With Rolfe Photoplays (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Master Mystery (1918)

Action, Adventure, Mystery

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Justice Department agent Quentin Locke must investigate a powerful cartel protected by a robot (here referred to as "The Automaton") and using a gas weapon "The Madagascar Madness".

Directors: Harry Grossman, Burton L. King | Stars: Harry Houdini, Marguerite Marsh, Ruth Stonehouse, Edna Britton

Votes: 142

2. Aladdin's Other Lamp (1917)

Family, Comedy, Fantasy

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When she was a baby, Patsy Smith's father quarreled with his wife and kidnapped Patsy. After her father died at sea, Captain Barnaby took Patsy to Mrs. Duff's boardinghouse for seafarers. ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Collins | Stars: Viola Dana, Robert Walker, Augustus Phillips, Henry Hallam

3. Rip Van Winkle (I) (1914)

Drama, Fantasy

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Mr. Jefferson reads the book of Rip Van Winkle. Rip Van Winkle appears to him in a reverie as an idle young fellow, whose wife labors at the wash tub to make a scanty livelihood for their ... See full summary »

Stars: Thomas Jefferson, Clarette Clare, Harry Blakemore, Daisy Jefferson

Votes: 32

4. The Purple Lady (1916)

50 min | Comedy

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The Uplift Society, with Silas Gilworthy at its head, plans to rid the city of the pernicious influence of the dance parlors. The worst of these is said to be the Purple Lightning Tango ... See full summary »

Director: George Lessey | Stars: Ralph Hertz, Irene Howley, Alan Hale, Howard Truesdale

5. Satan Sanderson (1915)

Passed | Drama, Romance

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The story of Reverend 'Satan' Sanderson, Hugh Stires and Jessica Holmes, a beautiful and romantic blind girl and ward of David Stires, father of Hugh. The latter is signing his will, making... See full summary »

Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Orrin Johnson, Irene Warfield, Charles Prince

6. The Adopted Son (1917)

Drama

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A feud has existed between the McLanes and the Conovers in the Tennessee mountains for many years. "Two Gun Carter" leaves Texas after a shooting fray and arrives just in time to witness ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Francis X. Bushman, Beverly Bayne, Leslie Stowe, Jack W. Johnston

7. The Snowbird (1916)

Drama

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John Wheeler, a traction magnate, becomes heavily involved and is obliged to sell a large timber tract he owns in the Hudson Bay district. He owns the property jointly with Henri Corteau, ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Mabel Taliaferro, Edwin Carewe, James Cruze, Warren Cook

8. The House of Tears (1915)

Drama

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In the House of Tears, there lived Robert Collingwood, his wife, Alice Collingwood, and their baby girl, Gail. In the courts Robert has been granted a decree of divorce and the custody of ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Emily Stevens, Henri Bergman, Walter Hitchcock, George Brennan

9. The White Raven (1917)

60 min | Drama

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William Baldwin, ruined in business by his partner, John Blaisdell, implores Blaisdell's aid, and receives in answer a five-dollar bill across the face of which is written, "Spend this for ... See full summary »

Director: George D. Baker | Stars: Ethel Barrymore, William B. Davidson, Walter Hitchcock, George A. Wright

10. The Bigger Man (1915)

50 min | Drama

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In a prologue, the relationship between capital and labor throughout history is shown in caveman days, Biblical times, and the feudal period. In the main story John Stoddard, a construction... See full summary »

Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Henry Kolker, Renee Kelly, Orlando Daly, Elsie Balfour

11. The Dawn of Love (1916)

50 min | Drama

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Unknown to his daughter Jacqueline, Miles Allen, in the guise of a fisherman, smuggles silk and fur into the country. Customs officer John Lang comes to investigate, and he and Jacqueline ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Mabel Taliaferro, Robert Frazer, Leslie Stowe, Peter Lang

12. God's Half Acre (1916)

Drama

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Leaving his wife Rose for a few weeks and eager to do research for his new novel about the elderly, Henry Norman goes to live in a home for the aged, where Blossom, the home's young maid, ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Mabel Taliaferro, Jack W. Johnston, Helen Dahl, Lorraine Frost

13. Her Reckoning (1915)

Drama

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Howard Sherbrooke, a wealthy senior at a law university, is infatuated with Ethel Stratton, a girl who is a favorite with the students. Dick Leslie, his chum, is also in love with her. Dick... See full summary »

Director: Charles Horan | Stars: Emmy Wehlen, J. Frank Glendon, Leslie Austin, Walter Hitchcock

14. Miss Robinson Crusoe (1917)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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Rich, spoiled social butterfly Pamela Sayre lives the good life with her two maiden aunts. Bertie Holden, the somewhat slacker son of a wealthy couple, is in love with Pamela, who seems to ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Emmy Wehlen, Walter Miller, Harold Entwistle, Sue Balfour

15. Black Fear (1915)

Drama

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A story about the affects of cocaine on the lives of a family.

Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Grace Elliston, Grace Valentine, Edward Brennan, Paul Everton

16. A Woman's Business (1920)

Drama

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Barbara, Tired of her boring life in a small Southern town, Barbara marries Johnny Lester, social secretary to the wealthy Mr. Ellis, in the belief that he will provide her with social ... See full summary »

Director: B.A. Rolfe | Stars: Olive Tell, Edmund Lowe, Donald Hall, Lucille Lee Stewart

17. The Stolen Triumph (1916)

50 min | Drama

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Director: David Thompson | Stars: Julius Steger, Harry Burkhardt, Clara Whipple, Clara Blandick

18. Marse Covington (1915)

Drama

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Proud Confederate Captain Covington Halliday refuses to allow his daughter Martha to marry Northern lawyer Walter Lewis. As a boy, Covington was given an African American servant named Dan,... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Edward Connelly, Louise Huff, John J. Williams, Lyster Chambers

19. The Cowboy and the Lady (1915)

Western

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Margaret Primrose is not permitted to see Ted North, who loves her, by her father, whom Ted's father ruined. To spite Ted, Primrose forces Margaret to marry Weston, a dissolute young ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Seth Miller Kent, Helen Case, Gertrude Short, Fred Hornby

20. One Million Dollars (1915)

Mystery

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Richard Duvall, a noted English criminologist, while touring in India, saves the life of a Buddhist priest who rewards him with the presentation of a wonderful crystal globe. By gazing in ... See full summary »

Director: John W. Noble | Stars: William Faversham, Henri Bergman, George LeGuere, Mayme Kelso

21. Destiny: or, the Soul of a Woman (1915)

Drama

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Standish, an artist, finishes a painting of the Madonna. His wife, Mary, acted as model, and when the Connoisseur and the Parishioner inspect the picture, the former tells Standish that he ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Emily Stevens, George LeGuere, Walter Hitchcock, Theodore Babcock

22. The Brand of Cowardice (1916)

Drama

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Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Grace Valentine, Robert Cummings, Kate Blancke

Votes: 16

23. My Best Girl (1915)

Comedy, Drama

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Dick Vanderfelt, scion of a wealthy family, is a student at the Stamford University. Deeply in love with Dora, daughter of a chemist, he advances large sums of money to her father in order ... See full summary »

Stars: Max Figman, Lois Meredith, Lawrence Peyton, Richard Rosson

24. Peggy, the Will O' the Wisp (1917)

Drama

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Peggy Desmond, the daughter of an Irish magistrate, loves Captain Neil Dacey, but is pursued by Terence O'Malley, the nephew of Squire O'Malley, a wealthy landowner. Although the squire ... See full summary »

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Mabel Taliaferro, Thomas Carrigan, William J. Gross, Sam J. Ryan

25. The Final Judgment (1915)

Drama

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Actress Jane Carleson has three admirers: Henry Strong (a millionaire), Hamilton Ross (a chemist), and Murray Campbell (a district attorney). When Jane weds Campbell, Ross writes an ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Ethel Barrymore, Beatrice Maude, Mahlon Hamilton, H. Cooper Cliffe

26. Cora (1915)

Drama

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When her mother, the operatic idol of Paris, takes her to the United States and dies, Cora goes to live with Marie, a model for artist George Garnier. Although George is engaged to wealthy ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Emily Stevens, Edwin Carewe, Ethel Stewart, Frank Elliott

27. The Power of Decision (1917)

Drama

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Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Frances Nelson, Richard Tucker, John Davidson, Sally Crute

28. The Claim (1918)

Drama

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"Blackie" Jerome, a gambler, abandons his wife Belle and baby Goldie to marry the wealthy Kate MacDonald. Kate's brother John, having learned about Blackie's wife, kills Blackie just as ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Reicher | Stars: Edith Storey, Wheeler Oakman, Mignon Anderson, Marian Skinner

29. The Flaming Sword (1915)

Drama

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Steve, a young college chap who has been unfortunate in his business career, after a life of dissipation, concludes that life is not worth living and contemplates suicide. Among his ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Middleton | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Jane Grey, Edith Diestel, Mrs. Middleton

30. Rose of the Alley (1916)

Crime, Drama

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When Tom Drogan drunken, wild ways, cause his mother's death, his sister Nell swears to protect and reform him. On the pretext of paying back a gambling debt, Tom brings "Kid" Hogan to the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Horan | Stars: Mary Miles Minter, Danny Hogan, Frederick Heck, Geraldine Berg

31. Sowers and Reapers (1917)

Drama

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Although Earle Courtney has married factory girl Annie Leigh, his millionaire father, Major James Courtney, is determined that Earle will marry the wealthy Ethel Ainsworth. Courtney kidnaps... See full summary »

Director: George D. Baker | Stars: Emmy Wehlen, George Christie, Frank Currier, Peggy Parr

33. The Wager (1916)

Crime, Drama

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Director: George D. Baker | Stars: Emily Stevens, Lyster Chambers, Hugh Jeffrey, Daniel Jarrett

34. The Beautiful Lie (1917)

Drama

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After a brief courtship, Louise Joyce is married to her employer, architect Mortimer Grierson, who soon tires of her and begins to see other women. One night, he comes home drunk and ... See full summary »

Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Frances Nelson, Harry Northrup, Edward Earle, Elsie MacLeod

35. His Father's Son (1917)

Comedy, Drama

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J. Dabney Barron, a college youth, regularly fails in his examinations. His father, in disgust, deprives him of money, and tells him to go to work, betting him $6,000 that he cannot hold a ... See full summary »

Director: George D. Baker | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Irene Howley, Frank Currier, Charles Eldridge

36. The Three of Us (1914)

Drama

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Rhy MacGhesney and her two brothers, Clem and Sonnie, live with their father and servant, Maggie, in a small boom mining town in Colorado. The boom has passed to the camps further on, ... See full summary »

Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Mabel Taliaferro, Creighton Hale, Master Stuart, Edwin Carewe

37. When a Woman Loves (1915)

Drama

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Ruth, a waitress in a cheap restaurant, contributes what she can to the support of her family at home, until the mother's ill health brings the domestic situation to a crisis. Having ... See full summary »

Stars: Emmy Wehlen, Arthur Ashley, Mae Costello, Carlotta De Felice

38. The Millionaire's Double (1917)

Crime, Drama

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Upon finding out his faithless wife has died, millionaire Bide Bennington decides that it is time to return to New York from abroad. He arrives on Christmas Eve, and confronted by his ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Davenport | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Evelyn Brent, Harry Northrup, H.H. Pattee

39. The Right of Way (1915)

Drama

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Snobbish attorney Charles 'Beauty' Steele loses his wife due to his drinking and his airs at the same time that his brother-in-law absconds with funds belonging to one of Steele's clients. ... See full summary »

Director: John W. Noble | Stars: William Faversham, Jane Grey, Edward Brennan, Henri Bergman

40. The Greatest Power (1917)

Drama

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Miriam Monroe and John Conrad are two young scientific workers who, independently of each other, have discovered a chemical called exonite. Miriam discovered it while searching for a cure ... See full summary »

Directors: Edwin Carewe, Edward LeSaint | Stars: Ethel Barrymore, William B. Davidson, Harry Northrup, Frank Currier

41. The Price of Malice (1916)

Drama

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Col. Brendon, Chief of the English Diplomatic office, upon his departure for France, turns the office over to Capt. Mills, with the understanding that Jim Clifford, one of the ablest men in... See full summary »

Director: O.A.C. Lund | Stars: Hamilton Revelle, Barbara Tennant, William B. Davidson, Helen Dunbar

42. Love Without Question (1920)

Mystery, Crime, Horror

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Old Silas Blackburn, a wealthy recluse, lives alone with his butler and his ward Katherine. One night, Katherine discovers Silas murdered in the room where three generations of Blackburns ... See full summary »

Director: B.A. Rolfe | Stars: Olive Tell, James Morrison, Mario Majeroni, Ivo Dawson

43. The Barricade (1917)

Drama

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Unnerved by the superiority of John Cook, the new president of the Securities Company, Wall Street business leader Amos Merrill begins to speculate with the trust funds in his control, ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Mabel Taliaferro, Frank Currier, Clifford Bruce, Robert Rendel

44. Fighting Bob (1915)

Drama

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News of the approaching death of the President of Lorento is received by "Fighting Bob" Rensaler at college in a letter from General Braga, an intimate friend of his deceased father, and ... See full summary »

Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Orrin Johnson, Olive Wyndham, Edward Brennan, Red Wing

45. The Sunbeam (1916)

Drama

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Big-hearted Prue living in the slums, and Danny O'Maddigan, a reformed crook, want to buy a birthday cake for Prue's seventy-five-year-old grandmother. They live across the hall from Ellen ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Mabel Taliaferro, Helen Alexandria, Raymond McKee, Gerald Griffin

46. The Quitter (I) (1916)

Western, Short

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The miners at Paradise Gulch are bored. In a session at the "Three Cheers" saloon, owned by Seth Moore, they decide that the trouble with their existence is the fact that there are no women... See full summary »

Director: Charles Horan | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Marguerite Skirvin, Paul Everton, Charles Prince

47. Somewhere in America (1917)

Drama

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Director: William C. Dowlan | Stars: Thomas Carrigan, Francine Larrimore, Herbert Heyes, Danny Hogan

48. Madonnas and Men (1920)

Drama, History

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In the Roman Coliseum, at the beginning of the Christian era, the Emperor Turnerius, accompanied by his favorite, Nerissa, watches the bestial games in the arena. His son Gordian is asked ... See full summary »

Director: B.A. Rolfe | Stars: Anders Randolf, Edmund Lowe, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Raye Dean

49. The Blindness of Love (1916)

Drama

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Joseph Wilton is a thrifty German and an expert piano maker, who through his industry has built up a small factory and acquired considerable money. His whole life and further ambitions are ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Horan | Stars: Julius Steger, George LeGuere, Grace Valentine, Edgar L. Davenport

50. Dorian's Divorce (1916)

Drama

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Dorian Keene, a broker, who has lost most of his money in Wall Street, and his wife, Florence, dissatisfied with her lot, wants a divorce. Out of his great love for her, Dorian agrees to ... See full summary »

Director: O.A.C. Lund | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Grace Valentine, Edgar L. Davenport, William B. Davidson


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