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Filmed partially in Newport. Silent, black and white. My Lady of the Lilacs circa An Eastern Film Corporation production filmed in Providence and probably Cumberland, My Lady of the Lilacs is about a poor painter who falls in love with one of his subjects.
Recently restored from a crumbling nitrate negative, this silent two-reeler had its first modern public showing at the Columbus Theatre in Providence on August 14,the last night of the Rhode Island International Film Festival.
Reparation The plot involves a love triangle, espionage, and explosions. Partially filmed in Newport aboard the United States torpedo boat Wadsworth.
Inspiration Film company unknown. In the Rhode Island Historical Society received a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation to restore this film from the original nitrate stock. The plot revolves around a pretty woman and the theft of her jewels.
Not to be confused with the film of the same name that is believed to be "the first non-pornographic American film to feature full nudity of a woman.
We've seen two secondary sources that list this as a Rhode Island film, so it's possible that, like earlier Totten projects, it includes scenes shot in Westerly.
An " overshot wheel " is a mill wheel that is turned by the weight of water falling on it. Scenes for this silent, black and white movie were shot at a private club on Bailey's Beach in Newport.
A Providence Journal article pointed out that "cameras of any description are now strictly forbidden" at the club, so this film may be the only way some of us riff-raff can ever see inside. According to Russell S.
Searles in his unpublished manuscript Notes on Movies and Movie Making in Rhode IslandCoronet "produced mainly films of a commercial, documentary, industrial, medical, and scientific nature Coronet did produce its own films such as Why Providence? Tid Bitscreated by a man named Harry W.
Smith I am not sure of the initialhad a short screen life. Shown at the Strand Theatre in Providence, it was planned as a weekly news-like release of Rhode Island happenings. The first issue, known as a split reel feetconsisted of scenes of Fireman's Muster at Crescent Park using antique hand pumpers, a polo match at Point Judith Polo Club, women's latest fashions from Gladdings, and a military funeral for a private killed in an accident at Quonset Training Grounds.
At the close of Coronet's short career late '20sthe property, because of its many tanks and vats used in film processing, was well suited to become Stork Diaper Service What a way to go!
Today both sites, Coronet and Eastern, lie buried beneath super highway crossings on Elmwood Avenue. Typical of its ilk, it features oversimplified animation, lab-coated experts, and well-behaved and inquisitive children. One of the highlights is a visual comparison of an unsanitary outhouse with a sanitary one.
The difference, it seems, is a coat of paint. Co-starring with the hookworms is a ten-year-old boy, who apparently was drafted from the local population.
He demonstrates that one way of catching the wily parasite is to run barefoot through the grass. At least some of the scenes, probably those that feature views of the countryside, were shot in Johnston and Hope Valley.
Because of the difficulty of keeping hookworms alive in a non-tropical climate, filmmakers infected a dog and used microscopic views of his blood to show the life cycle of the hookworm. At the conclusion of filming "the dog was etherized and buried in a hermetically sealed container in quick lime" to prevent an outbreak.
By the reported that Unhooking the Hookworm had been translated into nineteen languages and viewed in "scores of tropical and semi-tropical countries in three continents," where it "helped to restore to health thousands whose energy had been sapped by the hookworm.
They obviously need to see this film! Why Providence A silent two-reel promotional film geared toward economic development, produced by the Coronet Film Corporation in cooperation with the Providence Chamber of Commerce and Town Criers. At one point in the narrative, a title card proudly notes that "Our state has all macadam or asphalt" roads.
Construction and Opening of Mount Hope Toll Bridge newsreel This newsreel, photographed by Arthur Rossi, is exactly what the title states, and includes scenes of the dedication of the bridge on October 24, The dedication was attended by Governor Norman S.
Case and Senator William H. Vanderbilt, upon whom were bestowed the honorary titles of Chief Lightfoot and Wanumetonomy by representatives of the National Algonquin Indian Council, who were also present.
It begins with Roger Williams, dressed in traditional pilgrim garb, being banished from Massachusetts. He wanders south and meets up with two or three Indians, dressed in traditional Plains Indian dress, and they smoke a peace pipe next to a single teepee.
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