Best Crime Movies of 1918

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Knocknagow

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The agent of an absentee landlord resorts to underhand means in order to evict tenants from land that could be more profitably used for cattle. Adapted from the 1879 novel of the same name.

Starring: Brian Magowan, Fred O'Donovan, Kathleen Murphy, Arthur Shields, J.M. Carre, Breffni O'Rourke, Valentine Roberts, Patrick O'Donnell, Dermot O'Dowd, George Larchet ..
Directed by: Fred O'Donovan
Release date: 1918-01-30
Best Crime Movies of 1918 : Too Many Millions
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Too Many Millions

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Walsingham Van Dorn has a fancy name but no money until he inherits 40 million dollars from a pair of wealthy, but wicked, uncles.

Starring: Wallace Reid, Ora Carew, Tully Marshall, Charles Ogle, James Neill, Winifred Greenwood, Noah Beery, Percy Williams, Ernest Pasque, Richard Wayne ..
Directed by: James Cruze
Release date: 1918-12-08
Best Crime Movies of 1918 : Kiss or Kill
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Kiss or Kill

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Henry Warner (Herbert Rawlinson) is so broke that he has sold his overcoat and now his landlady won't leave him alone about the rent. When he sees a wallet sticking out of a rich man's pocket, he's desperate enough to steal it. The police give pursuit, and Henry winds up in someone's study. The man who lives there, Middleton (Alfred Allen) has been looking for someone with Henry's nerve and offers him a job (along with an overcoat and some cash): He must steal back a will that Middleton's nephew, Craig (Harry Carter) stole from him.

Starring: Priscilla Dean, Herbert Rawlinson, Harry Carter, Alfred Allen ..
Directed by: Elmer Clifton
Release date: 1918-10-21
Best Crime Movies of 1918 : The Wildcat of Paris
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The Wildcat of Paris

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A girl from Paris' underworld fights for love and survival during a time of international turmoil.

Starring: Priscilla Dean, Louis Darclay, Edward Cecil, Lucille Furness, Gino Corrado ..
Directed by: Joseph De Grasse
Release date: 1918-12-15
Best Crime Movies of 1918 : The Firefly of France
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The Firefly of France

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The "Firefly of France" is an elusive master criminal of uncertain loyalties. When the Firefly disappears from view with a satchel of important government documents in his possession, his sister Esme Falconer is suspected of beings in cahoots with him. Dashing aviator Devereaux Bayne believes in Esme's innocence and accordingly dons civilian garb and heads to Paris' Latin Quarter to get the low-down on the Firefly's whereabouts.

Starring: Wallace Reid, Ann Little, Charles Ogle, Raymond Hatton, Winter Hall, Ernest Joy, William Elmer, Clarence Geldart, Henry Woodward, Jane Wolfe ..
Directed by: Donald Crisp
Release date: 1918-06-23
Best Crime Movies of 1918 : Hearts or Diamonds?
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Hearts or Diamonds?

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Wealthy diamond collector Larry Hanrahan is given the opportunity to assist the beautiful, jewel-bedecked woman he admires in a Broadway café when she and her guardian are attacked by robbers. Larry is invited to visit the grateful pair, Col. Paul Gascoyne and his ward Adrienne, at the colonel's laboratory, where he is introduced to Wintermute, a chemist who produces imitation diamonds. In return, Larry asks them to view his priceless diamond collection. Although he has fallen in love with Adrienne, Larry is forced to believe that she is a thief when he is robbed by a woman wearing Adrienne's scarf. Larry finds his jewels in Gascoyne's house, but before he can escape, a group of thugs overpowers him. Adrienne assists him in contacting the police, who arrive in time to capture Gascoyne and his gang. Badly wounded, the colonel confesses that Adrienne has been his innocent dupe, whereupon Larry happily takes her to his heart.

Starring: William Russell, Charlotte Burton, Howard Davies, Carl Stockdale, John Gough, Robert Klein, Henry King ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1918-04-29

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