Film Trailers World: 1911


Showing posts with label 1911. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1911. Show all posts

September 20, 2015

Manhattan Trade School for Girls (1911)

Manhattan Trade School for Girls

A documentary film was made about the school in 1911.

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Documentary on The Manhattan Trade School for Girls, which was a NYC public high school founded in 1902. At the time, it was the only vocational school in the city for female students. It was originally established by philanthropic reformers whose intent was to find a means of providing training for young women to work in trades such as garment factory work.

November 20, 2014

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (1911) Clip

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

The Mystery of the Hansom Cab is an Australian feature length film directed by W.J. Lincoln based on the popular novel, which had also been adapted into a play.

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A Melbourne playboy, Oliver White, is murdered as he is driven home one night in a hansom cab. Investigating the crime encompasses all aspects of Melbourne society.

November 19, 2014

Fighting Blood (1911)

Fighting Blood

Fighting Blood is a 1911 short silent Western film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring George Nichols and featuring Lionel Barrymore and Blanche Sweet

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After the Civil War, an ex-soldier and his family settle in the Dakota Territory. The son quarrels with the father and leaves home. Riding in the hills, he spots a band of Indians attacking a neighboring homestead, and he races back to warn his family as the Indians chase him. Written by

Lady Godiva (1911)

Lady Godiva

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Based upon the Tennyson poem which itself is based upon the story of the Countess Godiva, an Anglo-Saxon lady who, according to legend, rode naked through the streets of Coventry after her husband promised that he would remit oppressive taxes on his tenants if she agreed to do so nude. The name "Peeping Tom" for a voyeur originates from later versions of this legend in which a man named Tom had watched the woman ride and was struck blind or dead.

November 02, 2014

Enoch Arden: Part I , Part II (1911)

Enoch Arden: Part I , Part II

Enoch Arden is a two-part 1911 short silent drama film, based on the Tennyson poem
 of the same name.

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Part I: Enoch Arden, a humble fisherman, marries Annie Lee. He signs on as a sailor to make more money to support their growing family. A storm wrecks his ship, but Enoch swims to a deserted island. Annie waits vainly for his return. Written by Anonymous

Part II: Annie remains faithful to her husband, Enoch, even though he's been lost at sea for many years. Finally her grown children convince her to marry Philip, her former suitor. Enoch is rescued from the deserted isle where he has been stranded, and returns home. He discovers Annie's new life, and decides not to interrupt her happiness.Written by Anonymous


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