Most Popular Titles With J. Searle Dawley
1. Frankenstein (1910)
Unrated | 16 min | Short, 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 »
2. 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 »
4. 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.
5. 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 »
7. 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.
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. 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 »
13. 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.
14. 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 »
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.
18. Treasure Island (1912)
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 »
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.
25. Hansel and Gretel (1909)
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 »
30. Little Lady Eileen (1916)
50 min | Romance
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 »
33. 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 »
37. Dances of the Ages (1913)
With the two principals in a ballet of forty dancers that is a feast to the eye. Back of this novelty there is woven a simple tale of an old fashioned dancing master, in his little garret ... See full summary »
40. Faust (1909)
Faust, an aged philosopher and magician who has grown weary of life and has sought in vain for the secret of eternal youth, decides, after a night's long vigil, to call forth from the ... See full summary »
43. How Mrs. Murray Saved the American Army (1911)
Short, Action, Drama
During the American Revolution, Mrs. Murray (Miriam Nesbitt), a spirited American wife, pretends to welcome the British command into her home, While they gorge on her enormous meals, she ... See full summary »
45. 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 »
49. A Rose of the Tenderloin (1909)
A woman is living outside the social pale, trying to keep her child from being taken away from her by its rich and highly respectable aunt and uncle. A notorious gambler, "Tenderloin Harry,... See full summary »