Best Drama Movies of 1905
Rescued by Rover
A dog leads its master to his kidnapped baby.
Down in the Coal Mines
A father and son are working in a coal mine. An explosion occurs, which kills the son.
Various scenes from New Testament and Old: Christian martyrdom under Roman rule, Daniel in the lion's den, and Belshazzar's vision of a floating hand spelling the end of his rule.
The Train Wreckers
A romance between a railroad engineer and the switchman's daughter is nearly ruined by train wreckers who knock out the girl and leave her on the tracks to be run over. The engineer perches on the engine's cow catcher and rescues the girl.
The White Caps
Two members of a vigilante group known as 'The White Caps' post a warning sign on a man's home. When the man comes home, he tears down the sign, and then proceeds to abuse his wife both verbally and physically. As soon as she can get away from him, the wife leaves home with her child to find a place of refuge. When the vigilantes find out about this, they arm themselves with rifles and immediately go to confront the abusive husband.
A happy Russian family is broken up when their patriarch is arrested for treason. His distraught wife joins the secret society of nihilists and is assigned to commit an act of terror. Based on the play "Vera; or, The Nihilists" by Oscar Wilde.
The Life of an American Policeman
A policeman has breakfast with his wife and children, and then prepares for the day's work. While on his beat, he finds and helps a lost child. Later, several officers try to save a woman who has attempted to drown herself. And there are some even more hazardous situations yet to come.
Two men get into a knife fight, in a possibly Spanish tavern, and and one of them kills another and escapes. He takes refuge in his house but escapes when the guard arrives, starting a persecution to the death.
The story of a group of counterfeiters, caught, and then escaping from prison.
L'assassinat du grand-duc Serge
The assassination of the Grand Duke Serge.
Les petits vagabonds
A couple of young boys clamber over a fence and break into the hen coop. They steal some eggs and a fat chicken. The adults are after them, but the boys start a fire by accident and lead the adults on a long chase.
The Mutiny on the Potemkin
Mutiny on a Russian Battleship.
Les voleurs d'enfants
A gang of child thieves take one away and hand him over to other gypsies who dress him in rags and cruelly mistreat him. The boy wants to escape and the police find them. The father shoots one of the gypsies and the others are happily arrested.
A Kentucky Feud
A fictionalized account of the Hatfields and the McCoys.
During a raid, a police officer is shot, and a woman is mistakenly arrested for the crime. Despite the pleas of her mother, she is sentenced to Siberia, but she dies along the way. Her mother decides to take revenge.
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The millionaire's child is kidnapped. Sherlock Holmes after many thrilling adventures and narrow escapes rescues the child.
Duel Scene from Macbeth
Based on a scene from Shakespeare's play: Macbeth, king of Scotland, is being challenged by forces led by Macduff. Young Siward comes to confront the king, but Macbeth kills him easily. Then Macduff himself arrives. The two rivals exchange words, and then begin a deadly fight.
A Poacher om the loose.
Desperate Encounter Between Burglar and Police
Film shot with the help of the New York City (Metropolitan) Police.