Lowest Rated Titles Released 1912-01-01 to 1912-12-31


1. Ireland, the Oppressed (1912)

Drama, Short

1.9
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During a rest at the harvest dance, Marty is requested to tell of the days when he was young. The good-natured Irishman consents and tells the following story: "In those days we got our ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: J.J. Clark, Alice Hollister, J.P. McGowan, Robert G. Vignola

Votes: 11

2. An Irish Girl's Love (1912)

Drama, Romance, Short

2.4
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Kathleen loves Brian. Miles Rorke, a middle-aged farmer who is favored by Kathleen's stepmother on account of his prosperity, is another suitor. One night a neighbor, the widow O'Keefe, ... See full summary »

Stars: Harry Myers, Ethel Clayton, Mrs. George W. Walters

Votes: 8

3. The Mayor from Ireland (1912)

Drama, Short

2.5
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At the Kerry dance along the roadside, Bridget flaunts Shamus Foley and accepts the proposal of Terry Donovan. Shamus becomes embittered and leaves for America where he meets with success. ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: J.J. Clark, J.P. McGowan, Gene Gauntier

Votes: 11

4. Kong Christian X's proklamation (1912)

2 min | Documentary, Short

2.6
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Stars: Klaus Berntsen, King Christian X, Dronning Alexandrine, Arveprins Knud

Votes: 7

5. The Life of Buffalo Bill (1912)

Short, Biography, Western

3.0
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While on a vacation, an elderly Buffalo Bill dreams of his adventures as a young man when he scouted for the cavalry, fought Indians and captured outlaws.

Director: Paul Panzer | Stars: William F. Cody, William James Craft, Irving Cummings, Paul Panzer

Votes: 5

6. Two Little Rangers (1912)

Short, Drama

3.3
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"Wild Bill" Gray is a renegade and a wife-beater. He is about to start on some expedition of crime and his wife implores him to stay at home. She receives a beating for her trouble. Jim, a ... See full summary »

Director: Alice Guy | Stars: Vinnie Burns, Blanche Cornwall

Votes: 6

7. The Fickle Spaniard (1912)

8 min | Comedy, Short

3.5
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To Marcel, the little Spanish senorita, he swears eternal love, only to fall, later, a victim to the charms of Margot. Marcel sees their meeting while she is shaving her father, an ... See full summary »

Directors: Dell Henderson, Mack Sennett | Stars: Mabel Normand, Fred Mace, Claire McDowell, William J. Butler

Votes: 15

8. Professor Georg Brandes paa Universitetets Katheder (1912)

2 min | Short

3.5
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Stars: Georg Brandes, Anker Kirkeby

Votes: 6

9. The Mate of the Alden Bessie (1912)

Short, Drama

3.6
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The captain of the "Alden Bessie" was a drunken tyrant who manhandled his men upon the slightest provocation, despite the pleadings of his daughter and the first mate who loved her in his ... See full summary »

Director: Hobart Bosworth | Stars: Frank Clark, Bessie Eyton, Hobart Bosworth, Tom Santschi

Votes: 5

10. The Prospector (1912)

Short, Western

3.6
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A lone prospector comes to a cabin in the woods where he seeks food and lodging. There he meets a woman and her small daughter who put him up. Soon her father and brother, miners, arrive ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Mackley | Stars: Fred Church, Arthur Mackley, Evelyn Selbie, Audrey Hanna

Votes: 11

11. A Freight Train Drama (1912)

Short, Thriller

3.6
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Bill Mogrotty, an ex-railroad employee, rebels at his wife's upbraidings and leaves his humble home to follow the life of a hobo. Mrs. Mogroytty and her small daughter, Rosy, left alone, ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Boggs | Stars: Frank Weed, Winifred Greenwood, Margaret Carle, Thomas Dixon Jr.

Votes: 8

12. Far from Erin's Isle (1912)

Drama, Short, Comedy

3.6
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Kathleen tells Brian, her sweetheart, of her ambition to go to America. Arriving in New York, Kathleen obtains a position in a sweatshop, where she remains until a strike is declared owing ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Gene Gauntier, J.J. Clark, J.P. McGowan, Anna Clark

Votes: 7

13. Blind Love (1912)

Drama, Short

3.8
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In a little village there lived two families who were almost lifetime neighbors and friends. In the one family there was a boy, in the other, a girl. These two had been sweethearts from ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Harry Hyde, Edward Dillon, Hector V. Sarno

Votes: 45

14. Konseilspræsident Zahle paa Politiken's redaktion (1912)

1 min | Short

3.8
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Stars: Carl Theodor Zahle, Anker Kirkeby

Votes: 8

15. Trilby (1912)

50 min | Horror

4.0
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Directors: Jacob Fleck, Luise Fleck, Anton Kolm, Claudius Veltée | Stars: Paul Askonas, Frau Galfres-Hubermann

Votes: 7

16. Juan and Juanita (1912)

Short, Comedy, Western

4.0
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Juanita moves to Saltillo, and Juan follows her to find work and make a home for her. Work is scarce, and Juanita's mother has no use for a penniless peon. Luckily, Juan strikes a job. Tony... See full summary »

Director: Wilbert Melville | Stars: Edwin Carewe, Edna Payne, Earl Metcalfe

Votes: 5

17. The Good for Nothing (1912)

Drama, Short

4.0
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Having failed at literature in the city, Dick Evans returns home to take up farm work again. His father sneers at his wasted career, and his mother, Rosabel, and the minister are his only ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd B. Carleton | Stars: Edwin August, Ormi Hawley, Arthur Matthews, Howard Truesdale

Votes: 5

18. The Triumph of Right (1912)

Drama, Family, Short

4.0
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Leaving his consumptive wife with her child alone, and in poverty, Dave Dexter passes his time playing cards in the "Silver Star Saloon." His wife, seized with a choking cough, realizes ... See full summary »

Director: Rollin S. Sturgeon | Stars: George Stanley, Anne Schaefer, Mildred Harris, Robert Thornby

Votes: 5

19. Julifest i Fredericia (1912)

6 min | Documentary, Short

4.0
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Director: P. Dalgaard

Votes: 7

20. The Redemption of Red Rube (1912)

Drama, Short

4.1
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Hurriedly making preparations to go in pursuit of "Red Rube," the outlaw, who has broken jail, Sheriff Sanders is accosted by "Spotted Snake," an Indian from the reservation, who enters his... See full summary »

Director: Rollin S. Sturgeon | Stars: Robert Thornby, George Stanley, Anne Schaefer, Eagle Eye

Votes: 7

21. The Engagement Ring (1912)

8 min | Short, Comedy

4.1
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Alice has two persistent suitors, one rich, one poor. Each buys her an engagement ring; the rich man pays cash, but the poor man must pay on installments. He has trouble making the payments... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mabel Normand, Edward Dillon, Dell Henderson, Kate Bruce

Votes: 14

22. A Close Call (I) (1912)

Short, Comedy

4.1
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A couple of street fakers fail to draw a crowd, so decide to change their act, one of them blacking up and singing coon songs. This might have gotten the crowd had not the blacked-up singer... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Fred Mace, Dell Henderson, Kate Bruce, Grace Henderson

Votes: 8

23. The Old Silver Watch (1912)

Short, Drama

4.2
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Mrs. Scranton, a poor widow, dies, leaving two children, Frank and Mildred. She gives the son her heirloom, an old silver watch. Having no immediate relatives, her children are adopted by ... See full summary »

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Maurice Costello, Leah Baird, Kenneth Casey, Adele DeGarde

Votes: 5

24. The Baby and the Stork (1912)

18 min | Short, Crime, Drama

4.2
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Bobby is jealous of the new baby, so he takes it to the zoo and tries to return it to the stork.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Edna Foster, Charles Hill Mailes, Claire McDowell, Kate Bruce

Votes: 13

25. Robinet cycliste (1912)

Short, Comedy

4.2
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Star: Marcel Perez

Votes: 10

26. Oh, You Ragtime! (1912)

Comedy, Short

4.2
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This is the story of a great musician who tries out a popular ragtime classic with such telling effect that he nearly puts the entire neighborhood out of commission. Businessmen, laborers, ... See full summary »

Director: Étienne Arnaud | Stars: Alec B. Francis, Julia Stuart, Guy Oliver, Muriel Ostriche

Votes: 6

27. A Question of Seconds (1912)

Short, Thriller

4.2
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Hardwell, a young engineer, running a new railroad through a tough western section, falls in love with Bonita, daughter of Jim Collins, a wealthy ranchman. Haligo Laderez, a wealthy Mexican... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Ogle, Mary Fuller, Harold M. Shaw, Richard Neill

Votes: 5

28. Up Against It (1912)

Comedy, Short

4.2
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Amos Bentley was up against it in more senses than one. Times were so hard with him that he had to part with the furniture of his little apartment in order to pay his debts. However, things... See full summary »

Director: Otis Turner | Stars: King Baggot, Vivian Prescott, William Robert Daly, William E. Shay

Votes: 6

29. His Great Uncle's Spirit (1912)

Drama, Short

4.3
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A young sleight-of-hand performer found that he was also "sleight" of audience. Business was very bad, although the show was good and his troubles came to a climax in a country town when ... See full summary »

Star: George Ober

Votes: 7

30. Parsifal (1912)

Short, Drama

4.3
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Director: Mario Caserini | Stars: Dario Silvestri, Mario Bonnard, Mary Cleo Tarlarini, Maria Caserini

Votes: 7

31. The Ball Player and the Bandit (1912)

TV-G | 12 min | Short, Drama, Romance

4.3
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An Easterner wins his battles in the West by using his fists.

Director: Francis Ford | Stars: Harold Lockwood, Helen Case, Joe King, Shorty Hamilton

Votes: 60

32. The Greater Love (I) (1912)

Short, Drama

4.3
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By some chance of fortune, or misfortune, Jack Manton, the young sheriff, finds upon the plains a young fellow suffering from a serious wound. He brings him into the home of Nell Bannister,... See full summary »

Director: Rollin S. Sturgeon | Stars: Robert Thornby, Fred Burns, Edna Fisher, Charles Bennett

Votes: 10

33. The Adventures of Lieutenant Petrosino (1912)

Drama

4.4
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The story of Lt. Joseph Petrosino, an Italian-American New York City police detective, who was assigned to investigate the Sicilian Mafia, which was beginning to become a major problem in ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney M. Goldin

Votes: 9

34. The Eternal Mother (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

4.4
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John and Mary divorce their spouses to marry each other. Mary dies after giving birth and the baby is taken in by John's first wife, Martha. She refuses all contact with John until many ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Edwin August, Blanche Sweet, Mabel Normand, Charles Hill Mailes

Votes: 29

35. A Gay Time in Jacksonville Florida (1912)

Comedy, Short

4.4
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Fritz and Hans decide that they will take a trip to Jacksonville, Fla. They arrive in the city and board a car, and after riding through many of the principal streets, reach the ostrich ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hotaling | Stars: Walter Stull, George Reehm, Mae Hotely

Votes: 5

36. Chamber of Forgetfulness (1912)

10 min | Drama, Short

4.4
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The powerful story of a wife's innocent mistake and its bitter punishment, the rancor of a jealous, misguided husband and the ultimate righting of a great wrong to his son. It will bring ... See full summary »

Director: Étienne Arnaud | Stars: Alec B. Francis, Barbara Tennant, William R. Dunn

Votes: 15

37. Neighbors (1912)

6 min | Comedy, Short

4.4
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When Mabel gets into a dispute with the lady next door, their husbands get involved, and insist on settling the matter with a duel.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Fred Mace, Mabel Normand, Sylvia Ashton, Frank Evans

Votes: 17

38. The Tomboy on Bar Z (1912)

Short, Western

4.4
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Pretty Letty King is the tomboy on Bar Z ranch. She fills the washing pans full of salt and when the boys come in from the corral at noon to wash, an awful time follows when they get their ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson | Stars: Virginia True Boardman, Jay Hanna, Brinsley Shaw, Fred Church

Votes: 5

39. Fate's Interception (1912)

17 min | Short, Romance

4.4
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The representative of an American Syndicate comes to Mexico to look over some land. While there, he, out of sheer loneliness, pays considerable attention to the little Mexican girl, at ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Wilfred Lucas, Charles Hill Mailes, Frank Opperman

Votes: 7

40. A Spanish Dilemma (1912)

Comedy, Short

4.4
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Jose and Carlos, brothers, are smitten with the same Senorita, and as she cares for the one as much as she does for the other, there comes the great difficulty of choosing, for brotherly ... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Fred Mace, Mack Sennett, Mabel Normand, Dell Henderson

Votes: 18

41. A Child's Remorse (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

4.5
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Through her ill temper the mother makes home life very unpleasant. She is always contrary and stubborn when her husband suggests anything that doesn't exactly coincide with her views. As ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Gladys Egan, Claire McDowell, Edwin August, George Hennessy

Votes: 10

42. Hot Stuff (1912)

8 min | Short, Comedy

4.5
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A cigar drummer comes to the village and is at once attracted by Hank Hawkins' sweetheart, who is in turn flattered by his attentions. Poor Hank is forgotten even by his sweetheart's folks,... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mack Sennett, Mabel Normand, Dell Henderson, William Beaudine

Votes: 23

43. It All Came Out in the Wash (1912)

Comedy, Short

4.5
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"Pa is rich and Ma don't care!" Neither does Barry Wall, their son, who is indulged in all sorts of extravagances. He is a desirable catch for almost any girl, but he has one ideal. Gladys ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Costello | Stars: Maurice Costello, Lillian Walker, George Ober, Mrs. B.F. Clinton

Votes: 6

44. Back to the Old Farm (1912)

Drama, Short

4.5
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Frank Clayton, a young city chap, plans a vacation on Uncle Barnes' farm. Going to his friend, George Randall, Clayton shows him Barnes' letter asking that George be brought along, as he ... See full summary »

Stars: William Bailey, E.H. Calvert, Frank Dayton, Beverly Bayne

Votes: 6

45. Making a Man of Her (1912)

10 min | Comedy, Short

4.6
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In order to get a job as a cook on a ranch, a young girl disguises herself as a boy. Problems arise when several of the young women at the ranch fall in love with "him".

Director: Al Christie | Stars: Donald MacDonald, Eddie Lyons, Lee Moran, Russell Bassett

Votes: 5

46. A Wasted Sacrifice (1912)

Drama, Short

4.6
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With all his faults, Jack Martin, an Arizona gambler, has one redeeming quality, a deep love for his motherless child. The baby is taken sick. Leaving her with Aunt Jane, the Mexican ... See full summary »

Director: Rollin S. Sturgeon | Stars: Robert Thornby, Charles Bennett, Roma Raymond, George Stanley

Votes: 5

47. The Sewer (1912)

20 min | Drama, Short

4.6
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Herbert Moore is the leader of a gang of crooks. He leads by sheer force of mentality, while his pal, Burley Butts, leads by brutal force. Between them they have a plan to rob Mr. Stanhope,... See full summary »

Director: Edward Warren | Stars: Darwin Karr, Magda Foy, William Leverton, John Leverton

Votes: 5

48. Calino s'endurcit la figure (1912)

Short, Comedy

4.6
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Director: Jean Durand | Stars: Clément Mégé, Gaston Modot, Jeanne Saint-Bonnet

Votes: 5

49. Mrs. 'Enry 'Awkins (1912)

Short, Comedy

4.6
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Noah Clayton, an old coster, who has made a bit of money, lives with his daughter Liza. He is very cranky and very gouty. Henry Hawkins, a young coster, and Bill Brown, a teacher of boxing,... See full summary »

Directors: Van Dyke Brooke, Maurice Costello | Stars: Maurice Costello, Norma Talmadge, Van Dyke Brooke, Harry T. Morey

Votes: 5

50. Playmates (1912)

Drama, Family, Short

4.6
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The only child of wealthy parents, Ronald McCumber is obliged to entertain and amuse himself as best he can with his numerous toys, longing for the association of living presence of ... See full summary »

Stars: Julia Swayne Gordon, Hazel Neason, Florence Foley, Alec B. Francis

Votes: 5