With Vitagraph Company of America (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 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: 571

2. The Bride of Lammermoor: A Tragedy of Bonnie Scotland (1909)

Short, Drama

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A young girl is being urged by her father to marry a Duke. She refuses and leaves the room, closely followed by the Duke who remains unseen. She enters the garden, where she meets her lover... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Annette Kellerman, Maurice Costello

3. Gertie the Dinosaur (1914)

Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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The cartoonist, Winsor McCay, brings the Dinosaurus 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: 3,212

4. 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: 1,228

5. The Humpty Dumpty Circus (1898)

Animation, Short, Comedy

5.3
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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: 48

6. 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: 243

7. Captain Blood (1924)

110 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.2
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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: 63 | Gross: $0.21M

8. Love of Chrysanthemum (1910)

Short, Drama

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A little tragedy of Japan wherein a tourist fails to realize that love is a sacred thing the world round.

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Maurice Costello, Norma Talmadge

9. 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: 1,639

10. 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

11. The Life of Moses (1909)

50 min | 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: 56

12. Ito, the Beggar Boy (1910)

Short, Drama

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Little Ito and his mother are wanderers without home or friends. Lady Wistaria and her husband, Lord Idzu, are without children, and the Lady prays that the gods may bless her with ... See full summary »

13. 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: 386

14. How a Mosquito Operates (1912)

Not Rated | 6 min | Animation, Short, Thriller

6.4
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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: 1,183

15. 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

16. Hako's Sacrifice (1910)

Short, Drama

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Poor Hako, a Japanese boy, is sold into bondage to a cruel fisherman who makes his life a burden and even more wretched than his physical deformities and weakness. Morning Glory, a little ... See full summary »

17. The Prince in Disguise (1915)

Short, Comedy

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Muriel Lacey, a romantic and imaginative child, reads of a Prince disguised as a beggar, so when little Tommy McGuire, son of the family washlady, climbs the fence she at once concludes he ... See full summary »

Director: Tefft Johnson | Stars: Bobby Connelly, Helen Connelly, Mabel Kelly, Frances Connelly

18. The Ageless Sex (1914)

Short, Comedy

4.8
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While reading the paper, John Weller is amazed at the number of "ads" setting forth the virtues of wigs, false teeth, form developers and other female beautifiers, turns to his wife and ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Lambart | Stars: Naomi Childers, Darwin Karr, George Stevens, Charles Eldridge

Votes: 13

19. Over the Garden Wall (1919)

Comedy

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Peggy (Bessie Love) and her sister Frances (Myrtle Reeves) live with their father, but because of his idleness, they must all move to humbler quarters. Peggy adapts quickly to their new ... See full summary »

Director: David Smith | Stars: Bessie Love, Myrtle Reeves, Willis Marks, Jim Blackwell

20. Lady Godiva (1911)

9 min | Short, Drama

5.0
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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: 83

21. 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: 154

22. The Show (II) (1922)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

5.9
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A harried propman backstage at a theater must put up with malfunctioning wind machines, roosters that spit nitroglycerine, and a gang planning to rob the theater's payroll.

Directors: Larry Semon, Norman Taurog | Stars: Larry Semon, Oliver Hardy, Frank Alexander, Lucille Carlisle

Votes: 138

23. Poet and Peasant (1912)

Drama, Romance, Short

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Louis La Salle, a young poet, tired of the dissipations of Paris, resolves to quit Paris for a summer holiday and go for a walking tour in Normandy. Mr. Savard lives on his small farm with ... See full summary »

Director: William V. Ranous | Stars: Herbert Barry, Charles Eldridge, Clara Kimball Young, James Young

24. 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

25. The Count and the Wedding Guest (1918)

Short, Romance

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Mary Conway was a nonentity in Mrs. Scott's New York genteel boarding house. She had never had a beau. Andy Donovan, a new boarder, caused her first flutter and regret for her ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Justice | Stars: Jean Paige, Webster Campbell

26. A Cure for Pokeritis (1912)

13 min | Comedy, Short

5.1
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Wife plots to cure her husband of his inveterate poker playing.

Director: Laurence Trimble | Stars: John Bunny, Flora Finch, Leah Baird, Charles Eldridge

Votes: 355

27. The Spider's Web (1912)

Short, Crime, Drama

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Graham Lawlor, a banker and financier, is persuaded to invest in the Silver Shield Mines and become president of the company. Harris, Brennen & Lester, the promoters, are frauds. Lawlor ... See full summary »

Directors: Van Dyke Brooke, Maurice Costello | Stars: Maurice Costello, Charles Eldridge, Van Dyke Brooke, Earle Williams

28. 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: 17

29. The Sawmill (1922)

25 min | Short, Comedy

5.9
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A bumbling sawmill employee tries to win the hand of the owner's daughter while staying out of the clutches of the mill's bullying foreman.

Directors: Larry Semon, Norman Taurog | Stars: Oliver Hardy, Larry Semon, Frank Alexander, Kathleen O'Connor

Votes: 243

30. Princess Nicotine; or, the Smoke Fairy (1909)

Unrated | 5 min | Comedy, Short, Fantasy

6.5
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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: 921

31. The Automobile Thieves (1906)

Short, Crime, Drama

7.9
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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: 28

32. The Courage of Marge O'Doone (1920)

70 min | Drama

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Michael O'Doone, his wife Margaret and daughter Marge are settlers living in the Northwest. One winter day, while on a journey, Michael meets with an accident and fails to return home. ... See full summary »

Director: David Smith | Stars: Pauline Starke, Niles Welch, George Stanley, Jack Curtis

33. 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: 17

34. 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: 18

35. The Light in the Dark (1922)

33 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.2
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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: 157

36. 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

37. Oliver Twist (1909)

14 min | Drama, Short

6.2
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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: 72

38. Tenderfoot Luck (1922)

Short, Comedy

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Directors: Mort Peebles, John Smith | Star: Jimmy Aubrey

39. 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: 108

40. The Thieving Hand (1908)

Unrated | 5 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Short

6.7
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A one-armed man obtains an artificial limb which he cannot control.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: Paul Panzer

Votes: 603

41. The Love of John Ruskin (1912)

Short, Drama

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John Ruskin became acquainted with his wife through a loan which he made to her father, and his noted generosity no doubt appealed to her and it seems that she married him more out of ... See full summary »

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Earle Williams, Helen Gardner, Leo Delaney, Julia Swayne Gordon

42. Crooky (1915)

Comedy

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Crooky, Convict No. 9999, decides he needs a vacation, and, eluding the vigilance of his guards, escapes from prison in a barrel. About the time Crooky gains his freedom, Bob Roberts, a ... See full summary »

Director: C.J. Williams | Stars: Frank Daniels, Charles Eldridge, Harry T. Morey, Edwina Robbins

43. Napoleon and the Empress Josephine (1909)

Drama, Short

5.6
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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: 18

44. Conscience (1912)

10 min | Short, Horror

3.9
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Against her brother's better judgment, Eleanor is convinced by her lover, Eric to elope with him to New York. Some time later Eric abandons her and, falling on hard times, Eleanor is forced... See full summary »

Directors: Van Dyke Brooke, Maurice Costello | Stars: Maurice Costello, Rose Tapley, Mary Maurice, Van Dyke Brooke

Votes: 15

45. The Crown Prince's Double (1915)

50 min | Drama

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Prince Oscar of Ostrau, about to marry a princess from a neighboring country to please his father, King Gustave, is saved from that fate when an uprising causes the princess to leave. After... See full summary »

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Maurice Costello, Norma Talmadge, Howard Hall, Anders Randolf

46. 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

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

100 min | Documentary, Sport

5.8
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A documented film on the heavyweight championship between Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries. The promotional ads for the fight was such a sensation weeks before it happened, that it was ... See full summary »

Stars: James J. Jeffries, Jack Johnson

Votes: 124

48. Sisters of the Golden Circle (1918)

Short, Drama

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Two pairs of newlyweds are riding on a bus when the wives notice the strong resemblance between their husbands. Mrs. McGuire realizes there's a police detective's car following the bus and ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth S. Webb | Stars: Edward Earle, Agnes Ayres, Alice Terry, Frank Kingsley

49. A Night Out (1916)

50 min | Comedy

7.5
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A grandmother has an adventure for the first time in her life when she decides to have a night out.

Director: George D. Baker | Stars: May Robson, Flora Finch, Kate Price, Eva Taylor

Votes: 16

50. A Pair of Kings (1922)

17 min | Short, Comedy

5.3
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Directors: Larry Semon, Norman Taurog | Stars: Larry Semon, Lucille Carlisle, Oliver Hardy, William Hauber

Votes: 31


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