Most Popular Titles With J. Searle Dawley
1. Frankenstein (1910)
Unrated | 16 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror
Frankenstein, a young medical student, trying to create the perfect human being, instead creates a misshapen monster. Made ill by what he has done, Frankenstein is comforted by his fiancée ... See full summary »
2. Snow White (I) (1916)
Unrated | 63 min | Fantasy, Romance
Snow White is a motherless princess, who arouses the jealousy and hatred of Mary Jane, her mother's former lady-in-waiting, who is the ugliest woman in the kingdom, but aspires to the ... See full summary »
3. A Christmas Carol (1910)
11 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
Based on the story by Charles Dickens: Ebenezer Scrooge is well known for his harsh, miserly ways, until he is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and then by three other spirits.
5. Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913)
A peasant girl sent to make a claim on her family's ancestral home in England's Wessex is seduced and left with child by its current owner.
6. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1912)
12 min | Drama, Short
Retelling of the famous incident in the 1854 Crimean War when a British cavalry unit, because of a mix-up in orders, charged an almost impregnable Russian artillery position and was decimated.
10. Lochinvar (1909)
Sir Walter Raleigh's romantic story of the love that laughed at more than locksmiths, and to which even castle walls and haughty fathers were no bar, is told by the Edison Company with a ... See full summary »
11. Hansel and Gretel (1909)
We are transported back to the little Dutch cottage in the woods and see little Hansel and Gretel and their parents, and we feel their hunger and are glad when their father starts out with ... See full summary »
12. Mice and Men (1916)
Mark Embury sets out to create the perfect wife by adopting Peggy. His work is a success until the girl falls in love with another man. Ultimately, he must give her up and become satisfied ... See full summary »
14. The Prince and the Pauper (1909)
Tom Canty, an intelligent and partly educated pauper boy, a beggar, the son of a ruffianly father, bore the strongest resemblance to the Prince of Wales. One day Tom wandered near the ... See full summary »
15. The Old Monk's Tale (1913)
A monk tells a tale about a woman who can only surrender her heart to a man who can offer her jewels. A poor man falls in love with her and steals jewels off a statue of the Madonna to give to her.
16. In the Bishop's Carriage (1913)
A successful stage actress with a hidden past as a criminal is kept on the path of righteousness by a benefactor.
17. Caprice (1913)
A wealthy young man's marriage to a mountain girl he meets while hunting is disastrous until she abandons him and later reappears incognito as a tutored and sophisticated woman.
18. Edison's Frankenstein (1990)
19 min | Sci-Fi, Short, Fantasy
Thoroughly researched remake of the first screen version of Mary Shelley's story. Blending visual nightmare & Gothic romance, it tells this much trampled tale more as Jekyll and Hyde ghost ... See full summary »
19. Treasure Island (1912)
Young Jim Hawkins is caught up with the pirate Long John Silver in search of the buried treasure of the buccaneer Captain Flint, in this adaptation of the classic novel by Robert Louis ... See full summary »
14 min | Short, Drama, Family
A generous boy tries to help a girl who does not believe in Santa Claus because of her family's poverty.
25. Comedy and Tragedy (1909)
A strong dramatic story is woven around the love of a famous actress who has become deeply infatuated with the handsome bodyguard of a Prince. The Prince, himself enamored of the actress, ... See full summary »
28. Molly Make-Believe (1916)
50 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Young Molly brings her little brother and her bulldog to the big city in hopes of finding success. She takes a job at a firm which provides letter- writing services for those unable to do ... See full summary »
31. The Princess and the Peasant (1910)
To Have and to Hold often proved a great deal harder in "Ye Olden Times" than today, and it was ever thus in that far away "Kingdom by the Sea," when rank and high title and how degree ... See full summary »
33. The Trainer's Daughter; or, A Race for Love (1907)
14 min | Drama, Short
Jack and the daughter of a horse trainer are in love with each other, but when the trainer discovers them together, he makes it clear that Jack is unwelcome. Later, at the stables, another ... See full summary »
40. As a Man Lives (1923)
60 min | Drama
Sherry Mason, the playboy son of wealthy parents, lives a life of self-indulgence until he meets Nadia Meredith, the daughter of a poor bookseller. Smitten with her, he asks her to marry ... See full summary »
42. Still Waters (1915)
50 min | Comedy, Drama
A canal boat captain disowns his daughter when she marries a circus performer. Years later he is reunited with the granddaughter he never knew.
47. The Valentine Girl (1917)
50 min | Drama, Romance
Marion ( Marguerite Clark ) a young girl is given up by her guardian to be raised by her father who has a criminal past. Under the enchanting influence of his daughter, he renounces his ... See full summary »