With Biograph Company (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 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: 37

2. 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, Booboo Stewart, Courtney Gains, Billy Drago

3. 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: 1,727

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: 1,121

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: 1,836

6. 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: 644

7. 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: 658

8. 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: 656

9. 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: 642

10. 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, Peter Cosgrove, Maria Lee Metheringham

11. 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: 893

12. 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: 148

13. 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: 293

14. The Lady and the Mouse (1913)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.9
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The question is, would the young tramp really have fallen in love with the groceryman's daughter if he had not caught her in the heart struggle. Be that as it may, she could not find it in ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Lionel Barrymore, Robert Harron

Votes: 38

15. 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: 438

16. In the Border States (1910)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Drama, War

6.5
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During the Civil War, a father living in a border state leaves to join the Union Army. After he leaves, Confederate troops forage on his property, where a soldier encounters one of his ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Charles Arling, Owen Moore, William J. Butler

Votes: 399

17. Three Friends (1913)

17 min | Western, Short

5.8
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Each night, after the day's work at the factory, the three bachelor friends met and declared anew their attachment over a social glass. They bound themselves to remain thus as long as life ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Blanche Sweet, John Francis Dillon, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 5

18. 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

19. 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: 186

20. The Massacre (1912)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Action, War

6.5
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The story of the massacre of an Indian village, and the ensuing retaliation.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Alfred Paget

Votes: 226

21. 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: 989

22. 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: 57

23. 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: 652

24. 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

25. The House with Closed Shutters (1910)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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During the Civil War a young soldier loses his nerve in battle and runs away to his home to hide; his sister puts on his uniform, takes her brother's place in the battle, and is killed. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Grace Henderson, Dorothy West, Joseph Graybill

Votes: 396

26. The Female of the Species (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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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: 205

27. 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

28. Iola's Promise (1912)

18 min | Short, Romance

5.2
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Iola, the little Indian girl, is held captive by a gang of cutthroats, from whose clutches and abuse she is rescued by Jack Harper, a prospector. She is truly grateful to Jack, for she ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Alfred Paget, Frank Evans, Dorothy Bernard

Votes: 10

29. What the Daisy Said (1910)

16 min | Romance, Short

5.5
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Two sisters want to know whether there is romance in their future. One sister pulls the petals off of a flower, while the other has her fortune told by a gypsy. When the gypsy tells the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Gertrude Robinson, Clara T. Bracy, Kate Bruce

Votes: 129

30. 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: 223

31. The Peachbasket Hat (1909)

7 min | Short, Comedy

6.1
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No more popular fad has ever struck the feminine fancy than the peachbasket hat. This is a creation of headgear that for size outstrips anything yet designed by the disordered mind of the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: John R. Cumpson, Florence Lawrence, Linda Arvidson, Charles Avery

Votes: 7

32. Death's Marathon (1913)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Two business partners pursue the same woman. She accepts the marriage proposal of the irresponsible partner, much to her later regret. He squanders money on gambling, as his interest in her... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall, Walter Miller, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 425

33. The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary (1916)

30 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Edward Dillon | Stars: Reggie Morris, Gertrude Bambrick, Kate Toncray, Dell Henderson

34. The Informer (1912)

18 min | Short, Drama

6.5
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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: 16

35. 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

36. An Indian Summer (1912)

17 min | Short, Romance

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A lonely old widower ( W. Chrystie Miller ) arrives in town and seeks out a pleasant boarding place. The house he selects may be pleasant and homelike, but most of all it is owned by a ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: W. Chrystie Miller, Kate Bruce, Mary Pickford, Mae Marsh

37. Lena and the Geese (1912)

17 min | Romance, Short, Fantasy

6.8
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For reasons of state, the first-born, a baby girl, is sent away and placed in the care of Gretchen, a trusted peasant woman, who is the widowed mother of a little child about the same age. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, J. Jiquel Lanoe, Kate Bruce, Mae Marsh

Votes: 13

38. 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: 245

39. The Canceled Mortgage (1915)

Drama, Short

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Stars: Claire McDowell, Harry Carey, Barney Furey, Zoe Rae

40. The Purgation (1910)

16 min | Drama, Short

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The young man in this Biograph story is one of the many misguided youths, who for the want of healthy moral training, has become a thief. There is something worthy in the boy's nature, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Gertrude Robinson, Clara T. Bracy, William J. Butler, Charles Craig

41. The Woman in Black (I) (1914)

40 min | Short, Drama

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Young gypsy girl Mary, is seduced by the immoral Robert Crane and abandoned. She is exiled from the gypsies and, along with her mother Zenda, known as "The Woman in Black," she vows revenge... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Marston | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Alan Hale, Mrs. Lawrence Marston, Marie Newton

42. His Duty (1909)

5 min | Drama, Short

6.8
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A policeman faces a difficult decision when he finds out that his brother is a thief.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Kate Bruce, Frank Powell, Owen Moore, Robert Harron

Votes: 10

43. 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: 604

44. 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: 446

45. The House of Darkness (1913)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.3
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A potentially violent patient in an insane asylum is calmed when he hears a nurse playing the piano. But shortly afterwards he breaks free, eludes his pursuers, and acquires a gun. He soon ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Claire McDowell, Charles Hill Mailes, Lillian Gish

Votes: 253

46. The Impalement (1910)

16 min | Short, Drama

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Walter Avery is blessed with a most dutiful and loving wife, whose every endeavor and thought is to make him happy, but he being a man of the world, finds domestic life dull, and his wife's... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, Florence Barker, Kate Bruce, Verner Clarges

47. The Violin Maker of Cremona (1909)

10 min | Short, Drama

5.5
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In the little Italian city of Cremona there dwelt Taddeo Ferrari, a violin maker and student of Andrea Amati, the most famous of the craft. Ferrari's pretty daughter, Giannina, was beloved ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Herbert Prior, Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, David Miles

Votes: 66

48. The Cardinal's Conspiracy (1909)

11 min | Drama, Short

4.8
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A royal woman rejects her arranged marriage. The cardinal hatches a plan: the suitor will shave and change clothes. He arranges with 4 clowns to stage an attack on the princess which he ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, Florence Lawrence, Linda Arvidson, Edwin August

Votes: 38

49. The Way of Man (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.2
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A woman is scarred in an accident and refuses to stand in the way of her lover's marriage to another.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence, Mary Pickford, Flora Finch

Votes: 31

50. 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


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