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The Miracle Man (1919 Film)
THE MIRACLE MAN is a 1919 American silent drama film starring Lon Chaney and based on a 1914 play by George M. Cohan
George M. Cohan
, which in turn is based on the novel of the same title by Frank L. Packard . The film was released by Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures
, directed, produced, and written by George Loane Tucker , and also stars Thomas Meighan
Thomas Meighan
and Betty Compson . The film made overnight successes of the three stars, most notably putting Chaney on the map as a character actor. Paramount remade the film in 1932 also titled The Miracle Man with Hobart Bosworth , Chester Morris
Chester Morris
, John Wray , and Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
. Today, the majority of the 1919 film is considered lost , with only two fragments, totaling about three minutes, surviving. Lon Chaney during the production of The Miracle Man
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William S. Hart
WILLIAM SURREY HART (December 6, 1864 – June 23, 1946) was an American silent film actor, screenwriter, director and producer. He is remembered as a foremost western star of the silent era who "imbued all of his characters with honor and integrity." During the late 1910s and early 1920s, he was one of the most consistently popular movie stars, frequently ranking high among male actors in popularity contests held by movie fan magazines . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Dedications * 3 Published books * 4 Filmography * 5 William S. Hart
William S. Hart
Ranch and Museum * 6 References * 7 Further reading * 8 External links BIOGRAPHYHart was born in Newburgh, New York , to Nicholas Hart (c. 1834–1895) and Rosanna Hart (c. 1839–1909). William had two brothers, who died very young, and four sisters. His father was born in England, and his mother was born in Ireland. He was a distant cousin of the western star Neal Hart
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Riddle Gawne
RIDDLE GAWNE is a 1918 American silent Western film directed by William S. Hart
William S. Hart
and Lambert Hillyer and featuring Lon Chaney . Considered lost for decades, one of the five reels was found to have survived in a Russian archive, and is kept in the film archive of the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
. CONTENTS * 1 Plot * 2 Cast * 3 Reception * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links PLOTAs described in a film magazine , Hame Bozzam (Chaney) ruled Bozzam City and the only one to dispute his claim was Jefferson "Riddle" Gawne (Hart). An open breach in hostilities occurred when Kathleen Harkness (MacDonald), daughter of Colonel Harkness (Tilton), arrived in the west. Protecting her from insult, Riddle shoots two of Bozzam's men. Unknown to the young woman, her father is a member of Bozzam's cattle rustlers , and Bozzam holds this over his head so that he can marry Kathleen
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Photoplay
PHOTOPLAY was one of the first American film fan magazines . It was founded in 1911 in Chicago
Chicago
, the same year that J. Stuart Blackton founded Motion Picture Story , a magazine also directed at fans. For most of its run, Photoplay
Photoplay
was published by Macfadden Publications . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Popularity * 3 Photoplay
Photoplay
Medal of Honor * 3.1 Medal of Honor/Gold Medal Winners: 1920–1968 * 4 Merger * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORY Photoplay
Photoplay
began as a short-fiction magazine concerned mostly with the plots and characters of films at the time and was used as a promotional tool for those films
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Broken Blossoms
BROKEN BLOSSOMS OR THE YELLOW MAN AND THE GIRL, often referred to simply as BROKEN BLOSSOMS, is a 1919 American silent drama film directed by D.W. Griffith
D.W. Griffith
. It was distributed by United Artists and premiered on May 13, 1919. It stars Lillian Gish
Lillian Gish
, Richard Barthelmess and Donald Crisp , and tells the story of young girl, Lucy Burrows, who is abused by her alcoholic prizefighting father, Battling Burrows, and meets Cheng Huan, a kind-hearted Chinese man who falls in love with her. It was the second film released by United Artists. It is based on Thomas Burke 's short story "The Chink and the Child" from the 1916 collection Limehouse Nights
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Universal Studios
UNIVERSAL PICTURES (also referred to as UNIVERSAL STUDIOS or simply UNIVERSAL) is an American film studio owned by Comcast
Comcast
through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
. The company was founded in 1912 by Carl Laemmle , Mark Dintenfass, Charles O. Baumann , Adam Kessel, Pat Powers , William Swanson, David Horsley
David Horsley
, Robert H. Cochrane, and Jules Brulatour , and is the oldest surviving film studio in the United States
United States
, the world's fourth oldest after Gaumont , Pathé
Pathé
and Nordisk Film
Film
, and the oldest in terms of the overall film market. Its studios are located in Universal City , California
California
, and its corporate offices are located in New York City
New York City

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Chinatown, Manhattan
Manhattan
Manhattan
's CHINATOWN (simplified Chinese : 曼哈顿华埠; traditional Chinese : 曼哈頓華埠; pinyin : Mànhādùn huábù; juytping : Maan6haa1deon6 faa1bou6) is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan
Manhattan
, New York City
New York City
, bordering the Lower East Side
Lower East Side
to its east, Little Italy to its north, Civic Center to its south, and Tribeca
Tribeca
to its west. Chinatown
Chinatown
is home to the highest concentration of Chinese people in the Western Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere
. With an estimated population of 90,000 to 100,000 people, Manhattan's Chinatown
Chinatown
is also one of the oldest Chinese ethnic enclaves
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Lost Film
A LOST FILM is a feature or short film that is no longer known to exist in any studio archives, private collections, or public archives, such as the U.S. Library of Congress
Library of Congress
. Lon Chaney in London After Midnight (1927), one of the most sought-after lost films. The last known print was destroyed in the 1967 MGM vault fire , leaving only a set of production stills as a visual record. CONTENTS * 1 Conditions * 2 Stills * 3 Reasons for film loss * 4 Later lost films * 5 Lost film
Lost film
soundtracks * 6 List of lost films
List of lost films
* 7 List of incomplete or partially lost films * 8 List of rediscovered films * 9 Stock footage * 10 In film * 11 See also * 12 References * 13 External links CONDITIONSDuring most of the 20th century, U.S
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New England
NEW ENGLAND is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States
United States
: Maine
Maine
, Vermont
Vermont
, New Hampshire , Massachusetts
Massachusetts
, Rhode Island , and Connecticut
Connecticut
. It is bordered by the state of New York to the west and south, and by the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick
New Brunswick
and Quebec
Quebec
to the northeast and north, respectively. The Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
is to the east and southeast, and Long Island Sound
Long Island Sound
is to the south. Boston
Boston
, the capital of Massachusetts, is New England's largest city
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New York City
Bronx , Kings (Brooklyn) , New York
York
(Manhattan) , Queens
Queens
, Richmond (Staten Island) ------------------------- HISTORIC COLONIES New Netherland Province of New York SETTLED 1624 CONSOLIDATED 1898 NAMED FOR James, Duke of York
York
GOVERNMENT • TYPE Mayor–Council • BODY New York City Council
New York City Council
• MAYOR Bill de Blasio
Bill de Blasio
(D ) AREA • TOTAL 468.484 sq mi (1,213.37 km2) • LAND 302.643 sq mi (783.84 km2) • WATER 165.841 sq mi (429.53 km2) • METRO 13,318 sq mi (34,490 km2) ELEVATION 33 ft (10 m) POPULATION (2010 ) • TOTAL 8,175,133 • ESTIMATE (2016) 8,537,673 • RANK 1st, U.S
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The Birth Of A Nation
THE BIRTH OF A NATION (originally called THE CLANSMAN) is a 1915 American silent epic drama film directed and co-produced by D. W. Griffith and starring Lillian Gish
Lillian Gish
. The screenplay is adapted from the novel and play The Clansman , both by Thomas Dixon Jr. Griffith co-wrote the screenplay (with Frank E. Woods ), and co-produced the film (with Harry Aitken). It was released on February 8, 1915. Three hours long, the film was originally presented in two parts separated by an intermission; it was the first 12-reel film in the United States. The film chronicles the relationship of two families in the American Civil War
American Civil War
and Reconstruction era over the course of several years: the pro-Union Northern Stonemans and the pro-Confederacy Southern Camerons
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The Kid (1921 Film)
THE KID is a 1921 American silent comedy-drama film written by, produced by, directed by, and starring Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
, and features Jackie Coogan as his adopted son and sidekick. This was Chaplin's first full-length film as a director (he had been a co-star in 1914's Tillie\'s Punctured Romance ). It was a huge success, and was the second-highest-grossing film in 1921, behind The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
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IMDb
The INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE (abbreviated IMDB) is an online database of information related to films, television programs and video games, including cast, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, trivia and reviews, operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon . As of June 2017 , IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.4 million titles (including episodes), 8 million personalities in its database, as well as 75 million registered users. The site enables registered users to submit new material and edits to existing entries. Although all data is checked before going live, the system has been open to abuse and occasional errors are acknowledged. Users are also invited to rate any film on a scale of 1 to 10, and the totals are converted into a weighted mean -rating that is displayed beside each title, with online filters employed to deter ballot-stuffing
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AllMovie
ALLMOVIE (previously ALL MOVIE GUIDE) is an online guide service website with information about films , television programs , and screen actors. As of 2013, AllMovie.com and the AllMovie
AllMovie
consumer brand are owned by All Media Network . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORY For more details on AllMovie's history, see All Media Network § History . AllMovie
AllMovie
was founded by popular-culture archivist Michael Erlewine , who also founded AllMusic and AllGame
AllGame
. The AllMovie
AllMovie
database was licensed to tens of thousands of distributors and retailers for point-of-sale systems, websites and kiosks
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YouTube
YOUTUBE is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California . The service was created by three former PayPal employees – Chad Hurley
Chad Hurley
, Steve Chen
Steve Chen
, and Jawed Karim
Jawed Karim
– in February 2005. Google
Google
bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube
YouTube
now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries .