Plot Author Matching "Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>" (Sorted by Year Ascending)



1. Caught by Wireless (1908)

10 min | Short, Drama

5.2
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In Ireland, Paddy is having troubles with his rent collector who has also made advances to Paddy's wife. The rent collector enlists the aid of the Black-and-Tans and Paddy has to flee to ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace McCutcheon | Stars: D.W. Griffith, Edward Dillon

Votes: 29

2. The Spirit of '76 (1908)

Short, Action, Drama

3.7
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During the American Revolution, an American girl, played by Betty Harte, hides her soldier sweetheart, played by Hobart Bosworth, when British Redcoats occupy her plantation. Through a ruse... See full summary »

Director: Francis Boggs | Stars: Hobart Bosworth, Betty Harte, Tom Santschi

Votes: 6

3. The Hessian Renegades (1909)

10 min | Drama, Short, War

5.5
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During the American Revolution, a young soldier carrying a crucial message to General Washington is spotted and pursued by a group of enemy soldiers. He takes refuge with a civilian family,... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Owen Moore, Linda Arvidson, Kate Bruce, William J. Butler

Votes: 125

4. The Last Deal (1910)

11 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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In this Biograph subject a most powerful moral is presented against all forms of gambling, and it is indeed a convincing lesson to those given to such follies, for although the hero was ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Owen Moore, Ruth Hart, Edith Haldeman, George Nichols

Votes: 8

5. Behind the Stockade (1911)

Short, Drama

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Major Williams is engaged in tobacco culture and employs many natives and half breeds. His daughter, Florence, is quite a favorite on the ranch and has attracted the attention of Pedro, the... See full summary »

Directors: Thomas H. Ince, George Loane Tucker | Stars: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore

6. How Mrs. Murray Saved the American Army (1911)

Short, Action, Drama

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During the American Revolution, Mrs. Murray (Miriam Nesbitt), a spirited American wife, pretends to welcome the British command into her home, While they gorge on her enormous meals, she ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Miriam Nesbitt, Mabel Trunnelle, Charles Ogle, Robert Brower

7. Hands Across the Sea in '76 (1911)

Short, Drama, Thriller

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Features a chronological parade of major events and battles of the American Revolution, with a side-plot emphasis on the emotional stress of a patriotic American girl, played by Dorothy ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence B. McGill | Stars: Dorothy Gibson, William S. Rising, Helen Marten, Thomas Irwin

8. Cameo Kirby (1914)

Passed | 50 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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"Cameo" Kirby, so called because of his fondness for cameos, is the son of a New Orleans plantation owner who dies insolvent. When the plantation and slaves are sold at auction, Cameo's ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Apfel | Stars: Dustin Farnum, Winifred Kingston, James Neill, Fred Montague

9. Damaged Goods (1914)

Drama

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"Damaged Goods" pictures the terrible consequences of vice and the physical ruin that follows the abuse of moral law. It is a stirring plea for a pure life before marriage, in order to make... See full summary »

Director: Tom Ricketts | Stars: Richard Bennett, Adrienne Morrison, Maud Milton, Olive Templeton

10. Fatty and Minnie He-Haw (1914)

Passed | Short, Comedy, Western

4.7
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Fatty steals a ride on a train, discovered, and put off in the middle of nowhere. He stumbles along over the hot desert and finally passes out. A very plump Indian woman finds him and takes... See full summary »

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Minnie Devereaux, Minta Durfee, Josef Swickard

Votes: 32

11. The Spy (I) (1914)

Passed | Drama, War

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Borrowing shamelessly from "A Tale of Two Cities", an American agent, Harvey Birch (Herbert Rawlinson), exchanges places in prison with Henry Wharton (J. W. Pike'), a condemned British ... See full summary »

Director: Otis Turner | Stars: Herbert Rawlinson, Edna Maison, Ella Hall, William Worthington

12. The Trey o' Hearts (1914)

310 min | Adventure

1.5
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Judith Trine, along with her embittered, crippled father, Seneca Trine, are out for revenge against Alan Law, whose dead father was blamed for the affliction of Pa Trane. Judith has an ... See full summary »

Directors: Wilfred Lucas, Henry MacRae | Stars: Cleo Madison, George Larkin, Edward Sloman, Tom Walsh

Votes: 11

13. Captain Macklin (1915)

40 min | Short, Drama, War

5.8
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Royal Macklin, a cadet at WEst Point, is discharged for a misdemeanor, and the father of Beatrice, Macklin's sweetheart, order her to break the engagement. Macklin goes to Honduras, in the ... See full summary »

Director: John B. O'Brien | Stars: Jack Conway, Lillian Gish, Spottiswoode Aitken, William Lowery

Votes: 35

14. The Absentee (1915)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Romance

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The Prologue shows man as 'Power,' garbed in Greek-classic costume, standing at the parting of life's highway. One road leads to 'Success' - the other to ''Failure'. He (Power) is ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Robert Edeson, Allan Sears, Alfred Paget, George Beranger

15. Betty in Search of a Thrill (1915)

Passed | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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When Betty arrives from the Convent to visit her uncle's family they are careful to hide all the extreme low-necked gowns and other worldly things lest they shock the devout convent girl. ... See full summary »

Directors: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Stars: Elsie Janis, Owen Moore, Juanita Hansen, Herbert Standing

Votes: 9

16. The Captive (1915)

50 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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With her brother killed Sonya is given Turkish captive Mahmud to do the hard work on the farm. After they become fond of each other he strikes a Turkish officer. When peace arrives, his ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Blanche Sweet, House Peters, Gerald Ward, Page Peters

Votes: 68 | Gross: $0.06M

17. The Chalice of Courage (1915)

65 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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Fearing James Armstrong, a former suitor, Louise Newbold. accompanies her husband William on a trip to the Colorado Rockies. While riding a mountain trail, Louise and her horse fall over a ... See full summary »

Director: Rollin S. Sturgeon | Stars: William Duncan, Myrtle Gonzalez, Natalie De Lontan, George Holt

18. Dr. Rameau (1915)

Passed | Drama

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Pierre Rameau, the son of a poor gate-keeper, becomes the foremost physician and surgeon in Paris. Conchita, his wife who he loves above everything else in the world, dies leaving an infant... See full summary »

Director: Will S. Davis | Stars: Frederick Perry, Stuart Holmes, George Alison, Dorothy Bernard

19. From the Valley of the Missing (1915)

Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A baby is left on the Brimecomb's yacht, while they were sailing up the Hudson River, and they adopt him and name him Everett. They are neighbors of Governor Floyd Vandecar whose twin ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Powell | Stars: Jane Miller, Vivian Tobin, Harry Spingler, William Bailey

Votes: 9

20. The Goose Girl (1915)

Passed | Romance

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Count von Herbeck, chancellor to the Grand Duke of Ehrenstein, is married but keeps it a secret because of his high ambitions. His dying wife writes him a letter urging him to make their ... See full summary »

Director: Frederick A. Thomson | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Monroe Salisbury, Sydney Deane, E.N. Dunbar

21. Hearts and the Highway (1915)

Passed | Drama, History

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The Earl of Clanranald, obliged against his will to attend a meeting of conspirators against King James (II) of England, is arrested. His death warrant is signed by the King and dispatched ... See full summary »

Director: Wilfrid North | Stars: Lillian Walker, Darwin Karr, Donald Hall, L. Rogers Lytton

22. The Italian (1915)

Passed | 78 min | Drama

6.6
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An immigrant leaves his sweetheart in Italy to find a better life across the sea in the grimy slums of New York. They are eventually reunited and marry. But life in New York is hard and ... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: George Beban, Clara Williams, J. Frank Burke, Leo Willis

Votes: 268

23. Kreutzer Sonata (1915)

Passed | 50 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Miriam, a young Russian girl has an unfortunate love affair and is threatened with disgrace by having a child out of wedlock. Her father induces Gregor Randor, a young musician, to marry ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Nance O'Neil, Theda Bara, Henry Bergman, William E. Shay

Votes: 7

24. The Man Trail (1915)

Drama

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Young and athletic John Peabody is sick of city life and visits his uncle's lumber camp and is put to work, although his uncle will not recognize him as a nephew. But after John wins a ... See full summary »

Director: E.H. Calvert | Stars: Richard Travers, June Keith, Ernest Maupain, Thomas MacLarnie

25. A Man and His Mate (1915)

Passed | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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Harry Ogden - ne'er-do-well - is caught by a sheriff's posse and is about to be hung when he is saved by Betty, the daughter of a Kentucky Colonel, who is traveling in the West for his ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: Henry Woodruff, F.A. Turner, Gladys Brockwell, Walter Long

Votes: 15

26. The Middleman (1915)

Passed | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Joseph Chandler, owner of the Tatlow Potteries is in serious financial trouble and is about to be closed down by his creditors, which will mean the ruin of the small town. Cyrus Blenkarn, ... See full summary »

Director: George Loane Tucker | Stars: Albert Chevalier, Jane Gail, Gerald Ames, Douglas Munro

Votes: 13

27. The Millionaire Baby (1915)

Passed | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

5.0
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Who stole "The Millionaire Baby?" Did the plotting Doctor Pool finally accomplish his bold determination? Did Valarie Carew, former Burlesque Queen, conquered by Mother-Love seize an ... See full summary »

Directors: Lawrence Marston, Thomas N. Heffron | Stars: Frederick Hand, Mrs. A.C. Marston, Grace Darmond, Harry Mestayer

Votes: 8

28. On the Night Stage (1915)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

5.8
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A stagecoach robber falls in love with a saloon girl. However, she falls for a pastor, who converts her; she marries him. The robber is so impressed by this that he decides to turn over a ... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: William S. Hart, Rhea Mitchell, Robert Edeson, Herschel Mayall

Votes: 38

29. The Plunderer (1915)

Passed | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.8
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Bill Matthews and his partner, owners of the "Croix D'or mine, are beset on all sides dues to the schemes of a trusted colleague who plots to take their mine away from them, and leaves no under-handed method un-attempted in the process.

Director: Edgar Lewis | Stars: William Farnum, Claire Whitney, Harry Spingler, Elizabeth Eyre

Votes: 12

30. Princess Romanoff (1915)

Passed | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.3
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Princess Fedora Romanoff, a wealthy and beautiful widow of St. Petersburg, is betrothed to Vladimir Boroff, a young man of high social position in the Russian capitol. On the eve of their ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Powell | Stars: Nance O'Neil, Clifford Bruce, Stuart Holmes, Dorothy Bernard

Votes: 9

31. The Quest (I) (1915)

Passed | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.1
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John Douglas, a high-society playboy, is a cynic concerning the women of his social set, and has a pictured ideal of the girl of his dreams. Wising to avoid the upcoming social season, he ... See full summary »

Director: Harry A. Pollard | Stars: Harry A. Pollard, Lucille Ward, Joseph Singleton, Nan Christy

Votes: 16

32. The Regeneration (1915)

Passed | 72 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A boy surrounded by violence grows up to become an infamous gangster.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Rockliffe Fellowes, Anna Q. Nilsson, William Sheer, John McCann

Votes: 1,039

33. The Rosary (1915)

Passed | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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Bruce Wilton has amassed a fortune which he lavishes on his wife Vera. But a note of menace creeps into their happy home. No one hears it at first, except Father Kelly, a priest and Bruce's... See full summary »

Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: Kathlyn Williams, Charles Clary, Wheeler Oakman, Gertrude Ryan

34. Samson (1915)

Passed | 50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Murice Brachard, a dock laborer, rises to be a "Samson" of finance with terrific power and a primordial ferocity, which he needs when his wife spurns his devotion, and people he trusts try ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar Lewis | Stars: William Farnum, Maude Gilbert, Edgar L. Davenport, Agnes Everett

35. Satan Sanderson (1915)

Passed | Drama, Romance

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The story of Reverend 'Satan' Sanderson, Hugh Stires and Jessica Holmes, a beautiful and romantic blind girl and ward of David Stires, father of Hugh. The latter is signing his will, making... See full summary »

Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Orrin Johnson, Irene Warfield, Charles Prince

36. Should a Mother Tell (1915)

Passed | Drama

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Faced with the tragic responsibility of choosing between the happiness of her 16-year-old daughter, Pamela, or saving the life of an innocent man, Marie Baudin's first impulse is to ... See full summary »

Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Betty Nansen, Stuart Holmes, Jean Sothern, Arthur Hoops

37. The Silent Voice (1915)

Passed | Drama, Romance

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Franklyn Starr, a talented and wealthy young musician, suffers a double misfortune in the sudden loss of his hearing and in the death of his Mother to whom he is deeply attached. He loses ... See full summary »

Director: William Bowman | Stars: Francis X. Bushman, Marguerite Snow, Lester Cuneo, Helen Dunbar

38. The Soul of Broadway (1915)

Passed | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Grace Leonard, a typical woman of the New York stage, beautiful but old in sin, seduces William Craig, who becomes a thief in order to shower luxuries upon her. He is sentenced to prison ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Valeska Suratt, William E. Shay, Mabel Allen, Sheridan Block

39. A Texas Steer (1915)

Passed | Action, Adventure, Comedy

2.5
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Urged on by his wife and daughter and against his better judgment, Texas cattle-baron Maverick Brander, finds himself in Washington D. C. as an elected congressman. However, when the ... See full summary »

Director: Giles Warren | Stars: Tyrone Power Sr., Grace Darmond, Frances Bayless, John Charles

Votes: 13

40. This Is the Life (1915)

Passed | 30 min | Western, Comedy, Short

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The third of eight films based on the activities behind the cameras at a movie studio. "Addie" Gribble, the wife of a successful business man, Elmer Gribble, tires of her life of leisure ... See full summary »

Director: William Bertram | Stars: Art Acord, Adele Farrington, Lawrence Peyton, John Gough

41. The Unafraid (1915)

Passed | 40 min | Short, Action, Adventure

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In Montegro brothers Stefan and Michael kidnap American heiress Delight Warren. Stefan marries her so he can claim her wealth, but then they fall in love.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Rita Jolivet, House Peters, Page Peters, William Elmer

Gross: $0.06M

42. The Wheels of Justice (1915)

Passed | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Ralph Brooks, although engaged to Julia Dean, meets and becomes infatuated with Rita Reynolds. She gains his sympathy by telling untrue stories of her husband's brutality. They plan to run ... See full summary »

Director: Theodore Marston | Stars: Dorothy Kelly, James Morrison, Louise Beaudet, Eulalie Jensen

43. The Wonderful Adventure (1915)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Romance

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Wilton Demarest, a wealthy New York contractor and business man, falls victim to the wiles of Mazora, a beautiful adventuress. Soon, he becomes addicted to the use of drugs, neglects his ... See full summary »

Director: Frederick A. Thomson | Stars: William Farnum, Dorothy Green, Mary Martin, John Davidson

44. A Welsh Singer (1915)

Passed | Drama, Music, Romance

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A shepherdess becomes an opera star. A shepherd becomes a sculptor.

Director: Henry Edwards | Stars: Florence Turner, Henry Edwards, Campbell Gollan, Malcolm Cherry

45. Tried for His Own Murder (1916)

Short, Drama

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Irene Gardner (Leah Baird), a blind girl, lives in the mountains with her invalid father. Runsford (Maurice Costello) visits the area on a hunting trip. John D'Arclay (Van Dyke Brooke) also... See full summary »

Director: Van Dyke Brooke | Stars: Maurice Costello, Leah Baird, Van Dyke Brooke, George Stevens

46. The Common Law (1916)

Passed | Drama, Romance

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Based on the Novel by Robert W. Chambers of New York City life among the upper-crust, Valerie West , artist/model and philosopher, undergoes much sorrow and joy, many trials and ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Clara Kimball Young, Conway Tearle, Paul Capellani, Edna Hunter

47. The Extra Man and the Milk-Fed Lion (1916)

30 min | Comedy, Short

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When cowboy actor Buck Parvin gets his friends Ben and Tommy jobs on the set, all three run into trouble. Ben stealing a prop for the set, Tommy spoiling the seen with the heroine taming a ... See full summary »

Director: William Bertram | Stars: Art Acord, Lawrence Peyton, Charles James, Joe Massey

48. Gloria's Romance (1916)

Passed | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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An adventurous young girl in Florida gets herself lost in the Everglades and finds terror and excitement, as well as the rivalry of two men in love with her.

Directors: Walter Edwin, Campbell Gollan | Stars: Billie Burke, Henry Kolker, David Powell, William Roselle

Votes: 16

49. One Day (1916)

Passed | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.0
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An assassination attempt if made on the life of Paul I, the infant King of Veseria, by Stefan, a henchman of Pavlovitch, the Regent, who wishes to take over the kingdom. Paul's bodyguard, ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Clarendon | Stars: Jeanne Iver, Victor Sutherland, Bradley Barker, Robert Broderick

Votes: 8

50. Poultry à la Mode (1916)

Passed | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

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Rube (Rube Miller) and Ben (Ben Turpin), in charge of the castle poultry, learn that their ducks and geese have been changed into beautiful harem bathing beauties by the waters in a magical... See full summary »

Director: Rube Miller | Stars: Rube Miller, Ben Turpin, Walter Rodgers, Lillian Hamilton


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