Ne Plus Ultra (Silent Films 1910's)by Cine_Independiente_MX | created - 9 months ago | updated - 1 hour ago | Public
Favorite Films, Silent Films 1910's,
"...the perfect or most extreme example of its kind; the ultimate..."
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Passed | 197 min | Drama, History
The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.
Votes: 13,319 | Gross: $2.18M
3. The Cigarette (1919)
51 min | Drama
A Parisian museum director believes his wife has lost interest in him and so places a poisoned cigarette in the box on his desk - thus allowing chance to decide the moment of his death.
4. The Blue Bird (1918)
Not Rated | 75 min | Fantasy
Two peasant children, Mytyl and Tyltyl, are led by Berylune, a fairy, to search for the Blue Bird of Happiness. Berylune gives Tyltyl a cap with a diamond setting, and when Tyltyl turns the... See full summary »
6. A Man There Was (1917)
Not Rated | 48 min | Drama, War
Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later, when his enemy's family finds itself dependent on Terje's beneficence, Terje must ... See full summary »
7. Tepeyac (1917)
90 min | Drama
A man (Arroyo Carrillo) is sent to Europe on a diplomatic mission. The ship in which he travels is sunk by a German submarine. In Mexico, his girlfriend Lupita (Cota) receives a telegram ... See full summary »
9. The Star Prince (1918)
54 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
The Star Prince falls to earth on a star and is found and reared by a woodcutter. Because the haughty prince is cruel to the beggar who claims to be his mother, a fairy transforms him into ... See full summary »
11. Tih Minh (1918)
418 min | Adventure, Mystery
Jacques d'Athys, a French adventurer, returns to his home in Nice after an expedition to Indochina where he has picked up a Eurasian fiancée and a book that, unbeknownst to him, contains a ... See full summary »
12. Sir Arne's Treasure (1919)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, History
Three Scottish officers, including Sir Archi, murder Sir Arne and his household for a coffin filled with gold. The only survivor is Elsalill, who moves to relatives in Marstrand. There she ... See full summary »
13. Shoes (1916)
60 min | Drama
A young working girl must suport her family on only five dollars a week. The strain of trying to feed, house and clothe her mother, her father and three brothers finally gets to be too much... See full summary »
14. The President (1919)
75 min | Drama
The judge in a Danish town sees his illegitimate daughter facing a trial for the murder of her newborn child, and is rather sure that she will be sentenced to death. She became pregnant ... See full summary »
15. The Queen of Spades (1916)
63 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
While hosting a game of cards one night, Narumov tells his friends a story about his grandmother, a Countess. As a young woman, she had once incurred an enormous gambling debt, which she ... See full summary »
20. The Hoodlum (1919)
Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy
A spoiled young rich girl is forced by misfortune to fight for survival in the slums and alleys, where she becomes involved with all manner of unpleasantness.
21. Sangre y arena (1917)
Juan Gallardo, a poor but ambitious young shoemaker's son in Southern Spain yearns to be a matador. To that end he and his companions set out for Seville where he eventually finds fame and ... See full summary »
22. 'Blue Blazes' Rawden (1918)
65 min | Drama, Western
Rawden, a lumberjack in the North woods, fights with crooked dance hall owner 'Ladyfingers' Hilgard over the affections of Babette DuFresne. Hilgard is killed. When Hilgard's mother and ... See full summary »
23. Stella Maris (1918)
Unrated | 84 min | Drama
Two young women - a paraplegic girl sheltered by her wealthy guardians and a more experienced orphan - fall in love with a man separated from his violent wife.
26. Mothers of France (1917)
A mother loses first her son and then her husband in the trenches of France during the First World War. She devotes herself to the French cause and to helping those wounded in the war.
27. Le coupable (1917)
81 min | Drama
A prosecuting attorney commences his summing-up : the defendant is his son whose pitiful fate led him to murder ; he left his mother he got pregnant and the unwed poor thing had to fight against a hostile world .
28. Deliverance (1919)
90 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of Helen Keller, who lost her vision and hearing at the age of two, was considered a hopeless case, but who through the diligent aid of teacher Anne Sullivan became a ... See full summary »
29. Father Sergius (1918)
112 min | Biography, Drama, History
Prince Kasatsky is a just and proud youth, shock and disappointment with the world bring him to church, he becomes father Sergius. It is a story of his piety and temptation.
31. The Red Lantern (1919)
70 min | Drama
Mahlee and Blanche Sackville are half-sisters, Blanche the daughter of an Englishman and his wife, Mahlee of the Englishman and his Chinese mistress. Mahlee rejects her people and attempts ... See full summary »
35. El beso de la muerte (1917)
72 min | Drama
In a boarding school for girls Margarita is called to reception: the duchess widow of Santauro, mother of Margarita, has gone to take her out. Her friend Laura, the daughter of Dr. Reyes, ... See full summary »
36. Her Sister's Rival (1916)
66 min | Drama
Wealthy Mrs. Khromova has a natural daughter, Musya, and an adopted daughter, Nata. The merchant Zhurov is in love with Nata, and hopes to marry her, but she is non-committal. When Zhurov ... See full summary »
37. Flirting with Fate (1916)
Not Rated | 50 min | Adventure, Comedy
In the midst of an emotional depression, a man hires a murderer to kill him. But the despair soon passes, and the man must now escape the killer he's hired to end his life.
39. His Picture in the Papers (1916)
Not Rated | 62 min | Comedy
A young man can only get the woman he loves if he becomes famous and manages to get his picture in the newspapers. He determines to let nothing stand in the way of his doing exactly that, ... See full summary »
41. Kaliya Mardan (1919)
47 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
The playmates of Krishna are insulted by a female villager who splashes water on them. They take revenge by stealing butter from her house. When they are beaten up by the woman, they again ... See full summary »
42. Im Lebenswirbel (1918)
Marriage between Margit and artist Erik Lind is interrupted by her infatuation with squire *Arvid Sund. She gives up the relationship because of Erik's illness and death. Arvid's brother however, brings the two back together.
44. Blue Jeans (1917)
Perry Bascom comes to the town of Rising Sun, Indiana, to take charge of the sawmills which have for years been managed by his father's best friend, Col. Henry Clay Risener. His father's ... See full summary »
45. Old Wives for New (1918)
Not Rated | 60 min | Drama
Charles Murdock neglects his fat and lazy wife in favor of Juliet Raeburn but, when Juliet's name is involved in murder, he marries Viola and takes her to Paris.
Votes: 168 | Gross: $0.29M