D. W. Griffith

The Girl Who Stayed at Home
6.4

The Girl Who Stayed at Home

The plot concerns two brothers, Ralph (Richard Barthelmess) and James Grey (Robert Harron), and the girls who love them (Dempster and Seymour, ...
Hearts of the World
6.4

Hearts of the World

Mar. 11, 1918

Hearts of the World

A group of youngsters grow up and love in a peaceful French village. But war intrudes and peace is shattered. The German army invades and ...
The Birth of a Nation
6.4

The Birth of a Nation

Feb. 08, 1915

The Birth of a Nation

Two families, abolitionist Northerners the Stonemans and Southern landowners the Camerons, intertwine in director D.W. Griffith’s ...
The Massacre
6.5

The Massacre

Feb. 25, 1912

The Massacre

The story of the massacre of an Indian village, and the ensuing retaliation.
The Battle
5.5

The Battle

Nov. 06, 1911

The Battle

Union soldiers march off to battle amid cheering crowds. After the battle turns against the Union Army, one soldier runs away, hiding in his ...
His Trust Fulfilled
4.9

His Trust Fulfilled

Jan. 18, 1911

His Trust Fulfilled

Continuing where His Trust (1911) leaves off, George takes care of his deceased master’s daughter after her mother’s death. He ...
His Trust
5.2

His Trust

Jan. 16, 1911

His Trust

A Confederate officer is called off to war. He leaves his wife and daughter in the care of George, his faithful Negro servant. After the officer ...
The Fugitive
5.8

The Fugitive

Nov. 07, 1910

The Fugitive

Two Johns, a Confederate and an Union soldier, leave their families to go to the front. After a skirmish they end up separated from their ...
The House with Closed Shutters
5.9

The House with Closed Shutters

During the Civil War a young soldier loses his nerve in battle and runs away to his home to hide; his sister puts on his uniform, takes her ...
In the Border States
6.4

In the Border States

Jun. 13, 1910

In the Border States

During the Civil War, a father living in a border state leaves to join the Union Army. After he leaves, Confederate troops forage on his ...
In Old Kentucky
6.0

In Old Kentucky

Sep. 20, 1909

In Old Kentucky

Brothers George and Robert enlist on opposite sides in the Civil War. Robert is captured as a spy for the South, but escapes and hides in his ...
1776, or The Hessian Renegades
5.5

1776, or The Hessian Renegades

During the American Revolution, a young soldier carrying a crucial message to General Washington is spotted and pursued by a group of enemy ...
The Guerrilla
5.5

The Guerrilla

Nov. 13, 1908

The Guerrilla

Mack Sennett appears as a Confederate soldier and a Union soldier in this film produced by the Biograph Company.