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 Tramp gets mixed up with a pickpocket and finds himself running from the law. During the chase, he ends up bringing life to the circus' comedy act and becomes part of the show. The ringleader hides the fact that the tramp is the star and the tramp fails to see it as well. The
Charlie Chaplin's famous "tramp" travels north, to the Yukon Klondike region of Canada, to try his hand at prospecting gold. As you would expect, his luck is not with him and he instead finds loneliness, unrequited love, and cooked boot as his only food source. Charlie Chaplin's "tramp" captured the audience of the time and
Douglas Fairbanks wrote, starred, and produced this adaptation of Arabian Nights. A thief in Bagdad (Fairbanks) steals his way into the palace to capture the princess. When she falls in love with him and its discovered he is not a prince, he embarks on a magical adventure to win her over. One of the aspects