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    Vindicated / Catalog Record Only A convict leaves prison at the end of his sentence. On his way out he meets a minister and his daughter in the warden's office and rejects their offer to pray with him. Later on the daughter sees the ex-con on the street and decides to test his honesty by dropping her purse near him and walking away. The ex-con finds the purse and...
    • Date: 1911
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    A Villain unmasked. Catalog Record Only At a resort, the leader of a band of counterfeiters courts a wealthy and beautiful widow whose jealous son becomes suspicious of her fiancé and follows him to discover his occupation. Unable to dissuade the counterfeiter from breaking the engagement with his mother, the son, although he realizes that the exposure will break his mother's heart, contacts the police; they apprehend the would-be husband...
    • Date: 1913
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    The Girls of Grassville / Catalog Record Only Tom Carver is returning to Grassville after eight years, taking his four pals for a visit. The boys decide to pull a prank on Tom's old sweetheart, Rose, and her four friends. They write five identical letters proposing marriage, sign Tom's name to all of them, and send one to each girl. Of course the girls see through the plot immediately and turn the...
    • Date: 1912
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    Coquette
    Coquette. Talking version Catalog Record Only
    "Norma Besant, a heartless belle of a Southern town, falls in love with Michael Jeffrey, a crude and prideful mountaineer. Her father, a physician, is so displeased that he refuses to allow them to marry, orders Jeffrey out of his house, and, half-crazed, shoots and kills Jeffrey to preserve his family's good name. While he is awaiting his trial Besant commits suicide in a...
    • Contributor: Taylor, Sam - Grey, John - McNeil, Allen - Pickford, Mary - Brown, Johnny Mack - Moore, Matt - Sainpolis, J. F. (John F.) - Janney, William - Kolker, Henry - Irving, George ... Taylor, Sam - Grey, John - McNeil, Allen - Pickford, Mary - Brown, Johnny Mack - Moore, Matt - Sainpolis, J. F. (John F.) - Janney, William - Kolker, Henry - Irving, George - Beavers, Louise - Struss, Karl - Menzies, William Cameron - Browne, Earle - Abbott, George - Pickford Corp - United Artists Corporation - Afi/Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1993
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    Queen Christina / Catalog Record Only Seventeenth-century Queen Christina of Sweden relinquishes her throne for her lover, the ambassador from Spain, in this historical drama.
    • Date: 1934
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    A Lady's morals / Catalog Record Only Paul Brandt (Reginald Denny), a young composer, falls in love with Jenny Lind (Grace Moore), a famous Swedish singer. He follows her from city to city to watch her perform. While in Sweden he goes blind following an accident in the gallery of the opera house. Paul disappears as he cannot accept the love of the operatic star. Later in America when she sings,...
    • Date: 1930
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    Cy Whittaker's ward / Catalog Record Only A retired sea captain returns home to a New England sea coast village where he adopts a homeless little girl and fights to retain custody of her, struggles against the corrupt local political machine, and decides to marry the young school teacher.
    • Date: 1917
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    ʻAllimūnī al-ḥubb
    علموني الحب | Teach me about love | Lessons in love | Apprenez-moi l'amour Catalog Record Only
    A romantic film about the delicate relationship between a music teacher and his sensitive student. Both of them are too shy to express their true feelings for each other.
    • Date: 2003
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    Solitaire for 2 /
    Solitaire for two | Tender trap Catalog Record Only
    Daniel, a smug, self-centered behavioral psychologist, who is accustomed to women falling for him, falls hard for Katie, a straight-laced paleontology lecturer who is in love with her work.
    • Date: 1995
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    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of 5 episodes of varying lengths. Both The Little fugitive and Struggle for survival are excerpts from films bearing those titles.
    • Date: 1953
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    Omnibus. She stoops to conquer Catalog Record Only An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting solely of a performance of an adaptation of the play, She stoops to conquer.
    • Contributor: Saudek, Robert - Silverstein, Elliot - Cooke, Alistair - Valency, Maurice - Redgrave, Michael - Jefford, Barbara - Gingold, Hermione - Weaver, Fritz - Goldsmith, Oliver - Ford Foundation. Tv-Radio Workshop - CBS Television Network - Wesleyan University Collection (Library of Congress) - Saudek (Robert) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1955
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    Pilot #5 / Catalog Record Only A group of World War Two pilots discuss the life of one of their number who is flying on a dangerous mission. They talk about his career as a young, ambitious lawyer, who once worked for an unscrupulous politician. Upon realizing how despicable the man was, the lawyer aided the opposition in bringing about his downfall. His career and private life a shambles, the...
    • Date: 1943
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    It's a wild life / Catalog Record Only A penniless Harold tries to court his sweetheart at the Gilded Guzzle Cafe where he contends with the young woman's mother, gluttonous diners, thieving musicians, two other suitors and messy food.
    • Date: 1918
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    The Lonesome girl / Catalog Record Only A young mountain girl discovers that her sweetheart is married, and follows James Montgomery Flagg's advice: "If at first you don't find love, move, move again." She turns down the path toward a military camp in search of a single man.
    • Date: 1918
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    Queen Kelly Catalog Record Only The queen of a Central European monarchy prepares to marry her cousin, Prince Wolfram. But he spies a girl orphan, Patricia Kelly, kidnaps her, and takes her to his chateau. The jealous queen chases the young woman away. Kelly attempts suicide but fails. She is called to Dar es Salaam in German East Africa by her aunt who operates a brothel, and is forced...
    • Contributor: Von Stroheim, Erich - Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick) - Swanson, Gloria - Byron, Walter - Owen, Seena - Doros, Dennis - Gloria Swanson Pictures Corp - United Artists Corporation - Kino International Corporation - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1985
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    Histoire d'un Pierrot = Pierrot the prodigal / Catalog Record Only Pierrot courts and marries Louisette; she deserts him when a former rival for her affections pushes Pierrot into a life of dissipation. After six years and with the aid of his fatherly good friend, Pochinet, Pierrot is reunited with his wife and young son.
    • Date: 1913
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    al-Baḥth ʻan faḍīḥah /
    Looking for a scandal | Recherche d'un scandale Catalog Record Only
    In this romantic comedy two lovers want to get married, but the girl's mother is totally against it. They decide to force her into agreeing to their match by staging a scandal. However, they soon learn that creating a scandal isn't as easy as it seems.
    • Date: 2004
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    Environment / Catalog Record Only A ne'er do well and Jeannie, the banker's daughter, fall in love. Jeannie encourages her suitor to try to better himself while her father rejects him. When the young man's attempts to find a job fail, he is enticed into helping a stranger rob the bank. At the last minute, the suitor repents, chases and fights the stranger. The stranger is killed when he...
    • Date: 1914
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    The Cameraman / Catalog Record Only Tintype photographer Buster falls in love with Sally, a secretary for M-G-M newsreels; he sells his camera and buys an old movie camera. To satisfy Sally, he films news events hoping to interest M-G-M, but fails. He finally endears himself to Sally when he rescues her from drowning after she falls overboard during a regatta.
    • Date: 1928
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    The Pajama parade / Catalog Record Only College student, Tommy Thompson, convinces his fellow male students to dress in their pajamas and parade over to the women students' house. This leads to other antics including Betty and other women students drenching the men with water. Tommy and Betty are suspended. While waiting for his train, Tommy catches sight of Rev. Granger who is detained until Tommy secures a marriage license so...
    • Date: 1913
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    Shut out in the ninth.
    Story of the Greenport boys Catalog Record Only
    Two teenaged baseball players, one of whom was a previous woman hater, become infatuated with an older and pretty teenager who is new in town and who flatters them with her attentions. Their game and their friendship suffer until the coquette leaves them both alone in favor of an older city man who has an automobile.
    • Date: 1917
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    Alkali Ike in Jayville / Catalog Record Only At the doctor's suggestion, Alkali Ike and his brother, Mr. Dicks, play a game of checkers to win the hand of the widow Towle. While they are playing, she marries the doctor.
    • Date: 1913
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    Romeo and Juliet / Catalog Record Only Two young lovers are destroyed by the bitter feud between their powerful families, the Montagues and the Capulets. Set in Verona during the Renaissance.
    • Date: 1936
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    The Magic skin / Catalog Record Only Ralph Valentine, a penniless pianist, goes to Paris to pursue his career. He is attracted to two women: Pauline, the sweet and innocent daughter of his landlady, and Flora Margot, a woman of loose morals who runs with a wild crowd. Because of his irrational passion for Flora, Ralph makes a bargain with Satan, who gives him a magic skin which gratifies every wish...
    • Date: 1915
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    The Hunting of the Hawk / Catalog Record Only Robert Desselway , thought to be a gentleman of leisure, falls in love with Diana Curson, Mrs. Van Ralston's social secretary, on their return voyage from Europe. Diana, however, flatly refuses Robert's marriage proposal because she is secretly married to notorious criminal Edwin Wrenshaw, the Hawk. In a past counterfeiting scheme, Edwin had deceived her and her father into believing that he was a...
    • Date: 1917