With Kalem Company (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Ben Hur (1907)

15 min | Short, Drama

5.2
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The scene opens with an assembly of citizens who are harangued by one of their number, whose words have great weight with the crowd, and their attitude of approval shows that Roman misrule ... See full summary »

Directors: Sidney Olcott, Frank Oakes Rose | Stars: Gene Gauntier, Harry T. Morey, William S. Hart, Herman Rottger

Votes: 527

2. 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: 412

3. The Hazards of Helen (1914)

1,428 min | Action

6.9
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Directors: J. Gunnis Davis, J.P. McGowan, Robert G. Vignola, Helen Holmes, Paul Hurst, Leo D. Maloney | Stars: Helen Holmes, Helen Gibson, J.P. McGowan, Ethel Clisbee

Votes: 73

4. The Boer War (1914)

Drama

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The Lamberts give a charity ball for the benefit of the Widows' and Orphans' Fund. Captain Doane is among the guests. The young officer is in love with Jane, the general's daughter. During ... See full summary »

Director: George Melford | Stars: Edward Clisbee, Jane Wolfe, Marin Sais, William Brunton

5. The Wild Engine (1915)

Short, Thriller

6.4
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Helen, informed of the danger which menaces an excursion train because another engine on the same track is running wild, mounts a motorcycle and speeds down the track to warn the passengers... See full summary »

Director: J.P. McGowan | Stars: Helen Holmes, Leo D. Maloney, Rex Downs, Jack Hoxie

Votes: 53

6. Humpty Dumpty Circus (1898)

Animation, Short, Comedy

6.2
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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: 8

7. A Daughter's Sacrifice (1912)

Drama, Family, Short

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Old Tom Wells is a victim of drink and is unable to pay the rent when Steve, the young landlord, appears on the scene. Steve's stormy interview is broken by the appearance of Alice, Tom's ... See full summary »

Director: Edmund Lawrence | Stars: Tom Moore, Alice Joyce, Stuart Holmes, Hazel Neason

8. Robin Hood (1908)

Short, Drama

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9. The Vampire (I) (1913)

38 min | Drama, Short

6.9
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Harold is ensnared by the wiles of Sybil, an adventuress. The boy forgets Helen, his country sweetheart. Sybil's influence over him is so evil that he can no longer apply himself to his ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Harry F. Millarde, Marguerite Courtot, Alice Hollister, Henry Hallam

Votes: 14

10. The Black Crook (1916)

Fantasy, Drama

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Amina loves Rudolph and turns the powerful Count Wolfenstein down when he proposes to her. In a jealous rage, Wolfenstein throws Rudolph into a dungeon. Meanwhile, Hertzog, "The Black Crook... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Edward P. Sullivan, Gladys Coburn, Roland Bottomley, Henry Hallam

11. The Secret of the Will (1914)

Short, Drama

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Moore learns that he and his cousin, Lane, have each inherited one-half of their uncle's fortune. According to the will, each must have a child of his own or adopt one. Moore, childless, ... See full summary »

Stars: William J. Dunn, Anna Q. Nilsson, Walter Hitchcock, Charles King

12. The Railway Mail Clerk (1910)

Short, Western

4.2
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Votes: 5

13. Nina o' the Theatre (1914)

Short, Drama

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Nina secures a position with a theatrical company through Paul's influence. The two fall in love and become engaged. Paul is stricken with an illness which necessitates expensive treatment.... See full summary »

Director: Kenean Buel | Stars: Alice Joyce, Tom Moore, Jere Austin, Harry F. Millarde

14. Henry Hudson (1908)

Short, Drama

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A guy named Henry who is going against war for the guys who shipwrecked him.

Director: Sidney Olcott

15. The Octoroon (1913)

30 min | Short, Drama

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In the period before the Civil War, a young man returns to his hometown of New Orleans after having been gone for a long time. He soon meets and falls in love with an "octoroon", a young ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Guy Coombs, Marguerite Courtot, Alice Joyce, Robert G. Vignola

16. The Confederate Ironclad (1912)

Unrated | 16 min | Drama, War, Short

6.1
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Lieutenant Yancey's southern sweetheart, Rose, is jealous of Elinor, a northern girl, who is visiting her aunt Mary de Lane. This jealousy is excited by an invitation which Yancey receives ... See full summary »

Director: Kenean Buel | Stars: Guy Coombs, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hal Clements, Miriam Cooper

Votes: 187

17. Chest of Fortune (1914)

Drama, Short

4.4
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Hard pressed by the Federal troops, Morgan and his men flee across the bridge. Just before the pursuers come in sight one of Morgan's telegraphers taps the telegraph wires suspended ... See full summary »

Stars: Jere Austin, John Mackin, George Hollister Jr., James B. Ross

Votes: 5

18. Molly Pitcher (I) (1911)

Short, Drama

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Hayes, the gunner, while fighting at the battle of Monmouth, is wounded and his wife takes his place. After the battle the Continentals capture a foraging Hessian. Molly suggests a plan to ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Anna Q. Nilsson, Guy Coombs

19. The Chinese Death Thorn (1913)

Short, Drama

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Martin Avery, opium fiend and member of the Chinese crime syndicate, leaves Mildred Dearborn, daughter of the banker, from the clutches of Moi Ling. The Chinaman is the head of the crime ... See full summary »

Director: George Melford | Stars: William H. West, George Melford, Edward Clisbee, George A. Williams

20. Captured by Bedouins (1912)

Adventure, Short

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An American officer disguises himself as an Arab in order to rescue an American woman kidnapped by Arab tribesmen.

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: J.P. McGowan, Gene Gauntier, J.J. Clark, Robert G. Vignola

21. The Moth and the Star (1916)

Short, Drama

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Director: James W. Horne | Stars: True Boardman, Marin Sais, Paul Hurst, Edward Clisbee

22. Our New Minister (1913)

Short, Drama

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Lem Ransom, the village drunkard, steals the Widow Huggins' bonds while under the influence of liquor, at the instigation of Hannibal Chapman, an unscrupulous lawyer. After taking the ... See full summary »

Director: Kenean Buel | Stars: Tom Moore, Alice Joyce, Henry Hallam, Helen Lindroth

23. The Escape on the Fast Freight (1915)

13 min | Short, Thriller

6.6
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Two yeggmen hold up Helen, on night duty at Ferndale, lock her in a closet, and escape. Later, standing on a bridge over the freight yards, Helen sees the two bandits aboard an outgoing ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Hurst | Stars: Helen Holmes, Leo D. Maloney, J. Gunnis Davis, George A. Williams

Votes: 42

24. Uncle Tom's Cabin (II) (1913)

Drama, Short

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Uncle Tom and Eliza's child are sold to Haley, a slave dealer. When Eliza learns that her son is to be taken from her, she steals the boy and runs away. Her flight is discovered. The slave ... See full summary »

Directors: Kenean Buel, Sidney Olcott | Stars: Henry Hallam, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hal Clements, Mary Swigert

25. The Colleen Bawn (I) (1911)

Drama, Thriller, Short

4.8
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A young Irish boy has fallen in love with a poor girl and wants to marry her, but his mother will stop at nothing, including murder, to see that he marries his rich cousin.

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Gene Gauntier, J.P. McGowan, Sidney Olcott, J.J. Clark

Votes: 20

26. Mysteries of the Grand Hotel (1915)

Mystery, Thriller

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A series of 12 2-reel mystery thrillers, each story complete in itself. Episode titles: #1: The Strangler's Cord (1915); #2: The Disappearing Necklace (1915); #3: The Secret Code (1915); #4... See full summary »

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Marin Sais, Charles Cummings, True Boardman, William H. West

27. The No-Account Count (1914)

Short, Comedy

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Melinda is so homely that Hardup finds it impossible to land a husband for her. With the arrival in America of the Count De Bluffe, Hardup invites the man to call. Melinda is sent to a ... See full summary »

Director: Albert W. Hale | Stars: John E. Brennan, Fred Hornby, John Rand, Ethel Teare

28. A Lad from Old Ireland (1910)

12 min | Drama, Short

4.8
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A boy from Ireland comes to America and makes good, but he doesn't forget the poverty he left behind. He returns to rescue his sweetheart just as her family is about to be evicted from their land.

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Sidney Olcott, Gene Gauntier, Thomas O'Connor, Arthur Donaldson

Votes: 151

29. The Tempest (1905)

2 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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Shipwreck scene from 'His Majesty's Theatre' production.

Directors: Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Charles Urban

Votes: 7

30. The Vampire's Trail (1914)

Drama, Short

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With the birth of her son, Laura's affection for her husband is submerged in her mother-love for the child. Deprived of his wife's companionship, Horace drifts away from her. The man falls ... See full summary »

Directors: T. Hayes Hunter, Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Alice Joyce, Tom Moore, Alice Hollister, Harry F. Millarde

31. The Confederate Spy (1910)

Short, Drama, War

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A story of the Civil War. Scene I: John Ward's Bride. The Home Coming. It is the early summer of 1857. Assembled along the path leading down from the broad verandas of comfortable old ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Star: Gene Gauntier

32. Don Caesar de Bazan (1915)

Adventure

7.0
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Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Lawson Butt, Alice Hollister, Helen Lindroth, John Mackin

Votes: 7

33. The Street Singer (1912)

Drama, Short

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Our story opens with a scene on Fifth Avenue, New York, in the neighborhood of 34th Street, where a small crowd is gathered about Papita, a little street singer, who stands holding her ... See full summary »

Director: Edmund Lawrence | Stars: Alice Joyce, Earle Foxe, Mayme Kelso, Adelaide Lawrence

34. The Lone Point Mystery (1916)

Short, Thriller

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Director: Walter Morton | Stars: Helen Gibson, George Routh, Scott Pembroke, George A. Williams

35. A Bushranger at Bay (1915)

Short, Drama

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Director: James W. Horne | Stars: True Boardman, Marin Sais, Paul Hurst, Thomas G. Lingham

36. The Sea Wolf (1907)

Short, Drama

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37. Talcum Powder (1913)

Documentary, Short

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The dainty tin of talcum powder on milady's dresser has an interesting history. This feature takes the photoplay patron on a tour through mine and mill, which reveals every step of the ... See full summary »

38. The Taking of Stingaree (1915)

Short, Drama

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Director: James W. Horne | Stars: True Boardman, Marin Sais, Paul Hurst, Thomas G. Lingham

39. The Rogue Syndicate (1915)

Short, Action, Adventure

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Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Richard Purdon, Edward Roseman, Phil Hardy

40. The Secret Message (1915)

Short, Action, Adventure

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Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Bradley Barker, Richard Purdon, Henry A. Barrows

41. The Haunting Fear (1915)

Short, Drama, Horror

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Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Alice Hollister, Harry F. Millarde, Anna Q. Nilsson, Robert Walker

42. The Key to a Fortune (1915)

Short, Action, Adventure

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Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Richard Purdon, Bradley Barker, William Sherwood

43. A Voice in the Wilderness (1915)

Short, Drama

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Director: James W. Horne | Stars: True Boardman, Marin Sais, Paul Hurst, Ollie Kirby

44. The Mogul Mountain Mystery (1917)

Short, Thriller

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Bert Morgan and "Squint" Booth are freight agents for rival railroads concerned in getting the contract for hauling the gold ore produced by the Mogul Mountain mine. The contract finally ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Morton | Stars: Helen Gibson, Scott Pembroke, George Routh, William J. Burns

45. The Kidnapped Heiress (1915)

Short, Action, Adventure

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Awakened, Marguerite sees an intruder rifling her jewel case. Flooding the room with light, the heiress discovers the thief to be Frances, her maid. Bursting into tears, Frances informs ... See full summary »

Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Richard Purdon, Helen Lindroth, Frank Holland

46. The Veiled Princess (1915)

Short, Action, Adventure

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Hal, who loves Marguerite, finds a rival in Durbar, a mystic at the head of a religious cult, who seeks to induce the heiress to become its priestess. The air of mystery surrounding the ... See full summary »

Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Richard Purdon, F.B. Vernoy, Walter McEwen

47. The Ancient Coin (1915)

Short, Action, Adventure

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Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Richard Purdon, Bradley Barker, Edwin Brandt

48. The Spy's Ruse (1915)

Short, Action, Adventure

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Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Richard Purdon, Bradley Barker, R.A. Bennett

49. The Egyptian Mummy (1913)

Comedy, Short

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Prof. Howe knows more about antiques than he does about love affairs and consequently he declares that Dick, his daughter's sweetheart, is a nuisance. Howe purchases an ancient Egyptian ... See full summary »

Director: Pat Hartigan | Stars: John E. Brennan, Ruth Roland, Marshall Neilan

50. The Oriental's Plot (1915)

Short, Action, Adventure

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Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Richard Purdon, Bradley Barker, A. Lever


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