Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Fate's turning
    Fate's turning, the disaster of a false step averted
    John Lawson, Jr. has taken over the family business due to the illness of his father, and he has suffered a nervous breakdown. His father,regaining health, suggests the son take a rest at a summer hotel. John bids adieu to his fiancee, only to become smitten by Mary, a pretty hotel waitress. He promises to marry her. John is called home urgently when his...
    • Contributor: West, Dorothy - Bitzer, G. W. - General Film Company - Pickford, Lottie - West, Charles H. - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Arvidson, Linda - Crisp, Donald ... West, Dorothy - Bitzer, G. W. - General Film Company - Pickford, Lottie - West, Charles H. - Johnson, Arthur V. - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Arvidson, Linda - Crisp, Donald - Bernard, Dorothy - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Lañoe, J. J. (Joseph Jiquel) - Evans, Frank - Toncray, Kate - Longfellow, Stephanie - Afi/Foley (Ed) Collection (Library of Congress) - McDowell, Clare - Grandon, Francis J.
    • Date: 1911
  • Film, Video
    An Indian summer An elderly widower takes lodgings at a seaside boarding house owned by a widow and her daughter. Attracted to the widow, but self-conscious about his thinning hair, the widower writes a letter to inquire about a hair restoring tonic. He hides the response, and the widow thinks he is corresponding with another woman. She decides to make him jealous by framing a magazine photo...
    • Contributor: Marsh, Mae - Bitzer, G. W. - Hyde, Harry - Pickford, Jack - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress) - Bruce, Kate - Pickford, Mary - Toncray, Kate - General Film Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Hennessy, George - Miller, W. Christy - Opperman, Frank
    • Date: 1912
  • Film, Video
    Won by a fish Harry teases his girl's father about his bad luck with fishing and is consequently forbidden to see his girl. The next day, Dad goes fishing again. After he leaves, the young couple goes for a walk. They pass a fish market and get an idea for solving their problem with her father. They buy a huge fish, and go down to the dock where...
    • Contributor: Henderson, Grace - Henderson, Dell - Lee, Florence - Hennessy, George - Biograph Company - Robinson, Spike - Bruce, Kate - Pickford, Mary - Butler, William J. - Toncray, Kate ... Henderson, Grace - Henderson, Dell - Lee, Florence - Hennessy, George - Biograph Company - Robinson, Spike - Bruce, Kate - Pickford, Mary - Butler, William J. - Toncray, Kate - General Film Company - Sennett, Mack - Dillon, Edward - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress) - Mailes, Charles H. (Charles Hill) - Evans, Frank
    • Date: 1912
  • Film, Video
    Iola's promise Iola, an Indian girl, is held captive by a gang of cutthroats. She is rescued by Jack Harper, a prospector. In gratitude, she promises to help him to find gold, and, when his fiancee is about to be burned at the stake by her own tribe, she repays him by sacrificing her own life.
    • Contributor: Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Bernard, Dorothy - Taylor, Belle - Bruce, Kate - General Film Company - Carroll, William - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Lehrman, Henry - Bitzer, G. W. ... Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Bernard, Dorothy - Taylor, Belle - Bruce, Kate - General Film Company - Carroll, William - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Lehrman, Henry - Bitzer, G. W. - Moreno, Antonio - Pickford, Mary - Gorman, Charles - Harron, Robert - Hyde, Harry - Lañoe, J. J. (Joseph Jiquel) - Evans, Frank - Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress) - Mailes, Charles H. (Charles Hill) - West, Charles H. - Paget, Alfred - Opperman, Frank - Toncray, Kate - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Butler, William J.
    • Date: 1912
  • Film, Video
    The rejuvenation of Aunt Mary
    Rejuvination of Aunt Mary
    Jack Denham, raised in the country by his wealthy aunt Mary, goes away to college in the city, where he gets into one scrape after another. He becomes engaged to a girl who frequents a cabaret where he spends his time. When Aunt Mary hears of his misadventures, she disinherits him. Jack turns to one of his friends for help, and falls in love...
    • Contributor: Morris, Reggie - Sloan, William H. - Henderson, Dell - Bambrick, Gertrude - Klaw & Erlanger - Cronjager, H. (Henry) - Morris, Dave - Mulhall, Jack - McEvoy, Tom - Lee, Florence ... Morris, Reggie - Sloan, William H. - Henderson, Dell - Bambrick, Gertrude - Klaw & Erlanger - Cronjager, H. (Henry) - Morris, Dave - Mulhall, Jack - McEvoy, Tom - Lee, Florence - Biograph Company - Toncray, Kate - Protective Amusement Company - Dillon, Edward - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - General Film Company - Lavarnie, Laura - Warner, Anne
    • Date: 1914
  • Film, Video
    The Inner Circle A lonely widower is told to bomb Senor Cataldo's house by the Inner Circle, a secret society of which he is a reluctant member. Sr. Cataldo's offence is that he has gone to the police with an extortion note he received from the Inner Circle. While the widower is being given his instructions, his little girl wanders away from her caretaker and is struck...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - General Film Company - Paget, Alfred - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Robinson, Spike - Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress) - Pickford, Jack - Lañoe, J. J. (Joseph Jiquel) - Pickford, Mary ... Bitzer, G. W. - General Film Company - Paget, Alfred - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Robinson, Spike - Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress) - Pickford, Jack - Lañoe, J. J. (Joseph Jiquel) - Pickford, Mary - Toncray, Kate - Gorman, Charles - Cabanne, Christy - Lestina, Adolphe - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Harron, Robert - Hennessy, George - Mailes, Charles H. (Charles Hill) - Evans, Frank
    • Date: 1912