Public Domain Movies
Running Time: 71 mins Black & White
Starring: Lillian Gish
Dir. D.W. Griffith. Weepy Victorian melodrama with beautiful and stylish photography. Sensitive performances. Gish is protected from the violence of life on the docks of the London Limehouse district.
Running Time: 80 mins Black & White
Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves
An orphan girl is given shelter by a farm family, but soon finds herself in the clutches of a murderous farmer and his wife.
Running Time: 100 mins Black & White
Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Dorothy Gish, George Fawcett, Josephine Crowell.
French artist's son goes off to WWI and eventually infiltrates enemy lines as a spy when his village is shelled by the Germans, causing his girlfriend to go insane from the loss of her family. Produced by D.W. Griffith. Dir. William Christy Cabanne.
Running Time: 122 mins Black & White
Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Monte Blue, Joseph Schildkraut, Morgan Wallace, Creighton Hale.
Another sweeping epic by Griffith, this time during the turbulent times preceding the French Revolution, as two sisters are separated and raised in opposite worlds, one by thieves, the other by aristocrats. Written by D.W. Griffith. Dir. Sam Katzman.
Running Time: 120 mins Black & White
Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Ronald Colman, William Powell.
Evil adopted son of a Greek scholar toys with the affections of two women while plotting the execution of a popular priest.
Running Time: 43 mins Black & White
Starring: Lillian Gish, Frank Bennett, Walter Long, Pearl Elmore, William E. Lowry.
Young Russian girl's aunt and uncle try to sell her into marriage to a wealthy scoundrel, but she is in love with a peasant boy. Dir. Harry Fraser.
Running Time: 90 mins Black & White
Starring: Lillian Gish, Loyola O'Connor, Robert Harron, Carol Dempster, George Fawcett.
Country girl secretly pays for her sweetheart's education, but when he returns, he marries another. Dir. D.W. Griffith.
Running Time: 107 mins Black & White
Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Lowell Sherman, Kate Bruce, Creighton Hale, Norma Shearer.
Poor, innocent young girl is tricked into believing she is married to a cad, who then leaves her destitute, with child and looked down on by society. Produced by D.W. Griffith.
Running Time: 68 mins Black & White
Starring: Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman, Gail Kane, Charles Lane, J. Barney Sherry.
Mount Vesuvius is the backdrop for this story of an Italian aristocrat who is forced from her home by a scheming sister, and becomes a nun when she hears a report of her lover's death. Filmed on location in Italy. Dir. Henry King.