Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Two memories Henry and Marion have a lover's quarrel and part in anger. They do not reconcile, and ten years pass without contact. Marion becomes a society girl and spends her time at parties with her friends. Henry has become very ill and wishes to see Marion one more time. He writes asking her to visit. When she recieves the note, she laughs and tosses it...
    • Contributor: Miles, David - Lawrence, Florence - Bitzer, G. W. - Cumpson, John R. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Avery, Charles - Hendrie, Anita ... Miles, David - Lawrence, Florence - Bitzer, G. W. - Cumpson, John R. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Avery, Charles - Hendrie, Anita - Leonard, Marion - Sennett, Mack - Pickford, Mary - Prior, Herbert - Moore, Owen - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Robinson, Gertrude
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    The lonely villa Mr. and Mrs. Cullison and their three daughters live in a beautiful, large home out in the country. When Mr. Cullison is called away, leaving his wife and daughters alone in the house, a gang of thieves break in and threaten the family. When his car breaks down, not far from the house, Mr. Cullison calls home and discovers that his family is in...
    • Contributor: Mersereau, Violet - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Hendrie, Anita - Leonard, Marion - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Bitzer, G. W. - O'Sullivan, Tony ... Mersereau, Violet - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Hendrie, Anita - Leonard, Marion - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Bitzer, G. W. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Kirkwood, James - Pickford, Mary - Moore, Owen - Miles, David - Taylor, Stanner E. V. - De Garde, Adele - Cumpson, John R. - Avery, Charles - Egan, Gladys - Prior, Herbert - Marvin, Arthur W. - Afi/Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress) - Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress) - Lorde, AndrĂ© De
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    The necklace The Kendricks are a young couple, excited to have been invited to an important social event. Mrs. Kendrick buys a new gown and borrows a jeweled necklace from a friend. At the ball, the necklace it is stolen, and the Kendricks spend their whole lives and go deeply into debt to replace it, even though, unbeknownst to them, the necklace is only costume jewelry....
    • Contributor: Miles, David - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Quirk, Billy - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - King, Rose - Bitzer, G. W. - Kirkwood, James ... Miles, David - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Quirk, Billy - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - King, Rose - Bitzer, G. W. - Kirkwood, James - Harris, Caroline - Pickford, Lottie - Pickford, Mary - Moore, Owen - Inslee, Charles (Charles E.) - Lawrence, Florence - O'Sullivan, Tony - Longfellow, Stephanie - Powell, Frank E. - Avery, Charles - Prior, Herbert - Marvin, Arthur W. - Maupassant, Guy De - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    The peachbasket hat
    Peach-basket hat
    Mr. Jones and Mrs. Jones are reading the morning paper. He reads an article about a kidnapping by gypsies. She spots an ad for hats. Upon leaving the house, Mr. Jones sees a family of gypsies reading the neighbor's palm, and returns to warn the maid. Later, Mrs. Jones goes hat shopping, leaving the baby with the maid, who invites the gypsies into the...
    • Contributor: Lawrence, Florence - Bitzer, G. W. - Woods, Frank E. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Cumpson, John R. - Mersereau, Violet - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Arvidson, Linda ... Lawrence, Florence - Bitzer, G. W. - Woods, Frank E. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Cumpson, John R. - Mersereau, Violet - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Arvidson, Linda - Hendrie, Anita - Avery, Charles - Leonard, Marion - Moore, Owen - Pickford, Mary - Prior, Herbert - Marvin, Arthur W. - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Macpherson, Jeanie - Harron, Robert
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    The taming of the shrew
    Taming of a shrew | Unidentified Phoenix Public Library no. 45755: costume drama
    "Two suitors have come to the home of the popular Bianca to court her. But her bad-tempered sister Katharina interrupts, deals with the men roughly and chases them out. Later she also assaults her music teacher. Only Petruchio, just arrived in town, wants to court Katharina. Her father eagerly agrees to arrange a wedding, and soon Petruchio and Katharina are locked in a battle...
    • Contributor: Inslee, Charles (Charles E.) - Lawrence, Florence - Bitzer, G. W. - Hedlund, Guy - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Solter, Harry L. - Lucas, Wilfred - Arvidson, Linda - Avery, Charles ... Inslee, Charles (Charles E.) - Lawrence, Florence - Bitzer, G. W. - Hedlund, Guy - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Solter, Harry L. - Lucas, Wilfred - Arvidson, Linda - Avery, Charles - Sennett, Mack - Biograph Company - Butler, William J. - Macpherson, Jeanie - Marvin, Arthur W. - Gebhardt, George - Phoenix Public Library Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Gauntier, Gene - Shakespeare, William
    • Date: 1908
  • Film, Video
    The Cardinal's conspiracy "A princess will have nothing to do with a neighboring prince her father, the king, has chosen for her. The Cardinal suggests that the prince disguise himself as a guard, and arranges for him to save the princess from three thugs. She falls in love with him, and the Cardinal underscores his advantage by having the prince imprisoned. The princess, of course, does all...
    • Contributor: Lawrence, Florence - King, Rose - Bitzer, G. W. - O'Moore, Barry - Cumpson, John R. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Kirkwood, James - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Avery, Charles ... Lawrence, Florence - King, Rose - Bitzer, G. W. - O'Moore, Barry - Cumpson, John R. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Kirkwood, James - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Avery, Charles - Moore, Owen - Pickford, Lottie - Pickford, Mary - Quirk, Billy - Johnson, Arthur V. - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Powell, Frank E.
    • Date: 1909