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.
9. 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.
11. 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. 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.
26. 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.
27. 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 »
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.
29. 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.
36. 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 »
39. Lincoln, the Man of the People (1923)
4 min | Short
Poet and writer Edwin Markham recites his poem "Lincoln, the Man of the People" written in 1900 and presented at the opening ceremonies of the Lincoln Memorial on 30 May 1922.
43. 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. 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 »
47. 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.
48. Hulda of Holland (1913)
Drama, Romance, Short
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 »