1900s drama films

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  1. A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (1909)

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    A Midsummer Night's Dream is a 1909 American film directed by Charles Kent and starring Walter Ackerman and Charles Chapman. This is the first film version of the classic play by William Shakespeare.


  2. The Lonely Villa

    The Lonely Villa (1909)

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    The Lonely Villa is a 1909 American short silent crime drama film directed by D. W. Griffith. The film stars David Miles, Marion Leonard and Mary Pickford in one of her first film roles. It is based on the 1901 French play Au Telephone (At the Telephone) by André de Lorde.


  3. The Cowboy Millionaire

    The Cowboy Millionaire (1909)

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    The Cowboy Millionaire is a 1909 American silent short western directed by Francis Boggs and Otis Turner. The film stars Tom Mix, Mac Barnes and William Garwood. It was the debut film of Mix and Garwood, as well as William Stowell.


  4. Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet (1900)

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    Roméo et Juliette is a 1900 French film adaptation of the classic and famous William Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet.


  5. The Country Doctor

    The Country Doctor (1909)

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    The Country Doctor is a 1909 American short silent drama film written and directed by D. W. Griffith. The film is current in the public domain. Prints of The Country Doctor are preserved at the film archives of the Museum of Modern Art and the Library of Congress.


  6. Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist (1909)

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    Oliver Twist is a 1909 American film and was the first adaptation of Oliver Twist ever made. It starred Edith Storey as Oliver Twist, Elita Proctor Otis as Nancy Sykes and William J. Humphrey as Fagin. It was directed by J. Stuart Blackton.


  7. Esmeralda

    Esmeralda (1905)

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    Esmeralda (French: Esméralda) is a 1905 French short silent film based on the novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame written by Victor Hugo. It was directed by Alice Guy-Blaché and Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset.


  8. A Corner in Wheat

    A Corner in Wheat (1909)

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    A Corner in Wheat is a 1909 American short silent film which tells of a greedy tycoon who tries to corner the world market on wheat, destroying the lives of the people who can no longer afford to buy bread. It was directed by D. W. Griffith and adapted by Griffith and Frank E. Woods from the novel The Pit (1903) by Frank Norris.


  9. Antony and Cleopatra

    Antony and Cleopatra (1908)

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    Antony and Cleopatra is a 1908 film starring Maurice Costello and Florence Lawrence in the title roles, based on William Shakespeare's play of the same name. Dramatizing the ill-fated romance between Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII of Egypt, it was the earliest motion picture to do so (Robbing Cleopatra's Tomb from 1899 doesn't deal with the classic love story).


  10. Macbeth

    Macbeth (1908)

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    Macbeth is a silent 1908 American film directed by James Stuart Blackton based on the William Shakespeare play of the same name. It is the earliest known film version of that play. It was a black and white silent film that had English intertitles.


  11. Romance of a Jewess

    Romance of a Jewess (1908)

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    Romance of a Jewess is a 1908 American silent short drama film written and directed by D. W. Griffith.


  12. The Hessian Renegades

    The Hessian Renegades (1909)

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    The Hessian Renegades is a 1909 American silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith.


  13. A Drunkard's Reformation

    A Drunkard's Reformation (1909)

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    A Drunkard's Reformation is a 1909 American drama film directed by D. W. Griffith. Prints of the film survive in the film archive of the Library of Congress.


  14. After Many Years

    After Many Years (1908)

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    After Many Years is a 1908 American silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith. Prints of the film exist in the Library of Congress film archive. The film is an adaptation of Enoch Arden.


  15. Macbeth

    Macbeth (1909)

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    Macbeth, is a silent 1909 film adaptation of the William Shakespeare play. It was released on December 3, 1909. It is a silent black-and-white film with French intertitles.


  16. Lady Helen's Escapade

    Lady Helen's Escapade (1909)

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    Lady Helen's Escapade is a short American film produced in 1909, directed by D. W. Griffith. It is about the escapades of Lady Helen working as a domestic in a boarding house.


  17. Macbeth

    Macbeth (1909)

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    Macbeth is a silent Italian 1909 film adaptation of the William Shakespeare play Macbeth. It was the second Macbeth film released that year (released on November 27, 1909), and is the third film version of the play. The film was directed by Mario Caserini, and starred Dante Cappelli, Maria Caserini, Amleto Palormi, and Ettore Pesci. The running time is 16 minutes and it is a black-and-white film.


  18. The Tavern Keeper's Daughter

    The Tavern Keeper's Daughter (1908)

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    The Tavern Keeper's Daughter is a 1908 American silent action film directed by D. W. Griffith.


  19. Les Misérables

    Les Misérables (1909)

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    Les Misérables is a 1909 American short silent historical drama based on the 1862 French novel of the same name by Victor Hugo. The film stars Maurice Costello and William V. Ranous and was directed by J. Stuart Blackton.


  20. Rescued by Rover

    Rescued by Rover (1905)

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    Rescued by Rover is a 1905 British short silent drama film, directed by Cecil Hepworth, about a dog who leads its master to his kidnapped baby, which was the first to feature the Hepworth's family dog Blair in a starring role; following the release, the dog became a household name and he is considered to be the first dog film star. The film, which according to Michael Brooke of BFI Screenonline, "marks a key stage in the medium's development from an amusing novelty to the seventh art," and, "possibly the only point in film history when British cinema unquestionably led the world," was an advance in filming techniques, editing, production and story telling.


  21. Rescued from an Eagle's Nest

    Rescued from an Eagle's Nest (1908)

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    Rescued from an Eagle's Nest is a 1908 American silent action-drama co-directed by Edwin S Porter and J. Searle Dawley for the Edison film studios.


  22. Tom Sawyer

    Tom Sawyer (1907)

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    Tom Sawyer is a 1907 American silent film based on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer made by Kalem Studios in New York City, and was the first time Mark Twain's character had appeared on film.


  23. The Death Disc: A Story of the Cromwellian Period

    The Death Disc: A Story of the Cromwellian Period (1909)

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    The Death Disc: A Story of the Cromwellian Period is a 1909 American short film, directed by D.W. Griffith and based on Mark Twain's short story "The Death Disk" [sic].


  24. The Adventures of Dollie

    The Adventures of Dollie (1908)

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    The Adventures of Dollie is a 1908 American silent film directed by D. W. Griffith. It was Griffith's debut film as a director. A print of the film survives in the Library of Congress film archive. The film tells the story of a young girl who, after being kidnapped by a gypsy peddler, ends up trapped in a barrel as it floats downriver toward a waterfall.


  25. The Black Viper

    The Black Viper (1908)

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    The Black Viper (aka La vipère noire in France) is a 1908 film directed by D. W. Griffith. The film was made by the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company when it and many other early film studios in America's first motion picture industry were based in Fort Lee, New Jersey at the beginning of the 20th century.


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