Cook Book Chapter 6

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1. The Battle of Gettysburg (1913)

Drama, War

A young woman's sweetheart fights for the Union, while her brother fights for the Confederates, in the pivotal 1863 battle of the U.S. Civil War.

Directors: Charles Giblyn, Thomas H. Ince | Stars: Willard Mack, Charles Edler, Ann Little, Joe King

Votes: 20

2. The Typhoon (1914)

50 min | Drama

Japanese diplomat Tokoramo ( Sessue Hayakawa ), on a mission to Paris, begins a love affair with chorus girl, Helene ( Gladys Brockwell ), who subsequently rejects her American fiance, ... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Gladys Brockwell, Frank Borzage, Henry Kotani

Votes: 13

3. The Coward (I) (1915)

Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, History, War

Confederate soldier Frank Winslow is terrified of the war and eventually runs away from battle. But when he finds himself behind enemy lines with vital information, he must decide between ... See full summary »

Directors: Reginald Barker, Thomas H. Ince | Stars: Frank Keenan, Charles Ray, Gertrude Claire, Patricia Palmer

Votes: 226

4. Hell's Hinges (1916)

Unrated | 64 min | Romance, Western

In the wayward western town known as Hell's Hinges, a local tough guy is reformed by the faith of a good woman.

Directors: Charles Swickard, William S. Hart, Clifford Smith | Stars: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing, Alfred Hollingsworth

Votes: 801

5. The Aryan (1916)

50 min | Western

Steve Denton, rich from years of prospecting, is fleeced by the citizens of Yellow Ridge. In his rage, he kidnaps the woman most responsible and makes her his slave in a desert hideaway. He... See full summary »

Directors: Reginald Barker, William S. Hart, Clifford Smith | Stars: William S. Hart, Gertrude Claire, Charles K. French, Louise Glaum

Votes: 12

6. Civilization (1915)

85 min | Drama

Christ takes on the form of a pacifist count to end a senseless war.

Directors: Reginald Barker, Thomas H. Ince, Raymond B. West, Walter Edwards, David Hartford, Jay Hunt, J. Parker Read Jr. | Stars: Howard Hickman, Enid Markey, Lola May, Kate Bruce

Votes: 264

7. The Patriot (1916)

50 min | Western

Bob Wiley, a veteran and a patriot, discovers gold on his New Mexico ranch. He mines it secretly, hoping to build up a fortune for his son Bobby. But his secret is found out, and corrupt ... See full summary »

Director: William S. Hart | Stars: William S. Hart, Georgie Stone, Francis Carpenter, Joe Goodboy

Votes: 8

8. The Beggar of Cawnpore (1916)

60 min | Drama

British army doctor Robert Lowndes battles a cholera epidemic at a small fort in Cawnpore, India, in the 1850s. When he catches a fever he begins to take morphine in order to continue ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Swickard | Stars: H.B. Warner, Lola May, Wyndham Standing, Alfred Hollingsworth

9. Human Wreckage (1923)

80 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

An attorney's wife is determined to fight the evils of addictive substances.

Directors: John Griffith Wray, Dorothy Davenport | Stars: Dorothy Davenport, James Kirkwood, Bessie Love, George Hackathorne

Votes: 11

10. Anna Christie (1923)

96 min | Drama

A troubled young woman comes to live with her estranged father on the New York waterfront. A tough sailor falls in love with her, sparking conflict between her father and her suitor. What ... See full summary »

Directors: John Griffith Wray, Thomas H. Ince | Stars: Blanche Sweet, William Russell, George F. Marion, Eugenie Besserer

Votes: 74

11. Teddy at the Throttle (1917)

Not Rated | 18 min | Comedy, Short

Gloria Dawn lives down the hall from her sweetheart, Bobbie Knight. The dishonest Henry Black is Gloria's guardian, and he is also in charge of Bobbie's inheritance. The scheming guardian ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence G. Badger | Stars: Bobby Vernon, Gloria Swanson, Wallace Beery, May Emory

Votes: 455

12. Wife and Auto Trouble (1916)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

A mild-mannered man's problems with his domineering wife and mother-in-law lead to complications with the law.

Director: Dell Henderson | Stars: William Collier Sr., Blanche Payson, Joseph Belmont, Alice Davenport

Votes: 149

13. The Masquerader (I) (1914)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Comedy

Charlie is an actor in a film studio. He messes up several scenes and is tossed out. Returning dressed as a lady, he charms the director. Even so, Charlie never makes it into film, winding up at the bottom of a well.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Chester Conklin, Charles Murray

Votes: 1,136

14. The Surf Girl (1916)

20 min | Short, Comedy

Several people have decided to go swimming at the swimming pool at Coney Island. They include a young woman with a strong armed boyfriend, and another young woman accompanied to the park by... See full summary »

Director: Harry Edwards | Stars: Fritz Schade, Raymond Griffith, Al Kaufman, Ivy Crosthwaite

Votes: 83

15. Making a Living (1914)

TV-G | 13 min | Short, Comedy

An out-of-work swindler takes a job as a reporter. After witnessing a car go over cliff, he grabs a rival reporter's camera and races to the newspaper office to enter the photo as his own. ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Lehrman | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Emma Clifton, Chester Conklin, Alice Davenport

Votes: 1,693

16. Mabel's Strange Predicament (1914)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Comedy

In a hotel lobby an inebriated Charlie runs into an elegant lady, gets tied hup in her dog's leash, and falls down. He later runs into her in the hotel corridor, locked out of her room. ... See full summary »

Director: Mabel Normand | Stars: Mabel Normand, Charles Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Alice Davenport

Votes: 1,293

17. Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

A con man from the city dupes a wealthy country girl into marriage.

Directors: Mack Sennett, Charles Bennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain

Votes: 3,193

18. The Tramp (1915)

TV-G | 26 min | Short, Comedy

The Little Fellow finds the girl of his dreams and work on a family farm.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon, Bud Jamison

Votes: 2,796

19. The Bank (1915)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Short

Charlie does everything but an efficient job as janitor. Edna buys her fiance, the cashier, a birthday present. Charlie thinks "To Charles with Love" is for him. He presents her a rose ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Billy Armstrong, Carl Stockdale

Votes: 1,653

20. A Night in the Show (1915)

Not Rated | 24 min | Comedy, Short

Mr. Pest tries several theatre seats before winding up in front in a fight with the conductor. He is thrown out. In the lobby he pushes a fat lady into a fountain and returns to sit down by... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Lloyd Bacon, Lawrence A. Bowes

Votes: 1,606

21. The Floorwalker (1916)

TV-G | 29 min | Short, Comedy

The Tramp is tricked into impersonating an embezzling floorwalker in a department store.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon

Votes: 1,979

22. The Fireman (1916)

TV-G | 24 min | Short, Comedy

Charlie is a fireman who always does everything wrong. A man talks the Fire Chief into ignoring his burning home (he wants the insurance money) unaware that his daughter (the love of the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Eric Campbell

Votes: 2,141

23. One A.M. (1916)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family, Short

A drunken homeowner has a difficult time getting about in his home after arriving home late at night.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin

Votes: 2,706

24. The Pawnshop (1916)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Short

Charlie competes with his fellow shop assistant. He is fired by the pawnbroker and rehired. He nearly destroys everything in the shop and himself. He helps capture a burglar. He destroys a client's clock while examining it in detail.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Edna Purviance, John Rand

Votes: 2,851

25. The Rink (1916)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Short

After causing restaurant chaos at work, a bumbling waiter tears up the local roller rink with his skating.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, James T. Kelley, Eric Campbell

Votes: 3,044

26. Easy Street (1917)

Unrated | 24 min | Short, Comedy

A reformed tramp becomes a police constable who must fight a huge thug who dominates an inner city street.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 4,500

27. The Immigrant (1917)

Unrated | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Charlie is an immigrant who endures a challenging voyage and gets into trouble as soon as he arrives in America.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 6,903

28. The Adventurer (I) (1917)

Unrated | 24 min | Comedy, Short

The Little Tramp escapes from prison; saves a girl and her mother from drowning; and creates havoc at a swank party.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman

Votes: 3,329

29. A Dog's Life (1918)

Not Rated | 33 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

The Little Tramp and his dog companion struggle to survive in the inner city.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Dave Anderson, Bert Appling

Votes: 6,840

30. Shoulder Arms (1918)

45 min | Comedy, War

Charlie is a boot camp private who has a dream of being a hero who goes on a daring mission behind enemy lines.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Edna Purviance, Charles Chaplin, Syd Chaplin, Loyal Underwood

Votes: 5,522

31. The Idle Class (1921)

TV-G | 32 min | Short, Comedy

A tramp sneaks into a upper class golf resort. The tramp meets a rich woman who is having an argument with her drunken husband. Complications arise when she mistakes the tramp for her husband.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Charles Aber, Joe Anderson

Votes: 2,974

32. Pay Day (I) (1922)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Short

After a difficult day at work, a bricklayer tries to enjoy his pay day without his wife knowing.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Mack Swain, Edna Purviance

Votes: 3,324 | Gross: $0.13M

33. The Kid (1921)

Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Carl Miller

Votes: 103,706 | Gross: $5.45M

34. The Pilgrim (1923)

TV-G | 47 min | Comedy

The Tramp is an escaped convict who is mistaken as a pastor in a small town church.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin, Mai Wells

Votes: 3,984 | Gross: $0.28M

35. A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

A kept woman runs into her former fiancé and finds herself torn between love and comfort.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Edna Purviance, Clarence Geldart, Carl Miller, Lydia Knott

Votes: 4,488 | Gross: $0.39M

36. The Gold Rush (1925)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman

Votes: 93,319 | Gross: $5.45M

37. The Circus (1928)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

90 Metascore

The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia, Harry Crocker

Votes: 24,150

38. City Lights (1931)

G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

99 Metascore

With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers

Votes: 155,369 | Gross: $0.02M

39. Modern Times (1936)

G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

96 Metascore

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford

Votes: 201,649 | Gross: $0.16M

40. The Great Dictator (1940)

Passed | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War

Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 189,603

41. Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

Passed | 124 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Votes: 14,726 | Gross: $0.33M

42. Limelight (1952)

G | 137 min | Drama, Music, Romance

A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find purpose and hope in their lives.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton

Votes: 16,785 | Gross: $1.00M

43. A King in New York (1957)

G | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

A recently-deposed European monarch seeks shelter in New York City, where he becomes an accidental television celebrity and is later wrongly accused of being a Communist.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston

Votes: 6,764

44. A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)

Passed | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

In Hong Kong, the ambassador returning to America meets the Russian countess, a refugee without a passport, who decides to hide in his cabin.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Marlon Brando, Sophia Loren, Sydney Chaplin, Tippi Hedren

Votes: 5,037

45. The Butcher Boy (1917)

Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Comedy