With Biograph Company (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Diving Girl (1911)

8 min | Comedy, Short

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With her uncle she visits the seashore and goes bathing with a party of her brother's friends. Uncle also takes a dip and is annoyed at the perilous performance of the girl. He orders her ... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Fred Mace, Mabel Normand, William J. Butler, Verner Clarges

2. Brigantia

141 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Pre-production

A present-day British archaeologist finds an ancient village telling a story of a Druid Minitre Airell in the time Christ and religious upheaval, and through his life revealing the secret mysteries of Briton, the Druids, the coming of a new world.

Director: Thomas R. Bond II | Stars: Robert Powell, James Robinson, James Phelps, Andy Beckwith

3. The Red Man's View

137 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Pre-production

A Shoshone band who lived in a secluded valley in the 1860's, during the time of the last 'Free' roaming Native Americans in the midst of the American Civil War. They are discovered by a group of Union soldiers and squatters and forced to move from their home. They are moved from valley to valley as the Union takes more and more of their land in a plan to eradicate the country of 'Savages' ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas R. Bond II | Stars: Zahn McClarnon, Booboo Stewart, Courtney Gains, Billy Drago

4. The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A young wife and her musician husband live in poverty in a New York City tenement. The husband's job requires him to go away for for a number of days. On his return, he is robbed by the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Elmer Booth, Lillian Gish, Clara T. Bracy, Walter Miller

Votes: 1,824

5. Judith of Bethulia (1914)

Not Rated | 61 min | Drama

6.2
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A religious woman seeks to save her people from destruction by seducing and murdering the enemy leader, but her plans get complicated once she falls for him.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron

Votes: 1,185

6. The Lonedale Operator (1911)

Unrated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.5
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When her father becomes ill, a young woman takes over the telegraph at a lonely western railroad station. She soon gets word that the next train will deliver the payroll for a mining ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, George Nichols, Francis J. Grandon, Wilfred Lucas

Votes: 944

7. A Corner in Wheat (1909)

G | 14 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.6
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An unscrupulous and greedy capitalist speculator decides to corner the wheat market for his own profit, establishing complete control over the markets.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, Grace Henderson, James Kirkwood, Linda Arvidson

Votes: 1,956

8. An Unseen Enemy (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Crime, Short, Thriller

6.6
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The physician's death orphans his two adolescent daughters. Their older brother is able to convert some of the doctor's small estate to cash. But it is late in the day, and with the banks ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Elmer Booth, Robert Harron

Votes: 685

9. The New York Hat (1912)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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The young village minister was not quite as discreet as he might have been in fulfilling the strange trust left by the dying mother, but it certainly worked for the common good. By the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Charles Hill Mailes, Kate Bruce, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 712

10. The Two Brothers (I) (1910)

17 min | Short, Romance, Western

5.1
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In Camarillo, principality of the Spanish dominion, there lived two brothers, Jose and Manuel. Born in a noble Spanish family and reared by a mother noble in both station and character, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Dell Henderson, Kate Bruce, Marion Leonard

Votes: 23

11. The Battle of Elderbush Gulch (1913)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Action, Western

6.2
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The fact that an Indian tribe is eating puppies starts an action packed battle in a western town.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mae Marsh, Leslie Loveridge, Alfred Paget, Robert Harron

Votes: 686

12. The Girl and Her Trust (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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Some tramps assault the telegraph office trying to rob $2000 delivered by train. The telegraphist girl, trying to help, telegraphs the next station and then the men are captured.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dorothy Bernard, Wilfred Lucas, Alfred Paget, Charles Hill Mailes

Votes: 1,025

13. In Old California (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama, History

7.0
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An historical dramatization of a Spanish woman during the reign of Spanish and Mexican owned California in the early 19th century.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Henry B. Walthall

Votes: 40

14. The Mothering Heart (1913)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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A young couple struggle to get ahead, the wife always assuaging the troubles of her melancholy husband. As he climbs the ladder of success, he abandons the homely values and takes up with ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Miller, Lillian Gish, Kate Bruce, Viola Barry

Votes: 678

15. The Sealed Room (1909)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Drama, History

6.0
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A king exacts vengeance upon his faithless mistress and her lover.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Henry B. Walthall, Linda Arvidson

Votes: 659

16. The Lonely Villa (1909)

8 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A gang of thieves lure a man out of his home so that they can rob it and threaten his wife and children. The family barricade themselves in an interior room, but the criminals are ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: David Miles, Marion Leonard, Mary Pickford, Gladys Egan

Votes: 710

17. The Impalement (1910)

16 min | Short, Drama

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Walter Avery is blessed with a most dutiful and loving wife, whose every endeavor and thought is to make him happy, but he being a man of the world, finds domestic life dull, and his wife's... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, Florence Barker, Alfred Paget, Kate Bruce

18. The Painted Lady (1912)

Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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A lonely young woman lives with her strict father who forbids her to wear make-up. One day at an ice cream social, she meets a young man you seems interested in her. However, unknown to her... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Madge Kirby, Charles Hill Mailes, Kate Bruce

Votes: 474

19. The Unchanging Sea (1910)

Not Rated | 14 min | Drama, Short

6.4
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In this story set at a seaside fishing village and inspired by a Charles Kingsley poem, a young couple's happy life is turned about by an accident. The husband, although saved from drowning... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Linda Arvidson, Gladys Egan, Mary Pickford

Votes: 544

20. The Red Man's View (1909)

14 min | Short, Western

5.9
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An Indian village is forced to leave its land by white settlers, and must make a long and weary journey to find a new home. The settlers make one young Indian woman stay behind. This woman ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Owen Moore, Lottie Pickford, Kate Bruce, Charles Craig

Votes: 282

21. Ramona (1910)

17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Ramona is a little orphan of the great Spanish household of Moreno. Alessandro, the Indian, arrives at the Camulos ranch with his sheep-shearers, showing his first meeting with Ramona. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Francis J. Grandon, Kate Bruce

Votes: 310

22. The Sands of Dee (1912)

17 min | Romance, Short

6.8
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A young girl who lives by the sea with her parents, is the object of one fellows affection. One day she meets a wily artist painting on the beach, he seduces the young girl and gives her a ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Charles Hill Mailes, Grace Henderson

Votes: 57

23. Enoch Arden: Part I (1911)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Drama

6.3
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Enoch Arden, a humble fisherman, marries Annie Lee. He signs on as a sailor to make more money to support their growing family. A storm wrecks his ship, but Enoch swims to a deserted island... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Linda Arvidson, Francis J. Grandon, George Nichols

Votes: 258

24. Grannie (1912)

4.1
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There is no documentation that a film bearing this title was directed by D.W. Griffith, or was produced by Biograph at this time. It may have been suspended before completion or else released under another title.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Star: Mary Pickford

Votes: 13

25. The Transformation of Mike (1912)

17 min | Crime, Short, Drama

5.5
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Mike breaks into an apartment to steal an old man's money, not realizing it's his girlfriend's father. When he discovers whose apartment it is, he begs her for forgiveness.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Blanche Sweet, Edna Foster, William J. Butler

Votes: 33

26. Swords and Hearts (1911)

Not Rated | 17 min | Drama, Short, War

5.6
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A poor girl is secretly in love with a wealthy young planter. During the Civil War she helps him escape capture by Union soldiers. After the war, with his fortune gone, she confesses that she loves him.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Claire McDowell, Dorothy West, William J. Butler

Votes: 167

27. The Taming of the Shrew (1908)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Based on Shakespeare's play: Petruchio courts the bad-tempered Katharina, and tries to change her aggressive behavior.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Florence Lawrence, Arthur V. Johnson, Linda Arvidson, Harry Solter

Votes: 86

28. What Shall We Do with Our Old? (1911)

17 min | Drama, Short

6.2
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An elderly carpenter is told by a doctor that his wife is seriously ill. Soon afterwards, an insensitive shop foreman lays him off from his job because of his age. Unable to find work, and ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: W. Chrystie Miller, Claire McDowell, Adolph Lestina, George Nichols

Votes: 214

29. The Country Doctor (1909)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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While caring for his sick daughter, a doctor is called away to the sickbed of a neighbor. He finds the neighbor gravely ill, and ignores his wife's pleas to come home and care for his own daughter, who has taken a turn for the worse.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, Florence Lawrence, Gladys Egan, Kate Bruce

Votes: 483

30. In the Border States (1910)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Drama, War

6.4
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During the Civil War, a father living in a border state leaves to join the Union Army. After he leaves, Confederate troops forage on his property, where a soldier encounters one of his ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Charles Arling, Owen Moore, William J. Butler

Votes: 422

31. The Renunciation (1909)

11 min | Short

5.0
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Two miners are fighting over a woman, and one is about to murder the other in his sleep. At the critical moment, the woman introduces her fiancé from the city.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Anthony O'Sullivan, James Kirkwood, Harry Solter

Votes: 72

32. Death's Marathon (1913)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Two business partners pursue the same woman. She accepts the marriage proposal of the irresponsible partner, much to her later regret. He squanders money on gambling, as his interest in her... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall, Walter Miller, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 451

33. The Ruling Passion (1911)

18 min | Drama, Short

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A brother and sister decide to play pirates with a real boat. It becomes untied from the dock and drifts away with the kids in it. Soon it starts to sink. Their father hires a motor boat to... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Edna Foster, Wilfred Lucas, Claire McDowell, Marie Newton

34. Life of Villa (1912)

Documentary, War

7.5
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Although some scenes were re-enacted after the fact, this is a real documentary on the struggle of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to overthrow dictator Porfirio Díaz . Directors Christy... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Pancho Villa, Don Luis Terrazas

Votes: 15

35. The House with Closed Shutters (1910)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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During the Civil War a young soldier loses his nerve in battle and runs away to his home to hide; his sister puts on his uniform, takes her brother's place in the battle, and is killed. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Dorothy West, Grace Henderson, Charles West

Votes: 422

36. The Female of the Species (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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Four survivors from an abandoned mining town - a married couple, the wife's sister, and a younger woman - are making a desperate trip to safety across the desert. The wife suspects the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles West, Claire McDowell, Mary Pickford, Dorothy Bernard

Votes: 222

37. Pippa Passes; or, The Song of Conscience (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.6
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Pippa awakes and faces the world outside with a song. Unknown to her, the music has a healing effect on all who hear her as she passes by.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Gertrude Robinson, George Nichols, James Kirkwood, Linda Arvidson

Votes: 63

38. Man's Genesis (1912)

17 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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A man tells his grandchildren about prehistoric man. Weakhands is unable to court a woman because of his physical weakness. Humiliated by Bruteforce, he bumps into Lillywhite, who has also ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: W. Chrystie Miller, Robert Harron, Mae Marsh, Wilfred Lucas

Votes: 56

39. The Woman in Black (I) (1914)

40 min | Short, Drama

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Young gypsy girl Mary, is seduced by the immoral Robert Crane and abandoned. She is exiled from the gypsies and, along with her mother Zenda, known as "The Woman in Black," she vows revenge... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Marston | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Alan Hale, Mrs. Lawrence Marston, Marie Newton

40. Two Women and a Man (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

3.8
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A man strikes it big on the stock market and abandons his wife for a singer. Later his stocks collapse and his new wife refuses to pawn her jewels to help him.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Frank Powell, Kate Bruce, Mabel Trunnelle, Ruth Hart

Votes: 5

41. The Necklace (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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Miss Louise Leroque was one of those charming young ladies, born, as if through an error of destiny, into a family of clerks, and after she married John Kendrick, she suffered an incessant ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Rose King, Herbert Prior, Caroline Harris, Mary Pickford

Votes: 15

42. Our American Sweetheart

Biography, Drama | Announced

Deals with Mary Pickford's life, her personal and career struggles, to the end of her life at her home 'Pickfair'.

Director: Thomas R. Bond II | Stars: Gary Lockwood, Aimee-Lynn Chadwick, Taryn Southern, Samantha Lockwood

43. Leather Stocking (1909)

11 min | Short, Adventure

4.0
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A short version of James Fenimore Cooper's famous tale about Natty Bumppo, or "Hawkeye," and his exploits during the French and Indian war.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Marion Leonard, Linda Arvidson, Mack Sennett

Votes: 7

44. The Revenue Man and the Girl (1911)

17 min | Drama, Short

4.6
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The Moonshiner's daughter meets one of the revenue men and is attracted by his appearance as he is with hers. She, while rough in nature, has a tender heart, as is shown by her attention to... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Edwin August, Dorothy West, Mabel Normand, Marion Sunshine

Votes: 27

45. Lime Kiln Club Field Day (1913)

65 min

5.6
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Modeled after a popular collection of stories known as "Brother Gardener's Lime Kiln Club," the plot features three suitors vying to win the hand of the local beauty.

Directors: T. Hayes Hunter, Edwin Middleton | Stars: Bert Williams, Odessa Warren Grey, Wes Jenkins, Tom Brown

Votes: 25

46. The Rose of Kentucky (1911)

17 min | Romance, Short

6.2
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A farmer takes in a young orphan after her mother's death and sends her off to school. After she's grown, he encourages her to consider his younger brother as a husband. When the younger ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Marion Sunshine, Charles West, Kate Bruce

Votes: 23

47. Friends (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Western, Romance

5.6
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The orphan Dora is courted by two different gold miners.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Lionel Barrymore, Harry Carey

Votes: 212

48. The Sunbeam (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Drama, Short, Romance

6.2
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Set in a tenement boarding house, a lonely confirmed bachelor occupies a room across the hall from a dour spinster. Children run amok in the hallways playing pranks. Believing the bachelor ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Ynez Seabury, Kate Bruce, Claire McDowell, Dell Henderson

Votes: 314

49. The House of Darkness (1913)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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A potentially violent patient in an insane asylum is calmed when he hears a nurse playing the piano. But shortly afterwards he breaks free, eludes his pursuers, and acquires a gun. He soon ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Claire McDowell, Charles Hill Mailes, Lillian Gish

Votes: 272

50. The Slave (1909)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.6
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A Greek woman marries a struggling sculptor. When he can't support her and their baby, she offers to sell herself as a slave to allow them to buy food.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Florence Lawrence, James Kirkwood, Harry Solter, Henry B. Walthall

Votes: 10


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