After the sudden death of a senator, business mogul Jim Taylor (Edward Arnold) and fellow state senator Payne (Claude Rains) attempt to fill the vacant seat with a stooge that will help pass their corrupt bill in the eleventh hour of its vote on the senate floor. Instead, an honest and determined young man, Jefferson
A young Chinese Buddhist, Cheng Huan (Richard Barthelmess), travels to London to spread positivity. Meanwhile, a middle aged white boxer, Battling Burrows (Donald Crisp), spends his time drinking and beating his daughter, Lucy Burrows (Lillian Gish). Dark & Claustrophobic D.W. Griffith's 1919 film, Broken Blossoms is based on The Chink and the Child by Thomas
It is this, or that - all the Universe or nothingness! Things to Come is H.G. Wells' story of the social, political, and economic development of humanity from 1936 to 2036. The film starts with contemporary life in Everytown from 1936 as war breaks out and leads to a pestilence that further wipes out humanity.
The Girl, played by Mildred Davis, discovers that she will inherit her grandfather's estate if she can live in his mansion for one year with her husband. There are two problems with this. First, she doesn't have a husband, and second, her uncle (Wallace Howe) wants the estate for himself and will inherit it if
Anna, played by Renée Carl, goes from being a dance hall girl to devoting herself to caring for the sick and eventually running the establishment, helping the less fortunate. Word gets out of her past, as a dance hall girl, and everyone casts her aside and pushes her out of the charity that she runs.