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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 6, 1986|
|Born:||June 18, 1895||Cause of Death:||stroke|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A three-part special examining D.W. Griffith's contributions to filmmaking.
A tribute to director Edwin S. Porter of "The Great Train Robbery" fame.
Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixieland jazz. He forms the "Five Pennies" which features his wife, Bobbie, as vocalist. At the peak of his fame, Red and Bobbie's daughter, Dorothy, develops polio. Red quits the music business to move to Los Angeles where the climate is better for Dorothy. As Dorothy becomes a young teen, she learns of her father's musical past, and he is persuaded to open a small nightclub which is failing until some noted names from his past come to help out.
An Alaskan fisherman is dogged by a ruthless competitor and an ambitious dance hall girl.
A Broadway songbird goes to Hollywood in search of screen stardom.
A policeman must rescue his wife from gangsters.
A cad''s lie dashes the romance between a soldier and a Scottish noblewoman.
A young girl is seduced and raped by an older middle class man in Victorian England. After moving on with her path, she gets married. All is well until her husband discovers her past. Leading her on a life of wandering, murder, and execution.
In this silent film, a young woman turns Hollywood upside down in her search for stardom.
At the outbreak of the First World War, a mother and one of her two daughters are captured and debased at the hands of the Germans. The other daughter goes from America to find them in war torn Belgium.
A man seeks out an old friend and enters his home only to be sucked into an all-consuming malady that originates in the soul of a beautiful and treacherous woman.
With her brother killed Sonya is given Turkish captive Mahmud to do the hard work on the farm. After they become fond of each other he strikes a Turkish officer. When peace arrives, his blow costs him his noble lands. She is burned out of her house. They meet again on the road with nothing but each other.
As the Civil War begins Ned Burton leaves his Southern love Agatha Warren and joins the Union army. He is later protected and saved from death by Agatha in spite of her loyalty to the South.
Thwarted by his despotic uncle from continuing his love affair, a young man turns to thoughts of murder. Experiencing a series of visions, he sees murder as a normal course of events in life and kills his uncle. Tortured by his conscience, his future sanity is uncertain as he is assailed by nightmarish visions of what he has done.
John Howard Payne leaves home and begins a career in the theater. Despite encouragement from his mother and his sweetheart, Payne begins to lead a life of dissolute habits, and this soon leads to ruin and misery. In deep despair, he thinks of better days, and writes a song that later provides inspiration to several others in their own times of need.
After a botched spinal operation leaves him confined to a wheelchair, Pericle decides to sue the surgeon. In need of medical testimony on his behalf, he enlists the aid of his longtime physician friend Mario. But when Mario is offered an attractive bribe to stay away from the case, Pericle and his l
A gang of thieves kill a security guard during a bungled robbery and flee with his daughter as a hostage. They hide out anticipating their getaway, but one of the thieves falls for the girl.
Misc. Crew (short)
This short film provides a funny twist on two silent films.
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