Most Popular Titles With J. Searle Dawley
1. 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.
2. 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 »
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.
4. 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 »
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.
9. 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 »
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
16. 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 »
17. 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.
19. 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 »
21. 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 »
Director: J. Searle Dawley
25. An Unselfish Love (1910)
11 min | Short, Drama
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 »
27. 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 »
Director: J. Searle Dawley
30. 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 »
32. 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 »
37. Mary Stuart (1913)
The beautiful and much loved Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, is one of the most unfortunate and sympathetic characters in history. Born in Scotland, educated at the court of Francis II of ... See full summary »
38. An Hour Before Dawn (1913)
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. 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.