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1. Frankenstein (1910)

Unrated | 16 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi

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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 »

Writers: Mary Shelley, J. Searle Dawley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Mary Fuller, Charles Ogle, Augustus Phillips

2. Snow White (I) (1916)

Unrated | 63 min | Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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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.

Writer: Winthrop Ames | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Dorothy Cumming, Creighton Hale, Lionel Braham, Alice Washburn

3. A Christmas Carol (1910)

11 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

6.0
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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.

Writer: Charles Dickens | Directors: J. Searle Dawley, Charles Kent, Ashley Miller | Stars: Marc McDermott, Charles Ogle, William Bechtel, Viola Dana

4. Four Feathers (1915)

Drama

7.2
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Writer: A.E.W. Mason | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Edgar L. Davenport, Fuller Mellish, Ogden Childe, Howard Estabrook

5. Rescued from an Eagle's Nest (1908)

6 min | Action, Short

5.6
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A family is terrified when an eagle carries off its young child.

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Miss Earle, Jinnie Frazer, D.W. Griffith

6. The Three Musketeers: Part 2 (1911)

Short, Drama

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Writer: Alexandre Dumas père | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Sydney Booth, Herbert Delmar, Jack Chagnon, Harold M. Shaw

7. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1912)

12 min | Drama, Short

6.7
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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.

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Ben F. Wilson, Richard Neill, James Gordon, Charles Sutton

8. Love's Old Sweet Song (1923)

20 min | Short

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Writers: Augustus Bertilla, Jacques Byrne | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Louis Wolheim, Helen Weir, Donald Gallaher, Helen Lowell

10. In the Bishop's Carriage (1913)

Crime, Drama

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A successful stage actress with a hidden past as a criminal is kept on the path of righteousness by a benefactor.

Writers: Miriam Michelson, B.P. Schulberg | Directors: J. Searle Dawley, Edwin S. Porter | Stars: Mary Pickford, David Wall, House Peters, Grace Henderson

11. The Prince and the Pauper (1909)

Short

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Writers: J. Searle Dawley, Mark Twain | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Cecil Spooner, Charles Ogle, William Sorelle, Mark Twain

13. Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913)

Drama

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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.

Writer: Thomas Hardy | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Minnie Maddern Fiske, Raymond Bond, David Torrence, John Steppling

14. The Seven Swans (1917)

Romance, Fantasy

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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 »

Writers: Hans Christian Andersen, J. Searle Dawley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, William E. Danforth, Augusta Anderson, Edwin Denison

15. An Unselfish Love (1910)

11 min | Short, Drama

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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 »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Herbert Prior, Mabel Trunnelle, Laura Sawyer

16. The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of (1911)

Short, Comedy, Drama

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: William West, Mary Fuller, Yale Benner, James Gordon

17. Treasure Island (1912)

Short, Adventure

5.7
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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 »

Writer: Robert Louis Stevenson | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Addison Rothermel, Ben F. Wilson, Charles Ogle, Mary Fuller

18. Caprice (1913)

Comedy, Drama

6.5
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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.

Writer: Howard P. Taylor | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, Ernest Truex, Ogden Crane

19. Cupid's Pranks (1908)

10 min | Short, Fantasy

4.5
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Cupid visits a ballroom dance and tries to bring a couple together.

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Violette Hill, Mr. Barry, Marie Murray, Phineas Nairs

20. The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter (1912)

Short, Drama

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Writer: Bannister Merwin | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Charles Sutton, Laura Sawyer, Ben F. Wilson, William R. Randall

21. The Trainer's Daughter; or, A Race for Love (1907)

14 min | Drama, Short

4.6
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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 »

Directors: J. Searle Dawley, Edwin S. Porter | Stars: Edward Boulden, Miss DeVarney, William Sorelle, Mr. Sullivan

22. A Good Little Devil (1914)

Drama

5.3
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Writers: Rosemonde Gerard, Maurice Rostand, Austin Strong | Directors: Edwin S. Porter, J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Mary Pickford, Ernest Truex, William Norris, Iva Merlin

23. The Old Monk's Tale (1913)

Short, Drama

6.1
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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.

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Ben F. Wilson, Laura Sawyer, James Gordon, Charles Sutton

24. Hansel and Gretel (1909)

Drama, Short

5.8
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Writer: J. Searle Dawley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Cecil Spooner, Mary Fuller, Ethel Browning

25. An American Citizen (1914)

Comedy, Romance

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Writers: J. Searle Dawley, Madeleine Lucette Ryley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: John Barrymore, Evelyn Moore, Peter Lang, Hal Clarendon

26. Bab's Burglar (1917)

Passed | 50 min | Comedy, Romance

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Writers: Mary Roberts Rinehart, Margaret Turnbull | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Leone Morgan, Richard Barthelmess, Frank Losee

27. A Little Girl Who Did Not Believe in Santa Claus (1907)

14 min | Short, Drama, Family

6.2
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A generous boy tries to help a girl who does not believe in Santa Claus because of her family's poverty.

Directors: J. Searle Dawley, Edwin S. Porter | Stars: Gitchner Hartman, Mr. Lehapman, Bessie Schrednecky, William Sorelle

28. The Substitute Stenographer (1913)

Short, Drama

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Writer: J. Searle Dawley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Laura Sawyer, Charles Ogle, Robert Brower, Herbert Prior

29. Uncle Tom's Cabin (1918)

50 min | Drama

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Writers: Harriet Beecher Stowe, J. Searle Dawley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Sam Hardy, Jack W. Johnston, Florence Carpenter

30. Edison's Frankenstein (1990)

19 min | Sci-Fi, Short, Fantasy

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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 »

Writers: Robert David, J. Searle Dawley, Mary Shelley | Director: Robert David | Stars: John Golden, Mary Ann Curto, David Paulson, B.J. Cearley

31. Molly Make-Believe (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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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 »

Writers: Eleanor Hallowell Abbott, Hugh Ford, Doty Hobart | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Mahlon Hamilton, Dick Gray, Helen Dahl

32. Dances of the Ages (1913)

Documentary, Short

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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 »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Duane Wager, Dorothy Davenport, Anna Dodge, Ted Shawn

33. The Valentine Girl (1917)

50 min | Drama, Romance

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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 »

Writers: J. Searle Dawley, Laura Sawyer | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Frank Losee, Richard Barthelmess, Kathryn Adams

34. Bab's Diary (1917)

Comedy, Romance

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Writers: Martha D. Foster, Mary Roberts Rinehart, Margaret Turnbull | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Nigel Barrie, Leone Morgan, Frank Losee

36. Fireside Reminiscences (1908)

8 min | Drama, Short

4.5
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A broken-hearted husband thinks about the past as he sits by the fireplace.

Directors: J. Searle Dawley, Edwin S. Porter | Stars: Miss Abbott, Miss Acton, Edward Boulden, Mr. Sullivan

37. The Three Musketeers: Part 1 (1911)

Short, Drama

7.1
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Writer: Alexandre Dumas père | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Sydney Booth, Herbert Delmar, Jack Chagnon, Harold M. Shaw

38. The Sailor's Love Letter (1911)

Drama, Romance, Short

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Herbert Prior, Mabel Trunnelle, Laura Sawyer

39. The First Settler's Story (1912)

Drama, Short

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Writer: Will Carleton | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: James Gordon, Laura Sawyer

40. The Lost Paradise (1914)

Drama

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Writers: Henry C. DeMille, Ludwig Fulda | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: H.B. Warner, Catherine Carter, Mark Price, Arthur Hoops

41. Still Waters (1915)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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A canal boat captain disowns his daughter when she marries a circus performer. Years later he is reunited with the granddaughter he never knew.

Writers: Edith Barnard Delano, Hugh Ford | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Robert Broderick, Philip Tonge, Robert Vaughn

42. Rich Man, Poor Man (1918)

Drama, Romance

7.8
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Writers: Tom Bret, George Broadhurst, J. Searle Dawley, Maximilian Foster | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Richard Barthelmess, George Backus, Frederick Warde

44. Yosemite National Park and Big Trees of California (1913)

Documentary, Short

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Director: J. Searle Dawley

45. Michael Strogoff (1910)

Short

6.2
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Writers: J. Searle Dawley, Jules Verne | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Charles Ogle, Mary Fuller, Marc McDermott, Harold M. Shaw

46. One of Millions (1914)

Drama, War

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Writer: J. Searle Dawley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Laura Sawyer, Maximillian Jurgens, Gertrude Norman, Robert Broderick

47. The Declaration of Independence (I) (1911)

Drama, Short

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marc McDermott, Robert Brower, Harry Linson, Miriam Nesbitt

48. Helene of the North (1915)

Drama, Romance

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Conway Tearle, Elliott Dexter, Robert Rogers

49. The Song That Reached His Heart (1910)

11 min | Short, Drama

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Star: Edwin August

50. The Rainbow Princess (1916)

50 min | Drama

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Writer: Shannon Fife | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Ann Pennington, William Courtleigh Jr., Augusta Anderson, Grant Stewart