The Palmers, an apparently wealthy family, move into the house next door to the Lazarres. However, the Palmers are actually a gang of thieves plotting to rob the Lazarres.
An embezzler, Bill Marsh, swears vengeance on a businessman, John Travers, who has turned him in to the police. Twenty years pass, and Marsh emerges from jail and establishes himself as the head of a powerful crime empire, with his daughter, Paula, serving as bait to attract wealthy victims. Paula falls in love with Lee Travers, the adopted son of Marsh's old enemy, and begins to have doubts about her life of crime. Only after a series of tragic incidents is she set free to marry Lee and start life anew. This silent feature was highly regarded for its set design and 'unusual sensitivity to the expressive range of the camera and their awareness of careful scenario construction as a key to emotionally powerful cinema'. Cast includes Marie Lorraine, Arthur Greenaway, John Faulkner. A sound version was attempted soon after but was not successful and was never released.
When the New Monia station is overrun with mice, Mr. Givney can only shoot them one at a time, but Jerry uses a flute to lure them out, "Pied Piper of Hamlin" style.
Modest picture centering on a blunderous jewel heist aboard an ocean liner.
Released under Thanhouser's "Falstaff" comedy brand, in this film two rival lovers face off at croquet. One wins out because of his honesty, or rather, Clarence gets it wrong because he cheats at croquet.
Thomas Edinburgh is secretly in love with Carol, wife of the Reverend Luther McCall, and produces evidence that her husband was once an embezzler. Leaving for Cleveland, the minister meets his twin brother, Jordan, the real embezzler, who is evading the law. Luther is killed in a train wreck, and Jordan, assumes his brother's identity....
Foul play is afoot on space-base Bullamanka. The conniving Lizard King has defeated the kindly Bandicoot King in a bizarre local game called "Squid-Tac-Toad!" But did he play by the rules? Michelle tries to beat the Lizard King at his own game. Can she keep the Bandicoot King - and her penguins friends - from going down the "gurgler"? What is a "gurgler," anyway? In this wild adventure filled with action, intrigue, Red-Naped Ibs and Yellow-Capped Whopper Dingys, you and your family will learn why God likes it when we play by the rules.
Directed by Oxide Pang Chun, a school is trying to sabotage a student group's efforts to put on a musical dance number, citing their atrocious grades. The group's leaders must lead everyone to the promised land of academic competency via some innovative cheating methods.