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Warner Oland

  • Oct 03, 1879 - Aug 06, 1938 (age 58)
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1938
Warner Oland
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Warner Oland

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1937
Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo
MovieDec 17, 1937

Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo

Chan is on a gambling …
Chan is on a gambling vacation in Monaco. He is called upon to solve two murders. One is a casino messenger on his way to Paris with a million dollars in bonds. The other is a two-bit Chicago gangster recently tending bar in a Monte Carlo hotel. Everyone is suspect and a third of the dialogue is in French.
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Charlie Chan on Broadway
MovieSep 18, 1937

Charlie Chan on Broadway

Returning from European …
Returning from European exile where she avoided testifying against her criminal associates, a former singer with a tell-all diary is murdered to ensure her silence.
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Charlie Chan at the Olympics
MovieMay 21, 1937

Charlie Chan at the Olympics

When a strategically …
When a strategically important new aerial guidance system is stolen, Charlie traces it to the Berlin Olympics, where he has to battle spies and enemy agents to retrieve it.
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1936
Charlie Chan at the Opera
MovieDec 4, 1936

Charlie Chan at the Opera

Gravelle, a former baritone …
Gravelle, a former baritone believed dead after an opera house fire, has been languishing in a mental institution for the past seven years, an anonymous amnesiac. When he fortuitously sees a news story about his former wife's current appearance at the local opera, his memory returns. He escapes, and, disguised in costume, seeks revenge for a failed attempt on his life years earlier. When the guilty parties are found stabbed to death, Charlie Chan and son Lee try to find out if the dangerous fugitive is the one responsible.
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Charlie Chan at the Race Track
MovieAug 7, 1936

Charlie Chan at the Race Track

When a friend of Charlie's is …
When a friend of Charlie's is found kicked to death by his own race horse on board a Honolulu-bound liner, the detective discovers foul play and uncovers an international gambling ring.
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Charlie Chan at the Circus
MovieMar 18, 1936

Charlie Chan at the Circus

Charlie receives fourteen …
Charlie receives fourteen free passes to the circus for him and his entire family but soon realizes that there are strings attached as the big top's co-owner asks his guest to investigate threatening letters that he's received. Before the famous detective can, the man is murdered. Charlie soon finds out that the co-owner was not a particularly pleasant or well-liked individual, and among the many suspects are his partner, a snake charmer and the menagerie's gorilla. Son Lee, usually an enthusiastic assistant for his father, is distracted by the show's beautiful contortionist.
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Charlie Chan's Secret
MovieJan 10, 1936

Charlie Chan's Secret

An ocean liner sinks off …
An ocean liner sinks off Honolulu and Allen Colby, heir to millions, is presumed dead...but local sleuth Charlie Chan is not so sure, and flies to San Francisco to investigate further. Somehow, the missing Colby is there ahead of him...but is knifed in the back before seeing anyone. Further events revolve around spiritualist Mrs. Lowell, her family of suspicious characters, and the spooky, untenanted Colby mansion, where the body turns up during a seance!
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1935
Charlie Chan in Shanghai
MovieOct 11, 1935

Charlie Chan in Shanghai

On his return to China, …
On his return to China, Charlie is honored at a Shanghai banquet for his many accomplishments. Prior to his speech Sir Stanley Woodland, a prominent official in the colony, confides to Charlie that he has discovered some sinister activities and wants to share the information with the detective as soon as they are alone. When Sir Stanley is silenced by a booby-trapped box, Charlie seeks to discover the undivulged secret as well as the killer. Along with Col. Watkins, the police commissioner, and G-Man James Andrews, Charlie works to expose an international opium-smuggling ring operating out of Shanghai. With the help of son Lee, he survives a kidnapping and murder attempt while exposing the identity of the head of the drug ring.
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Shanghai
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MovieJul 19, 1935

Shanghai

Shanghai is a 1935 film directed by James Flood, produced by …
Shanghai is a 1935 film directed by James Flood, produced by Walter Wanger, distributed by Paramount Pictures, and starring Loretta Young and Charles Boyer. The picture's supporting cast ...
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Charlie Chan in Egypt
MovieJun 21, 1935

Charlie Chan in Egypt

While investigating the theft …
While investigating the theft of antiquities from an ancient tomb excavation, Charlie discovers that the body of the expedition's leader concealed inside the mummy's wrappings.
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Werewolf of London
MovieMay 13, 1935

Werewolf of London

While on a botanical expedition in Tibet Dr. Wilfred Glendon is …
While on a botanical expedition in Tibet Dr. Wilfred Glendon is attacked in the dark by a strange animal. Returning to London, he finds himself turning nightly into a werewolf and terrorizing the city, with the only hope for curing his affliction a rare Asian flower.
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Charlie Chan in Paris
MovieJan 21, 1935

Charlie Chan in Paris

Charlie is hired by English …
Charlie is hired by English investors to investigate the forgery of French bonds emanating from a Parisian bank. Charlie's undercover agent, an Apache dancer, is murdered before she can disclose what she's learned. Despite this setback, Charlie welcomes the arrival of #1 son Lee, who proves a valuable ally to his father. The prime suspect is the ubiquitous Xavier, a crippled beggar and World War I veteran who seems to hold a grudge against the officials of the bank in question. When Yvette Lamartine, the daughter of the bank's president, is accused of murdering her ex-lover, a corrupt bank official, Charlie must temper his quest for the truth with chivalry.
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1934
The Painted Veil
MovieNov 23, 1934

The Painted Veil

In Austria, after the marriage of her beloved sister, Katrin is …
In Austria, after the marriage of her beloved sister, Katrin is proposed to marry Dr. Walter Fane, who is a former student of her father and is researching cholera. They travel to Hong Kong and Katrin is totally neglected by her husband. Soon she has a love affair with the diplomat Jack Townsend. When Walter discovers her love affair, he proposes the divorce provided Jack leaves his wife and marry Katrin. But this procedure would destroy his diplomatic career and Katrin leaves Jack. Walter decides to travel to the countryside to a village with cholera epidemic and forces Katrin to travel with him to punish her. What will happen to his wife?
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Charlie Chan in London
MovieSep 12, 1934

Charlie Chan in London

After receiving …
After receiving congratulations from the Home Secretary for solving his most recent case, Charlie is sought out by Pamela Gray, a beautiful but desperate young socialite whose brother Paul awaits execution for the murder of a weapons inventor. She is so convinced of his innocence that she becomes distraught when she overhears Neil Howard, her brother's lawyer and her fiancee, confide to the detective his belief in his client's guilt. Angered at this disclosure, she returns his ring and breaks off the engagement. Although the execution will take place in 65 hours, Charlie pledges to expose the murderer. All potential suspects are reassembled in the country mansion of family friend Geoffrey Richmond, where the murder took place, as Charlie tries to expose the real murderer before time runs out.
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Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back
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MovieAug 15, 1934

Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back

Algy, Bulldog Drummond's …
Algy, Bulldog Drummond's right-hand-man, is getting married. Bulldog attends; on the way home, in the fog, he enters the (apparently deserted) mansion of Prince Achmed in search of a phone....
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Charlie Chan's Courage
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MovieJul 6, 1934

Charlie Chan's Courage

Charlie is hired to deliver a …
Charlie is hired to deliver a pearl necklace to a millionaire at his ranch. When murder intervenes he disguises himself as a Chinese servant and begins sleuthing.
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Mandalay
MovieFeb 10, 1934

Mandalay

Mandalay is a 1934 American pre Code drama film directed by …
Mandalay is a 1934 American pre Code drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and written by Austin Parker and Charles Kenyon based on a story by Paul Hervey Fox. The film stars Kay Francis, Ricardo Cortez, Warner Oland and Lyle Talbot, and features Ruth Donnelly and Reginald Owen.
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1933
Charlie Chan's Greatest Case
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MovieSep 15, 1933

Charlie Chan's Greatest Case

When a good-for-nothing …
When a good-for-nothing man named Dan is stabbed to death and his arm broken, Charlie Chan is on the case. His first clue comes from the victim's sister, who noticed a prowler wearing a glow-in-the-dark wristwatch.
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Before Dawn
MovieAug 4, 1933

Before Dawn

Joe Valerie stashed a million dollars in gold from a robbery …
Joe Valerie stashed a million dollars in gold from a robbery 15 years earlier. Now that he lay dying a painful death, he trades the location of the money to Dr. Cornelius for a shot to end his suffering. When Mrs. Marble reads about the death of Joe, she wants to spend the money, but the ghost of Joe causes her to fall down the stairs ending her life. When the police show up, they are not sure if it is murder of not, so they enlist Dr. Cornelius and clairvoyant Patricia to help solve the case. But everyone, except Mattie and Patricia, is looking for the loot and not the ghost of Joe Valerie.
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1932
The Son-Daughter
MovieDec 23, 1932

The Son-Daughter

A large group of Chinese immigrants in San Francisco …
A large group of Chinese immigrants in San Francisco is clandestinely donating whatever money they earn to smuggle arms into China for the rebels in their fight against the centuries old ...
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Shanghai Express
MovieFeb 2, 1932

Shanghai Express

Many passengers on the Shanghai Express are more concerned …
Many passengers on the Shanghai Express are more concerned that the notorious Shanghai Lil is on board than the fact that a civil war is going on that may make the trip take more than three days. The British Army doctor, Donald Harvey, knew Lil before she became a famous "coaster." A fellow passenger defines a coaster as "a woman who lives by her wits along the China coast." When Chinese guerillas stop the train, Dr. Harvey is selected as the hostage. Lil saves him, but can she make him believe that she really hasn't changed from the woman he loved five years before?
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Charlie Chan's Chance
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MovieJan 22, 1932

Charlie Chan's Chance

Charlie is the intended …
Charlie is the intended murder victim here, and he avoids death only by chance. To find the murderer (since, of course, murder does occur), Charlie must outguess Scotland Yard and New York City police.
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1931
Daughter of the Dragon
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MovieSep 5, 1931

Daughter of the Dragon

Princess Ling Moy, a young …
Princess Ling Moy, a young and beautiful Chinese aristocrat lives next door, unbeknownst to her, to Dr. Fu Manchu, a brilliant but twisted genius who is out to rule the world. She is ...
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The Big Gamble
MovieSep 4, 1931

The Big Gamble

Unable to repay a substantial gambling debt to mob boss …
Unable to repay a substantial gambling debt to mob boss North, Alan Beckwith concocts a last-ditch scheme. Allowing North to take out a $100,000 insurance policy on his life, Alan agrees to...
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The Black Camel
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MovieJun 21, 1931

The Black Camel

Movie star Sheila Fayne is seeing wealthy Alan Jaynes while …
Movie star Sheila Fayne is seeing wealthy Alan Jaynes while filming in Honolulu, Hawaii, but won't marry him without consulting famed psychic Tanaverro first. Tanaverro confronts her about the unsolved murder of fellow film star Denny Mayo three years earlier, and she decides to reject Jaynes' proposal. When Sheila is found shot to death in her beach-front pavilion, Charlie Chan of the Honolulu Police investigates.
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Charlie Chan Carries On
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MovieApr 12, 1931

Charlie Chan Carries On

Charlie steps in to solve the …
Charlie steps in to solve the murder of a wealthy American found dead in a London hotel. Settings include London, Nice, San Remo, Honolulu and Hong Kong. Fast-paced with lots of wisecracking.
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Dishonored
MovieMar 5, 1931

Dishonored

Dishonored is a 1931 pre-Code romantic spy film made by …
Dishonored is a 1931 pre-Code romantic spy film made by Paramount Pictures. It was co-written (with Daniel N. Rubin), directed and edited by Josef von Sternberg. The costume design was by Travis Banton. The film stars Marlene Dietrich, Victor McLaglen, Gustav von Seyffertitz and Warner Oland.
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The Drums of Jeopardy
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MovieMar 2, 1931

The Drums of Jeopardy

The Drums of Jeopardy is a …
The Drums of Jeopardy is a 1931 American Pre-Code horror film directed by George B. Seitz. It is the second film adaption of Harold McGrath's novel of the same name, and stars Warner Oland as Dr. Boris Karlov.
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1930
The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu
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MovieMay 2, 1930

The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu

The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu …
The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed by Rowland V. Lee. It is the second of three films starring Warner Oland as the fiendish Fu Manchu, who returns from apparent death in the previous film, The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929), to seek revenge on those he holds responsible for the death of his wife and child.
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Paramount on Parade
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MovieApr 22, 1930

Paramount on Parade

A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and …
A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and contract-players doing things some had never done on screen, and wouldn't again; such as Ruth Chatteron , in a French-café setting singing "My Marine" (written by Richard A. Whiting and Raymond B. Eagan) to a group of U. S. Marines, including Stuart Eriwn, Stanley Smith and Frederic March; Buddy Rogers doing a song-duet with Lillian Roth called "Any Time's the Time to Fall in Love" (written by Elise Jans and Jack King), on a cuckoo-clock set; and Clara Bow singing and dancing in the "True To The Nany Now" number to a group of sailors.
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The Vagabond King
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MovieFeb 17, 1930

The Vagabond King

The story takes place in medieval France. Poet-rogue Francois …
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 ...
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Dangerous Paradise
MovieFeb 13, 1930

Dangerous Paradise

Dangerous Paradise is a 1930 American Pre-Code drama …
Dangerous Paradise is a 1930 American Pre-Code drama film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Nancy Carroll, Richard Arlen and Warner Oland. The film is an adaptation of Joseph Conrad's 1915 novel Victory, with the significant change of a happy ending introduced to the plot which acknowledged a similar change made in the 1919 silent film Victory directed by Maurice Tourneur. As was common in the early years of sound, Dangerous Paradise was remade in several different languages by Paramount at the Joinville Studios in Paris.
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1929
The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu
MovieAug 10, 1929

The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu

During the Boxer Rebellion in …
During the Boxer Rebellion in China during the early 20th century, in which a Chinese secret society attacked all westerners and anyone who associated with them, Dr. Fu Manchu's wife and child are killed by foreigners. Enraged, he vows to take his revenge on the British army officers he holds responsible for the killings.
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The Studio Murder Mystery
MovieJun 1, 1929

The Studio Murder Mystery

Philandering actor Richard …
Philandering actor Richard Hardell is murdered at a movie studio. His jealous wife Blanche, his director Rupert Borka, and a girl he mistreated, Helen MacDonald, all have substantial ...
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Chinatown Nights
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MovieMar 23, 1929

Chinatown Nights

Joan Fry, a society woman, falls in love with Chuck Riley, the …
Joan Fry, a society woman, falls in love with Chuck Riley, the white-leader of a powerful gang in Chinatown, and he quickly drags her down into the depths with him. But seeing her so much in love with him causes him to realize he is in love with her, and he determines to lift her up again. "Boston" Charley, the rival gang-leader, has other plans.
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1927
The Jazz Singer
MovieOct 6, 1927

The Jazz Singer

After getting a severe beating for singing in a saloon, the …
After getting a severe beating for singing in a saloon, the young Jakie Rabinowitz leaves home vowing never to return. His father, cantor at his synagogue, had wanted Jakie to follow him as a cantor and is heartbroken as a result. Jakie gets his big break when stage star Mary Dale hears him sing. He makes a career for himself and after many years on the road gets his chance to perform in a Broadway revue. His return home is bittersweet: his mother is overjoyed to see him but his father asks him to leave. When Cantor Rabinowitz falls seriously ill, Jakie is asked to sing in the synagogue but it conflicts with his big opening night on Broadway, forcing him to choose between his career and his family obligations.
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Old San Francisco
MovieJun 21, 1927

Old San Francisco

The Vasquez family are one of the oldest families in San …
The Vasquez family are one of the oldest families in San Francisco, but their day of glory is past and now all that remains of them are an old man and his granddaughter, the innocent Dolores. The villainous Chris Buckwell wants to steal their land and ranch from them, even using unfair means to get his hands on it. One of his employees' has a nephew who falls for Dolores, however, and together they make plans to save the ranch. Unfortunately for them, Buckwell has a secret and discovering it might prove dangerous.
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When a Man Loves
MovieFeb 3, 1927

When a Man Loves

Fabien des Grieux, a divinity student, comes to the rescue …
Fabien des Grieux, a divinity student, comes to the rescue of a beautiful girl, Manon Lescaut, when her brother tries to "sell" her to the lecherous Comte Guillot de Morfontaine. Fabien and Manon fall in love and he abandons his priestly ambitions. But de Morfontaine has no intention of giving up his desire to possess Manon. She again falls into his clutches. Fabien, borrowing on his father's wealth, transforms himself into a gentleman gambler and moves into court society. But there he discovers that Manon is endangered not only by the cruel de Morfontaine, but by the King of France himself.
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1926
Tell It to the Marines
MovieDec 23, 1926

Tell It to the Marines

U.S. Marine Sergeant O'Hara …
U.S. Marine Sergeant O'Hara has his hands full training raw recruits, one of whom, 'Skeets' Burns, is a particular thorn in his side. If Burns's lackadaisical approach to the military were not bad enough, he also makes advances on nurse Nora Dale, whom Sergeant O'Hara secretly loves. Nora is oblivious to O'Hara's feelings and is attracted to the handsome 'Skeet.' But an indiscretion turns her against him, and it takes an expedition to China and a battle with a warlord's bandit brigade to sort things out among the nurse and her two Marines.
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Twinkletoes
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MovieNov 28, 1926

Twinkletoes

"Twinkletoes" Minasi wants to be a great dancer like her …
"Twinkletoes" Minasi wants to be a great dancer like her deceased mother. Twink meets Chuck Lightfoot, a noted prizefighter, who falls in love with her at first sight. She tries to avoid ...
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Don Juan
MovieAug 6, 1926

Don Juan

If there was one thing that Don Juan de Marana learned …
If there was one thing that Don Juan de Marana learned from his father Don Jose, it was that women gave you three things - life, disillusionment and death. In his father's case it was his wife, Donna Isobel, and Donna Elvira who supplied the latter. Don Juan settled in Rome after attending the University of Pisa. Rome was run by the tyrannical Borgia family consisting of Caesar, Lucrezia and the Count Donati. Juan has his way with and was pursued by many women, but it is the one that he could not have that haunts him. It will be for her that he suffers the wrath of Borgia for ignoring Lucrezia and then killing Count Donati in a duel. For Adriana, they will both be condemned to death in the prison on the river Tigre.
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1925
Don Q, Son of Zorro
MovieJun 15, 1925

Don Q, Son of Zorro

The Son of Zorro, Don Cesar De La Vega, is sent to Spain for his …
The Son of Zorro, Don Cesar De La Vega, is sent to Spain for his education and to learn about his ancestral country. His charm quickly wins over the local dignitaries, but he is soon falsely accused of murder. Don Cesar fakes his own death and procures the identity of Zorro to investigate the murder himself. Late, Don Cesar's father arrives, and Douglas Fairbanks plays dual roles -- that of Don Cesar, son of Zorro, and Don Diego, Zorro himself.
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Riders of the Purple Sage
MovieMar 15, 1925

Riders of the Purple Sage

Riders of the Purple Sage is …
Riders of the Purple Sage is a 1925 American silent western film directed by Lynn Reynolds and starring Tom Mix, Mabel Ballin, and Warner Oland. Based on the 1912 novel Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey, the film is about a former Texas Ranger who pursues a corrupt lawyer who abducted his married sister and niece. His search leads him to a remote Arizona ranch and the love of a good woman.
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1920
The Phantom Foe
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MovieOct 11, 1920

The Phantom Foe

The Phantom Foe is a 1920 American fifteen-chapter …
The Phantom Foe is a 1920 American fifteen-chapter adventure film serial directed by Bertram Millhauser and starring Warner Oland. A partial print of 14 episodes is in the George Eastman House Motion Picture Collection while the 15th episode is stored in the Library of Congress. The plot involves a villainous mesmerist played by Harry Semels.
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1919
The Witness for the Defense
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MovieSep 14, 1919

The Witness for the Defense

Stella Derrick is tried for the …
Stella Derrick is tried for the murder of her vicious husband. She is saved, apparently, by the false testimony of Henry Thresk. But Thresk has motives and malevolent plans of his own.
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The Avalanche
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MovieJun 22, 1919

The Avalanche

A woman with a gambling addiction finds that her daughter is …
A woman with a gambling addiction finds that her daughter is threatened by the same tendencies.
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The Lightning Raider
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MovieJan 15, 1919

The Lightning Raider

A beautiful young woman is a daring master thief. She …
A beautiful young woman is a daring master thief. She meets the young millionaire Thomas Babbington Norton, while fleeing from the scene of her latest theft.
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1917
Patria
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MovieJan 6, 1917

Patria

Serial about Japanese spies trying to invade the US but whose …
Serial about Japanese spies trying to invade the US but whose plans are foiled by a rich heiress and a Secret Service agent.
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1916
Beatrice Fairfax
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MovieAug 7, 1916

Beatrice Fairfax

Beatrice Fairfax is an American silent film serial directed and …
Beatrice Fairfax is an American silent film serial directed and produced by Leopold Wharton and Theodore Wharton. First released on August 7, 1916, the series consists of 15 weekly episodes and features the character of "Beatrice Fairfax" (Grace Darling). The character was inspired by the popular newspaper advice column Ask Beatrice Fairfax, which had been the world's first column of its kind when launched in 1898.
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The Eternal Question
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MovieJul 3, 1916

The Eternal Question

Ralph Courtland and Pierre Felix are sitting in their Fifth …
Ralph Courtland and Pierre Felix are sitting in their Fifth Avenue Club discussing the eternal question, woman. Ralph contends that it is birth and breeding that make the gentlewoman, but ...
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1907
Edith Gardener Shearn
Marriage1907

Edith Gardener Shearn

Married Edith Gardener Shearn.
1879
Warner Oland
BirthOctober 1879

Warner Oland

Warner Oland was born.
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