Best Movies of 1911

1.

Little Nemo

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Cartoon figures announce, via comic strip balloons, that they will move - and move they do, in a wildly exaggerated style. Also known as "Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics".

Starring: Winsor McCay, John Bunny, Maurice Costello, George McManus ..
Directed by: Winsor McCay, J. Stuart Blackton
Release date: 1911-04-08
Best Movies of 1911 : The Lonedale Operator
2.

The Lonedale Operator

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

A young woman takes over her sick father's role as telegraph operator at a railway station, and has to deal with a team intent on train robbery.

Starring: George Nichols, Blanche Sweet, Francis J. Grandon, Wilfred Lucas, Edward Dillon, Edna Foster, Verner Clarges, Joseph Graybill, Guy Hedlund, Dell Henderson ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1911-03-23
Best Movies of 1911 : New-York
3.

New-York

3.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Old film of New York City in the year 1911. Print has survived in mint condition. Slowed down footage to a natural rate and added in sound for ambiance. This film was taken by the Swedish company Svenska Biografteatern on a trip to America.

Release date: 1911-01-01
Best Movies of 1911 : Vanity Fair
4.

Vanity Fair

3.1
5.5/10 IMDB

A silent short film telling the classic story of Becky Sharp.

Starring: Helen Gardner, William V. Ranous, John Bunny, Harry Northrup, Alec B. Francis, Leo Delaney, Tefft Johnson, Kate Price, William Shea, Charles Kent ..
Directed by: Charles Kent
Release date: 1911-01-02
Best Movies of 1911 : Greater Love Hath No Man
5.

Greater Love Hath No Man

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

Short film by Alice Guy about a Western love triangle.

Starring: Romaine Fielding, Vinnie Burns ..
Directed by: Alice Guy-Blaché, Alexander Butler
Release date: 1911-06-29
Best Movies of 1911 : The Miser's Heart
6.

The Miser's Heart

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Thieves decide to steal the money an old miser has hidden away. He refuses to open the safe for them, so they threaten to kill a little girl who lives in his building.

Starring: Adolph Lestina, Ynez Seabury, Kate Toncray, Edward Dillon, Robert Harron, Wilfred Lucas, Charles Hill Mailes, William J. Butler, Donald Crisp, Blanche Sweet ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1911-11-20
Best Movies of 1911 : Animated Putty
7.

Animated Putty

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Stop-motion animation of putty modeling itself into faces.

Directed by: Walter R. Booth
Release date: 1911-01-01
Best Movies of 1911 : Mexican Filibusters
8.

Mexican Filibusters

2.6
5.6/10 IMDB

The setting is the Mexican Revolution and friends Pedro and Alvarez get a message to transport some weapons across the border.

Starring: Carlyle Blackwell, Alice Joyce ..
Directed by: Kenean Buel
Release date: 1911-03-03
Best Movies of 1911 : The Rose of Kentucky
9.

The Rose of Kentucky

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

A farmer takes in a young orphan after her mother's death and sends her off to school. After she's grown, he encourages her to consider his younger brother as a husband. When the younger brother proves to be a coward, she chooses the older brother instead.

Starring: Wilfred Lucas, Marion Sunshine, Charles West, Kate Bruce, Edwin August, William J. Butler, Florence La Badie, Alfred Paget, Kate Toncray ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1911-08-24
Best Movies of 1911 : Billy and His Pal
10.

Billy and His Pal

2.5
5.4/10 IMDB

Billy and His Pal, released on February 16, 1911, is about a cowboy, Jim (Francis Ford), who is idolised by young Billy (actress Edith Storey in drag). When Jim runs afoul of a gang of Mexican thieves, it’s up to Billy to rescue his hero. Billy and His Pal is short on plot but long on local atmosphere with the director (probably William Haddock) and cameraman William “Daddy” Paley making the most of the starkly beautiful Texas countryside.

Starring: Francis Ford, Edith Storey ..
Directed by: William F. Haddock
Release date: 1911-02-15
Best Movies of 1911 : Fighting Blood
11.

Fighting Blood

2.5
5.3/10 IMDB

After the Civil War, an ex-soldier and his family settle in the Dakota Territory. The son quarrels with the father and leaves home. Riding in the hills, he spots a band of Indians attacking a neighboring homestead, and he races back to warn his family as the Indians chase him.

Starring: George Nichols, Kate Bruce, Robert Harron, Lionel Barrymore, Florence La Badie, Francis J. Grandon, Edward Dillon, Kate Toncray, Lionel Barrymore, Mae Marsh ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1911-06-28
Best Movies of 1911 : By a Woman's Wit
12.

By a Woman's Wit

2.5
4.4/10 IMDB

Captain Jasper, a Union officer, is sent on a secret service mission to the Confederate headquarters. Safe through the lines Captain Jasper, disguised as a Commissary Supply Agent, meets old friends who are Northern sympathizers. Visiting Confederate headquarters, information is supplied him by an ally. Suspicion is eventually aroused against the Captain and he is arrested. Pamela, a Southern girl with Northern sympathies, decides to aid the Captain's escape.

Starring: J.J. Clark, Alice Hollister, J.P. McGowan ..
Directed by: Sidney Olcott
Release date: 1911-04-04
13.

The Automatic Motorist

2.4
5.9/10 IMDB

A robot chauffeur takes a newly married couple on their honeymoon to the planet Saturn and then on a trip under the sea.

Directed by: Walter R. Booth
Release date: 1911-03-11
Best Movies of 1911 : Banks of the Nile
14.

Banks of the Nile

2.4
6.0/10 IMDB

With a dual motion a cruise ship and a fishing boat pass one another on the Nile and butlers in turbans set up a wooden gangway. Thanks to a rope and pulley system cows climb skywards then disappear into the hold of the sailing vessel. On the bank, black-haired women rock back and forth, bursting out laughing and showing the first signs of going into a state of trance. Never-before filmed gestures and faces of the people of the Nile succeed one another, uprooted to an unknown, magical world. The Banks of the Nile is one of the first experiments of film in colour that uses the Kinemacolor process.

Directed by: Charles Urban
Release date: 1911-01-01
Best Movies of 1911 : The Price
15.

The Price

2.4
5.4/10 IMDB

Pretty Ann, and Joe, the hostler, one day chance to meet. Strong is Joe, and simple, and Ann is shy and sweet. As man and maid have done before, they love, and marry, too. And live happy ever after? Ah, this tale is new to you! Yes, the tale is drear, prosaic; and so poetry won't do. A baby boy comes to bless the union. Joe is working in the stables when they tell him of his joy: his heart is gay and happy, and he tells the horses so. Then, it might be the angels were jealous of such mortal happiness; it might be the devil, seeing the stage so set, entered to play the leading role.

Starring: Lois Weber, Phillips Smalley ..
Directed by: Lois Weber, Phillips Smalley, Edwin S. Porter
Release date: 1911-11-23
Best Movies of 1911 : The Dream
16.

The Dream

2.4
5.4/10 IMDB

A loutish husband neglects his patient, loving wife to enjoy a night on the town. When he comes home drunk and irritable, he mistreats her. Then he falls asleep, and has a dream that causes him to reconsider the way that he treats his wife.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, Charles Arling, William Robert Daly, J. Farrell MacDonald, Lottie Pickford ..
Directed by: Thomas H. Ince
Release date: 1911-01-23
Best Movies of 1911 : The Last Drop of Water
17.

The Last Drop of Water

2.4
5.8/10 IMDB

A wagon train heading west across the great desert runs out of water, and is attacked by Indians. One man -- their last hope -- is sent out to find water.

Starring: Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Joseph Graybill, Francis J. Grandon, Alfred Paget, John T. Dillon, Robert Harron, Dell Henderson ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1911-07-26
Best Movies of 1911 : Her Crowning Glory
18.

Her Crowning Glory

2.4
5.7/10 IMDB

A widower becomes infatuated with his daughter's governess, to the displeasure of the child and her nurse.

Starring: John Bunny, Flora Finch, Helene Costello, Kate Price, Mae Costello, Edith Halleran ..
Directed by: Laurence Trimble
Release date: 1911-09-11
Best Movies of 1911 : A Tale of Two Cities
19.

A Tale of Two Cities

2.3
5.8/10 IMDB

A condensed silent film version of the Charles Dickens classic about the French Revolution and its subsequent Reign of Terror.

Starring: Maurice Costello, Florence Turner, John Bunny, Norma Talmadge, William Humphrey, Florence Foley, Kenneth Casey, Ralph Ince, James Morrison, Julia Swayne Gordon ..
Directed by: William Humphrey
Release date: 1911-02-20
Best Movies of 1911 : Pirates of 1920
20.

Pirates of 1920

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

A band of futuristic cutthroats terrorize the skies on board their powerful airship. After bombing a liner and stealing gold bullion from its hold, the ruffians try to escape, facing only Jack Manley, a valiant naval officer, and Marie Thompson, his sweetheart. (The surviving print lacks the story resolution, which apparently ends when the hero and the police rout the pirates and rescue the kidnapped heroine.)

Directed by: David Aylott, A. E. Coleby
Release date: 1911-02-26
21.

The Show Girl

2.3
4.2/10 IMDB

Audrey, a charming actress, but classed among the show girls, is invited with some of her stage companions, to have lunch with an old friend, by the name of Dr. Renfrew. The doctor and Audrey, eating together, talk over old times and renew their friendship; she takes his attentions seriously and becomes very much impressed with his pleasant companionship. Night after night the doctor attends the performance in which she appears as the "headliner," and never fails to greet her with generous applause and a bouquet of flowers as marks of admiration. To emphasize his friendship or infatuation he sends her a string of pearls, begging her to accept it as a souvenir of happy days gone by. Through a member of the company in which she is playing, she learns that Dr. Renfrew is married, and at her friend's suggestion redirects his note back to his wife.

Starring: Maurice Costello, Helen Gardner, Florence Turner, Van Dyke Brooke, Kenneth Casey, Lillian Walker ..
Directed by: Van Dyke Brooke
Release date: 1911-05-18
Best Movies of 1911 : The Ranchman's Vengeance
22.

The Ranchman's Vengeance

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

Lorenz Pedro, a Mexican half-breed, owns a small sheep ranch, and lives happily with his wife Marie and little daughter Lois. One exceedingly hot afternoon, Tom Flint, riding across the ranch looking for work is overcome by the heat, and Pedro, acting the part of a good Samaritan, takes him to his home, where Marie, through careful nursing, soon has him quite himself again. Pedro is out daily with his flock, leaving Marie and Flint together, offering an opportunity which Flint ungratefully takes advantage of, resulting in his completely winning Marie's love. Manuelito, Marie's father, is suspicious and comes upon them while Flint is declaring his love.

Starring: J. Warren Kerrigan, Dot Farley, George Periolat, Gilbert P. Hamilton ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1911-05-14
Best Movies of 1911 : The Battle
23.

The Battle

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

Union soldiers march off to battle amid cheering crowds. After the battle turns against the Union Army, one soldier runs away, hiding in his girlfriend's house. Ashamed of his cowardice, he finds his courage and crosses enemy lines to bring help to his trapped comrades.

Starring: Charles West, Blanche Sweet, Charles Hill Mailes, Robert Harron, Donald Crisp, Christy Cabanne, Lionel Barrymore, Spottiswoode Aitken, Kate Toncray ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1911-11-06
Best Movies of 1911 : The Coffin Ship
24.

The Coffin Ship

2.3
5.5/10 IMDB

A love story filmed in Long Island Sound with a stowaway and a shipwreck.

Starring: William Garwood ..
Release date: 1911-06-19
Best Movies of 1911 : The Manicure Lady
25.

The Manicure Lady

2.3
5.5/10 IMDB

The manicure lady spurns the barber and dates a rich cad instead.

Starring: Mack Sennett, Vivian Prescott, Edward Dillon, Kate Bruce, William J. Butler, Verner Clarges, Guy Hedlund, Grace Henderson, Florence La Badie, Claire McDowell ..
Directed by: Mack Sennett
Release date: 1911-05-18
Best Movies of 1911 : The Romantic Story of Margaret Catchpole
26.

The Romantic Story of Margaret Catchpole

2.2
5.2/10 IMDB

The story is founded on fact. In a village on the south coast of England, young Margaret Catchpole is being courted by two rivals, Will Laud, a smuggler, and Lieutenant Barry of the coast guards. She favours Laud, and when he escapes from custody after a government raid on the smugglers, Margaret steals a horse and tries to join him. In a fight with the coast guards, Laud is killed an Margaret is arrested for horse-stealing and transported to Botany Bay. Only part of the film survives today.

Starring: Lottie Lyell, Raymond Longford, Augustus Neville, Sybil Wilde, William Coulter, Walter Vincent, Fred Hardy, Jack Goodall, Fred Twitchin ..
Directed by: Raymond Longford
Release date: 1911-08-06
Best Movies of 1911 : Swords and Hearts
27.

Swords and Hearts

2.2
5.5/10 IMDB

A poor girl is secretly in love with a wealthy young planter.

Starring: Wilfred Lucas, Claire McDowell, Dorothy West, William J. Butler, Charles West, Francis J. Grandon, Verner Clarges ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1911-08-27
Best Movies of 1911 : When a Man Loves
28.

When a Man Loves

2.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Mr. Bach, a wealthy man, visits the scenes of his boyhood days in his auto and meets farmer Brown, his boyhood friend. Brown is the father of a very pretty daughter named Tessie. Bach becomes deeply smitten with the artless little country lass, and secretly hopes to win her. Tessie, however, has a host of admirers in the little village, the favored one being John Watson.

Starring: Dell Henderson, Mary Pickford, Charles West, George Nichols, Verner Clarges, Grace Henderson, Edward Dillon, Robert Harron, Guy Hedlund, Wilfred Lucas ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1911-01-05
Best Movies of 1911 : Lady Godiva
29.

Lady Godiva

2.2
5.0/10 IMDB

The story of how Lady Godiva came to ride naked through the streets of Coventry.

Starring: Julia Swayne Gordon, Robert Gaillard, Kate Price, Harry Ward, Stanley Dunn, Hal Wilson, Alfred Hollingsworth, Clara Kimball Young, James Young ..
Directed by: J. Stuart Blackton, Charles Kent
Release date: 1911-10-20
Best Movies of 1911 : A Doll's House
30.

A Doll's House

2.2
5.9/10 IMDB

Based on the play by Henrik Ibsen.

Starring: William Russell, Marie Eline, Marguerite Snow ..
Release date: 1911-07-28
31.

The Ballet Dancer

2.2
5.4/10 IMDB

The ballet pupil Camilla Favier makes for a quick success and falls for the author Jean Mayol. She discovers a love letter to him from a rich married woman and is devastated. In revenge she reveals the secret love story for the cuckolded husband and his guests at a big party. Later she finds a new love message from the wayward wife and brings it to the husband, who gets furious, grabs a pistol and incites the climax of the story.

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Valdemar Psilander, Svend Bille ..
Directed by: August Blom
Release date: 1911-11-16
Best Movies of 1911 : Little Dove's Romance
32.

Little Dove's Romance

2.2
5.9/10 IMDB

A white woodsman rescues Little Dove from danger on two occasions and she crushes out on him... but wiser heads prevail.

Starring: Red Wing, Charles Inslee, J. Barney Sherry, James Young Deer ..
Directed by: Fred J. Balshofer
Release date: 1911-09-04
33.

Manhattan Trade School for Girls

2.2
5.7/10 IMDB

This is a non-fiction film about the Manhattan Trade School for Girls. In 1911, few women got education beyond primary school (especially in the big cities that were full of immigrants). Because of this, women were very limited in their employment options and received very low wages. The idea of this one year trade school was to help these young ladies get a leg up on a variety of trades. Oddly, much of what you see in the film does not seem that related to job skills--such as physical education

Release date: 1911-05-16
Best Movies of 1911 : Broncho Billy's Christmas Dinner
34.

Broncho Billy's Christmas Dinner

2.1
5.0/10 IMDB

It's Christmas, and a young woman is on her way to celebrate the holidays with her parents. A group of drunk cowboys startle her horses making her wagon, with the woman on it, speed off. By chance Broncho Billy saves her life and the grateful girl invites him over for Christmas dinner. Little does he know that the young lady is the Sheriff's daughter…

Starring: Gilbert M. Anderson, Edna Fisher, Arthur Mackley, Julia Mackley, Willis Elder, Brinsley Shaw, Augustus Carney, Fred Church, R. Henry Grey, Margaret Joslin ..
Directed by: Gilbert M. Anderson
Release date: 1911-12-23
Best Movies of 1911 : The Colleen Bawn
35.

The Colleen Bawn

2.1
5.2/10 IMDB

A young Irish boy has fallen in love with a poor girl and wants to marry her, but his mother will stop at nothing, including murder, to see that he marries his rich cousin.

Starring: Gene Gauntier, J.P. McGowan, Sidney Olcott, J.J. Clark, Alice Hollister, Arthur Donaldson, Robert G. Vignola, Agnes Mapes, George Fisher, Anna Clark ..
Directed by: Sidney Olcott, Gene Gauntier
Release date: 1911-10-16
Best Movies of 1911 : Railroad Raiders of '62
36.

Railroad Raiders of '62

2.1
4.4/10 IMDB

Union raiders infiltrate Confederate territory by train. Early film version of the Civil War incident on which Buster Keaton's The General and Disney's The Great Locomotive Chase was based.

Starring: Sidney Olcott, Robert G. Vignola, Jack J. Clark, J.P. McGowan ..
Directed by: Sidney Olcott
Release date: 1911-06-15
Best Movies of 1911 : She
37.

She

2.1
5.3/10 IMDB

She was the first attempt in film to depict the story of H. Rider Haggard's 1886 novel She: A History of Adventure.

Starring: Marguerite Snow, James Cruze, Viola Alberti, William C. Cooper, Irma Taylor, Harry Benham, Alphonse Ethier, Marie Eline ..
Directed by: George Nichols
Release date: 1911-12-25
Best Movies of 1911 : Cupid the Conqueror
38.

Cupid the Conqueror

2.0
5.1/10 IMDB

A young artist, in love with a society girl, finally induces her to consent to pose for him. In a picture which he believes will be his masterpiece, and his confidence is increased when he finds just the child he wants for Cupid, to be in the painting with his lady fair.

Starring: Marie Eline, Marguerite Snow, Julia M. Taylor ..
Release date: 1911-08-11
Best Movies of 1911 : A Modern Cinderella
39.

A Modern Cinderella

2.0
5.2/10 IMDB

This 20th-century retelling of the classic fairy tale keeps all the familiar elements — a selfish step-sister, a put-upon beauty, a Prince Charming, and, of course, a lost slipper — but shifts the action to a contemporary boarding house. Cinderella, played by Mary Fuller, befriends an elderly resident, who buys a party outfit for her favorite when Cinderella’s elder sister preens for a dance. The new clothes transform the unassuming maiden into the toast of the ball. Finding Cinderella’s missing shoe, a dashing young man follows the clue to his grandmother, Cinderella’s friend at the boarding house, who works her magic to reunite the couple.

Starring: Mary Fuller, Darwin Karr, Mabel Trunnelle, Sydney Booth, Harold M. Shaw, Walter Edwin ..
Directed by: J. Searle Dawley
Release date: 1911-11-07
Best Movies of 1911 : Get Rich Quick
40.

Get Rich Quick

2.0
5.2/10 IMDB

An investment plan that tells potential investors they can "get rich quickly" turns out to be a swindle, and investors are in danger of losing all their money.

Starring: William Russell, William Garwood, Marguerite Snow, Marie Eline, Harry Benham ..
Release date: 1911-05-25
Best Movies of 1911 : His Trust
41.

His Trust

2.0
5.1/10 IMDB

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 is killed in battle, George continues in his caring duties, faithful to his trust.

Starring: Wilfred Lucas, Dell Henderson, Claire McDowell, Edith Haldeman, Dorothy West, Linda Arvidson, Kate Bruce, Gladys Egan, W. Chrystie Miller, Alfred Paget ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1911-01-16
Best Movies of 1911 : Troublesome Secretaries, or How Betty Outwitted Her Father
42.

Troublesome Secretaries, or How Betty Outwitted Her Father

2.0
5.1/10 IMDB

This is basically a two practical-joke comedy. Bunny is a businessman father and Mabel plays Betty, his lovable daughter. The first practical joke is Betty getting her girlfriend to be daddy's secretary. The secretary sprays perfume on all his papers and tries to make out with him. The second practical joke has Betty getting her boyfriend to put on a wig and old man's outfit and apply for the job of daddy's secretary.

Starring: John Bunny, Mabel Normand, Ralph Ince, Alec B. Francis, James Morrison ..
Directed by: Ralph Ince
Release date: 1911-08-20
Best Movies of 1911 : The Primal Call
43.

The Primal Call

2.0
4.9/10 IMDB

A young woman who is engaged to a millionaire she doesn't love meets and falls in love with a rough sailor.

Starring: Wilfred Lucas, Claire McDowell, Grace Henderson, Dell Henderson, Joseph Graybill, John T. Dillon, Vivian Prescott, Donald Crisp, Francis J. Grandon, Robert Harron ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1911-06-21
Best Movies of 1911 : Alkali Ike's Auto
44.

Alkali Ike's Auto

2.0
4.8/10 IMDB

Alkali Ike and Mustang Pete are both wooing the same woman. Ike hopes to take her for a horseback ride, but she chooses instead to go with Pete, who has a horse and carriage. Ike trades his horses for an automobile, hoping to win her over that way, but things do not work out as planned.

Starring: Augustus Carney, Harry Todd, Margaret Joslin, Arthur Mackley, Victor Potel, Fred Church, John B. O'Brien ..
Directed by: Gilbert M. Anderson
Release date: 1911-05-19
Best Movies of 1911 : Rory O'More
45.

Rory O'More

1.9
4.4/10 IMDB

Based on the story of the real-life 17th Century Irish rebel and the eighteen century ballad about him, this one-reeler is one of the Kalem pictures shot by Olcott and his company on their second trip to the Emerald Isle.

Starring: J.J. Clark, Gene Gauntier, Robert G. Vignola, J.P. McGowan, Arthur Donaldson, Anna Clark ..
Directed by: Sidney Olcott, Robert G. Vignola
Release date: 1911-09-03
Best Movies of 1911 : The Cowboy Coward
46.

The Cowboy Coward

1.9
4.5/10 IMDB

Henry and Steve, two "bunkies" on the "LL" ranch, are in love with Katie, their employer's daughter. While she likes Steve the best, she feels she cannot accept him because of his craving for gambling. Cash Wilkins, a bully, insults Steve, whereat he receives a good thrashing, and Wilkins, to get even, insults Katie and steals a small revolver that she carries with her. He then sends a note to Katie, that if she wants the gun back to send Henry for it. Henry is afraid of the bully and frightenedly tells Steve that he is afraid he must lose Katie as he can never face Wilkins. Steve looks pityingly at the coward, and taking the note, goes to Wilkin's cabin, and after another thrashing, makes Wilkins write a note of apology to Katie, and a promise to leave the country forever. Steve gives the note and the girl's gun to Henry and tells him to take them to Katie. The girl never suspects and Steve, realizing that "two's company and three's a crowd," packs his clothes and leaves.

Starring: Gilbert M. Anderson, Gladys Field, Brinsley Shaw, R. Henry Grey ..
Directed by: Gilbert M. Anderson
Release date: 1911-12-16
Best Movies of 1911 : L'inutile sacrifice
47.

L'inutile sacrifice

1.9
4.5/10 IMDB

The photoplay has for theme the fickleness of Pierre, the village "Beau Brummel" of a pretty little French town. He makes love to Blanche, who promises to be his bride. Her friend, Mariette, coquettes with Pierre, and wins his affections, falling in love herself, at the same time. The jealousy which develops between the two girls, and the weakness of Pierre in deserting his fiancée are depicted in a most enthralling manner.

Starring: Hubert Noël, Paul Hubert ..
Directed by: Clément Maurice
Release date: 1911-08-03
48.

The League of Mercy

1.9
4.6/10 IMDB

Helen, an heiress and the ward of Martin Talbot, is interested in charity and rescue work; she is vice president of the League of Mercy. Talbot's son makes love to her and her riches. In her visitations among the sick and poor she finds a young girl with a child. She takes the young mother to her home, aid and comforts her; tries to restore her to health. While she is thus engaged young Talbot, to whom she becomes affianced, enters. The young mother recognizes him as the father of her child. Helen gives back her engagement ring, denounces him and orders him from her home. The sick woman falls back dead. Helen adopts the child and brings it up as a member of her own household.

Starring: Edwin R. Phillips, Grace Lewis, Leo Delaney ..
Release date: 1911-02-10
Best Movies of 1911 : The Mirror
49.

The Mirror

1.9
8.0/10 IMDB

A love story filled with amusing complications, but the contest is won by Dick because he believes that all is fair in love and manages to circumvent the fates which often decree otherwise. The fortune teller prescribed the mirror test for the girl saw to it that the test was in his favor.

Starring: King Baggot, Mary Pickford ..
Directed by: Thomas H. Ince
Release date: 1911-02-09
Best Movies of 1911 : Water Lilies
50.

Water Lilies

1.9
4.4/10 IMDB

Albertina is a celebrated dancer whose fame is widespread. However, she has overtaxed her strength, is forbidden to appear in public and is obliged to seek quiet and rest. She retires to her Aunt Mary's home, a beautiful and restful country place, where she secures the much-needed seclusion and comfort. Next door to Aunt Mary there lives a very handsome fellow who has often admired Aunt Mary's niece and to tell the truth she admires him. Growing restless under the enforced retirement, Albertina strolls down to the lake where the water-lilies grow. She pulls a number of them into a garland which she holds bewitchingly above her head. They give her an inspiration and involuntarily she pirouettes, bends and swerves her lithe and willowy form like a nymph of ethereal sweetness. The young man who lives next door is rowing upon the lake; He see Albertina dancing on the velvety field of grass, is charmed by her, and rushes toward her.

Starring: Irmgard von Rottenthal, Maurice Costello, Rita Sacchetto ..
Release date: 1911-01-13

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