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The Adventures of Dollie (1908)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Short  |  14 July 1908 (USA)
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On a warm and sunny summer's day, a mother and father take their young daughter Dollie on a riverside outing. A gypsy basket peddler happens along, and is angered when the mother refuses to... See full summary »

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On a warm and sunny summer's day, a mother and father take their young daughter Dollie on a riverside outing. A gypsy basket peddler happens along, and is angered when the mother refuses to buy his wares. He attacks mother and daughter but is driven off by the father. Later the gypsy sneaks back and kidnaps the girl. A rescue party is organized but the gypsy conceals the child in a 30 gallon barrel which he precariously places on the tail of the wagon. He and his gypsy-wife make their getaway by fording the river with the wagon. The barrel, with Dollie still inside, breaks free, tumbling into into the river; it starts floating toward the peril of a nearby waterfall . . . Written by Thomas McWilliams <tgm@netcom.com>

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Dollie kalandjai  »

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D.W. Griffith's First Film as Director
12 March 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

As with anyone starting off in the film business, their first work is usually their worst. Griffith is no exception. He would have to wait until 1915 when his most significant work was produced at the age of 40. Although 'The Adventures of Dollie' is not enjoyable, it is significant because it is the first film he directed.


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