With Edison Company (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Letter That Never Came Out (1914)

Short, Drama

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When Betty Harrington, after setting her cap for John Forrest, the rising young politician, was forced to sit quietly by and witness the conquest of her rival, she vowed everlasting ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Herbert Prior, Sally Crute, Augustus Phillips

2. The Unbeliever (1918)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, War

6.0
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A wealthy young American, bred to class distinction and racial intolerance, enters the Marines during the First World War. In the course of his training and his experiences in the trenches ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, Erich von Stroheim, Kate Lester

Votes: 122

3. The Land Beyond the Sunset (1912)

Unrated | 14 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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A young boy, opressed by his mother, goes on an outing in the country with a social welfare group where he dares to dream of a land where the cares of his ordinary life fade.

Director: Harold M. Shaw | Stars: Martin Fuller, Mrs. William Bechtel, Walter Edwin, Ethel Jewett

Votes: 757

4. Vanity Fair (1915)

Drama

6.3
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Becky, a child, is left an orphan by the death of her father and is consigned to the tender mercies of the Misses Pinkertons, who conduct a fashionable school for girls. Becky feels keenly ... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Brabin, Eugene Nowland | Stars: Minnie Maddern Fiske, Shirley Mason, Yale Benner, Helen Fulton

Votes: 19

5. The Dinosaur and the Missing Link: A Prehistoric Tragedy (1915)

5 min | Comedy, Short, Animation

6.0
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Three cavemen court Miss Araminta Rockface. She favors the one who apparently slew the Missing Link ... but a dinosaur did the deed.

Director: Willis H. O'Brien

Votes: 317

6. The Butler and the Maid (1912)

Comedy, Short

5.0
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Jennie, a coquettish housemaid, flirts with the grocer's delivery boy and thereby incites the jealousy of her sweetheart, Frank, the butler. Frank goes to his station in the hall and, in ... See full summary »

Stars: Harry Beaumont, Jeanie Macpherson, Viola Dana, William Bechtel

Votes: 13

7. 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: 189

8. 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

9. Treasure Island (1912)

Short, Adventure

5.3
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The story is almost too well known to need repetition; how old Captain Billy Bones, with his scars and his oaths had secured within his old sea chest the map and chart of Treasure Island ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Addison Rothermel, Laura Sawyer, Ben F. Wilson, Richard Neill

Votes: 13

10. The Battle of Trafalgar (1911)

51 min | War

7.7
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We show Lord Nelson leaving the admiralty room where he makes his famous speech and then introduce him with his captains giving the details of that wonderful plan of attack which was ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Sydney Booth, Herbert Prior, James Gordon, Charles Ogle

Votes: 12

11. The Mystery of West Sedgwick (1913)

Short, Drama

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His niece had quarreled with him, his private secretary was by no means free from suspicion, his own brother was the sole heir if the will--now lost--was not found. Evidence was strongest against the girl, who was guilty.

Stars: Augustus Phillips, Bigelow Cooper, Robert Brower, Charles Sutton

12. Baby's Ball (1911)

Short, Comedy

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While a fond mother is preparing to take her little child out for the usual daily airing, she is called to another part of the house by the maid. The baby being left alone, finds amusement ... See full summary »

Star: John R. Cumpson

13. The Active Life of Dolly of the Dailies (1914)

170 min | Drama

6.1
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Episode 1: "The Perfect Truth" The day after Dolly Desmond had startled the community with the excellence of her graduation oration, Bobby North, a reporter on the local paper, suggested ... See full synopsis »

Director: Walter Edwin | Stars: Mary Fuller, Yale Boss, Charles Ogle, Gladys Hulette

Votes: 59

14. What Happened to Mary (II) (1912)

Action, Short, Thriller

6.2
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The forerunner of all serials, What Happened to Mary was a series of twelve monthly one reel episodes, each a complete entity in itself, revolving its immediate dramatic and melodramatic ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Mary Fuller, Marc McDermott, Charles Ogle, Barry O'Moore

Votes: 20

15. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1912)

12 min | Drama, Short

6.5
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Retelling of the famous incident in the 1854 Crimean War when a British cavalry unit, because of a mix-up in orders, charged an almost impregnable Russian artillery position and was decimated.

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Ben F. Wilson, Richard Neill, James Gordon, Charles Sutton

Votes: 52

16. 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: 175

17. Children Who Labor (1912)

Not Rated | 13 min | Drama, Short

5.9
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A foreigner who does not understand the ways of this country, applies for work at a mill, but is sent away with the intimation that if has a child at home there will be work for it, but ... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Miller | Stars: Robert Conness, Miriam Nesbitt, Shirley Mason, John Sturgeon

Votes: 137

18. 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

19. No Cooking Allowed (1911)

Comedy, Short

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Two economical young ladies, art students, engage a furnished room intending to do housekeeping, but discover that cooking is not allowed. The girls are not over-scrupulous about abiding by... See full summary »

Stars: Marie Tener, Elsie MacLeod, Mrs. William Bechtel, Richard Tucker

20. Calumet 'K' (1912)

Drama, Short

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Calumet "K" is a grain elevator in course of construction just outside of Chicago. The railroad fails to deliver lumber, there are mutterings of labor trouble, and altogether the man in ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Ben F. Wilson, Laura Sawyer, James Gordon, Charles Sutton

21. Revenge Is Sweet (1912)

Short, Comedy

4.0
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Jimmie has a good job in an office where there is a bevy of pretty girls, but being at that age where his appreciation of the fair sex has not developed, he considers them inferior to him. ... See full summary »

Stars: Yale Boss, Richard Ridgely, William West, Bessie Learn

Votes: 18

22. The Three Musketeers: Part 2 (1911)

Short, Drama

4.5
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D'Artagnan having discovered that the girl he has rescued on his way to Paris is none other than the Queen's confidante, Constance, loses little time in becoming better acquainted. The ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Sydney Booth, Herbert Delmar, Jack Chagnon, Harold M. Shaw

Votes: 12

23. Friday the 13th (1911)

Comedy, Short

6.4
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Mr. Gayton is given tickets for the theater. He hurries to his suburban home. In his hurry to adorn himself in sartorial habiliments, he forgets the tickets. He rushes back, and when he ... See full summary »

Stars: William Bechtel, Miriam Nesbitt, Marie Tener

Votes: 45

24. Children of Eve (1915)

73 min | Drama

6.4
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Young Henry Clay Madison, a clerk, falls in love with Flossy Wilson, a prostitute from New York's East Side. Although she reforms under his influence, Flossy believes that she is unworthy ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Collins | Stars: Viola Dana, Robert Conness, Tom Blake, Nellie Grant

Votes: 97

25. Rorke's Drift (1914)

56 min | Drama, War

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In Rorke's Drift in 1879, eighty men, under Lieutenants Chard and Bromhead, of the British army, were attacked by four thousand Zulus, and held their pitifully weak position despite the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Ridgely | Star: Richard Tucker

26. Tea and Toast (1913)

Comedy, Short

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Artemas Winthrop suffers from dyspepsia, and he is ordered by the physician to the country to take a rest and live on a diet of tea and toast. Believing himself more feeble than he really ... See full summary »

Director: C.J. Williams | Stars: William Wadsworth, Alice Washburn, William West, Elizabeth Miller

27. The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter (1912)

Short, Drama

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The old keeper of the lighthouse and his daughter have lived together peacefully year after year tending the lights on St. David's Island. The old man has come to believe that his ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Charles Sutton, Laura Sawyer, Ben F. Wilson, William R. Randall

28. While John Bolt Slept (1913)

Short, Drama

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John Bolt, a wealthy manufacturer, is a helpless paralytic, who has lived a selfish and grasping life. To him comes a visitant, who, in a vision, makes him see bow wrongly be acquired a ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Marc McDermott, Charles Ogle, Robert Brower, Richard Ridgely

29. The Innocence of Ruth (1916)

Drama

7.4
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Jimmy Carter, a millionaire, leading an idle, indulgent life, gets an urgent message from his friend, Reginald Travers. Travers, who is dying, has been ruined in the stock market by ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Collins | Stars: Edward Earle, Viola Dana, Augustus Phillips, Lena Davril

Votes: 21

30. The Passer-by (1912)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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A stranger is invited to a bachelor dinner, where he tells the story of his life.

Director: Oscar Apfel | Stars: George Lessey, Miriam Nesbitt, Marc McDermott, Guy Hedlund

Votes: 108

31. The Man Who Disappeared (1914)

Thriller

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Episode 1: "The Black Mask" John Perriton was unmistakably a good fellow. He was never one to spoil a party with a long face and an absence of joviality, nor was he at all likely to break ... See full synopsis »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Marc McDermott, Barry O'Moore, Miriam Nesbitt, Marjorie Ellison

32. Martin Chuzzlewit (1912)

Drama, Short

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Some very greedy and selfish relatives are all after the failing old Martin Chuzzlewit's money. He is surrounded by all these sycophantic relatives that he truly despises whilst ill, each ... See full summary »

Directors: Oscar Apfel, J. Searle Dawley | Stars: George Lessey, Bessie Learn, Guy Hedlund, Harold M. Shaw

33. The Ranch Owner's Love-Making (1913)

28 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

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Mary Morris is employed in the toy section of a department store; her wages are small and she has to support a young sister who is an invalid. The child is very ill. The doctor has just ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Edwin | Stars: Herbert Prior, Charles Ogle, Richard Ridgely, Mabel Trunnelle

34. Black Eyes (1915)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Comedy

5.5
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A husband and wife swear never again to sneak out on each other with their friends, and are both faced with complications when they go back on their word.

Director: Will Louis | Stars: Raymond McKee, Jean Dumar, Guido Colucci, Yale Benner

Votes: 77

35. Who Will Marry Mary? (1913)

Action, Adventure

5.7
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Add a Plot

Director: Walter Edwin | Stars: Mary Fuller, Ben F. Wilson, Richard Tucker, Harry Beaumont

Votes: 25

36. R.F.D. 10, 000 B.C. (1917)

10 min | Animation, Short, Romance

6.0
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Two prehistoric suitors, one a mailman, compete for the affections of a prehistoric maiden and a dinosaur.

Director: Willis H. O'Brien

Votes: 147

37. A Foolish Agreement (1914)

Drama, Short

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When Harry Wallace, coming home late at night, discovered a burglar in the act of rifling his father's safe, he disregarded the advice of the two young men who accompanied him, and instead ... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Miller | Stars: Charles Sutton, Margaret McWade, Barry O'Moore, Gladys Hulette

38. Joyce of the North Woods (1913)

Short, Drama

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John Dale sacrificed his good name, his liberty and the girl he loved to save his younger brother Philip from disgrace. Philip, not man enough to refuse the noble sacrifice, married Ruth ... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Miller | Stars: Mary Fuller, Augustus Phillips, John Sturgeon, Frank McGlynn Sr.

39. It Is Never Too Late to Mend (1913)

22 min | Drama, Short

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The village Squire with designs on a village maiden has her suitor falsely imprisoned. " Charles Reade who wrote this book in 1856 so exposed the prevailing conditions in English prisons ... See full summary »

Director: Charles M. Seay | Stars: Walter Edwin, Wyatt Burns, Mary Fuller, John Sturgeon

40. The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1913)

Short, Drama

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The familiar story of the piper whose charmed notes enticed the rats of Hamelin into the river Weser, and the children of the village into the heart of a mountain, has been told in a ... See full summary »

Director: George Lessey | Stars: Herbert Prior, Robert Brower, Mary Fuller, Miriam Nesbitt

41. Meg o' the Mountains (1914)

Drama

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Meg lived down in Carolina in the shadow of the great Blue Ridge. When she had been a little younger she had been winsomely and strangely beautiful, a gypsy-like elf of the woods and ... See full summary »

Stars: Mabel Trunnelle, Herbert Prior, Bigelow Cooper, Anne Leonard

42. Lucia di Lammermoor (1911)

Short

7.0
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Metropolitan Opera stars, tenor Enrico Caruso and bass-baritone Pol Plancon, in a scene from the opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" filmed in Edison sound-on-disc process known as Cinephonograph.

Stars: Enrico Caruso, Pol Plancon

Votes: 14

43. The Temple of Moloch (1914)

Short, Drama

5.5
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Workers in a pottery factory labor in unhealthy, unventilated and dangerous conditions, but the plant's wealthy owner doesn't see any need to change things. It's not long before one of his ... See full summary »

Director: Langdon West | Stars: Harold Vosburgh, Warren Cook, Bessie Learn, Yale Boss

Votes: 11

44. Dolly Varden (1913)

11 min | Drama, Short

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Dolly, a born coquette, is the daughter of Gabriel Varden, a prosperous locksmith. She scoffs at the devotion of Joe Willets, and flouts and rebuffs him in favor of other less worthy men. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Ridgely | Stars: Mabel Trunnelle, Willis Secord, Robert Brower, Barry O'Moore

45. The Edison Kinetophone (1913)

Short

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A spoken prologue to Thomas Edison's 1913 sound movie road show.

Director: Allen Ramsey | Star: Allen Ramsey

46. The Phantom Signal (1913)

Short, Drama

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John Graham, capitalist and railroad president, had the reputation of being a hard man, and for once, popular rumor was not far from right. He was a hard man. Hard in his business and hard ... See full summary »

Director: George Lessey | Stars: Charles Ogle, Bessie Learn, Ben F. Wilson, Bigelow Cooper

47. The Declaration of Independence (I) (1911)

Drama, Short

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We see Jefferson writing the declaration with extracts from the famous document and the next morning the argument and final adoption of it by Congress, while John Adams' son, afterward the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marc McDermott, Robert Brower, Harry Linson, Miriam Nesbitt

48. Nerves and the Man (1912)

Short, Drama

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Tom, a happily married young clerk, is a victim of the worry habit. For almost no reason at all he fears losing his job and in imagination sees himself and his wife and little son ... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Miller | Stars: Marc McDermott, Miriam Nesbitt, Charles Ogle, John Sturgeon

49. Andy Has a Toothache (1914)

Comedy, Short

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In spite of the fact that he was utterly contemptuous of any of the terrors which might beset the lives of a highwayman or a pirate chief, Andy discovered that some of the ordinary ills of ... See full summary »

Director: Charles H. France | Stars: Andy Clark, Jessie Stevens, Janet Dawley, Horace Newman

50. The Sunset Gun (1912)

Drama, Short, Western

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Thomas Brainerd, a Civil War veteran, is an enthusiastic old soldier and a firm believer in discipline. His household, which consists of his married daughter and his beloved grandson, Dick,... See full summary »

Director: Bannister Merwin | Stars: Marc McDermott, Miriam Nesbitt, Yale Boss, George Lessey


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