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    A ballroom tragedy
    Ball room tragedy
    Opens on a set of a sitting room, apparently off a ballroom where dancers occasionally can be glimpsed through a curtained entrance stage right. Near the entrance, a young couple in formal attire talk--perhaps angrily--as another couple exit the dancing. The second man introduces his companion--a striking woman in a risqué white gown with a low-cut bodice and bare shoulders--to the other man and...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. Tortured soul Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. Figure in black Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    Tom Butler / Catalog Record Only Tom Butler is an escaped convict from the prison of Isle de Ré. His wife, Miss Hampton, a celebrated actress, was instrumental in sending him to prison. He has vowed vengeance upon her for her betrayal. In different disguises, Tom Butler makes several unsuccessful attempts on Miss Hampton's life. Finally, a thief is arrested for robbery. The thief, though, is Tom Butler, again in...
    • Date: 1912
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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
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. Restless spirit Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    The Voice of destiny / Catalog Record Only When Charles Lind is stricken blind, his brother John takes charge of his business affairs, while his little niece Marie reads his mail to him so that he may reply into a dictaphone. After John confesses that he has lost a great deal of Charles' money on the stock market, the brothers fight. A short time later, Charles is shot and John is seen...
    • Date: 1918
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    Vendetta che raggiunge = Her vengeance / Catalog Record Only A woman becomes ill while horseback riding with her husband far from home, and he finds a bed for her in an empty straw cottage in the woods. He then tries to rid himself of his wife by setting fire to the cottage while she sleeps. The wife barely escapes, and becomes obsessed with the idea of retaliation. She eventually locates her husband, who...
    • Date: 1912
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. Infernal fiend Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    La vengeance du forgeron = The blacksmith's revenge / Catalog Record Only In what appears to be the 18th-century, a blacksmith works at his forge. An insolent young lord rides into the courtyard and hands over his horse to him. The lord woos the blacksmith's wife and gives her a note. The husband notices this secretive communication and when she goes out shopping, he follows her. The wife meets the lord in the woods and leads...
    • Date: 1907
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    The wind / Catalog Record Only Letty, a girl from Virginia heads for Texas to live with her cousin Beverly on a desert farm where the wind blows constantly. On her arrival she meets Roddy, an attractive stranger and two cowboys, Lige and Sourdough. Letty later marries Lige. While Lige is away on a roundup, Roddy arrives and takes advantage of Letty's helplessness and she shoots him. She buries his...
    • Date: 1991
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. Haunting specter Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. Bloodhound Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. Human tiger Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. In the demon's power Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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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 Closed road / Catalog Record Only Dr. Hugh Annersley, who is working on a cure for cancer, is accused of murdering Griswold, a man who owed him money. Hugh's uncle, Dr. Appledan, has framed Hugh because Appledan killed Griswold, his patient, with a drug overdose. Julia, Hugh's sister, visits her uncle and learns that he has just told Frank Sergeant that Frank has only a short time to live and...
    • Date: 1916
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    The Recoil / Catalog Record Only Miriam Somerset secretly marries Richard Cameron, a U.S. government agent. Believing him killed in an accident, she allows her mother to force her into a marriage with Van Horn, a wealthy brute. Much later, Cameron returns to New York to find his wife remarried. As she is explaining, Van Horn returns home in a drunken rage. There is a struggle and Van Horn is...
    • Date: 1917
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    The final extra Catalog Record Only Pat Riley, an aspiring young newspaper columnist, envies veteran reporter Tom Collins, who is working on a bootlegging story. Pat is assigned to cover a new musical revue produced by Mervin LeRoy, a well-known impresario of doubtful reputation, and meets Tom's daughter, Ruth, who is a chorus girl. Following a tip given to him by LeRoy, Tom is killed by the bootleggers. After time...
    • Contributor: Hogan, James P. - Belt, Glenn - Sutherland, Delos - Clark, Herbert C. (Herbert Colbert) - June, Ray - Wakeling, Edith - De La Motte, Marguerite - Withers, Grant - Miljan, John - Girard, Joseph W. - Beal, Frank - Gotham Productions - Lumas Film Corporation - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Afi/Post (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1927
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. Broken spell Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    The Law of the North / Catalog Record Only A frontier melodrama set in the Canadian Northwest. The daughter of a Northwest Mounted Policeman has two suitors, one of whom is a man of loose morals. This evil man kills a half-breed who is expecting his child, and he then places the blame on the other upright suitor of the daughter. The daughter finds the villain's picture at the murder site and succeeds...
    • Date: 1917
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    The Bells / Catalog Record Only Unable to pay his debts incurred in winning support for his bid for election as burgomaster, Mathias, an Alsatian innkeeper, murders a rich Jewish traveler from Poland and steals his gold. Mathias is not suspected of the crime, but he is tormented by the sound of the bells that rang as his victim lay dying and visions of the dead man and his own...
    • Date: 1926
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    The call of the Klondike / Catalog Record Only When thieves attack Norton Mitchell, a mining engineer, and steal his car in the Mojave Desert, Burt Kenney and his daughter Violet come to his aid. While recovering from his wound, he and Violet fall in love. Burt notices this romance and drives Mitchell back into town. Since he has lost his job, Mitchell decides to try his luck in the Alaska gold mines....
    • Contributor: Apfel, Oscar - Patterson, Jack - Natteford, Jack - Gosden, Alfred - Ray, Bernard - Glass, Gaston - Dwan, Dorothy - Allen, Sam - Francis, Olin - Metcalfe, Earl ... Apfel, Oscar - Patterson, Jack - Natteford, Jack - Gosden, Alfred - Ray, Bernard - Glass, Gaston - Dwan, Dorothy - Allen, Sam - Francis, Olin - Metcalfe, Earl - Lowry, William - Aubrey, James - Holland, Harold - Paul Gerson Pictures Corporation - Rayart Pictures - Afi/Landry (Richard) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1926
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    The wind / Catalog Record Only Letty (Lillian Gish), a girl from Virginia, is forced to make her home with her cousin Beverly on a desert farm where the wind blows constantly. On her arrival she meets Roddy (Montagu Love), an attractive stranger and two cowboys, Lige (Lars Hanson) and Sourdough. Letty later marries Lige. While Lige is away on a roundup, Roddy arrives and takes advantage of Letty's helplessness...
    • Date: 1928
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. In the shadow of death Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. Phantom image Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    The secret of Death Valley / Catalog Record Only Scene I, Seeking a fortune. Gold fever is raging and the riches of Death Valley induce five prospectors to go there and to look for gold. We see them taking leave of wife and children. Scene II, A rich claim. One miner finds a rich gravel mine and calls his friends to examine his find. They lay claim to the land. Scene III, Slain...
    • Date: 1906
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. Mysterious disappearance Catalog Record Only In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He...
    • Contributor: Hunter, T. Hayes - Terhune, Albert Payson - Goebel, Otto E. - Costello, Maurice - Grandin, Ethel - McGrane, Thomas J. - Erbograph Company - Consolidated Film Corp - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    Mystery of the double cross. Kidnapped / Catalog Record Only Bentley (Ralph Stuart) plots to capture Philippa (Mollie King) to ascertain whether she is the girl of the double cross. Instead, Bentley finds himself being kidnapped by the Masked Stranger. Later, after he has made his escape, he succeeds in capturing Philippa and Peter (Leon Bary). One of Bentley's henchmen attempts to tear Philippa's dress aside to discover the mark of the double cross,...
    • Date: 1917