Seth Parker takes in Robbie Turner and protects him from his cruel father Rube. When the father disappears, Seth intends to raise Robbie as his own son. The vindictive father attacks Mary Lucy, a neighbor’s daughter who is also trying to help Robbie. Mary’s boyfriend David rescues her and Rube runs off with his son. But not for long.
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A child genius has fun getting her cousin into trouble. When she is not bedeviling her cousin, she is helping her father get out of trouble with con artists.
This turn-of-the-century tragedy chronicles the sorrowful travails of a woman who endures a series of devastating losses.
In this drama, a newlywed groom suddenly encounters the woman who jilted him and finds he is still in love with her; he becomes so obsessed about being with her, that his new marriage is jeopardized.
The story takes place in medieval France. Poet-rogue Francois Villon, sentenced to hang by King Louis XI for writing derogatory verses about him, is offered a temporary reprieve. His hanging will be postponed for 24 hours, and in that time he must defeat the invading Burgundians and win the love of the beautiful Katherine.
An ambitious farmer becomes a pioneer in the meat packing business, finding financial success but private disappointment over the course of many decades.
A young Russian girl is forced into a life of prostitution in Czarist Russia, and she and a British journalist find their lives endangered when she reveals to him information regarding the social crimes rampant in her country.
A prostitute picks up a fugitive who’s on the run after a robbery. She helps him evade the cops, then joins him, to blow the twenty grand he’s carrying, on a wild suicide-pact spree.