Most Voted Titles With William Black


1. The Golf Specialist (1930)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

6.5
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J. Effingham Bellweather plays golf despite many slapstick setbacks.

Director: Monte Brice | Stars: W.C. Fields, Allan Bennett, William Black, Naomi Casey

Votes: 844

2. Life Returns (1935)

63 min | Drama

4.3
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A doctor who has spent his career working on ways to revive the dead sees his chance to prove his theory by performing his procedures on a recently deceased dog.

Writers: Eugene Frenke, L. Wolfe Gilbert, John F. Goodrich, James P. Hogan, Arthur T. Horman, Mary McCarthy | Directors: Eugene Frenke, James P. Hogan | Stars: Onslow Stevens, George P. Breakston, Lois Wilson, Valerie Hobson

Votes: 104

3. Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (1917)

70 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

6.6
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Writers: E.W. Hornung, Anthony Paul Kelly, Eugene Wiley Presbrey | Director: George Irving | Stars: John Barrymore, Christine Mayo, H. Cooper Cliffe, Frank Morgan

Votes: 58

4. Follow the Leader (1930)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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Ed Wynn, a waiter, tries to get hit employers daughter a start on the stage; Ginger Rogers replaces Ethel Merman when Merman is kidnapped.

Writers: William K. Wells, George White, Lew Brown, Buddy G. DeSylva, Ray Henderson, Gertrude Purcell, Sid Silvers | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Ed Wynn, Ginger Rogers, Stanley Smith, Lou Holtz

Votes: 39

5. The Playboy (1938)

78 min | Musical

6.5
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A millionaire in London falls for a poor girl with a great singing voice, but his gold-digging past girlfriend tries her best to ruin the relationship.

Writers: Thomas J. Geraghty, Michael Hogan, Angus MacPhail, H. Fowler Mear, Roland Pertwee | Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Bert Ambrose, Evelyn Dall, Harry Richman, Florence Desmond

Votes: 13

6. Great Expectations (1917)

50 min | Drama

6.6
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"Pip," an orphan, lives with his sister, whose husband runs a country blacksmith shop. The boy's life is a drab one until, in an effort to escape his sister's wrath, he runs into a ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Dickens, Doty Hobart, Paul West | Directors: Robert G. Vignola, Paul West | Stars: Jack Pickford, Louise Huff, Frank Losee, William Black

Votes: 11

7. The Floor Below (1918)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A cub reporter (Normand) is sent undercover to get a story, but falls for the man she is investigating.

Writer: Elaine S. Carrington | Director: Clarence G. Badger | Stars: Mabel Normand, Tom Moore, Helen Dahl, Wallace McCutcheon Jr.

Votes: 10

8. Fascinating Youth (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

8.7
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Playboy Teddy Ward wants to marry Jeannie King, an artist, but his father wants him to marry Loris Lane, but tells Teddy he can marry whom he pleases if he will make the Mountain Inn a ... See full summary »

Writers: Byron Morgan, Paul Schofield | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Ivy Harris, Jack Luden, Roland Drew

Votes: 6

9. Hello, Sucker (1941)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Comedy

7.8
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A young couple buy a bankrupt vaudeville booking agency, and try to make it a success.

Writers: Maurice Leo, Paul Girard Smith, Arthur T. Horman | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Hugh Herbert, Tom Brown, Peggy Moran, Lewis Howard

Votes: 5

10. The Sex Lure (1916)

Drama

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Wealthy capitalist, Clinton Reynolds, and his wife, Laura, have lost their son, Arthur, kidnapped and possibly dead. Attempting to write a wrong in his factory, he adopts the daughter of ... See full summary »

Writers: Ivan Abramson, Don Dundas | Director: Ivan Abramson | Stars: James Morrison, Louise Vale, Frankie Mann, Donald Hall

11. Vanity (1916)

Drama

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Robert Armstrong, falsely accused of a murder committed thirty years ago in a western gambling hall, faces the alternative of imprisonment or paying blackmail. A letter from Tom Mason, ... See full summary »

Writers: Wallace Clifton, Aaron Hoffman | Director: John B. O'Brien | Stars: Emmy Wehlen, Thomas O'Keefe, Edward Martindel, Paul Gordon

12. Ambition (1916)

50 min | Drama

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An ambitious young assistant district attorney uses his attractive wife as seductive bait for a powerful political boss in hopes of gaining the man's favor and advancing his career. But the... See full summary »

Writer: Mary Murillo | Director: James Vincent | Stars: Bertha Kalich, Kenneth Hunter, William H. Tooker, William Black

13. Big Brother (1923)

70 min | Crime, Drama

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When gangster Jimmy Donovan is made guardian of Midge, the 7-year-old brother of his friend Big Ben Murray, he decides to reform and rear Midge properly. The court takes custody of Midge, ... See full summary »

Writers: Rex Beach, Paul Sloane | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Tom Moore, Edith Roberts, Raymond Hatton, Joe King

14. The Fifth Horseman (1924)

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Writer: E.M. McMahon | Director: E.M. McMahon | Stars: Cornelius Keefe, Una Merkel, Joseph Depew, Charles Brook

15. Broadway Bill (1918)

50 min | Romance, Drama

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Writer: Fred J. Balshofer | Director: Fred J. Balshofer | Stars: Harold Lockwood, Martha Mansfield, Cornish Beck, Raymond Hadley

16. The Beautiful Mrs. Reynolds (1918)

Drama, History

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During the American Revolution, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr are both courting beautiful Margaret Moncrieffe. Fast-forward several years and they again find themselves on opposite ... See full summary »

Writer: S.M. Weller | Director: Arthur Ashley | Stars: June Elvidge, Carlyle Blackwell, Arthur Ashley, Carl Gerard

17. The Hell Cat (1918)

60 min | Western

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Writer: Willard Mack | Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: Geraldine Farrar, Tom Santschi, Milton Sills, William Black

18. High Pockets (1919)

Western

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Writers: Adrian Gil-Spear, William Patterson White | Director: Ira M. Lowry | Stars: Louis Bennison, Katherine MacDonald, William Black, Frank Evans

19. The Secret of the Storm Country (1917)

72 min | Drama

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Writers: Mary Murillo, Grace Miller White | Director: Charles Miller | Stars: Norma Talmadge, Edwin Denison, J. Herbert Frank, Niles Welch

21. The Prussian Cur (1918)

Drama, War

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Writer: Raoul Walsh | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Miriam Cooper, Sidney Mason, H. von der Goltz, Leonora Stewart

22. The Highest Bidder (1921)

60 min | Drama

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Writer: Lloyd Lonergan | Director: Wallace Worsley | Stars: Madge Kennedy, Lionel Atwill, Vernon Steele, Ellen Cassidy

23. Three Green Eyes (1919)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Wallace Clifton, Victorien Sardou | Director: Dell Henderson | Stars: Carlyle Blackwell, Evelyn Greeley, Montagu Love, June Elvidge

25. The Hidden Truth (1919)

Drama

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Writer: S.M. Weller | Director: Julius Steger | Stars: Anna Case, Charles Richman, Emma Campbell, Forrest Robinson

26. The New York Peacock (1917)

Drama

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Billy Martin is sent to New York to put through a war contract for his father, a new England manufacturer, and takes $100,000 as a security. The munition broker's secretary, a crook, tells ... See full summary »

Writer: Mary Murillo | Director: Kenean Buel | Stars: Valeska Suratt, Harry Hilliard, Eric Mayne, Alice Gale

27. That Woman (1922)

Drama

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Writers: Wallace Clifton, Sabin Wood | Director: Harry O. Hoyt | Stars: Catherine Calvert, Joseph Bruelle, William Black, George Pauncefort

28. Trooper 44 (1917)

Drama

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Writer: Garfield Thompson | Director: Roy Gahris | Stars: George Soule Spencer, Vinnie Burns, Walter P. Lewis, William Black

29. An Amateur Widow (1919)

Comedy

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Writer: Joseph F. Poland | Director: Oscar Apfel | Stars: Zena Keefe, Hugh Dillman, Jack Drumier, William Black

30. The Spirit of Lafayette (1919)

100 min | Drama, History

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Writers: James Mott Hallowell, J. Searle Dawley | Director: James Vincent | Stars: Earl Schenck, Violet De Biccari, Marion Barney, Robert Elliott

31. The Broadway Boob (1926)

60 min | Comedy

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Dan Williams leaves his small hometown in disgrace, and travels to New York City to try his luck on Broadway. He gets a small part in a Broadway show, but his press agent releases a story ... See full summary »

Writer: Monte M. Katterjohn | Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Glenn Hunter, Mildred Ryan, Antrim Short, Beryl Halley

32. The Guardian (1917)

Crime, Drama

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Writer: William Blair Morton Ferguson | Director: Arthur Ashley | Stars: Montagu Love, June Elvidge, Arthur Ashley, William Black

33. Darkness and Daylight (1923)

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Director: Albert Plummer | Stars: Alta Vera, Audrey Berry, Harlan Knight, William Black

34. The Fatal Fortune (1919)

Action, Adventure

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A young newspaperwoman travels to a South Seas island to search for buried treasure.

Writer: Walter R. Hall | Directors: Donald MacKenzie, Frank Wunderlee | Stars: Helen Holmes, Jack Levering, Leslie King, William Black

35. The Steadfast Heart (1923)

70 min | Drama

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Writers: Clarence Budington Kelland, Philip Lonergan | Director: Sheridan Hall | Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Miriam Battista, Joseph Striker, Joseph Depew

36. The Wakefield Case (1921)

Mystery

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Writers: Shannon Fife, Lillian Case Russell | Director: George Irving | Stars: Herbert Rawlinson, John P. Wade, J.H. Gilmour, Charles Dalton

37. Flying Pat (1920)

50 min | Comedy

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Writers: Virginia Philley Withey, Harry Carr, F. Richard Jones | Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Dorothy Gish, James Rennie, Morgan Wallace, Harold Vizard

38. Ramshackle House (1924)

Drama, Romance

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Writers: Hulbert Footner, Coolidge Streeter | Director: F. Harmon Weight | Stars: Betty Compson, Robert Lowing, John Davidson, Henry James