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1. A Tale of Two Cities (1911)

30 min | Short, Drama, History

6.2
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A condensed silent film version of the Charles Dickens classic about the French Revolution and its subsequent Reign of Terror.

Director: William Humphrey | Stars: Maurice Costello, Florence Turner, Charles Kent, Leo Delaney

Votes: 62

2. Uncle Tom's Cabin (I) (1910)

Short, Drama

4.4
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PART I. The incidents of this story are some of those preceding and lending up to the Civil War in 1861 and the Declaration of Emancipation. The central figure in the drama is Uncle Tom, a ... See full synopsis »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Florence Turner, Mary Fuller, Edwin R. Phillips, Flora Finch

Votes: 5

3. Convict No. 796 (1910)

Short, Drama

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Arrested, tried and convicted, the criminal is brought before the judge for sentence, which is given by his honor and is heartily denounced by the prisoner, seized by the officer and ... See full summary »

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Maurice Costello, Van Dyke Brooke, Mary Maurice, Edwin R. Phillips

4. The Life of Napoleon (1909)

Drama, Short

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: William Humphrey, John G. Adolfi, Julia Arthur, Edwin R. Phillips

5. Napoleon, the Man of Destiny (1908)

Short, Drama

4.9
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The picture opens with Napoleon at Malmaison after the battle of Waterloo. He visits the room where Josephine died, enters slowly, walks sadly around, looks at her portrait, then sits in a ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: William Humphrey, John G. Adolfi, Julia Arthur, Edwin R. Phillips

Votes: 10

6. Francesca da Rimini (1910)

Drama, Short

5.7
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It is a beautiful story simply and clearly told; it all happened in the thirteenth century. Francesca is the daughter of Guido da Polentia, the Lord of Ravenna, Italy. Lanciotto (the Lame),... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Florence Turner, Hector Dion, William Raymond

Votes: 6

7. An Expensive Shine (1912)

Comedy, Short

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Being the happy possessor of a handsome diamond necklace, a rich young widow, living at a fashionable hotel with her sister, is always anxious about its safety. She places it in the toe of ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Flora Finch, Kate Price, Paul Kelly

8. The Skull (1913)

Short, Drama, Horror

6.8
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Just as the bead clerk and his assistants are closing up the jewelry store for the day, a package containing a very costly necklace arrives by special messenger. The large safe deposit ... See full summary »

Director: William V. Ranous | Stars: Florence Turner, Leo Delaney, George Cooper, Edwin R. Phillips

Votes: 6

9. Teaching McFadden to Waltz (1911)

Comedy, Short

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McFadden's wife is obliged to stay home because Mack cannot trip the light fantastic. However, he decides to learn, and his teacher advises him to practice at home. So he dances with Carrie... See full summary »

Stars: John Bunny, Lillian Walker, Florence Neason, Edwin R. Phillips

10. Thou Shalt Not Kill (1913)

Drama, Short

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Incompatibility and dissension between John Mathews and his wife bring about a very unhappy state of affairs in their household. One day, while quarreling, Mrs. Mathews, in anger, threatens... See full summary »

Director: Hal Reid | Stars: Robert Gaillard, Julia Swayne Gordon, Adele DeGarde, Edwin R. Phillips

11. Wisteria Memories (1911)

Drama, Short

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Ed Forbes, an ambitious young man, leaves his widowed mother's home. Through some means or other, Ed is made a prisoner in his newfound land by a malignant person. The young prisoner is set... See full summary »

Director: Edwin R. Phillips | Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Mary Maurice, Tefft Johnson, Kate Price

12. The League of Mercy (1911)

Drama, Short

4.9
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Helen, an heiress and the ward of Martin Talbot, is interested in charity and rescue work; she is vice president of the League of Mercy. Talbot's son makes love to her and her riches. In ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Grace Lewis, Leo Delaney

Votes: 7

13. A Quaker Mother (1911)

Drama, Short

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Mrs. Pearson is a little different from most mothers, at least in her general appearance, for she has that sweetness and calmness of disposition, which is characteristic of the Quakeress. ... See full summary »

Stars: Mary Maurice, Maurice Costello, Helen Gardner, Edwin R. Phillips

14. A Pair of Schemers; or, My Wife and My Uncle (1910)

Short, Comedy

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A young married couple, the honeymoon not yet over, are comfortably settled in a neatly furnished apartment. The young wife is clearing away the table while her hubby is writing a letter as... See full summary »

Stars: Maurice Costello, Florence Turner, Edwin R. Phillips

15. The Latent Spark (1911)

Comedy, Short

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Bill Jones is a tramp. He makes application for a position at a residence. The housewife gives him a job of sawing wood. He accepts the position, but as soon as she has gone indoors, Bill ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, John Bunny, Kate Price

16. The Bogus Napoleon (1912)

Drama, Short

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Napoleon going away upon a secret mission, entrusts the key of his private chamber to his chancellor. Two of his courtiers are seen by his private detective, watching the proceedings from ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Kent | Stars: Charles Kent, William Humphrey, Ralph Ince, Edwin R. Phillips

17. Beau Brummel (1913)

10 min | Action, Short, Adventure

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In the early part of the Nineteenth Century, Beau Brummell was the most talked-of person in all the world, the extreme of fashion, the personification of elegance and the most pretentious ... See full summary »

Director: James Young | Stars: James Young, Clara Kimball Young, Charles Chapman, Julia Swayne Gordon

18. Dr. Crathern's Experiment (1913)

Drama, Short

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Being a man of wealth, Dr. Crathern, deformed from birth, spends most of his time going among the poor and administering all the aid possible. On one occasion he is attracted by a cry from ... See full summary »

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Ned Finley, Beatrice McKay, Kate Price, Van Dyke Brooke

19. Counsel for the Defense (1912)

Short, Drama

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Lynn Charter and Laura Bray are very much in love with each other. Lynn goes to New York City to engage in business. During his absence Laura meets Hammond Gowan, a wealthy man, and marries... See full summary »

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Maurice Costello, Van Dyke Brooke, Leah Baird, Edwin R. Phillips

20. Courage of Sorts (1911)

Drama, Short, Western

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Entirely unsuspecting of any impending trouble, Dr. Clinton is arrested as he is leaving his home. He is tried and convicted on circumstantial evidence and sentenced to life imprisonment. ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Julia Swayne Gordon, Alfred Hollingsworth, Tefft Johnson

21. His Father's Son (I) (1912)

Short, Drama

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Stars: Earle Williams, Edwin R. Phillips, Rose Tapley, Rosemary Theby

22. The Great Diamond Robbery (1912)

Comedy, Short

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Herr Kraut, an enterprising butcher, learns that a bonus of fifty cents a head will be paid for the capture for every stray dog and its delivery to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Tom Powers, Arthur Rosson, Hal Wilson

23. The Light That Failed (I) (1912)

Short, Drama

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Mrs. Harding, wife of the President of the City Electric Company, insists upon her husband buying a chateau in France, where she and her daughter can spend the European season. Harding ... See full summary »

Stars: Earle Williams, Rose Tapley, Harry T. Morey, Edwin R. Phillips

24. She Cried (1912)

Short, Comedy, Drama

4.8
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Mame is not very handsome, but she has an accomplishment that stands her in good stead. She can cry most effectively. She applies for a position in a box factory, and when she learns there ... See full summary »

Director: Albert W. Hale | Stars: Florence Turner, Edwin R. Phillips, Charles Eldridge, Harry T. Morey

Votes: 6

25. The New Stenographer (1911)

10 min | Short, Comedy

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Brown & Robinson advertise for a stenographer and typewriter. The next morning an applicant puts in an appearance. The clerk greets her, but when he sees her face he is paralyzed. She is ... See full summary »

Director: George D. Baker | Stars: Maurice Costello, Florence Turner, John Bunny, Flora Finch

26. An Eventful Elopement (1912)

Comedy, Romance, Short

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Emphatically opposed to Jack Moss, old Mr. McGillicuddy puts the ban on his marriage to his daughter Dolly. The old gentleman is adamant to the appeals of the young lovers and interposes ... See full summary »

Director: William V. Ranous | Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, John Bunny, Lillian Walker, Kate Price

27. Carr's Regeneration (1911)

Drama, Short

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John Carr is discharged from the hospital cured. Through a friend, he secures a position working at the Public Playgrounds. Carr is a veritable "grouch." He is disrespectful to the woman ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Ralph Ince, Harry T. Morey, William Shea

28. For Another's Crime (1915)

Drama, Short

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Director: William Humphrey | Stars: Leo Delaney, L. Rogers Lytton, William R. Dunn, Marion Henry

29. The Foolishness of Jealousy (1911)

Comedy, Short

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Mrs. Dickson thinks her husband is too attentive to his stenographer. Miss Lou West, who is very much in love with Lou Carson, Mr. Dickson's friend. Carson has been very persistent in his ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin R. Phillips | Stars: Julia Swayne Gordon, Edwin R. Phillips, Grace Lewis, William R. Dunn

30. She Wanted a Boarder (1912)

Comedy, Short

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"Give me liberty or give me death," declares Mr. Crosby, after a quarrel with his better half. She gives him the privilege of a choice and he takes French leave, declaring he will never ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin R. Phillips | Stars: Lillian Walker, Edwin R. Phillips, Ralph Ince, William Shea

31. The Black Sheep (I) (1912)

Short, Drama

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You would think that the death of his wife through his dissipation and neglect would have brought Jack Moreland to his senses. Instead he is more dissipated, and deserts his child, Clara, ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin R. Phillips | Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Maurice Costello, Helene Costello, Zena Keefe

32. How Millie Became an Actress (1911)

Comedy, Short

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Millie Becker, a struggling young actress, gets a letter of introduction from her friend, Dick Graham, for an interview with the leading theatrical manager, Howell Conn. She calls at his ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Ince, Hazel Neason, Edwin R. Phillips, Kate Price

33. Jimmie's Job (1911)

Comedy, Short

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Jimmie, a baseball fan, reads a notice in the newspapers of an interesting game between two of the leading teams, and feels that his presence is necessary to its success. The typewriter ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Kelly, Hazel Neason, Edwin R. Phillips, Rose Tapley

34. The Hieroglyphic (1912)

Short, Crime

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Peter Barton leaves his wealth to his niece, Mary, disinheriting his dissipated son, Edgar, who steals the will. Jack Smart, a rascal, an associate of Edgar's, keeps close watch upon him. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles L. Gaskill | Stars: Tom Powers, Zena Keefe, Harry Northrup, Edwin R. Phillips

35. Three Men and a Maid (1911)

Comedy, Romance, Short

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Two brothers, jolly old bachelors, receive a letter from their cousin stating that he is dying and will leave his only child, Vivian, and her large inheritance to their guardianship and ... See full summary »

Stars: Maurice Costello, Edwin R. Phillips, William Shea, Mary Fuller

36. Birds of a Feather (1911)

Short, Comedy

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Experience has taught many a man that it is always safe and sane to let his wife make her own purchases. Mr. Sutherland did not know this, so he thought he would surprise his wife by ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Florence Turner, Hazel Neason, William R. Dunn

37. The Altar of Love (1910)

Short, Drama

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Parental love is often called upon to make sacrifices upon the altar of love which rend the heartstrings and which test to the snapping point the tie that binds. Anyone who has had this ... See full summary »

Directors: Maurice Costello, Robert Gaillard | Stars: Maurice Costello, Edwin R. Phillips

38. Never Again (I) (1912)

Comedy, Short

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Director: Edwin R. Phillips | Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Edith Storey

39. He Couldn't Dance, But He Learned (1909)

Short, Comedy

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Mr. Wallflower, attending a ball, is seen leaning against the side of the building acting very bored. He cannot dance, watches the others and, endeavoring to get out of their way, is upset ... See full summary »

Star: Edwin R. Phillips

40. The Counts (1912)

Comedy, Romance, Short

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The Count whom Mr. Barnes met while abroad, writes that he is in love with his daughter, and wishes to marry her, not to mention her father's millions. He sends with the letter a photograph... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Jack Brawn, Dorothy Kelly, Harry T. Morey, Edwin R. Phillips

41. Taming a Grandfather (1910)

Short, Comedy

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John Channing, a wealthy retired old fellow, who has humored himself in all his whims, is estranged from his widowed daughter because she had married a man distasteful to him. He will have ... See full summary »

Star: Edwin R. Phillips

42. A Life for a Life (1910)

Drama, Short

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A strange attachment, akin to love, has been formed by a convict for a rat which he has caught and tamed and of which he has grown very fond. It is the only living thing he cares for and ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin R. Phillips | Star: Adele DeGarde

43. The Call of the Heart (1910)

Short, Drama

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A rich old grouch of a fellow is so much embittered against the world at large and so self-satisfied in his accumulated and increasing wealth that he will have nothing to do with and ... See full summary »

Star: Edwin R. Phillips

44. Aunt Huldah, the Matchmaker (1911)

Short, Comedy

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Colonel Fairfax, a Southern gentleman, in straightened circumstances, after the war, lives with his only daughter, Leslie, and sees the estates of the old families bought up by the newly ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin R. Phillips | Stars: Earle Williams, Lillian Devere, Hazel Neason, Edwin R. Phillips

45. When a Man's Married His Trouble Begins (1911)

Comedy, Short

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Jack Howard, through hard work, has at last placed himself in a comfortable position and finds himself with his dear little wife, Mabel, located in a little apartment with all the comforts ... See full summary »

Stars: James Morrison, Mabel Normand, Edwin R. Phillips, Hazel Neason

46. The Sick Man from the East (1911)

Crime, Drama, Short

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"Another horse stolen from Jenkins' Ranch. This makes the tenth. $1,000 reward for the capture of the thieves." This was the announcement which Henry Hamlin, a young New York detective, saw... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, William R. Dunn, George Cooper

47. He Who Laughs Last (1910)

Comedy, Short

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What is more pitiable than a ladylike man? He is, putting it mildly, a laugh. And that is why the fellow members of the club to which Reggie belongs are all laughing over a joke one of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, John Bunny

48. The Sage, the Cherub, and the Widow (1910)

Comedy, Short

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When you see it in the newspapers you know it is so. "Doctor Arnold, the noted specialist, has given up his practice and rented a cottage at Brightside, where he will pursue his literary ... See full summary »

Star: Edwin R. Phillips

49. A Bunch of Violets (1912)

Drama, Short

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Married to a man who is a drunkard and a general good-for-nothing, Violet Ray, a popular actress, sticks to him for the sake of their dead child. Mabel Wright, the daughter of a florist, ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin R. Phillips | Stars: Julia Swayne Gordon, Edwin R. Phillips, Zena Keefe, Harry T. Morey

50. In Northern Forests (1911)

Drama, Short

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Phil has redeeming qualities; one in particular, his love for children. This is very easily seen where the poor fellow in a railroad coach is being taken handcuffed to prison. In the seat ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin R. Phillips, Julia Swayne Gordon, Robert Gaillard, Florence Foley