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The Musketeers of Pig Alley

A man recognizes the thief who had previously robbed him as one of the men involved in an unrelated mob shootout.

Release On: 31st - October - 1912

Vote Count: 58
Vote Average: 6.2/10


Man's Genesis

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 been cowering since her mother died. But when they venture out in search of breakfast, Bruteforce separates the couple and sends Weakhands scrambling into a cave. There, he hits upon the design for a club: A rock on the end of a stick. With this equalizer, he soon vanquishes Bruteforce and wins Lillywhite back again.

Release On: 10th - July - 1912

Vote Count: 5
Vote Average: 4.4/10


From the Manger to the Cross

One of the first American movies to depict the life of Christ.

Release On: 3rd - October - 1912

Vote Count: 14
Vote Average: 5.2/10


Help! Help!

A send-up of Griffith's THE LONELY VILLA and other movies of that sort, such as THE GIRLS AND DADDY, THE LONEDALE OPERATOR and many others, as the heroine, thinking that burglars are trying to break into her home phones her husband at the office, who rushes home.... well, who tries to rush home in his chauffeur-driven automobile.

Release On: 10th - April - 1912

Vote Count: 11
Vote Average: 4.5/10


The Old Actor

An elderly actor who lives with his wife and daughter is dismissed from his acting job because he is considered too old. On his way home from the theatre he panics at the thought of telling his family the bad news and decides to disguise himself as a beggar. His daughter's beau accidentally gives him a five dollar gold piece, thinking that it was a smaller coin. A chase ensues with a policeman, the daughter, and her beau in hot pursuit. When caught he is recognized by his shocked daughter, but is quickly forgiven by all. Meanwhile the actor hired to replace him has already been fired and a messenger is dispatched to rehire the Old Actor to the delight of his wife, daughter, and fellow actors.

Release On: 6th - May - 1912

Vote Count: 14
Vote Average: 5.6/10


Falling Leaves

It's early autumn and Dr. Headley eagerly demonstrates what seems to be a miraculous cure for tuberculosis. Not far from where he is working, the disease seems preparing to soon claim yet another life, a teenage girl named Winifred. Winifred's mother and little sister Trixie are devastated. When Trixie hears the family doctor say of Winifred that "when the last leaf falls, she will have passed away," she interprets the doctor's words literally. Thinking over what she has heard, she determines to do everything possible to save her sister.

Release On: 15th - March - 1912

Vote Count: 38
Vote Average: 6.8/10


The Lesser Evil

A young woman’s peaceful existence is shattered when she is abducted by the crew of a boat of smugglers, who then also turn against their captain.

Release On: 28th - April - 1912

Vote Count: 6
Vote Average: 5.3/10


For His Son

A father, anxious for his son's financial well being, develops a special soda pop called Dopokoke which is laced with cocaine. Dopokoke is advertised as relief "for that tired feeling." The drink is a success, but the son becomes addicted to it, much to his father's regret. Loosely based on the allegations that the Coca-Cola company and other soft drink manufacturers laced their soda with dope.

Release On: 21st - January - 1912

Vote Count: 9
Vote Average: 5.8/10


The Sunbeam

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 perpetrated one particular prank, the spinster woman enters his room to confront him. She is followed by a neighbor child. Meanwhile, the other children have stolen a scarlet fever quarantine sign and posted it on the bachelor's door.

Release On: 25th - February - 1912

Vote Count: 9
Vote Average: 6.2/10


The Massacre

The story of the massacre of an Indian village, and the ensuing retaliation.

Release On: 25th - February - 1912

Vote Count: 14
Vote Average: 5.8/10


Le cœur et l'argent

The innkeeper's daughter is in love, but her mother has already decided that she is going to be married to another man.

Release On: 23rd - August - 1912

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 5.4/10


The Cry of the Children

An indictment of the evils of child labor, the film was controversial in its time for its use of actual footage of children employed in a working mill.

Release On: 30th - April - 1912

Vote Count: 10
Vote Average: 5.3/10


A Cure for Pokeritis

This domestic comedy depicts a woman who stops her husband's gambling habit by having her cousin stage a fake police raid on the weekly poker game.

Release On: 31st - December - 1912

Vote Count: 15
Vote Average: 4.8/10


Cleopatra

The fabled queen of Egypt's affair with Roman general Marc Antony is ultimately disastrous for both of them.

Release On: 13th - November - 1912

Vote Count: 11
Vote Average: 2.9/10


The Girl and Her Trust

A train-station telegraphist warns the next station of approaching bandits.

Release On: 28th - March - 1912

Vote Count: 29
Vote Average: 6.4/10


Месть кинематографического оператора

A jilted husband takes his revenge by filming his wife and her lover and showing the result at the local cinema. This was one of Starewicz' first animated films, and stars a cast of animated beetles.

Release On: 27th - October - 1912

Vote Count: 58
Vote Average: 7.1/10


How a Mosquito Operates

A hungry mosquito spots and follows a man on his way home. The mosquito slips into the room where the man is sleeping, and gets ready for a meal. His first attempts startle the man and wake him up, but the mosquito is very persistent.

Release On: 1st - January - 1912

Vote Count: 36
Vote Average: 6.3/10


The Land Beyond the Sunset

A poor young boy goes on a field trip and dreams of escaping to a land beyond the sunset.

Release On: 28th - October - 1912

Vote Count: 22
Vote Average: 6.6/10


The Invaders

The U.S. Army and the Indians sign a peace treaty. However, a group of surveyors trespass on the Indians' land and violate the treaty. The army refuses to listen to the Indians' complaints, and the surveyors are killed by the Indians. A vicious Indian war ensues, culminating in an Indian attack on an army fort.

Release On: 29th - November - 1912

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 5.3/10


The New York Hat

To fulfill a dying mother's bequest for her daughter, the town pastor purchases the daughter a stylish hat, and gossip spreads through the town.

Release On: 5th - December - 1912

Vote Count: 20
Vote Average: 5.7/10