Drama

Cinderella
6.5
480p

Cinderella

1899

Cinderella

A fairy godmother magically turns Cinderella's rags to a beautiful dress, and a pumpkin into a coach. Cinderella goes to the ball, where she meets the Prince - but will she remember to leave before the magic runs out? Méliès based the art direction on engravings by Gustave Doré. First known example of a fairy-tale adapted to film, and the ...
Jeanne d’Arc
6.7
522p

Jeanne d’Arc

A divinely inspired peasant woman becomes an army captain for France and then is martyred after she is captured.
The Country Doctor
6.5
720p

The Country Doctor

While caring for his sick daughter, a doctor is called away to the sickbed of a neighbor. He finds the neighbor gravely ill, and ignores his wife's pleas to come home and care for his own daughter, who has taken a turn for the worse.
The Sealed Room
6.1
720p

The Sealed Room

The Count sets out to make a private room for him and his Countess, built in such a way no one can see, hear, and most importantly, disturb them. But unbeknownst to the Count, his wife has set her eyes on the court minstrel. Based on Edgar Allan Poe's “The Cask of Amontillado” and Honoré de Balzac's “La Grande Breteche”.
An Arcadian Maid
5.5
540p

An Arcadian Maid

A mannish young maid is seduced by a salesman that only wants to run with her money.
A Christmas Carol
6.1
444p

A Christmas Carol

The day before the Christmas holiday, Ebenezer Scrooge, a hard-fisted miser, refuses to contribute to the Charity Relief Committee, and then rudely rejects his nephew Fred when he visits Scrooge in his office. When Scrooge returns home, he sees the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley, who warns him of the punishment he will suffer in the next ...
The Portrait of Lady Anne
7.4
720p

The Portrait of Lady Anne

The ghost of a selfish, inconsiderate woman must make up for her past transgressions by making sure that her descendant marries the man who is right for her.
The Painted Lady
6.0
720p

The Painted Lady

A lonely young woman lives with her strict father who forbids her to wear make-up. One day at an ice cream social, she meets a young man you seems interested in her. However, unknown to her, he is a burglar who is only interested in breaking into her father's house. One night she is awakened by a noise.
The Musketeers of Pig Alley
6.7
720p

The Musketeers of Pig Alley

The film is about a poor married couple living in New York City. The husband works as a musician and must travel often for work. When returning, his wallet is taken by a gangster. His wife goes to a ball where a man tries to drug her, but his attempt is stopped by the same man who robbed the husband. ...
The New York Hat
6.5
720p

The New York Hat

To fulfill a dying mother's bequest for her daughter, the town pastor purchases the daughter a stylish hat, and gossip spreads through the town.
The Telephone Girl and the Lady
5.5
720p

The Telephone Girl and the Lady

D.W. Griffith short intercuts two different stories before mixing them together at the end. The film focuses on a telephone girl (Mae Marsh) who leaves work for her lunch break at the same time as "The Lady" (Claire McDowell) goes to a jewelry store to pick up some priceless jewels. When the telephone girl returns to work she gets a ...
Granddad
6.2
720p

Granddad

1913

Granddad

Mildred is staying with her grandfather, Civil War veteran Jabez Burr, when she receives a letter from her father. Her father has re-married, and will be bringing his new wife home soon. But when Mildred's stepmother finds out that Jabez drinks, she takes a dislike to him, and begins to resent his closeness with Mildred...
The Squaw Man
6.2
720p

The Squaw Man

Blamed for th theft of an orphans fund, Captain James Wynnegate flees to the West where he makes a new life with the Indian woman Nat-U-Rich
The Spoilers
6.6
720p

The Spoilers

The Spoilers is a 1914 film directed by Colin Campbell. It is set in Nome, Alaska during the 1898 Gold Rush, with William Farnum as Roy Glennister, Kathlyn Williams as Cherry Malotte, and Tom Santschi as Alex McNamara. The film culminates in a spectacular saloon fistfight between Glennister and McNamara. It was adapted to screen by Lanier Bartlett from the ...
Cinderella
6.7
540p

Cinderella

1914

Cinderella

Based on Charles Perrault's fairy tale: Cinderella is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, but she is able to go to the Royal Ball with the help of the Fairy Godmother.
The Cheat
6.6
720p

The Cheat

1915

The Cheat

A venal, spoiled stockbroker's wife impulsively embezzles $10,000 from the charity she chairs and desperately turns to a Burmese ivory trader to replace the stolen money.
American Aristocracy
6.3
720p

American Aristocracy

A young man fights to overcome a piratical arms smuggler and to win the heart of a rich man's daughter.
King Lear
5.7
720p

King Lear

1916

King Lear

Silent adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
7.0
720p

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Captain Nemo has built a fantastic submarine for his mission of revenge. He has traveled over 20,000 leagues in search of Charles Denver - a man who caused the death of Princess Daaker. Seeing what he had done, Denver took the daughter to his yacht and sailed away.
The Immigrant
7.8
720p

The Immigrant

Charlie is an immigrant who endures a challenging voyage and gets into trouble as soon as he arrives in America.
The Fires of Youth
6.5
720p

The Fires of Youth

The Thanhouser Co. has reissued a number of its surviving films on video. FIRES OF YOUTH existed at around 52 minutes in its original release. A shortened version running just over 31 minutes has survived at the George Eastman House and has now been released by Thanhouser. Jeanne Eagels does well as the neglected young daughter in a factory town. ...
The Woman in White
7.7
720p

The Woman in White

The lead Florence La Badie plays dual roles. Clever editing is used for the scene where her two characters meet. La Badie, however, does appear twice within a scene via superimposition, but that's in a flashback-within-a-mirror scene. There are a couple such scenes where La Badie's reflection in the mirror reflects her reflective melancholy mood.
The Little American
6.5
720p

The Little American

A young American has her ship torpedoed by a German U-boat but makes it back to her ancestral home in France, where she witnesses German brutality firsthand.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
7.0
720p

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917) is a silent film directed by Marshall Neilan based upon the novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin. This version is notable for having been adapted by famed female screenwriter Frances Marion. The film was made by the "Mary Pickford Company" and was an acclaimed box office smash.
The Unbeliever
6.1
720p

The Unbeliever

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 fighting, being wounded by, and being hospitalized with Germans, he comes to a recognition of the equality and brotherhood of men.
Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley
6.6
720p

Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley

Amarilly comes from a large family in a working-class neighborhood. She is happy with her family and her boyfriend Terry, a bartender in a cafe. But one day she meets Gordon, a sculptor who comes from a rich family, and she begins to be drawn into the world of the upper class.
The Blue Bird
6.9
960p

The Blue Bird

Two peasant children, Mytyl and Tyltyl, are led by Berylune, a fairy, to search for the Blue Bird of Happiness. Berylune gives Tyltyl a cap with a diamond setting, and when Tyltyl turns the diamond, the children become aware of and conversant with the souls of a Dog and Cat, as well as of Fire, Water, Bread, Light, and other ...
Mickey
7.1
960p

Mickey

1918

Mickey

Mickey, an orphan who has been brought up in a mining settlement, is sent to New York to live with her aunt.
The Heart of Humanity
5.7
720p

The Heart of Humanity

The story centers around Nanette, an American girl living in a small Canadian village, who is in love with John Patricia, the eldest of five brothers. The war interrupts their romantic idyll, as everyone goes overseas to Belgium and France. Nanette becomes a Red Cross nurse and is terrorized by the evil Prussian Lt. von Eberhard.
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
6.8
720p

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch

Mrs. Wiggs, a loving mother whose husband has abandoned her, supports her many children and lives in hope of her husband's return.
The Roaring Road
6.7
576p

The Roaring Road

A young man pursues a young lady with the same energy he applies to his other obsession in life, auto racing.
Daddy-Long-Legs
7.6
720p

Daddy-Long-Legs

Wealthy Jervis Pendleton acts as benefactor for orphan Judy Abbott, anonymously sponsoring her in her boarding school. But as she grows up, he finds himself falling in love with her, and she with him, though she does not know that the man she has fallen for is her benefactor.
True Heart Susie
7.2
720p

True Heart Susie

True Heart Susie (Gish) secretly loves her neighbor, William Jenkins (Harron), but neither, it seems, can confess their feelings for each other.
Love’s Prisoner
6.6
960p

Love’s Prisoner

A young lady, who "hates the law" rises from the tenements to society. Financial reverses lead her to commit a series of burglaries as "The Bird". She becomes involved with the detective investigating the burglaries. After she confesses and pays for her crimes, they marry.
Broken Blossoms
7.6
720p

Broken Blossoms

Broken Blossoms is an American silent film from director D. W. Griffith. This melodrama tells the love story of an abused English woman and a Chinese Buddhist in a time when London was a brutal and harsh place to live.
Male and Female
7.9
720p

Male and Female

Gloria Swanson plays a spoiled maiden who always gets her way until shipwrecked with her butler, then learns which qualities are really admirable in a person.
The Greatest Question
6.6
540p

The Greatest Question

An orphan girl is given shelter by a farm family, but soon finds herself in the clutches of a murderous farmer and his wife.
Blood and Sand
7.2
540p

Blood and Sand

Juan is the son of a poor widow in Seville. Against his mother's wishes he pursues a career as toreador. He rapidly gains national prominence, and takes his childhood sweetheart Carmen as his bride. He meets the Marquis' daughter Dona Sol, and finds himself in the awkward position of being in love with two women, which threatens the stability of ...
Flesh and Blood
6.6
720p

Flesh and Blood

A convict hiding in Chinatown assumes the identity of a cripple to track down a businessman who framed him 15 years previously. He discovers that his daughter has fallen in love with the businessman's son.
College
7.1
720p

College

1927

College

To reconcile with his girlfriend, a bookish college student tries to become an athlete.
The Trespasser
7.8
720p

The Trespasser

A stenographer who works for a lawyer falls in love with and marries a wealthy young man. His family has the marraige annulled, after which she gives birth to a child. Her former boss helps her out to ensure the child's welfare, which starts gossip that she is a "kept woman."
Glorifying the American Girl
6.9
720p

Glorifying the American Girl

The plot involves a young woman (Mary Eaton) who wants to be in the Follies, but in the meantime is making ends meet by working at a department store's sheet music department, where she sings the latest hits. She is accompanied on piano by her childhood boyfriend (Edward Crandall), who is in love with her, despite her single-minded interest in ...
The Talk of Hollywood
5.5
720p

The Talk of Hollywood

Schlock-movie producer J. Pierpont Ginsburg, after declaring, in a Yiddish accent, that "talking pictures are in their infantry," decides to put all of his savings into a big-budgeted musical, starring the sensation of Paris (with a bad French accent), Adore Renee, and a swishy leading man, Reginald Whitlock. Meanwhile, his daughter, Judy Ginsburg, gets involved in a romance with Ginsburg's ...
Dance Hall
5.2
720p

Dance Hall

1929

Dance Hall

A dance trophy winning young couple is temporarily split up when a playboy aviator leads the girl to believe he's in love with her.