Film Language Tag: intertitles
Printed text inserted between film images, typically used in silent films to indicate dialogue and exposition and in contemporary films to indicate time and place or other transitions.
111 Film Clips
A Dark Horse Enters, The Heart of the World
Akmatov the industrialist seduces Anna.
A Fake Proposal, Way Down East
Lennox Sanderson (Lowell Sherman) proposes to Anna (Lillian Gish) but tells Anna to keep it a secret.
A Friendship, Broken Blossoms
As Cheng (Richard Barthelmess) nurses Lucy (Lillian Gish) back to health, a bond begins to form.
A Robot That Can Love, A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Cybertronics presents the idea of a robot child that will have the capacity for love and dreaming.
All Hope Gone, The Birth of a Nation
After giving aid to a fallen Union soldier, Ben Cameron leads the charge at the Battle of Petersburg and plants his battalion's flag in a Union canon before he is wounded.
Ann and Diana Fight, Our Dancing Daughters
Ann (Anita Page) confronts Diana (Joan Crawford) about her feelings for Ben (John Mack Brown).
Ann on the Stairs, Our Dancing Daughters
As Bea (Dorothy Sebastian) and Norman (Nils Asther) try to help Ann (Anita Page) home after confronting Diana (Joan Crawford), Ann belittles women cleaning and then falls down the stairs to her death.
Assassination of Lincoln, The Birth of a Nation
President Lincoln is shot and killed at the theatre, in the presence of the Stonemans.
Athletic Prowess, College
Mary (Anne Cornwall) telephones Ronald (Buster Keaton) to rescue her from the her boyfriend Jeff (Harold Goodwin).
Backsliders, Hypocrites, and Ex-Church Members, Hell-Bound Train
The hell-bound train has a coach for religious backsliders, hypocrites, atheists, and former church members.
Becoming Caligari, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Driven mad with obsession, the asylum director (Werner Krauss) decides to imitate Dr. Caligari.
Big Plans, The General
Johnnie (Buster Keaton) and Annabelle (Marion Mack) set fire to the Rock River Bridge and make their way to friendly lines.
Blood from the Stone (Restored Version from Giorgio Moroder, 1984), Metropolis
Freder (Gustav Frohlich), son of the city master, watches as Maria (Brigitte Helm) brings a group of workers' children into the Eternal Gardens of Pleasure.
Brothers, Battleship Potemkin
The crew of the Potemkin discover that the enemy Tsarist sailors are on their side too.
Burning Bridge, The General
The Union Texas attempts to drive over the burning Rock River Bridge.
Buster and His Girl, The General
Finally back on his train The General, Johnnie Gray (Buster Keaton) and his fiancé Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack) are chased by a pair of Union trains.
Called by the River, Way Down East
After getting lost in a storm, Anna (Lillian Gish) is trapped on an ice floe while David (Richard Barthelmess) runs to her rescue.
Center of Attention (Restored Version from Giorgio Moroder, 1984), Metropolis
Rotwang (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) presents the false Maria (Brigitte Helm) as Freder (Gustav Frohlich) is delirious and suffering from hallucinations.
Cesare Awakens, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Cesare the somnambulist awakens and delivers an eerie prophecy.
Cesare Visits Jane, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Cesare (Conrad Viedt) abducts Jane (Lil Dagover) from her home and carries her away.
Chicken For Dinner, The Blot
Amelia (Claire Windsor) sees her mother (Margaret McWade) steal an uncooked chicken from a neighbors window.
Climax of the War, The Birth of a Nation
The South struggles to hold on in the civil war as the Union armies block its supplies.
Closing Sequence , Hell-Bound Train
Death flags down the hell-bound train as it enters Hell.
Closing Sequence, Some Like It Hot
Joe/Josephine (Tony Curtis) and Jerry/Daphne (Jack Lemmon) escape the hotel with Osgood (Joe E. Brown), and Sugar (Marilyn Monroe) runs to join them.
Competition, The Heart of the World
Osip and Nikolai showcase their talents to compete for Anna's love.
Converting the Heathen, Broken Blossoms
Cheng Huan (Richard Barthelmess) is approached by two men, one of which is going to China to "convert the heathens."
Da Bodastorèt, Cabiria
Fulvius Axilla and Maciste visit the inn of the Striped Monkey to get a drink. The inn is run by the innkeeper, Bodastorèt.
Death on Board the Ship, Nosferatu
When the First Mate (Wolfgang Heinz)goes to destroy the coffins, Count Orlok (Max Schreck) awakens and scares him overboard.
Diana's Toast, Our Dancing Daughters
Diana Medford (Joan Crawford) gets ready for a party at the yacht club, toasting herself with her father (Huntley Gordon) and guests before she leaves.
Dinner with the Count, Nosferatu
Thomas Hutter (Gustav von Wangenheim) cuts his finger during dinner and is repulsed when the Count (Max Schreck) tries to suck the blood.
Divine Intervention, Pulp Fiction
Butch (Bruce Willis) arrives at a motel on a motorcycle, picks up his lover (Media de Medeiros) and rides off; meanwhile, in another location, Jules(Samuel L. Jackson) and Vincent(John Travolta) are involved with gun violence.
Don Juan at Home, Don Juan
Trusia (June Marlowe) and Imperia (Phyllis Haver) bicker as they wait for Don Juan (John Barrymore) to appear.
Drama, The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) and Tamara (Valarie Walker) visit Lee Edwards (Brian Freeman) to learn more about the Watermelon Woman.
Drama on Deck, Battleship Potemkin
The sailors have a mutiny against the commanding officers aboard the Potemkin.
Efficiency at Home, The Scarecrow
The farmhand (Buster Keaton) and the farmer (Joe Keaton) sit down to a meal and manipulate their condiments through a system of levers and pulleys.
Efficiency at Mealtime, Modern Times
While working at the factory, the Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) tests a more efficient method of eating.
Epilogue, The Last Laugh
The author adds a happy ending for the doorman at the end of the movie.
Eternal Gardens, Metropolis
Freder sees Maria for the first time while he is in the Eternal Gardens.
Faye Richards, The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) discovers the Watermelon Woman (Lisa Marie Bronson)'s name.
Feminine Things, Ballet mécanique
A scene of a girl in a park is replaced with shots of consumer goods.
Finally in Uniform, The General
As a reward for his bravery, Johnnie (Buster Keaton) finally gets to join the Confederate Army as a lieutenant.
Francis Accuses The Director, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
An unstable Francis accuses the asylum director of being Dr. Caligari.
Francis and Jane, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Francis remembers the ordeals that Jane and he went through.
Freeing of the Slaves, The Birth of a Nation
In the opening scene, the abolitionists push to free the slaves.
Funeral Oration, Earth
At Basil's funeral, Khoma (Petro Masokha) declares he killed him while the crowd ignores him and listens to the oration.
Ghostly Driver, Nosferatu
Thomas Hutter (Gustav von Wangenheim) travels to Count Orlok's (Max Schreck) castle. When the coachmen won't take him any further, a ghostly coachman, Count Orlok in disguise, drives him to the castle.
Give Us a Smile, Broken Blossoms
Lucy (Lillian Gish) returns home to her alcoholic, belligerent father, ex-boxer Battling Burrows (Donald Crisp).
Good Morning, City Lights
After speeches commemorating a new monument to "Peace and Prosperity," the veil reveals the Little Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) asleep.
Gus chases Flora, The Birth of a Nation
Gus chases Flora after she rejects his marriage proposal, resulting in fatal consequences.
Hands and Mind Unite, Metropolis
Freder, as the mediator, gets Joh Fredersen and the representative of the workers to join hands in unity.
Homecoming, The Birth of a Nation
Flora Cameron (Mae Marsh) embellishes her tattered dress with 'Southern Ermine' (raw cotton) as she and her family prepare to welcome her brother, Ben (Henry B. Walthall), home from the Union hospital in Washington D.C.
Il giardino di Asdrubale, Cabiria
Maciste hides himself and Cabiria from the Carthage mob in the gardens of Hasdrubal. He convinces Massinissa and Sophonisba (in disguise) to take Cabiria under their protection.
Il Gran Finale, Cabiria
Fulvius Axilla celebrates with Cabiria on their ship heading back to Rome.
It's Coming, Earth
The local kulaks await the arrival of a tractor.
Jack's Dilemma, The Jazz Singer
Jack (Al Jolson) sings the Kol Nidre in his father's place and later performs at the Winter Garden Theater.
Jack's Performance, The Jazz Singer
Jack (Al Jolson) is called up to sing at a cabaret and the crowd loves him. After, he meets Mary Dale (May McAvoy).
Keaton is Everywhere, The Play House
Buster Keaton plays every role in the variety show, including the conductor, musicians, actors, and audience.
Kino, The Heart of the World
Anna becomes the new and better heart of the world: Kino.
L'Evasione di Maciste, Cabiria
Fulvius Axilla discovers Maciste, working as a slave at a bakery's millstone and helps him break his chains and escape.
L'invito di Massinissa, Cabiria
Massinissa sends Sofonisba a gift and she fantasizes about what he is like.
Mad Dog, The Scarecrow
The farmhand (Buster Keaton) runs from a dog he believes is rabid.
Malenkov Prepares, The Death of Stalin
Malenkov prepares to take over as General Secretary of the USSR.
Meet Eva, Ex Machina
Caleb meets the AI, Eva, for the first time.
Moloch and the Workers, Metropolis
Freder sees an accident occur in the underground city and sees visions of Moloch.
No Water in the Radiator, Earth
The tractor's radiator gets overheated, and the kulaks urinate on it to cool it down.
Not That Kind of Woman, The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) and Diana (Guinevere Turner) visit Martha Page's sister (Patricia Ellis).
On the Production Line, Modern Times
The Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) gets stuck in his role on the assembly line and suffers a nervous breakdown.
Opening Sequence, The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) and Tamara (Valarie Walker) record a wedding ceremony.
Opening Sequence, Hell-Bound Train
The hell-bound train is conducted by the Devil. The first coach is dancing and bootlegging.
Opening Sequence, The Earrings of Madame de...
Louise (Danielle Darrieux) searches her closet for a pair of costly heart-shaped diamond earrings.
Opening Sequence, Pulp Fiction
Before the opening credits roll, Honey Bunny (Amanda Plummer) and Pumpkin (Tim Roth) discuss robbery while at a diner.
Opening Sequence, Some Like It Hot
The police raid a speakeasy owned by "Spats" Colombo (George Raft), where jazz band players Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) work.
Our Daily Bread, Battleship Potemkin
The crew has refused to eat the borscht and chooses to instead eat bread and water. A sailor smashes a plate with the inscription, "Give us this day our daily bread."
Plotting in Monte Carlo, Foolish Wives
Count Wladislaw Sergius Karamzin (Erich von Stroheim) conspires with his cousins (Maude George and Mae Busch).
Presentazione di Maciste, Cabiria
Maciste, the slave of Fulvius Axilla, looks around the Carthage landscape.
Presentazione di Sofonisba, Cabiria
Sofonisba is shown for the first time with her pet leopard.
Protecting the Kid, The Kid
The Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) fights off men from the orphanage who want to take the Kid (Jackie Coogan) away from him.
Rivals in Love, Our Dancing Daughters
Diana Medford (Joan Crawford) meets Ben Blaine (John Mack Brown) and dances with him until Ann (Anita Page) makes a play for his attention.
Robot Maria's Performance, Metropolis
Robot Maria does a lavish performance for the wealthy young men.
Rotwang the Inventor (Restored Version from Giorgio Moroder, 1984), Metropolis
Joh Frederson (Alfred Abel), the master of Metropolis, meets with the inventor Rotwang (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) who reveals his newest creation: a robot made in the likeness of their shared love, Hel.
Seducing an American Wife, Foolish Wives
Count Wladislaw Sergius Karamzin (Erich von Stroheim) works on seducing the American Helen Hughes (Miss DuPont)
Sing New Songs, Earth
Uncle Opanas (Stepan Shkurat) asks his son Basil's friends to bury Basil in a new age manner.
Sistah Sound, The Watermelon Woman
After filming a performance, Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) and Tamara (Valarie Walker) talk about Cheryl's relationship with Diana (Guinevere Turner).
Stop Those Blues, Bring Hymn Book, Hell-Bound Train
The third coach of the hell-bound train is for jazz music.
Teetering on the Edge, The Gold Rush
The Prospector (Charlie Chaplin) and Big Jim (Mack Swain) wake up to find a blizzard blew the cabin half over a cliff overnight.
Tell the Whole Story, Way Down East
When Squire Bartlett (Burr McIntosh) throws Anna out, Anna (Lillian Gish) reveals that Lennox Sanderson (Lowell Sherman) was the father of her child.
The Black Letter, Four Sons
Mother Bernle (Margaret Mann) receives a letter concerning her sons fighting in Russia.
The Clan to the Rescue, The Birth of a Nation
The KKK comes to the rescue of the Camerons, who are taking refuge from their attackers in the cabin.
The Encounter, Nosferatu
Ellen Hutter (Greta Schroder) invites the Count (Max Schreck) into her room, in an attempt to defeat him. Hutter (Gustav von Wangenheim) goes to fetch the physician (John Gottowt) and the imprisoned Knock (Alexander Granach)attempts to warn Orlok. Orlok drinks Ellen's blood but is caught in the morning sunlight and vanishes.
The End of the World, The Heart of the World
Anna discovers the heart of the world is dying and warns the public.
The Eye, Un Chien Andalou
Luis Buñuel cuts the eye of a woman with a sharpened razor.
The Honeymoon, The Heart of the World
Anna strangles Akmatov on their honeymoon.
The Oceana Roll, The Gold Rush
The Prospector (Charlie Chaplin) imagines entertaining Georgia (Georgia Hale) and her friends with the Oceana Roll.
The Odessa Steps, Battleship Potemkin
A group of Cossacks attack a crowd of unarmed civilians at the Odessa steps. A baby carriage rolls down the steps as the Cossacks march.
The Postman, Four Sons
A normal day in a small Bavarian village as seen by a postman (Albert Gran).
The Prince, The Adventures of Prince Achmed
Prince Achmed and Pari Banu fall in love, but their happiness is threatened by the sorcerer, who lures Achmed away from his beloved into a pit, where he is attacked by a giant serpent.
The Prom and the Morning After, Our Modern Maidens
Billie Brown (Joan Crawford) gets engaged to Gil Jordan (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.), who is trying to become a diplomat. When Brown sees senior diplomat Glenn Abbott (Rod la Rocque) on the train, she goes to talk to him about Gil.
The Robot Mesmerizes, Metropolis
The false Maria (Brigitte Helm) dances before the industrialists, causing chaos throughout the city, while Freder (Gustav Frohlich) suffers hallucinations
The Tractor Begins Its Work, Earth
The creation of bread from the harvest to a baked loaf.
The Wages of Sin, Hell-Bound Train
Immorality has a coach in the hell-bound train. Two couples engage in extramarital affairs.
The Watermelon Woman, The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) explains her project on the Watermelon Woman.
Thou Shall Not Steal, Hell-Bound Train
The hell-bound train has a coach for thieves and crooks. Two boys caught stealing apples become imprisoned.
Torture Devices, The Passion of Joan of Arc
The judges take Joan (Renée Jeanne Falconetti) to view the torture chamber, hoping to intimidate her into a confession. She faints, but does not confess or recant her story.
Tower of Babel, Metropolis
Maria tells the story of the Tower of Babel.
Troubled Marriage, Our Dancing Daughters
The tension in Bea (Dorothy Sebastian) and Norman's (Nils Asther) relationship becomes clear when Norman gives a toast.
Two Days Before the Armistice, Four Sons
Joseph (James Hall) finds his brother Andreas (George Meeker) during his final moments.
Valentino in Chains, The Son of the Sheik
Ahmed (Rudolph Valentino), the son of the Sheik, is captured and held for ransom by Yasmin's father and told that Yasmin (Vilma Bánky) betrayed him.
What's Past is Prologue, Daughters of the Dust
Mary (Barbara O. Jones) and Viola (Cheryl Lynn Bruce) Peazant travel home to Ibo Landing in anticipation of the family moving North.
Why Be Such Fools?, Hell-Bound Train
The hell-bound train has room for gamblers and murderers. A man loses his wages and his life from gambling.
Yasmin Abducted, The Son of the Sheik
Ahmed (Rudolph Valentino) abducts Yasmin (Vilma Bánky) as he thinks she betrayed him to the mountebanks.
3 Series Clips
"Seven Seconds", Criminal Minds: Season 3, Episode 5
The investigators (Shemar Moore, Thomas Gibson, Paget Brewster, A.J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness, Mathew Gray Gubler) come in to see if Katie Jacobs' abduction is connected to another abduction case.
"The Other Side", FutureStates: Season 1, Episode 1
Tazbah (Jeneda Benally) arrives on Mars.
"Pilot", Pretty Little Liars: Season 1, Episode 1
Friends Spencer (Troian Bellisario), Hanna (Ashley Benson), Aria (Lucy Hale), Emily (Shay Mitchell), and Alison (Sasha Pieterse) enjoy a secluded getaway in a small cabin before discovering that Alison has disappeared.