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Feature Films
Oct 21, 2011 D.W. Griffith
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eye 12,121
favorite 10
comment 1
A young man (Douglas Fairbanks) fights to overcome a piratical arms smuggler and to win the heart of a rich man's daughter.
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Topics: Silent, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Douglas Fairbanks
Feature Films
Aug 4, 2011 H.E. Aitken, D.W. Griffith
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eye 6,708
favorite 10
comment 0
John Howard Payne (Henry B. Walthall) leaves home and begins a career in the theater. Despite encouragement from his mother and his sweetheart (Lillian Gish), 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.
Topics: Silent, Biography, Drama, D.W. Griffith
Silent Films
Jun 21, 2011 D.W. Griffith
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eye 2,092
favorite 6
comment 0
This is another one of Pickford's films. It is well over 100 years old.
Topics: Classic Movies, Vintage Movies, Silver Screen, Mary Pickford, Silent films, Silver screen
Silent Films
Dec 13, 2010 D.W. Griffith
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eye 1,213
favorite 2
comment 0
The Narrow Road was directed by D W Griffith in 1912. I deals with the temptations faced by an ex-con. Mary Pickford is the girl.
Topics: silents, prison, crime
Silent Films
Dec 6, 2010 D.W. Griffith
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eye 6,324
favorite 7
comment 0
The Girl And Her Trust directed by D W Griffith in 1912. It is a remake of an earlier film, The Lonedale Operator but by this time Griffith had learned a great deal about the making of movies. The picture has close-ups, and ironic cutting. Te see the words, "Nothing ever happens here" and then cut to the tramps under the platform. But toward the end he cuts between a train and a hand car and to build suspense he actually mounts the camera on a vehicle racing along the road and on the...
Topics: silents, Griffith. railroad, telegraph
Silent Films
Oct 15, 2010 D.W. Griffith
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eye 1,564
favorite 2
comment 0
The House of The Closed Shutters was produced in 1910. It is a Civil War story about a man who turns out to be a coward so his mother closes the shutters of her house for years after. Like many of Griffith's shorts, it is over done with histrionics, particularly by the mother. It is of interest only historically.
Topics: Griffith, civil war
Silent Films
Aug 29, 2010 D.W. Griffith
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eye 3,087
favorite 4
comment 3
Seamen Enoch Arden (Alfred Paget) returns home after a long absence marooned on a desert island. At home he finds his wife (Lillian Gish) married to another (Wallace Reid), and though he loves her, he cannot bear to disrupt her current happiness.
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Topics: silent, short, D.W. Griffith
Silent Films
Aug 23, 2010 D.W. Griffith
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eye 3,890
favorite 7
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One of D.W Griffith's better films. It is particularly noteworthy for the great scene of the rescue from the ice at the end of the film. 1920 It is a silent.
favorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Griffith, silent, classic
Silent Films
Mar 4, 2010 D.W. Griffith
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eye 13,156
favorite 13
comment 2
From IMDb : Cheng Huan is a missionary whose goal is to bring the teachings of peace by Buddha to the civilized Anglo-Saxons. Upon landing in England, he is quickly disillusioned by the intolerance and apathy of the country. He becomes a storekeeper of a small shop. Out his window, he sees the young Lucy Burrows. She is regularly beaten by her prizefighter father, underfed and wears ragged clothes. Even in this deplorable condition, Cheng can see that she is a priceless beauty and he falls in...
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Topic: Romance
Silent Films
Mar 11, 2009 D.W. Griffith
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eye 21,187
favorite 26
comment 4
Henriette and Louise, a foundling, are raised together as sisters. When Louise goes blind, Henriette swears to take care of her forever. They go to Paris to see if Louise's blindness can be cured, but are separated when an aristocrat lusts after Henriette and abducts her. Only Chevalier de Vaudrey is kind to her, and they fall in love. The French Revolution replaces the corrupt Aristocracy with the equally corrupt Robespierre. De Vaudrey, who has always been good to peasants, is condemned to...
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Topics: Drama, Silent, D.W. Griffith
Silent Films
Feb 18, 2008 D.W. Griffith
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eye 241,112
favorite 131
comment 6
Director D.W. Griffith's expensive, most ambitious silent film masterpiece Intolerance (1916) is one of the milestones and landmarks in cinematic history. Many reviewers and film historians consider it the greatest film of the silent era. The mammoth film was also subtitled: "A Sun-Play of the Ages" and "Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages." Griffith was inspired to make this film after watching the revolutionary Italian silent film epic Cabiria (1914) by director Giovanni...
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Topics: Silent, Drama, History, D.W. Griffith
Silent Films
Nov 8, 2007 D.W. Griffith
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eye 286,101
favorite 212
comment 37
In its time, "The Birth of a Nation" was a masterpiece. Its racist undertones and revisionism are quite disturbing, but it is still worth watching for its historical influence. IMDb entry: http://imdb.com/title/tt0004972/
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Topics: D.W. Griffith, The Clansman, Silent, pdmovies
Feature Films
Apr 13, 2004 D.W. Griffith
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eye 752,407
favorite 123
comment 13
A biography of the beloved United States president by D. W. Griffith. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topic: pdmovies