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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: 68
Vote Average: 6.1/10

Willy et le prestidigitateur

Willy wasnt very proud when he arrived home, for once again he was at the bottom of his class. As punishment his parents informed him that he would not be allowed to see the Conjuror...

Release On: 17th - October - 1912

Vote Count: 2
Vote Average: 6/10

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: 64
Vote Average: 7.2/10

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: 45
Vote Average: 6.8/10

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: 24
Vote Average: 5.8/10

An Unseen Enemy

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 closed he stores the money in his father's household safe. The slatternly housekeeper, aware of the money, enlists a criminal acquaintance to crack the safe. She attempts to get into the adjacent room where the sisters tremble in fear, but finds that the door is locked. The drunken housekeeper menaces them by brandishing a gun through a hole in the wall.

Release On: 9th - September - 1912

Vote Count: 23
Vote Average: 5.6/10

À la Conquête du Pôle

A science fantasy film that deals with an extraordinary race to the north pole by rival parties of balloonists. Based on the novel "The Adventures of Captain Hatteras" by Jules Verne.

Release On: 1st - January - 1912

Vote Count: 27
Vote Average: 6.2/10

The Girl and Her Trust

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

Release On: 28th - March - 1912

Vote Count: 34
Vote Average: 6.4/10


The orphan Dora is courted by two different gold miners.

Release On: 22nd - September - 1912

Vote Count: 6
Vote Average: 5.7/10

From the Manger to the Cross

The life of Jesus is played out in tableaux shot in the Holy Land.

Release On: 3rd - October - 1912

Vote Count: 17
Vote Average: 5.3/10

Algie, the Miner

When Algie Allmore asks to marry Clarice, the young woman's father gives him one year to prove that he's a man.

Release On: 28th - February - 1912

Vote Count: 13
Vote Average: 4.7/10

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: 41
Vote Average: 6.3/10

The Eternal Mother

John and Mary divorce their spouses to marry each other. Mary dies after giving birth and the baby is taken in by John's first wife, Martha. She refuses all contact with John until many years later when he becomes ill and she finally forgives him for deserting her.

Release On: 10th - January - 1912

Vote Count: 1
Vote Average: 4/10

Making an American Citizen

A recent immigrant learns several hard lessons about how husbands in America are expected to behave.

Release On: 30th - October - 1912

Vote Count: 10
Vote Average: 4.6/10

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: 14
Vote Average: 4.2/10

The Sunbeam

Set in a tenement, a lonely confirmed bachelor occupies a room across the hall from a dour spinster. Children run amok in the hallways playing pranks on the two. A little girl from the floor above, now alone in the world, brings the pair together and brightens their lives.

Release On: 26th - February - 1912

Vote Count: 13
Vote Average: 6.5/10

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: 24
Vote Average: 6.6/10

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: 9
Vote Average: 5.3/10

An Indian Summer

A lonely old widower arrives in town and seeks out a pleasant boarding place. The house he selects may be pleasant and homelike, but most of all it is owned by a widow, and managed by her daughter. The widow and the widower are impressed with each other at first sight and a romance is imminent. However, the widower realizes his hair is both white and scant and feels that unless he looks a little younger, his chances with the widow are slim. He writes to a hair tonic manufacturer for aid. While trying to keep the letter hidden from the widow, she becomes suspicious and imagines it is from another woman, so she turns about to make him jealous. Eventually a unique trick of fate smooths out all their misunderstandings.

Release On: 8th - July - 1912

Vote Count: 0
Vote Average: 0/10

One Is Business, the Other Crime

Griffith intercuts between the lives of two couples married on the same day. One couple is rich, the other poor. Time passes, and in desperation over joblessness, the poor husband attempts to burgle a home, only to be captured at gunpoint by the mistress of the house. It is the home of the rich couple. While holding the poor intruder at gunpoint, the rich wife accidentally discovers evidence implicating her own husband in a bribery scheme.

Release On: 24th - April - 1912

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 6/10