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First American features, 1912-1916

Author: George Loane TuckerJesse L LaskyHector TurnbullCecil B DeMilleThomas H InceAll authors
Publisher: 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traffic in souls: Set against the white slave trade of the early 1900s, this film dramatizes the John D. Rockefeller white slavery report and the investigation of District Attorney Whitman.

The cheat: Depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian Merchant to save her reputation, in return becoming his property.

Civilization: Set in a mythical kingdom, this film is a strong appeal for pacifism, painting a vivid portrait of the madness of t war and the inevitable destruction and devastation caused by global conflict.

A girl's folly: A country girl who is bored with farm life sets out to meet the leading man in a movie being filmed near her home.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Feature films
Short films
Silent films
War films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Additional Physical Format: First American features, 1912-1916.
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, Inc., [c1996]
(OCoLC)148785254
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Loane Tucker; Jesse L Lasky; Hector Turnbull; Cecil B DeMille; Thomas H Ince; C Gardner Sullivan; Raymond B West; Reginald Barker; William A Brandy; Maurice Tourneur; Kino International Corporation.; Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927); Famous Players-Lasky Corporation.; World Film Corporation.; Paragon Films.; Film Preservation Associates.; Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 743225297
Notes: Title from disc labels and container.
Silent films with added musical accompaniment.
Cheat based on a story by Hector Turnbull.
Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures between 1912 and 1917.
Credits: Traffic in souls: Music, Philip Carli.
Cheat: photography, Alvin Wyckoff; music, Robert Israel.
Civilization: photography, Irvin Willat; Joseph AUgust, Clyde de Vinna; music score [original], Victor L. Schertzinger; music, Alexander Rannie.
Girl's folly: photography, John van den Broek; music, Robert Israel.
Videodisc producer, David Shepard.
Performer(s): Traffic in souls: Jane Gail, Matt Moore, Ethel Grandin, William Welsh, Howard Crampton, William Turner, Arthur Hunter, Laura Huntley.
The cheat: Fannie Ward, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Dean.
Civilization: Herschel Mayall, Lola May, Howard Hickman, Enid Markey, George Fisher, J. Frank Burke.
Girl's folly: Robert Warwick, June Elvidge, Doris Kenyon.
Description: 4 videodiscs : sd., b&w and col. tints ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Recorded DVDs.
Contents: v. 1. Traffic in souls (1913, 88 min.) / Kino International presents ; directed by George Loane Tucker --
v. 2. The cheat (1915, 59 min.) / Jesse L. Lasky presents ; a Paramount picture ; scenario, Hector Turnbull, Jeanie McPherson ; produced by Cecil B. DeMille ; a Famous Players-Lasky production --
v. 3. Civilization (1916, 86 min.) / Thomas H. Ince presents; [scenario] by C. Gardner Sullivan ; directed by Thomas H. Ince, Raymond B. West, Reginald Barker --
v. 4. A girl's folly (1917, 30 min.) / William A. Brady; in association with World Pictures presents; directed by Maurice Tourneur; produced by Paragon Films, Inc.
Other Titles: Traffic in souls.
Cheat.
Civilization.
Girl's folly.
Responsibility: Film Preservation Associates.

Abstract:

Traffic in souls: Set against the white slave trade of the early 1900s, this film dramatizes the John D. Rockefeller white slavery report and the investigation of District Attorney Whitman.

The cheat: Depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian Merchant to save her reputation, in return becoming his property.

Civilization: Set in a mythical kingdom, this film is a strong appeal for pacifism, painting a vivid portrait of the madness of t war and the inevitable destruction and devastation caused by global conflict.

A girl's folly: A country girl who is bored with farm life sets out to meet the leading man in a movie being filmed near her home.

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