The Cheat (1915)

An overindulged socialite named Edith, played by Fannie Ward, is asked to cut back on the lavish spending by her husband until his investments can pay off. Impatiently, she takes advantage of her treasury position at the red cross and takes $10,000 and tries to invest it herself. That quickly fails and she resorts to

The Birth of a Nation (1915)

When I started watching the oldest films in film history, I of course came across The Birth of a Nation. A three-plus hour long silent film glorifying the KKK with absurd and demonizing depictions of African Americans and slaves is not only a horrible portrayal of a horrible situation, but a rough film to get