In 1856, slave Eliza (Margarita Fischer) plans to marry George (Arthur Edmund Carew) with the consent of the Shelbys, her masters, but George’s owner prevents the wedding. A few years later, Eliza flees with her son, Harry (Lassie Lou Ahern), after learning the Shelbys plan to hand them over to a crooked creditor to prevent foreclosure. George also escapes and goes on the run while Eliza and Harry are captured and brought back home. Mother and son are separated as George tries to find them both.
Director: Harry A. Pollard
Story by: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Adapted from: Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Screenplay: Harry A. Pollard, A. P. Younger, Walter Anthony, Harvey F. Thew
Stars: Margarita Fischer, James B. Lowe, Arthur Edmund Carewe
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Cock Robin (John Gilbert) is the swaggering ballyhoo man of a Hungarian sideshow known as the Palace of Illusions. The highlight of the show is a reenactment of Salome’s dance of the seven veils, replete with the beheading of John the Baptist. The performer (Renee Adoree) playing Salome is in love with Cock Robin. Jealous, sinister The Greek (Lionel Barrymore) is determined to eliminate this competition for Salome’s affections.
Director: Tod Browning
Producer: Tod Browning
Cinematography: John Arnold
Screenplay: Waldemar Young, Joseph W. Farnham
Stars: John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Lionel Barrymore
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An elderly man works as a waiter at a luxurious restaurant. He’s content and full of hope, and treasures his family more than anything. But it’s time of the First World War and news from the front change his life.
Director: Yakov Protazanov
Production Co: Mezhrabpom-Rus
Writers: Ivan Shmelyov (short story), Yakov Protazanov (scenario)
Stars: Michael Chekhov, Mikhail Klimov, Mikhail Narokov
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“The Shamrock and the Rose” is a light comedy with touches of drama directed by Jack Nelson featuring Mack Swain, Olive Hasbrouck, Edmund Burns, Maurice Costello, Otto Lederer, William Strauss, Dot Farley, Rosa Rosanova, Leon Holmes, Coy Watson and others.
The neighborly “feud” between a Jewish and an Irish families escalates when two of their youngsters fall in love.
Director: Jack Nelson
Writers: Isadore Bernstein, Owen Davis (play)
Stars: Mack Swain, Olive Hasbrouck, Edmund Burns
A movie about the Estonian war of independance
The film depicts the adventures of three students who enlist in the war when their small country is invaded by the Russian Bolshevists during the Estonian war of independence (1918-1920).
Directed by Theodor Luts
Writers: Aksella Luts, Theodor Luts
Stars: Arnold Vaino, Juhan Nõmmik, Ruut Tarmo
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7.6/10 · IMDb
When stock girl Maggie Johnson (Mary Pickford) falls for coworker Joe Grant (Charles Rogers) at the Merrill department store, she doesn’t know he’s the son of the owner. Joe wants to prove that he has what it takes to honestly work his way up. In the process, he falls for Maggie, too. After his real identity is revealed, Maggie also learns that he’s engaged to a debutante (Avonne Taylor). Maggie flees from their budding relationship, and Joe becomes determined to win her back.
Director: Sam Taylor
Budget: 483,103 USD
Screenplay: Hope Loring, Kathleen Norris, Allen McNeil, Tim Whelan
Story by: Hope Loring, Kathleen Norris
Stars: Mary Pickford, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, Sunshine Hart
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The was final film for acclaimed Woman Writer/Director/Producer Lois Weber.
Only fragments of the film survive. Roughly 3 of the original 7 reels are missing. Most of the beginning middle and end of the film are present. All of the material is pieced together in the chronological order it appeared in the film.
Director: Lois Weber
Writers: Ernest Pascal (story “Egypt”), Lois Weber
Stars: Billie Dove, Huntley Gordon, Raymond Bloomer