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1. Snow White (I) (1916)

Unrated | 63 min | Fantasy, Romance

6.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 254

2. Frankenstein (1910)

Unrated | 16 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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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

Votes: 2,107

3. Caprice (1913)

Comedy, Drama

4.8
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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

Votes: 10

4. A Christmas Carol (1910)

11 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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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

Votes: 349

5. Four Feathers (1915)

Drama

6.5
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Writer: A.E.W. Mason | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Edgar L. Davenport, Fuller Mellish, Ogden Childe, Howard Estabrook

Votes: 30

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

6 min | Action, Short

5.7
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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

Votes: 354

7. The Three Musketeers: Part 1 (1911)

Short, Drama

7.5
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Writer: Alexandre Dumas père | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Sydney Booth, Herbert Delmar, Jack Chagnon, Harold M. Shaw

Votes: 8

8. Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913)

Drama

3.8
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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

Votes: 5

9. A Good Little Devil (1914)

Drama

4.7
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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

Votes: 12

10. 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

11. Hansel and Gretel (1909)

Drama, Short

5.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 7

12. 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

13. Mice and Men (1916)

Romance

4.4
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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 »

Writers: Hugh Ford, Madeleine Lucette Ryley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Marshall Neilan, Charles Waldron, Clarence Handyside

Votes: 7

14. Miss George Washington (1916)

Comedy, Romance

4.6
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Writer: Lew Allen | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Frank Losee, Niles Welch, Florence Martin

Votes: 7

15. An American Citizen (1914)

Comedy, Romance

2.9
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Writers: J. Searle Dawley, Madeleine Lucette Ryley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: John Barrymore, Evelyn Moore, Peter Lang, Hal Clarendon

Votes: 7

16. Edison's Frankenstein (1990)

19 min | Sci-Fi, Short, Fantasy

7.5
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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

Votes: 20

17. Chelsea 7750 (1913)

Drama

4.3
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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.

Writer: J. Searle Dawley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Henry E. Dixey, Laura Sawyer, House Peters, Martin Faust

Votes: 6

18. Always in the Way (1915)

Drama

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Writer: Charles Harris | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Mary Miles Minter, Ethelmary Oakland, Lowell Sherman, Edna Holland

19. The Prince and the Pauper (1909)

Short

5.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 12

20. 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

Votes: 69

21. A Virgin Paradise (1921)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writer: Hiram Percy Maxim | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Pearl White, Robert Elliott, Jack Baston, Alan Edwards

22. Cupid's Pranks (1908)

10 min | Short, Comedy, 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

Votes: 71

23. In the Bishop's Carriage (1913)

Crime, Drama

5.0
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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

Votes: 8

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

Documentary, Short

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The four horse coach wheels you out on Inspiration Point and there lies Yosemite before you. Look down the valley at the height of the massiveness of El Capitan, the largest rock in the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley

25. 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

26. 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

Votes: 9

27. 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

28. The Daughter of the Hills (1913)

Short, Drama

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A Roman gladiator marries a shepherdess, who is horrified by his brutality in the arena, until he is moved by the Christian evangelism of Paul.

Writer: J. Searle Dawley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Laura Sawyer, David Davies, P.W. Nares, Wellington A. Playter

29. An Hour Before Dawn (1913)

Drama

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A female detective goes undercover as a chorus girl to solve the murder of a scientist whose son was threatened with disinheritance for his a romance with a chorus girl.

Writer: J. Searle Dawley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Laura Sawyer, House Peters, Edward Earle, William C. Chamberlin

30. The Ransom of Red Chief (1911)

Short, Comedy, Western

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Writer: O. Henry | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Star: Yale Boss

31. 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

32. Hulda of Holland (1913)

Drama, Romance, Short

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A Dutch romance. Hulda and Heintz are bashful, giggling lovers, hut their spooning opportunities are few, as well as being forbidden. One day they get a chance to spoon, but the village ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Menges | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Ben F. Wilson, Laura Sawyer, Jessie McAllister, Charles Sutton

34. The Daughter of the People (1915)

Drama

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Writer: J. Searle Dawley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Robert Broderick, Frederick de Belleville, Laura Sawyer

35. Marta of the Lowlands (1914)

Drama

4.2
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Writer: Àngel Guimerà | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Bertha Kalich, Wellington A. Playter, Hal Clarendon, Frank Holland

Votes: 5

36. Fireside Reminiscences (1908)

8 min | Drama, Short

4.4
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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

Votes: 56

37. The Lost Paradise (1914)

Drama

3.9
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Writers: Henry C. DeMille, Ludwig Fulda | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: H.B. Warner, Catherine Carter, Mark Price, Arthur Hoops

Votes: 7

38. Abraham Lincoln (1924)

Short

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Writer: John Drinkwater | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Star: Frank McGlynn Sr.

39. The Seven Swans (1917)

Romance, Fantasy

5.7
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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

Votes: 6

40. A Perilous Ride (1911)

Short, Thriller, Western

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: James Gordon, Laura Sawyer, Herbert Prior, Charles Sutton

41. The Princess and the Peasant (1910)

Short, Drama

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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 »

Writer: Bannister Merwin | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Mary Fuller, Marc McDermott, Mabel Trunnelle

42. Jack, the Giant Killer (I) (1912)

Short, Fantasy

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Gladys Hulette, Miriam Nesbitt, Harry Eytinge, Gertrude Clarke

43. The Next in Command (1914)

Adventure

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: James Gordon, F.A. Turner, Betty Harte, Frank Sidwell

44. Michael Strogoff (1910)

Short, Drama

6.2
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At a diplomatic function given at the Czar's palace in Moscow about 1S70 word is received by the Chief of the Secret Police that all telegraphic communication between the town of Tomsk and ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 6

45. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1912)

12 min | Drama, Short

7.0
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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

Votes: 24

46. Treasure Island (1912)

Short, Adventure

5.0
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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, Laura Sawyer, Ben F. Wilson, Richard Neill

Votes: 6

47. 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

48. The Battle of Trafalgar (1911)

Short, War

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Sydney Booth, Herbert Prior, James Gordon, Charles Ogle

49. A Clue to Her Parentage (1912)

Short, Thriller

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Writers: Bannister Merwin, James Oppenheim | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Mary Fuller, Marc McDermott, Miriam Nesbitt, Charles Ogle

50. 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