A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.
The demon Mephisto wagers with God that he can corrupt a mortal man's soul.
Character-driven drama, 19-2 revolves around the day-to-day life of two unwilling partners of the Montreal Police Department, Officers Nick Barron and Ben Chartier. These two beat cops ... See full summary »
An affair between a young woman and a pastor has disastrous consequences.
A dashing rogue (John Gilbert) assumes the identity of a dead traitor and hides at the estate of a lovely, but icy, aristocrat (Eleanor Boardman).
A Woman of the Sea, also known by its working title Sea Gulls, is an unreleased silent film produced in 1926 by the Chaplin Film Company.
The feud between the U.S. Navy and the Barbary pirates is the backdrop for this tale of adventure featuring a boy (Charles Farrell) who sets off to sea on a ship named Esther. Once aboard, the boy earns his nickname, \"the Commodore,\" and falls in love with a woman named Esther (Esther Ralston), for whom the ship was named. Problems arise when the ship is captured by pirates. The USS Constitution -- aka Old Ironsides -- soon turns up with Lt. Decatur (Johnnie Walker) to try to save the day.
Meek millionaire Alfred Butler (Buster Keaton) goes on a camping excursion with his faithful servant (Snitz Edwards). Once in the wilderness, Alfred ignores outdoor activities in favor of trying to woo a charming mountain girl (Sally O\'Neil), who wants nothing to do with her spoiled suitor. Trying to impress the girl, Alfred masquerades as boxing star \"Battling\" Butler (Francis McDonald). Unfortunately, when the real fighter finds out puny Alfred has been impersonating him, the brawl is on.
The Sorrows of Satan is a silent film by D. W. Griffith based on the novel The Sorrows of Satan by Marie Corelli. At this point in his career Griffith had given up his independent filmmaker status by joining Paramount Pictures.
The Mad Racer was a 1926 short comedy silent film directed by Philadelphian director, Benjamin Stoloff. The film starred Earle Foxe and Florence Gilbert.
The Block Signal is 1926 silent railroad drama directed by Frank O\'Connor and starring Ralph Lewis and Jean Arthur. It was produced by the Lumas Company and distributed by Gotham Pictures.
Poker Faces is a 1926 American silent comedy film directed by Harry A. Pollard starring Edward Everett Horton and Laura La Plante. It was produced and released by Universal Pictures.
Putrid Pete becomes infatuated with Alice\'s guitar playing, so he kidnaps her and imprisons her in his castle.
When the local hotel is found to be on fire, the firemen (all of them Julius the cat lookalikes), led by Fire Chief Alice, are called in. The residents are busy escaping the blaze while the cats get to work helping them out of the building and putting out the flames. When a feline tenant gets caught on the top floor, one of the firemen bravely saves her by riding a smoke cloud up to reach her, but when they get back to the ground, he finds her expiring from smoke inhalation. He saves the day by rolling the smoke out of her with a rolling pin, and when she revives the two fall instantly in love.
In his final film performance before dying in 1926, Rudolph Valentino tackles two roles, as a father and his son. Ahmed (Rudolph Valentino), the son of an Arab sheik and a kidnapped English gentlewoman (Agnes Ayres), loves local dancing girl Yasmin (Vilma Banky). When he slips out of his father\'s heavily guarded compound to woo her, he is kidnapped and held for ransom by a group of bandits led by Yasmin\'s father (George Fawcett) and Ghabah (Montagu Love), the Moor to whom she is betrothed.
During a party given by a district attorney (Edward Martindel), a valuable diamond goes missing. The attorney turns the lights off so the thief can return the jewel anonymously, but when they come back on, he\'s been stabbed to death. The guests soon discover the man\'s ward (Dorothy Sebastian) in a large clock, clutching the stolen stone. Insisting that she has no idea who pushed her into hiding, the girl remains a suspect -- until the lights go out again.