Highest Rated Titles With Charles West


1. Revenge (1918)

Western

8.7
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Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Edith Storey, Wheeler Oakman, Ralph Lewis, Alberta Ballard

Votes: 17

2. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Approved | 129 min | Drama, History

8.1
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A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin

Votes: 69,879

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. Duck Soup (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Musical, War

8.0
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Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx

Votes: 49,319

5. The Witching Hour (1921)

Mystery, Drama

8.0
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Jack Brookfield, a gambler with clairvoyant and hypnotic powers, is able to win at cards through his unique gift. But when he inadvertently hypnotizes young Clay Thorne, Thorne kills an ... See full summary »

Director: William Desmond Taylor | Stars: Elliott Dexter, Winter Hall, Ruth Renick, Robert Cain

Votes: 5

6. The Texas Ranger (1931)

61 min | Western

7.9
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Taylor has his men burning out the ranchers. When they kill Clayton, his daughter Helen and her men turn outlaw. The Rangers send Logan, and posing as a cowhand he joins her gang. But ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Buck Jones, Carmelita Geraghty, Harry Woods, Ed Brady

Votes: 7

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

11 min | Short, Drama

7.7
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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: 15

8. The King of Kings (1927)

Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Jesus Christ faces religious and political oppression during his ministry and in the days before his death and resurrection.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 1,529

9. The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)

Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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The story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned after innocently treating President Lincoln's assassin in 1865.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Warner Baxter, Gloria Stuart, Claude Gillingwater, Arthur Byron

Votes: 1,634

10. Manslaughter (1922)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.4
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Society-girl thrill seeker Lydia causes the death of motorcycle policeman and is prosecuted by her fiancé Daniel who describes in lurid detail the downfall of Rome. While she's in prison she reforms and Daniel becomes a wasted alcoholic.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Leatrice Joy, Thomas Meighan, Lois Wilson, John Miltern

Votes: 328 | Gross: $1.20M

11. In Old California (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama, History

7.2
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An historical dramatization of a Spanish woman during the reign of Spanish and Mexican owned California in the early 19th century.

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

Votes: 35

12. Along Came Youth (1930)

74 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Rare Paramount film, supposedly lost save for a partial nitrate, is typical boy chases girl film. Set in London, American Larry Brooks, former millionaire and now broke, pursues lovely ...

Directors: Lloyd Corrigan, Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Frances Dee, Stuart Erwin, William Austin

Votes: 6

13. 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

14. The Dawn Trail (1930)

66 min | Western

7.1
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Dissension arises between cattlemen in Osage County, Texas, and sheepherders who have settled there and use the same watering stream. Mart Dalton, son of a wealthy cattleman, quarrels with ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Buck Jones, Miriam Seegar, Charles Morton, Erville Alderson

Votes: 9

15. I Love That Man (1933)

Crime, Drama

7.1
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I Love That Man is a 1933 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Harry Joe Brown and written by C. Graham Baker, Casey Robinson and Gene Towne. The film stars Edmund Lowe, Nancy Carroll, ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Joe Brown | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Nancy Carroll, Robert Armstrong, Lew Cody

Votes: 11

16. The Reformers; or, The Lost Art of Minding One's Business (1913)

33 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Behold in this film the Uplifter, a peculiarity of the human species, quite convinced that all that is, is wrong. Forth to the uplift he minds everybody's business but his own, until that ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles Hill Mailes, Jennie Lee, Robert Harron, Mae Marsh

Votes: 15

17. Barbary Coast (1935)

91 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Mary Rutledge arrives from the east, finds her fiance dead, and goes to work at the roulette wheel of Louis Charnalis' Bella Donna, a rowdy gambling house in San Francisco in the 1850s. She... See full summary »

Directors: Howard Hawks, William Wyler | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Edward G. Robinson, Joel McCrea, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,127

18. The Girl and Her Trust (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.9
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Some tramps assault the telegraph office trying to rob $2000 delivered by train. The telegraphist girl, trying to help, telegraphs the next station and then the men are captured.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dorothy Bernard, Wilfred Lucas, Anthony O'Sullivan, Edwin August

Votes: 935

19. 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

20. The Mighty Barnum (1934)

85 min | Biography, Comedy

6.8
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The comic exploits of confidence trickster and showman P.T. Barnum from his early days through to the creation of The Greatest Show on Earth.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Wallace Beery, Adolphe Menjou, Virginia Bruce, Rochelle Hudson

Votes: 61

21. The Road to Yesterday (1925)

107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.8
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A married couple discover their strained relationship is the result of unhappiness in their past lives.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Joseph Schildkraut, Jetta Goudal, William Boyd, Vera Reynolds

Votes: 93 | Gross: $0.52M

22. Lena and the Geese (1912)

17 min | Romance, Short, Fantasy

6.8
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For reasons of state, the first-born, a baby girl, is sent away and placed in the care of Gretchen, a trusted peasant woman, who is the widowed mother of a little child about the same age. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, J. Jiquel Lanoe, Kate Bruce, Mae Marsh

Votes: 9

23. The Lonedale Operator (1911)

Unrated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.6
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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: 809

24. The Massacre (1912)

20 min | Short, Action, War

6.6
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The story of the massacre of an Indian village, and the ensuing retaliation.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Alfred Paget

Votes: 198

25. The Newlyweds (1910)

16 min | Short, Comedy

6.6
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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: 12

26. The Rose of Kentucky (1911)

17 min | Romance, Short

6.6
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A farmer takes in a young orphan after her mother's death and sends her off to school. After she's grown, he encourages her to consider his younger brother as a husband. When the younger ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Marion Sunshine, Charles West, Kate Bruce

Votes: 10

27. 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

28. For the Defense (1930)

65 min | Drama

6.5
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William Powell plays William Foster, a slick attorney who stays within the law, but specializes in representing crooks and shady characters. He's adept at keeping them out of jail, winning ... See full summary »

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: William Powell, Kay Francis, Scott Kolk, William B. Davidson

Votes: 278

29. The Mothering Heart (1913)

29 min | Short, Drama

6.5
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A young couple struggle to get ahead, the wife always assuaging the troubles of her melancholy husband. As he climbs the ladder of success, he abandons the homely values and takes up with ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Miller, Lillian Gish, Kate Bruce, Viola Barry

Votes: 567

30. The Bride Comes Home (1935)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A penniless socialite is hired by two young men as a front in their plan to start a magazine. Soon, however, they find themselves more interested in her than in their publishing venture.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Robert Young, William Collier Sr.

Votes: 107

31. The Unchanging Sea (1910)

14 min | Drama, Short

6.5
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In this story set at a seaside fishing village and inspired by a Charles Kingsley poem, a young couple's happy life is turned about by an accident. The husband, although saved from drowning... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Linda Arvidson, Gladys Egan, Mary Pickford

Votes: 427

32. In the Border States (1910)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Drama, War

6.5
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During the Civil War, a father living in a border state leaves to join the Union Army. After he leaves, Confederate troops forage on his property, where a soldier encounters one of his ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Charles Arling, Owen Moore, William J. Butler

Votes: 370

33. Good Dame (1934)

72 min | Drama

6.5
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A chorus girl gets stranded in a small midwestern town. Against her better judgement, she hooks up with a smooth-talking con artist who says he can help her get out of town.

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Fredric March, Jack La Rue, Noel Francis

Votes: 31

34. For His Son (1912)

15 min | Short, Drama

6.5
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A father, anxious for his son's financial well being, develops a special soda pop called Dopokoke which is laced with cocaine. Dopokoke is advertised as relief "for that tired feeling." The... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles Hill Mailes, Charles West, Blanche Sweet, Dorothy Bernard

Votes: 280

35. 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: 198

36. Red Lights (1923)

70 min | Mystery

6.4
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The wealthy owner of a railroad is about to be reunited with his daughter, who was kidnapped in her childhood. However, a mysterious figure is attempting to frighten the girl away by having... See full summary »

Director: Clarence G. Badger | Stars: Marie Prevost, Raymond Griffith, Johnnie Walker, Alice Lake

Votes: 7

37. 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

38. One Is Business, the Other Crime (1912)

15 min | Short, Drama

6.3
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Griffith intercuts between the lives of two couples married on the same day. One couple is rich, the other is poor. Time passes, and in desperation over joblessness, the poor husband ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Dorothy Bernard, Edwin August, Blanche Sweet

Votes: 216

39. A Romance of the Western Hills (1910)

16 min | Short, Romance, Western

6.3
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Civilization as it appealed to the Indian maiden. A party of tourists visit an Indian Tillage and are charmed by the pretty little Indian girl, who offers for their consideration ornaments ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Alfred Paget, Arthur V. Johnson, Kate Bruce

Votes: 9

40. Black Sheep (I) (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.3
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The son of the foreman of the ranch is a young man of many good qualities, but a bit wayward; drinking and gambling are passions irrepressible with him. The ranch owner's daughter has quite... See full summary »

Directors: D.W. Griffith, Wilfred Lucas | Stars: Charles West, Alfred Paget, Charles Gorman, William A. Carroll

Votes: 30

41. The Man Trailer (1934)

59 min | Western

6.3
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When an ex-outlaw becomes Marshall he must face up to his old gang.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Buck Jones, Cecilia Parker, Arthur Vinton, Clarence Geldart

Votes: 24

42. Let Katie Do It (1916)

50 min | Drama

6.3
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Directors: Chester M. Franklin, Sidney Franklin | Stars: Jane Grey, Tully Marshall, Luray Huntley, Charles West

Votes: 7

43. Josh's Suicide (1911)

Short, Comedy

6.3
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Josh doesn't like the way things go at home and decides to quit and get out. Later, his wife gets what purports to be his farewell letter, which is intended to lead her to believe he has ... See full summary »

Directors: Henry Lehrman, Mack Sennett | Stars: Fred Mace, Edward Dillon, Charles Avery, J. Jiquel Lanoe

Votes: 11

44. Don't Tell the Wife (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy

6.2
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A seasoned con artist and his associates discover that their scheme to get rich by selling stock in a worthless gold mine is fraught with obstacles.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Guy Kibbee, Una Merkel, Lynne Overman, Thurston Hall

Votes: 88

45. The Burglar's Dilemma (1912)

15 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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In this latter day Cain and Abel story, a jealous brother strikes down his sibling just as a young burglar is about to enter the house. The jealous brother summons police, who then charge ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Henry B. Walthall, Robert Harron, Harry Carey

Votes: 234

46. The Peachbasket Hat (1909)

7 min | Short, Comedy

6.2
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No more popular fad has ever struck the feminine fancy than the peachbasket hat. This is a creation of headgear that for size outstrips anything yet designed by the disordered mind of the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 6

47. The Switch Tower (1913)

Drama, Short

6.2
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He was a regular boy and his father a switchman. The boy determined to be like his dad and spent his play hours around, the switch-tower. Thus at the crucial moment he was able to save his ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony O'Sullivan | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Claire McDowell, Marion Emmons, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 20

48. 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

49. Just Gold (1913)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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The brothers choose between love and gold. The three brothers sought the gold regions. The fourth chose to be a stay-at-home. He sought just love, and love was his reward: in the happiness ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Alfred Paget, Charles West, Joseph McDermott

Votes: 5

50. The Goddess of Sagebrush Gulch (1912)

17 min | Short, Romance, Western

6.2
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The Goddess, the prettiest and best natured girl that ever graced that little mining town, meets the tenderfoot prospector and leaves him another worshiper of her. His chances, however, are... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Dorothy Bernard, W. Chrystie Miller

Votes: 17

51. The Man from Hell's Edges (1932)

Passed | 57 min | Western

6.1
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A cowboy after the man that killed his father goes to prison to get in with his gang.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Bob Steele, Nancy Drexel, Julian Rivero, Robert Homans

Votes: 25

52. The Female of the Species (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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Four survivors from an abandoned mining town - a married couple, the wife's sister, and a younger woman - are making a desperate trip to safety across the desert. The wife suspects the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Claire McDowell, Mary Pickford, Dorothy Bernard

Votes: 187

53. A Movie Star (1916)

24 min | Comedy, Short

6.1
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Just as the local movie theater is about to begin showing a picture, the star of the film arrives and comes to see the movie himself. On screen, the star must rescue his girl from danger. ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Hibbard | Stars: Mack Swain, Louella Maxam, Mai Wells, Ray Grey

Votes: 73

54. The Mender of Nets (1912)

16 min | Short, Romance

6.1
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A young woman who works mending fishermen's nets is engaged to be married. But her fiancé has an old love who refuses to let him go. Further, his former girlfriend has a brother who is ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Charles West, Mabel Normand, Charles Hill Mailes

Votes: 128

55. The Red Man's View (1909)

14 min | Short, Western

6.0
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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: Kate Bruce, Charles Craig, Frank Evans, Edith Haldeman

Votes: 235

56. A Flash of Light (1910)

17 min | Short, Romance

6.0
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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: 29

57. The House with Closed Shutters (1910)

16 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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During the Civil War a young soldier loses his nerve in battle and runs away to his home to hide; his sister puts on his uniform, takes her brother's place in the battle, and is killed. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Grace Henderson, Dorothy West, Joseph Graybill

Votes: 362

58. The Fascinating Mrs. Francis (1909)

5 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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A young man becomes infatuated with Mrs. Francis after she sings at a party. His father convinces her to discourage the young man's attentions. Out of despair, the young man considers suicide, until he meets a woman his own age.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Marion Leonard, Barry O'Moore, Anita Hendrie, Harry Solter

Votes: 10

59. 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

60. The Two Paths (1911)

17 min | Drama, Short

6.0
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Florence and Nellie are dressmakers, sewing to eke an existence. A wealthy woman calls for a gown they have just finished. She is accompanied by an unconscionable profligate, who, tempting ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dorothy Bernard, Wilfred Lucas, Adolph Lestina, Clara T. Bracy

Votes: 13

61. 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

62. 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

63. Ramona (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Ramona is a little orphan of the great Spanish household of Moreno. Alessandro, the Indian, arrives at the Camulos ranch with his sheep-shearers, showing his first meeting with Ramona. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Francis J. Grandon, Kate Bruce

Votes: 274

64. The Christmas Burglars (1908)

11 min | Short, Comedy

5.9
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It is Christmas Eve. Mrs. Martin, the poor widowed mother of a seven-year-old child, returns to her cheerless apartment, after a long day's tramp in search of work, and all in vain. The ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Florence Lawrence, Adele DeGarde, Charles Inslee, John R. Cumpson

Votes: 13

65. The Last Drop of Water (1911)

18 min | Short, Western

5.8
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A wagon train heading west across the great desert runs out of water, and is attacked by Indians. One man -- their last hope -- is sent out to find water.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Robert Harron, Dell Henderson

Votes: 166

66. The Lesser Evil (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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A young woman's peaceful existence is shattered when she is abducted by the crew of a boat of smugglers, who then also turn against their captain.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Edwin August, Mae Marsh, Alfred Paget

Votes: 115

67. 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

68. In the North Woods (1912)

Drama, Short

5.8
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A trapper, confident of the safety of his wife and child in the boundless woods while he is away on his trip to the trading post, a day's journey, leaves for that place to dispose of the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Claire McDowell, Gladys Egan, Elmer Booth

Votes: 5

69. A Beast at Bay (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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A young, and fickle girl ( Mary Pickford ) dumps her admiring boyfriend ( Edwin August ) because she views him as a coward. Meanwhile a ruthless convict ( Alfred Paget ) has escaped and ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Edwin August, Alfred Paget, Mae Marsh

Votes: 88

70. The Fugitive (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama, War

5.7
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Two Johns, a Confederate and an Union soldier, leave their family to go to the front. After a skirmish they end up separated from their respective sides, the Union soldier shoots the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Kate Bruce, Edward Dillon, Clara T. Bracy, Edwin August

Votes: 141

71. The Italian Barber (1911)

17 min | Short, Comedy

5.7
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Tony, the barber, on his way to the shop meets little Alice, the newsgirl, who runs a stand on a neighboring corner. He at once becomes smitten and can think of nothing else. Later they are... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Joseph Graybill, Mary Pickford, Marion Sunshine, Mack Sennett

Votes: 13

72. The Old Actor (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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An elderly actor who lives with his wife and daughter is dismissed from his acting job because he is considered to old. On his way home from the theatre he panics at the thought of telling ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: W. Chrystie Miller, Kate Bruce, Mary Pickford, Edwin August

Votes: 176

73. Fate's Turning (1911)

17 min | Short, Romance

5.7
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A young girl working as a waitress at a resort for the wealthy is swept off her feet by a rich young gentleman, and before she knows it, she's pregnant.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Stephanie Longfellow, Grace Henderson, Dorothy Bernard

Votes: 24

74. Swords and Hearts (1911)

17 min | Drama, Short, War

5.6
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A poor girl is secretly in love with a wealthy young planter. During the Civil War she helps him escape capture by Union soldiers. After the war, with his fortune gone, she confesses that she loves him.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Claire McDowell, Dorothy West, William J. Butler

Votes: 138

75. The Battle (1911)

19 min | Short, Action, Drama

5.6
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Union soldiers march off to battle amid cheering crowds. After the battle turns against the Union Army, one soldier runs away, hiding in his girlfriend's house. Ashamed of his cowardice, he... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Blanche Sweet, Charles Hill Mailes, Robert Harron

Votes: 201

76. The God Within (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

5.6
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The woman of the camp implores her lover to marry her, and he promises to do so, but goes away and does not return. Target of the camp's jeers, she lives alone until her child is born dead.... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Claire McDowell, Blanche Sweet, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 9

77. The Man from Headquarters (1928)

60 min | Crime, Mystery

5.6
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A brilliant detective is trying to break up a notorious crime ring, using part of an intercepted message. While investigating, he meets a beautiful and mysterious countess.

Director: Duke Worne | Stars: Cornelius Keefe, Edith Roberts, Charles West, Lloyd Whitlock

Votes: 10

78. A Temporary Truce (1912)

17 min | Action, Short, Western

5.6
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Mexican Jim, a good-for-nothing of the mining camp, spends most of his time in the tavern of the little town. On this particular day, having drunk up more than usual, he quarrels with Jack ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles Hill Mailes, Claire McDowell, Charles Gorman, Blanche Sweet

Votes: 14

79. 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: 26

80. 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: 122

81. 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

82. The Son's Return (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.5
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A son leaves to seek his fortune in the city. Many years later he returns and checks into his parents' inn. They don't recognize him, but noticing his fat wallet, plan to rob him.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Herbert Prior, Anita Hendrie, Mary Pickford

Votes: 41

83. 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

84. Death from a Distance (1935)

68 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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While a distinguished astronomer is giving a lecture in a planetarium, a shot rings out and one of the audience members is found dead. A tough detective and a brassy female reporter lock horns as they both try to break the case.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Russell Hopton, Lola Lane, George F. Marion, Lee Kohlmar

Votes: 114

85. A Blot on the 'Scutcheon (1912)

Short, Drama

5.4
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An aristocrat is delighted when a nobleman asks for his sister's hand in marriage. But delight turns to shock when he discovers that the engaged couple are already lovers. He kills the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles Hill Mailes, Dorothy Bernard, Edwin August, Claire McDowell

Votes: 12

86. The Manicure Lady (1911)

11 min | Short, Comedy

5.4
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The manicure lady spurns the barber and dates a rich cad instead.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mack Sennett, Vivian Prescott, Edward Dillon, Kate Bruce

Votes: 102

87. Helen's Marriage (1912)

7 min | Short, Comedy

5.4
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Helen and Tom try to elope, but papa catches them and drives Tom away with a gun. At first Tom's friends at the club give him the laugh, but next day when he tells them of a plan, which was... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mabel Normand, Edward Dillon, Frank Opperman, Grace Henderson

Votes: 29

88. 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

89. Under Burning Skies (1912)

17 min | Drama, Short

5.3
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Joe would have been happily married to Emily if he could have kept his promise to give up drink. But seemingly it was impossible, and when drunk he became so reckless and dangerous that he ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Blanche Sweet, Christy Cabanne, Alfred Paget

Votes: 20

90. 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

91. The Blind Princess and the Poet (1911)

Short, Romance

5.3
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A blind princess is informed that her sight can be restored by the first kiss of unselfish love she receives. She remains blind until a humble poet steals a kiss.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Francis J. Grandon, Dell Henderson

Votes: 12

92. The Chief's Blanket (1912)

Short, Western

5.3
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When the Great Chief's body is placed before the funeral pile by his mourning braves, his sacred blanket is covered over it and a sentinel left to watch that this, his last resting place, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Sweet, W. Chrystie Miller, Charles West

Votes: 10

93. The Tourists (1912)

Comedy, Short

5.3
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A party of tourists on their way east across the continent take advantage of the short stop at Albuquerque, New Mexico, to purchase wares of the Indians congregated about the Indian ... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mabel Normand, Charles West, William J. Butler, Grace Henderson

Votes: 43

94. His Trust: The Faithful Devotion and Self-Sacrifice of an Old Negro Servant (1911)

14 min | Short, Drama, War

5.2
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A Confederate officer is called off to war. He leaves his wife and daughter in the care of George, his faithful Negro servant. After the officer is killed in an exciting battle sequence, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Dell Henderson, Claire McDowell, Edith Haldeman

Votes: 413

95. 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: 61

96. The Wanderer (II) (1913)

17 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

5.2
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This story is somewhat in the nature of a poetical fantasy, and may be construed as the spectator pleases. It is the story of a wanderer who prefers to seek, through his flute, the spirit ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Charles Hill Mailes, Christy Cabanne, Kate Bruce

Votes: 28

97. The Way of Man (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.2
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A woman is scarred in an accident and refuses to stand in the way of her lover's marriage to another.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence, Mary Pickford, Flora Finch

Votes: 20

98. Go and Get It (1920)

70 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

5.1
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An intrepid newspaper reporter attempts to solve a series of murders committed by a gorilla carrying the transplanted brain of a human.

Directors: Marshall Neilan, Henry Roberts Symonds | Stars: Pat O'Malley, Wesley Barry, Agnes Ayres, J. Barney Sherry

Votes: 9

99. 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

100. The Lesson (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama

5.1
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The Rev. Mr. Hollister, nearing the last milestone of life's journey, has but one ardent wish, end that is to see his son James wearing the cloth that he must now lay aside on account of ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: W. Chrystie Miller, Joseph Graybill, Stephanie Longfellow, Verner Clarges

Votes: 13