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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a 1925 American silent epic adventure-drama film directed by Fred Niblo and written by June Mathis based on the 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by General Lew Wallace. Starring Ramon Novarro as the title character, the film is the first feature-length adaptation of the novel and second overall, following the 1907 short.

In 1997, Ben-Hur was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."

The Big Parade is a 1925 American silent war drama film directed by King Vidor, starring John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Hobart Bosworth, Tom O'Brien, and Karl Dane. Written by World War I veteran, Laurence Stallings, the film is about an idle rich boy who joins the US Army's Rainbow Division and is sent to France to fight in World War I, becomes a friend of two working class men, experiences the horrors of trench warfare, and finds love with a French girl.

The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight is an 1897 documentary film directed by Enoch J. Rector depicting the 1897 boxing match between James J. Corbett and Bob Fitzsimmons in Carson City, Nevada on St. Patrick's Day. Originally running for more than 100 minutes, it was the longest film released to date; as such, it was the world's first feature film.

Black Oxen is a 1923 American fantasy / romantic drama silent film starring Corinne Griffith, Conway Tearle, and Clara Bow. Directed by Frank Lloyd, the film is based on the controversial and best-selling 1923 novel of the same name by Gertrude Atherton.[1]

Female Fugitive is a 1938 American drama film, directed by William Nigh. The film stars Evelyn Venable, Craig Reynolds, and Reed Hadley. It was released on April 15, 1938.

Cast list
Evelyn Venable as Peggy Mallory
Craig Reynolds as Jim Mallory
Reed Hadley as Bruce Dunning
John Kelly as Red
Charlotte Treadway as Mrs. Bannister
John Merton as Mort
Ray Bennett as Burke
Reginald Sheffield as Doctor
Emmett Vogan as Leonard
Martha Tibbetts as Claire Bannister
Lee Phelps as Roberts

A Girl of the Limberlost is a 1934 American drama film, directed by Christy Cabanne. It stars Louise Dresser, Ralph Morgan and Marian Marsh, and was released on October 15, 1934. This is the second film adaption of Gene Stratton-Porter's 1909 novel of the same name. The first film adaptation had been released in 1924, and a third was released in 1945.

The Signal Tower is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by Clarence Brown and produced and distributed by Universal Pictures. The film stars Virginia Valli, Rockliffe Fellowes, and Wallace Beery.

Cast
Virginia Valli as Sally Taylor
Rockliffe Fellowes as Dave Taylor
Frankie Darro as Sonny Taylor
Wallace Beery as Joe Standish
James O. Barrows as Old Bill
J. Farrell MacDonald as Pete
Dot Farley as Cousin Gertie
Clarence Brown as Switch Man
Jitney the Dog as Jitney

Sally of the Sawdust is a 1925 American silent comedy film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring W. C. Fields. It was based on the 1923 stage musical Poppy. Fields would later star in a second film version, Poppy (1936).

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