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
    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
    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