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A Midsummer Night's Dream, Excerpt
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directed by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941 and Charles Kent, 1852-1923; produced by Vitagraph Company of America; performed by Julia Swayne Gordon, 1878-1933, Maurice Costello, 1877-1950 and William V. Ranous, 1857-1915 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1909), 12 mins
This short silent film, directed by J Stuart Blackton and Charles Kent, is a retelling of the main story of Shakespeare’s play, A Midsummer Night's Dream.
directed by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941 and Charles Kent, 1852-1923; produced by Vitagraph Company of America; performed by Julia Swayne Gordon, 1878-1933, Maurice Costello, 1877-1950 and William V. Ranous, 1857-1915 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1909), 12 mins
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Oliver Twist, 1909
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directed by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941; produced by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941, Vitagraph Company of America; performed by Elita Proctor Otis, 1851-1927, William Humphrey, 1875-1942 and Edith Storey, 1892-1967 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1909), 9 mins
Excerpts of scenes from Charles Dickens' novel 'Oliver Twist'.
directed by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941; produced by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941, Vitagraph Company of America; performed by Elita Proctor Otis, 1851-1927, William Humphrey, 1875-1942 and Edith Storey, 1892-1967 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1909), 9 mins
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Princess Nicotine, Or The Smoke Fairy
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directed by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941; produced by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1909), 6 mins
This early silent film short by J. Stuart Blackton is a story about a smoker and his interactions with two smoke fairies. The film employs trick shots for special effects in some scenes.
directed by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941; produced by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1909), 6 mins
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Silent Shakespeare
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935, Walter Pfeffer Dando, 1852-, Percy Stow, 1876-1919, J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941, Charles Kent, 1852-1923 and Gerolamo Lo Savio, 1865-1931; produced by British Mutoscope and Biograph Company, Clarendon Film Company, Vitagraph Company of America, Film d'Arte Italiana and Co-operative Cinematograph; performed by Herbert Beerbohm Tree, 1852-1917, Dora Senior, 1878-1945, William V. Ranous, 1857-1915, Maurice Costello, 1877-1950, Ermete Novelli, 1851-1919, Francesca Bertini, 1892-1985, Florence Turner, 1885-1946, Charles Kent, 1852-1923, James Berry, 1883-1915 and Alfred Brydone, 1863-1920 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1999), 1 hour 29 mins,
Source: www.milestonefilms.com
In the early days of the cinema, pioneer filmmakers created these seven charming, moving and magical films based on the plays of William Shakespeare. Considered a "lowbrow" medium, the fledgling movie industry sought to elevate its status by immortalizing the classics and hiring the greatest actors of the day. As...
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935, Walter Pfeffer Dando, 1852-, Percy Stow, 1876-1919, J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941, Charles Kent, 1852-1923 and Gerolamo Lo Savio, 1865-1931; produced by British Mutoscope and Biograph Company, Clarendon Film Company, Vitagraph Company of America, Film d'Arte Italiana and Co-operative Cinematograph; performed by Herbert Beerbohm Tree, 1852-1917, Dora Senior, 1878-1945, William V. Ranous, 1857-1915, Maurice Costello, 1877-1950, Ermete Novelli, 1851-1919, Francesca Bertini, 1892-1985, Florence Turner, 1885-1946, Charles Kent, 1852-1923, James Berry, 1883-1915 and Alfred Brydone, 1863-1920 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1999), 1 hour 29 mins,
Source: www.milestonefilms.com
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The Thieving Hand
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directed by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941; produced by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941; performed by Paul Panzer, 1872-1959 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1908), 6 mins
This early silent film short by J. Stuart Blackton is a story about a one-armed man who receives an artificial arm, only to discover that the arm has a mind of its own.
directed by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941; produced by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941; performed by Paul Panzer, 1872-1959 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1908), 6 mins
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