A young American man is transported back to London in the time of the American Revolution and meets his ancestors. Read More »
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The popular Caucasian-looking son (Richard Barthelmess) of a wealthy Chinese businessman lives away from his widowed father and passes as white Read More »
A cavalcade of English life from New Year’s Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot. Read More »
Story of the starts of this steam-powered engine and its usage from the first steamship voyage across the Atlantic Ocean. Read More »
Young lovers fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. Read More »
Jerry Larabee (Richard Barthelmess)is a gangster who can play piano and sing, mostly to entertain his girl Alice (Betty Compson), who is quite visibly thrilled by his crooning. Read More »
Oliver’s mother, a penniless outcast, died giving birth to him. As a young boy Oliver is brought up in a workhouse, later apprenticed to an uncaring undertaker Read More »
When Mary Turner is sent to prison for a crime she did not commit, she vows upon her release to take vengeance on those who wronged her, always staying however within the letter of the law. Read More »
The Sea Hawk (1924) Frank Lloyd, Milton Sills, Enid Bennett, Lloyd Hughes, Adventure, Drama, Romance
The adventures of Oliver Tressilian, who goes from English gentry to galley slave to captain of a Moorish fighting ship, all the while trying to regain his lady love. Read More »
A Tale of Two Cities (1917) Frank Lloyd, William Farnum, Jewel Carmen, Charles Clary, Drama, History, Romance, War
Charles Darnay is the nephew of the Marquis St. Evremonde in pre-Revolutionary France, but disagrees with the French feudal system and emigrates to England, where he is falsely accuses him of being a spy. Read More »
In this western adventure, set in California just after the Spanish-American War, a Mexican rancher becomes a populist avenger battling injustice and corruption. Read More »
The Howards of Virginia (1940) Frank Lloyd, Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Drama, History, War
Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbrining when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Read More »
Children of Divorce (1927) Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg, Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, Gary Cooper, Drama, Romance
A young flapper tricks her childhood sweetheart into marrying her. He really loves another woman, but didn’t marry her for fear the marriage would end in divorce, like his parents’. Complications ensue.
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When Empress Catherine of France launches an attack on French Protestants known as Huguenots, the Comte de la Roche saves the life of his enemy, the Huguenot Rupert de Vrieac, by making him an indentured servant in his castle.
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The Divine Lady (1929) Frank Lloyd, Corinne Griffith, Victor Varconi, H.B. Warner, Drama, History, Romance
A partly fictionalized account of history begins with the arrival of slatternly Emma Hart, a cook’s daughter, at the home of Charles Greville. Greville takes her as his lover and grooms her until their relationship becomes an inconvenience. Greville then dupes Emma into traveling to Naples to live with his uncle, Lord Hamilton, ambassador to the court at Naples. Realizing that Greville has abandoned her, Emma agrees to marry Lord Hamilton. Soon, however, she meets Admiral Horatio Nelson of the British Navy.
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