The Moving Picture World Volume 25, No. 10

The Moving Picture World Volume 25, No. 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...we had no idea, it was going to make the remarkable four-reel production it has, quite the contrary, we were of the opinion it would make a two reel production. The same was true of 'Under Two Flags, ' which we released recently in three reels and which we originally intended for a two reel production. "In connection with our one reel releases, we have obtained the film rights for the entire world on 'Queer Stories' from 'Truth, ' a widely read publication in London, and which, in all probability will make mostly one-reel subjects. These stories are a selected list of the strangest stories contributed by the foremost writers of Europe to the English magazines, and as the name implies, are odd stories, of a nature that is outside the ordinary realm of motion picture stories. From the stories we have already selected, we find they are especially adapted to motion picture work, their plots being unique and in almost every instance a surprise to the average reader. "The Wheel of the Gods," released September 4, is the first of the 'Queer Stories.' "One thing is certain, we shall always adhere to the fundamental policy of this organization since its inception, eighteen years ago, namely; action plus brevity in motion pictures, a policy that is not only as firmly established as our A-B trademark; but is symbolic of that trademark as well." MORE AUTHENTIC WAR PICTURES. Central Film Company of Chicago announces the securing of new Chicago Tribune war films. Five reels, entitled "The German Side of The War" and four reels entitled "With The Russians at The Front." The German picture were taken with the German and Austrian armies in the Eastern theater of war, by Edwin F. Weigle, staff photographer of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236810988
  • 9781236810984