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Wizard Of Oz (1925)

“You must prevent them from entering Oz. They have the papers, and the girl is Queen Dorothy!”   Director:  Larry Semon Starring:  Larry Semon, Dorothy Dwan, Oliver Hardy, G.Howe Black (Spencer Bell), Charles Murray, Josef Swickard, Otto Lederer, Frank Alexander, … Continue reading

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The Unknown (1927)

“Hands! Men’s hands! How I hate them!”   Director:  Tod Browning Starring:  Lon Chaney, Joan Crawford, Norman Kerry, John George, Nick De Ruiz, John St. Polis, Paul Desmuke (uncredited) Screenplay:  Waldemar Young and Joe Farnham, based upon a story by … 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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The Last Warning (1929)

“I’ll open this theatre when I choose. No ghost will stop me!”   Director:  Paul Leni Starring:  Montagu Love, Laura La Plante, John Boles, Roy D’Arcy, Margaret Livingston, Burr McIntosh, Mack Swain, Bert Roach, Carrie Daumery, Tom O’Brien, Charles K. … Continue reading

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The Avenging Conscience (1914)

  “She fears something more than mere mental derangement…”   Director:  D. W. Griffith Starring:  Henry B. Walthall, Spottiswoode Aitken, Blanche Sweet, George Siegmann, Ralph Lewis, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron Screenplay:  D.W. Griffith, based upon the works of Edgar Allan … Continue reading

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Frankenstein (1910)

  “Instead of a perfect human being, the evil in Frankenstein’s mind creates a monster…”   Director:  James Searle Dawley Starring:  Augustus Phillips, Charles Ogle, Mary Fuller Screenplay:  James Searle Dawley, based upon the novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley   … Continue reading

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Conquest Of The Pole (1912)

  [Original title:  À La Conquête Du Pole]   Director:  Georges Méliès Starring:  Georges Méliès, Fernande Albany Screenplay:  Georges Méliès, based upon a novel by Jules Verne       Synopsis:  At a gathering of the great minds of the … Continue reading

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