Scrooge
Scrooge Public Domain

Seymour Hicks plays the title role in the first sound version of the Dickens classic, Scrooge, about the miser who’s visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. This British import is notable for being the only adaptation of this story with…

The Phantom Of The Opera
Phantom Of The Opera Public Domain

At the Opera of Paris, a mysterious phantom threatens a famous lyric singer, Carlotta and thus forces her to give up her role (Marguerite in Faust) for unknown Christine Daae. Christine meets this phantom (a masked man) in the catacombs,…

Dressed to Kill (Sherlock Holmes)
Dressed To Kill Public Domain

A convicted thief hides the location of the stolen Bank of England printing plates inside three music boxes (each one plays a subtly different version of “The Swagman”). The boxes are sold at a local auction house. However, a criminal gang,…

The Little Princess
The Little Princess Public Domain

The Little Princess is a 1939 American drama film directed by Walter Lang. The screenplay by Ethel Hill and Walter Ferris is loosely based on the novel A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The film was the first Shirley…

Felix the Cat
Felix The Cat Public Domain

Felix the Cat is a funny animal cartoon character created in the silent film era. The anthropomorphic black cat with his black body, white eyes, and giant grin, coupled with the surrealism of the situations in which his cartoons place…

Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes Public Domain

SHERLOCK HOLMES: The first American television series of Sherlock Holmes adventures aired in syndication in the fall of 1954. The 39 half-hour mostly original stories were starring Ronald Howard (son of Leslie Howard) as Holmes and Howard Marion Crawford as Watson.

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