Best Picture 1911

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Dante's Inferno (1911)
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Loosely adapted from Dante's Divine Comedy and inspired by the illustrations of Gustav Doré the original silent film has been restored and has a new score by Tangerine Dream. (68 mins.)
 
2.
The Lonedale Operator (1911 Short Film)
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When her father becomes ill, a young woman takes over the telegraph at a lonely western railroad station... (17 mins.)
 
3.
Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics (1911 Short Film)
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Cartoon figures announce, via comic strip balloons, that they will move - and move they do, in a wildly exaggerated style. (7 mins.)
 
4.
Enoch Arden: Part I (1911 Short Film)
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Enoch Arden, a humble fisherman, marries Annie Lee. He signs on as a sailor to make more money to support their growing family... (17 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
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Enoch Arden: Part II (1911 Short Film)
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Annie remains faithful to her husband, Enoch, even though he's been lost at sea for many years. Finally... (17 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
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The Traitress (1911)
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(48 mins.)
Director: Urban Gad
 
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Richard III (1911 Short Film)
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Although several others are ahead of him in the line of succession, Richard of Gloucester is determined to gain the throne... (23 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Benson
 
8.
Baron Munchausen's Dream (1911 Short Film)
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After an evening of excessive wining and dining Baron Munchausen must be helped to bed by his servants. Once asleep, he has bizarre and frightening dreams. (11 mins.)
 
9.
The Miser's Heart (1911 Short Film)
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Thieves decide to steal the money an old miser has hidden away. He refuses to open the safe for them, so they threaten to kill a girl who lives in his building. (18 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
10.
What Shall We Do with Our Old? (1911 Short Film)
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An elderly carpenter is told by a doctor that his wife is seriously ill. Soon afterwards, an insensitive... (17 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
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His Trust: The Faithful Devotion and Self-Sacrifice of an Old Negro Servant (1911 Short Film)
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A Confederate officer is called off to war. He leaves his wife and daughter in the care of George, his faithful Negro servant... (14 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
12.
The Battle (1911 Short Film)
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Union soldiers march off to battle amid cheering crowds. After the battle turns against the Union Army... (19 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith