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1.
Old and New (1929)
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100.000.000 peasants - illiterate, poor, hungry. There comes a day when one woman decides that she can live old life no longer. Using ways of new Soviet state and industrial progress she changes life and labor of her village. (121 mins.)
 
2.
Shagay, sovet! (1926 Documentary)
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(65 mins.)
Director: Dziga Vertov
 
3.
Turksib (1929 Documentary)
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(75 mins.)
Director: Victor A. Turin
 
4.
The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty (1927 Documentary)
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In May 1913 the Romanov Dynasty celebrates its 300th anniversary at the Russian throne. The last emperor in the long line is czar Nicholas II... (90 mins.)
Director: Esfir Shub
 
5.
Dom na Trubnoy (1928)
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A girl Parasha Pitunova comes to Moscow from a deep province, eventually she arrives at a house. This is a story about the house and its inhabitants. (64 mins.)
Director: Boris Barnet
 
6.
The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the Bolsheviks (1924)
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The film chronicles the adventures of an American, "Mr. West," and his faithful bodyguard and servant Jeddie... (94 mins.)
Director: Lev Kuleshov
 
7.
Po zakonu (1926)
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A five-person team of gold prospectors in the Yukon has just begun to enjoy great success when one of the members snaps... (80 mins.)
Director: Lev Kuleshov
 
8.
Salt for Svanetia (1930 Documentary)
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Story of distant mountainous region in Georgia that depicts folklore, lifestyle and daily routines of Svani people... (55 mins.)
 
9.
Those Awful Hats (1909 Short Film)
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Set in an early cinema house, this comic short illustrates the problems with the gals' hats obscuring the movie patron's line of vision. (2 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
10.
A Trip to the Moon (1902 Short Film)
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A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the Moon. (13 mins.)
 
11.
Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1906 Short Film)
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The fiend faces the spectacular mind-bending consequences of his free-wheeling rarebit binge. (7 mins.)
Stars: Jack Brawn
 
12.
The Red Spectre (1907 Short Film)
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A demonic magician attempts to perform his act in a strange grotto, but is confronted by a Good Spirit who opposes him. (9 mins.)
 
13.
The Balancing Bluebottle (1910 Short Film)
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(2 mins.)
Director: F. Percy Smith
 
14.
The Thieving Hand (1908 Short Film)
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A one-armed man obtains an artificial limb. The man cannot control his new arm, which steals from passers-by. (5 mins.)
 
15.
Princess Nicotine; or, The Smoke Fairy (1909 Short Film)
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A smoker falls asleep, and two mischievious fairies play with his pipe. He discovers this, and imprisons them in a cigar box... (5 mins.)
 
16.
Artheme Swallows His Clarinet (1912 Short Film)
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Arthème loves playing the clarinet. He plays it in the streets, in the park, in the streetcar (at least when he does not miss it!)... (4 mins.)
Director: Ernest Servaès
 
17.
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.)
 
18.
Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: The Pet (1921 Short Film)
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After eating a rarebit, a man has an odd dream in which his wife takes in a strange-looking animal that eats everything in sight and keeps growing until it threatens the entire city. (11 mins.)
Director: Winsor McCay
 
19.
The Play House (1921 Short Film)
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After waking up from his wacky dream, a theater stage hand inadvertently causes havoc everywhere he works. (23 mins.)
 
20.
Filmstudie (1926 Short Film)
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Entertaining Dadaist experimental short, similar to Man Ray's work, full of shifting geometric shapes, stock footage of seagulls, flying eyeballs, and glaring floating heads. (7 mins.)
Director: Hans Richter
 
21.
The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra (1928 Short Film)
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This short experimental film tells the story of a man who comes to Hollywood to become a star, only... (11 mins.)
 
22.
Clay or the Origin of Species (1965 Short Film)
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(9 mins.)
 
23.
Inferno (2009 Documentary)
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Henri-Georges Clouzot's unfinished masterpiece, Inferno, is reconstructed in this film which is part drama and part documentary. (102 mins.)
 
24.
Laila (1929)
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A spirited Norwegian Lass is torn between two suits and two cultures. (165 mins.)
 
25.
Making a Living (1914 Short Film)
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An out-of-work swindler takes a job as a reporter. After witnessing a car go over cliff, he grabs a... (13 mins.)
 
26.
Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914 Short Film)
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The Tramp wanders into and disrupts the filming of a go-kart race. (11 mins.)
Director: Henry Lehrman
 
27.
Mabel's Strange Predicament (1914 Short Film)
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In a hotel lobby an inebriated Charlie runs into an elegant lady, gets tied hup in her dog's leash, and falls down... (17 mins.)
Director: Mabel Normand
 
28.
A Thief Catcher (1914 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
Director: Ford Sterling
 
29.
Between Showers (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie and another man compete in trying to help a young lady cross a muddy street. The rival finds a wooden plank which Charlie takes from him... (15 mins.)
Director: Henry Lehrman
 
30.
A Film Johnnie (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie attempts to meet his favorite movie actress at the Keystone Studio, but does not win friends there. (15 mins.)
Director: George Nichols
 
31.
Tango Tangle (1914 Short Film)
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Out of costume, Charlie is a clean-shaven dandy who, somewhat drunk, visits a dance hall. There the wardrobe girl has three rival admirers: the band leader, one of the musicians, and now Charlie. (12 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
 
32.
His Favorite Pastime (1914 Short Film)
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A very plastered fella follows a pretty woman home, and proceeds to make a nuisance of himself. (16 mins.)
Director: George Nichols
 
33.
Cruel, Cruel Love (1914 Short Film)
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A silly aristocrat who believes he's been jilted attempts suicide, but is saved from death and reunited with his fiancee. (16 mins.)
 
34.
The Star Boarder (1914 Short Film)
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A brat's magic lantern show exposes an indiscreet moment between a landlady and her star boarder. (16 mins.)
Director: George Nichols
 
35.
Mabel at the Wheel (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie, competing with his rival's race car, offers Mabel a ride on his motorcycle but drops her in a puddle... (18 mins.)
 
36.
Twenty Minutes of Love (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie is hanging around in the park, finding problems with a jealous suitor, a man who thinks that Charlie has robbed him a watch, a policeman and even a little boy, all because our friend can't stop snooping. (20 mins.)
 
37.
Caught in a Cabaret (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie is a clumsy waiter in a cheap cabaret, suffering the strict orders from his boss. He'll meet a pretty girl in the park, pretending to be a fancy ambassador, despite the jealousy of her fiancée. (30 mins.)
 
38.
Caught in the Rain (1914 Short Film)
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When a married couple become separated in the park, Charlie takes up with the lady and is beat up when her husband rejoins her... (16 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
39.
A Busy Day (1914 Short Film)
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A jealous wife is chasing her unfaithful husband during a parade, after he starts to flirt with a pretty woman. (6 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
 
40.
The Fatal Mallet (1914 Short Film)
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Three man will fight for the love of a charming girl. Charlie will play dirty, throwing bricks to his contender, and using a huge hammer to hurt one of them. But a precocious kid will be the fourth suitor in discord. (18 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
 
41.
The Knockout (1914 Short Film)
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To show his girl how brave he is Fatty challenges the champion to a fight. Charlie referees, trying to avoid contact with the two monsters. (27 mins.)
 
42.
Mabel's Busy Day (1914 Short Film)
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A hotdog girl gives one to a policeman who then allows her into a race track. While other customers swipe her hotdogs... (10 mins.)
 
43.
Mabel's Married Life (1914 Short Film)
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Accosted by a masher in the park and unable to motivate husband Charlie into taking action, Mabel gets him a boxing mannequin to sharpen his fighting skills. (17 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
 
44.
Laughing Gas (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie pretends to be a dentist though he is only his assistant. When a patient can't stop laughing... (16 mins.)
 
45.
The Property Man (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie has trouble with actors' luggage and conflicts over who gets the star's dressing room. There... (28 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
46.
The Face on the Barroom Floor (1914 Short Film)
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The plot is a satire derived from Hugh Antoine D'Arcy's poem of the same title. The painter courts Madeleine... (14 mins.)
 
47.
Recreation (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie is walking in the park. A girl leaves a seaman on one bench and joins Charlie on another. The seaman wakes up... (7 mins.)
 
48.
The Masquerader (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie is an actor in a film studio. He messes up several scenes and is tossed out. Returning dressed as a lady, he charms the director. Even so, Charlie never makes it into film, winding up at the bottom of a well. (9 mins.)
 
49.
His New Profession (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie meets a couple and agrees to care for the man's crippled uncle. After the couple breaks up the... (16 mins.)
 
50.
The Rounders (1914 Short Film)
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Two drunks live in the same hotel. One beats his wife, the other is beaten by his. They go off and get drunk together... (16 mins.)
 
51.
The New Janitor (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie is janitor for a firm the manager of which receives a threatening note about his gambling debts... (16 mins.)
 
52.
Those Love Pangs (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie and a rival vie for the favors of their landlady. In the park they each fall for different girls... (16 mins.)
 
53.
Dough and Dynamite (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie and another waiter must become bakers when the regular bakers go out on strike. The strikers put dynamite in a piece of bread which is delivered to the cake counter. It winds up in the oven and explodes. (33 mins.)
 
54.
Gentlemen of Nerve (1914 Short Film)
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Mabel and her beau go to an auto race and are joined by Charlie and his friend. As Charlie's friend is attempting to enter the raceway through a hole... (16 mins.)
 
55.
His Musical Career (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie and his partner are to deliver a piano to 666 Prospect St. and repossess one from 999 Prospect St... (16 mins.)
 
56.
His Trysting Place (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie's wife sends him to the store for a baby bottle with milk. Elsewhere, Ambrose offers to post a love letter for a woman in his boarding house... (32 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
57.
Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)
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A con man from the city dupes a wealthy country girl into marriage. (82 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
 
58.
Getting Acquainted (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie and his wife are walking in the park when they encounter Ambrose and his wife. The partners... (16 mins.)
 
59.
His Prehistoric Past (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie dreams he is in the stone age. There King Low-Brow rules a harem of wives. Charlie, in skins and a bowler... (22 mins.)
 
60.
Chicago (1927)
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Based on a true crime story, the movie is about a wild jazz-loving and boozing wife Roxie Hart who kills... (118 mins.)
Director: Frank Urson
 
61.
The Horse Ate the Hat (1928)
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On his way through the woods to his marriage, Fadinard's horse eats the hat of a married lady spending here a few moments with her lover... (60 mins.)
Director: René Clair
 
62.
Post No Bills (1896 Short Film)
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Two bill posters argue as an incompetent guard patrols the area. (1 mins.)
 
63.
The House of the Devil (1896 Short Film)
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With the help of a magic cauldron, Mephistopheles conjures up a variety of supernatural characters. (3 mins.)
 
64.
The Hallucinated Alchemist (1897 Short Film)
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Strange things come to life as the fumes from an experiment cause an alchemist to have amazing visions. (2 mins.)
 
65.
Sur les toits (1897 Short Film)
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A woman's home is forcibly invaded by robbers, and a clumsy law enforcement officer tries to detain the thieves. (1 mins.)
 
66.
The Last Cartridges (1897 Short Film)
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An incident of the Franco-Prussian War. It shows the bombardment of a house at Bazeille. It is the animated reproduction of de Neuville's celebrated painting. (1 mins.)
 
67.
Naval Combat in Greece (1897 Short Film)
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Under bombardment, five sailors load and fire a cannon on a naval ship, as their captain supervises. (1 mins.)
 
68.
Off to Bloomingdale Asylum (1901 Short Film)
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Clowns ride in on a wagon drawn by a skeletal horse. The clowns proceed to transform from blackface performers to white costumed clowns, and back again, as they perform zany antics. (1 mins.)
 
69.
Prolific Magic Egg (1903 Short Film)
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A human skeleton is placed upon a table by an attendant. When the attendant leaves the room the skeleton... (2 mins.)
 
70.
Éruption volcanique à la Martinique (1902 Short Film)
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This picture depicts the eruption of the volcano by which over 30,000 souls were hurled into eternity... (1 mins.)
 
71.
Robinson Crusoe (1903 Short Film)
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Robinson Crusoe and Friday fight with hostile natives, and eventually retire to their jungle cottage to relax. (1 mins.)
 
72.
The Mystical Flame (1903 Short Film)
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A juggler enters upon the scene, picks up a skull, throws it into the air, catches it in his hands, where it is transformed into a handkerchief... (2 mins.)
 
73.
Every Man His Own Cigar Lighter (1904 Short Film)
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Three seconds of Méliès disguised as a millionaire smoking a cigar.
 
74.
The Fugitive Apparitions (1904 Short Film)
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(2 mins.)
 
75.
The Wandering Jew (1904 Short Film)
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(3 mins.)
 
76.
The Christmas Angel (1904 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
 
77.
A Mesmerian Experiment (1905 Short Film)
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(3 mins.)
 
78.
Ulysses and the Giant Polyphemus (1905 Short Film)
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When Ulysses of the Odyssey is trapped on the island of Calypso, he must fight Polyphemus, the giant monster that lives there. (4 mins.)
 
79.
Inventor Crazybrains and His Wonderful Airship (1906 Short Film)
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An inventor dreams that his newly designed airship takes flight. (3 mins.)
 
80.
Robert Macaire and Bertrand (1907 Short Film)
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(11 mins.)
 
81.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1907 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
 
82.
How Bridget's Lover Escaped (1907 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
 
83.
Satan in Prison (1907 Short Film)
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Satan uses of magical powers to cure his boredom while locked in a prison cell. (5 mins.)
 
84.
The King and the Jester (1907 Short Film)
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The scene opens with the jester being spurned by the king, who has evidently partaken of food which disagrees with him... (5 mins.)
 
85.
The Doctor's Secret (1910 Short Film)
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Doctors blow to pieces a patient in a hydrotherapy machine and re-assemble him. (13 mins.)
 
86.
Le papillon fantastique (1909 Short Film)
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A magician creates a butterfly woman and then a spider woman. (2 mins.)
 
87.
Le vitrail diabolique (1910 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
 
88.
Magic Roses (1906 Short Film)
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(3 mins.)
 
89.
Excursion to the Moon (1908 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
 
90.
The Adventures of the Three Reporters (1926)
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Three reporters and an office girl are trying to stop a bacteriological strike by some powerful western business leaders against the USSR. (250 mins.)
 
91.
Bardelys the Magnificent (1926)
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Rafael Sabatini's story of the swashbuckling era and of Bardeleys, the handsome courtier who could win any woman he set his mind to...and was not above boasting about it to all who would listen. (90 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
92.
Monte Cristo (1922)
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A film adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune... (100 mins.)
Director: Emmett J. Flynn
 
93.
The Yankee Clipper (1927)
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What starts as race from China to Boston to earn coveted tea trade contract on the high seas turns into dangerous journey with typhoon, mutiny, and no fresh water. (88 mins.)
Director: Rupert Julian
 
94.
Ship Ahoy (1928 Documentary)
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95.
His Picture in the Papers (1916)
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A young man can only get the woman he loves if he becomes famous and manages to get his picture in the newspapers... (62 mins.)
Director: John Emerson
 
96.
The Mystery of the Leaping Fish (1916 Short Film)
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Coke Ennyday, the scientific detective, divides his own time in periods for "Sleep", "Eat", "Dope" and "Drink"... (25 mins.)
 
97.
Flirting with Fate (1916)
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In the midst of an emotional depression, a man hires a murderer to kill him. But the despair soon passes... (57 mins.)
Director: Christy Cabanne
 
98.
The Matrimaniac (1916)
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A young couple attempts to elope, with the bride's irate father in hot pursuit. The train stops briefly... (46 mins.)
Director: Paul Powell
 
99.
Wild and Woolly (1917)
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A rich young Easterner who has always wanted to live in "the Wild West" plans to move to a Western town... (72 mins.)
Director: John Emerson
 
100.
Reaching for the Moon (1917)
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A factory worker has always dreamed that he was meant for better things, to be rich and famous and in "the company of kings"... (69 mins.)
Director: John Emerson