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The Movie Album (1932) - Short Film
This short features clips from silent films (mostly unidentified) of the 1910's, accompanied by humorous commentary. Highlighted are early appearances of stars still recognized today (e.g., Lionel Barrymore, Norma Shearer), as well as stars whose careers did not extend to the sound era (e.g., John Bunny, Edith Storey). There is even a short glimpse of Leon Trotsky working as an extra, before he became a leader of the Russian Revolution. (imdb)
The Movie Album #2 (1932) - Short Film
This short subject shows excerpts from three unidentified silent films (although several stars are identified) with humorous commentary unrelated to the actual plots. (imdb)
Hearts and Diamonds (1914) - Short Film
Tupper meets the wealthy Miss Whipple at a baseball game. When she declares that she just adores baseball players, Tupper starts up a team. (imdb)
Mr. Bunny in Disguise (1914) - Short Film
A comedy in which Johan has no desire to meet the unmarried Sarah, and so has his friend Freddy pretend that he is Johan.
Tangled Tangoists (1914) - Short Film
John (Bunny) and Flora (Finch) meet at a ball, but neither can do these modern dances, so they sit out... and run into each other later at a dance studio. Bunny exudes his usual Pickwickian charm. Miss Finch gets involved in a nice bit of physical comedy when her gawkiness makes the dance lesson less than successful.
Comedian John Bunny on a train all confused.
The Pickwick Papers (1913) - Short Film
The Pickwick Papers, directed by Laurence Trimble, appeared in 1913. This silent three-reel adaptation of Charles Dickens's first novel starred the American comedian John Bunny, who was very popular in his day but is now almost completely forgotten, and was filmed mainly on location in England. (imdb)
The Pickpocket (1913) - Short Film
A John Bunny comedy short featuring his usual leading lady Flora Finch. Confusion over a stolen ticket puts Finch in jail.
Those Troublesome Tresses (1913) - Short Film
Farce in which two neighbouring couples test each other's jealousy. The women decide to make the men jealous and vice versa. The men buy horse hair to make the women believe it is hair of another woman; the women pretend to have received love letters. Final match result: women seem more jealous than men.
Stenographer Troubles (1913) - Short Film
A comic one-act film featuring the character Bunny, which takes place in an office.
Bunny's Honeymoon (1913) - Short Film
Bunny's niece has a beau who is so addicted to drink that her father will not permit her to marry him. He has given the lad a chance, but when he comes upon him drink again, he orders his daughter to break it all off. She goes to Uncle Bunny, who thinks up a scheme to cure the drunkard. In pursuance of this, he brings the lad, so drunk that he can't see straight, to his home and by dressing up in woman gear, and by borrowed kids, makes him think he has married a fat widow with many children. (imdb)
"Slick-Fingered Mag must he captured, or I will know the reason why!" These are the proud words of Detective Brown, as he prepares to go in search of the elusive "Mag." He packs his traveling bag and leaves it open upon the sofa in his room; then goes downstairs to eat his breakfast. "Slick-Fingered Mag," seeing the front door of Brown's home ajar, enters and makes a sneak upstairs. She carries a bag of the same character as Brown's.
Bunny's Dilemma (1913) - Short Film
John Bunny gets into an awful stew when he hears from his Aunt Eliza that she is coming to visit him and that she is bringing along her cousin, Jean, whom she wishes him to marry. He doesn't at all like the idea of abandoning his bachelor life and appeals to his friend, Jack Holmes, for aid. Jack is persuaded to masquerade as Bunny, whom his aunt has never seen, while Bunny himself gets into feminine garb and poses as the cook.
A Cure for Pokeritis (1912) - Short Film
Wife plots to cure her husband of his inveterate poker playing. (imdb)
Ida's Christmas (1912) - Short Film
A poor young girl finds a purse and returns it to its owner, who decides to reward her honesty. (imdb)
Doctor Bridget (1912) - Short Film
A silent comedy in which a sick young boy gets healthy after a regime of hard work, and does not complain that the housekeeper makes him work so hard.
Diamond Cut Diamond (1912) - Short Film
A silent comedy in which a jealous woman wants to catch her husband in the act of infidelity.
Mr. Bolter's Infatuation (1912) - Short Film
Mr. Bolten is hoping to woo the dancer Céleste and invites her for coffee. Her answer is that she will wait for him in hotel "Des imbeciles' in New York. He obviously cannot find the hotel, and to make matters worse he is robbed by a pickpocket. As a consequence he cannot pay his restaurant bill and is arrested. Luckily for him, a friend pays his bill so he can return home. There he picks up a dictionary and sees what "imbécile" means.
Bunny's Suicide (1912) - Short Film
A tragicomedy in which the suicide attempt of the character Bunny is seen by a neighbour, who quickly calls for help.
Freckles (1912) - Short Film
A comedy in which a man secretly has his pustules removed. His secrecy leads his wife to believe that he is cheating.
Stenographer Wanted (1912) - Short Film
Two businessmen need to hire a stenographer, but their wives get suspicious when they notice a parade of beautiful young women entering and leaving their husbands' office. (imdb)
Suing Susan (1912) - Short Film
A romantic comedy in which two new neighbours initially cannot get along, but their staff get along just fine.
The Troublesome Step-Daughters (1912) - Short Film
A widower with four grown daughters remarries and brings his new wife home to meet them. The girls set out to make life as difficult as possible for their new mother. (imdb)
Cartoonist Winsor McCay agrees to create a large set of drawings that will be photographed and made into a motion picture. The job requires plenty of drawing supplies, and the cartoonist must also overcome some mishaps caused by an assistant. Finally, the work is done, and everyone can see the resulting animated picture. (imdb)
Troublesome Secretaries (1911) - Short Film
This is basically a two practical-joke comedy. Bunny is a businessman father and Mabel plays Betty, his lovable daughter. The first practical joke is Betty getting her girlfriend to be daddy's secretary. The secretary sprays perfume on all his papers and tries to make out with him. The second practical joke has Betty getting her boyfriend to put on a wig and old man's outfit and apply for the job of daddy's secretary. (imdb)
Her Crowning Glory (1911) - Short Film
A widower becomes infatuated with his daughter's governess, to the displeasure of the child and her nurse. (imdb)
A Tale of Two Cities (1911) - Short Film
A condensed silent film version of the Charles Dickens classic about the French Revolution and its subsequent Reign of Terror. (imdb)
Vanity Fair (1911) - Short Film
VANITY FAIR (1911-USA) Short Drama, Silent film with John Bunny and directed by Charles Kent. This classic story of Becky Sharp starring one of the first real screen stars. Telling the traditional story, this early classic movie features one of the first real movie screen stars. (imdb)
Doctor Cupid (1911) - Short Film
When his pretty daughter is smitten with poet Carlyle Blackwell and vice versa, poppa forbids the banns. When the daughter goes into decline, the father calls in physician John Bunny, who recommends another doctor.... Carlyle Blackwell in disguise.