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1. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

8.2
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An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Writer: Budd Schulberg | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

2. Hell's Angels (1930)

Passed | 127 min | Drama, War

7.9
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Brothers Monte and Ray leave Oxford to join the Royal Flying Corps. Ray loves Helen; Helen enjoys an affair with Monte; before they leave on their mission over Germany they find her in still another man's arms.

Writers: Marshall Neilan, Joseph Moncure March, Howard Estabrook, Harry Behn | Directors: Howard Hughes, Edmund Goulding, James Whale | Stars: Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow, John Darrow

3. A Star Is Born (1937)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

7.7
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A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.

Writers: Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Robert Carson, William A. Wellman | Directors: William A. Wellman, Jack Conway | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson

4. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938)

TV-G | 91 min | Family, Adventure

7.2
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Misadventures of a mischievous boy in 1850 Missouri.

Writers: Mark Twain, John V.A. Weaver | Directors: Norman Taurog, George Cukor, H.C. Potter, William A. Wellman | Stars: Tommy Kelly, Jackie Moran, Ann Gillis, May Robson

5. Daddy-Long-Legs (1919)

Unrated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Wealthy Jervis Pendleton acts as benefactor for orphan Judy Abbott, anonymously sponsoring her in her boarding school. But as she grows up, he finds himself falling in love with her, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Webster, Agnes Christine Johnston | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Pickford, Milla Davenport, Percy Haswell, Fay Lemport

6. Souls for Sale (1923)

Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A young woman hits Hollywood, determined to become a star.

Writer: Rupert Hughes | Director: Rupert Hughes | Stars: Eleanor Boardman, Frank Mayo, Richard Dix, Mae Busch

7. Judith of Bethulia (1914)

61 min | Drama, History

7.8
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A fascinating work of high artistry, "Judith of Bethulia" will not only rank as an achievement in this country, but will make foreign producers sit up and take notice. It has a signal and ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas Bailey Aldrich, D.W. Griffith, Grace Pierce, Frank E. Woods | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron

8. Hollywood (1980 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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The definitive documentary about the American silent film industry.

Stars: James Mason, Viola Dana, Byron Haskin, Colleen Moore

9. The Little Princess (1917)

62 min | Drama

7.2
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Little Sara Crewe is placed in a boarding school by her father when he goes off to war, but he does not understand that the headmistress is a cruel, spiteful woman who makes life miserable ... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Hodgson Burnett, Frances Marion | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Pickford, Norman Kerry, Katherine Griffith, Anne Schaefer

10. Stella Maris (1918)

Unrated | 84 min | Drama

7.8
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Stella Maris is a beautiful, crippled girl, who is cared for by a rich family. They shield her from the harsh realities of the world, so that she has no idea of the cruel things that some ... See full summary »

Writers: William J. Locke, Frances Marion | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Pickford, Ida Waterman, Herbert Standing, Conway Tearle

11. Hollywood Boulevard (1936)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

6.7
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With a full Hollywood background and settings but more an expose of scandal-and-gossip magazines of the era, has-been actor John Blakeford agrees to write his memoirs for magazine-publisher... See full summary »

Writers: Faith Thomas, Max Marcin, Marguerite Roberts | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: John Halliday, Marsha Hunt, Robert Cummings, C. Henry Gordon

12. Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley (1918)

Unrated | 67 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Amarilly comes from a large family in a working-class neighborhood. She is happy with her family and her boyfriend Terry, a bartender in a cafe. But one day she meets Gordon, a sculptor who... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Marion, Belle K. Maniates | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Pickford, William Scott, Kate Price, Ida Waterman

13. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917)

78 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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With her family in financial difficulties, Rebecca is sent to live with her two strict, unfeeling aunts, who do not appreciate the young girl's charm and energy. Rebecca must make new ... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Marion, Charlotte Thompson, Kate Douglas Wiggin | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Pickford, Eugene O'Brien, Helen Jerome Eddy, Charles Ogle

14. Swing It Professor (1937)

62 min | Comedy, Musical

5.8
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A music professor is fired from his job for not knowing enough about modern "swing" music. He goes to Chicago to learn more about the subject in hopes of getting his job back, but he winds up getting mixed up with gangsters.

Writers: Connie Lee, Nicholas T. Barrows, Robert St. Claire | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Pinky Tomlin, Paula Stone, Milburn Stone, Mary Kornman

15. Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall (1924)

135 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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In the year 1550, Sir George Vernon agrees to have his young daughter Dorothy betrothed to John Manners, the son of the Earl of Rutland. Sir George signs a contract, promising that the ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Major, Waldemar Young | Directors: Marshall Neilan, Mary Pickford | Stars: Mary Pickford, Anders Randolf, Marc McDermott, Carrie Daumery

16. Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1924)

80 min | Drama

6.3
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A young girl is seduced and raped by an older middle class man in Victorian England. After moving on with her path, she gets married. All is well until her husband discovers her past. ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas Hardy, Dorothy Farnum | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Conrad Nagel, Stuart Holmes, George Fawcett

17. Tanned Legs (1929)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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Peggy and Bill are high society lovebirds, but their marriage plans are put on hold while Peggy spends most of her summer straightening out her wayward parents and her unlucky-in-love ... See full summary »

Writer: Thomas J. Geraghty | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Arthur Lake, June Clyde, Dorothy Revier, Ann Pennington

18. The Lemon Drop Kid (1934)

71 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Writers: Howard J. Green, J.P. McEvoy, Damon Runyon | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Lee Tracy, Helen Mack, William Frawley, Minna Gombell

19. Chloe, Love Is Calling You (1934)

62 min | Horror

3.5
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A black voodoo priestess comes out of the Louisians swamps to take revenge on the white plantation owner she believes killed her husband.

Writer: Marshall Neilan | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Olive Borden, Reed Howes, Molly O'Day, Philip Ober

20. The Vagabond Lover (1929)

Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Musical

5.4
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A zany musical about an amateur musician in search of work who impersonates a big band leader.

Writer: James Ashmore Creelman | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Rudy Vallee, Sally Blane, Marie Dressler, Charles Sellon

21. The Awful Truth (1929)

80 min | Comedy

7.4
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Writers: Horace Jackson, Arthur Richman | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Ina Claire, Henry Daniell, Theodore von Eltz, Paul Harvey

22. Rags (1915)

Drama

8.3
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Writers: Edith Barnard Delano, Frances Marion, Mary Pickford | Director: James Kirkwood | Stars: Mary Pickford, Marshall Neilan, Joseph Manning, J. Farrell MacDonald

23. This Is the Life (1935)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.8
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After obtaining her from an orphanage a couple exploit entertainer Withers till she runs away and later becomes a professional.

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Arthur T. Horman, Sid Brod, Lou Breslow, C. Graham Baker, Nan Blair, Byron Morgan, Gertrude Purcell, Gene Towne | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Jane Withers, John McGuire, Sally Blane, Sidney Toler

24. Thanks for Listening (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Homer Tompkins, a trusting young musician with aspirations of becoming a radio star, is installed in a fine set of offices in Reno by a quartet of "easy money" con artists who have bugged ... See full summary »

Writers: John B. Clymer, Joseph O'Donnell, Stanley Roberts | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Pinky Tomlin, Maxine Doyle, Aileen Pringle, Claire Rochelle

26. Madame Butterfly (1915)

Drama

5.7
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The story of a Japanese woman and the tragedy that ensues when she loves an American naval officer.

Writer: John Luther Long | Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Mary Pickford, Marshall Neilan, Olive West, Jane Hall

27. A Girl of Yesterday (1915)

Comedy

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A girl with old-fashioned values becomes a modern sophisticate.

Writers: Wesley C. MacDermott, Mary Pickford | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Mary Pickford, Jack Pickford, Gertrude Norman, Donald Crisp

28. Three-Ring Marriage (1928)

60 min | Drama

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Writers: Thomas J. Geraghty, Harvey F. Thew, Dixie Willson | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Astor, Lloyd Hughes, Lawford Davidson, Yola d'Avril

29. The Bottle Imp (1917)

50 min | Fantasy, Drama

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Lopaka, a poor Hawaiian fisherman, falls in love with Kokua, a young girl of royal blood. Her father refuses to let him marry her, though, unless Lopaka can bring him two feather cloaks ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Maigne, Robert Louis Stevenson | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Lehua Waipahu, H. Komshi, George Kuwa

30. The Lotus Eater (1921)

70 min | Drama, Romance

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Disillusioned in marriage, Jacques Leroi attempts an airship flight across the Pacific Ocean, but crashes and washes ashore on an island populated by a peaceful tribe of completely happy ... See full summary »

Writers: Marion Fairfax, Albert Payson Terhune | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: John Barrymore, Colleen Moore, Anna Q. Nilsson, Ida Waterman

31. Sweethearts on Parade (1930)

Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.5
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Helen and Nita work in a department store to make ends meet while they search for millionaire husbands. They meet Bill and Hank, who make them reconsider whether they really need millionaires to be happy.

Writers: Alfred A. Cohn, James A. Starr, Colin Clements | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Alice White, Lloyd Hughes, Marie Prevost, Kenneth Thomson

32. Social Register (1934)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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Chorus girl Patsy Shaw crashes a high-society party, meets playboy Charlie Breen, they fall in love, and are on their merry way to wedded bliss. However, Charlie's snobbish, ever-loving ... See full summary »

Writers: John Emerson, Anita Loos, Clara Beranger, Grace Perkins, James Ashmore Creelman | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Colleen Moore, Alexander Kirkland, Pauline Frederick, Robert Benchley

33. Her Wild Oat (1927)

70 min | Comedy

7.7
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Writers: Gerald C. Duffy, George Marion Jr., Howard Irving Young | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Colleen Moore, Larry Kent, Hallam Cooley, Gwen Lee

34. Taxi 13 (1928)

64 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Writers: Randolph Bartlett, Scott Darling, Garrett Graham, George LeMaire, Mildred Richter | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Chester Conklin, Ethel Wales, Martha Sleeper, Hugh Trevor

35. Everybody's Acting (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance

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Doris Poole, whose parents were theatrical people, was orphaned as a child, and four members of the troupe adopted and raised her. When grown, she has become the leading lady in a San ... See full summary »

Writers: Marshall Neilan, Benjamin Glazer, George Marion Jr. | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Betty Bronson, Ford Sterling, Louise Dresser, Lawrence Gray

36. Penrod (1922)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

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Young rapscallion Penrod Schofield causes a good deal of trouble in his community, all in the name of protecting kids from too-strict parents and nasty neighbors. He heads the ABPA (... See full summary »

Writers: Lucita Squier, Booth Tarkington | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Wesley Barry, Tully Marshall, Claire McDowell, John Harron

37. Seeing Stars (1922)

8 min | Documentary, Short

5.7
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A rare film from First National set a gala celebrity banquet and promoting the releases of several then upcoming films including The Pilgrim (1923), The Balloonatic (1923) and Day Dreams (1922).

Stars: Charles Chaplin, Jackie Coogan, Buster Keaton, Thomas H. Ince

38. The Crisis (1916)

100 min | Drama, History, War

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Stephen Brice, a young lawyer in Civil War-era St. Louis, falls in love with Virginia Carvel, the daughter of his benefactor. But she is loyal to the South and Brice is committed to ... See full summary »

Writers: Colin Campbell, Winston Churchill | Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: George Fawcett, Matt Snyder, Bessie Eyton, Tom Santschi

39. Forever Yours (1930)

Western

4.8
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Writer: Frances Marion | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Pickford, Kenneth MacKenna, Don Alvarado

40. Black Waters (1929)

Passed | 84 min | Crime, Mystery

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Writer: John Willard | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: James Kirkwood, Mary Brian, John Loder, Robert Ames

41. Go and Get It (1920)

70 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

4.4
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An intrepid newspaper reporter attempts to solve a series of murders committed by a gorilla carrying the transplanted brain of a human.

Writer: Marion Fairfax | Directors: Marshall Neilan, Henry Roberts Symonds | Stars: Pat O'Malley, Wesley Barry, Agnes Ayres, J. Barney Sherry

42. Three Men and a Girl (1919)

50 min | Comedy, Romance

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Three men, disillusioned in love and intent on getting away from all women, rent a cabin and retreat there. But the young woman who owns the cabin, unaware that it has been rented, is on ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Childs Carpenter, Eve Unsell | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Richard Barthelmess, Percy Marmont, Jerome Patrick

43. The Sporting Venus (1925)

66 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Writers: Gerald Beaumont, Thomas J. Geraghty | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Ronald Colman, Lew Cody, Josephine Crowell

44. Dinty (1920)

Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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Dinty is a newsboy whose fight to care for his ailing mother leads him into conflicts with the other boys on the street and then with drug smugglers in Chinatown.

Writers: Marion Fairfax, Marshall Neilan | Directors: John McDermott, Marshall Neilan | Stars: Wesley Barry, Noah Beery, Colleen Moore, Aaron Mitchell

45. The Wanderer (II) (1913)

17 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

5.1
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This story is somewhat in the nature of a poetical fantasy, and may be construed as the spectator pleases. It is the story of a wanderer who prefers to seek, through his flute, the spirit ... See full summary »

Writer: D.W. Griffith | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Charles Hill Mailes, Christy Cabanne, Kate Bruce

46. M'Liss (1918)

73 min

6.6
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M'liss, a feisty young girl in a mining camp, falls for Charles Gray, the school teacher. Charles is implicated in a murder of which he is innocent, and the two must fight to save him from ... See full summary »

Writers: Bret Harte, Frances Marion | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Pickford, Theodore Roberts, Thomas Meighan, Tully Marshall

48. The Skyrocket (1926)

80 min | Drama, Romance

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Writers: Benjamin Glazer, Adela Rogers St. Johns | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Gladys Brockwell, Charles West, Muriel McCormac, Frank Coghlan Jr.

49. Her Kingdom of Dreams (1919)

70 min | Drama, Romance

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A young girl living a secluded and unsophisticated life is suddenly thrust into a great wealth and a frightening social whirl.

Writer: Agnes Louise Provost | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Anita Stewart, Spottiswoode Aitken, Frank Currier, Mahlon Hamilton

50. Classmates (1914)

40 min | Short, Drama

4.8
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Writers: Margaret Turnbull, William C. de Mille | Director: James Kirkwood | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall, Marshall Neilan, Gertrude Robinson