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The Legend of the willow plate

Author: George A LesseyHettie Gray BakerRobert BrowerBessie LearnBarry O'MooreAll authors
Publisher: United States : K.E.S.E., 1917.
Series: Conquest program, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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A dramatization of a Chinese legend in which two lovers, who were forbidden marriage by the woman's father, elope to a beautiful island; the angry father follows them and burns down their home, but the gods take pity on the lovers and turn them into white doves so that they may escape the flames. A willow plate frames the scenes, and the interior titles are rhymed.
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Genre/Form: Melodrama
Shorts
Drama
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George A Lessey; Hettie Gray Baker; Robert Brower; Bessie Learn; Barry O'Moore; John Sturgeon; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; K.E.S.E. (Firm); Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 18747802
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 26Apr17; LP10672.
Variant title: The story of the willow plate.
Nitrate deterioration printed through.
A Conquest picture.
Cast: Robert Brower, Bessie Learn, Barry O'Moore, Harry Bates, John Sturgeon.
Description: 1 reel of 1 (397 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print. 1 reel of 1 (397 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg. 1 reel of 1 (397 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. arch pos.
Series Title: Conquest program, no. 2.
Other Titles: Story of the willow plate.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; director, George A. Lessey ; adapter, Hettie Gray Baker.

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A dramatization of a Chinese legend in which two lovers, who were forbidden marriage by the woman's father, elope to a beautiful island; the angry father follows them and burns down their home, but the gods take pity on the lovers and turn them into white doves so that they may escape the flames. A willow plate frames the scenes, and the interior titles are rhymed.

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