Tag Archives: 1910s

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1916)

“Captain Nemo, having built and launched the ‘Monster,’ followed the path of vessels for 20,000 leagues in search of vengeance…”   Director:  Stuart Paton Starring:  Allen Holubar, Matt Moore, Jane Gail, William Welsh, Dan Hanlon, Curtis Benton, Noble Johnson, Edna … Continue reading

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The End Of The World (1916)

“It is God’s punishment…”   [Original title: Verdens Undergang] [aka The Flaming Sword aka The Last Judgement] Director:  August Blom Starring:  Olaf Fønss, Ebba Thomsen, Johanne Fritz-Petersen, Carl Lauritzen, Thorleif Lund, Alf Blütecher, Frederik Jacobsen, K. Zimmermann Screenplay:  Otto Rung … Continue reading

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The Raven (1915)

“The insidious wine weaves strange fancies in his brain…”   Director:  Charles J. Brabin Starring:  Henry B. Walthall, Warda Howard, Ernest Maupain, Eleanor Thompson, Harry Dunkinson, Bert Weston, Hugh Thompson, Peggy Meredith, Frank Hamilton, Charles Harris Screenplay:  Charles J. Brabin, … Continue reading

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The Student Of Prague (1913)

“I declare that I receive 100,000 golden coins; in exchange I give to Mr Scapinelli the right to take whatever he wants from this room…”   Director:  Stellan Rye and Paul Wegener (uncredited) Starring:  Paul Wegener, John Gottowt, Grete Berger, … Continue reading

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Rapsodia Satanica (1917)

“Grinning in the shadows, the demon awaits its prey…”   Director:  Nino Oxilia Starring:  Lyda Borelli, Ugo Bazzini, Andrea Habay, Giovanni Cini Screenplay:  Alberto Fassini and Fausto Maria Martini         Synopsis:  Though society pays homage to the … Continue reading

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Trilby (1915)

“And then the evil Svengali became triumphant. Trilby’s soul belonged to him. His thoughts were her thoughts, his wishes her wishes…”   Director:  Maurice Tourneur Starring:  Clara Kimball Young, Wilton Lackaye, Chester Barnett, James Young, D. J. Flanagan, Paul McAllister … Continue reading

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His Majesty, The Scarecrow Of Oz (1914)

“Can you kill her love for the gardener’s boy?” “Yes, your majesty: I can freeze her heart!”   Director:  J. Farrell MacDonald Starring:  Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Pierre Couderc, Fred Woodward, Mai Wells, Raymond Russell, Vivian Reed, J. Charles Haydon, … Continue reading

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The Magic Cloak Of Oz (1914)

“Here is a gift from the Fairies. It will grant you one wish—but no more…”   Director:  J. Farrell MacDonald Starring:  Violet MacMillan, Mildred Harris, Fred Woodward, Juanita Hansen, Mai Wells, Jessie May Welsh, Raymond Russell, Vivian Reed, Pierre Couderc … Continue reading

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The Patchwork Girl Of Oz (1914)

“That bunch of Scraps has caused all our trouble!”   Director:  J. Farrell MacDonald Starring:  Violet MacMillan, Pierre Couderc, Raymond Russell, Bobbie Gould, Frank Moore, Leontine Dranet, Marie Wayne, Richard Rosson, Fred Woodward Screenplay:  L. Frank Baum, based upon his … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz (1910)

“Dorothy reaches the Emerald City to claim the crown…”   Director:  Otis Turner Starring:  Bebe Daniels, Hobart Bosworth, Robert Z. Leonard, Alvin Wyckoff, Winifred Greenwood, Olive Cox, Eugenie Besserer, Lilian Leighton Screenplay:  Otis Turner, based upon the novel and stage-play … Continue reading

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