Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    All on account of the milk Hiram, a young contractor, goes to a house near his worksite to get a glass of milk. He is mistaken by the heroine, Sophia, for a laborer, while he thinks she is the maid, although she is the daughter of the manor. (Sophia's maid has taken sick and Sophia has assumed her duties and clothing for the day). Hiram continues to represent himself as...
    • Contributor: Powell, Frank E. - Marvin, Arthur W. - Pickford, Mary - Johnson, Arthur V. - Bruce, Kate - Sweet, Blanche - Sennett, Mack - Pickford, Jack - Finch, Flora - Biograph Company - Afi/Horton (Dorothy) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
  • 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: Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Pickford, Mary - Bitzer, G. W. - Johnson, Arthur V. - Leonard, Marion - Nichols, George - Kirkwood, James - Sennett, Mack - Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Macpherson, Jeanie ... Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Pickford, Mary - Bitzer, G. W. - Johnson, Arthur V. - Leonard, Marion - Nichols, George - Kirkwood, James - Sennett, Mack - Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Macpherson, Jeanie - Robinson, Gertrude - O'Sullivan, Tony - Lehrman, Henry - West, Dorothy - Miller, W. Christy - Sweet, Blanche - Arvidson, Linda - Evans, Frank - Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    A gold necklace Mazie lends her gold necklace to her friend Nellie, who loses it. She and her boyfriend, Sam, look for it in vain. Sam, thinking it belongs to Nellie, promises to replace it, and she describes it to him in detail. Meanwhile, the necklace has been found and returned it to Mazie. Sam sees it on Mazie (whom he does not know is Nellie's friend)....
    • Contributor: Powell, Frank E. - Woods, Frank E. - Marvin, Arthur W. - Pickford, Mary - Sennett, Mack - Pickford, Lottie - Bruce, Kate - Davenport, Dorothy - Dillon, Edward - Macpherson, Jeanie ... Powell, Frank E. - Woods, Frank E. - Marvin, Arthur W. - Pickford, Mary - Sennett, Mack - Pickford, Lottie - Bruce, Kate - Davenport, Dorothy - Dillon, Edward - Macpherson, Jeanie - Mersereau, Violet - West, Charles H. - Henderson, Dell - Labadie, Florence - Craig, Charles - Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
  • 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: Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Hennessy, George - Bitzer, G. W. - Miller, W. Christy - Bruce, Kate - Pickford, Mary - Marsh, Mae - Hyde, Harry - Pickford, Jack - Toncray, Kate - Opperman, Frank - Biograph Company - General Film Company - Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1912
  • Film, Video
    Muggsy becomes a hero Mabel sends a note to Muggsy asking him to meet her after church. While he is waiting for the services to end, another note is handed to him, requesting him to escort the Frost sisters through a bad area. Though Muggsy is disappointed not to be with Mabel, he resolutely starts to escort the two women home. They are set upon by two thugs...
    • Contributor: Powell, Frank E. - Taylor, Stanner E. V. - Quirk, Billy - Pickford, Mary - Henderson, Grace - August, Edwin - Bruce, Kate - Butler, William J. - Craig, Charles - Dillon, Edward ... Powell, Frank E. - Taylor, Stanner E. V. - Quirk, Billy - Pickford, Mary - Henderson, Grace - August, Edwin - Bruce, Kate - Butler, William J. - Craig, Charles - Dillon, Edward - Grandon, Francis J. - Henderson, Dell - McDowell, Clare - O'Sullivan, Tony - Paget, Alfred - Pickford, Jack - Sennett, Mack - Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
  • 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: Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Johnson, Arthur V. - Pickford, Mary - Barker, Florence - West, Charles H. - Powell, Frank E. - Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Henderson, Dell - Bruce, Kate - Nichols, George ... Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Johnson, Arthur V. - Pickford, Mary - Barker, Florence - West, Charles H. - Powell, Frank E. - Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Henderson, Dell - Bruce, Kate - Nichols, George - Paget, Alfred - Miller, W. Christy - Sennett, Mack - West, Dorothy - O'Sullivan, Tony - Hedlund, Guy - Robinson, Gertrude - Craig, Charles - Hart, Ruth - Quirk, Billy - Grandon, Francis J. - Pickford, Jack - Opperman, Frank - Harron, Robert - Egan, Gladys - Evans, Frank - Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
  • Film, Video
    Oh, Uncle! Uncle Zeke, a wealthy old batchelor, is trying to decide which of his nephews will be his heir. His visit to nephew Tom and Tom's wife does not go well, so he decides to visit Harry, whom he believes to be unmarried. Disgusted with Tom's wife, he has wired to say that if Harry ever marries, he will be out of the will. Bessie,...
    • Contributor: Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Bitzer, G. W. - Kirkwood, James - Pickford, Mary - Quirk, Billy - Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    The peachbasket hat
    Peach-basket hat
    Mr. Jones and Mrs. Jones are reading the morning paper. He reads an article about a kidnapping by gypsies. She spots an ad for hats. Upon leaving the house, Mr. Jones sees a family of gypsies reading the neighbor's palm, and returns to warn the maid. Later, Mrs. Jones goes hat shopping, leaving the baby with the maid, who invites the gypsies into the...
    • Contributor: Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Woods, Frank E. - Marvin, Arthur W. - Bitzer, G. W. - Cumpson, John R. - Lawrence, Florence - Hendrie, Anita - Leonard, Marion - Prior, Herbert - Arvidson, Linda ... Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Woods, Frank E. - Marvin, Arthur W. - Bitzer, G. W. - Cumpson, John R. - Lawrence, Florence - Hendrie, Anita - Leonard, Marion - Prior, Herbert - Arvidson, Linda - Mersereau, Violet - Johnson, Arthur V. - Sennett, Mack - Moore, Owen - Harron, Robert - Pickford, Mary - O'Sullivan, Tony - Avery, Charles - Macpherson, Jeanie - Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1909
  • Film, Video
    The taming of the shrew
    Taming of a shrew | Unidentified Phoenix Public Library no. 45755: costume drama
    "Two suitors have come to the home of the popular Bianca to court her. But her bad-tempered sister Katharina interrupts, deals with the men roughly and chases them out. Later she also assaults her music teacher. Only Petruchio, just arrived in town, wants to court Katharina. Her father eagerly agrees to arrange a wedding, and soon Petruchio and Katharina are locked in a battle...
    • Contributor: Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Bitzer, G. W. - Marvin, Arthur W. - Lawrence, Florence - Johnson, Arthur V. - Arvidson, Linda - Solter, Harry L. - Avery, Charles - Butler, William J. - Gauntier, Gene ... Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Bitzer, G. W. - Marvin, Arthur W. - Lawrence, Florence - Johnson, Arthur V. - Arvidson, Linda - Solter, Harry L. - Avery, Charles - Butler, William J. - Gauntier, Gene - Gebhardt, George - Hedlund, Guy - Inslee, Charles (Charles E.) - Lucas, Wilfred - Macpherson, Jeanie - Sennett, Mack - Shakespeare, William - Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Phoenix Public Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1908
  • Film, Video
    When we were in our teens May shows her newest painting to Tom and Howard, rivals for her affection. Tom tactlessly offers an honest opinion, saying the picture is "punk". No fool Howard, however, pretends to admire May's painting. May, of course, prefers Howard's opinion to Tom's and therefore prefers Howard himself to Tom. Not to be deterred, Tom disguises himself as a tramp, steals May's painting and tries, in...
    • Contributor: Powell, Frank E. - Woods, Frank E. - Marvin, Arthur W. - Pickford, Mary - Quirk, Billy - Graybill, Joe - Sennett, Mack - Biograph Company - Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
  • 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: Sennett, Mack - Hennessy, George - Pickford, Mary - Dillon, Edward - Henderson, Dell - Bruce, Kate - Butler, William J. - Henderson, Grace - Mailes, Charles H. (Charles Hill) - Toncray, Kate ... Sennett, Mack - Hennessy, George - Pickford, Mary - Dillon, Edward - Henderson, Dell - Bruce, Kate - Butler, William J. - Henderson, Grace - Mailes, Charles H. (Charles Hill) - Toncray, Kate - Lee, Florence - Robinson, Spike - Evans, Frank - Biograph Company - General Film Company - Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • 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: Dillon, Edward - Cronjager, H. (Henry) - Toncray, Kate - Henderson, Dell - Morris, Reggie - Morris, Dave - McEvoy, Tom - Mulhall, Jack - Sloan, William H. - Lee, Florence ... Dillon, Edward - Cronjager, H. (Henry) - Toncray, Kate - Henderson, Dell - Morris, Reggie - Morris, Dave - McEvoy, Tom - Mulhall, Jack - Sloan, William H. - Lee, Florence - Bambrick, Gertrude - Lavarnie, Laura - Warner, Anne - Klaw & Erlanger - Biograph Company - Protective Amusement Company - General Film Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1914
  • Film, Video
    The Cardinal's conspiracy "A princess will have nothing to do with a neighboring prince her father, the king, has chosen for her. The Cardinal suggests that the prince disguise himself as a guard, and arranges for him to save the princess from three thugs. She falls in love with him, and the Cardinal underscores his advantage by having the prince imprisoned. The princess, of course, does all...
    • Contributor: Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Bitzer, G. W. - Kirkwood, James - Lawrence, Florence - Powell, Frank E. - O'Moore, Barry - Johnson, Arthur V. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Sennett, Mack - Cumpson, John R. ... Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Bitzer, G. W. - Kirkwood, James - Lawrence, Florence - Powell, Frank E. - O'Moore, Barry - Johnson, Arthur V. - O'Sullivan, Tony - Sennett, Mack - Cumpson, John R. - Pickford, Lottie - Pickford, Mary - Quirk, Billy - King, Rose - Moore, Owen - Avery, Charles - Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1909