With Edison Company (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Yarn of the Nancy Belle (1912)

Comedy, Short

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The story begins by the finding of an elderly naval man by a traveler, and the former's recital of the verse, "Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And a ... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Miller | Stars: Marc McDermott, William Wadsworth, William Bechtel, Charles Ogle

2. Friday the 13th (1911)

Comedy, Short

6.4
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Mr. Gayton is given tickets for the theater. He hurries to his suburban home. In his hurry to adorn himself in sartorial habiliments, he forgets the tickets. He rushes back, and when he ... See full summary »

Stars: William Bechtel, Miriam Nesbitt, Marie Tener

Votes: 37

3. What Happened to Mary (II) (1912)

Action, Short, Thriller

6.9
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The forerunner of all serials, What Happened to Mary was a series of twelve monthly one reel episodes, each a complete entity in itself, revolving its immediate dramatic and melodramatic ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Mary Fuller, Marc McDermott, Charles Ogle, Barry O'Moore

Votes: 7

4. The Passer-By (1912)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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A stranger is invited to a bachelor dinner, where he tells the story of his life.

Director: Oscar Apfel | Stars: George Lessey, Miriam Nesbitt, Marc McDermott, Guy Hedlund

Votes: 88

5. The Unbeliever (1918)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, War

6.1
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A wealthy young American, bred to class distinction and racial intolerance, enters the Marines during the First World War. In the course of his training and his experiences in the trenches ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, Erich von Stroheim, Kate Lester

Votes: 90

6. The Land Beyond the Sunset (1912)

Unrated | 14 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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A young boy, opressed by his mother, goes on an outing in the country with a social welfare group where he dares to dream of a land where the cares of his ordinary life fade.

Director: Harold M. Shaw | Stars: Martin Fuller, Mrs. William Bechtel, Walter Edwin, Ethel Jewett

Votes: 589

7. The Three Musketeers: Part 2 (1911)

Short, Drama

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D'Artagnan having discovered that the girl he has rescued on his way to Paris is none other than the Queen's confidante, Constance, loses little time in becoming better acquainted. The ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Sydney Booth, Herbert Delmar, Jack Chagnon, Harold M. Shaw

8. With the Eyes of the Blind (1913)

Drama, Short

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John McLane has, by his operations on Wall Street, almost ruined James Horton. McLane is very hard in business matters. Horton comes to his house to plead with him but he refuses to see him... See full summary »

Director: Walter Edwin | Stars: Charles Ogle, Mary Fuller, Robert Brower, William West

9. The Crime of Carelessness (1912)

14 min | Drama, Short

5.3
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Mr. Waters, the owner of a large woolen mill, is careless about having the fire exits kept clear. The factory inspector listens to Mr. Waters' promise to right matters and does not report ... See full summary »

Director: Harold M. Shaw | Stars: Bigelow Cooper, Mabel Trunnelle, Austin Conroy, Barry O'Moore

Votes: 43

10. Nursery Favorites (1913)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

6.1
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Director: Allen Ramsey | Stars: George Ballard, Viola Dana, Edna Flugrath, Robert Lett

Votes: 35

11. Vanity Fair (1915)

Drama

5.9
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Directors: Charles Brabin, Eugene Nowland | Stars: Minnie Maddern Fiske, Shirley Mason, Yale Benner, Helen Fulton

Votes: 7

12. The Dinosaur and the Missing Link: A Prehistoric Tragedy (1915)

5 min | Comedy, Short, Animation

6.1
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Three cavemen court Miss Araminta Rockface. She favors the one who apparently slew the Missing Link ... but a dinosaur did the deed.

Director: Willis H. O'Brien

Votes: 235

13. Jack's Joke (1913)

6 min | Short, Comedy

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In an upper class home, two gentlemen discuss meeting the young lady who lives there. The shorter of the two, "Jack," plays a prank on his friend by telling him she's hard of hearing and he... See full summary »

Director: Allen Ramsey | Stars: Edward Boulden, Arthur Housman, Cora Williams, Alice Washburn

14. The Ghost of Granleigh (1913)

Drama, Short

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Once upon a time, a man married a beautiful woman, and then neglected her. Beautiful women cannot live without attention, and the Other Man came into the story. When the beautiful woman ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Ben F. Wilson, Laura Sawyer, Bigelow Cooper, Yale Benner

15. The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter (1912)

Short, Drama

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The old keeper of the lighthouse and his daughter have lived together peacefully year after year tending the lights on St. David's Island. The old man has come to believe that his ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Charles Sutton, Laura Sawyer, Ben F. Wilson, William R. Randall

16. A Message to Garcia (1916)

War

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Director: Richard Ridgely | Stars: Mabel Trunnelle, Robert Conness, Herbert Prior, Robert Kegerreis

17. The Black Arrow (1911)

Short, Drama

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Sir Daniel Brackley attempts to force his ward, Joanna, to marry Lord Shoreby, but receiving news of an impending battle, is obliged to hurry to the front. To prevent Joanna's escaping him,... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Apfel | Stars: Charles Ogle, Nathalie Jerome, Harold M. Shaw, Edgar L. Davenport

18. Cartoons on Tour (1915)

Animation, Comedy, Short

5.1
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A father and daughter each enjoy their printed "Grouch Chaser" cartoons, which come to life for the audience. Meanwhile, the daughter is secretly planning to elope.

Director: Raoul Barre | Stars: Maxine Brown, William Chalfin, Johnnie Walker

Votes: 42

19. The Magic Skin (1915)

Drama, History

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Director: Richard Ridgely | Stars: Everett Butterfield, Mabel Trunnelle, Bigelow Cooper, Frank A. Lyons

20. Children of Eve (1915)

73 min | Drama

6.5
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Director: John H. Collins | Stars: Viola Dana, Robert Conness, Tom Blake, Nellie Grant

Votes: 62

21. The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1913)

Short, Drama

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The familiar story of the piper whose charmed notes enticed the rats of Hamelin into the river Weser, and the children of the village into the heart of a mountain, has been told in a ... See full summary »

Director: George Lessey | Stars: Herbert Prior, Robert Brower, Mary Fuller, Miriam Nesbitt

22. Clothes Make the Man (1915)

Comedy, Short

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Harold sends his only pants to be pressed. Meanwhile a fire breaks out in his apartment building. Harold's rival arrives in time to climb into his window for a rescue, but Harold knocks him... See full summary »

Director: Will Louis | Stars: Raymond McKee, Yale Benner, Jean Dumar, Oliver Hardy

23. The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (1914)

Short, Drama

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Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Augustus Phillips, Carlton S. King, Harry Linson, Yale Benner

24. It Is Never Too Late to Mend (1913)

Drama, Short

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The village Squire with designs on a village maiden has her suitor falsely imprisoned. " Charles Reade who wrote this book in 1856 so exposed the prevailing conditions in English prisons ... See full summary »

Director: Charles M. Seay | Stars: Walter Edwin, Wyatt Burns, Mary Fuller, John Sturgeon

25. Treasure Island (1912)

Short, Adventure

4.7
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The story is almost too well known to need repetition; how old Captain Billy Bones, with his scars and his oaths had secured within his old sea chest the map and chart of Treasure Island ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Addison Rothermel, Laura Sawyer, Ben F. Wilson, Richard Neill

Votes: 7

26. Rorke's Drift (1914)

Short, Drama, War

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In Rorke's Drift in 1879, eighty men, under Lieutenants Chard and Bromhead, of the British army, were attacked by four thousand Zulus, and held their pitifully weak position despite the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Ridgely | Star: Richard Tucker

27. The Star Spangled Banner (1911)

Short, Drama

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We are shown the spirit of the time of eighteen hundred and twelve, and here we are introduced to Dr. Beanes and his family; their friendship for the young loyal Key and the doctor's ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Guy Coombs, Sydney Booth, Mary Fuller, Gladys Hulette

28. The First Settler's Story (1912)

Drama, Short

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This tale is filled with human love and tenderness of the hearty frontier man for his girl wife and shows the tender struggle of the woman to be a helpmate to the man she has followed into ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: James Gordon, Laura Sawyer

29. Mary Stuart (1913)

Short, Drama

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The beautiful and much loved Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, is one of the most unfortunate and sympathetic characters in history. Born in Scotland, educated at the court of Francis II of ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Edwin | Stars: Mary Fuller, Richard Neill, Elizabeth Miller, Wallace Scott

30. The Guilty Party (1912)

Short, Drama

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Big Bill, a lumberman in the Maine woods, gets into a violent argument with the foreman over money matters and in the quarrel which develops, knocks him down. The foreman, in falling, has ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Apfel | Stars: Guy Hedlund, George Lessey, Miriam Nesbitt, Harold M. Shaw

31. A Christmas Accident (1912)

Not Rated | 15 min | Drama, Short

6.4
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The Giltons are next door neighbors to the Biltons. The houses are exactly alike and adjoin each other; the back yards are even unseparated by a fence. Gilton is a crabbed old money-maker ... See full summary »

Director: Harold M. Shaw | Stars: William Wadsworth, Mrs. William Bechtel, Augustus Phillips, Ida Williams

Votes: 162

32. Martin Chuzzlewit (1912)

Drama, Short

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Some very greedy and selfish relatives are all after the failing old Martin Chuzzlewit's money. He is surrounded by all these sycophantic relatives that he truly despises whilst ill, each ... See full summary »

Directors: Oscar Apfel, J. Searle Dawley | Stars: George Lessey, Bessie Learn, Guy Hedlund, Harold M. Shaw

33. Friends, Romans and Leo (1917)

12 min | Short

5.0
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Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: William Fables, Juanita Fletcher, Harry McDonough, Raymond McKee

Votes: 11

34. A Moment of Madness (1914)

Short, Drama

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Director: Langdon West | Stars: Edward Earle, Gertrude McCoy, Kate Jordan, Mabel Dwight

35. Santa Claus vs. Cupid (1915)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Drama, Romance

4.9
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A desperate man and two romantic rivals encounter one another at a Christmas party.

Director: Will Louis | Stars: Raymond McKee, Billy Casey, Guido Colucci, Edith Wright

Votes: 94

36. R.F.D. 10,000 B.C. (1916)

10 min | Animation, Short, Romance

6.0
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Two prehistoric suitors, one a mailman, compete for the affections of a prehistoric maiden and a dinosaur.

Director: Willis H. O'Brien

Votes: 108

37. How the Hungry Man Was Fed (1911)

Comedy, Short

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Young Van Bibber is on the way downtown one day when he notices a typical "Weary Wanderer" following him and begging money for something to eat Van Bibber hands him a half dollar. The tramp... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Conness, William West, William Bechtel

38. Billie (1912)

Short, Drama, Romance

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Billie is the "little mother" of the family and cares for the two smaller children. Her father has fallen under the spell of drink. Billie has become hardened by her struggle against the ... See full summary »

Stars: Margaret Shelby, Marc McDermott, Edna May Weick, William Porter Jr.

39. The Cossack Whip (1916)

Drama

8.0
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Feodor Turov, chief of the Russian Czar's secret police, orders his Cossacks to attack a village he believes to be infested with rebels. The Cossacks attack the village and massacre almost ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Collins | Stars: Viola Dana, Grace Williams, Robert Walker, Frank Farrington

Votes: 22

40. The Child and the Tramp (1911)

Drama, Short

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"Reckless" is a tramp through and through. He refuses to become a burglar and leaves his two tramp companions to go their way while he pursues his own. Two years later "Reckless" sees his ... See full summary »

Director: Bannister Merwin | Stars: Charles M. Seay, William West, John R. Cumpson, Harold M. Shaw

41. Dances of the Ages (1913)

Documentary, Short

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With the two principals in a ballet of forty dancers that is a feast to the eye. Back of this novelty there is woven a simple tale of an old fashioned dancing master, in his little garret ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Duane Wager, Dorothy Davenport, Anna Dodge, Ted Shawn

42. Bob and Rowdy (1911)

Comedy, Short

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Bob and his dog Rowdy are inseparable companions, but, owing to Rowdy's propensity for mischief, such as wiping his muddy paws upon the bed, tearing up a new Spring hat belonging to Bob's ... See full summary »

Stars: Yale Boss, Miriam Nesbitt, Harold M. Shaw, Edna Hammel

43. Aunty and the Girls (1913)

Comedy, Short

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The girls decide to dress up in boys' clothes and kidnap Aunty while she is out for her usual walk. But Bobby tells Aunty the scheme and the girls find themselves in the hands of two ... See full summary »

Director: C.J. Williams | Stars: Alice Washburn, Gertrude McCoy, Claire Adams, Bessie Learn

44. Sleep, Beautiful Sleep (1915)

Comedy, Short

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Director: Will Louis | Star: Raymond McKee

45. Who Will Marry Mary? (1913)

Action, Adventure

5.7
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Director: Walter Edwin | Stars: Mary Fuller, Ben F. Wilson, Richard Tucker, Harry Beaumont

Votes: 11

46. Hard Cash (1913)

Short, Action, Drama

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Captain David Dodd, of the good ship "Agra," set sail for home, carrying with him fourteen thousand pounds in hard cash. After nearly losing the money in a fierce battle with pirates and ... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Ogle, May Abbey, Gertrude McCoy, Bigelow Cooper

47. Lead, Kindly Light (1912)

Short, Drama

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Nellie Gray, a sweet little maiden of sixteen, is discovered surrounded with all the loving care of a dear old-fashioned home and a mother and father who worship her. Unused to the ways of ... See full summary »

Stars: Bessie Learn, Charles Sutton, Margery Bonney Erskine, Barry O'Moore

48. The Adventure of the Wrong Santa Claus (1914)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.6
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When a burglar dressed as Santa Claus steals a family's Christmas presents, amateur detective Octavius sets out to recover the loot.

Director: Charles M. Seay | Stars: Barry O'Moore, Julian Reed, Richard Neill, Bliss Milford

Votes: 103

49. Won Through Merit (1915)

Drama, Short

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Director: Eugene Nowland | Stars: Pat O'Malley, Gladys Hulette, Johnnie Walker, William Gibbs McAdoo Jr.

50. A Question of Seconds (1912)

Short, Thriller

4.2
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Hardwell, a young engineer, running a new railroad through a tough western section, falls in love with Bonita, daughter of Jim Collins, a wealthy ranchman. Haligo Laderez, a wealthy Mexican... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Ogle, Mary Fuller, Harold M. Shaw, Richard Neill

Votes: 5


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