Suddenly (1954)

Frank Sinatra stars as John Baron, a psychopathic killer, who along with two other men, has been hired to assassinate the President, and holds a family hostage whil…more

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

First film adaptation, directed by Rupert Julian, of Gaston Leroux’s novel. The film features Lon Chaney in the title role as the deformed Phantom who haunts the …more

Operation Cue (1955)

Original color version of the 1955 atom bomb test in Nevada, showing the effects on test houses and utilities located at various distances from the blast. Operation…more

Quicksand (1950)

Film noir directed by Irving Pichel starring Mickey Rooney, in what many consider to be the best performance of his career, Peter Lorre, and Jeanne Cagney. Needing …more

Never Weaken (1921)

American comedian Harold Lloyd’s last short film before he moved permanently into feature-length production. It is one of his trademark “thrill” comedies, fea…more

Intolerance (1916)

Director D.W. Griffith is perhaps most know for his groundbreaking but controversial film Birth of Nations (1915), but his follow up Intolerance (1916) (which can b…more

Annie Oakley (1894)

Annie Oakley was probably the most famous marksman/woman in the world when this short clip was produced in Edison’s Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey….more

Scarlet Street (1945)

Widely regarded as one of Fritz Lang’s best films, Scarlet Street is based on the French novel La Chienne (The Bitch) by Georges de La Fouchardière. Somewhere be…more

Are You Popular? (1947)

One of the best examples of post-World War II social guidance films – jam-packed full of useful tips. Housed at: Internet Archive | From: Prelinger Archives Under…more

Trapeze Disrobing Act (1901)

A naughty little skit from 1901 filmed by the Edison company. Housed at: Internet Archive | From: Library of Congress Underlying Work: PD Worldwide | Digital Copy: …more

The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Film based on Hemingway’s classic short story, directed by Henry King, and starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, and Susan Hayward. The story centers on the memorie…more

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