Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    The Gibson goddess
    Unidentified Paper Print box V
    An attractive young lady at a beach resort draws unwanted attention from a group of unruly young men, so she disguises herself with a long beach coat and plenty of padding. Not recognizing the beauty they had seen earlier, the young men jeer and tease her, all except for a plain-looking sailor, who likes her despite her large size. In the final scene, she...
    • Contributor: West, Dorothy - Afi/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection (Library of Congress) - Bitzer, G. W. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Leonard, Marion - Bruce, Kate - Pickford, Mary ... West, Dorothy - Afi/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection (Library of Congress) - Bitzer, G. W. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Leonard, Marion - Bruce, Kate - Pickford, Mary - Quirk, Billy - Kirkwood, James - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Robinson, Gertrude - Nichols, George - Evans, Frank
    • Date: 1909
  • 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
    A corner in wheat A greedy tycoon decides, on a whim, to corner the world market in wheat. This doubles the price of bread, forcing the grain's producers into charity lines and further into poverty. Shows the differences between the lives of those who work to grow the wheat and the life of the man who dabbles in its sale for profit.
    • Contributor: Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Bruce, Kate - Quirk, Billy - Sennett, Mack - Hart, Ruth - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Bitzer, G. W. ... Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Bruce, Kate - Quirk, Billy - Sennett, Mack - Hart, Ruth - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Bitzer, G. W. - Kirkwood, James - Macpherson, Jeanie - Moore, Owen - Harron, Robert - Nichols, George - West, Dorothy - Woods, Frank E. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Haldeman, Edith - Powell, Frank E. - Arvidson, Linda - Norris, Frank - Egan, Gladys - Butler, William J. - Dillon, Edward - Craig, Charles - Mailes, Charles H. (Charles Hill) - Sweet, Blanche - Henderson, Grace - Robinson, Gertrude - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Miller, W. Christy - Evans, Frank
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    The day after The day after they host a boisterous New Year's Eve party, the Mr. and Mrs. Hilton both suffer remorse and wicked hangovers. They vow never to do it again.
    • Contributor: West, Dorothy - Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Bitzer, G. W. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Sweet, Blanche - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Arvidson, Linda - Leonard, Marion ... West, Dorothy - Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Bitzer, G. W. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Sweet, Blanche - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Arvidson, Linda - Leonard, Marion - Pickford, Mary - Evans, Frank - Miller, W. Christy - Macpherson, Jeanie - Kirkwood, James - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Robinson, Gertrude - Nichols, George - Lehrman, Henry
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    The light that came Grace, a disfigured young woman with two beautiful sisters, Vivian and Daisy, falls in love with Carl Wagner, a blind violinist, and they become engaged. Though she fears losing his love when he sees the scar on her face, Daisy pays for the surgery that restores Carl's sight. After his vision is restored, Vivian and Daisy both vie for Carl's attention, but to no...
    • Contributor: West, Dorothy - Bitzer, G. W. - Bruce, Kate - Hedlund, Guy - O'Sullivan, Tony - Kirkwood, James - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Robinson, Gertrude - Leonard, Marion ... West, Dorothy - Bitzer, G. W. - Bruce, Kate - Hedlund, Guy - O'Sullivan, Tony - Kirkwood, James - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Robinson, Gertrude - Leonard, Marion - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Pickford, Mary - Evans, Frank - Quirk, Billy - Powell, Frank E. - Moore, Owen - Hart, Ruth - Grandon, Francis J. - Nichols, George
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    Lines of white on a sullen sea Emily turns down an offer of marriage from sailor Joe, and accepts sailor Bill. He sails away and soon forgets about his promise to Emily, leaving her to wait for six, long years. Unbeknownst to her, he marries and has a child. She waits, despite entreaties from Joe and the ridicule of her neighbors. Eventually she becomes deathly ill. When Bill returns with his...
    • Contributor: West, Dorothy - Bitzer, G. W. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Kirkwood, James - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Arvidson, Linda - Moore, Owen - Leonard, Marion - Sennett, Mack ... West, Dorothy - Bitzer, G. W. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Kirkwood, James - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Arvidson, Linda - Moore, Owen - Leonard, Marion - Sennett, Mack - Bruce, Kate - Pickford, Mary - Quirk, Billy - Powell, Frank E. - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Robinson, Gertrude - Nichols, George
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    The newlyweds After being jilted by their respective sweethearts, Dick Harcourt and Dora Dean have both become disenchanted with the opposite sex. Unknown to each other, they happen to share a seat on a passenger train. Due to a misunderstanding, the other passengers mistake them for newlyweds. As it happens, Dick is a member of an anti-marriage society, the members of which prepare a protest to...
    • Contributor: Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Barker, Florence - Henderson, Dell - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Bruce, Kate - Quirk, Billy - Sennett, Mack - Hart, Ruth ... Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Barker, Florence - Henderson, Dell - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Bruce, Kate - Quirk, Billy - Sennett, Mack - Hart, Ruth - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Hedlund, Guy - Pickford, Mary - Harron, Robert - Powell, Frank E. - Nichols, George - West, Dorothy - O'Sullivan, Tony - Grandon, Francis J. - Egan, Gladys - Evans, Frank - Craig, Charles - West, Charles H. - Paget, Alfred - Pickford, Jack - Opperman, Frank - Robinson, Gertrude - Miller, W. Christy
    • Date: 1910
  • 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