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tt0154152 Serpentine Dance 1895
Annabelle Moore performs one of her popular dance routines. She uses her dance steps and her long, flowing skirts to create a variety of visual patterns.

tt0184703 Antony and Cleopatra <Marcantonio e Cleopatra> (1913)
Antony and Cleopatra (Italian: Marcantonio e Cleopatra) is a 1913 Italian silent historical film directed by Enrico Guazzoni and starring Gianna Terribili-Gonzales, Amleto Novelli and Ignazio Lupi. The film is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same title, with inspiration also drawn from a poem by Pietro Cossa.

tt0003952 Fantomas <Le faux magistrat> (1914)
As inspector Juve seems to be unable to put Fantômas behind bars the Press comes up with the idea Juve must be Fantômas himself! Juve is soon jailed as an attempt to ease the stress on his case. But Fantômas is free and having his old archrival convicted is certainly an evil dream he wants to come true.

tt0215495 Algie, the Miner (1912)
Billy Quirk plays a young man (Algie) who is, to say the least, rather effiminate. He is sent to the wild west to prove himself a real man in order to have the hand of the girl he loves! Directed by Alice Guy-Blache. One of the first examples of the Hollywood "sissy" character still in existence.

tt0003679 Between Showers (1914)
Chaplin and Sterling play two young men, Masher and Rival Masher, who fight over the chance to help a young woman (Clifton) cross a muddy street. Sterling first sees the woman trying to cross and offers her an umbrella he stole from a policeman, and asked her to wait for him as he goes to get something to help her. Then Chaplin comes along and offers the woman to help her cross as well and wait for his return. While Sterling and Chaplin go to get the logs, a policeman (Conklin) lifts the woman across the street. When Sterling returns with the log, he was indignant that the woman did not wait for him to come back to help her cross the muddy street, and demands the umbrella back. When the woman refused, they engage in a fight which eventually involves Chaplin.

tt0004637 The Star Boarder (1914)
Chaplin is the Landlady's Pet, to the jealousy of the other boarders.

tt0004693 Those Love Pangs (1914)
Charlie and a rival vie for the favors of their landlady. In the park they each fall for different girls, though Charlie's has a male friend already. Charlie considers suicide, is talked out of it by a policeman, and later throws his girl's friend into the lake. Frightened, the girls go off to a movie. Charlie shows up there and flirts with them. Later both rivals substitute themselves for the girls and attack the unwitting Charlie. In an audience-wide fight, Charlie is tossed through the screen.

tt0004100 His Musical Career (1914)
Charlie and his partner Mike work at a piano store, whose manager orders them to deliver a piano to Mr. Rich at 666 Prospect Street and repossess one from Mr. Poor at 999 Prospect Street. Hilarity ensues when they do exactly the opposite after mixing up the addresses of their customers.

tt0004011 Getting Acquainted (1914)
Charlie and his wife are walking in the park when they encounter Ambrose and his wife. The partners become fond of their counterparts and begin chasing each other around. A policeman looking for a professional Don Juan becomes involved, as does a Turk.

tt0004736 Twenty Minutes of Love (1914)
Charlie gets in trouble due to his snooping around.

tt0003758 Caught in a Cabaret (1914)
Charlie is a waiter but pretends to be an ambassador to impress a young lady.

tt0004311 The Masquerader (1914)
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.

tt0003961 A Film Johnnie (1914)
Charlie tries to meet his favorite actress at the Keystone Studio

tt0002126 Custer's Last Fight (1912)
Custer's Last Fight (also known as Custer's Last Raid) is a 1912 American silent short Western film. It is the first film about George Armstrong Custer and his final stand at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.[1] It was shot in Inceville, Santa Ynez Canyon and Los Angeles, California.

tt0368309 Twilight of a Woman's Soul <Sumerki zhenskoi dushi> (1913)
Despite living in luxury, Vera is lonely and discontented. When she accompanies her mother, the Countess, on a charity visit to the poor, she is troubled by what she sees, and she resolves to do whatever she can to help them. But one man takes advantage of her innocence, and he lures her into a trap so that he can assault her. The dreadful results of this attack will affect Vera's life long afterward.

tt0227672 Tossing a Nigger in a Blanket (1898)
Despite the racist overtones of the title, it refers to a 19th century Louisiana dish of blackberries cooked in a pastry turnover.

tt0002646 Atlantide <Atlantis> (1913)
Dr. Friedrich von Kammacher (Olaf Fønss), a surgeon, is devastated after his wife develops a brain disorder and is institutionalized.

tt0000546 Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1906)
Dream of the Rarebit Fiend was a newspaper comic strip by American cartoonist Winsor McCay, begun September 10, 1904. As in McCay's signature strip, Little Nemo, the strip depicted fantastic bizarre dreams

tt0256988 Pack Train on Chilkoot Pass (1898)
During the Alaska gold rush, one way to reach the Klondike was over the Chilkoot Pass. A stationary camera is placed to see a ways down the curving trail. A pack train comes into view and passes in front of us, led by a man on horseback. Eight loaded mules follow, then another cowboy on horseback and a man walking, then eight more laden mules, another cowboy, then nine more mules, a cowboy, and still the pack train stretches as far as the eye can see. A solitary man watches from atop a hillock.

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