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 faded lilies
    Faded lillies
    "Francois, a hunchback violinist, performs at a society party and is given a bouquet of lilies by a young woman in appreciation. He takes the gift a sign of love, and when he realizes his mistake, he loses his mind. A doctor treating him persuades the young lady to pretend an affection for him. But when the recovering musician discovers the deception, he stops...
    • Contributor: Miles, David - Bitzer, G. W. - Prior, Herbert - O'Sullivan, Tony - Kirkwood, James - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Pickford, Mary ... Miles, David - Bitzer, G. W. - Prior, Herbert - O'Sullivan, Tony - Kirkwood, James - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Pickford, Mary - Quirk, Billy - Marvin, Arthur W. - Moore, Owen - Egan, Gladys - Powell, Frank E. - Mailes, Charles H. (Charles Hill)
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    His duty It's Bob Allen's twenty-first birthday. His mother and his brother Jack, a policeman present him with a cap, personalized with his initals in the lining. Jack then goes to work and Bob goes out also. Later in the evening, Jack is called to the scene of a robbery, where he finds the cap with his brother's initials. Dismayed by the idea that his brother...
    • Contributor: Miles, David - Mersereau, Violet - Bitzer, G. W. - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Leonard, Marion - Bruce, Kate - Pickford, Mary - Marvin, Arthur W. - Moore, Owen - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Harron, Robert - 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
    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