Most Popular Titles With J. Stuart Blackton


1. The Enchanted Drawing (1900)

2 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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A cartoonist defies reality when he draws objects that become three-dimensional after he lifts them off his sketch pad.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 795

2. Cohen and Coon (1900)

1 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

3. Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics (1911)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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Cartoon figures announce, via comic strip balloons, that they will move - and move they do, in a wildly exaggerated style.

Directors: Winsor McCay, J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Winsor McCay, John Bunny, Maurice Costello, George McManus

Votes: 1,246

4. Cleopatra (1912)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History

5.1
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The fabled queen of Egypt's affair with Roman general Marc Antony is ulimately disastrous for both of them.

Director: Charles L. Gaskill | Stars: Helen Gardner, Pearl Sindelar, Miss Fielding, Miss Robson

Votes: 359

5. Happy Hooligan (1900)

Comedy, Short

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 49

6. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1909)

12 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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In ancient Athens, four young lovers escape into the woods. Meanwhile, tradesmen rehearse a play. All of them suffer from the shenanigans of mischievous fairies.

Directors: Charles Kent, J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Walter Ackerman, Charles Chapman, Dolores Costello, Helene Costello

Votes: 251

7. Hooligan Assists the Magician (1900)

Comedy, Fantasy, Short

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This is a new adventure in which our friend, Mr. Hooligan, appears in an entirely new capacity. On a stage a professor of magic is performing some wonderful experiments, and when he ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 61

8. The Clown and the Alchemist (1900)

Comedy, Fantasy, Short

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Although we are led to believe that the ancient alchemists were all powerful, this picture somewhat reverses the order of things. The clown plays some wonderful pranks on the old professor.... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith

Votes: 107

9. Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (1906)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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A cartoonist draws faces and figures on a blackboard - and they come to life.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 809

10. Richard III (1912)

55 min | Drama

5.7
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Richard of Gloucester uses manipulation and murder to gain the English throne.

Directors: André Calmettes, James Keane | Stars: Robert Gemp, Frederick Warde, Albert Gardner, James Keane

Votes: 186

11. Romeo and Juliet (I) (1908)

Short, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Two feuding houses are united with the marriage and eventual death of their children.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Paul Panzer, Florence Lawrence, John G. Adolfi, Josephine Atkinson

Votes: 33

12. The Congress of Nations (1900)

2 min | Short

4.8
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A new and sensational film, which deals in a highly up-to-date way with the international situation. A magician steps upon the stage carrying a hoop covered with white paper. Then in quick ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith | Star: Albert E. Smith

Votes: 62

13. King Lear (1909)

16 min | Drama, Short

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An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, William V. Ranous | Stars: William V. Ranous, Julia Arthur, Florence Auer, Maurice Costello

Votes: 52

14. Maude's Naughty Little Brother (1900)

1 min | Comedy, Short

4.1
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In a charming dining room a very attractive young lady is seen seated at the table, evidently waiting for the caller who is to share a quiet little dinner for two. A moment later a dude of ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith

Votes: 49

15. The Life of Moses (1909)

Biography, Drama, Family

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The persecution of the children of Israel by the Egyptians. Now there arose up a new king in Egypt. And he said unto his people. Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and ...

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Pat Hartigan, Julia Arthur, William Humphrey, Charles Kent

Votes: 26

16. Jeffries-Johnson World's Championship Boxing Contest, Held at Reno, Nevada, July 4, 1910 (1910)

100 min | Documentary, Sport

5.7
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Stars: James J. Jeffries, Jack Johnson

Votes: 75

17. A Tale of Two Cities (1911)

30 min | Short, Drama, History

6.3
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A condensed silent film version of the Charles Dickens classic about the French Revolution and its subsequent Reign of Terror.

Director: William Humphrey | Stars: Maurice Costello, Florence Turner, Charles Kent, Leo Delaney

Votes: 58

18. Within the Law (1917)

90 min | Crime, Drama

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Mary Turner is a young shopgirl who is unjustly convicted of a crime and sentenced to prison. Upon her release, she does everything possible to make the man who wronged her to suffer, ... See full summary »

Director: William P.S. Earle | Stars: Alice Joyce, Harry T. Morey, Adele DeGarde, Anders Randolf

19. Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (1912)

Short, History

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On the battlefield of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln dedicated the ground upon which was fought, July 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 1863, the bloodiest conflict and the... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, James Young | Stars: Ralph Ince, Tefft Johnson, James Young, Clara Kimball Young

Votes: 8

20. Humpty Dumpty Circus (1908)

Animation, Comedy, Short

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A reel of mirth-provoking stunts that will draw the pennies from the children, but which is of much interest to young and old alike. It opens with a crowd of children leaving school and ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith

Votes: 6

21. The Haunted Hotel (1907)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

6.6
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A traveler stays the night at a rural inn, but gets no rest as he is tormented by various spectres and mysterious happenings. The food on the table prepares itself, his clothes leave the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Paul Panzer, William V. Ranous

Votes: 142

22. Julius Caesar (I) (1908)

Short, Drama, History

5.8
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Shakespeare's historical tragedy of the rise and fall of Julius Caesar, told in fifteen scenes.

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, William V. Ranous | Stars: Charles Kent, William Shea, Maurice Costello, William V. Ranous

Votes: 12

23. Princess Nicotine; or, The Smoke Fairy (1909)

Unrated | 5 min | Comedy, Short, Fantasy

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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. He removes a flower from the box, which contains a fairy ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Paul Panzer, Gladys Hulette

Votes: 718

24. Uncle Tom's Cabin (I) (1910)

Short, Drama

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PART I. The incidents of this story are some of those preceding and lending up to the Civil War in 1861 and the Declaration of Emancipation. The central figure in the drama is Uncle Tom, a ...

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Florence Turner, Mary Fuller, Edwin R. Phillips, Flora Finch

25. Les Misérables (1909)

Short, Drama, History

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The fourth, and last, of the famous scripts de luxe derived from incidents from Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables." In this the story is followed from the love of Marius and Cosette to the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: William V. Ranous, Maurice Costello, Hazel Neason, Marc McDermott

Votes: 11

26. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905)

Short, Crime, Drama

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The millionaire's child is kidnapped. Sherlock Holmes after many thrilling adventures and narrow escapes rescues the child.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, H. Kyrle Bellew, J. Barney Sherry

Votes: 19

27. Oliver Twist (1909)

Drama, Short

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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Edith Storey, William Humphrey, Elita Proctor Otis

Votes: 29

28. Little Mischief (1898)

Short, Comedy

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Papa is reading his newspaper and his little girl tickles his neck with a long straw. Thinking it is a fly papa "shoos" away the supposed fly with his hand. The tickling continues now on ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 87

29. A Curious Dream (1907)

Drama, Short

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: Mark Twain

30. The Battle Cry of Peace (1915)

90 min | Drama

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Enemy agents under the leadership of "Emanon" conspire with pacifists to keep the American defense appropriations down at a time when forces of the enemy are preparing to invade. The ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Wilfrid North | Stars: Charles Richman, L. Rogers Lytton, James Morrison, Mary Maurice

Votes: 6

31. As You Like It (1912)

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After the overthrowing of Duke Senior by his tyrannical brother, Senior's daughter Rosalind disguises herself as a man and sets out to find her banished father while also counseling her clumsy suitor Orlando in the art of wooing.

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Charles Kent, James Young | Stars: Maurice Costello, Rose Coghlan, Rosemary Theby, Rose Tapley

Votes: 6

32. Washington Under the British Flag (1909)

Drama, Short

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George Washington was born In 1732, received a plain but practical education at the district schools and later at an academy, much of his learning, however, coming from the teachings of his... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Joseph Kilgour, William Humphrey, Charles Kent, Clara Kimball Young

33. March of the Movies (1933)

55 min | History

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A two-reel short from Alliance (produced in England and not the USA as some sources indicate)covering the history of "moving pictures" from 1848 to the (then) present, and even going into ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Kent Stevenson, Marian Constance Blackton, Violet Virginia Blackton, Marjorie Bonner

Votes: 19

34. The Automobile Thieves (1906)

Short, Crime, Drama

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A young couple conducts a series of robberies, followed by a chase, in which they are shot and killed.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: J. Stuart Blackton, Florence Lawrence

Votes: 7

35. The Burglar on the Roof (I) (1898)

1 min | Short, Crime

4.9
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There is a burglar on the rooftop of a Manhattan office building, and he is trying to break in. Two women spot him, and one of them begins beating him with a broom as they wait for help to ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 135

36. Macbeth (1908)

9 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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Macbeth usurps the Scottish throne by murdering his predecessor.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: William V. Ranous, Louise Carver, Paul Panzer, Charles Kent

Votes: 5

37. Passers-By (1920)

60 min | Drama

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A young Englishman falls in love with the children's governess in his step-sister's home. His step-sister, however, cannot abide the class differential in the romance and sabotages it. The ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Herbert Rawlinson, Leila Valentine, Ellen Cassidy, Pauline Coffyn

38. Lightning Sketches (1907)

2 min | Animation, Short

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An illustrator draws some sketches at lightning speed. He first illustrates how he can turn a written word into a sketch of that word. The first word he writes is coon, which he transforms ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 84

39. The Glorious Adventure (1922)

70 min | Adventure, History

7.7
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An Earl's cousin survives drowning and saves a lady from the Great Fire of London.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Diana Manners, Gerald Lawrence, Cecil Humphreys, Victor McLaglen

Votes: 13

40. Tearing Down the Spanish Flag (1898)

Not Rated | Short, War

5.2
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The film consists of a single shot of a hand tearing down a Spanish flag.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 35

41. The Forbidden Valley (1920)

50 min | Drama

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: May McAvoy, Bruce Gordon, William R. Dunn, Charles Kent

42. Twelfth Night (1910)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.5
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An early silent version of Shakespeare's classic comedy of unrequited love and gender bending.

Directors: Eugene Mullin, Charles Kent | Stars: Julia Swayne Gordon, Charles Kent, Florence Turner, Edith Storey

Votes: 187

43. Battle of Santiago Bay (1898)

Short, War

5.5
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Director: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 12

44. Les Miserables (Part I) (1909)

Short, Drama

6.9
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The present subject deals with the imprisonment of Jean Valjean and the incidents immediately following his release. He is first shown in his humble home, his family utterly destitute. ... See full summary »

Stars: William V. Ranous, Maurice Costello, William Humphrey, Helene Costello

Votes: 7

45. Mortmain (1915)

Drama, Horror

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Mortmain is an accomplished musician and rare art collector. He is greatly impressed when his friend, Dr. Pennison Crisp, successfully grafts a paw from one cat onto another. Mortmain's ... See full summary »

Director: Theodore Marston | Stars: Robert Edeson, Donald Hall, Edward Elkas, Joseph Weber

46. The Thieving Hand (1908)

Unrated | 5 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Short

6.8
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A one-armed man obtains an artificial limb. The man cannot control his new arm, which steals from passers-by.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: Paul Panzer

Votes: 403

47. The Virgin Queen (1923)

Drama, History

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A Lord save the queen from a countess's assassination plot.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Diana Manners, Carlyle Blackwell, Walter Tennyson, Hubert Carrer

48. Vanity Fair (1911)

Drama, Short

5.8
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(Reel One) Amelia Sedley, accompanied by Miss Becky Sharpe, returns from boarding school. Becky is a natural born flirt. Bashful Joseph Sedley falls desperately in love with her. He takes ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Kent | Stars: Helen Gardner, William V. Ranous, John Bunny, Harry Northrup

Votes: 12

49. A Vitagraph Romance (1912)

14 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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"Senator Carter's daughter leaves home and enters the employ of the Vitagraph Company as an actress. After waiting wistfully for her return, Senator Carter passes a theatre one day and sees... See full summary »

Director: James Young | Stars: James Morrison, Clara Kimball Young, Edward Kimball, Flora Finch

Votes: 8

50. Salome (1908)

Short, Drama

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King Herod is enchanted by Salome's dance and grants her wish for the head of John the Baptist.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Florence Lawrence, Maurice Costello

51. Lady Godiva (1911)

Short, Drama

5.1
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In medieval Coventry a woman takes a naked horse ride to protest against her husbands policy of high taxation.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Julia Swayne Gordon, Robert Gaillard, Kate Price, Harry Ward

Votes: 36

52. The Bride of Lammermoor: A Tragedy of Bonnie Scotland (1909)

Short, Drama

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A young girl is being urged by her father to marry a Duke. She refuses and leaves the room, closely followed by the Duke who remains unseen. She enters the garden, where she meets her lover... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Annette Kellerman, Maurice Costello

53. The Viking's Daughter: The Story of the Ancient Norsemen (1908)

Short, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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A Saxon prisoner rescues his Viking's captor's daughter, resulting in his freedom and their marriage.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: Florence Lawrence

Votes: 7

54. A Policeman's Dream (1908)

Short, Comedy

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The opening scene shows a policeman making his regular beat. He seems to enjoy his work, and is evidently proud of his badge of officialship. He fills his pipe, lights it, reclines upon a ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton

55. Rip Van Winkle (I) (1912)

Short, Drama

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Rip Van Winkle, a lazy American man, wanders off one day with his dog Wolf into the Kaatskill mountains where he runs into an odd group of men drinking and playing bowls. He drinks some of ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Kent | Stars: Robert McWade Sr., Rose Tapley, Helene Costello, Dorothy Kelly

56. Francesca da Rimini (1910)

Drama, Short

5.7
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It is a beautiful story simply and clearly told; it all happened in the thirteenth century. Francesca is the daughter of Guido da Polentia, the Lord of Ravenna, Italy. Lanciotto (the Lame),... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Florence Turner, Hector Dion, William Raymond

Votes: 6

57. Missing (1918)

Not Rated | 50 min | Drama, War

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When a woman's husband is presumed dead in the war, her sister, for unscrupulous reasons of her own, attempts to get her remarried. But the husband, it seems, is not dead after all.....

Director: James Young | Stars: Thomas Meighan, Sylvia Breamer, Robert Gordon, Winter Hall

58. Washington Under the American Flag (1909)

Drama, Short

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Passing over the intervening years between Washington's marriage in 1759 we come to the meeting of a General Congress, at Philadelphia, where the foundations were laid for our mighty nation... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Joseph Kilgour, William Humphrey, Charles Kent, William Shea

59. The Easterner; or, A Tale of the West (1907)

Short, Western

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: William V. Ranous

60. Political Cartoon (1897)

Short

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton

61. Blackton Sketches, No. 2 (1896)

Short

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Artist draws pictures of William McKinley and President Grover Cleveland.

Director: James H. White | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 14

62. Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation (1917)

70 min | Drama, War

8.2
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When the nation of Ruthania declares war on the United States, an army of enemy soldiers invades the U.S. and captures New York. But the American forces have prepared adequately for such an... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, William P.S. Earle | Stars: Alice Joyce, Harry T. Morey, Naomi Childers, Joseph Kilgour

Votes: 5

63. The Wheels of Justice (1915)

Passed | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Ralph Brooks, although engaged to Julia Dean, meets and becomes infatuated with Rita Reynolds. She gains his sympathy by telling untrue stories of her husband's brutality. They plan to run ... See full summary »

Director: Theodore Marston | Stars: Dorothy Kelly, James Morrison, Louise Beaudet, Eulalie Jensen

64. On the Banks of the Wabash (1923)

70 min | Drama

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Mary Carr, Burr McIntosh, James Morrison, Lumsden Hare

65. Mysterious Cafe, or Mr. and Mrs. Spoopendyke Have Troubles with a Waiter (1901)

2 min | Short, Fantasy

5.1
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As the above title indicates, the scene does not take place in an ordinary restaurant, but one in which all natural rules of order and gravitation are reversed. The couple above mentioned ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith

Votes: 73

66. Battle of Manila Bay (1898)

Short, War

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Reenactment with miniatures of the battle in the Philippines.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton

68. Richard III (1908)

Short, Drama

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Exterior of the Tower of London. Tressel brings to the dethroned Henry VI the news of the loss of the battle of Tewkesbury and the death of the king's son. "Now is the winter of our ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, William V. Ranous | Stars: William V. Ranous, Florence Auer, Maurice Costello, Julia Swayne Gordon

69. The Man Who Couldn't Beat God (1915)

Drama

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The son of a gardener on a millionaire's estate is treated cruelly by the wealthy man, and one day he strikes the boy across the face. Enraged, the young man kills his tormentor. He manages... See full summary »

Directors: Maurice Costello, Robert Gaillard | Stars: Maurice Costello, Robert Gaillard, Denton Vane, Estelle Mardo

70. Playing Dead (1915)

58 min | Drama

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James thinks his wife is in love with another man, so he fakes his to allow her to be with him.

Director: Sidney Drew | Stars: Sidney Drew, Mrs. Sidney Drew, Donald Hall, Harry English

71. The Magic Fountain Pen (1909)

Animation, Short

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The pen draws sketches which change themselves slowly. First, Napoleon is drawn, this evolves into Emperor William, who in turn changes to King Edward, wearing a silk hat and smoking a ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

72. The Shaughraun (1907)

Short, Drama

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Florence Lawrence, William Shea

73. Ruy Blas (1909)

Short, Drama

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Ruy Blas, one of Don Salluste's lackeys, falls in love with the young Queen of Spain. A woman scorned. Don Salluste refuses to marry his victim and is banished. Don Salluste plots vengeance... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: William Humphrey, Maurice Costello, Julia Arthur, John G. Adolfi

74. Whom the Gods Destroy (1916)

Drama, War

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A tale set during the 1916 Irish Easter Rebellion against the British

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Herbert Brenon, William P.S. Earle | Stars: Alice Joyce, Harry T. Morey, Marc McDermott, Logan Paul

75. Saul and David (1909)

10 min | Short, Drama

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The Biblical story of the shepherd boy who became King of the Israelites.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Maurice Costello, William V. Ranous, Florence Lawrence

76. The Merchant of Venice (1908)

9 min | Drama, Short

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A rich merchant, Antonio is depressed for no good reason, until his good friend Bassanio comes to tell him how he's in love with Portia. Portia's father has died and left a very strange ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Julia Swayne Gordon, William V. Ranous, Florence Turner, Maurice Costello

Votes: 29

77. The Twentieth Century Tramp; or, Happy Hooligan and His Airship (1902)

1 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Short

5.3
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A comic picture that defies description. It depicts the Twentieth Century up-to-date tramp flying over the chimney tops of New York City in the latest improved flying machine. Weary Willie ... See full summary »

Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 53

78. Blackton Sketches, No. 3 (1896)

Documentary, Short

6.0
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An artist draws a female figure.

Director: James H. White | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 8

79. 'Columbia' Winning the Cup (1899)

Short, News, Sport

3.7
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"This picture shows the Columbia crossing the line, leading the Shamrock by about 1/2 mile. The Shamrock is plainly seen in the distance and she later comes up and crosses the line in the same picture."

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith

Votes: 58

80. Lady Jane's Flight (1908)

Short, Romance

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A Seventeenth Century romance in which an eloping couple try to escape the wrath of the girl's father.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: Florence Lawrence

81. Edison Drawn by 'World' Artist (1896)

2 min | Documentary, Short

5.3
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Artist draws Thomas Edison.

Director: James H. White | Stars: J. Stuart Blackton, Thomas A. Edison

Votes: 136

82. Mogg Megone, an Indian Romance (1909)

Short, Western

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The story opens with Paul Bonythau, an Indian trader, offering Mogg Megone, chief of the Saco tribe, jewelry, money, etc., for a large strip of laud which he wishes to purchase from the ... See full summary »

Star: Edith Storey

83. The American (1927)

Western

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Seref, who returns to his country after many years in America, as a dollar billionaire with a cowboy hat on his head, and with his Dallas-type boots has an interesting past: Twenty years ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Charles Ray, Bessie Love, Ward Crane, Evelyn Selbie

84. The Redeeming Sin (1925)

70 min | Drama

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Alla Nazimova, Lou Tellegen, Carl Miller, Otis Harlan

85. The San Francisco Earthquake (1906)

14 min | Documentary, Short, History

7.0
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Footage of the devastation caused by the earthquake and fires that, in the words of Jack London, "completely destroyed" San Francisco on the morning of April 18th, 1906.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 40

86. Respectable by Proxy (1920)

Drama

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Sylvia Breamer, Robert Gordon, William R. Dunn, Bessie Stinson

87. The Beloved Brute (1924)

70 min | Western

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Marguerite De La Motte, Victor McLaglen, William Russell, Stuart Holmes

88. Napoleon and the Empress Josephine (1909)

Drama, Short

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Scene 1. The Prophecy: Josephine, while walking in the gardens on the island of Martinique, is told that "she will be more than Queen and yet outlive her dignity." Scene 2. Napoleon Meets ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: William Humphrey

89. The Ninety and Nine (1916)

Drama

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Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Lucille Lee Stewart, William Courtenay, Josephine Lovett, Frank Currier

90. The Gilded Highway (1926)

Passed | 74 min | Drama

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The Welby's inherit a fortune from an uncle they barely and carelessly cared for during his last years. The money turns all the family into social-climbing snobs to the point of ignoring ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Dorothy Devore, John Harron, Macklyn Arbuckle, Myrna Loy

91. The Honeymooners (I) (1914)

Short, Comedy

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Director: George D. Baker | Stars: John Bunny, James Morrison, Mary Charleson

92. The Battle Hymn of the Republic (1911)

Short, Drama

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This patriotic and historic picture portrays the writing of the famous national hymn by Mrs. Julia Ward Howe. In the early part of the Civil War President Lincoln was very much discouraged ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Laurence Trimble | Stars: Ralph Ince, Maurice Costello, Julia Swayne Gordon, Edith Storey

93. Oliver Twist (1907)

Short, Drama

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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: Elita Proctor Otis

94. Richelieu; or: The Conspiracy (1910)

Short, Drama

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In the magnificent reception room of the chief executive of the French capital, Baradas and a number of conspirators are seen plotting. Julie, the beautiful ward of Cardinal Richelieu, ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Maurice Costello, William Humphrey, James Young, Clara Kimball Young

95. The Passionate Quest (1926)

70 min | Drama

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: May McAvoy, Willard Louis, Louise Fazenda, Gardner James

96. Antony and Cleopatra (1908)

Short, Drama, History

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The story of the ill-fated love affair between Marc Antony and Cleopatra.

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Charles Kent | Stars: Maurice Costello, Florence Lawrence, William V. Ranous, Charles Chapman

97. Jephtah's Daughter: A Biblical Tragedy (1909)

Short, Drama

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Star: Annette Kellerman

98. 'Shamrock' and 'Columbia' Rounding the Outer Stake Boat, No. 2 (1899)

Short, News, Sport

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"This picture shows the two yachts racing at 20 miles an hour, the crew manipulating the sails as they round the outer mark, Columbia leading the Shamrock by thirteen seconds."

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith

99. Admiral Sampson on Board the Flagship (1898)

Short, News, War

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New York City welcome to Sampson's fleet after the Battle of Santiago Bay.

Director: James H. White | Star: William T. Sampson

100. Dawn (1919)

Drama

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Keith, an artist, begins to go blind as a result of having fallen out of a tree as a child. His fiancé Dorothy, a wealthy heiress, had previously said that she thought blind people were "... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Robert Gordon, Sylvia Breamer, Harry Davenport, James A. Furey