Best Drama Movies of 1909

1.

The Judgment of Solomon

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Directed by J. Stuart Blackton.

Starring: William Humphrey, Florence Lawrence ..
Directed by: J. Stuart Blackton
Release date: 1909-01-02
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : A Corner in Wheat
2.

A Corner in Wheat

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

On a whim, a greedy tycoon decides to corner the world market in wheat. This doubles the price of bread, forcing grain producers into charity lines and others further into poverty. The film contrasts the differences between the lives of those who work to grow the wheat and the life of the man who dabbles in its sale for profit.

Starring: Frank Powell, Grace Henderson, James Kirkwood, Linda Arvidson, W. Chrystie Miller, Gladys Egan, Henry B. Walthall, Kate Bruce, William J. Butler, Charles Craig ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-12-13
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : Ben's Kid
3.

Ben's Kid

3.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Buck Minor was the most detested man in Wolf Hollow, partly because he was quarrelsome and treacherous, partly because he abused and neglected his little wife, Molly, whom all the camp adored, and for whose sake it tolerated Buck.

Starring: Tom Santschi, Harry Todd, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ..
Directed by: Francis Boggs
Release date: 1909-07-01
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Country Doctor
4.

The Country Doctor

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

While caring for his sick daughter, a doctor is called away to the sickbed of a neighbor. He finds the neighbor gravely ill, and ignores his wife's pleas to come home and care for his own daughter, who has taken a turn for the worse.

Starring: Kate Bruce, Adele DeGarde, Gladys Egan, Rose King, Florence Lawrence, Mary Pickford, Frank Powell ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-07-08
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Airship Destroyer
5.

The Airship Destroyer

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

An inventor uses a wireless controlled flying torpedo to destroy enemy airships.

Directed by: Walter R. Booth
Release date: 1909-10-01
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Lonely Villa
6.

The Lonely Villa

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

A gang of thieves lure a man out of his home so that they can rob it and threaten his wife and children. The family barricade themselves in an interior room, but the criminals are well-equipped for breaking in. When the father finds out what is happening, he must race against time to get back home.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Robert Harron, Florence Lawrence, Violet Mersereau, Owen Moore, David Miles, Marion Leonard, Gladys Egan, Adele DeGarde, Clara T. Bracy ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-06-10
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : Oliver Twist
7.

Oliver Twist

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel.

Starring: Edith Storey, William Humphrey, Elita Proctor Otis ..
Directed by: J. Stuart Blackton
Release date: 1909-04-30
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Mountaineer's Honor
8.

The Mountaineer's Honor

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

A mountain girl is seduced by a traveler from the valley. Her brother tracks the seducer down and kills him. In retaliation, the sheriff captures the brother and prepares to lynch him. Mother intervenes and, to save her son the disgrace of hanging, shoots him.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, James Kirkwood, Kate Bruce, George Nichols, Arthur V. Johnson, Anthony O'Sullivan, Frank Evans, Ruth Hart, Billy Quirk ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-11-24
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : 1776, or The Hessian Renegades
9.

1776, or The Hessian Renegades

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

During the American Revolution, a young soldier carrying a crucial message to General Washington is spotted and pursued by a group of enemy soldiers. He takes refuge with a civilian family, but is soon detected. The family and their neighbors must then make plans to see that the important message gets through after all.

Starring: Owen Moore, James Kirkwood, Mary Pickford, D. W. Griffith, Lottie Pickford, Mack Sennett, George Siegmann, Henry B. Walthall, Florence Lawrence, Kate Bruce ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-09-06
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : A Drunkard's Reformation
10.

A Drunkard's Reformation

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

A man arrives home late and drunk as usual. His wife reminds him that he's supposed to take their daughter out to a play. While watching the play, he's faced with his own drinking evils and how his life would be without them.

Starring: Arthur V. Johnson, Linda Arvidson, Adele DeGarde, Charles Avery, Gladys Egan, Robert Harron, Anita Hendrie, Florence Lawrence, Marion Leonard, David Miles ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-03-31
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : Edgar Allan Poe
11.

Edgar Allan Poe

2.5
5.9/10 IMDB

As Poe's lover is slowly dying, he struggles to make money to care for her.

Starring: Barry O'Moore, Linda Arvidson, Clara T. Bracy, Anita Hendrie, Arthur V. Johnson, James Kirkwood, David Miles, Charles Perley ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-02-08
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Light That Came
12.

The Light That Came

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

A disfigured young woman with two beautiful sisters is courted by a blind man. Will he still love her when his sight is restored?

Starring: Marion Leonard, Mary Pickford, Mack Sennett, Ruth Hart, Kate Bruce, Owen Moore, George Nichols, Arthur V. Johnson, James Kirkwood, Lottie Pickford ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-11-11
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Sealed Room
13.

The Sealed Room

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

The Count sets out to make a private room for him and his Countess, built in such a way no one can see, hear, and most importantly, disturb them. But unbeknownst to the Count, his wife has set her eyes on the court minstrel. Based on Edgar Allan Poe's “The Cask of Amontillado” and Honoré de Balzac's “La Grande Breteche”.

Starring: Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Henry B. Walthall, Mary Pickford, George Siegmann, Mack Sennett, Linda Arvidson, Owen Moore ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-09-02
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : A Trap for Santa Claus
14.

A Trap for Santa Claus

2.4
5.7/10 IMDB

Even the great D.W. Griffith made holiday films back in the day. Of course, he put his own spin on the genre and made something quite unique. In A TRAP FOR SANTA, the children attempt to capture the man-in-the-red-suit but they catch something else entirely.

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Marion Leonard, Gladys Egan, John Tansey, Mack Sennett, Kate Bruce, William J. Butler, W. Chrystie Miller, Charles Craig, Anthony O'Sullivan ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-12-20
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Golden Louis
15.

The Golden Louis

2.3
5.8/10 IMDB

An anonymous donor drops a gold coin in the shoe of a homeless girl as she sleeps. A gambler with a 'sure thing' borrows the coin and wins a fortune, but he can't find her again to repay her.

Starring: Adele DeGarde, Charles Inslee, Anita Hendrie, Owen Moore, Marion Leonard, Linda Arvidson, Kate Bruce ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-02-22
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : Resurrection
16.

Resurrection

2.3
5.2/10 IMDB

Nekhludoff, a Russian nobleman serving on a jury, discovers that the young girl on trial, Katusha, is someone he once seduced and abandoned and that he himself bears responsibility for reducing her to crime. He sets out to redeem her and himself in the process.

Starring: Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence, Marion Leonard, Owen Moore, Mack Sennett, Clara T. Bracy, Linda Arvidson, Charles Avery, Anita Hendrie, David Miles ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-05-20
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : Confidence
17.

Confidence

2.3
5.3/10 IMDB

Nellie flees her old life and goes east to become a nurse, where she marries a doctor. One of her old colleagues finds her and tries to blackmail her. When the blackmail plot is exposed, Nellie's husband expresses his complete faith in her.

Starring: Florence Lawrence, Charles Inslee, Herbert Prior, Linda Arvidson, Charles Avery, Kate Bruce, Raymond Hatton, Anita Hendrie, Arthur V. Johnson, Jeanie Macpherson ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-04-15
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : What Drink Did
18.

What Drink Did

2.2
5.4/10 IMDB

A man leaves his wife and two daughters for work in a carpentry shop. At work, he initially refuses a beer with lunch, then gives in. After work, two friends take a little while to convince him to go for a refreshing malt beverage, then to have another and another....

Starring: David Miles, Florence Lawrence, Gladys Egan, Adele DeGarde, Mary Pickford, Charles Avery, John R. Cumpson, Flora Finch, Arthur V. Johnson, Owen Moore ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-06-02
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Voice of the Violin
19.

The Voice of the Violin

2.2
5.2/10 IMDB

A music teacher is in love with Helen, one of his students, but she rejects him. In his anger he joins a communist group who plan to blow up a rich capitalist's house. When he realizes it's Helen's house, he tries to stop the plan.

Starring: Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Frank Powell, David Miles, Linda Arvidson ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-03-17
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : Two Memories
20.

Two Memories

2.1
5.6/10 IMDB

Henry and Marion have a lover's quarrel and part in anger. They do not reconcile, and ten years pass without contact. Marion becomes a society girl and spends her time at parties with her friends. Henry has become very ill and wishes to see Marion one more time. He writes asking her to visit. When she recieves the note, she laughs and tosses it on the floor, but, later, on a whim, decides to take all her drunken friends with her to visit him. When they arrive, Marion finds Henry dead, clutching her portrait in his hand. She sends her friends away and falls to her knees in remorse. Mary Pickford's debut!

Starring: Marion Leonard, David Miles, Mary Pickford, Charles Avery, Clara T. Bracy, John R. Cumpson, Robert Harron, Anita Hendrie, Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-05-23
21.

The Violin Maker of Cremona

2.1
5.1/10 IMDB

A contest is being held in Cremona for the best violin, with Giannina's hand in marriage as the prize. Filippo is secretly in love with her, but is also ashamed of being a cripple, so he switches his superior violin with that of another apprentice, Sandro, whom Giannina loves.

Starring: Herbert Prior, Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, David Miles, Harry Solter, Marion Leonard, Charles Avery, Clara T. Bracy, Arthur V. Johnson, Violet Mersereau ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-06-07
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Cardinal's Conspiracy
22.

The Cardinal's Conspiracy

2.1
4.9/10 IMDB

A royal woman rejects her arranged marriage. The cardinal hatches a plan: the suitor will shave and change clothes. He arranges with 4 clowns to stage an attack on the princess which he easily repels. It works; the princess falls for him, especially when the cardinal arranges his arrest.

Starring: Frank Powell, Florence Lawrence, Mary Pickford, Charles Avery, Kate Bruce, John R. Cumpson, Arthur V. Johnson, Owen Moore, Barry O'Moore, Mack Sennett ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-07-12
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Way of Man
23.

The Way of Man

2.1
5.3/10 IMDB

A woman is scarred in an accident and refuses to stand in the way of her lover's marriage to another.

Starring: Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence, Mary Pickford, Flora Finch, James Kirkwood, Gladys Egan, Mack Sennett, Marion Leonard, Violet Mersereau, David Miles ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-06-28
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : At the Altar
24.

At the Altar

2.0
5.4/10 IMDB

At the Italian boarding house the male boarders were all smitten with the charms of Minnie, the landlady's pretty daughter, but she was of a poetic turn of mind and her soul soared above plebeianism and her aspirations were romantic. Most persistent among her suitors was Grigo, a coarse Sicilian, whose advances were odiously repulsive. The arrival at the boarding house from the old country of Giuseppe Cassella, the violinist, filled the void in her yearning heart. Romantic, poetic and a talented musician, Giuseppe was indeed a desirable husband for Minnie.

Starring: Marion Leonard, David Miles, Charles Inslee, Barry O'Moore, Anita Hendrie, Dorothy West, Linda Arvidson, Clara T. Bracy, Kate Bruce, George Gebhardt ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-02-25
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : Through the Breakers
25.

Through the Breakers

2.0
5.1/10 IMDB

A society couple, neglect their young daughter in favor of their social life. When the girl becomes seriously ill, the father realizes the errors of his ways and stays home with her, demanding his wife do likewise. She sneaks out to a dance and the child takes a turn for the worse. By the time she returns home the child is dead. After her husband leaves her, the mother realizes her selfishness and begs forgiveness at her daughter's grave.

Starring: James Kirkwood, Marion Leonard, Adele DeGarde, Kate Bruce, George Nichols, Mary Pickford, Linda Arvidson, Donald Crisp, Gladys Egan, Robert Harron ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-12-06
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Politician's Love Story
26.

The Politician's Love Story

2.0
4.9/10 IMDB

A haughty politician, on seeing a satirical cartoon in a newspaper, rushes to the paper's offices to shoot the cartoonist. On discovering the cartoonist is a pretty woman, he falls instantly in love and wastes no time in trying to woo her.

Starring: Mack Sennett, Marion Leonard, Herbert Prior, Linda Arvidson, George Gebhardt, D.W. Griffith, Anita Hendrie, Florence Lawrence ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-02-21
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Broken Locket
27.

The Broken Locket

2.0
4.8/10 IMDB

George Peabody is a young man who has been giving free rein to his inclinations, the principal one being drink. One might have concluded he was lost, but there was the chance which the hand of Providence always bestows in the person of pretty little Ruth King, who had secretly loved George since their childhood days. She succeeds in persuading him from his reckless life, and he determines to cut off from his old loose companions by going out West and making a man of himself. Bidding Ruth and her mother good-bye, he realizes that he loves his little preserver and promises to return worthy of her love and confidence. They plight their troth with their first kiss and a heart shaped locket, which Ruth wears, she breaking it in two, giving George one side while she retains the other, which symbolized the reunion of their hearts with his return.

Starring: Frank Powell, Mary Pickford, Kate Bruce, Robert Harron, Dell Henderson, Arthur V. Johnson, James Kirkwood, Marion Leonard, Owen Moore, George Nichols ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-09-16
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : Lucky Jim
28.

Lucky Jim

2.0
4.8/10 IMDB

Gertrude chooses Jim over Jack, which makes Jack very jealous. Later Jim dies, and Jack marries Gertrude. He finds himself once again very jealous of the late Lucky Jim.

Starring: Marion Leonard, Mack Sennett, Barry O'Moore, Anita Hendrie, Vivian Prescott, Florence Lawrence ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-04-25
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Cord of Life
29.

The Cord of Life

1.9
5.3/10 IMDB

Antonine, a worthless, good-for-nothing scoundrel, demands money of his cousin Galora, an energetic, provident husband and father. His demands are met with a positive rebuff, and when he becomes insistent be is forcibly ejected by Galora. As he leaves the tenement he vows to get even, and lies in wait until Galora has gone out on business. Climbing to the fifth floor, on which the Galoras live, he watches his chance, which comes when Mrs. Galora goes for an instant to visit a neighbor on the same floor. Darting into the apartment and raising the window he perceives the awful result of a drop to the ground, five stories below, and so evolves a plan that is dastardly in the extreme. Taking the infant child from the cradle, and placing it in a basket he lets it out with a short rope, the end of which he secures by letting the sash down on it, so that to raise the window would precipitate the baby to destruction.

Starring: Charles Inslee, Marion Leonard, George Gebhardt, Linda Arvidson, Dorothy Bernard, Clara T. Bracy, John R. Cumpson, Charles K. French, Charles Gorman, Guy Hedlund ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-01-28
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : The Cricket on the Hearth
30.

The Cricket on the Hearth

1.9
4.9/10 IMDB

After three years at sea, Edward returns home to find his sweetheart forced into an engagement with a much older man.

Starring: Owen Moore, Violet Mersereau, Linda Arvidson, Dorothy West, David Miles, George Nichols, Anita Hendrie, Herbert Prior, Mack Sennett, John R. Cumpson ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-05-27
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : King Lear
31.

King Lear

1.9
5.4/10 IMDB

An impressively tactile, if slightly over-ambitious, adaptation of King Lear from Vitagraph Studios.

Starring: William V. Ranous ..
Directed by: J. Stuart Blackton, William V. Ranous
Release date: 1909-03-27
32.

One Touch of Nature

1.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Mack Sennett appears as a cop in this film produced by the Biograph Company.

Starring: Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence, Marion Leonard, Charles Inslee, Harry Solter, Linda Arvidson, Kate Bruce, Adele DeGarde, Gladys Egan, George Gebhardt ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-01-01
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : Lines of White on a Sullen Sea
33.

Lines of White on a Sullen Sea

1.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Soon after their engagement, Bill goes to sea, and Emily vows to stay true until his return. Unknown to her, Bill marries another woman from a different port. Emily waits faithfully for six years, finally becoming dangerously ill. When Bill suddenly appears in town with his family, Joe, who has loved Emily all along, forces Bill to make Emily's final moments happy by pretending he has returned to marry her.

Starring: Linda Arvidson, George Nichols, James Kirkwood, Kate Bruce, Marion Leonard, Dorothy West, Frank Evans, Dell Henderson, Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-10-27
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : To Save Her Soul
34.

To Save Her Soul

1.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Agnes, a singer in a country church, is practicing one day when a vaudeville manager hears her and offers her a job. Over the objections of the curate who loves her, she accepts the offer and goes to the city. Later the curate goes to hear Agnes perform and, fearing that her soul is being corrupted by show business, he asks her to return to the small town with him. When she refuses, he is prepared to kill her in order to protect the purity of her soul. This brings about her change of heart, and together they return to the little church.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Arthur V. Johnson, Kate Bruce, W. Chrystie Miller, George Nichols, Mack Sennett, Blanche Sweet, Lottie Pickford, Frank Evans, Caroline Harris ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-12-27
35.

A Sweet Revenge

1.4
6.2/10 IMDB

After being jilted for another, a woman sends her lover's old letters to the new fiancée and looks forward to the reaction. But when she spots her old lover's glove left behind, she has a change of heart and repents.

Starring: Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Jeanie Macpherson, Frank Powell, Robert Harron, Mary Pickford ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-11-18
36.

Faust

1.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Faust, an aged philosopher and magician who has grown weary of life and has sought in vain for the secret of eternal youth, decides, after a night's long vigil, to call forth from the realms of darkness the evil one to aid him. Mephistopheles appears and offers him his services in return for Faust's soul. The aged philosopher refuses to accept until the devil shows him a vision of Marguerite in all her maiden simplicity and beauty. Faust agrees to accept the compact providing Mephistopheles will give him youth, wealth and love.

Starring: William Sorelle ..
Directed by: Edwin S. Porter
Release date: 1909-12-24
37.

The Girls and Daddy

1.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Sisters guarding their house from a burglar set upon stealing their daddy's money.

Starring: David Miles, Florence Lawrence, Dorothy West, D. W. Griffith, John R. Cumpson, Marion Leonard, Arthur V. Johnson, Mack Sennett ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-02-01
38.

L'incendiaire

1.3
5.6/10 IMDB

A man smokes a pipe and falling asleep causes a fire in a haystack. The owners chase him until they find him in the most cruel way.

Release date: 1909-12-16
39.

The Boy and the Convict

1.3
5.9/10 IMDB

A boy helps to escape a convict after meeting him at his mother's graveyard. The convict gets rich in Australia and when he returns is arrested again but released in the last moment after a dying convict confesses.

Directed by: David Aylott
Release date: 1909-05-01
40.

The Little Teacher

1.3
5.4/10 IMDB

A young female teacher is assigned to an unruly class. After a student revolt, a passing surveyor helps her restore order, and the teacher becomes interested in him. Soon she learns that he has a wife. Dave, an older pupil, offers the teacher solace and it becomes apparent that he is smitten with her.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Arthur V. Johnson, Edward Dillon ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-10-11
41.

A Baby's Shoe

1.3
5.4/10 IMDB

The story tells of the young widowed mother of two children who is forced by extreme poverty to part with one of her children, a baby girl, by placing it in a basket on the door steps of a wealthy banker. Before leaving the baby the poor mother takes one of its little shoes to keep as a memento.

Starring: Florence Lawrence, Owen Moore, Linda Arvidson, George Nichols ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-05-13
42.

The Awakening

1.3
5.4/10 IMDB

A confirmed bachelor learns that he will inherit his late uncle's fortune only if he marries, which he does reluctantly. Shortly afterward he returns to his bachelor lifestyle but realizes he can't get his wife's face out of his thoughts.

Starring: Arthur V. Johnson, Clara T. Bracy, Mary Pickford, Anthony O'Sullivan, Kate Bruce, Florence Lawrence, Owen Moore, George Nichols, Mack Sennett ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-09-29
43.

Drive for a Life

1.3
5.3/10 IMDB

Harry's jealous former mistress puts poison in some candy intended for his new fiancée. Harry discovers what she has done, and races to save his fiancée before she eats the candy.

Starring: Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Florence Lawrence, Anita Hendrie, Dorothy West, Gertrude Robinson, Linda Arvidson, Robert Harron ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-04-22
44.

The Village Fire Brigade

1.2
5.6/10 IMDB

A village fire brigade puts out a fire.

Directed by: James Williamson
Release date: 1909-01-31
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : Napoleon, the Man of Destiny
45.

Napoleon, the Man of Destiny

1.2
5.2/10 IMDB

Part two of Blackton's "The Life of Napoleon": The marriage with Josephine; taking over of the army in Italy in March 1796; his divorce from Josephine and subsequent marriage to Marie-Louise of Austria; the birth of his son, and finally, his departure from the old guard at Fontainebleau. The films ends with the exiled Napoleon overlooking the beach of St. Helena.

Starring: William Humphrey, John G. Adolfi, Julia Arthur ..
Directed by: J. Stuart Blackton
Release date: 1909-01-02
46.

The Deception

1.2
5.0/10 IMDB

A wife offers to support her artist husband by teaching piano. She can't find work at the conservatory, and ends up working in a laundry, without telling him the truth. When he discovers her lie, he is determined to leave her, until she is injured and he understands the sacrifice she made for him.

Starring: Barry O'Moore, Florence Lawrence, Harry Solter, Owen Moore, Arthur V. Johnson, Mack Sennett, Charles Inslee ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-03-22
47.

Bernadette Soubirous et les apparitions de Lourdes

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A romanced version of the apparitions of Mary at Lourdes in 1856.

Directed by: Honoré Le Sablais
Release date: 1909-01-01
48.

The Lady With the Camelias

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Aristocrat Armand Duval meets the courtesan Marguerite Gauthier, after which he never stops thinking about her. The young man’s family is adamantly opposed to his relationship with a girl of easy virtue. For the sake of Armand’s future, Marguerite, who is dying from consumption, sets him free.

Directed by: Ugo Falena
Release date: 1909-11-10
49.

Mozart's Last Requiem

0.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Mozart feels compelled to finish a final requiem as he fears death is quickly approaching. Although the doctor has specifically ordered Mozart not to play or compose, Mozart begins a composition after listening to his student play the violin and having visions of three of his operas. After Mozart has finished his requiem a group of friends comes to visit him, and as they sing his last composition to him, Mozart dies.

Directed by: Étienne Arnaud, Louis Feuillade
Release date: 1909-09-11
Best Drama Movies of 1909 : A Slave to Drink
50.

A Slave to Drink

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Illustrates a man's struggle to overcome an inherited love for drink. Although yet a young man, the enemy of his family had already sunk its claws firmly upon James Grant. A man of superior intelligence, his habits hold him down to the lot of a common laborer in a small saw mill on the St. Johns River. About two years before the opening of the picture he had met and fallen in love with Jenny, the daughter of a small farmer, living near the saw mill. Under the influence of her great love he has succeeded in throwing off the burden of his hereditary desires. For three months he has not touched a drop of liquor.

Starring: Gene Gauntier, Jack J. Clark ..
Directed by: Sidney Olcott
Release date: 1909-12-31

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