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of rock suddenly appears. In every case ous thoroughfares and thus obtain accurthe would-be chauffeur must act immedi- ate photographs of every incident in the ately; his steadiness or unsteadiness of street at every hour of the day. It is nerve is plainly revealed. It should be wiser, however, to destroy the causes of remembered that such a test is as realistic crime than to wait until it is grown before as life itself; so real was the dog in a recent attacking it. The bitterest foe of crime picture at Brenham, Tex., that a dog in is knowledge. the house dashed at him and tore the The schools, the railroads, the charitable screen to pieces.
organizations, the state militia, are now The Paris police are considering the entering the battle with the motion picsuggestion that they place a moving pic- ture machine. The Georgia Central Railture camera in hidden nooks along danger- road has lately prepared films to teach its
By courtesy of the Kinemacolor Company of America A PICTURE LESSON IN NATURAL HISTORY ONE FILM FROM A REEL THAT SHOWS THE ENTIRE PROCESS OF HATCHING AND FEEDING OSTRICH CHICKS. THE
PICTURES OF THIS SERIES ARE SHOWN ON THE SCREEN IN THE COLORS OF NATURE
Copyright by Brown Bros., New York THE “PROPERTY ROOM” OF A MOTION PICTURE STUDIO IN WHICH THE COSTUMES OF THE ACTORS ARE MADE, ALTERED, AND STORED. THE BISHOP'S VESTMENTS AT THE RIGHT OF THE PICTURE APPEAR IN USE IN THE SCENE FROM THE DRAMATIZATION OF THE LEGEND OF LANCELOT AND ELAINE, THAT IS SHOWN BELOW
By courtesy of the Vitagraph Company of America TRANSLATING THE MUSIC OF POETRY INTO THE POETRY OF MOTION TENNYSON'S "ELAINE" AS IT IS COSTUMED AND ENACTED ON THE SCREEN BEFORE THE AUDIENCES OF THE
MOTION PICTURE THEATRES
By courtesy of the Vitagraph Company of America A SCENE FROM 'A TALE OF TWO CITIES" A DRAMATIZATION OF DICKENS'S ROMANCE AND ONE OF THE LONGEST MOTION PICTURE PLAYS THAT HAS BEEN
PRODUCED, FOR ITS PRESENTATION REQUIRES ABOUT AN HOUR
men the causes and prevention of wrecks; Information was formerly measured English social welfare workers have ex- by the page; it may soon be computed by hibited a reel emphasizing the folly of vio- the foot. One motion picture firm is lence in strikes; the Michigan State Guards sending out letters announcing that it has have gained many recruits by explaining in stock ten thousand feet of architecture, in pictures the necessity and value of the thirty thousand feet of science, and ninety militia. Indeed, the advocate for or thousand feet of geography. against armies and state militia finds The pictures are making information ready all the ammunition he can possibly cheaper and more easily obtained than use. On the market are thousands upon ever before in the world's history. Indeed, thousands of feet of army maneuvres, through several agencies it is literally drills, military methods of ridding a coun- being given away. The Northern Pacific try of disease, and pictures of military Railway Company has spent thousands schools that might be used profitably by of dollars showing by motion pictures the all teachers of soldiers; and there are geography, resources, industries, and posenough realistic views of the horrors of sibilities of the country through which the the recent Turkish and Italian wars to road passes, and the Great Northern Railgain thousands of converts for the peace way is preparing for the same spreading movement.
or "unrolling" of facts. Marshall Field By courtesy of the Vitagraph Company of America "WE RAN A MIGHTY MERCHANDISE OF NIGGERS IN THE HOLD' AN EXAMPLE OF THE VIVID POWER OF MOTION PICTURES TO REALIZE TO THE EYES OF MODERN AUDIENCES
THE DETAILS OF SCENES THE ORIGINALS OF WHICH HAVE DISAPPEARED FOREVER
By courtesy of the Vitagraph Company of America VITALIZING A SCHOOLBOOK CLASSIC ONE OF "RIP VAN WINKLE's" EXPERIENCES AS THE CHILDREN MAY NOW SEE THEM REPRODUCED IN LIFE
LIKE ACTION BY THE “MOVIES"
A NEW WAY OF TEACHING AMERICAN HISTORY THE STORY OF THE BATTLES OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR RETOLD IN MOTION PICTURES THAT BRING TO THE EYE THE LIFE AND ACTION AS WELL AS THE COSTUMES AND EQUIPMENT OF THE MEN WHO FOUGHT
By courtesy of the Vitagraph Company of America “THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG” A VITAL REPRODUCTION OF THE SPIRIT AND OF MUCH OF THE HISTORICAL DETAIL OF ONE OF THE MOST
STRIKING EVENTS OF THE CIVIL WAR