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Bluebeard (1901 film)

The film is based on the fairy tale of Bluebeard written by Charles Perrault who also wrote Cinderella. A sinister aristocrat known as Lord Bluebeard is looking for a beautiful woman to become his wife. Lured by his great riches, many noble families bring their most eligible daughters to meet him, but none of the young women want to marry him, both due to his ghastly appearance and because he has already had seven previous wives - all of whom have mysteriously vanished without a trace. Bluebeards great wealth, however, persuades one father to give his daughters hand to him. She has no choi ...

                                               

Histoire d'un crime (film)

Histoire dun crime is a 1901 French silent film directed by Ferdinand Zecca and distributed by Pathe Freres. The film stars Jean Liezer as the murderer and was based on a contemporary tableau series titled "Lhistoire dun crime" at the Musee Grevin. Histoire dun crime is considered the first French crime film and among the first to use seedy, realistic settings. Film historian Don Fairservice has noted Histoire dun crime was "very influential." Zecca had convinced Charles Pathe that other film subjects could supplement the Pathe documentaries. His other films included comedies, trick films, ...

                                               

Red Riding Hood (1901 film)

In a bakery in the French countryside, Father Latourte, his wife, and their staff are busy with customers, pastries, and baked goods of all kinds. The Latourtes young daughter, called Red Riding Hood, reads by the firelight until her parents leave for a moment. She starts to play boisterously, getting the bakery staff mixed up in hijinks and pratfalls. Her father and mother return, chagrined by her escapades, and she is told to take a pot of butter and a galette to her grandmothers cottage. Red Riding Hood travels through the forest on her errand, meeting a wolf, who finds out where she is ...

                                               

As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me

As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me is a 2001 film about German World War II prisoner of war Clemens Forells escape from a Siberian Gulag in the Soviet Union back to Germany. It is based on the book of the same name written by Bavarian novelist Josef Martin Bauer. The book is in turn based on the story of Cornelius Rost who used the alias "Clemens Forell" to avoid retribution from the KGB. However, since the books publication serious doubts have been raised about the authenticity of Rosts story.

1901 in film
                                     

ⓘ 1901 in film

  • Edwin S. Porter is put in charge of Thomas Edisons motion-picture production company.
  • Thomas Edison closes "Americas First Movie Studio", the Edisons Black Maria.
                                     

1. Films released in 1901

  • Torpedo Flotilla Visit To Manchester, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Excelsior! Prince Of Magicians, directed by Georges Melies.
  • Lord Roberts Visit To Manchester, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • A Close Call, cinematography by Frederick S. Armitage.
  • A Busy Corner at Armours, produced by William Nicholas Selig.
  • Star Theatre, directed by Frederick S. Armitage.
  • University Procession On Degree Day, Birmingham, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Peeping Tom, directed by Ferdinand Zecca.
  • Ride on the Tramcar through Belfast, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Sedgwicks Bioscope Show Front, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Manchester Street Scene, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Jamaica Street, Glasgow, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • The Big Swallow, directed by James Williamson.
  • Pendlebury Colliery, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Preston Egg Rolling, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Parkgate Iron And Steel Co., Rotherham, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Scrooge, or, Marleys Ghost, directed by Walter R. Booth.
  • Fire!, directed by James Williamson.
  • Race For The Muriatti Cup, Manchester, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Manchester Band Of Hope Procession, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Stop Thief!, directed by James Williamson.
  • The Gordon Sisters Boxing.
  • Royal Proclamation Of The Death Of Queen Victoria, Blackburn, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Dream and Reality, directed by Ferdinand Zecca.
  • Pendlebury Spinning Co., produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Kansas Saloon Smashers, directed by Edwin S. Porter.
  • Employees Leaving Alexandra Docks, Liverpool, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • President McKinley Inauguration Footage Taking the Oath, directed by Thomas Edison.
  • A Sneaky Boer, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • The Gans-McGovern Fight, a documentary short starting by Joe Gans and Terry McGovern.
  • North Sea Fisheries, North Shields, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • A Chinese Market, cinematography by Raymond Ackerman.
  • Trapeze Disrobing Act, directed by Edwin S. Porter.
  • Morecambe Church Lads Brigade at Drill, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Alfred Butterworth And Sons, Glebe Mills, Hollinwood, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Inauguration of the Australian Commonwealth, directed by Joe Perry.
  • Panoramic View Of The Morecambe Sea Front, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • What Happened on Twenty-Third Street, directed by Edwin S. Porter.
  • The Countryman and the Cinematograph, directed by Robert W. Paul.
  • Bluebeard, directed by Georges Melies.
  • The Man with the Rubber Head, directed by Georges Melies.
  • Cunard Vessel At Liverpool, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • History of a Crime, directed by Ferdinand Zecca.
                                     

2. Deaths

  • May 9 - Charles Chaplin, Sr. born 1863, actor and father of Charlie Chaplin.
  • June 2 – James A. Herne born 1839, actor playwright. Some of his works such as Shore Acres adapted into silent films. also father of screenwriter Julie Herne and actress Chrystal Herne.
                                     
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