Checkmate (silent film)
A silent film which shows the final moves in a chess game played by kids. This is a modern day silent film. (1:53)
Spoils of Love
Set in the 1920's, a man's fiancee is kidnapped by a jealous madman. A silent short. Directed by Dustin Frankel. This is a contemporty vrsion of a silent film demonstrating the style of silent films in the 1920s. (9:56)
THE LITTLE DARLING Directed by D.W. GRIFFITH SILENT FILMS & TV SHOWS on DVDS at TVDAYS.com
The Little Darling 1909 . The man's name is D. W. Griffith--David Wark Griffith--and his story is that of the period between 1908 and 1913 when he created a method of storytelling in purely cinematic terms that was to raise the moving picture permanently out of the category of a scientific curiosity. (2:42)
This he did by the use of techniques that broke precedents and created a vocabulary of visual devices for the emergence of film as art as well as by the development of a stock co
DW GRIFFITH THE MENDED LUTE 1910
The Mended Lute 1909 cast: Owen Moore, Mack Sennett, Red Wing, Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence, James Kirkwood, Stanner E.V. Taylor - Screenwriter Billy Bitzer - Cinematographer
Summary: In June of 1909 Griffith had decided it was too hot and muggy to film in the city so, on the recommendation of the company's president J. J. Kennedy, he took his stock company of players and crew to Cuddlebackville in the Orange Mountains of New York state to work. The first production was The
TV story on silent film pianist Ben Model at MoMA on Vimeo
Ben Model, silent film accompanist at the Museum of Modern Art in NY, is interviewed for a feature story in January 2000 on NY1 about playing music for silent movies.
"The Little Pest" (1926) - piano score by Ben Model on Vimeo
"The Little Pest" starring Neely Edwards is a rare (lost?) 1926 comedy short. This 16mm print is also from 1926, and may be the only extant copy. Piano score is composed and performed by Ben Model, silent film accompanist at MoMA in NY.
A short fiction film I shot on super 8mm for a film class. The story is a tad brief in places, I had light meter problems at one point and some of the footage didn't turn out, so I had to rewrite some things. This is a modern day production in the slilent film genre.
Chaplin: A Character is Born (clip)
— Charlie Chaplin is undoubtedly one of the most significant names in the development of the movies. This documentary shows the evolution of Chaplin's "little tramp" character as shown in scenes from his early classic comedies. Narrated by actor Keenan Wynn, the video presents the career of Chaplin from his very first story through comedy classics such as "The Rink," "The Pawnshop," and "The Immigrant. A S-L Film Production. 40 minutes, b/w. (1:38)
A Night in the Show (1915)
A very old short silent film starring Charlie Chaplin. No music accompagniment.
Mary and Gretel part 2
This video demonstrates silent animated film.
my name is lisa
Winner ~ Best YouTube Short Film of 2007 Winner ~ 3rd Prize Project: Direct Official Selection ~ Short Film Corner ~ Cannes 2008 Official Selection ~ Chicago...
How To Use Capital Letters
VideoJug presents a definitive guide on how to use Capital Letters, from place names, to sentence structure. This VideoJug film covers all uses of capital letters in English.
The Korean War (pt. 2)
This video is a series of slides and film with a music background a lots
of informative text. There is no narration. It relates a timeline of
events that took places during the Korean War.
Steps For How to Write a Narrative Essay
A short film on how to write a narrative essay. The film clip is about a student who doesn't know how to write a narrative essay. The narrator directs the student on the steps involved in creating a narrative essay.
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 3
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army.The film is a dramatization.
Continental Army 1777- Documentary
A short documentary about the the New York Campaign of 1777. This was the turning point of the American Revolutionary War. Learn what life was really like in the Continental Army during this important campaign through stories told by those who are part of the re-enactment. (Video utilizes film of re-enactments and text.)
She Walks In Beauty - poem by George Gordon, Lord Byron, 1814
In the summer of 1814 Lord Byron attended a party and was captured by the beauty of his cousin, Mrs. Wilmot. Mrs Wilmot was in mourning and wearing a black mourning dress. He there for the first time saw his cousin, the beautiful Mrs. Wilmot. According to his friend, Mr. James Webster, "When we returned to his rooms in Albany, he said little, but desired Fletcher to give him a tumbler of brandy, which he drank at once to Mrs. Wilmot's health, then retired to rest, and was, I heard afterwards, in
Hesiod's Theogony - Part 1
This is a film based on Hesiod's Theogony. This is Part 1.
Hesiod's Theogony Part 2
A film on Hesiod's Theogony Part 2.
This three minute video is about the Roman Colosseum that has stood strong for 2,000 years. Without man there to maintain it, however, it may not remain strong forever. More of a warning film and lacks enough about history to be of value for most teachers and students.