Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    The country doctor Dr. Harcourt's daughter, Edith, falls sick. While treating her, the doctor is summoned to the sickbed of a poor neighbor's daughter who is also gravely ill. The doctor is torn between his duty, and concern for his own daughter's welfare. Duty wins out and he rushes to the bedside of the neighbor's child, promising his distraught wife that he will return home as soon...
    • Contributor: Lawrence, Florence - King, Rose - Bitzer, G. W. - De Garde, Adele - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Bruce, Kate - Pickford, Mary - Egan, Gladys - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Powell, Frank E.
    • 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
    Through the breakers
    Unidentified Tayler no. 10: Those who pay | Those who pay
    Happily married, Mr. and Mrs. Normand are soon blessed with a child. Unfortunately, as the baby grows up, the Normands become less interested in the child, and more interested in their social lives. By the age of eight, their child is being cared for mostly by the governess. Alone and neglected, the child becomes seriously ill. Alarmed and remorseful, Mr. Normand begs his wife...
    • Contributor: Afi/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection (Library of Congress) - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Leonard, Marion - Bruce, Kate - Quirk, Billy - Sennett, Mack - Hart, Ruth - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) ... Afi/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection (Library of Congress) - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Leonard, Marion - Bruce, Kate - Quirk, Billy - Sennett, Mack - Hart, Ruth - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Lehrman, Henry - Bitzer, G. W. - Kirkwood, James - Crisp, Donald - Pickford, Lottie - Macpherson, Jeanie - Moore, Owen - Harron, Robert - Nichols, George - De Garde, Adele - Evans, Frank - Craig, Charles - Henderson, Grace - Robinson, Gertrude
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    What's your hurry? At a birthday party, the father of the house is given a double-barrel shotgun, over which he is most enthusiastic. Meanwhile, his daughter recieves a letter saying that her boyfriend will be home from college early. When the boyfriend arrives and see the shotgun, he misunderstands and departs in terror. He runs into people, knocks them down, breaks things, and finally is brought back...
    • Contributor: Mersereau, Violet - Bitzer, G. W. - De Garde, Adele - O'Sullivan, Tony - McCoy, Bessie - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Pickford, Lottie - West, Dorothy - Bernard, Dorothy ... Mersereau, Violet - Bitzer, G. W. - De Garde, Adele - O'Sullivan, Tony - McCoy, Bessie - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Pickford, Lottie - West, Dorothy - Bernard, Dorothy - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Bruce, Kate - Pickford, Mary - Quirk, Billy - Sennett, Mack - Egan, Gladys - Robinson, Gertrude - Nichols, George - Evans, Frank
    • Date: 1909