• Film, Video
    A romance of the rail From Edison films catalog: A series of railroad scenes of novel and amusing interest. It opens with a view of an imposing station showing a pretty girl, dressed in white, seated on a trunk awaiting the arrival of her train. A young man approaches, also dressed in white, and the two immediately fall in love. The Lackawanna Limited then rolls into the station and ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    The serenaders Opens on a stage set of a two-story brick building. Two street serenaders in rather shabby clothes stand outside the building, one playing a trombone and the other what appears to be a clarinet. A young woman appears in the upstairs window and looks down smiling on the two suitors. She soon favors and encourages the trombonist by throwing kisses and clutching her chest, ...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
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    Maude's naughty little brother
    Maud's naughty little brother, or Wouldn't it jar you? | Wouldn't it jar you?
    From Edison films catalog: In a charming dining room a very attractive young lady is seen seated at the table, evidently waiting for the caller who is to share a quiet little dinner for two. A moment later a dude of the regular chappy type enters and seats himself at the table. As soon as the meal commences the inevitable wicked small boy sneaks ...
    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - Vitagraph Company of America
    • Date: 1900
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    The dinosaur and the missing link, a prehistoric tragedy
    Prehistoric tragedy | Dinosaur and the missing link | Dinosaur and the baboon
    Uses clay animation to tell a story of prehistoric times. Three suitors, named the Duke, Stonejaw Steve, and Theophilus Ivoryhead, compete for the hand of Miss Araminta Rockface. Ivoryhead, an unassuming weakling, wins her hand when the others mistakenly believe that he has killed a large ape which was actually felled by a dinosaur.
    • Contributor: O'brien, Willis - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - K.E.S.E. (Firm) - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
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    A frontier flirtation
    Frontier flirtation, or how the tenderfoot won out | How the tenderfoot won out
    Opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. On a park bench center stage sits a well-dressed woman with a dark veil obscuring her face, holding an open parasol overhead and a closed fan in her lap. A mustached cowboy enters, dressed in fringed chaps, boots, Western hat, neck kerchief, and pistol belt. When he spies the woman, he ...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    The voice of the violin Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:56 (part 1), 3:06 (part 2), 3:54 (part 3), 3:58 (part 4), and 4:51 (part 5) at 18 fps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Source used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1915
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    [The centaurs--excerpts]
    Fragments from The centaurs
    A half human-half horse boy and girl meet and fall in love. They have a baby and go home to their parents for a happy reunion.
    • Contributor: McCay, Winsor - McCay, John - Fitzsimmons, John A. - Rialto Productions - Afi/Cinémathèque Canadienne Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1921
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    The messenger boy's mistake From Edison films catalog: "Cholly" wishes to call on his best girl and send her a large bouquet. To find out if the girl really loves him, he sends a note with the messenger boy requesting her to "wear this" if she does. The boy delivers the note and a package which the young lady opens and finds an old pair of trousers and ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Interrupted lovers
    Interrupted lover | Comedy scene
    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Another instance where "the course of true love never runs smooth." From Edison films catalog: The watchful father disturbs a dream of bliss, and the bucolic lover is taught a lesson. He made a great hit. 140 feet. $21.00.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1896
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    R.F.D., 10,000 B.C.
    On the R.F.D., 10,000 B.C.
    An animated mannequin comedy (also known as an O'Brien plastic stop-work comedy) set in prehistoric times. Henry Saurus, the mailman, and Johnny Bearskin, the favored suitor, vie for the affections of Winnie Warclub on Valentine's Day.
    • Contributor: O'brien, Willis - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
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    Krazy Kat goes a-wooing Krazy Kat's serenade outside the window of Ignatz Mouse meets with a barrage of bricks.
    • Contributor: Searl, Leon A. - Herriman, George - International Film Service - Ernst (Louise) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    On the town / A musical dance comedy in which three sailors on a twenty-four-hour pass find romance and excitement on a whirlwind tour of New York City.
    • Date: 1949
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    Omnibus. An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of three segments of varying lengths.
    • Date: 1954
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    Coquette "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 - Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1929
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    The big parade / A World War I drama about lazy James Apperson (John Gilbert), son of an industrious aristocrat (Hobart Bosworth) and his wife (Claire McDowell), and how he is coaxed into joining the Army by his father and girlfriend (Claire Adams) when the U.S. enters the War. Upon entering the Army, James is sent to France to serve his tour of duty. While in France, he ...
    • Date: 1925
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    Queen Kelly 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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    A Lady's morals / 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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    M'liss / A comedy-melodrama set in the mining town, Red Gulch, Calif., about the untamed daughter (Mary Pickford) of the town drunk (Theodore Roberts) who falls in love with the new schoolteacher (Thomas Meighan) who is accused of murdering her father and the situations that occur during his murder trial.
    • Date: 1918
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    Omnibus. The lady's not for burning / An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting solely of a play written by Christopher Fry entitled, The lady's not for burning, in 4 parts of varying lengths.
    • Date: 1957
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    The Man-eater / A coquette kisses her soldier fiancé goodbye and then consoles herself at a picnic by flirting with all of her friends' husbands and fiancés.
    • Date: 1918
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    The Girl of the northern woods / Lucy Dane, daughter of a Canadian lumberman, is accosted by Jose, a half-breed trapper who loves her. Jose is driven away by Will Harding, a surveyor who happens by during the attack. Jose gets revenge by shooting Will's partner and accusing him of the murder before a group of lumbermen. Will is taken prisoner but Lucy sets him free. Jose attempts to ambush Will ...
    • Date: 1910
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    Vindicated / 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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    The wedding gown / Country girl's beau and mother await her return from a visit to her aunt, a sophisticated city dweller who introduces the girl to the son of a friend, despite her betrothal to her country beau.
    • Contributor: Powell, Frank E. - Loos, Anita - Robinson, Gertrude - Neilan, Marshall A. - Sweet, Blanche - Walthall, Henry (Henry Brazeale) - Biograph Company - General Film Company - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1913
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    The Scarlet road / A clean-living young man rejects his pure sweetheart and becomes obsessed with a brazen cabaret dancer when he inherits a fortune. He wastes his money on Broadway night life and the dancer, who refuses to see him when his money is gone. Eventually, he resolves to be a success by himself and becomes the head of his own company. The dancer then dupes him ...
    • Date: 1916
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    That kind of woman / A woman kept in handsome circumstances falls in love with a soldier. She even gives up the thought of marrying her parmour for the new lover.
    • Date: 1958
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    The Hunting of the Hawk / 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
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    The Sentimental lady / Amy Cary, a practical but sentimental young woman, is pursued by Norman Van Aulsten, the greedy son of the vice president of the gas company, because he wants to gain ownership of her controlling stock in the company through their marriage; Bob Nelson, an enamored young attorney, finally convinces Amy to break her engagement to Norman.
    • Date: 1915
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    The Danny Kaye show. Opens with a waltz number by Kaye, Caterina Valente, and four couples of Tony Charmoli Dancers. Sketches follow two men as they race across the globe to win the hand of a woman (Around the world sketch / performed by Kaye, Bill Dana, Joyce Van Patten, Harvey Korman, and Valente), and present the world-famous foreign language expert "Dr. Jose Jimenez" (Language lecture / performed ...
    • Date: 1966
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    Omnibus. 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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    Salt of the earth. Sinful John and Snowshoe Sam, two Nevada prospectors, "salt" some worthless land they own with gold dust in order to entice Brandon P. Hyde, a New York mining promoter who swindled their late friend Pyrites Kincaid, to buy the land. Kincaid's daughter Marjorie had fallen in love with Hyde's son Wallace, a medical student, and decided to become a nurse. When Wallace returns to ...
    • Date: 1917
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    Tom, Dick, and Harry / LP10594 PAu1-791-600 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.; 17Jul41; LP10594. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright: Turner Entertainment Co.; PAu1-791-600. Copyright notice for minor change version on video: RKO Pictures ; 1992. Musical score by Roy Webb ; director of photography, Merritt Gerstad ; edited by John Sturges. Ginger Rogers, George Murphy, Alan Marshal, Burgess Meredith. Colorized version made by ...
    • Date: 1941
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    Hushing the scandal / Mr. Droppington (Chester Conklin) is engaged to marry Mary. Mr. Gussle (Syd Chaplin) also wants to marry Mary. When Mary's mother, Mrs. Wiggs, gives her daughter an engagement party, both Mr. Droppington and Mr. Gussle attend and vye for Mary's attention. Their jealous antics create chaos at the party.
    • Date: 1915
  • Film, Video
    Laḥn al-wafāʼ
    Melody of loyalty | Mélodie de la loyauté
    This romantic musical film tells the story of an aspiring young singer who falls in love with the same girl his tutor wants to marry.
    • Date: 200?
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    Bliss / When Harold is mistaken for a count while courting, a title-hungry father helps his daughter and Harold elope.
    • Date: 1917
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    Scouting for Washington; a tale of the Revolution.
    Tale of the Revolution
    Orphan Stuart Schuyler and wealthy colonist Tom Ludow, who both love Squire Hathaway's daughter Pearl, enlist in the revolutionary army to fight against the British. Stuart reluctantly accompanies brave Tom on a dangerous mission into British territory in New York, where Tom is captured and impressed into service. Stuart returns to camp, and falsely informs his superiors that Tom turned traitor. Stuart is honored ...
    • Date: 1917
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    Little Bo-Peep / Rushville's hotelier Squire Skinner took his mule cart to the train station to meet passengers needing his "bus." One day he found a fare, and took her to the hotel. She registered as La Belle Petroleum, heel dancer, but was really a "vampire" (i.e., vamp), and rehearsed in the woods to the fascination of Heeza Boob the shepherd, and his flock of goats. Eventually, ...
    • Date: 1917
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    Love finds a way / Young bachelor, engaged to marry, after celebrating one night comes to his former apartment by mistake, and sleeps in the living room. Come morning, the daughter of the apartment's new occupant finds him, then the father finds them both, takes them at gunpoint to be married at the minister's. The bachelor escapes, taxis to his fiancée's, and meeting the father and his daughter and ...
    • Date: 1913
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    Omnibus. An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of four segments of varying lengths.
    • Date: 1954
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    A Villain unmasked. 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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    Alkali Ike in Jayville / 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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    Thousands cheer / A World War Two musical about an aerialist who is reluctantly drafted into the army, has difficulty with military discipline and falls in love with the colonel's daughter. Arrested while trying to elope, he is released in order to perform for the troops, where a few near misses remind him of the importance of teamwork. A changed man, he appears at his court martial ...
    • Date: 1943
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    Polly of the circus / 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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    Ford startime. Something special /
    Something special | Startime.
    Original comedy about Joe Handers, a country boy who has come to the city to meet a woman. Through a matrimonial bureau, he meets and falls in love with Ruth, who has lied to everyone about her age. Joe, who thinks honesty is of the utmost importance, becomes suspicious and finally forces Ruth to admit her real age, after which Ruth angrily breaks off ...
    • Date: 1959
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    R.F.D., 10,000 B.C. An animated mannikin comedy (also known as an O'Brien plastic stop-work comedy) set in prehistoric times. Henry Saurus, the mailman, and Johnny Bearskin, the favored suitor, vie for the affections of Winnie Warclub on Valentine's Day.
    • Date: 1917
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    Romeo and Juliet / 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: 1968
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    Pilot #5 / 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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    Joe Harkin's ward / Joe Harkin, a young gold miner whose partner is killed, adopts his four-year-old orphan daughter. She lives with him for several years, making his house a home. When he strikes it rich, he sends her away to school in the city, where he also goes to live. She grows up to be a beautiful woman and they fall in love and marry.
    • Date: 1915
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    The Lady of the photograph / A young American woman and a disinherited member of an English family fall in love while the woman is visiting in England. In order to pay off his gambling debts, the young man goes to America; there he encounters a soap millionaire who promises to help him financially if he will aid him with his sweetheart, who turns out to be the Englishman's sweetheart ...
    • Date: 1917
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    High society / A sophisticated comedy with music. Preparations for the wedding of a headstrong society divorcee to a priggish self-made man are interrupted on the eve of the ceremony by the bride's easy going ex-husband and a debonair reporter from a gossip magazine. Setting: Newport, R.I.
    • Date: 1956
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    Soap / Billy McDonald, a struggling young artist, and Patsy Peters, an actress who is the daughter of a wealthy soap manufacturer, want to marry, but the artist's rich, old uncle objects to his nephew marrying an actress. In a scheme to win over the uncle, the young woman poses as a Quaker; the old uncle falls in love with her, and he gives her what ...
    • Date: 1916
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    Environment / 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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    Histoire d'un Pierrot = Pierrot the prodigal / 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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    A Suit and a suitor. A father takes his wife and daughter to the Pineaway Inn so that his daughter may forget her sweetheart Willie Follow, a suitor highly objectionable to the father. The daughter, however, arranges to have Willie meet her at the resort. Once at the inn, a tramp who identically resembles the father, except for the lack of a toupee, steals into his room and exchanges ...
    • Date: 1917
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    Omnibus. She stoops to conquer 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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    All jazzed up / The Drop Inn, owned by Dainty Dotty's father, had no customers even with Dotty's cabaret show. Her dad increased business by breaking bottles on the road nearby. The passengers of the many cars with flat tires then came to his restaurant. A gambling room also became crowded. Dotty's dad devised a way of separating winners from their spoils. Wilbur, the restaurant's waiter, wanted Dotty ...
    • Date: 1919
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    Under the Biltmore clock / Myra Harper is a flapper who at age 21 has already dated and discarded a score of men. But Myra doesn't tire of shy Knowleton Whitney for two good reasons: she's ready to settle down and Knowleton is filthy rich. Following their engagement, there remains only the matter of meeting his very eccentric parents.
    • Date: 1985
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    Mary / Mary falls in love with an artist and then learns that he had broken his engagement to a neighbor of hers owing to a misunderstanding relating to an intercepted letter. Mary retrieves the letter and shows it to Laura, the ex-fiancée, to impress her that the artist had intended to apologize for their silly quarrel. Mary sacrifices her own love even further by deliberately ...
    • Date: 1915
  • Film, Video
    Shirasagi
    白鷺 /
    Maria Rodriguez notes regarding "Kinugasa's 108th film. The idealism of this movie, represented by the young lovers, is doomed from the very beginning by the previous commitments and circumstances in which the two lovers had allowed themselves to become involved. The idealism is ruined by their own shortcomings and imperfections and is therefore a shaky premise for much of the plot. Based on the ...
    • Contributor: Kinugasa, Teinosuke - Yamamoto, Fujiko
    • Date: 2015
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    Omnibus. Merry widow An episode of the television cultural anthology series devoted entirely to a performance of Franz Lehar's The Merry widow.
    • Contributor: Saudek, Robert - Robbie, Seymour - Cooke, Alistair - Ormandy, Eugene - Ritchard, Cyril - Munsel, Patrice - Lehár, Franz - Ford Foundation. Tv-Radio Workshop - Cbs Television Network - Wesleyan University Collection (Library of Congress) - Saudek (Robert) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1954
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    The big parade / A World War I drama about lazy James Apperson (John Gilbert), son of an industrious aristocrat (Hobart Bosworth) and his wife (Claire McDowell), and how he is coaxed into joining the Army by his father and girlfriend (Claire Adams) when the U.S. enters the War. Upon entering the Army, James is sent to France to serve his tour of duty. While in France, he ...
    • Date: 1925
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    Queen Christina / Seventeenth-century Queen Christina of Sweden relinquishes her throne for her lover, the ambassador from Spain, in this historical drama.
    • Date: 1934
  • Film, Video
    When love is king. A romantic adventure drama in which the King of Norland, who is unhappy because he wants to be loved for himself and not his title, forsakes his royal duties and runs away to the United States with a baron. The king's evil cousin, Stepan, uses a spy network to follow the king's activities, and dispatches an Oriental agent to America to assassinate the king. ...
    • Date: 1916
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    The Rose of San Juan / Ben Cameron (Sidney Ayres), a young Virginian, arrives in California to homestead on government land. He meets a starving youth along the way and returns him to his mother (Louise Lester). He then meets Inez, the most beautiful girl in San Juan, and they fall in love. Later, at a dance, they meet again and Cameron beats a drunken Spaniard (Jack Richardson) who forces ...
    • Date: 1913
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    The Salamander / 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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    Swing time / Lucky Garnett, a featured troupe dancer and professional gambler, falls in love with Penny Carrol, a dance school instructor. Their attempts to audition as a dance team are hampered by the jealousy of band leader Ricky Romero who is in love with Penny. Their romance is hampered by Lucky's engagement to a girl back home. In the end all the problems are sorted out ...
    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video
    Swing time Lucky Garnett, a featured troupe dancer and professional gambler, falls in love with Penny Carrol, a dance school instructor. Their attempts to audition as a dance team are hampered by the jealousy of band leader Ricky Romero who is in love with Penny. Their romance is hampered by Lucky's engagement to a girl back home. In the end all the problems are sorted out ...
    • Date: 1986
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    Solitaire for 2 /
    Solitaire for two | Tender trap
    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. Forty-five minutes from Broadway /
    Forty-five minutes from Broadway | 45 minutes from Broadway
    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting solely of a performance of the musical by George M. Cohan entitled Forty-five minutes from Broadway; in 3 acts.
    • Date: 1959
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    A Duke for a day / Young Benny Barlow seeks employment in a wall paper and paint shop in order to court the daughter, Jessie Wallace, of its owner. Benny is mistakenly identified as the Duke of Dalhousie and is feted by society, employing his former rival at the paper shop, Hank, as his secretary. Jessie is uninterested in Benny as a duke, but all goes well when the mistake ...
    • Date: 1917
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    Living in a big way / A World War II Army pilot and a young woman who have known each other for only a few days, are married hours before he is shipped overseas. He returns after being discharged to find that his father-in-law has become wealthy and his unkissed bride is now a society belle, who regrets the marriage and wants a quiet divorce. He works with other veterans ...
    • Date: 1947
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    How men propose / Grace Darling is conducting dispassionate research for her article about male coutship rituals: three men in succession propose marriage to her; she accepts all three proposals. Since the men are roommates, they discover their problem in short order and return to her for an explanation.
    • Date: 1913
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    Friends, Romans and Leo / Beset by debts, Mulius Caesar, Emperor of ancient Rome, offers his daughter Myria in marriage to the royal loan-shark Liarus Bunko. In order to eliminate Plento Morpheus, Myria's affectionate suitor who is a newly arrived slave with glasses and a zigzag part in his hair, Mulius sets up a gladiator match between Plento and Brutal Brutus, with the loser to be sent to Leo ...
    • Contributor: Crosland, Alan - Wadsworth, William - McKee, Raymond - Fletcher, Juanita - Macdonough, Harry - Fables, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - George Kleine (Firm) - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
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    You were never lovelier / Maria is the eldest daughter of hotel magnate Edwardo Acuña, "the most opinionated man in South America." Having inherited her father's misanthropy, Maria has created havoc for her sisters who can't wed until she marries a man of Acuña's choice. Along comes Robert Davis, a carefree American dancer, down on his luck in Argentina. Unfortunately for Robert, Acuña can't stand him , especially when ...
    • Date: 1985
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    Türev / Nazım is a successful young Istnabul writer who is about to marry Süreyya. Süreyya is not sure about Nazım's love and so she asks her best friend Burcu to seduce him in order to test his fidelity.
    • Contributor: Inaç, Ulaş Inan - Bereket, Beste - Şantırcıoğlu, Gülçin - Yalçıner, Güçl - Camerart Film (Firm) - D Yapım Reklamcılık Ve Dağıtım A.Ş. (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
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    A Modern Garrick / Gwendoline becomes infatuated with Richard Hamspiel, an actor playing Romeo, and she develops a mania for playing Juliet. Her fiancé, Carhart, cures her with the aid of a hypnotist and Hamspiel himself.
    • Date: 1913
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    The Sea waif / Nancy Potter was lost at sea when she was a young child. She was rescued and reared by Cail Potter, a fisherman (and, unbeknownst to Nancy, a thief). Nancy is being courted by Silas Jones, her "father's" cohort, but she despises Silas. Harry Caton, an actor, has been sent to their small, seacoast village to recuperate from a throat ailment. While robbing the home ...
    • Date: 1918
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    The Pajama parade / 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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    The Girls of Grassville / 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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    The Resurrection of Dan Packard / Desert prospectors Dan Packard and "Long-Shorty" Ferguson encounter spinster Arabella Beebe whom they believe to be a recent widow; they later have a spitting contest to determine which one should marry her. Loser Dan stages his own funeral in order to wrangle out of the wedding, but comes back to life when he learns that Arabella owns the gold mine. Includes footage of Tom ...
    • Date: 1916
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    Omnibus. An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of 6 segments of varying lengths. The first, fourth, and last segments were originally produced on film.
    • Date: 1952
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    For me and my gal / The story of the ups and downs of the careers and love lives of three vaudevillians who team up shortly before the beginning of World War I. They dissolve the act during the war, but are reconciled and reunited for a triumphant performance at the Palace after the war is over.
    • Date: 1942
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    In at the finish / A poor bumbler competes with a suave gentleman for the attentions of a lovely young lady. The bumbler attempts to impress her by doing calisthenics, playing tennis and golf, and throwing the hammer, but something always goes awry. Finally he wins both the young lady and a long-distance foot race by hitching a ride on the back of an automobile.
    • Date: 1916
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    The pride of the clan / "After her father, the chieftain of a clan off the western coast of Scotland, dies at sea during a storm, Marget MacTavish consoles the other clan members even though she is heartbroken. On the Sabbath, Marget takes command as chieftain and drives everyone into the nearly empty church, except for David Pitcairn, who thinks that praying is fruitless. When Marget and Jamie Campbell, a ...
    • Date: 1917
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    Conquest / A historical portrayal of the life of Napoleon Bonaparte (Charles Boyer) from 1807 through 1815 and his romantic involvement with Polish Countess Marie Walewska (Greta Garbo), who bore him a son, Alexandre (Scotty Beckett), and the eventual parting of their relationship. The story begins in Poland in 1807 and continues through the departure of Napoleon from France in 1815.
    • Date: 1937
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    Written in the sand / The shy fisherman Peter discovers his name and that of Norma, a local girl, written together in the sand at the seashore. But Norma's father favors Rowland, the preacher's nephew, for his daughter. Norma becomes fond of Rowland. Peter rescues Rowland from quicksand. Norma's father's fortune is stolen; Peter recovers it. But Norma responds to the attentive Rowland and Peter gives up, heading for ...
    • Date: 1912
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    Romeo and Juliet / 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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    Through the keyhole / Mrs. Hunter Fortune wants to marry Millionbucks, and her son, Algernon Hasno Fortune, wants to marry Millionbucks' daughter, Helen, after meeting them at a hotel. Helen prefers Freddy Bounce, the hotel owner's son. Millionbucks is entranced by Mrs. Hunter Fortune and prefers Algernon for Helen. Freddy gets Algernon away from Helen by dangling him out a window and later making him captive. Millionbucks peers ...
    • Date: 1914
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    Just squaw / 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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    Up in arms / Wartime musical comedy about a hypochondriac elevator operator who, after being drafted into the Army, becomes a surprise hero. Infatuated with nurse Mary, Danny Weems tries to set up his friend Joe with her friend and fellow nurse Virginia, but Virginia is crazy about Danny and Joe and Mary fall for each other. After all four enter the Army, Danny, Joe, and Virginia discover ...
    • Date: 1944
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    Omnibus. Professor Tim / An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting solely of a performance of a play performed by the Abbey Theatre Company and written by George Shiels.
    • Date: 1959
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    Brother Rat / Two wild-spirited cadets at the Virginia Military Institute, Billy Randolph and Dan Crawford, try to hold back their rule-breaking tendencies in the weeks before graduation but things get a bit harried and difficult when their buddy Bing, who is secretly married, learns that his wife is pregnant. When Dan starts romancing the commandant's daughter Claire and Billy woos Joyce, the pair realize that they ...
    • Date: 1938
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    Love and other sorrows / In St. Louis during the summer in the 1950's, it's a great summer for the coming-of-age of a sixteen year old boy. A great summer to learn a little about love and a lot about life. Ben Griffin lives with his widowed mother and beautiful 22-year-old sister, Dodie. Through the eyes and heart of Ben, the story follows Ben's mother's need for his sister ...
    • Contributor: Gomer, Steven - Goldberg, Dick - Franz, Elizabeth - Mailer, Stephen - Morris, Haviland - Collet, Christopher - Garrett, Spencer - Lc Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1989
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    No soup / A comic piece in which the American consul in some part of Africa rescues the missionary's daughter's dog from a butcher, thereby winning the daughter's heart.
    • Date: 1915
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    Barriers of society / A wealthy girl is stranded on a rock and a poor fisherman's son rescues her. They meet again when he is working as a crew member on a yacht. She is on board with her suitor who arranges a fake ship wreck, so that he may be alone with her on a deserted island. The sailor discovers the plot and follws them to the ...
    • Contributor: Carleton, Lloyd - Myton, Fred - Davenport, Dorothy - Johnson, Emory - Irvine, Clarke - Red Feather Photo-Plays (Firm) - Universal Film Manufacturing Company - Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    al-Baḥth ʻan faḍīḥah /
    Looking for a scandal | Recherche d'un scandale
    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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    The Matinee girl / Vera, a stage-struck young woman, coquettishly asks dancing star Stuart Harcourt to help her obtain a stage career; Stuart offers his assistance and his passionate advances to Vera in his dressing room, but is cut short when his wife, whose existence was unknown to Vera, appears at the theater. Later, at home, Vera gets her revenge by giving Harcourt's autographed photograph to her black ...
    • Date: 1918
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    Shut out in the ninth.
    Story of the Greenport boys
    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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    Words and music / A musical version of the lives and work of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart featuring twenty-two of their songs.
    • Date: 1948
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    Goodbye, Mr. Chips /
    Goodbye, Mister Chips
    At the beginning we are shown Mr. Chips at the close of his life, a very old and sick man. Then, by flash-back, his career at Brookfield School is unfolded; his early diffidence and unpopularity; his disappointments; his courtship and marriage; his retirement; his temporary headmastership during the war, and finally, loved and honoured, his death.
    • Date: 1939
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    ʻAllimūnī al-ḥubb
    علموني الحب | Teach me about love | Lessons in love | Apprenez-moi l'amour
    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