With Vitagraph Company of America (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Aunty's Romance (1912)

Short, Drama

4.6
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In honor bound, Stephen Fiske, Jr., son of a supposed millionaire, tells Doris Myhtle, his fiancée, that the death of his father has revealed that he has died penniless and left him a poor ... See full summary »

Director: George D. Baker | Stars: Maurice Costello, Florence Turner, Mary Maurice, Harry T. Morey

Votes: 8

2. Gertie the Dinosaur (1914)

Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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The cartoonist, Winsor McCay, brings the Dinosaurus back to life in the figure of his latest creation, Gertie the Dinosaur.

Director: Winsor McCay | Stars: Winsor McCay, George McManus, Roy L. McCardell, Thomas A. 'Tad' Dorgan

Votes: 2,755

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

TV-PG | 71 min | Biography, Drama

5.7
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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: 438

4. The Redemption of Red Rube (1912)

Drama, Short

4.2
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Hurriedly making preparations to go in pursuit of "Red Rube," the outlaw, who has broken jail, Sheriff Sanders is accosted by "Spotted Snake," an Indian from the reservation, who enters his... See full summary »

Director: Rollin S. Sturgeon | Stars: Robert Thornby, George Stanley, Anne Schaefer, Eagle Eye

Votes: 9

5. The Haunted Hotel (1907)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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A traveler stays the night at a rural inn, but gets no rest as he is tormented by various spectres and mysterious happenings. The food on the table prepares itself, his clothes leave the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Paul Panzer, William V. Ranous

Votes: 264

6. Captain Blood (1924)

110 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.2
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Peter Blood, a young Irish physician, treats a rebel soldier wounded in battle, and he is arrested, tried for treason and sent into slavery to Barbados. He and his friend Jeremy are bought ... See full summary »

Directors: David Smith, Albert E. Smith | Stars: J. Warren Kerrigan, Jean Paige, Charlotte Merriam, James Morrison

Votes: 42 | Gross: $0.21M

7. Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (1906)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.1
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A cartoonist draws faces and figures on a blackboard - and they come to life.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 1,005

8. A Florida Enchantment (1914)

Unrated | 63 min | Comedy

5.9
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A young woman discovers a seed that can make women act like men and men act like women. She decides to take one, then slips one to her maid and another to her fiancé. The fun begins.

Director: Sidney Drew | Stars: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent, Mrs. Sidney Drew

Votes: 181

9. Les Miserables (Part I) (1909)

Short, Drama

6.6
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The present subject deals with the imprisonment of Jean Valjean and the incidents immediately following his release. He is first shown in his humble home, his family utterly destitute. ... See full summary »

Stars: William V. Ranous, Maurice Costello, William Humphrey, Helene Costello

Votes: 8

10. While the Auto Waits (1920)

Short, Drama

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Stars: Ethel Fleming, Regan Stewart

11. Over the Garden Wall (1919)

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Peggy ( Bessie Love ) and her sister Frances ( Myrtle Reeves ) live with their father, but because of his idleness, they must all move to humbler quarters. Peggy adapts quickly to their new... See full summary »

Director: David Smith | Stars: Bessie Love, Myrtle Reeves, Willis Marks, Jim Blackwell

12. The Battle Cry of Peace (1915)

90 min | Drama

4.3
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Enemy agents under the leadership of "Emanon" conspire with pacifists to keep the American defense appropriations down at a time when forces of the enemy are preparing to invade. The ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Wilfrid North | Stars: Charles Richman, L. Rogers Lytton, James Morrison, Mary Maurice

Votes: 7

13. The Thieving Hand (1908)

Unrated | 5 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Short

6.7
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A one-armed man obtains an artificial limb which he cannot control.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: Paul Panzer

Votes: 504

14. Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics (1911)

Not Rated | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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Cartoon figures announce, via comic strip balloons, that they will move - and move they do, in a wildly exaggerated style.

Directors: Winsor McCay, J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Winsor McCay, John Bunny, Maurice Costello, George McManus

Votes: 1,429

15. The Last Cartridge, an Incident of the Sepoy Rebellion in India (1908)

Not Rated | 10 min | Short, Drama

4.6
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Caught off-guard by Indian mutineers, a British soldier saves his last bullet for his daughter lest she be taken. This silent film features an original, scene-specific piano score compiled from period appropriate photoplay music.

Stars: Charles Kent, Florence Turner

Votes: 44

16. The Egyptian Mummy (1914)

15 min | Comedy, Short

6.1
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In order to make money, a man hires a bum to pretend to be a mummy, so he can sell the "body" for scientific experiments.

Director: Lee Beggs | Stars: Lee Beggs, Constance Talmadge, Billy Quirk, Joel Day

Votes: 33

17. The Life of Moses (1909)

50 min | Biography, Drama, Family

5.1
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The persecution of the children of Israel by the Egyptians. Now there arose up a new king in Egypt. And he said unto his people. Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and ... See full synopsis »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Pat Hartigan, Julia Arthur, William Humphrey, Charles Kent

Votes: 30

18. The Humpty Dumpty Circus (1898)

Animation, Short, Comedy

5.2
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A reel of mirth-provoking stunts that will draw the pennies from the children, but which is of much interest to young and old alike. It opens with a crowd of children leaving school and ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith

Votes: 15

19. Lost on Dress Parade (1918)

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Towers Chandler saves a little out of his weekly pay from an architect's office and uses it to have a night on the town every few weeks. On one outing he meets a shop girl. When he boasts ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Justice | Stars: Patsy De Forest, Evart Overton

20. The Unknown Quantity (1919)

Drama

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Mary Boyne, who made shirts at four dollars a week, had no place for love in her life - only despair and hate for the son of the man who had plunged her family into deepest distress. Peter ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas R. Mills | Stars: Corinne Griffith, Huntley Gordon, Harry Davenport, Jack Ridgeway

21. A Helpful Sisterhood (1914)

19 min | Short, Drama

5.4
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Mary, a poor but well-born girl, is invited to join a sorority club in the high school she attends, while her chum, Sophie, is ignored. Mary is flattered by the attention, accepts the ... See full summary »

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Norma Talmadge, Mary Maurice, Marie Weirman, Marie Tener

Votes: 32

22. Over the Top (1918)

Drama, War

6.7
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Director: Wilfrid North | Stars: Arthur Guy Empey, Lois Meredith, James Morrison, Arthur Donaldson

Votes: 9

23. The King's Man (1913)

Short, Drama

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Babette, the daughter of old Jules, a whiskey runner, lives with her father in a picturesque lodge in the Canadian Northwest. Jules starts out through the wilderness. Babette is not long ... See full summary »

Director: W.J. Bauman | Stars: George Holt, Charles Bennett, Anne Schaefer, Billie West

24. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1909)

12 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

5.7
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In ancient Athens, four young lovers escape into the woods. Meanwhile, tradesmen rehearse a play. All of them suffer from the shenanigans of mischievous fairies.

Directors: Charles Kent, J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Walter Ackerman, Charles Chapman, Dolores Costello, Helene Costello

Votes: 276

25. Becket (1910)

Drama, Short

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Thomas à Becket was born in London. In 1155 he was made Chancellor of England by Henry II. Upon the death of the Archbishop Theobald of Canterbury, in 1162, at the time of this tragedy, he ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Kent | Stars: Charles Kent, William Shea, Hal Reid, Maurice Costello

26. A Tale of Two Cities (1911)

30 min | Short, Drama, History

5.9
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A condensed silent film version of the Charles Dickens classic about the French Revolution and its subsequent Reign of Terror.

Director: William Humphrey | Stars: Maurice Costello, Florence Turner, Charles Kent, Leo Delaney

Votes: 73

27. Let Not Man Put Asunder (1924)

Drama

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Petrina Faneuil ( Pauline Frederick ), a wealthy but lonely girl, marries a man of equal social status, Harry Vassall ( Leslie Austen ). Their friends Dick Lechmere ( Lou Tellegen ) and ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Pauline Frederick, Lou Tellegen, Leslie Austin, Helena D'Algy

28. The Last Cent (1911)

Short, Drama

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29. Romeo and Juliet (I) (1908)

Short, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Two feuding houses are united with the marriage and eventual death of their children.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Paul Panzer, Florence Lawrence, John G. Adolfi, Josephine Atkinson

Votes: 36

30. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905)

Short, Crime, Drama

4.8
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The millionaire's child is kidnapped. Sherlock Holmes after many thrilling adventures and narrow escapes rescues the child.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, H. Kyrle Bellew, J. Barney Sherry

Votes: 22

31. Poet and Peasant (1912)

Drama, Romance, Short

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Louis La Salle, a young poet, tired of the dissipations of Paris, resolves to quit Paris for a summer holiday and go for a walking tour in Normandy. Mr. Savard lives on his small farm with ... See full summary »

Director: William V. Ranous | Stars: Herbert Barry, Charles Eldridge, Clara Kimball Young, James Young

32. The Scarlet Runner (1916)

Passed | Action

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A series of 12 2-reel episodes, each a separate and unrelated story, relating the adventures of Christopher Race and his high-powered automobile, The Scarlet Runner. Each episode has a ... See full summary »

Director: Wally Van | Stars: Earle Williams, Marguerite Blake, L. Rogers Lytton, Charles Kent

33. How a Mosquito Operates (1912)

Not Rated | 6 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.3
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A hungry mosquito spots and follows a man on his way home. The mosquito slips into the room where the man is sleeping, and gets ready for a meal. His first attempts startle the man and wake him up, but the mosquito is very persistent.

Director: Winsor McCay

Votes: 1,009

34. The Courage of Marge O'Doone (1920)

70 min | Drama

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Director: David Smith | Stars: Pauline Starke, Niles Welch, George Stanley, Jack Curtis

35. School for Wives (1925)

Passed | 70 min | Drama

5.9
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Director: Victor Halperin | Stars: Conway Tearle, Sigrid Holmquist, Peggy Kelly, Arthur Donaldson

Votes: 13

36. Bathing Beauties and Big Boobs (1918)

14 min | Comedy, Short

5.0
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A man decides to stage a fake robbery in front of his girlfriend's father (who doesn't like him), hoping it will make the father change his opinion. Unfortunately, real crooks wind up ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Semon | Stars: Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, Frank Alexander, James Donnelly

Votes: 23

37. The Sawmill (1922)

25 min | Short, Comedy

6.1
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A bumbling sawmill employee tries to win the hand of the owner's daughter while staying out of the clutches of the mill's bullying foreman.

Directors: Larry Semon, Norman Taurog | Stars: Oliver Hardy, Larry Semon, Frank Alexander, Kathleen O'Connor

Votes: 198

38. Troublesome Secretaries (1911)

Short, Comedy

5.1
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Mr. Harding, a fussy old fellow, has a daughter; he also has a private secretary, an attractive young fellow, who falls in love with the daughter and gets his "walking papers." Later he ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: John Bunny, Mabel Normand, Ralph Ince, Alec B. Francis

Votes: 53

39. Uncle Tom's Cabin (I) (1910)

Short, Drama

4.5
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PART I. The incidents of this story are some of those preceding and lending up to the Civil War in 1861 and the Declaration of Emancipation. The central figure in the drama is Uncle Tom, a ... See full synopsis »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Florence Turner, Mary Fuller, Edwin R. Phillips, Flora Finch

Votes: 8

40. Les Misérables (1909)

Short, Drama, History

5.8
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The fourth, and last, of the famous scripts de luxe derived from incidents from Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables." In this the story is followed from the love of Marius and Cosette to the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: William V. Ranous, Maurice Costello, Hazel Neason, Marc McDermott

Votes: 12

41. Pioneer Trails (1923)

70 min | Western

6.0
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Jack is orphaned as a young child when his wagon train is ambushed by Indians. Twenty years later, he rescues Rose from a runaway stagecoach. The two fall in love, much to the displeasure ... See full summary »

Director: David Smith | Stars: Cullen Landis, Alice Calhoun, Bertram Grassby, Otis Harlan

Votes: 5

42. Golf (1922)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Short

5.5
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A silent comedy from 1922, featuring Larry Semon and Oliver Hardy.

Directors: Tom Buckingham, Larry Semon | Stars: Larry Semon, Lucille Carlisle, Al Thompson, Oliver Hardy

Votes: 55

43. The Burglar on the Roof (I) (1898)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Crime

4.6
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There is a burglar on the rooftop of a Manhattan office building, and he is trying to break in. Two women spot him, and one of them begins beating him with a broom as they wait for help to ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 175

44. The Darkest Hour (1919)

Drama

6.2
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Wealhy New Yorker Peter Schuyler has a best friend in Lee Austin--so he thinks. Actually, Austin and Marion Dinsmore have a scheme whereby Marion marries Schuyler, then divorces him, gets a... See full summary »

Director: Paul Scardon | Stars: Harry T. Morey, Anna Lehr, Jean Paige, George Howard

Votes: 6

45. Indian Romeo and Juliet (1912)

Short, Romance, Western

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Oniatare, a young brave of the tribe of the Hurons, and Kowa, a chief of the Mohicans, are in love with Ethona, or "The River Flower," an Indian Princess. The Hurons and the Mohicans are ... See full summary »

Director: Laurence Trimble | Stars: Wallace Reid, Florence Turner, Harry T. Morey, Hal Reid

46. Bears and Bad Men (1918)

19 min | Comedy, Short

5.2
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Director: Larry Semon | Stars: Stan Laurel, Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, William McCall

Votes: 26

47. Smashing Barriers (1919)

Passed | 11 min | Short, Action, Adventure

6.0
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When sawmill owner Helen Cole is kidnapped by bandits, it falls on lumberjack Dan Stevens to rescue her, but "Wirenail" Hedges is not willing to give up without a fight.

Director: William Duncan | Stars: William Duncan, Edith Johnson, Walter Rodgers, George Stanley

Votes: 15

48. Jeffries-Johnson World's Championship Boxing Contest, Held at Reno, Nevada, July 4, 1910 (1910)

100 min | Documentary, Sport

5.7
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A documented film on the heavyweight championship between Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries. The promotional ads for the fight was such a sensation weeks before it happened, that it was ... See full summary »

Stars: James J. Jeffries, Jack Johnson

Votes: 85

49. He Fell in Love with His Mother-in-Law (1913)

Short, Comedy, Drama

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That the way to a man's heart is by means of his appetite, is strikingly shown. Mother-in-law comes to visit the newly wedded couple and finds the young man somewhat discontented. It is no ... See full summary »

Director: Bert Angeles | Stars: James Morrison, Norma Talmadge, Florence Radinoff, Rose Tapley


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