls under her spell and leaves his wife and young son behind. He makes Berta-Marie his partner in a new trapeze number. One day, the famous trapeze artist Artinelli takes note of them and engages them for his trapeze show in Berlin. Their salto mortale becomes an immediate sensation. Calculatedly and cold, Artinelli seduces Berta-Marie and destroys "Boss'" happiness.
The doorman at a luxury hotel faces the shame of being demoted in this classic silent, told with (almost) no title cards .
The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer, who after one look athe owner's pretty daughter, starts writing stories featuring the models, the daughter and himself. In the first, he is a baker, married to the girl, who is a little bit too much flirting with the customers, among them the wezir of sultan Harun Al-Rashid, who has just ordered his execution because the smell from the bakery is drifting to his palce, yet Harun Al-Rashid wants to meet the beautiful girl himself, while an angry baker is trying to get the Sultan's whishing ring to proof he's not a weakling... The second story is about Tzar Ivan the Terrible who likes watching people die together with his court-chemist. When he orders the execution of the chemist, the chemist thinks of a nice revanche, but till the revanche works, a nobleman is murdered, his daughter kidnapped by Ivan and her groom tortured. While writing the third story about Jack the Ripper, he falls asleep and dreams he and the girl are pursuit by that serial killer.
In this silent film, a famed general is led astray by jealousy and an evil underling.
An Ethiopian king offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries.
The story of the ill-fated second wife of the English king Henry VIII, whose marriage to the Henry led to momentous political and religious turmoil in England.
In this silent film, an Egyptian priest terrorizes the Englishman who eloped with his priestess.
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