Highest Rated Titles With William Black


1. Fascinating Youth (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

9.0
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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 »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Ivy Harris, Jack Luden, Roland Drew

Votes: 9

2. 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.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Hugh Herbert, Tom Brown, Peggy Moran, Lewis Howard

Votes: 6

3. The Floor Below (1918)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A cub reporter (Normand) is sent undercover to get a story, but falls for the man she is investigating.

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

Votes: 14

4. Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (1917)

70 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

6.8
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Gentleman burglar Raffles tries to get his hand on a priceless pearl.

Director: George Irving | Stars: John Barrymore, Christine Mayo, H. Cooper Cliffe, Frank Morgan

Votes: 69

5. The Playboy (1938)

78 min | Musical

6.7
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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.

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Bert Ambrose, Evelyn Dall, Harry Richman, Florence Desmond

Votes: 15

6. 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: 894

7. Great Expectations (1917)

50 min | Drama

6.5
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Directors: Robert G. Vignola, Paul West | Stars: Jack Pickford, Louise Huff, Frank Losee, William Black

Votes: 12

8. Follow the Leader (1930)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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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.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Ed Wynn, Ginger Rogers, Stanley Smith, Lou Holtz

Votes: 45

9. Life Returns (1935)

63 min | Drama

4.2
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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.

Directors: Eugene Frenke, James P. Hogan | Stars: Onslow Stevens, George P. Breakston, Lois Wilson, Valerie Hobson

Votes: 125

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 »

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

11. 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 »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Tom Moore, Edith Roberts, Raymond Hatton, Joe King

12. The Hell Cat (1918)

60 min | Western

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

14. Broadway Bill (1918)

50 min | Romance, Drama

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

15. The Prussian Cur (1918)

Drama, War

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

16. High Pockets (1919)

Western

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Director: Ira M. Lowry | Stars: Louis Bennison, Katherine MacDonald, William Black, Frank Evans

17. The Highest Bidder (1921)

60 min | Drama

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

18. 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 »

Director: Arthur Ashley | Stars: June Elvidge, Carlyle Blackwell, Arthur Ashley, Carl Gerard

19. The Spirit of Lafayette (1919)

100 min | Drama, History

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Director: James Vincent | Stars: Earl Schenck, Violet De Biccari, Marion Barney, Robert Elliott

21. The Guardian (1917)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Arthur Ashley | Stars: Montagu Love, June Elvidge, Arthur Ashley, William Black

22. Flying Pat (1920)

50 min | Comedy

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Wild flapper Patricia Van Nuys decides to become a pilot like her husband Robert, but with a difference--she wants to become the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by airplane. Capt. ... See full summary »

Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Dorothy Gish, James Rennie, Morgan Wallace, Harold Vizard

23. 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 »

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

24. An Amateur Widow (1919)

Comedy

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Director: Oscar Apfel | Stars: Zena Keefe, Hugh Dillman, Jack Drumier, William Black

25. The Fifth Horseman (1924)

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

26. Ramshackle House (1924)

Drama, Romance

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Director: F. Harmon Weight | Stars: Betty Compson, Robert Lowing, John Davidson, Henry James

27. Vanity (1916)

50 min | 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 »

Director: John B. O'Brien | Stars: Emmy Wehlen, Thomas O'Keefe, Edward Martindel, Paul Gordon

28. Darkness and Daylight (1923)

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

29. The Steadfast Heart (1923)

70 min | Drama

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Director: Sheridan Hall | Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Miriam Battista, Joseph Striker, Joseph Depew

30. The Wakefield Case (1921)

Mystery

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Director: George Irving | Stars: Herbert Rawlinson, John P. Wade, J.H. Gilmour, Charles Dalton

31. Three Green Eyes (1919)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Dell Henderson | Stars: Carlyle Blackwell, Evelyn Greeley, Montagu Love, June Elvidge

32. 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 »

Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Glenn Hunter, Mildred Ryan, Antrim Short, Beryl Halley

33. That Woman (1922)

Drama

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Director: Harry O. Hoyt | Stars: Catherine Calvert, Joseph Bruelle, William Black, George Pauncefort

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.

Directors: Donald MacKenzie, Frank Wunderlee | Stars: Helen Holmes, Jack Levering, Leslie King, William Black

35. 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 »

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

37. The Secret of the Storm Country (1917)

72 min | Drama

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Director: Charles Miller | Stars: Norma Talmadge, Edwin Denison, J. Herbert Frank, Niles Welch

38. Trooper 44 (1917)

Drama

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

39. The Hidden Truth (1919)

Drama

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Director: Julius Steger | Stars: Anna Case, Charles Richman, Emma Campbell, Forrest Robinson