With Société Française des Films Éclair (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Copper Beeches (1912)

25 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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An adaptation of the Sherlock Holmes story about a father trying to gain control of his daughter's inheritance does not include Watson.

Director: Adrien Caillard | Star: Georges Tréville

Votes: 43

2. Dr. Goudron's System (1913)

15 min | Horror, Short

5.4
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Adapted from a one-act Grand Guignol play based on Edgar Allan Poe's short story 'The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether', the film portrays a visitor to an insane asylum where it ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Henri Gouget, Henry Roussel, Renée Sylvaire, Bahier

Votes: 5

3. The Musgrave Ritual (1912)

18 min | Short, Mystery

5.1
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The strained expression on the face of one maid servant in a group of six, gives to the mind of Sherlock Holmes, the master of all detectives, the clue to the unraveling of this remarkable ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Tréville | Stars: Georges Tréville, Mr. Moyse

Votes: 24

4. Mères françaises (1917)

Drama, War

6.0
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A mother loses first her son and then her husband in the trenches of France during the First World War. She devotes herself to the French cause and to helping those wounded in the war.

Directors: René Hervil, Louis Mercanton | Stars: Sarah Bernhardt, Berthe Jalabert, Gabriel Signoret, Jean Signoret

Votes: 20

5. Silver Blaze (1912)

Short, Mystery

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Silver Blaze was the favorite. And a beautiful piece of horseflesh she was. Colonel Ross was expecting a lot from this wonderful animal on Derby Day. And then came despair. Early in the ... See full summary »

Director: Adrien Caillard | Stars: Georges Tréville, Mr. Moyse

6. The Broken Friendship (1910)

Short, Drama

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Jack and Gaspard, two firm friends, are looking for work in the harvest field and are directed by a pretty country girl, whom they meet in the meadows, to her father's farm, where they are ... See full summary »

7. Zigomar (1911)

Short

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A sensational detective story, founded on the romance of Leon Sazie. The noted criminal who terrorized all Europe is shown in these three Zigomar reels in a dramatic and intense struggle ... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Charles Krauss, Alexandre Arquillière, André Liabel, Attilio Maffei

8. Monsieur Lecoq (1914)

Mystery

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Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Harry Baur, Maurice de Féraudy, Charles Krauss, Jules Mondos

9. The Sparrow (1914)

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Mafflu, the old clown, out walking is greatly surprised to see a baby girl, fast asleep, holding in her hand a chunk of bread, at which a large number of sparrows are pecking. Mafflu ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Polaire, Henry Roussel, Renée Sylvaire, Caesar

11. Restitution (1913)

Short, Drama

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Having lost his fortune, Emile Marval went to America to regain it and left his son, Robert, then a young boy, in the care of his old friend, Duschesne, a notary. Several months after ... See full summary »

Stars: Edmond Duquesne, André Liabel, Renée Sylvaire, Bahier

12. Balaoo (1913)

24 min | Short, Horror

5.7
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An ape, turned near human by Dr. Coriolis and given the name 'Balaoo', is smitten by the beauty of Coriolis' niece, Madeleine. Being inquisitive, though, he runs off, getting into mischief,... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Lucien Bataille, Camille Bardou, Henri Gouget, Madeleine Grandjean

Votes: 13

13. The Exiled Mother (1910)

Short, Drama

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Dr. Moreau admits to his home very frequently, a certain Mr. Bridaux, an inveterate gambler, who is pursued by his creditors, even in the house of his friends. While paying one of his ... See full summary »

14. The Speckled Band (1912)

Short, Mystery

6.0
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Director: Adrien Caillard | Stars: Georges Tréville, Mr. Moyse

Votes: 6

15. King Philip the Fair and the Templars (1910)

Short, Drama

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King Philip the Fair is much annoyed; he has received a writing from Jacques Morley, Grand Master of the Order of the Knights Templar, stating that the Supreme Council of the Templars is ... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Georges Saillard, Raoul d'Auchy, Renée Bailly, Germaine Dermoz

16. Macbeth (1915)

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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Stars: Séverin-Mars, Georgette Leblanc

17. Fauvette (1918)

Drama, Romance

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Director: Gérard Bourgeois | Stars: Zany Miéris, Joffre, Jacques Normand, Henry Bender

18. Zigomar contre Nick Carter (1912)

18 min | Short

6.8
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Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Alexandre Arquillière, Charles Krauss, André Liabel, Josette Andriot

Votes: 10

19. Bandits en automobile - Épisode 1: La bande de l'auto grise (1912)

Short, Thriller

6.4
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Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Josette Andriot, Henri Gouget, Camille Bardou, Karlmos

Votes: 14

20. Casimir gentleman-pickpocket (1913)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Romeo Bosetti | Star: Lucien Bataille

21. In Search of the Castaways (1914)

55 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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As Lord Glenarvan and his wife, Lady Helena, are cruising in their yacht, "Duncan," off the coast of their native land, Scotland, the crew harpoons an immense whale which discloses when it ... See full summary »

Directors: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset, Henry Roussel, Joseph Faivre | Stars: Josette Andriot, Denise Maural, Michel Gilbert, Pierre Delmonde

Votes: 13

22. A Pirate's Honor (1908)

Short, Adventure

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A French sea captain insults the honor of a young pirate's sweetheart. As you may expect, there will be repercussions.

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Star: Charles Krauss

23. Funnicus Is Tired of Life (1912)

Short, Comedy

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Funnicus was too proud to bear the humiliations attached to an empty pocketbook, and therefore decided to put an end to his troubles, by killing himself. He then reviewed in his mind, one ... See full summary »

Director: Romeo Bosetti | Star: Paul Bertho

24. Le capitaine noir (1917)

Drama

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Director: Gérard Bourgeois | Stars: René d'Auchy, Jean-Marie de l'Isle, Nadette Darson, Gilbert Dalleu

25. Zigomar - the Black Scourge - Episode 1 (1913)

54 min | Action, Thriller

5.8
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Paulin Broquet, the great Parisian detective, has brought the notorious bandit, Zigomar, to justice. Determined not to let the law punish him, he had taken poison in the Hall of Justice. ... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Alexandre Arquillière, André Liabel, Attilio Maffei, Josette Andriot

Votes: 10

27. The Magnetic Squirt (1909)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Georges Hatot

28. Protéa (1913)

50 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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A female spy, Protéa, embarks on a dangerous mission to retrieve a document treaty.

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Josette Andriot, Lucien Bataille, Charles Krauss, Henri Gouget

Votes: 25

30. Les Indes noires (1917)

Short, Adventure

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Director: Michel Verne

31. Every Age Has Its Troubles (1908)

Short, Drama

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Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

33. Echinoderms (The Starfish) (1913)

Documentary, Short

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Sea urchins, Holothuroidea and star fish are the most common species of the genus Echinoderms. The first two varieties are edible, and much esteemed by epicureans. All varieties are small ... See full summary »

34. Picturesque Portugal (1912)

Documentary, Short

5.0
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Votes: 5

35. The Blonde Lady (1914)

Short

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Director: Charles Maudru | Stars: Henry Roussel, André Liabel, Ève Francis, Emmy Lynn

36. Docteur Phantom - Épisode 1: A Sister's Sin (1910)

Short

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Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

37. Prague, the Beautiful (1911)

Documentary, Short

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Beautiful Prague appears in this film to us in a most realistic way. Here a train comes across the city itself, the celebrated City Hall clock, made in 1490 by Master Hames is before us, we... See full summary »

38. Funnicus, the Celebrated Artist (1912)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Romeo Bosetti | Star: Paul Bertho

39. The Beryl Coronet (1912)

Short, Mystery

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A torn piece of cloth hanging on a nail proved the undoing of Moriarty. Sherlock Holmes' keen methods and his daring actions, when convinced that he is on the right trail, have unraveled ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Tréville | Stars: Georges Tréville, Mr. Moyse

41. The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1913)

Crime

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A reminiscence of her act ten years ago, recalling how she had secretly married Jean Roussel, flashes through the mind of Mathilda, daughter of Professor Stangerson, when her father asks ... See full summary »

Director: Emile Chautard | Stars: Jean Garat, Laurence Duluc, Paul Escoffier, Marcel Simon

42. L'ombre du passé (1916)

Drama

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Director: Gérard Bourgeois | Star: Paul Hubert

43. L'amour vainqueur (1910)

Short

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Director: Léonce Perret

44. The Little Blind Girl (1910)

Short, Drama

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Aunt Luzanne, after her sister's death, has taken care of her little niece, a poor blind girl; in fact, she has become a second mother to the stricken child. Good-hearted Luzanne secretly ... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Maria Fromet, Renée Pré, Émile Keppens, Henri Gouget

45. Marriage in the Stars (1911)

Short, Drama

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Pretty Jeanne Debray is in love with her cousin Raymond; gentle Mrs. Debray favors the attachment, but Mr. Debray, suddenly becoming aware of the truth, drives Raymond from the house. ... See full summary »

Director: Emile Chautard | Stars: Suzanne Goldstein, Gilbert Dalleu, Alice Lody, Geo Leclercq

46. The Sorceress of the Strand (1910)

Short, Fantasy

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A fisher lad and his sweetheart are love-making, and on their way home they meet an old and ugly woman, whom the lad roughly pushes aside, laughing scornfully at the terrible curses which ... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Eugénie Nau, Émile Keppens, Gilbert Dalleu, Marie Berthe

47. The Banker (1908)

Short

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Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Star: Pierre Bressol

48. Mathilde (1913)

Short, Drama, Romance

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Owing to his gambling proclivities, Viscount de Lancry is reduced to a state of absolute penury. Mathilde, a niece Mme. De Rochegune, is courted by the Viscount and Chevalier Lugarto. She ... See full summary »

Director: Emile Chautard | Stars: Renée Sylvaire, Henry Roussel, Henri Gouget

49. The Legend of the Eagle (1911)

Short, Drama

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This film, enhanced by beautiful landscape where the action runs, is of a remarkable quality. It shows with perfection an emotional episode of the wars of the First Empire, showing what ... See full summary »

Director: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Edmond Duquesne, Josette Andriot, André Liabel, Jacques Faure

50. An Accursed Inheritance (1911)

Short, Drama

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Morin, an honest workingman, is addicted to liquor. Truly, his wife is the one who suffers. The latter has brought up their son Marcel, who very soon becomes an able engineer. His employer ... See full summary »

Directors: Emile Chautard, Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset | Stars: Edmond Duquesne, Suzanne Revonne, Marcel Deschamps, Emile Chautard


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