My Favorite Films from 1910 to 1919

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1.
The Girl and Her Trust (1912 Short Film)
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Some tramps assault the telegraph office trying to rob $2000 delivered by train. The telegraphist girl... (17 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
2.
Suspense (1913 Short Film)
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An isolated house in deserted area is too remote for a servant, who leaves a note, quietly exits the back door... (10 mins.)
 
3.
The Oyster Princess (1919)
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An American heiress seeks the hand of an impoverished German prince. (58 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
4.
The Revenge of a Kinematograph Cameraman (1912 Short Film)
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A jilted husband takes his revenge by filming his wife and her lover and showing the result at the local cinema... (12 mins.)
 
5.
After Death (1915)
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Andrei lives a secluded life with his aunt, studying and thinking about his now-deceased mother. His friend Tsenin is concerned... (46 mins.)
Director: Yevgeni Bauer
 
6.
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
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The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan. (195 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
7.
Hell's Hinges (1916)
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In the wayward western town known as Hell's Hinges, a local tough guy is reformed by the faith of a good woman. (64 mins.)
 
8.
The Pawnshop (1916 Short Film)
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Charlie competes with his fellow shop assistant. He is fired by the pawnbroker and rehired. He nearly destroys everything in the shop and and himself. He helps capture a burglar. He destroys a client's clock while examining it in detail. (25 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
9.
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history. (163 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
10.
Umirayushchii lebed (1917)
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A grief-stricken ballerina becomes the obsession of an increasingly unhinged artist. (49 mins.)
Director: Yevgeni Bauer
 
11.
Easy Street (1917 Short Film)
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A reformed tramp becomes a police constable who must fight a huge thug who dominates an inner city street. (24 mins.)
 
12.
A Man There Was (1917)
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Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later... (48 mins.)
 
13.
The Outlaw and His Wife (1918)
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A stranger comes to work at widow Halla's farm. Halla and the stranger fall in love, but when he is revealed as Eyvind... (136 mins.)
 
14.
A Dog's Life (1918 Short Film)
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The Little Tramp and his dog companion struggle to survive in the inner city. (33 mins.)
 
15.
Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl (1919)
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A frail waif, abused by her brutal boxer father in London's seedy Limehouse District, is befriended by a sensitive Chinese immigrant with tragic consequences. (90 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
16.
Sir Arne's Treasure (1919)
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Three Scottish officers, including Sir Archi, murder Sir Arne and his household for a coffin filled with gold... (122 mins.)
Director: Mauritz Stiller
 
17.
Ingeborg Holm (1913)
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Single mother is separated from her children due to financial struggles. (96 mins.)
 
18.
Fantômas: In the Shadow of the Guillotine (1913)
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Inspector Juve is tasked to investigate and capture an infamous criminal Fantomas. (54 mins.)
Director: Louis Feuillade
 
19.
Fantômas: Juve versus Fantômas (1913)
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In Part Two of Louis Feuillade's 5 1/2-hour epic follows FantÃ'mas, the criminal lord of Paris, master of disguise, the creeping assassin in black, as he is pursued by the equally resourceful Inspector Juve. (61 mins.)
Director: Louis Feuillade
 
20.
Fantômas: The Dead Man Who Killed (1913)
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After a body disappears from inside the prison, a series of crimes take place, all seemingly by the dead man. With Juve presumed dead, Fandor must investigate alone. Will Fantomas finally be brought to justice? (90 mins.)
Director: Louis Feuillade
 
21.
Fantômas: Fantômas versus Fantômas (1914)
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As inspector Juve seems to be unable to put Fantômas behind bars the Press comes up with the idea Juve must be Fantômas himself... (59 mins.)
Director: Louis Feuillade
 
22.
Fantômas: The False Magistrate (1914)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Fantômas has been arrested and is jailed in Brussels, but inspector Juve wants him arrested and sentenced for all his crimes in France... (70 mins.)
Director: Louis Feuillade
 
23.
The Doll (1919)
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Because the Baron of Chanterelle wants to preserve his family line, he forces his timid nephew Lancelot to choose one of the village maidens to wed... (48 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
24.
The Butcher Boy (1917 Short Film)
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Customers and clerks frolic in a general store. Roscoe walks out of the freezer wearing a fur coat, then does some clever cleaver tossing. In Buster's film debut he buys a pail of molasses. (30 mins.)
 
25.
The Bell Boy (1918 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
At the Elk's Head Hotel bellhops torment the lobby, each other and guests. The elevator is powered by a stubborn horse... (33 mins.)
 
26.
His Wedding Night (1917 Short Film)
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In a drugstore Al and Roscoe are rivals for Alice. Roscoe slings melons and operates the gas pump. Buster delivers a wedding gown for Alice, begins modeling it, is mistaken for Alice and is kidnapped by Al. (19 mins.)
 
27.
True Heart Susie (1919)
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Susie, a plain young country girl, secretly loves a neighbor boy, William. She believes in him and sacrifices... (87 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith