Most Popular Titles With J. Searle Dawley

1. Frankenstein (1910)
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 »

3. Snow White (I) (1916)
63 min | Fantasy, Romance
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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.

4. A Christmas Carol (1910)
11 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
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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.

5. Four Feathers (1915)
Drama
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7. Love's Old Sweet Song (1923)
20 min | Short
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8. Caprice (1913)
Comedy, Drama
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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.

9. Rescued from an Eagle's Nest (1908)
6 min | Action, Short
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A family is terrified when an eagle carries off its young child.

10. 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.

11. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1912)
12 min | Drama, Short
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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.

12. Hansel and Gretel (1909)
Drama, Short
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13. An American Citizen (1914)
Comedy, Romance
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15. 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 »

17. Treasure Island (1912)
Short, Adventure
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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 »

18. The Substitute Stenographer (1913)
Short, Drama
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19. The Lost Paradise (1914)
Drama
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21. 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.

23. Edison's Frankenstein (1990)
19 min | Sci-Fi, Short, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
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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 »

25. The Old Monk's Tale (1913)
Short, Drama
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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.

26. Jack, the Giant Killer (I) (1912)
Short, Fantasy
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27. The House of the Seven Gables (1910)
Drama, Thriller, Short
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28. Lincoln, the Man of the People (1923)
4 min | Short
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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.

Writer: Edwin Markham |  Director: J. Searle Dawley |  Star: Edwin Markham
29. The Battle of Trafalgar (1911)
Short, War
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30. The Sailor's Love Letter (1911)
Drama, Romance, Short
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33. The Trainer's Daughter; or, A Race for Love (1907)
14 min | Drama, Short
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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 »

34. The Declaration of Independence (I) (1911)
Drama, Short
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35. A Virgin Paradise (1921)
80 min | Comedy, Drama
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36. 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 »

38. A Modern Cinderella (1911)
Drama, Romance, Short
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39. Bab's Burglar (1917)
50 min | Comedy, Romance
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40. The Life of a Salmon (1910)
4 min | Documentary, Short
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This is an actuality film of salmon fishing in British Columbia. Shown are film spawning at hatcheries, jumping up in the falls, the salmon fleet fishing with traps and nets at the mouth of... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley
41. The Next in Command (1914)
Adventure
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43. 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.

45. One of Millions (1914)
Drama, War
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46. The Three Musketeers: Part 1 (1911)
Short, Drama
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47. 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.

49. 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 »

50. 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 »