Most Popular Titles With J. Searle Dawley
1. Frankenstein (1910)
Unrated | 16 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, a beautiful girl, is despised by a wicked queen who tries to destroy her. With the aid of dwarves in the woods, Snow White overcomes the queen.
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.
8. 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.
10. 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.
11. The Seven Swans (1917)
Once upon a time there was a beautiful little Princess, Tweedledee, who lived with her father and seven brothers in 'The Kingdom of the Seven Dials'. The Wicked Queen, the Witch of the ... See full summary »
12. 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 »
16. 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.
23. 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.
31. Leah Kleschna (1913)
The daughter of a master jewel thief continues his ways, but relents when caught by a man who shows her the error of her ways instead of calling the police. Her reformation is clouded when ... See full summary »
36. How Mrs. Murray Saved the American Army (1911)
Short, Action, Drama
During the American Revolution, Mrs. Murray (Miriam Nesbitt), a spirited American wife, pretends to welcome the British command into her home, While they gorge on her enormous meals, she ... See full summary »
37. Dances of the Ages (1913)
With the two principals in a ballet of forty dancers that is a feast to the eye. Back of this novelty there is woven a simple tale of an old fashioned dancing master, in his little garret ... See full summary »
38. 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.
41. Chelsea 7750 (1913)
A detective's daughter is kidnapped by a gang of counterfeiters led by an evil professor whose son has been sent to prison based on the detective's evidence.
45. An Unselfish Love (1910)
11 min | Short, Drama
Unsuccessful in his suit for Mabel, John goes to farm in western Canada. Mabel's father convinces her that John has found another sweetheart, so Mabel accepts an old suitor. A spinster who ... See full summary »
46. Mary Stuart (1913)
The beautiful and much loved Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, is one of the most unfortunate and sympathetic characters in history. Born in Scotland, educated at the court of Francis II of ... See full summary »