Les Travailleurs de la mer

Les Travailleurs de la mer 1918

Adapted from Hugo's eponym novel, the story concerns a Guernseyman named Gilliatt, a social outcast who falls in love with Deruchette, the niece of a local shipowner, Mess Lethierry. When Lethierry's ship is wrecked on the Roches Douvres, a perilous reef, Deruchette promises to marry whomever can salvage the ship's steam engine. Gilliatt eagerly volunteers, and the story follows both his physical trials and tribulations.

Karimedu

Karimedu 2013

Karimedu is an an crime film starring Pooja Gandhi and Raghu Mukherjee in the lead. The plot is based on the real life incidents of a notorious gang named Dandupalya. This film is directed by Srinivasa Raju. Arjun Janya is the music director and Ram Prasad is the cinematographer. Karimedu is produced by Rama Narayanan

Heroin

Heroin 1968

This East German movie was co-produced with studios in Hungary and Yugoslavia, with many interesting location shots (border checkpoint to West Berlin, the Gellert bath in Budapest, and more). The plot is about French drug dealers, who obtain heroin somewhere in the Middle East, and smuggle it in several steps to East Berlin, and from there to France (or so it appears), killing when necessary. The hero is an officer of East German customs, who with detective work, some masquerade, and occasional violent action ultimately unravels the whole network, of course with the support of the local customs departments.

The Man Without a Face

The Man Without a Face 1919

Without a job and no money to spend, Blanche Mery (Gina Manès) has to accept a job offered by Gunter (Édouard Mathé), a strange millionaire wearing the black mask.

Jocaste

Jocaste 1925

Following her father's advice, Hélène Haviland (Sandra Milovanoff) accepts the marriage proposal of Fellaire de Sizac (Abel Tarride). Later she finds Dr. Groult (Henri Fabert), one of their friends, trying to kill her husband by poisoning slowly over a long period of time. It's painful but she keeps silence...

Nick Winter et le vol de la Joconde

Nick Winter et le vol de la Joconde 1911

In the early morning of 1911, Mona Lisa is found to be stolen from the Louvre museum. Museum officials look for Nick Winter help to dissolve the Mystery of the Century.

Charley Colms

Charley Colms 1912

Jimmy Rudge, chief of the infamous Gang "Jacks of Spades", kidnaps the Marquis d'Harcier and passes himself off as him. The impostor held large parties at his castle, in order to rob the invited guests. Charley Colms, a quirky private detective, gets hired to unmask the Marquis as a fake.

Zigomar - the Black Scourge - Episode 3

Zigomar - the Black Scourge - Episode 3 1913

After a time of suspended activities, Zigomar attempted to rob the biggest bank in Paris; but in this he was frustrated by the detective. Swearing vengeance he tried to wreck the train upon which the detective was traveling, but one of the detective's spies got wind of it and warned him.

Zigomar - the Black Scourge - Episode 2

Zigomar - the Black Scourge - Episode 2 1913

The next dastardly trick of Zigomar was to secure the safe which carried $50,000 belonging to the owner of the Grand African Circus, which he had won as a prize. He and La Rosario, disguised as servants, joined the circus and by the aid of a powerful elephant managed to get the safe to a manhole into which is was lowered to Zigomar and La Rosario.

Zigomar - the Black Scourge - Episode 1

Zigomar - the Black Scourge - Episode 1 1913

Paulin Broquet, the great Parisian detective, has brought the notorious bandit, Zigomar, to justice. Determined not to let the law punish him, he had taken poison in the Hall of Justice. Then he was brought to a hospital where he lay motionless and was visited by hundreds of persons. Among the visitors was a slender woman, dressed in black, who secreted herself in the hospital, and, when all the others had gone, went to the bedside of Zigomar and administered an antidote for poisoning.

Kœnigsmark

Kœnigsmark 1923

To fulfill her Father's wish, Grand Duchess Aurora (Huguette Duflos) is forced into an unhappy marriage with Grand Duke Rudolph (Henry Houry). He prepares to leave for the Congo but is murdered by his own brother (Georges Vaultier). Aurora goes to Paris with her father and, there, is told on the phone of her husband's death. After returning to the Kingdom, she meets a tutor (Jaque Catelain) who falls in love with her..

La Vie d'un joueur

La Vie d'un joueur 1903

A 8-chapter ("tableaux") short film that tells the story of a gambler who ends his life on the guillotine.

Protéa

Protéa 1913

Protéa is the last film directed by Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset, one of the early film pioneers in France. The hero of this film is a female spy, an acrobatic Mata-Hari, played by his favorite actress, Josette Andriot, who wore a characteristic costume of a close-fitting black jersey, two years before Musidora achieved cult status with her similar appearance as Irma Vep. This final masterpiece reflects Jasset's popular style: rhythmic action, fantastic realism, rich visuals, an anarchistic philosophy, a disdain for psychology, and an attention to lighting that earned him the nickname “the Rembrandt of the cinema". Although Jasset died shortly after completion, the film had considerable success and Andriot went on to make four more films in the series with other directors.

Crab

Crab 1982

Commissioner Leon (Miguel Angel Landa) of the Technical Judicial Police is assigned to the kidnapping of a child of the upper class of Caracas. The details of the kidnapping the attention of Leon, as there is no evidence of violence in the child's home, or witnesses to the abduction. Based on that Leon believes that the hijackers knew the boy and soon begins to suspect several young people from wealthy families of Caracas.

Johnny Gunman

Johnny Gunman 1957

Set over the course of one night in New York, Johnny Gunman follows a tense battle between two mob boss hopefuls.