• Film, Video
    The airman's enemy /
    Unidentified Post. Catalog Record Only
    Robert Villars, a fortune hunter, receives a letter from Countess Valentine that she refuses to allow her daughter to marry him because of her solicitor's unfavorable report about him. He practices hypnotism from a weighty tome. Villars meets Bernard D'Autun, a college chum, who introduces him to D'Harmant, a millionaire. D'Harmant invites him to his chateau to watch the aviator Julien de Civry attempt ...
    • Date: 1910
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    Mystery of the double cross. The double cross / Catalog Record Only In this last episode Bentley Bridgey (Ralph Stuart), dying of a bullet wound, accuses Peter Hale (Leon Bary) of shooting him. The Masked Stranger, however, soon forces a confession from Jack Dunn (Theodore Friebus), who fired the shot in a jealous rage. The Masked Stranger then reveals herself as the twin of Philippa Brewster (Mollie King). When babies they were separated by a partially ...
    • Date: 1917
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    The Half-breed / Catalog Record Only A Cherokee half-breed, L'eau Dormante (known as Lo Dorman), is raised and educated by a white man, but discovers that he is not welcome in the white community. He lives in the Carquinez Woods of California in a hollowed-out redwood tree. He becomes infatuated with a flirtatous white woman, Nellie Wynn, further alienating the local townspeople. When a young woman, Teresa, becomes a fugitive ...
    • Date: 1917
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    The Ghost of the rancho / Catalog Record Only Jeffrey Wall, a spoiled young man from a wealthy family, promises his grandfather that he will reform after one more party. At the party, Jeff's friend is supposedly shot and Jeff follows the man he suspects, a dancer, to the Mexican-American border. Here he finds, not only the suspect, but also a young woman, Mary Drew, whom he had first seen as a dancer ...
    • Date: 1918
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    Polly of the circus / Catalog Record Only Polly, a young circus equestrienne, is injured in a riding accident. She is left behind by the circus to recuperate in the home of the local minister, Rev. John Douglas. She and the minister fall in love, causing quite a scandal in the small town. Polly is especially resented by Deacon Strong and his jealous daughter, Julia. A year passes and the circus is ...
    • Date: 1917
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    A Soul for sale / Catalog Record Only After Mr. Pendleton's death, Niela Pendleton and her mother are left with very little income. Unfortunately, Mrs. Pendleton is a selfish, greedy spendthrift. She runs up bills and gambling debts and even implicates her daughter in a forgery to satisfy her craving for expensive jewelry. Mrs. Pendleton's solution to her financial problems is to force Niela to marry the lecherous, old millionare, Hale Faxon, ...
    • Date: 1918
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    The Unpardonable sin / Catalog Record Only Walter Norman is a heavy drinker. He gets into a fight with James Harker and makes an enemy for life. He is reformed by his friend, Richard Grant and falls in love with Julia Landis who considers drunkeness an unpardonable sin. John Royce, a rival for Julia, conspires with Harker to get Norman drunk and ruin his relationship with Julia. Royce marries Julia; Harker ...
    • Date: 1916
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    The Neglected wife. A relentless fate / Catalog Record Only Horace Kennedy and Margaret Warner continue their relationship unaware that Horace's wife, Mary, knows about it. In this episode of the serial, the three attend a ball which Mary gives to provide Frank Norwood a chance to court Margaret and to estrange Margaret from Horace. That night, Mary puzzles over a message on her mirror threatening Horace and signed "The Veiled Woman." The next ...
    • Date: 1917
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    The Merry wives of Windsor / Catalog Record Only A comedy in which Falstaff enters into a flirtation with two women, Mrs. Page and Mrs. Ford, and is made a fool of.
    • Date: 1910
  • Film, Video
    The Neglected wife. Desperation / Catalog Record Only In this episode of the serial, a humiliated Mary Kennedy leaves her husband and moves to an obscure hotel following Horace Kennedy's denunciation of his wife due to his anger over Margaret Warner's disappearance. Horace continues to search for Margaret and nearly finds her. Frank Norwood helps her hide and then escape from Horace. Edgar Doyle and Bull Brady plot with Horace's stock broker ...
    • Date: 1917
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    Don't park here / Catalog Record Only A well-tailored vehicular thief, Charles Dorety, operates a racket whereby he borrows automobiles and then offers to recover them for their owners for a fee. Impersonating Charlie Chaplin's Little Tramp, Harry Mann battles with his rich rival, Monte Banks, for the affections of Evelyn Nelson. The auto thief steals the car which Harry was paid to guard. To forestall Monte's winning by eloping with ...
    • Date: 1920
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    The Purple Mask. A prisoner of love / Catalog Record Only In this final episode, Phil Kelly releases Patsy Montez, The Purple Mask, from the sack in which smuggler's placed her. He takes her place in the sack and she swims ashore. Kelly fights the smugglers who are allied with the anarchists but then escapes them by jumping overboard. When Secret Service men arrest Patsy, Kelly successfully intercedes on her behalf. Patsy agrees to abandon ...
    • Date: 1917
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    The Shulamite = The folly of desire / Catalog Record Only Deborah is forced to marry an old land holder, who has already had several wives. He is harsh and cruel to her. Robert Waring, discovering his wife unfaithful, comes to South Africa to work for the land holder. He pities Deborah, and later grows to love her. The husband discovers that Deborah loves the stranger and makes preparations to kill her. First he digs ...
    • Date: 1916
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    The Whirlpool of destiny / Catalog Record Only George Bell, a wild young man, lives in Paradise Valley on a ranch with his father, Thomas. When his father learns that his son has sold his favorite horse he tells him to get out of his house forever. Meanwhile, Polly Martin is the daughter of an ex-businessman who has sunk to day-labor because of his addiction to alcohol. Polly's father dies and she ...
    • Date: 1916
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    Two memories / Catalog Record Only 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: Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Bitzer, G. W. - Leonard, Marion - Miles, David - Pickford, Mary - O'sullivan, Tony - Prior, Herbert - Hendrie, Anita - Moore, Owen - Sennett, Mack ... Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Bitzer, G. W. - Leonard, Marion - Miles, David - Pickford, Mary - O'sullivan, Tony - Prior, Herbert - Hendrie, Anita - Moore, Owen - Sennett, Mack - Lawrence, Florence - Cumpson, John R. - Johnson, Arthur V. - Robinson, Gertrude - Avery, Charles - Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1909
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    The Little orphan / Catalog Record Only Three bachelors, Rankin Porter, Jerry Mathers and David Clark, agree to each adopt a Belgian orphan boy. David finds that, by mistake, he has adopted a girl. After some debate, he decides to keep the cheerful, fun-loving Renée. David is being pursued by Mrs. Hardwick, a divorcée who does not like Renée, so she decides to find David a more agreeable wife. Emmeline Warren ...
    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video
    The Marriage lie / Catalog Record Only Being an unmarried man, Douglas Seward (Kenneth Harlan), a young engineer is unable to secure a position with Terence Craver (Harry Carter), a contractor. In search for a wife, Seward meets Eileens Orton (Carmel Myers), who has been left destitute by the death of her father. He makes an agreement to support her if she present herself as his wife at Craver's office. She ...
    • Date: 1918
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    In judgment of / Catalog Record Only Mary Manners possesses the power of mind reading. One day she is attacked by a robber and saved by a stranger, whom she promptly calls by name and invites to a party. This stranger, John, is seen by Judge Brainard, whodesires that his son, Robert marry Mary. Robert becomes jealous of John and demands that the judge tell him who John is. The judge ...
    • Date: 1918
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    The Hand of destiny / Catalog Record Only Senora Martinez is thrown from her horse. The accident mars her beauty which destroys her husband's love for her. He falls in love with a beautiful senorita. Later, he is left blind after a terrible explosion. Fate leads him back to his faithful wife and they comfort each other.
    • Date: 1912
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    Au pays des ténèbres = The land of darkness / Catalog Record Only Claire Lenoir is loved by two coal miners, her cousin, Louis and his friend, Charles. When she becomes engaged to Louis, Charles becomes despondent. Louis witnesses Claire's attempt to comfort Charles and becomes very jealous. One day, in the depths of the mine, their enmity erupts into a fight. A lamp is broken and a terrible explosion occurs. Charles is injured and Louis, forgetting ...
    • Date: 1911
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    The Salamander / Catalog Record Only Doré Baxter is a country girl who longs for the big city life. She and her grandmother are swindled out of their farm by the evil Albert Sassoon. Her grandmother dies of the shock; Doré goes to the big city to seek revenge. There she is wooed by several men, including Sassoon (who does not know she is one of his victims). With the ...
    • Date: 1916
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    Fearless Harry / Catalog Record Only At a tea party on the lawn of the home of Belinda and her father, slimy Rudolph attempts to woo Belinda so he can get closer to her father's secret formula (it is not specified what the formula is for). Hairbreadth Harry, Belinda's true love, arrives only to be unceremoniously booted out by her father. Belinda's father gives her the formula to deposit in ...
    • Date: 1926
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    Just squaw / Catalog Record Only A young, white girl, Fawn, was kidnapped as a child and raised as an Indian. Only Fawn's half-brother, the Half-breed, knows this secret. He watches over her from a secret hiding place, having been accused of many crimes he did not commit. Snake Le Gal's gang is really responsible for the crimes. A young stranger, Hollister (alias Watkins), comes to town to avenge the ...
    • Date: 1919
  • Film, Video
    The Exquisite thief / Catalog Record Only Blue Jean Billie, a female crook, and her pal, Shaver Michael, rob the guests of their jewelry at an engagement party for Smythe. They get away making Smythe a prisoner. Billie falls in love with Smythe and discovers that he is an international crook. Smythe returns the jewels to the police and saves both himself and Billie.
    • Date: 1919
  • Film, Video
    Fate's turning /
    Fate's turning, the disaster of a false step averted Catalog Record Only
    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: Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Bitzer, G. W. - West, Charles H. - Bernard, Dorothy - Grandon, Francis J. - McDowell, Clare - Arvidson, Linda - Pickford, Lottie - Crisp, Donald - Johnson, Arthur V. ... Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - Bitzer, G. W. - West, Charles H. - Bernard, Dorothy - Grandon, Francis J. - McDowell, Clare - Arvidson, Linda - Pickford, Lottie - Crisp, Donald - Johnson, Arthur V. - West, Dorothy - Longfellow, Stephanie - Lañoe, J. J. (Joseph Jiquel) - Toncray, Kate - Evans, Frank - Biograph Company - General Film Company - Afi/Foley (Ed) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1911