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1. Alice in Wonderland (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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In Victorian England a bored young girl dreams that she has entered a fantasy world called Wonderland populated by even more fantastic characters.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Richard Arlen, Roscoe Ates, William Austin, Gary Cooper

Votes: 1,749

2. He Who Gets Slapped (1924)

95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.9
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A bitter clown endeavors to rescue the young woman he loves from the lecherous count who once betrayed him.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, John Gilbert, Ruth King

Votes: 2,756 | Gross: $0.19M

3. Stage Struck (1925)

70 min | Comedy

6.5
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A young woman dreams of becoming a great actress. When her boyfriend starts to flirt with an actual actress, she becomes jealous and decides to fight with her rival.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Lawrence Gray, Gertrude Astor, Oliver Sandys

Votes: 800 | Gross: $0.24M

4. Hollywood (1923)

Passed | Comedy

6.7
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Angela comes to Hollywood with only two things: Her dream to become a movie star, and Grandpa. She leaves an Aunt, a brother, Grandma, and her longtime boyfriend back in Centerville. ... See full summary »

Director: James Cruze | Stars: Hope Drown, Luke Cosgrave, George K. Arthur, Ruby Lafayette

Votes: 33 | Gross: $0.31M

5. The American Venus (1926)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy

7.6
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Mary Gray, whose father manufactures cold cream, is engaged to sappy Horace Niles, the son of Hugo Niles, the elder Gray's most competitive rival in the cosmetics business. Chip Armstrong, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Esther Ralston, Lawrence Gray, Ford Sterling, Fay Lanphier

Votes: 26

6. Show Girl in Hollywood (1930)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

6.6
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'Rainbow Girls' has just opened and closed on Broadway when Dixie, a actress in it, runs into smooth talking Hollywood Director Frank Buelow. He tells her she would be a natural, promises ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Alice White, Jack Mulhall, Blanche Sweet, Ford Sterling

Votes: 187

7. Miss Brewster's Millions (1926)

72 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Polly Brewster, a penniless Hollywood model/movie extra inherits one million dollars. But her new lawyer, Tom Hancock, informs her that she has to spend it all within 30 days to inherit $5 ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence G. Badger | Stars: Bebe Daniels, Warner Baxter, Ford Sterling, George Beranger

Votes: 10

8. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928)

75 min | Comedy

Gold digging blonde Lorelei and her brunette friend Dorothy are searching for rich husbands.

Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Ruth Taylor, Alice White, Ford Sterling, Holmes Herbert

9. Wild Oranges (1924)

Passed | 88 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Millie Stope lives with her grandfather on a remote island. Her grandfather fled there for political reasons. But they're not alone. An escaped prisoner, Nicholas, is terrorizing them, and ... See full summary »

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Frank Mayo, Virginia Valli, Ford Sterling, Nigel De Brulier

Votes: 417

10. The Knockout (1914)

TV-G | 27 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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To show his girl how brave he is Fatty challenges the champion to a fight. Charlie referees, trying to avoid contact with the two monsters.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Edgar Kennedy, Charles Chaplin, Dan Albert

Votes: 1,034

11. A Film Johnnie (1914)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Comedy

5.7
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Charlie attempts to meet his favorite movie actress at the Keystone Studio, but does not win friends there.

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Peggy Pearce, Mabel Normand

Votes: 1,254

12. Tango Tangle (1914)

Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Comedy

5.3
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Out of costume, Charlie is a clean-shaven dandy who, somewhat drunk, visits a dance hall. There the wardrobe girl has three rival admirers: the band leader, one of the musicians, and now Charlie.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Chester Conklin

Votes: 1,017

13. Kismet (1930)

Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Musical

5.9
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Hajj, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to royalty and to win the heart of the queen of the castle himself.

Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Otis Skinner, Loretta Young, David Manners, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 22

14. A Thief Catcher (1914)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Comedy

4.9
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The Keystone Cops pursue a thief.

Director: Ford Sterling | Stars: Ford Sterling, Phyllis Allen, Charles Chaplin, William Hauber

Votes: 368

15. Sally (1929)

TV-G | 103 min | Musical

6.0
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Sally was an orphan who got her name from the telephone exchange where she was abandoned as a baby. In the orphanage, she discovered the joy of dancing and has been practicing since. ... See full summary »

Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Marilyn Miller, Alexander Gray, Joe E. Brown, T. Roy Barnes

Votes: 274

16. For the Love of Mike (1927)

75 min | Drama, Romance

5.0
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Three men join forces to raise an adopted son.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Ben Lyon, George Sidney, Ford Sterling

Votes: 46

17. Between Showers (1914)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Comedy

5.5
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Charlie and another man compete in trying to help a young lady cross a muddy street. The rival finds a wooden plank which Charlie takes from him. They fight over an umbrella belonging to ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Lehrman | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Chester Conklin, Edward Nolan

Votes: 1,299

18. Barney Oldfield's Race for a Life (1913)

13 min | Comedy, Short

6.1
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Virtuous Mabel rejects the improper advances of a villainous cad. The furious villain and his henchmen then seize Mabel and chain her to a railroad track. Mabel's anxious boyfriend turns ... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett, Ford Sterling, Barney Oldfield

Votes: 309

19. So Big (1924)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Colleen Moore, Joseph De Grasse, John Bowers, Ben Lyon

Votes: 15

20. The Show-Off (1926)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A blowhard who poses as a railroad executive (but is really just a $30-a-week clerk) catches a young bride and then drives her family's finances to the brink of ruin.

Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Ford Sterling, Claire McDowell, Charles Goodrich, Lois Wilson

Votes: 240

21. Bride of the Regiment (1930)

79 min | Musical, Romance

5.6
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Filmed operetta in technicolor based on hit play/book that opened on Broadway in 1922 and ran 232 performances.

Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Vivienne Segal, Allan Prior, Walter Pidgeon, Louise Fazenda

Votes: 14

22. The Road to Glory (1926)

93 min | Drama

7.1
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May McAvoy is a woman who is blinded in an auto accident and relies on prayer to regain her sight.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: May McAvoy, Leslie Fenton, Ford Sterling, Rockliffe Fellowes

Votes: 31

23. Behind the Green Lights (1935)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Derived loosely from the popular-in-its-day autobiography of NY Police captain Cornelius W. "The Gang Buster" Willemse. Mary Kennedy, the daughter of police lieutenant Jim Kennedy, works ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Norman Foster, Judith Allen, Sidney Blackmer, Purnell Pratt

Votes: 43

24. The Woman on the Jury (1924)

Passed | 70 min | Drama

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The story of a woman on trial for her life for shooting the man who had promised to love her but had deserted her...and of a woman on the jury who refused to condemn her when eleven men had... See full summary »

Director: Harry O. Hoyt | Stars: Sylvia Breamer, Frank Mayo, Lew Cody, Henry B. Walthall

25. Spring Is Here (1930)

Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.6
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Betty a young woman is going steady with Terry but falls for an exciting new comer to town Steve. Betty's father wants her to marry Terry but she doesn't see that she actually is in love ... See full summary »

Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Lawrence Gray, Alexander Gray, Bernice Claire, Louise Fazenda

Votes: 234

26. The Spoilers (1923)

80 min | Drama, Western

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Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Milton Sills, Anna Q. Nilsson, Barbara Bedford, Robert Edeson

Gross: $0.31M

27. Oh Kay! (1928)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A silent film version of the famed Gershwin musical.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Colleen Moore, Lawrence Gray, Alan Hale, Ford Sterling

Votes: 17

28. The Headline Woman (1935)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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When the daughter of a newspaper publisher is falsely charged with murder, a reporter on her father's paper goes into hiding with her. At first hoping to get an exclusive story, the ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Heather Angel, Roger Pryor, Jack La Rue, Ford Sterling

Votes: 63

29. Black Sheep (1935)

Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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On a cruise ship a professional gambler comes to the aid of a young man victimized by a jewel thief. The young man turns out to be his son.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Claire Trevor, Tom Brown, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 209

30. Keystone Hotel (1935)

20 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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The Keystone Hotel hosts a very prestigeous beauty contest. When the cross-eyed judge presents the first prize to an elderly cleaning woman, angry members of the audience respond by hurling... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Ford Sterling, Ben Turpin, Chester Conklin, Marie Prevost

Votes: 32

31. Her Majesty, Love (1931)

75 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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Wealthy man falls in love with a poor girl and proposes to her, going against the wishes of his family.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Marilyn Miller, Ben Lyon, W.C. Fields, Leon Errol

Votes: 162

32. Yankee Doodle in Berlin (1919)

58 min | Comedy

5.6
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Behind enemy lines, Captain Bob White disguises himself as a woman in order to fool members of the German High Command, including the Kaiser himself.

Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Bothwell Browne, Ford Sterling, Malcolm St. Clair, Bert Roach

Votes: 712

33. Casey at the Bat (1927)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

6.8
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Casey is a slovenly junk man in a turn of the twentieth century hick town who has a remarkable ability to play baseball. An unscrupulous New York scout signs him up, so Casey and his ... See full summary »

Director: Monte Brice | Stars: Wallace Beery, Zasu Pitts, Ford Sterling, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 12 | Gross: $0.43M

34. That Little Band of Gold (1915)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Short

5.5
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A happy young couple become engaged, and soon afterwards they are married. But after their marriage, the husband begins to stay out carousing with his friends, leaving his wife at home with... See full summary »

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, Ford Sterling, Alice Davenport

Votes: 173

35. Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (1925)

60 min | Drama

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Julian (Percy Marmont) is a poor artist who lives with wife Edith (Alice Joyce) and their newborn baby in Harlem. Struggling to make ends meet, he foregoes his artistic calling and draws ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Alice Joyce, Percy Marmont, Virginia Marshall, Helena D'Algy

36. Hearts and Flowers (1919)

Not Rated | 23 min | Comedy, Short

5.7
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When a hotel orchestra leader starts to flirt with a girl in the audience, her fiancé is very displeased. Then the orchestra leader finds out that the hotel flower girl is really a rich ... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Louise Fazenda, Ford Sterling, Phyllis Haver, Billy Armstrong

Votes: 107

37. Chicken a La King (1928)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy

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Director: Henry Lehrman | Stars: Nancy Carroll, George Meeker, Ford Sterling, Arthur Stone

38. Everybody's Acting (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance

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Doris Poole, whose parents were theatrical people, was orphaned as a child, and four members of the troupe adopted and raised her. When grown, she has become the leading lady in a San ... See full summary »

Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Betty Bronson, Ford Sterling, Louise Dresser, Lawrence Gray

39. Mabel's Dramatic Career (1913)

14 min | Comedy, Short

5.7
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Long after jilting his girlfriend, Mabel the kitchen maid, Mack is startled to see her onscreen at the local cinema.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mabel Normand, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mack Sennett, Alice Davenport

Votes: 236

40. Married Life (1920)

50 min | Comedy

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Ben Turpin's rival marries his college sweetheart played by Phyllis Haver.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Ben Turpin, Charles Murray, James Finlayson, Phyllis Haver

41. Mabel's Adventures (1912)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mabel Normand, Fred Mace, Ford Sterling

42. Playthings of Desire (1933)

50 min | Drama

5.0
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Director: George Melford | Stars: Linda Watkins, James Kirkwood, Reed Howes, Josephine Dunn

Votes: 9

43. Court House Crooks (1915)

22 min | Short, Comedy

5.3
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A judge and his frivolous wife are celebrating their second wedding anniversary. The wife insists he buy her a gift. He goes out and buys her a necklace and pendant, which he promptly loses... See full summary »

Director: Ford Sterling | Stars: Ford Sterling, Minta Durfee, Harold Lloyd, Charles Arling

Votes: 100

44. A Muddy Romance (1913)

11 min | Comedy, Short

4.5
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Two rivals for Mabel's hand play a series of dirty tricks on each other. Finally, one of them gets Mabel alone and is about to marry her, but his rival comes up with a strange scheme to ... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mabel Normand, Ford Sterling, Charles Inslee, Minta Durfee

Votes: 111

45. The Water Nymph (1912)

Not Rated | 8 min | Comedy, Short

5.3
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Mabel and her sweetheart go to the beach and play a trick on the boyfriend's father.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett, Ford Sterling, Gus Pixley

Votes: 183

46. Peeping Pete (1913)

7 min | Short, Comedy

4.6
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This early Keystone has Pete spying on his neighbor's wife through one of those little knotholes in a fence. The neighbor (Sterling) notices and chases him all over town with sheriff and ... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mack Sennett, Ford Sterling, Nick Cogley

Votes: 59

47. The Day of Faith (1923)

70 min | Drama

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Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Eleanor Boardman, Tyrone Power Sr., Raymond Griffith, Wallace MacDonald

48. Mike (1926)

70 min | Drama

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Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Sally O'Neil, William Haines, Charles Murray, Ned Sparks

Gross: $0.25M

49. Movie Fans (1920)

20 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Gordon Lewis, Lige Conley, Charlotte Mineau, Eva Thatcher

50. Zuzu, the Band Leader (1913)

Comedy, Short

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Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Ford Sterling, Mabel Normand, Edgar Kennedy, Charles Inslee



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