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Early Silent Movies ( Comedy )
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Movie: Tillie's Punctured Romance ( 1914 )
Charlie talks wealthy farmer's daughter Tillie into eloping with him (and taking her father's money). In the city Tillie gets drunk and lands in jail while Charlie runs off with her money and his old girlfriend Mabel. Later Charlie reads that Tillie (now working as a waitress) has inherited the estate of her multi-millionaire uncle. Charlie dumps Mabel and talks Tillie into moving into her uncle's villa, and Mabel arranges to become a housemaid there. The uncle (never really dead) returns and summons the police to have them all thrown out.
Movie: American Aristocracy ( 1916 )
A young man fights to overcome a piratical arms smuggler and to win the heart of a rich man's daughter.
Movie: Flirting with Fate ( 1916 )
In the midst of an emotional depression, a man hires a murderer to kill him. But the despair soon passes, and the man must now escape the killer he's hired to end his life.
Movie: His Picture in the Papers ( 1916 )
A young man can only get the woman he loves if he becomes famous and manages to get his picture in the newspapers. He determines to let nothing stand in the way of his doing exactly that, and in the process winds up getting involved with a gang of criminals and a locomotive chase.
Movie: The Lottery Man ( 1916 )
A young man proposes a lottery with himself as the prize in marriage. However he finds himself very much in love with a woman other than the winner.
Movie: The Social Secretary ( 1916 )
Movie: A Girl's Folly ( 1917 )
A restless young girl yearns to leave her rural environment and "get away from it all". One day she stumbles upon a film crew shooting a western near her home. She makes friends with the film's leading man, who encourages her to try her luck as an actress. So she leaves her small town and goes to the big city to break into the picture business. However, things don't turn out quite the way she planned.
Movie: The Poor Little Rich Girl ( 1917 )
Gwen's family is rich, but her parents ignore her and most of the servants push her around, so she is lonely and unhappy. Her father is concerned only with making money, and her mother cares only about her social position. But one day a servant's irresponsibility creates a crisis that causes everyone to rethink what is important to them.
Movie: Reaching for the Moon ( 1917 )
A factory worker has always dreamed that he was meant for better things, to be rich and famous and in "the company of kings". One day he discovers that he is indeed the only heir to the throne of a small European kingdom. However, there are forces at work who don't want him to survive to take the throne.
Movie: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm ( 1917 )
With her family in financial difficulties, Rebecca is sent to live with her two strict, unfeeling aunts, who do not appreciate the young girl's charm and energy. Rebecca must make new friends and must adjust to surroundings that are sometimes difficult. But she still finds time to think of numerous ways to help others in her new hometown.
Movie: Tom Sawyer ( 1917 )
Tom Sawyer, a young Missouri lad, finds fun and adventure with his pals Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn, running away to hide out on Jackson's Island and pretending to be Mississippi River pirates. When Tom is believed dead by his grieving Aunt Polly, he sneaks back to town to attend his own funeral.
Movie: All Night ( 1918 )
A married society couple (Dorian and Warren) persuade an unmarried pair (Valentino and Myers) to take their places at a party while they pretend to be the servants.
Movie: The Merry Jail ( 1917 )
A neglected wife disguises herself in order to lure her wastrel husband into a compromising position.
Movie: Mickey ( 1918 )
Mickey, an orphan who has been brought up in a mining settlement, is sent to New York to live with her aunt.
Movie: His Grace's Last Testament ( 1919 )
The Baron of Rogershus will celebrate his 65th birthday. He decides to write his will and publish it on the birthday.
Movie: The Hoodlum ( 1919 )
A spoiled young rich girl is forced by misfortune to fight for survival in the slums and alleys, where she becomes involved with all manner of unpleasantness.
Movie: The Doll ( 1920 )
Because the Baron of Chanterelle wants to preserve his family line, he forces his timid nephew Lancelot to choose one of the village maidens to wed. Lancelot flees to a monastery to escape the forty eager maidens. When the gluttonous monks discover that the Baron is offering a large sum for the marriage, they suggest Lancelot marry a mechanical doll instead. The doll maker has just finished making a replica of his daughter Ossi, but his assistant accidentally breaks it and convinces the real girl to mimic the doll. Lancelot buys her, thinking she is a doll, and takes her back to the monastery, where they are wed.