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1. Richard III (1912)

55 min | Drama

5.6
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Richard of Gloucester uses manipulation and murder to gain the English throne.

Directors: André Calmettes, James Keane | Stars: Robert Gemp, Frederick Warde, Albert Gardner, James Keane

Votes: 196

2. Cleopatra (1912)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History

5.1
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The fabled queen of Egypt's affair with Roman general Marc Antony is ulimately disastrous for both of them.

Director: Charles L. Gaskill | Stars: Helen Gardner, Pearl Sindelar, Miss Fielding, Miss Robson

Votes: 370

3. Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics (1911)

Not Rated | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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Cartoon figures announce, via comic strip balloons, that they will move - and move they do, in a wildly exaggerated style.

Directors: Winsor McCay, J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Winsor McCay, John Bunny, Maurice Costello, George McManus

Votes: 1,308

4. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905)

Short, Crime, Drama

4.6
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The millionaire's child is kidnapped. Sherlock Holmes after many thrilling adventures and narrow escapes rescues the child.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, H. Kyrle Bellew, J. Barney Sherry

Votes: 19

5. Humpty Dumpty Circus (1898)

Animation, Short, Comedy

5.7
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A reel of mirth-provoking stunts that will draw the pennies from the children, but which is of much interest to young and old alike. It opens with a crowd of children leaving school and ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith

Votes: 7

6. Romeo and Juliet (I) (1908)

Short, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Two feuding houses are united with the marriage and eventual death of their children.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Paul Panzer, Florence Lawrence, John G. Adolfi, Josephine Atkinson

Votes: 34

7. Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (1906)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.2
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A cartoonist draws faces and figures on a blackboard - and they come to life.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 879

8. Lady Godiva (1911)

9 min | Short, Drama

5.1
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In medieval Coventry a woman takes a naked horse ride to protest against her husbands policy of high taxation.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Julia Swayne Gordon, Robert Gaillard, Kate Price, Harry Ward

Votes: 38

9. The Battle Cry of Peace (1915)

90 min | Drama

4.3
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Enemy agents under the leadership of "Emanon" conspire with pacifists to keep the American defense appropriations down at a time when forces of the enemy are preparing to invade. The ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Wilfrid North | Stars: Charles Richman, L. Rogers Lytton, James Morrison, Mary Maurice

Votes: 7

10. The Haunted Hotel (1907)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

6.6
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A traveler stays the night at a rural inn, but gets no rest as he is tormented by various spectres and mysterious happenings. The food on the table prepares itself, his clothes leave the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Paul Panzer, William V. Ranous

Votes: 162

11. Jeffries-Johnson World's Championship Boxing Contest, Held at Reno, Nevada, July 4, 1910 (1910)

100 min | Documentary, Sport

5.7
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Stars: James J. Jeffries, Jack Johnson

Votes: 80

12. Richard III (1908)

Short, Drama

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Exterior of the Tower of London. Tressel brings to the dethroned Henry VI the news of the loss of the battle of Tewkesbury and the death of the king's son. "Now is the winter of our ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, William V. Ranous | Stars: William V. Ranous, Florence Auer, Maurice Costello, Julia Swayne Gordon

13. Princess Nicotine; or, The Smoke Fairy (1909)

Unrated | 5 min | Comedy, Short, Fantasy

6.6
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A smoker falls asleep, and two mischievious fairies play with his pipe. He discovers this, and imprisons them in a cigar box. He removes a flower from the box, which contains a fairy ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Paul Panzer, Gladys Hulette

Votes: 744

14. A Tale of Two Cities (1911)

30 min | Short, Drama, History

6.3
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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: 63

15. The Mechanical Statue and the Ingenious Servant (1907)

7 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton

16. The Glorious Adventure (1922)

70 min | Adventure, History

7.9
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An Earl's cousin survives drowning and saves a lady from the Great Fire of London.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Diana Manners, Gerald Lawrence, Cecil Humphreys, Victor McLaglen

Votes: 14

17. Oliver Twist (1909)

Drama, Short

6.3
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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Edith Storey, William Humphrey, Elita Proctor Otis

Votes: 30

18. The Redeeming Sin (1925)

70 min | Drama

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Alla Nazimova, Lou Tellegen, Carl Miller, Otis Harlan

19. A Princess of Bagdad (1913)

Fantasy, Drama

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A caliph imprisons the cobbler's son his daughter has fallen in love with, but the cobbler's discovery of a treasure cave may be the key to freeing his son.

Director: Charles L. Gaskill | Stars: Helen Gardner, Robert Gaillard, Maurice Costello, William Humphrey

20. Les Misérables (1909)

Short, Drama, History

5.9
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The fourth, and last, of the famous scripts de luxe derived from incidents from Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables." In this the story is followed from the love of Marius and Cosette to the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: William V. Ranous, Maurice Costello, Hazel Neason, Marc McDermott

Votes: 11

21. Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (1912)

Short, History

9.1
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On the battlefield of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln dedicated the ground upon which was fought, July 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 1863, the bloodiest conflict and the... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, James Young | Stars: Ralph Ince, Tefft Johnson, James Young, Clara Kimball Young

Votes: 10

22. The Burglar on the Roof (I) (1898)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Crime

4.7
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There is a burglar on the rooftop of a Manhattan office building, and he is trying to break in. Two women spot him, and one of them begins beating him with a broom as they wait for help to ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 158

23. March of the Movies (1933)

55 min | History

7.5
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A two-reel short from Alliance (produced in England and not the USA as some sources indicate)covering the history of "moving pictures" from 1848 to the (then) present, and even going into ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Kent Stevenson, Marian Constance Blackton, Violet Virginia Blackton, Marjorie Bonner

Votes: 21

24. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1909)

12 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

5.8
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In ancient Athens, four young lovers escape into the woods. Meanwhile, tradesmen rehearse a play. All of them suffer from the shenanigans of mischievous fairies.

Directors: Charles Kent, J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Walter Ackerman, Charles Chapman, Dolores Costello, Helene Costello

Votes: 262

25. The Battle Hymn of the Republic (1911)

Short, Drama

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This patriotic and historic picture portrays the writing of the famous national hymn by Mrs. Julia Ward Howe. In the early part of the Civil War President Lincoln was very much discouraged ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Laurence Trimble | Stars: Ralph Ince, Maurice Costello, Julia Swayne Gordon, Edith Storey

26. The Enchanted Drawing (1900)

2 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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A cartoonist defies reality when he draws objects that become three-dimensional after he lifts them off his sketch pad.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 855

27. The Thieving Hand (1908)

Unrated | 5 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Short

6.8
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A one-armed man obtains an artificial limb which he cannot control.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: Paul Panzer

Votes: 449

28. The Automobile Thieves (1906)

Short, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A young couple conducts a series of robberies, followed by a chase, in which they are shot and killed.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: J. Stuart Blackton, Florence Lawrence

Votes: 7

29. Twelfth Night (1910)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.5
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An early silent version of Shakespeare's classic comedy of unrequited love and gender bending.

Directors: Eugene Mullin, Charles Kent | Stars: Julia Swayne Gordon, Charles Kent, Florence Turner, Edith Storey

Votes: 192

30. The Virgin Queen (1923)

Drama, History

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A Lord save the queen from a countess's assassination plot.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Diana Manners, Carlyle Blackwell, Walter Tennyson, Hubert Carrer

31. The Gilded Highway (1926)

Passed | 74 min | Drama

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The Welby's inherit a fortune from an uncle they barely and carelessly cared for during his last years. The money turns all the family into social-climbing snobs to the point of ignoring ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Dorothy Devore, John Harron, Macklyn Arbuckle, Myrna Loy

32. 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

33. On the Banks of the Wabash (1923)

70 min | Drama

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Mary Carr, Burr McIntosh, James Morrison, Lumsden Hare

34. Julius Caesar (I) (1908)

Short, Drama, History

5.8
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Shakespeare's historical tragedy of the rise and fall of Julius Caesar, told in fifteen scenes.

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, William V. Ranous | Stars: Charles Kent, William Shea, Maurice Costello, William V. Ranous

Votes: 14

35. As You Like It (1912)

5.3
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After the overthrowing of Duke Senior by his tyrannical brother, Senior's daughter Rosalind disguises herself as a man and sets out to find her banished father while also counseling her clumsy suitor Orlando in the art of wooing.

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Charles Kent, James Young | Stars: Maurice Costello, Rose Coghlan, Rosemary Theby, Rose Tapley

Votes: 7

36. Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation (1917)

70 min | Drama, War

8.2
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When the nation of Ruthania declares war on the United States, an army of enemy soldiers invades the U.S. and captures New York. But the American forces have prepared adequately for such an... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, William P.S. Earle | Stars: Alice Joyce, Harry T. Morey, Naomi Childers, Joseph Kilgour

Votes: 6

37. Bride of the Storm (1926)

70 min | Drama

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An American ship is wrecked off the coast of the Dutch East Indies, and little Faith Fitzhugh and her mother are washed ashore on a rocky island that supports only a lighthouse. Faith's ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Dolores Costello, John Harron, Otto Matieson, Sheldon Lewis

38. The Life of Moses (1909)

Biography, Drama, Family

5.4
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The persecution of the children of Israel by the Egyptians. Now there arose up a new king in Egypt. And he said unto his people. Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and ... See full synopsis »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Pat Hartigan, Julia Arthur, William Humphrey, Charles Kent

Votes: 25

39. Les Miserables (Part I) (1909)

Short, Drama

6.9
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The present subject deals with the imprisonment of Jean Valjean and the incidents immediately following his release. He is first shown in his humble home, his family utterly destitute. ... See full summary »

Stars: William V. Ranous, Maurice Costello, William Humphrey, Helene Costello

Votes: 7

40. Little Mischief (1898)

Short, Comedy

4.3
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Papa is reading his newspaper and his little girl tickles his neck with a long straw. Thinking it is a fly papa "shoos" away the supposed fly with his hand. The tickling continues now on ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 94

41. The Viking's Daughter: The Story of the Ancient Norsemen (1908)

Short, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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A Saxon prisoner rescues his Viking's captor's daughter, resulting in his freedom and their marriage.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: Florence Lawrence

Votes: 7

42. Saul and David (1909)

10 min | Short, Drama

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The Biblical story of the shepherd boy who became King of the Israelites.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Maurice Costello, William V. Ranous, Florence Lawrence

43. Salome (1908)

Short, Drama

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King Herod is enchanted by Salome's dance and grants her wish for the head of John the Baptist.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Florence Lawrence, Maurice Costello

44. Tearing Down the Spanish Flag (1898)

Not Rated | Short, War

4.9
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The film consists of a single shot of a hand tearing down a Spanish flag.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 41

45. Antony and Cleopatra (1908)

Short, Drama, History

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The story of the ill-fated love affair between Marc Antony and Cleopatra.

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Charles Kent | Stars: Maurice Costello, Florence Lawrence, William V. Ranous, Charles Chapman

46. The Way of the Cross (1909)

Short, Drama

6.4
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A story of ancient Rome. The scene of this story is laid in Rome in the days of Nero. Rome has recently suffered conflagrations and other disasters, and Nero, hoping to divert the public ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Rose Tapley, Maurice Costello, William Humphrey, Edith Storey

Votes: 5

47. Political Cartoon (1897)

Short

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton

48. 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

49. My Husband's Other Wife (1920)

Drama

4.8
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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Sylvia Breamer, Robert Gordon, Warren Chandler, May McAvoy

Votes: 5

50. Green Stockings (1916)

50 min | Comedy

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There's a tradition in a certain section of England that the unwed eldest daughter in a family must wear green stockings when a younger sister gets married. Celia Faraday is forced to do ... See full summary »

Director: Wilfrid North | Stars: Lillian Walker, Frank Currier, Louise Beaudet, Adele DeGarde