Highest Rated Titles With George Nichols


1. The Pride of Palomar (1922)

80 min | Drama

8.2
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Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Forrest Stanley, Marjorie Daw, Tote Du Crow, James O. Barrows

Votes: 6

2. The Merry Widow (1925)

Not Rated | 137 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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A prince must woo the now wealthy dancer he once abandoned in order to keep her money in the country in order to keep it from crashing economically.

Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Mae Murray, John Gilbert, Roy D'Arcy, Josephine Crowell

Votes: 1,853

3. That Chink at Golden Gulch (1910)

17 min | Western, Short

8.1
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Charlie Lee, the poor chink, is the hero of this Biograph story. Having located at Golden Gulch as a laundryman, his old father is about to take his leave for his home in the Flowery ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Anthony O'Sullivan, Gertrude Robinson, Charles West, Dell Henderson

Votes: 16

4. Winds of Chance (1925)

122 min | Adventure, Drama

7.9
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A love triangle set against the turn-of-the-century gold rush.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Anna Q. Nilsson, Ben Lyon, Viola Dana, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 28

5. Secrets (1924)

108 min | Drama

7.8
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After 40 years of struggle on the Wyoming frontier, a woman reflects on her hardscrabble life with her unfaithful husband.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Norma Talmadge, Eugene O'Brien, Patterson Dial, Emily Fitzroy

Votes: 200

6. Lines of White on a Sullen Sea (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

7.8
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Soon after their engagement, Bill goes to sea, and Emily vows to stay true until his return. Unknown to her, Bill marries another woman from a different port. Emily waits faithfully for six... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Linda Arvidson, George Nichols, James Kirkwood, Kate Bruce

Votes: 12

7. The Extra Girl (1923)

68 min | Comedy

7.7
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Sue Graham is a small town girl who wants to be a motion picture star. She wins a contract when a picture of a very pretty girl is sent to a studio instead of her picture. When she arrives ... See full summary »

Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Mabel Normand, Ralph Graves, George Nichols, Anna Dodge

Votes: 909

8. Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl (1919)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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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.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp, Arthur Howard

Votes: 7,656

9. The Wedding March (1928)

113 min | Drama

7.6
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A young impoverished aristocrat falls in love with an inn-keepers daughter, but has to marry money.

Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Fay Wray, Zasu Pitts, Matthew Betz

Votes: 1,223

10. In the Clutches of the Gang (1914)

Comedy, Short

7.6
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Director: George Nichols | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Ford Sterling, George Nichols, Virginia Kirtley

Votes: 10

11. The Eagle (1925)

Unrated | 73 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A wanted Russian lieutenant becomes a masked vigilante seeking vengeance upon the man who stole his family's land, only to fall for his charming daughter.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Bánky, Louise Dresser, Albert Conti

Votes: 1,334

12. The Queen of Sheba (1921)

90 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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The story of the ill-fated romance between Solomon, king of Israel, and the Queen of Sheba.

Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Betty Blythe, Fritz Leiber, Claire de Lorez, George Siegmann

Votes: 24

13. The Goose Woman (1925)

80 min | Drama

7.2
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A famous opera singer lost her voice when her son was born, and has drowned her sorrows in drink. When a murder is committed near her house, she invents a story in order to get herself back... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Jack Pickford, Louise Dresser, Constance Bennett, Marc McDermott

Votes: 115

14. Suzanna (1923)

80 min | Comedy

7.2
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Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Mabel Normand, George Nichols, Walter McGrail, Evelyn Sherman

Votes: 21

15. The Red Lily (1924)

Passed | 81 min | Drama

7.2
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Two young lovers escape their past lives to Paris until fate separates them.

Director: Fred Niblo | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Enid Bennett, Frank Currier, Mitchell Lewis

Votes: 331

16. Two Daughters of Eve (1912)

18 min | Drama, Short

7.2
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Calumny is one of the most despicable crimes against our neighbor, and while the wife in this story acted conventionally, she nevertheless maligned the other woman simply because of her ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Claire McDowell, Florence Geneva, Gertrude Bambrick

Votes: 11

17. The Last Deal (1910)

11 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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In this Biograph subject a most powerful moral is presented against all forms of gambling, and it is indeed a convincing lesson to those given to such follies, for although the hero was ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Owen Moore, Ruth Hart, Edith Haldeman, George Nichols

Votes: 5

18. The Open Gate (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Hetty is engaged to George, but after her sister dies she breaks the engagement in order to raise her sister's orphaned daughter. After many years, Hetty's niece has grown up and has fallen... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Kate Bruce, Edith Haldeman, Gertrude Robinson

Votes: 5

19. Mickey (1918)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Mickey, an orphan who has been brought up in a mining settlement, is sent to New York to live with her aunt.

Directors: F. Richard Jones, James Young | Stars: Mabel Normand, George Nichols, Laura La Varnie, Lew Cody

Votes: 926

20. Geared to Go (1924)

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Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Reed Howes, Carmelita Geraghty, George Nichols, Winifred Landis

Votes: 9

21. The Message of the Violin (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.9
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A girl's family suddenly becomes rich and rejects her long-time sweetheart.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Clara T. Bracy, George Nichols, Stephanie Longfellow

Votes: 7

22. White Gold (1927)

73 min | Western

6.8
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A beautiful young Mexican girl marries an Arizona sheep rancher and returns with him to his ranch, where he lives with his elderly father. The father, not used to sharing his son's ... See full summary »

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Jetta Goudal, Kenneth Thomson, George Bancroft, George Nichols

Votes: 53

23. Cinderella (1911)

14 min | Short, Fantasy

6.8
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A young woman forced into servitude by her family gets more than she bargained for when her fairy godmother magically permits her to go to the royal ball.

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Florence La Badie, Harry Benham, Anna Rosemond, Frank Hall Crane

Votes: 69

24. A Corner in Wheat (1909)

G | 14 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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A greedy tycoon decides, on a whim, to corner the world market in wheat. This doubles the price of bread, forcing the grain's producers into charity lines and further into poverty. The film... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, Grace Henderson, James Kirkwood, Linda Arvidson

Votes: 1,653

25. A Romance of Happy Valley (1919)

76 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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John Logan leaves his parents and sweetheart in bucolic Happy Valley to make his fortune in the city. Those he left behind become miserable and beleaguered in his absence, but after several... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lydia Yeamans Titus, Robert Harron, Kate Bruce, George Fawcett

Votes: 239

26. Molly O' (1921)

80 min | Comedy

6.7
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An Irish washerwoman's daughter falls in love with one of America's most eligible bachelors, much to the dismay of the girl's parents -- and the young doctor's newly acquired fiancée! ... See full summary »

Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Mabel Normand, Jack Mulhall, George Nichols, Anna Dodge

Votes: 35

27. Hearts of the World (1918)

TV-PG | 117 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Young lovers in a French village are torn apart with the coming of the Great War.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Adolph Lestina, Josephine Crowell

Votes: 725

28. The Silent Man (1917)

61 min | Western

6.6
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A gold prospector strikes it rich, but the crooks who run a frontier town take it away from him. He determines to get it back and clean up the town.

Director: William S. Hart | Stars: William S. Hart, Vola Vale, Robert McKim, Dorcas Matthews

Votes: 45

29. Victory (1919)

62 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Axel Heyst, an uncommitted wanderer, has settled on an island in the South Seas. He takes pity on a troubled young woman, Lena, and gives her refuge on her island. But the piratical Mr. ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Jack Holt, Seena Owen, Wallace Beery, Ben Deeley

Votes: 256

30. The Greatest Question (1919)

80 min | Drama

6.6
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An orphan girl is given shelter by a farm family, but soon finds herself in the clutches of a murderous farmer and his wife.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves, Eugenie Besserer

Votes: 554

31. The Face at the Window (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.6
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Ralph Bradford, the son of a widowed father, had been given every advantage an indulgent parent could bestow. Having graduated at the University, he is, as his father was before him, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Verner Clarges, Henry B. Walthall, Joseph Graybill, Vivian Prescott

Votes: 9

32. Broken Hearts of Hollywood (1926)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Virginia Perry, a former movie star, leaves her family and returns to Hollywood to make a comeback, but age has taken its toll and she is cast in small character roles. Meanwhile, her ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Patsy Ruth Miller, Louise Dresser, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jerry Miley

Votes: 5

33. The Lonedale Operator (1911)

Unrated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.5
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When her father becomes ill, a young woman takes over the telegraph at a lonely western railroad station. She soon gets word that the next train will deliver the payroll for a mining ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Francis J. Grandon, Wilfred Lucas, Edward Dillon

Votes: 796

34. Proud Flesh (1925)

70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Director: King Vidor | Stars: Eleanor Boardman, Pat O'Malley, Harrison Ford, Trixie Friganza

Votes: 80

35. The Family Honor (1920)

50 min | Drama

6.5
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Director: King Vidor | Stars: Florence Vidor, Roscoe Karns, Ben Alexander, Charles Meredith

Votes: 6

36. The Newlyweds (1910)

16 min | Short, Comedy

6.5
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A young man and a young woman, each unlucky in love, determine never to marry. But Cupid has other ideas.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Mary Pickford, Florence Barker, Charles West

Votes: 11

37. Enoch Arden: Part I (1911)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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Enoch Arden, a humble fisherman, marries Annie Lee. He signs on as a sailor to make more money to support their growing family. A storm wrecks his ship, but Enoch swims to a deserted island... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Linda Arvidson, Francis J. Grandon, George Nichols

Votes: 225

38. Enoch Arden: Part II (1911)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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Annie remains faithful to her husband, Enoch, even though he's been lost at sea for many years. Finally her grown children convince her to marry Philip, her former suitor. Enoch is rescued ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Linda Arvidson, Francis J. Grandon, Robert Harron

Votes: 196

39. The Marked Time-Table (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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There is nothing so holy as a mother's love, and yet it may breed disaster. How often do we see a young man vicious and reckless, all because of the advantage he has taken of the kindly ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Joseph Graybill, Grace Henderson, Charles Arling

Votes: 5

40. Nicholas Nickleby (1912)

20 min | Drama, Short

6.3
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A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle.

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Harry Benham, Mignon Anderson, Frances Gibson, Inda Palmer

Votes: 32

41. What Shall We Do with Our Old? (1911)

17 min | Drama, Short

6.2
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An elderly carpenter is told by a doctor that his wife is seriously ill. Soon afterwards, an insensitive shop foreman lays him off from his job because of his age. Unable to find work, and ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: W. Chrystie Miller, Claire McDowell, Adolph Lestina, George Nichols

Votes: 191

42. The Cry of the Children (1912)

29 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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An indictment of the evils of child labor, the film was controversial in its time for its use of actual footage of children employed in a working mill.

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Marie Eline, Ethel Wright, James Cruze, Lila Chester

Votes: 202

43. The Sealed Room (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama, History

6.1
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A king exacts vengeance upon his faithless mistress and her lover.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Henry B. Walthall, Linda Arvidson

Votes: 518

44. The Rocky Road (1910)

11 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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The evils of drink cause a man to separate from his family. In time he becomes sober and prosperous. Then he meets and falls in love with a young woman, and they become engaged. Unbeknownst to him this young woman is his own daughter.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, Stephanie Longfellow, George Nichols, Linda Arvidson

Votes: 16

45. The Trick That Failed (1909)

7 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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Nellie is a struggling artist whose paintings lie unsold. Billy, a successful painter, loves her, but she tells him that she cannot marry until she sells her paintings. Billy recruits his ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Arthur V. Johnson, Anthony O'Sullivan, George Nichols

Votes: 8

46. The Usurer (1910)

17 min | Drama, Short

6.0
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A wealthy, callous moneylender finds a terrifying way to learn about money's limitations.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Grace Henderson, Mack Sennett, Edward Dillon

Votes: 157

47. In Old Kentucky (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama, War

6.0
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A stirring episode of the Civil War. At the beginning of the Civil War, Kentucky attempted to hold a neutral position between the belligerents, and her sons decided for themselves which ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Verner Clarges, Kate Bruce, Henry B. Walthall, Owen Moore

Votes: 5

48. When a Man Loves (1911)

17 min | Drama, Short, Romance

6.0
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Mr. Bach, now a wealthy man, visits the scenes of his boyhood days in his auto and meets farmer Brown, his boyhood friend. Brown is the father of a very pretty daughter named Tessie. Bach ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dell Henderson, Mary Pickford, Charles West, George Nichols

Votes: 8

49. The Way of the World (1910)

16 min | Drama, Short

6.0
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The old priest is deeply grieved over the empty church, when his young assistant decides to follow the Master's footsteps and go among the people as an example. Donning civilian garb, he ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, George Nichols, Florence Barker, Gertrude Claire

Votes: 6

50. The Broken Cross (1911)

17 min | Short, Romance

6.0
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Before Tom departs for the city, he becomes engaged to Kate. She gives him half of her broken pendant cross, with the agreement that either can end the engagement by sending his or her half... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Florence La Badie, Grace Henderson, Dorothy West

Votes: 13

51. The Red Man's View (1909)

14 min | Short, Western

5.9
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An Indian village is forced to leave its land by white settlers, and must make a long and weary journey to find a new home. The settlers make one young Indian woman stay behind. This woman ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Alfred Paget, Kate Bruce, Charles Craig, Frank Evans

Votes: 234

52. Finger Prints (1927)

70 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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A gang of inept crooks and even more inept lawmen search for a cache of hidden money.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Louise Fazenda, John T. Murray, Helene Costello, Myrna Loy

Votes: 9

53. Muggsy's First Sweetheart (1910)

16 min | Short, Comedy

5.9
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Muggsy is in a susceptible mood when little Mabel Brown passes. Kids together, they always experienced an attraction one for the other, and now, before he realizes it, Muggsy is in love, as... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Billy Quirk, Mary Pickford, Clara T. Bracy, Charles Craig

Votes: 9

54. A Flash of Light (1910)

17 min | Short, Romance

5.9
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John Rogers, a young chemist, is sincerely loved by the eldest of two sisters, but in a state of infatuation prefers the younger girl, fascinated by what he would call vivacity, but which ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Vivian Prescott, Stephanie Longfellow, Verner Clarges

Votes: 27

55. Sea Horses (1926)

70 min | Romance, Drama

5.8
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Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Jack Holt, Florence Vidor, William Powell, George Bancroft

Votes: 5

56. Capital Punishment (1925)

67 min | Drama

5.8
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An experiment in death penalty. A man is accused of a murder, that never happened. Complications arise.

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Clara Bow, George Hackathorne, Elliott Dexter, Margaret Livingston

Votes: 31

57. The Light That Came (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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A disfigured young woman with two beautiful sisters is courted by a blind man. Will he still love her when his sight is restored?

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Ruth Hart, Kate Bruce, Frank Evans, Francis J. Grandon

Votes: 31

58. Rose o' Salem Town (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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Reliable authority states that nine million human lives were sacrificed through the zeal of fanatical reformers during the Christian epoch. Religious fanaticism was in most cases the cause,... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dorothy West, Clara T. Bracy, Henry B. Walthall, George Nichols

Votes: 41

59. Jess (1912)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Silas Croft was a kindly old Englishman who had a farm in South Africa. With him resided his two nieces, whom he had taken from their drunken, worthless father when they were of a tender ... See full summary »

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Marguerite Snow, Florence La Badie, James Cruze, William Russell

Votes: 5

60. Gold Is Not All (1910)

16 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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The young heiress is walking with her sweetheart in the grounds of her mansion, seemingly happy, while on the roadway, with but a wall dividing, stroll the poor young couple. What a ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Marion Leonard, Dell Henderson, Gladys Egan, Linda Arvidson

Votes: 11

61. The Death Disc: A Story of the Cromwellian Period (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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During the reign of Oliver Cromwell, Catholic worship is forbidden on pain of death. Three soldiers are arrested as Catholics and condemned to die. Cromwell decides to spare two of them and... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Marion Leonard, Edith Haldeman, Frank Powell

Votes: 8

62. A Film Johnnie (1914)

15 min | Short, Comedy

5.7
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Charlie attempts to meet his favorite movie actress at the Keystone Studio, but does not win friends there.

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Peggy Pearce, Mabel Normand

Votes: 1,041

63. Fighting Blood (1911)

18 min | Short, Action, Western

5.7
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An old soldier on the frontier, the father of a dozen children, a staunch patriot himself, brings these children up with rigid military training. He conducts his household as a garrison ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Kate Bruce, Robert Harron, Florence La Badie

Votes: 87

64. The Hessian Renegades (1909)

10 min | Drama, Short, War

5.7
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During the American Revolution, a young soldier carrying a crucial message to General Washington is spotted and pursued by a group of enemy soldiers. He takes refuge with a civilian family,... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Owen Moore, Linda Arvidson, Kate Bruce, William J. Butler

Votes: 88

65. Her First Biscuits (1909)

6 min | Comedy, Short

5.7
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A new bride has made a batch of biscuits. Her husband pretends to like them, so she delivers the rest to his office. But one bite of these biscuits makes you violently ill, and soon all his... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: John R. Cumpson, Florence Lawrence, Linda Arvidson, Charles Avery

Votes: 26

66. Through the Breakers (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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A society couple, neglect their young daughter in favor of their social life. When the girl becomes seriously ill, the father realizes the errors of his ways and stays home with her, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: James Kirkwood, Marion Leonard, Adele DeGarde, Kate Bruce

Votes: 6

67. The Day After (1909)

Short, Comedy

5.7
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Mr. and Mrs. Hilton throw a New Year's Eve party. They agree not to drink the punch themselves, but as guests begin to arrive their resolve weakens, and soon they are both cavorting ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Blanche Sweet, Marion Leonard, George Nichols

Votes: 10

68. Pippa Passes; or, The Song of Conscience (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.6
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Pippa awakes and faces the world outside with a song. Unknown to her, the music has a healing effect on all who hear her as she passes by.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Gertrude Robinson, George Nichols, Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard

Votes: 41

69. Winning Back His Love (1910)

17 min | Drama, Short, Romance

5.6
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Mrs. Wallace is possessed of a disturbing premonition that her husband's love is waning, and truth to say her fears are well grounded, for although she doesn't know of anything conclusively... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Stephanie Longfellow, Vivian Prescott, Edwin August

Votes: 25

70. The Modern Prodigal (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama

5.6
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In the opening of this subject we find the callow youth as he points towards the city's spires, exclaiming to his dear old mother, "Mother, there in the big city is my sphere. There will I ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Guy Hedlund, George Nichols, Kate Bruce, Jack Pickford

Votes: 16

71. The Pirate's Gold (1908)

16 min | Short, Action

5.6
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Young Wilkinson is leaving his dear old mother for a journey to seek his fortune in a foreign clime. Now, the little cottage is situated near the coast. The waters of the sea have been ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Gebhardt, Linda Arvidson, Charles Inslee, Arthur V. Johnson

Votes: 5

72. Heart Beats of Long Ago (1911)

17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A feud existed between two Italian houses and it meant disaster to any one of the belligerents to intrude into the opposing house. The Lord of the house gives a feast in honor of the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Wilfred Lucas, Linda Arvidson, Kate Bruce

Votes: 12

73. The Lily of the Tenements (1911)

17 min | Short, Drama

5.6
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Here we find a youthful toiler at a sewing machine eking the lives of her poor old mother and father. She receives a mere pittance for her labor, and this barely gives them plain food ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dorothy West, Clara T. Bracy, W. Chrystie Miller, George Nichols

Votes: 8

74. Cruel, Cruel Love (1914)

16 min | Short, Comedy

5.5
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A silly aristocrat who believes that he has been jilted attempts suicide but he is saved from death and reunited with his fiancée.

Directors: George Nichols, Mack Sennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edgar Kennedy, Minta Durfee, Eva Nelson

Votes: 906

75. An Arcadian Maid (1910)

16 min | Drama, Short

5.5
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A young girl looking for work, is hired by a farmer's wife to work as a maid. A smooth talking peddler comes by the farm, and flirts with the young maid. He gives the naive girl an ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Mack Sennett, George Nichols, Kate Bruce

Votes: 96

76. What the Daisy Said (1910)

16 min | Romance, Short

5.5
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Two sisters want to know whether there is romance in their future. One sister pulls the petals off of a flower, while the other has her fortune told by a gypsy. When the gypsy tells the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Gertrude Robinson, Clara T. Bracy, Kate Bruce

Votes: 121

77. As It Is in Life (1910)

16 min | Drama, Short

5.5
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A grief stricken widowed man, devotes his life to caring and providing for his very young daughter. He quickly secures a job at a nearby pigeon farm. One day he runs into an old sweetheart,... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Gladys Egan, Mary Pickford, Marion Leonard

Votes: 125

78. Behind the Scenes (1908)

9 min | Short, Drama

5.5
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A mother works as a dancer to support her ill daughter. One night while performing, the mother has a vision of her child dying. She rushes home, but it is too late.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Florence Lawrence, Gladys Egan, Kate Bruce, George Gebhardt

Votes: 15

79. A Child of the Ghetto (1910)

16 min | Short, Drama

5.5
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After her mother's death, Ruth struggles to support herself as a seamstress. While Ruth delivers shirts to the factory owner, the owner's son steals some money and Ruth is accused of the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dorothy West, Kate Bruce, Dell Henderson, Charles West

Votes: 34

80. The Star Boarder (II) (1914)

16 min | Comedy, Short

5.4
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A brat's magic lantern show exposes an indiscreet moment between a landlady and her star boarder.

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Minta Durfee, Edgar Kennedy, Gordon Griffith

Votes: 597

81. What Drink Did (1909)

12 min | Short, Drama

5.4
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A man leaves his wife and two daughters for work in a carpentry shop. At work, he initially refuses a beer with lunch, then gives in. After work, two friends take a little while to convince... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: David Miles, Florence Lawrence, Gladys Egan, Adele DeGarde

Votes: 114

82. The Midnight Express (1924)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.4
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Jack Oakes, the playboy son of a railroad president, is disowned by his father, and takes a job in the railroads yards under an assumed name. Mary Traves still believes he has the right ... See full summary »

Director: George W. Hill | Stars: Elaine Hammerstein, William Haines, George Nichols, Lloyd Whitlock

Votes: 13

83. In the Watches of the Night (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.4
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An honest worker, John Whitney, finds himself unemployed and unable to provide for his family. Desperate, he robs a rich man's home and is arrested. One of the police officers is an old ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, George Nichols, Marion Leonard, Gladys Egan

Votes: 5

84. The Awakening (1909)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.4
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A confirmed bachelor learns that he will inherit his late uncle's fortune only if he marries, which he does reluctantly. Shortly afterward he returns to his bachelor lifestyle but realizes he can't get his wife's face out of his thoughts.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Clara T. Bracy, Mary Pickford, Anthony O'Sullivan

Votes: 19

85. Ghosts (1915)

49 min | Drama

5.4
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Add a Plot

Directors: George Nichols, John Emerson | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Mary Alden, Loretta Blake, Juanita Archer

Votes: 15

86. Her Terrible Ordeal (1910)

10 min | Short, Drama

5.4
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A young secretary is locked in an airtight vault by a robber. Only her boss knows the combination, and he is off on a journey. Can the boss's son locate his absent-minded father before it is too late for the girl?

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Owen Moore, Florence Barker, Charles Craig

Votes: 23

87. Fatty Joins the Force (1913)

12 min | Comedy, Short

5.4
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After rescuing the Police Commissioner's daughter from drowning, Fatty is rewarded with a position on the force, but soon finds that the job isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Charles Avery, Lou Breslow, Harry DeRoy

Votes: 249

88. The Heart of O Yama (1908)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Pretty Miss Chrysanthemum has but little to say as to the disposal of her heart, at least, such is the custom in Japan. Her parents attend to that for her. However, pretty little O Yama Sum... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Florence Lawrence, George Gebhardt, D.W. Griffith, George Nichols

Votes: 5

89. A Flirt's Mistake (1914)

8 min | Comedy, Short

5.4
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A woman's husband runs into trouble when he flirts with the wrong "girl."

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Frank Cooley, Minta Durfee, William Hauber

Votes: 157

90. The Mountaineer's Honor (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.3
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A mountain girl is seduced by a traveler from the valley. Her brother tracks the seducer down and kills him. In retaliation, the sheriff captures the brother and prepares to lynch him. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, James Kirkwood, Kate Bruce

Votes: 15

91. Iola's Promise (1912)

18 min | Short, Romance

5.3
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Iola, the little Indian girl, is held captive by a gang of cutthroats, from whose clutches and abuse she is rescued by Jack Harper, a prospector. She is truly grateful to Jack, for she ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Alfred Paget, Frank Evans, Dorothy Bernard

Votes: 7

92. Conscience (1911)

17 min | Short, Drama

5.3
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As they have breakfast in their hunting lodge Howard jokingly tells his wife to improve her coffee or he'll shoot her. Later she meets him as he's out hunting and is accidentally shot and ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Edwin August, Stephanie Longfellow, Joseph Graybill, William J. Butler

Votes: 11

93. A Fair Exchange (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.3
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Free adaptation of George Eliot's "Silas Marner." This Biograph adaptation makes Master Marner a cobbler instead of a linen weaver, but this change does not weaken, nor make less romantic, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: James Kirkwood, Mack Sennett, Dorothy Bernard, Kate Bruce

Votes: 10

94. The Banker's Daughters (1910)

16 min | Short, Drama

5.3
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The crook is ever possessed of an clement of subtlety and inventive ingenuity, which, if exercised in worthy efforts would be highly commendable. Fate, however, always ethical, is ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Verner Clarges, Stephanie Longfellow, Dorothy West, Clara T. Bracy

Votes: 12

95. She (1911)

Unrated | 24 min | Short, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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(Part One) The first scene shows us the outer court of the temple in Egypt, in the year 350 B.C. Here Amenartas, the Pharaoh's daughter, waits to meet her love, Kallikrates. He has just ... See full summary »

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Marguerite Snow, James Cruze, Viola Alberti, William C. Cooper

Votes: 33

96. The Oath and the Man (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama

5.2
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Before the revolution in France the nobility exercised a most despotic rule over the peasants, subjecting them to abject slavery. Not only did they suffer pecuniary oppression, but their ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Florence Barker, W. Chrystie Miller, Francis J. Grandon

Votes: 60

97. A Baby's Shoe (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.2
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The story tells of the young widowed mother of two children who is forced by extreme poverty to part with one of her children, a baby girl, by placing it in a basket on the door steps of a ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Florence Lawrence, Owen Moore, Linda Arvidson, George Nichols

Votes: 12

98. The Expiation (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.2
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William is drawn to Edward's wife, Helen. Sensing his feelings might lead him into an affair, he decides to go away. As he says goodbye to Helen, Edward spies from behind a curtain. Soon ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Owen Moore, Marion Leonard, Arthur V. Johnson, Frank Evans

Votes: 6

99. His Favorite Pastime (1914)

16 min | Short, Comedy

5.1
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A very plastered fella follows a pretty woman home, and proceeds to make a nuisance of himself.

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Peggy Pearce, Frank Opperman

Votes: 742

100. The Two Brothers (I) (1910)

17 min | Short, Romance, Western

5.1
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In Camarillo, principality of the Spanish dominion, there lived two brothers, Jose and Manuel. Born in a noble Spanish family and reared by a mother noble in both station and character, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Dell Henderson, Kate Bruce, Marion Leonard

Votes: 12