Most Popular Titles With J. Searle Dawley
1. 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 »
2. 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 »
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.
4. 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.
7. 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. 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.
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
15. 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 »
16. 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.
19. Bill's Sweetheart (1913)
Bill, who is with a bunch of cowboys on their way to town, picks up from the wreckage of a prairie schooner a little baby girl. Five years later the little girl, while running after ... See full summary »
21. 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 »
Director: J. Searle Dawley
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.
30. 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 »
43. Michael Strogoff (1910)
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 »
47. 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 »
48. 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.
49. 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 »
50. 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 »