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    Until now there has never been an organization with the purpose to place a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for movie personalities from a century ago.  Silent Hall of Fame is this historic organization.  Silent Hall of Fame is the only organization of its kind.  Sponsored by 15M Finance. We will make history and we invite you to become a part of history by sponsoring a silent movie star for the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  All contributions are tax deductible.

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Rare Gems on DVD

Our users have spoken, and we have listened. You want to see rare and hard to find films, and we have created for you the Silent Gems Collection, available on eBay. This DVD collection includes rare and for the first time available films with our stars, as well as other silent masterpieces. These are high quality films that are hard to find anywhere else. Please click on this link to see the collection: Silent Gems Collection

Important Update:

You don't have to leave our website in order to obtain the films from our Silent Gems Collection. These gems are now available to our users as a reward for donation. For details click here.

 Out Yonder 1919The Woman God Forgot 1917That Model from Paris 1926For Better for Worse 1919Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall 1924



    We are proud to present to all silent film lovers our multiple award-winning documentary! In March 2015 it won the distinction "Award of Merit" at the San Francisco Film Awards. In May it won the Silver Award at the 2015 International Independent Film Awards. In September 2015 it won the Award of Recognition at the Accolade Global Film Competition. Of equal merit is the inclusion of the documentary in the Official Selection of the San Jose International Short Film Festival in October 2015. In December the documentary won the extremely prestigious Diamond Award at the 2015 California Film Awards. The amazing run of recognition for our documentary continued in 2016. In February it was included in the Official Selection of the Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival.

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  Arthur Johnson plays with his daughter


Directed by                       D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by         Arthur Marvin
Starring                             Arthur V. Johnson, Linda Arvidson,  Gladys Egan, Charles Inslee
Distributed by                   Biograph Company
Release date                      July 14, 1908
Country                             United States
Running time                    12 m.


"The Adventures of Dollie" is a short crime drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Arthur V. Johnson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.

This is the very first film directed by D.W. Griffith, who later became known as "The father of film".  We are lucky that this film survives and we can see his very beginnings as a master filmmaker.  In this film he already shows a flare for the dramatic, something he perfected in his more than 500 works.

Arthur V. Johnson enjoys a nice day with his family when trouble occurs.  A gypsy tries to sell a basket to Arthur's wife.  She is not interested, but the man keeps annoying her, which prompts the intervention of Arthur, who defends his family and drives the man away.  The gypsy returns later and kidnaps Arthur's little girl.  Arthur V. Johnson gives chase, but his daughter cannot be found.



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