tt0005489 His New Job (1915)
Charlie is trying to get a job in a movie. After causing difficulty on the set he is told to help the carpenter. When one of the actors doesn't show, Charlie is given a chance to act but instead enters a dice game. When he does finally act he ruins the scene, wrecks the set and tears the skirt from the star.
tt0005571 A Jitney Elopement (1915)
Edna's father wants her to marry wealthy Count He-Ha. Charlie, Edna's true love, impersonates the Count at dinner, but the real Count shows up and Charlie is thrown out. Later on Charlie and Edna are chased by her father, The Count, and three policeman. The pursuers drive off a pier.
tt0005354 Fox Trot Finesse (1915)
Ferdie fakes an injury to get out of going dancing.
tt0005910 Pool Sharks (1915)
Fields and his rival (played by Bud Ross) vie over the affections of a woman. When their antics get out of hand at a picnic, it is decided that they should play a game of pool. Both of them are pool sharks, and after the game turns into a farce, a fight ensues. Fields throws a ball at his rival, who ducks. The ball flies through the window and breaks a hanging goldfish bowl, soaking the woman they are fighting over and leaving goldfish in her hair. She storms into the pool hall and rejects both men.
tt0005579 The Juggernaut (1915)
This silent film presents drama to prevent a train from falling from a damaged railroad bridge.
tt0004134 Hypocrites (1915)
In a silent film from Lois Weber, a minister (Herbert Standing) addresses his congregation, urging them to abandon hypocrisy. The crowd reacts negatively and demands the minister's resignation. The story shifts to medieval times, focusing on a monk (Courtenay Foote) creating a sculpture. When the sculpture is revealed to be a nude woman, the monk is killed by an angry mob. These and other narratives come together in a treatise on morality and society.
tt0006182 Trilby (1915)
Maurice Tourneur's film version of Du Maurier novel depicts the theater setting as dominated by the hypnotic apparatus - even though in a slight different way than the original novel -. Therefore, thanks to this apparatus, Trilby's act of singing has an allucinatory effect over the audience.
tt0005522 How Molly Malone Made Good (1915)
Molly, an Irish girl just hired by a New York newspaper, is assigned as a test a chain interview of celebrities that must be accomplished within a set amount of time. She goes through innumerable paths and obstacles to achieve the goal.
tt0005812 A Night in the Show (1915)
Mr. Rowdy and Mr. Pest cause problems in a theater.
tt0005557 The Italian (1915)
The Italian is a 1915 American silent film feature which tells the story of an Italian gondolier who comes to the United States to make his fortune but instead winds up working as a shoeshiner and experiencing tragedy while living with his wife and child in a tenement on New York's Lower East Side. The film was produced by Thomas H. Ince, directed by Reginald Barker, and co-written by C. Gardner Sullivan and Ince. The film stars stage actor George Beban in the title role as the Italian immigrant, Pietro "Beppo" Donnetti. In 1991, this film was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
tt0006177 The Tramp (1915)
The little fellow finds the woman of his dreams and works on a family farm.
tt0005460 Hearts in Exile (1915)
This is an early silent drama that deals with the Siberian exile system that existed in Tsarist Russia that eased for a brief period, and then continued with a vengeance as the Gulag system under the Soviets.
tt0004026 The Monster of Fate <Der Golem> (1915)
Though most of this film has been lost, the surviving fragments feature an antique dealer named Troedler (Henrik Galeen) who discovers a legendary Golem (Paul Wegener) that was created by a Prague rabbi in the 16th century. Free at last, the living clay statue goes on a rampage during a party at the mansion of Count Graf (Carl Ebert), the fiancé of Troedler's daughter Jessica (Lydia Salmonova). The creature chases the couple across rooftops, driven by jealousy.
tt0006309 A Woman (1915)
Mother, Father and Daughter go to the park. The women dose off on a bench while the father plays a hide-and-seek game with a girl, blindfolded. Charlie leads him into a lake. Both dozing ladies on the bench fall for Charlie and invite him for dinner. The father returns home with a friend. Charlie rushes upstairs and dresses like a woman, shaving his moustache. Both men fall for Charlie.
tt0006313 Work (1915)
Charlie and his boss have difficulties just getting to the house they are going to wallpaper. The householder is angry because he can't get breakfast and his wife is screaming at the maid as they arrive. The kitchen gas stove explodes, and Charlie offers to fix it. The wife's secret lover arrives and is passed off as the workers' supervisor, but the husband doesn't buy this and fires shots. The stove explodes violently, destroying the house.
tt0006327 Young Romance (1915)
Young Romance, released in 1915, is a recent rediscovery that forever silences the claim that refined comedy cannot be conveyed via the screen. This disguise plot, worthy of an Elizabethan drama, was written by William deMille (brother of Cecil, father of Agnes), and directed by George Melford ("The Sheik," the Spanish "Dracula").
tt0006357 American Aristocracy (1916)
A young man fights to overcome a piratical arms smuggler and to win the heart of a rich man's daughter.
tt0006414 Behind the Screen (1916)
An overwhelmed set dresser (Charles Chaplin) at a film studio helps a young woman (Edna Purviance) find a job there, while his co-workers strike against the tyrannical boss.
tt0006548 The Count (1916)
Chaos ensues when a man (Eric Campbell) poses as a count.
tt0006668 Fatty and Mabel Adrift (1916)
Fatty and Mabel have no idea villains have set their beach house out to sea, and when they wake up, they find their beds floating in the sea.
tt0006684 The Fireman (1916)
A young girl's father (Bacon) arranges with the local fire chief (Campbell) to have his house burn down so he could collect on the insurance money.
tt0006773 The Heart of a Hero (1916)
Nathan Hale (Robert Warwick) is a schoolmaster in love with student Alice Adams (Gail Kane). When the fist of British rule tightens, led locally by Colonel Guy Fitzroy (George MacQuarrie), Hale leads the formation of the Sons of Liberty militia. Love, hardships and subterfuge lead to Hale’s ultimate capture as a spy.
tt0006780 Hell's Hinges (1916)
A saloon owner (William S. Hart) begins to change his ways when he meets the new preacher's (Jack Standing) sister (Clara Williams).
tt0007260 The Return of Draw Egan (1916)
A bandit (William S. Hart) becomes a marshal in a lawless town and has a showdown with his former partner.
tt0192120 His Regeneration (1915)
A burglar gets a surprise that will change his life
tt0228815 Santa Claus vs. Cupid (1915)
A desperate man and two romantic rivals encounter one another at a Christmas party.
tt0007145 One A.M. (1916)
A drunken homeowner finds it hard to move around his house.
tt0007567 Wife and Auto Trouble (1916)
A man has problems with his wife and mother-in-law.
tt0007368 Sold for Marriage (1916)
A poor Russian girl's beauty leads her unscrupulous uncle to bring her to the United States. There he is going to sell her into a marriage with a rich old man she has never met. But her lover, an returning immigrant visiting Russia from the U.S., sails on the same ship. When they arrive he learns, to his surprise, that the American police, unlike those of his native country, are not oppressors of the poor, but friends that will aid in securing the release of his beloved Maria.
tt0007264 The Rink (1916)
A waiter (Charles Chaplin) catches the eye of a socialite (Edna Purviance).
tt0007062 Milestones (1916)
A young anarchist and shipbuilder refuses to listen to his conservative father.
tt0007194 Police (1916)
Charlie has problems after he is released from prison.