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Mitchell and Kenyon 025: Operatives Leaving Messrs Pilkington Bros. Works, St. Helen's, March 10, 1900
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produced by Mitchell and Kenyon (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013), 2 mins
Workers spill out of a glass manufacturing factory in this early film from travelling filmmakers Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon. This is one of 124 ‘factory gate’ films in the Mitchell & Kenyon collection. The interiors of factories were not recorded due to the lack of light. In film’s early years, the pion...
produced by Mitchell and Kenyon (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013), 2 mins
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Stars of the Silver Screen, Season 3, Episode 1, Charlie Chaplin
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produced by 3DD Productions, in Stars of the Silver Screen, Season 3, Episode 1 (London, England: 3DD Productions, 2013), 49 mins
Stars Of The Silver Screen, celebrates the lives of those who soared the highest. From Marlon Brando to Elizabeth Taylor, we uncover what drove them and why the world loved them. Each episode focuses on a classic star and their film biography
produced by 3DD Productions, in Stars of the Silver Screen, Season 3, Episode 1 (London, England: 3DD Productions, 2013), 49 mins
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Do Zan
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written by Tahmineh Milani, fl. 1989-2013; directed by Tahmineh Milani, fl. 1989-2013; performed by Merila Zare'i, 1971-, Atila Pesiani, fl. 1988-2012, Reza Khandan, 1953-2010, Niki Karimi, 1971- and Mohammad Reza Forutan, 1965- (Iran: Privately Published, 1999), 1 hour 35 mins
This drama was directed by Tahmineh Milani and features Mohammad Reza Forutan, Niki Karimi, and Reza Khandan.
written by Tahmineh Milani, fl. 1989-2013; directed by Tahmineh Milani, fl. 1989-2013; performed by Merila Zare'i, 1971-, Atila Pesiani, fl. 1988-2012, Reza Khandan, 1953-2010, Niki Karimi, 1971- and Mohammad Reza Forutan, 1965- (Iran: Privately Published, 1999), 1 hour 35 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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History of Australian Cinema, Part 1, The Pictures That Moved, 1896-1920
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directed by Alan Anderson, fl. 1948, in History of Australian Cinema, Part 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1968), 43 mins
The film starts with the 1896 Melbourne Cup race, the 1900 multimedia event 'Soldiers of the Cross' and the 1906 hour-long feature 'The Story of the Kelly Gang'. It moves through ethnographic and actuality films, newsreels and features to the 1920 features 'Robbery Under Arms' and 'The Sentimental Bloke'. Using ex...
directed by Alan Anderson, fl. 1948, in History of Australian Cinema, Part 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1968), 43 mins
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The Boy and the Convict
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directed by Dave Aylott, fl. 1909; produced by Williamson Kinematograph Company (London, England: British Film Institute, 1909), 12 mins
This silent film, directed by David Aylott and adapted from a novel by Charles Dickens, is about how a convict’s life changes after meeting a boy in a graveyard.
directed by Dave Aylott, fl. 1909; produced by Williamson Kinematograph Company (London, England: British Film Institute, 1909), 12 mins
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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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Those Awful Hats
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directed by D. W. Griffith, 1875-1948; performed by Flora Finch, 1867-1940, Mack Sennett, 1880-1960 and Linda Arvidson, 1884-1949 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1909), 3 mins
This early silent film short by D.W. Griffith is about women wearing large hats in a movie theater, resulting in fights among the viewers.
directed by D. W. Griffith, 1875-1948; performed by Flora Finch, 1867-1940, Mack Sennett, 1880-1960 and Linda Arvidson, 1884-1949 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1909), 3 mins
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