Headline
Cinema Prices and Profits: Remarkable Figures by Langford Reed
Publication Date
1913-12-27
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Publication Year
1913
Page
12
Key Person
Film Projector / Film(s)
The Three Musketeers (View more)
Actors
Adolphe Menjou
Director
Fred Niblo
Writer
Alexandre Dumas (by: "The Three Musketeers")
Country
USA
Released
1921-08-28
Runtime
119 min
Genre
Action
Language
None
Plot
The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, ...
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The Battle of Gettysburg (View more)
Actors
Willard Mack
Director
Charles Giblyn
Writer
Charles Brown
Country
USA
Released
1913-06-01
Runtime
48 min
Genre
Drama
Language
None
Plot
A young woman's sweetheart fights for the Union, while her brother fights for the Confederates, in the pivotal 1863 battle of the U.S. Civil War.
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Antony and Cleopatra (View more)
Actors
Gianna Terribili-Gonzales
Director
Enrico Guazzoni
Writer
Pietro Cossa (inspiration)
Country
Italy
Released
1913-12-01
Runtime
72 min
Genre
Drama
Language
None
Plot
After the murder of her lover Julius Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor, Octavius.
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The Miracle (View more)
Actors
H. Agar Lyons
Director
A.E. Coleby
Writer
A.E. Coleby
Country
UK
Genre
Short
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The Last Days of Pompeii (View more)
Actors
Fernanda Negri Pouget
Director
Mario Caserini
Writer
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton (novel)
Country
Italy
Released
1913-08-13
Runtime
88 min
Genre
Adventure
Language
None
Plot
Two love triangles intersect in ancient Pompei.
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Hamlet (View more)
Actors
Alwin Neu??
Director
August Blom
Writer
William Shakespeare (play)
Country
Denmark
Released
1911-04-15
Genre
Drama
Language
Danish
Plot
Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.
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Les Mis??rables (View more)
Actors
Lyn Harding
Director
H.B. Parkinson
Writer
Victor Hugo (novel)
Country
UK
Released
1922-01-01
Genre
Short
Language
English
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Quo Vadis? (View more)
Actors
Amleto Novelli
Director
Enrico Guazzoni
Writer
Henryk Sienkiewicz (novel)
Country
Italy
Released
1913-03-01
Runtime
120 min
Genre
Drama
Language
None
Plot
An epic Italian film "Quo Vadis" influenced many of the later movies.
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Advertiser
Langford Reed
Summary

The approaching majority of kinematography may well call for a brief review of the extraordinary growth of the industry since that eventful day in 1893 when at the World's Fair, Chicago, Thomas Edison's kinetoscope was introduced to an amazed public. Facts about the picture industry in Britain and the United States are mentioned. Spectacular films are also mentioned, including 'The Three Musketeers,' 'The Battle of Gettysburg,' 'Antony and Cleopatra,' 'The Miracle,' 'The Last Days of Pompeii,' 'Sixty Year a Queen,' 'Hamlet,' 'From Manger to Cross,' 'Les Miserables,' and 'Quo Vadis?'

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