With Vitagraph Company of America (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Aunty's Romance (1912)

13 min | Short, Drama

4.8
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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: 24

2. Lincoln, the Lover (1914)

10 min | Short, Biography, Romance

8.2
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Returning from his inauguration, Lincoln, with the sounds of the acclaim of the populace still in his ears, and realizing in a moment of loneliness the emptiness of his life, dreams of Ann ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Ralph Ince, Anita Stewart, E.K. Lincoln, Logan Paul

Votes: 11

3. Gertie the Dinosaur (1913)

Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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The cartoonist, Winsor McCay, brings the Dinosaurs back to life in the figure of his latest creation, Gertie the Dinosaur.

Director: Winsor McCay | Stars: Winsor McCay, George McManus, Roy L. McCardell, Thomas A. 'Tad' Dorgan

Votes: 3,331

4. A Florida Enchantment (1914)

Unrated | 63 min | Comedy

5.8
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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: 252

5. As You Like It (1912)

4.8
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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: 20

6. From the Manger to the Cross (1912)

TV-PG | 71 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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An account of the life of Jesus Christ according to the New Testament, told as a series of tableaus interspersed with Bible verses.

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

Votes: 590

7. Captain Blood (1924)

110 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.3
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Peter Blood, a young Irish physician, treats a rebel soldier wounded in battle, and he is arrested, tried for treason and sent into slavery to Barbados. He and his friend Jeremy are bought ... See full summary »

Directors: David Smith, Albert E. Smith | Stars: J. Warren Kerrigan, Jean Paige, Charlotte Merriam, James Morrison

Votes: 67 | Gross: $0.21M

8. The Light in the Dark (1922)

33 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Poor Bessie MacGregor is struck by the automobile of wealthy Mrs. Templeton Orrin and is taken home to live with her. But Bessie leaves when Mrs. Orrin's brother, J. Warburton Ashe, trifles... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Hope Hampton, E.K. Lincoln, Lon Chaney, Theresa Maxwell Conover

Votes: 162

9. The Humpty Dumpty Circus (1898)

Animation, Short, Comedy

5.6
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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: 52

10. 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: 1,679

11. A Tale of Two Cities (1911)

30 min | Short, Drama, History

5.7
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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: 116

12. The Haunted Hotel (1907)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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On a dark and stormy night, a traveler takes a room at a spooky hotel in the forest. As soon as the proprietor leaves, the room comes alive with ghosts and poltergeists who torment the man as he tries to unpack, eat, and go to sleep.

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

Votes: 409

13. Dew Drop Inn (1919)

Comedy, Short

5.9
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Director: Larry Semon | Stars: Larry Semon, Lucille Carlisle, Frank Alexander, Frank Hayes

Votes: 18

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

42 min | Short, Drama

5.6
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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: 27

15. Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (1906)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.3
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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: 1,273

16. A Vitagraph Romance (1912)

14 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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"Senator Carter's daughter leaves home and enters the employ of the Vitagraph Company as an actress. After waiting wistfully for her return, Senator Carter passes a theatre one day and sees... See full summary »

Director: James Young | Stars: James Morrison, Clara Kimball Young, Edward Kimball, Flora Finch

Votes: 29

17. The Skylight Room (1917)

Drama

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Elsie Leeson comes to Mrs. Parker's rooming house and takes its cheapest corner, the Skylight Room. She finds copying to do, and occasionally in the evening sits on the front steps with the... See full summary »

Director: Martin Justice | Stars: Jean Paige, Carlton S. King, Grace Ashley, Neil Spencer

18. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905)

Short, Crime, Drama

4.8
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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, Paul Panzer, J. Barney Sherry

Votes: 51

19. Huns and Hyphens (1918)

Not Rated | 20 min | Comedy, Short

5.9
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Larry, apparently a wealthy young man-about-town, romances Vera, who has developed a new invention, a gas mask, for use in the war. Larry leaves Vera's house unaware that German spies are ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Semon | Stars: Stan Laurel, Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, Mae Laurel

Votes: 87

20. The Life of Moses (1909)

50 min | Biography, Drama, Family

5.6
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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: 58

21. Over the Top (1918)

Drama, War

6.6
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After the sinking of the Lusitania, American James Garrison "Garry" Owen joins the British army and fights gallantly until he is wounded and subsequently discharged. Recuperating in New ... See full summary »

Director: Wilfrid North | Stars: Arthur Guy Empey, Lois Meredith, James Morrison, Arthur Donaldson

Votes: 19

22. Lost on Dress Parade (1918)

Short, Comedy, Drama

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Towers Chandler saves a little out of his weekly pay from an architect's office and uses it to have a night on the town every few weeks. On one outing he meets a shop girl. When he boasts ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Justice | Stars: Patsy De Forest, Evart Overton

23. No Tickee, No Washee (1915)

Short, Comedy

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Mike Callahan has but one collar, and that soiled, to attend the annual outing of the Bricklayers' Union with, so he sends it to Wing Lee, the Chinaman's, to have it done up in a rush. The ... See full summary »

Director: Edmond F. Stratton | Stars: William Shea, Kate Price, Johnny Cahill

24. 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

25. How a Mosquito Operates (1912)

Not Rated | 6 min | Animation, Short, Thriller

6.3
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A hungry mosquito spots and follows a man on his way home. The mosquito slips into the room where the man is sleeping, and gets ready for a meal. His first attempts startle the man and wake him up, but the mosquito is very persistent.

Director: Winsor McCay

Votes: 1,212

26. Britton of the Seventh (1916)

Drama, History

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In 1876, Lt. Tony Britton of the 7th Cavalry is in love with pretty young Barbara Manning, but the wife of his superior, Capt. Granson, is in love with him and begs him to run away with her... See full summary »

Director: Lionel Belmore | Stars: Darwin Karr, Charles Kent, Bobby Connelly, Eleanor Woodruff

27. Rip Van Winkle (I) (1912)

Short, Drama

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Rip Van Winkle, a lazy American man, wanders off one day with his dog Wolf into the Kaatskill mountains where he runs into an odd group of men drinking and playing bowls. He drinks some of ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Kent | Stars: Robert McWade Sr., Rose Tapley, Helene Costello, Dorothy Kelly

28. My Official Wife (1914)

Drama

6.4
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Helene Marie, on the run from the Russian police in St. Petersburg, plots to kill the Czar.

Director: James Young | Stars: Clara Kimball Young, Harry T. Morey, Earle Williams, L. Rogers Lytton

Votes: 33

29. Leah the Forsaken (1908)

Short, Drama

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Leah, a Jewess, with several of her people, are observed in conversation, as a number of Christians come suddenly upon them, stone and drive them away. At the parish church the worshipers ... See full summary »

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Maurice Costello, Mary Fuller

30. The Little Minister (1922)

60 min | Drama

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A Lord's fiancée poses as a gypsy and falls in love with the new minister.

Director: David Smith | Stars: Alice Calhoun, James Morrison, Henry Hebert, Alberta Lee

31. Napoleon and the Empress Josephine (1909)

13 min | Drama, Short

5.9
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Scene 1. The Prophecy: Josephine, while walking in the gardens on the island of Martinique, is told that "she will be more than Queen and yet outlive her dignity." Scene 2. Napoleon Meets ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: William Humphrey, Julia Swayne Gordon

Votes: 21

32. The Redemption of Red Rube (1912)

14 min | Drama, Short

4.2
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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: 20

33. The Enchanted Barn (1919)

Passed | Drama, Romance

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The Hollisters, a bright, spirited, wholesome family, are compelled to move into the country. After many efforts to secure a home, Shirley, eldest of the Hollisters, contrives a way out by ... See full summary »

Director: David Smith | Stars: Bessie Love, J. Frank Glendon, Joseph Singleton, William T. Horne

34. We Must Do Our Best (1909)

10 min | Short, Comedy

8.3
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Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Kenneth Casey, Moe Howard

Votes: 38

35. The Chicken Inspector (1914)

10 min | Comedy, Short

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He is the talk of Jimpsonville, a typical village cut-up, and his name is Willy Wildwave. He visits New York dressed in loud college style. A street fakir talks him into buying a "Chicken ... See full summary »

Directors: Wilfrid North, Wally Van | Stars: Wally Van, Flora Finch, Hughie Mack, Frank Mason

36. The Cavalier's Dream (1898)

1 min | Short, Horror

5.2
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"He sits asleep at a bare table; old witch enters, raps three times, then disappears; cavalier sees table spread for a sumptuous repast. Mephistopheles appears; then the old witch, who ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin S. Porter

Votes: 170

37. She Cried (1912)

10 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.4
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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: 28

38. The Little Minister (1913)

Short, Drama, Romance

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Part One. To start a little in advance of our story, Lord Rintoul, of the English nobility, finds a little Gypsy girl three years old, who had been deserted by her parents. Fifteen years ... See full summary »

Director: James Young | Stars: Clara Kimball Young, James Young, Mrs. E.M. Kimball, Robert Gaillard

39. Jean the Match-Maker (1910)

13 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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Bent on having a summer's vacation, two working girls hire a tent and pitch their camp on the shore of a beautiful lake amid rural and quiet surroundings. As fate would have it, two farmer ... See full summary »

Director: Laurence Trimble | Stars: Florence Turner, Charles Kent, Jean

Votes: 31

40. Pampered Youth (1925)

70 min | Drama

5.8
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Director: David Smith | Stars: Cullen Landis, Ben Alexander, Allan Forrest, Alice Calhoun

Votes: 32

41. Romeo and Juliet (I) (1908)

Short, Drama, Romance

7.3
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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: 59

42. Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (1912)

Short, History

9.0
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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: 21

43. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1909)

12 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

5.7
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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: 337

44. The Tired, Absent-Minded Man (1911)

Short, Comedy

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"The Tired. Absent-Minded Man" makes up his mind to get married, forgets to propose to the girl he had in mind, and who is already engaged to another, very much to the surprise of the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Bunny, Edith Storey, Lillian Walker

45. Anselo Lee (1915)

Drama

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Old Mrs. Lee, a famous witch and fortuneteller of the gypsy tribes, has a son, Anselo, a strapping, handsome fellow. Gertrude, daughter of wealthy Mrs. Carlton, visits the gypsy camp with a... See full summary »

Director: Harry Handworth | Stars: Antonio Moreno, Naomi Childers, Donald Hall, Frankie Mann

46. Who Goes There? (1917)

Drama

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During World War I, Kervyn Guild, an American citizen who was born in Belgium, is captured with other Belgian refugees by the Germans. Brought before the commanding officer, General Von ... See full summary »

Director: William P.S. Earle | Stars: Harry T. Morey, Corinne Griffith, Arthur Donaldson, Mary Maurice

47. Macbeth (1908)

9 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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Macbeth usurps the Scottish throne by murdering his predecessor.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: William V. Ranous, Louise Carver, Paul Panzer, Charles Kent

Votes: 19

48. The Swan Girl (1913)

Short, Drama, Romance

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A wealthy young fellow during vacation becomes infatuated with a poor country girl. He is introduced to her father, whom he discovers is an inventor. For the sake of the girl he invests a ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Anita Stewart, E.K. Lincoln, Charles Kent, Harry T. Morey

49. Perils of Thunder Mountain (1919)

Action, Adventure

5.1
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Directors: Robert N. Bradbury, W.J. Burman | Stars: Antonio Moreno, Carol Holloway, Kate Price, Jack Waltemeyer

Votes: 21

50. The Love Bandit (1924)

60 min | Western

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Director: Dell Henderson | Stars: Doris Kenyon, Victor Sutherland, Cecil Spooner, Lorenza Valentine


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