Most Popular Feature Films Released 1912-01-01 to 1912-12-31


1. From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth (1912)

TV-PG | 71 min | Biography, Drama

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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: 403

2. Richard III (1912)

55 min | Drama

5.6
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Richard of Gloucester uses manipulation and murder to gain the English throne.

Directors: André Calmettes, James Keane | Stars: Robert Gemp, Frederick Warde, Albert Gardner, James Keane

Votes: 197

3. Trädgårdsmästaren (1912)

Drama

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A gardener runs a nursery. His son has fallen in love with the daughter of one of the workers at the nursery. The gardener, who has a good eye for daughter, runs furiously his son out of the house.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Gösta Ekman, Lili Beck, Gunnar Bohman

Votes: 132

4. Cleopatra (1912)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History

5.1
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The fabled queen of Egypt's affair with Roman general Marc Antony is ulimately disastrous for both of them.

Director: Charles L. Gaskill | Stars: Helen Gardner, Pearl Sindelar, Miss Fielding, Miss Robson

Votes: 373

5. La dame aux camélias (1912)

Drama, Romance

6.0
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Marguerite is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by ... See full summary »

Directors: André Calmettes, Louis Mercanton, Henri Pouctal | Stars: Sarah Bernhardt, Lou Tellegen, Paul Capellani, Jean Chameroy

Votes: 20

6. Le mystère des roches de Kador (1912)

Not Rated | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The action takes place in Brittany .Fernand De Keranic wants to latch on to his niece and ward Suzanne's fortune.He tries to do away with her and her lover when she goes for a sail with ... See full summary »

Director: Léonce Perret | Stars: Suzanne Grandais, Émile Keppens, Léonce Perret, Max Dhartigny

Votes: 245

7. Pilgrim's Progress (1912)

Drama

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Consists of two parts: Part One: The Life of John Bunyon (2 reels); Part Two: The Pilgrim's Progress (3 reels).

Director: Francis Powers | Stars: Warner Oland, Ethel Clayton, Clifford Leigh

Votes: 11

8. A Ruined Life (1912)

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A film about family secrets...and deathbed confessions.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Hilda Borgström, Einar Fröberg, Anna Norrie, Richard Lund

Votes: 13

9. Oliver Twist (II) (1912)

Drama

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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Director: Thomas Bentley | Stars: Ivy Millais, John McMahon, Harry Royston, Alma Taylor

Votes: 9

10. Independenta Romaniei (1912)

120 min | History, War

6.8
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The movie depicts the Romanian War of Independence (1877-1878).

Director: Aristide Demetriade | Stars: Aristide Demetriade, Constanta Demetriade, Constantin Nottara, Pepi Machauer

Votes: 180

11. The Flying Circus (1912)

46 min | Drama

6.5
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The Flying Circus was the largest traveling artist band in the country, and among its favorite artists were the rope-dancer, Laurento and the snake tamer, Ula Kiri. The hot blooded gypsy ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Lind | Stars: Rasmus Ottesen, Emilie Otterdahl, Lili Beck, Kirstine Friis-Hjorth

Votes: 64

12. Les misérables (1912)

163 min | Drama

5.7
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Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Henry Krauss, Henri Étiévant, Léon Bernard, Maria Ventura

Votes: 15

13. As You Like It (1912)

5.1
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After the overthrowing of Duke Senior by his tyrannical brother, Senior's daughter Rosalind disguises herself as a man and sets out to find her banished father while also counseling her clumsy suitor Orlando in the art of wooing.

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Charles Kent, James Young | Stars: Maurice Costello, Rose Coghlan, Rosemary Theby, Rose Tapley

Votes: 7

14. Satana (1912)

Drama, Horror

6.3
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A four chapter film including Satan vs the Creator, Satan vs the Saviour, The Green Demon/Satan during the Dark Ages and The Red Demon/Satan in modern times.

Director: Luigi Maggi | Stars: Mario Bonnard, Mary Cleo Tarlarini, Fernanda Negri Pouget, Mario Voller-Buzzi

Votes: 10

15. Oliver Twist (I) (1912)

Drama

5.1
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An orphan in early 19th century England escapes the poorhouse only to fall among a gang of pickpockets in London.

Stars: Nat C. Goodwin, Vinnie Burns, Charley Rogers, Mortimer Martine

Votes: 15

16. Ma és holnap (1912)

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Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Artúr Somlay, Gyula Abonyi, Jenöné Veszprémy, Endre Szeghõ

Votes: 21

17. Anny - en gatepiges roman (1912)

68 min | Drama, Romance

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Anny works in a cigar-shop. Wholesaler Willmann fancy Anny and hire her as his housemaid. Soon the two have an intimate relationship. But Anny finds someone new. At a carnival. Her next ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Eriksen | Stars: Julie Jansen-Fuhr, Johan Andersson, Gunlaug Lund, Waldemar Zwinge

18. Trilby (1912)

50 min | Horror

4.1
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Directors: Jacob Fleck, Luise Fleck, Anton Kolm, Claudius Veltée | Stars: Paul Askonas, Frau Galfres-Hubermann, Szokol Aoles

Votes: 8

19. Grannie (1912)

5.1
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There is no documentation that a film bearing this title was directed by D.W. Griffith, or was produced by Biograph at this time. It may have been suspended before completion or else released under another title.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Star: Mary Pickford

Votes: 12

20. Bryggerens datter (1912)

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Director: Rasmus Ottesen | Stars: Peter S. Andersen, Olaf Fønss, Richard Jensen, Jacoba Jessen

21. The Adventures of Lieutenant Petrosino (1912)

Drama

4.5
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The story of Lt. Joseph Petrosino, an Italian-American New York City police detective, who was assigned to investigate the Sicilian Mafia, which was beginning to become a major problem in ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney M. Goldin

Votes: 11

22. Madeleine (1912)

46 min

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A French girl is engaged to a German engineer who gets caught during the war. She helps him escape and then he attacks the French unit who caught him, located in the girl's family estate.

Director: Emil Albes | Stars: Ilse Oeser, Hugo Flink, Ludwig Trautmann, Emil Albes

23. Dødsspring til hest fra cirkuskuplen (1912)

45 min | Drama

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A melodrama about the destitute Count lured into a circus environment and forced to show their daring high up in the circus dome.

Director: Eduard Schnedler-Sørensen | Stars: Frederik Christensen, Aage Hertel, Alma Hinding, Frederik Jacobsen

Votes: 36

24. The Springtime of Life (1912)

54 min | Drama

6.7
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Little Gerta, when her mother dies. is brought to her father, Carl Von Seydling, a government official, who deserted his wife and child a few years before. Councilor Van Seydling found the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Garbagni | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Mauritz Stiller, Georg af Klercker, Selma Wiklund af Klercker

Votes: 63

25. Az utolsó bohém (1913)

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Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Antal Nyáray, Elemér Thury, Béla Bodonyi, Zoltán Sipos

Votes: 23

26. Europäisches Sklavenleben (1912)

Drama

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Director: Emil Justitz | Stars: Frederic Zelnik, Karl Beckersachs, Robert Garrison, Ludwig Hartau

27. La vida de Jose Rizal (1912)

60 min

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Director: Edward M. Gross

28. Des Lebens Würfelspiel (1912)

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Director: Adolf Gärtner | Stars: Ida Perry, Henny Porten, Madame Saharet, Curt A. Stark

29. 1812 God (1912)

48 min | Drama, History

5.8
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Directors: Vasili Goncharov, Kai Hansen, Aleksandr Uralsky | Stars: Vasili Goncharov, Aleksandra Goncharova, Andrej Gromov, Pavel Knorr

Votes: 70

30. The Life of John Bunyan (1912)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Mario Caserini | Stars: Filippo Castamagna, Vitale Di Stefano, Antonio Grisanti, Lia Negro

31. Roze Kate (1912)

Drama

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Jacob and Simon envy their brother Everhard, the girl Roze Kate is in love with him. When they discover their heritage will be confiscated when their mother remarries, they plan to kill her. Then Everhard is seen with the murder weapon.

Director: Oscar Tourniaire | Stars: Caroline van Dommelen, Louis van Dommelen, Jan van Dommelen, Jef Mertens

32. Die rote Jule (1912)

45 min | Drama

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Director: Emil Albes | Stars: Emil Albes, Hedda Vernon

33. The Three Musketeers (1912)

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D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades must thwart the plans of Cardinal Richelieu to usurp King Louis XIII's power.

Directors: André Calmettes, Henri Pouctal | Stars: Émile Dehelly, Nelly Cormon, Marcel Vibert, Adolphe Candé

34. Saved in Mid-Air (1912)

60 min | Drama

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"The Black Masks", a secret political society, involves the beautiful agent Lydia to apprehend an important official document. Lieutenant von Muehlen is a trusted member of another secret society. He is on the same mission.

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Lili Beck, Victor Sjöström, John Ekman, Gunnel Holzhausen

Votes: 6

35. Orman (1912)

50 min | Drama

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Director: Poul Welander | Stars: Hans Dynesen, Otto Jacobsen, Alma Jensen, Ida Nielsen

36. Das Geheimnis von Monte Carlo (1912)

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Director: Emil Albes | Stars: Emil Albes, Hugo Flink, Rudolf Lettinger

37. La saltarella (1912)

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Director: Charles Burguet | Stars: Madame Bartet, Gabriel Signoret

38. The Mummy (1912)

Comedy

5.8
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Director: A.E. Coleby

Votes: 27

39. Divina commedia (1912)

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40. La conspiration des drapeaux (1912)

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41. Bjørnetæmmeren (1912)

50 min | Drama

6.1
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Director: Alfred Lind | Stars: Lili Beck, Peter Fjelstrup, Holger-Madsen, Richard Jensen

Votes: 27

42. Le proscrit (1912)

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Director: Louis Feuillade | Stars: Renée Carl, Yvonne Dario, Paul Manson, René Navarre

43. Der Dritte (1912)

Drama

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Director: Emil Albes | Stars: Emil Albes, Elfriede Heisler, Curt Maler, Hans Mierendorff

44. The Tide of Death (1912)

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Director: Raymond Longford | Stars: Ada Clyde, Olive Cottey, Lois Cumming, D.L. Dalziel

45. The Might of Gold (1912)

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Drama about the country girl who becomes a model for an artist with no morals. Disheartened, she return to her home to her old friend Christoph who accidentally kills a man. Tempted to leave again, she awaits his dismissal.

Director: Urban Gad | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Paula Helmert, Hans Burk, Emil Albes

47. Historien om en moder (1912)

Drama

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Director: August Blom | Stars: Anton Gambetta Salmson, Augusta Blad, Ferdinand Bonn, Ragna Wettergreen

48. Mysteries of Paris (1912)

50 min | Drama

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The Archduke Rodolphe d'Illyrie is secretly united to Countess Sarah Mac Gregor and they have a daughter together. The young woman learns that her father-in-law is potting to have the ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Paul Capellani, Henri Étiévant, Jean Kemm, Félix Gandéra

50. The Marconi Operator (1912)

Drama

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Director: Einar Zangenberg | Stars: Holger Reenberg, Tilley Christiansen, Aage Garde



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