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1. 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: 2,078

2. 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: 252

3. 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: 351

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: 346

5. 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

6. 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

Votes: 10

7. Edison's Frankenstein (1990)

19 min | Sci-Fi, Short, Fantasy

7.4
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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: 19

8. Four Feathers (1915)

Drama

7.0
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Writer: A.E.W. Mason | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Edgar L. Davenport, Fuller Mellish, Ogden Childe, Howard Estabrook

Votes: 27

9. 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

10. The Ransom of Red Chief (1911)

Short, Comedy, Western

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

11. 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

12. Abraham Lincoln (1924)

Short

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

13. Mice and Men (1916)

Romance

5.0
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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: 6

14. The Seven Swans (1917)

Romance, Fantasy

6.6
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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: 5

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. A Suburbanite's Ingenious Alarm (1908)

7 min | Short, Comedy

5.3
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An office worker takes desperate measures in an attempt to get up on time in the morning.

Directors: J. Searle Dawley, Edwin S. Porter

Votes: 53

19. 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

20. 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

21. The Big Dam (1911)

Short, Drama, Western

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Herbert Prior, Mabel Trunnelle, James Gordon, Charles Sutton

22. 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

23. 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

24. The Lost Paradise (1914)

Drama

5.0
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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: 5

25. 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

26. A Woman's Triumph (1914)

Drama

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Writer: Sir Walter Scott | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Laura Sawyer, Betty Harte, George Moss, Hal Clarendon

27. 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

28. 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

29. The Relief of Lucknow (1912)

Drama, Short

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: James Gordon, William R. Randall, Ben F. Wilson, Richard Neill

30. Little Lady Eileen (1916)

50 min | Romance

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Young Irish girl, Lady Eileen, believes the words of a cobbler who predicts she will see her future husband's face if she looks into the water of a well. Sure enough, Stanley Churchill ... See full summary »

Writers: Betty T. Fitzgerald, Hugh Ford | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Vernon Steele, John L. Shine, J.K. Murray

31. Bab's Matinee Idol (1917)

Comedy, Romance

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Writers: Mary Roberts Rinehart, Margaret Turnbull | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Helen Greene, Isabel O'Madigan, Frank Losee

32. 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

33. 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

34. 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

35. 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: 8

36. An American Citizen (1914)

Comedy, Romance

3.2
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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: 6

37. 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: 70

38. 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

39. 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

40. Adolph Zukor Introduces Phonofilm (1923)

4 min | Short

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Short film of Adolph Zukor, head of Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount, introducing the DeForest Phonofilm sound-on-film system.

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Star: Adolph Zukor

41. The Diamond Crown (1913)

Short, Mystery

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Mrs. Wethersby comes to the station with the complaint that several thefts have been committed in her house, and Kate Kirby, a detective, is allowed to undertake the investigation as her ... See full summary »

Writer: J. Searle Dawley | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Laura Sawyer, Charles Ogle, Robert Brower, Mrs. William Bechtel

42. The Battle of Bunker Hill (1911)

Short, War

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Writer: Clyde Fitch | Directors: Oscar Apfel, J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Ben F. Wilson, Mabel Trunnelle, Guy Coombs, Frank McGlynn Sr.

44. In the Bishop's Carriage (1913)

Crime, Drama

5.6
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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: 7

45. The House of the Seven Gables (1910)

Drama, Thriller, Short

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Writers: J. Searle Dawley, Nathaniel Hawthorne | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Star: Mary Fuller

46. Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms (1912)

Short, Drama, Romance

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Writer: Thomas Moore | Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Ben F. Wilson, Bessie Learn, Laura Sawyer

47. Personally Conducted: A Trip to Bermuda (1912)

Documentary, Short

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: James Gordon, Charles Sutton, Ethel Jewett, Jessie McAllister

48. Caprice (1913)

Comedy, Drama

5.2
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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: 9

49. The Corsican Brothers (1912)

Drama, Short

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Writer: Alexandre Dumas père | Directors: Oscar Apfel, J. Searle Dawley | Stars: George Lessey, Miriam Nesbitt, Bigelow Cooper, Marc McDermott

50. The Battle of Trafalgar (1911)

Short, War

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