With Société Française des Films Éclair (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Mysterious Luggage (1909)

Short, Drama

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Continual thefts from the luggage bureau of the railway station puzzle the superintendent completely, and he calls in the services of a clever detective. With a view to trapping the thieves... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

2. Protéa (1913)

50 min | Action, Thriller

6.1
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Protea, the best spy of Messinia, is sent on a dangerous mission with The Eel, her partner in crime, to retrieve a secret document in a neighboring country.

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Josette Andriot, Lucien Bataille, Charles Krauss, Henri Gouget

Votes: 71

3. Zigomar the Eelskin (1911)

Short

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A sensational detective story, founded on the romance of Leon Sazie. The noted criminal who terrorized all Europe is shown in these three Zigomar reels in a dramatic and intense struggle ... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Charles Krauss, Alexandre Arquillière, André Liabel, Attilio Maffei

4. Mothers of France (1917)

73 min | Drama, War

5.9
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A mother loses first her son and then her husband in the trenches of France during the First World War. She devotes herself to the French cause and to helping those wounded in the war.

Directors: René Hervil, Louis Mercanton | Stars: Sarah Bernhardt, Gabriel Signoret, Georges Deneubourg, Jean Angelo

Votes: 33

5. Wonderful Fruit (1913)

Short, Comedy

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A clever trick film which will amuse and please your audience.

6. The Copper Beeches (1912)

25 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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An adaptation of the Sherlock Holmes story about a father trying to gain control of his daughter's inheritance does not include Watson.

Director: Adrien Caillard | Star: Georges Tréville

Votes: 64

7. In Search of the Castaways (1914)

55 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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As Lord Glenarvan and his wife, Lady Helena, are cruising in their yacht, "Duncan," off the coast of their native land, Scotland, the crew harpoons an immense whale which discloses when it ... See full summary »

Directors: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset, Henry Roussel, Joseph Faivre | Stars: Josette Andriot, Denise Maural, Michel Gilbert, Pierre Delmonde

Votes: 26

8. Zigomar contre Nick Carter (1912)

48 min | Crime, Thriller

6.0
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Nick Carter, the famous detective, is ordered to prosecute the gang of Zigomar. Carter gets into various thorny situations but manages to escape every time, helped by Olga, a former girlfriend of Zigomar.

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Alexandre Arquillière, Charles Krauss, André Liabel, Josette Andriot

Votes: 29

9. Dr. Goudron's System (1913)

15 min | Horror, Short

4.9
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Adapted from a one-act Grand Guignol play based on Edgar Allan Poe's short story 'The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether', the film portrays a visitor to an insane asylum where it ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Henri Gouget, Henry Roussel, Renée Sylvaire, Bahier

Votes: 15

10. Balaoo the Demon Baboon (1913)

24 min | Short, Horror

5.5
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An ape, turned near human by Dr. Coriolis and given the name 'Balaoo', is smitten by the beauty of Coriolis' niece, Madeleine. Being inquisitive, though, he runs off, getting into mischief,... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Lucien Bataille, Camille Bardou, Henri Gouget, Madeleine Grandjean

Votes: 28

11. The Sparrow (1914)

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Mafflu, the old clown, out walking is greatly surprised to see a baby girl, fast asleep, holding in her hand a chunk of bread, at which a large number of sparrows are pecking. Mafflu ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Polaire, Henry Roussel, Renée Sylvaire, Caesar

12. Zigomar - the Black Scourge - Episode 1 (1913)

54 min | Action, Thriller

5.9
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Paulin Broquet, the great Parisian detective, has brought the notorious bandit, Zigomar, to justice. Determined not to let the law punish him, he had taken poison in the Hall of Justice. ... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Alexandre Arquillière, André Liabel, Attilio Maffei, Josette Andriot

Votes: 13

13. Monsieur Lecoq (1914)

Mystery

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The Duke of Sairmuse weds Blanche Courtleigh. Shortly alter she is blackmailed for money by a band of ruffians, who threaten to inform the Duke that her brother is a hardened convict. Wild ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Harry Baur, Maurice de Féraudy, Charles Krauss, Jules Mondos

14. What the Gods Decree (1913)

Drama

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Henriette D'Arsac, the wife of an adventurer, Charles D'Arsac, who has made his fortune in the African trade and now retired, one day reads of the excavation of the famous statue of the ... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Josette Andriot, Maryse Dauvray, Charles Krauss, Camille Bardou

15. Herodias (1910)

Short, Drama

5.6
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Herodias, wife of Herod, the Tetrarch of Galilee, is scathingly denounced by the great and pious Prophet, John the Baptist, for her profligate life, but the woman resents his fierce ... See full summary »

Directors: Georges Hatot, Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Jeanne Grumbach, Maria Ventura, Karlmos, Jean-Marie de l'Isle

Votes: 11

16. The Corsican's Revenge (1908)

Short, Drama

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A Corsican kills a fellow fisherman, but will he avoid the vengeance of the fisherman's wife?

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

17. The Musgrave Ritual (1912)

18 min | Short, Mystery

5.2
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The strained expression on the face of one maid servant in a group of six, gives to the mind of Sherlock Holmes, the master of all detectives, the clue to the unraveling of this remarkable ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Tréville | Stars: Georges Tréville, Mr. Moyse

Votes: 45

18. Uncle Bernac (1921)

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Director: Gérard Bourgeois | Stars: Émile Drain, Rex Davis, Germaine Rouer, Francine Mussey

19. Beethoven (1909)

Short, Biography, Drama

6.6
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Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Harry Baur, Germaine Dermoz, Charles Krauss, Jean-Marie de l'Isle

Votes: 7

20. The Old Professor (1912)

Short, Drama

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George Dervil, a young medical student, rescues the granddaughter of an old professor of his college from the path of a runaway team. Being most modest, he does not wait to be congratulated... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Star: Charles Krauss

22. Faithful Unto Death (1910)

Short, Drama

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Ginhara, daughter of the King of Thebes, having fallen into an ambush, is rescued by Alberich, a barbarian chief. In gratitude and love, Ginhara, before a great assemblage of her people, ... See full summary »

Directors: Georges Hatot, Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

23. The Blind Sculptor (1913)

22 min | Short, Drama

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The story of the play opens in the studio, showing Arden feverishly at work on a large block of marble, still shapeless, whence, however, an adorable woman's head is discerned for which the... See full summary »

Director: Emile Chautard | Stars: Emile Chautard, Edmond Duquesne

24. Zigomar - the Black Scourge - Episode 3 (1913)

Short, Crime

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After a time of suspended activities, Zigomar attempted to rob the biggest bank in Paris; but in this he was frustrated by the detective. Swearing vengeance he tried to wreck the train upon... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Alexandre Arquillière, Josette Andriot, André Liabel, Attilio Maffei

25. The Reigate Squires (1912)

50 min | Mystery

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Director: Georges Tréville | Stars: Georges Tréville, Mr. Moyse

26. La bergère d'Ivry (1913)

27 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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When her parents died, Aimée, the little shepherdess, was greeted by a neighbor. A few years later, during a visit to the Count of Granval, a country lord, was seduced by Hortense. Aimée is worried that the latter's husband will not notice

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Albert Decoeur, Paulette Noizeux, Henry Roussel, Renée Sylvaire

Votes: 32

27. Zigomar - the Black Scourge - Episode 2 (1913)

Short, Crime

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The next dastardly trick of Zigomar was to secure the safe which carried $50,000 belonging to the owner of the Grand African Circus, which he had won as a prize. He and La Rosario, ... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Alexandre Arquillière, Josette Andriot, André Liabel, Attilio Maffei

28. The Resurrection of Lazarus (1910)

Short, Drama

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Lazarus and his sisters, Martha and Mary, are dearly beloved of Jesus, and the first scene shows Jesus in the home of His friends where He is being entertained in their quaint, homelike ... See full summary »

Directors: Georges Hatot, Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

29. Eugénie Grandet (1910)

10 min | Short

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Eugenie Grandet has discovered where her father, a miserable old miser, keeps his treasure. Eugenie's cousin, Charles, is the bearer of a letter from his father to his uncle, Eugenie's ... See full summary »

Directors: Emile Chautard, Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Suzanne Revonne, Jacques Guilhène, Charles Krauss, Germaine Dermoz

31. The Arab's Gratitude (1910)

Short

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Directors: Georges Hatot, Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

32. The Cobbler and the Financier (1912)

Short, Comedy

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This story deals with a poor cobbler who sings while he works from morning till night. But his songs disturb his wealthy neighbor who sends for him and asks, "Can't you hold your tongue ... See full summary »

33. The Coiners; or, Catching the Counterfeiters (1908)

Short

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Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Star: Pierre Bressol

34. Chicot the Jester (I) (1913)

5.5
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Henri is surrounded by fawning courtiers, who hide behind their smiles a deadly intent to do away with him at the first opportunity in favor of his brother. Duc d'Anjou. There is but one ... See full summary »

Director: Emile Chautard | Stars: Marie-Louise Derval, Henri Bosc, Paul Guidé, Victor Perny

Votes: 8

35. The Magic Sack (1908)

Short, Comedy

6.2
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Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

Votes: 10

36. L'invisible (1912)

Short

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Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Georges Paulais, Bahier, Maryse Dauvray

37. Nick Carter, le roi des détectives - Épisode 1: Guêt-apens (1908)

Short, Crime

8.0
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With a US pulp magazine hero and episodes improvised outdoors in Paris's suburbs, Eclair director Jasset began the crime series cycle.The export success of the installments would bring the main star letters from admirers around the world.

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Star: Pierre Bressol

Votes: 7

39. The Stolen Plan of the Ruins of Carthage (1910)

11 min | Short, Drama

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The opening scene shows the Professor Champeaux, archaeologist, in charge of the excavations to be performed at Carthage. In an endeavor to locate the lost treasure of Eschmoun. One of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Georges Hatot, Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

40. A Sculptor Who Has Easy Work (1910)

Short, Comedy

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Termol, the sculptor, is a very jolly fellow, really an easy-going chap who inspires a feeling of composure and careless ease in all with whom he comes in contact. And, assuredly, why not? ... See full summary »

41. The Legend of the Erring Jew (1909)

Short

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Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Star: Charles Krauss

42. The Price of a Sacrifice (1910)

Short, Drama

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Mr. Pousol, a blind old gentleman, promises his ward, Margaret, in marriage with his son, John. Margaret agrees to the union simply for the sake of her kind old guardian, as she does not ... See full summary »

43. Le dernier pardon (1913)

Comedy

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Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Maurice de Féraudy, Charles Krauss, Fernande Petit, Polaire

44. The Broken Friendship (1910)

Short, Drama

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Jack and Gaspard, two firm friends, are looking for work in the harvest field and are directed by a pretty country girl, whom they meet in the meadows, to her father's farm, where they are ... See full summary »

46. The Sorceress of the Strand (1910)

Short, Fantasy

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A fisher lad and his sweetheart are love-making, and on their way home they meet an old and ugly woman, whom the lad roughly pushes aside, laughing scornfully at the terrible curses which ... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Eugénie Nau, Émile Keppens, Gilbert Dalleu, Marie Berthe

47. The Devil's Billiard Table (1910)

Short, Comedy

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Mr. X is a great billiard player, and is quite proud of his accomplishments in this direction. He never misses to challenge any of his friends, and, of course, never fails to come out ... See full summary »

48. The Magnetic Squirt

Short, Comedy

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Director: Georges Hatot

49. Bandits en automobile - Épisode 2: Hors-la-loi (1912)

Short

6.5
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Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Star: Camille Bardou

Votes: 20

50. Religious Fêtes at Tibet (1910)

Documentary, Short

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The Éclair Company has the honor and the great pleasure to present to their patrons the very first views which have ever been taken within the most sacred Temple of the Lamas. Marvelous to ... See full summary »


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