With General Film Company (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. A Christmas Carol (1910)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

6.0
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens: Ebenezer Scrooge is well known for his harsh, miserly ways, until he is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and then by three other spirits.

Directors: J. Searle Dawley, Charles Kent, Ashley Miller | Stars: Marc McDermott, Charles Ogle, William Bechtel, Viola Dana

Votes: 684

2. A Night in the Show (1915)

Not Rated | 24 min | Comedy, Short

6.5
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Mr. Pest tries several theatre seats before winding up in front in a fight with the conductor. He is thrown out. In the lobby he pushes a fat lady into a fountain and returns to sit down by... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Lloyd Bacon, Lawrence A. Bowes

Votes: 2,025

3. The Tramp (1915)

TV-G | 26 min | Short, Comedy

7.0
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The Little Fellow finds the girl of his dreams and work on a family farm.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon, Bud Jamison

Votes: 3,272

4. The Perils of Pauline (1914)

Passed | 199 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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Young Pauline is left a lot of money when her wealthy uncle dies. However, her uncle's secretary has been named as her guardian until she marries, at which time she will officially take ... See full summary »

Directors: Louis J. Gasnier, Donald MacKenzie | Stars: Pearl White, Crane Wilbur, Paul Panzer, Edward José

Votes: 1,023

5. Police (1916)

34 min | Comedy, Short

6.5
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Charles Chaplin, a convict, is given $5.00 and released from prison after having served his term. He meets a man of the church who makes him weep for his sins and while he is weeping takes ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Wesley Ruggles, John Rand

Votes: 1,756

6. The Lonedale Operator (1911)

Unrated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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

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

Votes: 1,159

7. The Champion (1915)

31 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

6.8
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Walking along with his bulldog, Charlie finds a "good luck" horseshoe just as he passes a training camp advertising for a boxing partner "who can take a beating." After watching others lose... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Bud Jamison, Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Billy Armstrong

Votes: 2,355

8. A Burlesque on Carmen (1915)

Passed | 31 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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A gypsy seductress is sent to sway a goofy officer to allow a smuggling run.

Directors: Charles Chaplin, Leo White | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Ben Turpin, Peter Sellers

Votes: 1,661

9. Judith of Bethulia (1914)

Not Rated | 61 min | Drama

6.1
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A religious woman seeks to save her people from destruction by seducing and murdering the enemy leader, but her plans get complicated once she falls for him.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron

Votes: 1,345

10. The Cello Champion (1915)

Comedy, Short

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Music and Mrs. Pyfrom are closely connected in the minds of her friends, and when she announces a parlor recital by Dufoy, the famous but eccentric violincellist, all the fashionables ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hotaling | Stars: Billie Reeves, Clara Lambert, Peter Lang, Charles Griffiths

11. 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: 395

12. The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A young wife and her musician husband live in poverty in a New York City tenement. The husband's job requires him to go away for for a number of days. On his return, he is robbed by the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Elmer Booth, Lillian Gish, Clara T. Bracy, Walter Miller

Votes: 2,199

13. Springtime à la Carte (1918)

Short, Drama

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Sarah Oakley, a city stenographer, and Walter Franklin, a rustic youth, are madly in love. Their wedding day has been set for the following spring. Walter, back on the farm, dreams of the ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth S. Webb | Stars: Edward Earle, Agnes Ayres

14. A Jitney Elopement (1915)

TV-G | 26 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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Edna's father wants her to marry wealthy Count He-Ha. Charlie, Edna's true love, impersonates the Count at dinner, but the real Count shows up and Charlie is thrown out. Later on Charlie ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Fred Goodwins

Votes: 1,283

15. The Indian Uprising at Santa Fe (1912)

Short, Western

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In 1680, owing to the tyrannical rule of the Spaniards, the Pueblo Indians, under the leadership of Pope, chief of the San Juan tribe, resolved to rebel and drive their oppressors out of ... See full summary »

Director: George Melford | Stars: Carlyle Blackwell, Mae Marsh, William H. West, Arthur Travers

16. Shanghaied (I) (1915)

TV-G | 27 min | Short, Comedy

6.2
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Intent on scuttling his ship, a financially-pressed shipowner conspires with the vessel's captain to collect the insurance money, unbeknownst to him that his daughter and her beau, Charlie, are aboard. Will they get away with it so easily?

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Lawrence A. Bowes, Fred Goodwins

Votes: 1,509

17. From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth (1912)

TV-PG | 71 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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An account of the life of Jesus Christ, based on the books of the New Testament: After Jesus' birth is foretold to his parents, he is born in Bethlehem, and is visited by shepherds and wise... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: R. Henderson Bland, Percy Dyer, Gene Gauntier, Alice Hollister

Votes: 576

18. An Unseen Enemy (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Crime, Short, Thriller

6.6
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The physician's death orphans his two adolescent daughters. Their older brother is able to convert some of the doctor's small estate to cash. But it is late in the day, and with the banks ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Elmer Booth, Robert Harron

Votes: 856

19. Work (1915)

Not Rated | 29 min | Comedy, Short

6.3
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Charlie and his boss have difficulties just getting to the house they are going to wallpaper. The householder is angry because he can't get breakfast and his wife is screaming at the maid ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Marta Golden, Charles Inslee

Votes: 1,632

20. Aunty's Romance (1912)

Short, Drama

4.6
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In honor bound, Stephen Fiske, Jr., son of a supposed millionaire, tells Doris Myhtle, his fiancée, that the death of his father has revealed that he has died penniless and left him a poor ... See full summary »

Director: George D. Baker | Stars: Maurice Costello, Florence Turner, Mary Maurice, Harry T. Morey

Votes: 21

21. A Night Out (I) (1915)

TV-G | 34 min | Comedy, Short

6.0
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After a visit to a pub, Charlie and Ben cause a ruckus at a posh restaurant. Charlie later finds himself in a compromising position at a hotel with the head waiter's wife.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Ben Turpin, Charles Allen Dealey, Frank Dolan

Votes: 1,689

22. The Battle of Elderbush Gulch (1913)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Action, Western

6.1
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The fact that an Indian tribe is eating puppies starts an action packed battle in a western town.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mae Marsh, Leslie Loveridge, Alfred Paget, Robert Harron

Votes: 838

23. His New Job (1915)

TV-G | 31 min | Short, Comedy

6.1
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Charlie is trying to get a job in a movie. After causing difficulty on the set he is told to help the carpenter. When one of the actors doesn't show, Charlie is given a chance to act but ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Agnes Ayres, Arthur W. Bates

Votes: 1,814

24. The Bank (1915)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Short

6.7
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Charlie does everything but an efficient job as janitor. Edna buys her fiance, the cashier, a birthday present. Charlie thinks "To Charles with Love" is for him. He presents her a rose ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Billy Armstrong, Carl Stockdale

Votes: 1,957

25. A Florida Enchantment (1914)

Unrated | 63 min | Comedy

5.7
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A young woman discovers a seed that can make women act like men and men act like women. She decides to take one, then slips one to her maid and another to her fiancé. The fun begins.

Director: Sidney Drew | Stars: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent, Mrs. Sidney Drew

Votes: 244

26. A Woman (1915)

TV-G | 26 min | Short, Comedy

6.5
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A man disguises himself as a lady in order to be near his newfound sweetheart, after her father has forbidden her to see him.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Marta Golden, Charles Inslee

Votes: 1,748

27. By the Sea (1915)

TV-G | 20 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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It is windy at a bathing resort. After fighting with one of the two husbands, Charlie approaches Edna while the two husbands themselves fight over ice cream. Driven away by her husband, Charlie turns to the other's wife.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Ed Armstrong, Bud Jamison

Votes: 1,700

28. The Swamp Fox (1914)

Short, Adventure, Romance

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Marauding Cherokees attack the cabin of Jacques Videau, at the edge of the settlement. One of the pioneers witnesses the attack and rides for help. He notifies Francis Marion. The latter ... See full summary »

Stars: Guy Coombs, Marguerite Courtot, Henry Hallam, Helen Lindroth

29. In the Park (1915)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Comedy

5.7
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A tramp steals a girl's handbag, but when he tries to pick Charlie's pocket loses his cigarettes and matches. He rescues a hot dog man from a thug, but takes a few with his walking stick. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Leona Anderson, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon

Votes: 1,555

30. A Christmas Accident (1912)

Not Rated | 15 min | Drama, Short

6.3
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The Giltons are next door neighbors to the Biltons. The houses are exactly alike and adjoin each other; the back yards are not even separated by a fence. Gilton is a crabbed old money-maker... See full summary »

Director: Harold M. Shaw | Stars: William Wadsworth, Mrs. William Bechtel, Augustus Phillips, Ida Williams

Votes: 243

31. 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, Joseph Graybill, Verner Clarges

Votes: 200

32. The Woman in Black (I) (1914)

55 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Young gypsy girl Mary, is seduced by the immoral Robert Crane and abandoned. She is exiled from the gypsies and, along with her mother Zenda, known as "The Woman in Black," she vows revenge... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Marston | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Alan Hale, Mrs. Lawrence Marston, Marie Newton

Votes: 24

33. The Wanderer (II) (1913)

17 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

5.0
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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: 54

34. The Ant-Lion (1913)

Documentary, Short

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The ant-lion is a very interesting little creature about a quarter of an inch long, whose principal occupation, as the name suggests, is the trapping of ants. It chooses a patch of soft ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond L. Ditmars

35. The Spoilers (1914)

110 min | Drama, Western

6.3
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The first of many filmed adaptations of Rex Beach's adventure novel of the Alaskan gold-rush.

Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: William Farnum, Kathlyn Williams, Tom Santschi, Bessie Eyton

Votes: 79

36. Where Love Is, There God Is Also (1912)

Short, Drama

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This story is adapted from Tolstoi's story of Russian peasant life, the principal scenes of which are laid in the basement home of an old Russian shoemaker. Having recently lost his wife ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Eagle | Stars: Frank Weed, Joseph Ransome, Thomas Commerford, Winifred Greenwood

37. The New York Hat (1912)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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The young village minister was not quite as discreet as he might have been in fulfilling the strange trust left by the dying mother, but it certainly worked for the common good. By the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Charles Hill Mailes, Kate Bruce, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 842

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

Not Rated | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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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: 1,647

39. The Relief of Lucknow (1912)

10 min | Drama, Short

4.2
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In a succession of splendidly enacted scenes, we are led, step by step from the beginning of the dissatisfaction of the Indian troops at Lucknow. Finally the outbreak occurs and we are ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: James Gordon, William R. Randall, Ben F. Wilson, Richard Neill

Votes: 15

40. Friends (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Western, Romance

5.6
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The orphan Dora is courted by two different gold miners.

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

Votes: 273

41. A Tale of Two Cities (1911)

30 min | Short, Drama, History

5.8
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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: 110

42. So Near, Yet So Far (1912)

17 min | Romance, Short

6.2
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A very pretty girl, is always surrounded by many male admirers, much to the dismay of one very shy fellow, who never can get a chance to speak with her. One day the girl visits a friend in ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Miller, Mary Pickford, L.M. Wells, Robert Harron

Votes: 107

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

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Drama, War

5.1
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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: 595

44. The Yarn of the Nancy Belle (1912)

Comedy, Short

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The story begins by the finding of an elderly naval man by a traveler, and the former's recital of the verse, "Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And a ... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Miller | Stars: Marc McDermott, William Wadsworth, William Bechtel, Charles Ogle

45. The Adventure of the Wrong Santa Claus (1914)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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When a burglar dressed as Santa Claus steals a family's Christmas presents, amateur detective Octavius sets out to recover the loot.

Director: Charles M. Seay | Stars: Barry O'Moore, Julian Reed, Richard Neill, Bliss Milford

Votes: 194

46. Vendetta (1914)

Drama

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Fabio Romani is the husband of beautiful Nina, an Italian girl. They have a charming daughter, Stella by name, and their life in Naples on Romani's great estates is one of love and ... See full summary »

Directors: René Hervil, Louis Mercanton | Stars: Madame Bartet, Jean Angelo, René Hervil

47. The Mystic Ball (1915)

Short, Drama

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Tom Putnam, a young lawyer, is engaged to marry Bessie Watson. Across from Putnam's law office, Morris Kane conducts a disreputable bucket shop, and he has designs on Putnam's modest income... See full summary »

Director: William Robert Daly | Stars: George Larkin, Fritzi Brunette

48. Two Daughters of Eve (1912)

18 min | Drama, Short

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

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

Votes: 25

49. The Sands of Dee (1912)

17 min | Romance, Short

6.5
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A young girl who lives by the sea with her parents, is the object of one fellows affection. One day she meets a wily artist painting on the beach, he seduces the young girl and gives her a ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 80

50. Santa Claus vs. Cupid (1915)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Drama, Romance

4.9
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A desperate man and two romantic rivals encounter one another at a Christmas party.

Director: Will Louis | Stars: Raymond McKee, Billy Casey, Guido Colucci, Edith Wright

Votes: 182


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