Collection Items

  • 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 slave In ancient Rome, the beautiful Nerada is courted by Deletius, a wealthy patrician, but she marries the sculptor Alachus instead. Several years later, the sculptor's family is in dire straits, their child dying of starvation. Desperate for money to buy food, Nerada decides to sell herself as a slave while Alachus sleeps, exhausted and hungry. Meanwhile, Deletius is still pining for Nerada, and his...
    • Contributor: Lawrence, Florence - Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Bitzer, G. W. - Pickford, Lottie - Kirkwood, James - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Solter, Harry L. - Paget, Alfred - Siegmann, George - Moore, Owen ... Lawrence, Florence - Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Bitzer, G. W. - Pickford, Lottie - Kirkwood, James - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Solter, Harry L. - Paget, Alfred - Siegmann, George - Moore, Owen - Bruce, Kate - Biograph Company - Pickford, Mary - Johnson, Arthur V. - Sennett, Mack - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Powell, Frank E. - Butler, William J.
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    Judith of Bethulia "The Judean fortress of Bethulia is attacked by the powerful army of Nebuchadnezzar, led by Holofernes. The walls withstand the assault, but many people are killed and Holofernes lays the fortress under siege. Judith, a beautiful and beloved widow, prays for guidance and has a vision that she must offer herself as a sacrifice to Holofernes in order to save Bethulia. She goes to...
    • Contributor: Sweet, Blanche - Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Bitzer, G. W. - Woods, Frank E. - Hyde, Harry - Carey, Harry - Gish, Lillian - Paget, Alfred - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company ... Sweet, Blanche - Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Bitzer, G. W. - Woods, Frank E. - Hyde, Harry - Carey, Harry - Gish, Lillian - Paget, Alfred - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Biograph Company - Marsh, Mae - Aldrich, Thomas Bailey - Gish, Dorothy - Bruce, Kate - LaƱoe, J. J. (Joseph Jiquel) - General Film Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Harron, Robert - Pierce, Grace Adele - Mailes, Charles H. (Charles Hill)
    • Date: 1913