With Biograph Company (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Red Man's View

137 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Pre-production

A Shoshone band who lived in a secluded valley in the 1860's, during the time of the last 'Free' roaming Native Americans in the midst of the American Civil War. They are discovered by a group of Union soldiers and squatters and forced to move from their home. They are moved from valley to valley as the Union takes more and more of their land in a plan to eradicate the country of 'Savages' ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas R. Bond II | Stars: Zahn McClarnon, Billy Drago, Booboo Stewart, Courtney Gains

2. The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A young wife and her musician husband live in poverty in a New York City tenement. The husband's job requires him to go away for for a number of days. On his return, he is robbed by the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Elmer Booth, Lillian Gish, Clara T. Bracy, Walter Miller

Votes: 1,733

3. An Unseen Enemy (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Crime, Short, Thriller

6.7
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The physician's death orphans his two adolescent daughters. Their older brother is able to convert some of the doctor's small estate to cash. But it is late in the day, and with the banks ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Elmer Booth, Robert Harron

Votes: 648

4. Judith of Bethulia (1914)

61 min | Drama

7.2
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A religious woman seeks to save her people from destruction by seducing and murdering the enemy leader, but her plans get complicated once she falls for him.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron

Votes: 1,127

5. A Corner in Wheat (1909)

G | 14 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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An unscrupulous and greedy capitalist speculator decides to corner the wheat market for his own profit, establishing complete control over the markets.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, Grace Henderson, James Kirkwood, Linda Arvidson

Votes: 1,838

6. The New York Hat (1912)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Drama

6.5
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The young village minister was not quite as discreet as he might have been in fulfilling the strange trust left by the dying mother, but it certainly worked for the common good. By the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Charles Hill Mailes, Kate Bruce, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 660

7. The Lonedale Operator (1911)

Unrated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.5
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When her father becomes ill, a young woman takes over the telegraph at a lonely western railroad station. She soon gets word that the next train will deliver the payroll for a mining ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Francis J. Grandon, Wilfred Lucas, Edward Dillon

Votes: 895

8. The Sands of Dee (1912)

17 min | Romance, Short

6.9
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A young girl who lives by the sea with her parents, is the object of one fellows affection. One day she meets a wily artist painting on the beach, he seduces the young girl and gives her a ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Charles Hill Mailes, Grace Henderson

Votes: 51

9. Pippa Passes; or, The Song of Conscience (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.6
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Pippa awakes and faces the world outside with a song. Unknown to her, the music has a healing effect on all who hear her as she passes by.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Gertrude Robinson, George Nichols, Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard

Votes: 54

10. In Old California (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama, History

7.2
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An historical dramatization of a Spanish woman during the reign of Spanish and Mexican owned California in the early 19th century.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Henry B. Walthall

Votes: 38

11. Friends (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Western, Romance

5.6
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The orphan Dora is courted by two different gold miners.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Lionel Barrymore, Harry Carey

Votes: 200

12. The Cricket on the Hearth (1909)

10 min | Short

5.0
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After three years at sea, Edward returns home to find his sweetheart forced into an engagement with a much older man.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Owen Moore, Violet Mersereau, Linda Arvidson, Dorothy West

Votes: 70

13. Enoch Arden: Part I (1911)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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Enoch Arden, a humble fisherman, marries Annie Lee. He signs on as a sailor to make more money to support their growing family. A storm wrecks his ship, but Enoch swims to a deserted island... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Linda Arvidson, Francis J. Grandon, George Nichols

Votes: 247

14. The Female of the Species (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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Four survivors from an abandoned mining town - a married couple, the wife's sister, and a younger woman - are making a desperate trip to safety across the desert. The wife suspects the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Claire McDowell, Mary Pickford, Dorothy Bernard

Votes: 208

15. The Necklace (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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Miss Louise Leroque was one of those charming young ladies, born, as if through an error of destiny, into a family of clerks, and after she married John Kendrick, she suffered an incessant ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Rose King, Herbert Prior, Caroline Harris, Mary Pickford

Votes: 9

16. The Unchanging Sea (1910)

Not Rated | 14 min | Drama, Short

6.4
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In this story set at a seaside fishing village and inspired by a Charles Kingsley poem, a young couple's happy life is turned about by an accident. The husband, although saved from drowning... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Linda Arvidson, Gladys Egan, Mary Pickford

Votes: 493

17. The Sealed Room (1909)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Drama, History

6.1
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A king exacts vengeance upon his faithless mistress and her lover.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Henry B. Walthall, Linda Arvidson

Votes: 606

18. The Mender of Nets (1912)

16 min | Short, Romance

6.2
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A young woman who works mending fishermen's nets is engaged to be married. But her fiancé has an old love who refuses to let him go. Further, his former girlfriend has a brother who is ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Charles West, Mabel Normand, Charles Hill Mailes

Votes: 149

19. The Painted Lady (1912)

Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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A lonely young woman lives with her strict father who forbids her to wear make-up. One day at an ice cream social, she meets a young man you seems interested in her. However, unknown to her... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Madge Kirby, Charles Hill Mailes, Kate Bruce

Votes: 449

20. The Rose of Kentucky (1911)

17 min | Romance, Short

6.7
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A farmer takes in a young orphan after her mother's death and sends her off to school. After she's grown, he encourages her to consider his younger brother as a husband. When the younger ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Marion Sunshine, Charles West, Kate Bruce

Votes: 17

21. The Mothering Heart (1913)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Drama

6.5
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A young couple struggle to get ahead, the wife always assuaging the troubles of her melancholy husband. As he climbs the ladder of success, he abandons the homely values and takes up with ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Miller, Lillian Gish, Kate Bruce, Viola Barry

Votes: 646

22. The Battle (1911)

Not Rated | 19 min | Short, Action, Drama

5.6
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Union soldiers march off to battle amid cheering crowds. After the battle turns against the Union Army, one soldier runs away, hiding in his girlfriend's house. Ashamed of his cowardice, he... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Blanche Sweet, Charles Hill Mailes, Robert Harron

Votes: 224

23. Ramona (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Ramona is a little orphan of the great Spanish household of Moreno. Alessandro, the Indian, arrives at the Camulos ranch with his sheep-shearers, showing his first meeting with Ramona. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Francis J. Grandon, Kate Bruce

Votes: 295

24. The Battle of Elderbush Gulch (1913)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Action, Western

6.3
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The fact that an Indian tribe is eating puppies starts an action packed battle in a western town.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mae Marsh, Leslie Loveridge, Alfred Paget, Robert Harron

Votes: 654

25. The Taming of the Shrew (1908)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Based on Shakespeare's play: Petruchio courts the bad-tempered Katharina, and tries to change her aggressive behavior.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Florence Lawrence, Arthur V. Johnson, Linda Arvidson, Harry Solter

Votes: 77

26. The School Teacher and the Waif (1912)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.6
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Nora, a wild girl who lives with her alcoholic father, is forced to attend school. The untamed girl, who does not know how to socialize, is soon taunted by the other children. She warms ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Edwin August, Mary Pickford, Charles Hill Mailes, Bert Hendler

Votes: 18

27. Brigantia

126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Pre-production

The story of Airell, a Chieftain and Druid Ministre who lives in the last century before Christ during Britain's great ancient civilization, its secret mysteries and magic and a history that has never been told.

Director: Thomas R. Bond II | Stars: James Robinson, Andy Beckwith, Maria Lee Metheringham, Peter Cosgrove

28. The Girl and Her Trust (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.8
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Some tramps assault the telegraph office trying to rob $2000 delivered by train. The telegraphist girl, trying to help, telegraphs the next station and then the men are captured.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dorothy Bernard, Wilfred Lucas, Anthony O'Sullivan, Edwin August

Votes: 991

29. The Sunbeam (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Drama, Short, Romance

6.4
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Set in a tenement boarding house, a lonely confirmed bachelor occupies a room across the hall from a dour spinster. Children run amok in the hallways playing pranks. Believing the bachelor ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Ynez Seabury, Kate Bruce, Claire McDowell, Dell Henderson

Votes: 300

30. The Lonely Villa (1909)

8 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A gang of thieves lure a man out of his home so that they can rob it and threaten his wife and children. The family barricade themselves in an interior room, but the criminals are ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: David Miles, Marion Leonard, Mary Pickford, Gladys Egan

Votes: 659

31. Lime Kiln Club Field Day (1913)

65 min

6.1
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Modeled after a popular collection of stories known as "Brother Gardener's Lime Kiln Club," the plot features three suitors vying to win the hand of the local beauty.

Directors: T. Hayes Hunter, Edwin Middleton | Stars: Bert Williams, Odessa Warren Grey, Wes Jenkins, Tom Brown

Votes: 21

32. The Two Brothers (I) (1910)

17 min | Short, Romance, Western

4.9
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In Camarillo, principality of the Spanish dominion, there lived two brothers, Jose and Manuel. Born in a noble Spanish family and reared by a mother noble in both station and character, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Dell Henderson, Kate Bruce, Marion Leonard

Votes: 17

33. The Informer (1912)

18 min | Short, Drama

6.6
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The young lover leaving home at the opening of the war to join the Confederate Army, tells his brother to take care of his fatherless sweetheart during the perilous times which are to ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Miller, Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Kate Bruce

Votes: 17

34. A Trap for Santa Claus (1909)

Not Rated | 16 min | Drama, Short

5.6
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The children set a trap for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, knowing he has to come through the window because their estate has no chimney. Their father, who abandoned them and his wife before... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Marion Leonard, Gladys Egan, John Tansey

Votes: 191

35. The Country Doctor (1909)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Drama

6.5
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While caring for his sick daughter, a doctor is called away to the sickbed of a neighbor. He finds the neighbor gravely ill, and ignores his wife's pleas to come home and care for his own daughter, who has taken a turn for the worse.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Kate Bruce, Adele DeGarde, Gladys Egan, Rose King

Votes: 439

36. The Red Man's View (1909)

14 min | Short, Western

6.0
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An Indian village is forced to leave its land by white settlers, and must make a long and weary journey to find a new home. The settlers make one young Indian woman stay behind. This woman ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Kate Bruce, Charles Craig, Frank Evans, Edith Haldeman

Votes: 261

37. The Usurer (1910)

Not Rated | 17 min | Drama, Short

5.9
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A wealthy, callous moneylender finds a terrifying way to learn about money's limitations.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Grace Henderson, Mack Sennett, Edward Dillon

Votes: 179

38. The Tourists (1912)

Comedy, Short

5.2
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A party of tourists on their way east across the continent take advantage of the short stop at Albuquerque, New Mexico, to purchase wares of the Indians congregated about the Indian ... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mabel Normand, Charles West, William J. Butler, Grace Henderson

Votes: 47

39. The Burglar's Dilemma (1912)

15 min | Short, Drama

6.3
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In this latter day Cain and Abel story, a jealous brother strikes down his sibling just as a young burglar is about to enter the house. The jealous brother summons police, who then charge ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Henry B. Walthall, Robert Harron, Harry Carey

Votes: 281

40. Through the Breakers (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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A society couple, neglect their young daughter in favor of their social life. When the girl becomes seriously ill, the father realizes the errors of his ways and stays home with her, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: James Kirkwood, Marion Leonard, Adele DeGarde, Kate Bruce

Votes: 7

41. The Mountaineer's Honor (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.4
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A mountain girl is seduced by a traveler from the valley. Her brother tracks the seducer down and kills him. In retaliation, the sheriff captures the brother and prepares to lynch him. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, James Kirkwood, Kate Bruce

Votes: 25

42. Enoch Arden: Part II (1911)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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Annie remains faithful to her husband, Enoch, even though he's been lost at sea for many years. Finally her grown children convince her to marry Philip, her former suitor. Enoch is rescued ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Linda Arvidson, Francis J. Grandon, Robert Harron

Votes: 216

43. The Big Night (1915)

Short, Comedy

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Hubby dodged wifey and went to see the Ginger Girls burlesque. There was a lot of excitement. In the midst of the Dance of the Seven Veils wifey caught up with him and gave the audience ... See full summary »

44. The Miser's Heart (1911)

Not Rated | 18 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Thieves decide to steal the money an old miser has hidden away. He refuses to open the safe for them, so they threaten to kill a girl who lives in his building.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Linda Arvidson, Lionel Barrymore, William J. Butler, Donald Crisp

Votes: 183

45. His Trust: The Faithful Devotion and Self-Sacrifice of an Old Negro Servant (1911)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Drama, War

5.2
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A Confederate officer is called off to war. He leaves his wife and daughter in the care of George, his faithful Negro servant. After the officer is killed in an exciting battle sequence, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Dell Henderson, Claire McDowell, Edith Haldeman

Votes: 455

46. For His Son (1912)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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A father, anxious for his son's financial well being, develops a special soda pop called Dopokoke which is laced with cocaine. Dopokoke is advertised as relief "for that tired feeling." The... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles Hill Mailes, Charles West, Blanche Sweet, Dorothy Bernard

Votes: 302

47. The Renunciation (1909)

11 min | Short

5.0
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Two miners are fighting over a woman, and one is about to murder the other in his sleep. At the critical moment, the woman introduces her fiancé from the city.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Anthony O'Sullivan, James Kirkwood, Harry Solter

Votes: 66

48. Lines of White on a Sullen Sea (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

7.5
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Soon after their engagement, Bill goes to sea, and Emily vows to stay true until his return. Unknown to her, Bill marries another woman from a different port. Emily waits faithfully for six... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Linda Arvidson, George Nichols, James Kirkwood, Kate Bruce

Votes: 29

49. So Near, Yet So Far (1912)

17 min | Romance, Short

6.3
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A very pretty girl, is always surrounded by many male admirers, much to the dismay of one very shy fellow, who never can get a chance to speak with her. One day the girl visits a friend in ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Miller, Mary Pickford, Robert Harron, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 58

50. Life of Villa (1912)

Documentary, War

7.5
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Although some scenes were re-enacted after the fact, this is a real documentary on the struggle of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to overthrow dictator Porfirio Díaz . Directors Christy... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Pancho Villa, Don Luis Terrazas

Votes: 15


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