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Seminary Girls (1897)

"A number of young ladies, in their night robes, are having a frolic, and are interrupted by a teacher. One girl makes herself *very* conspicuous by crawling under a bed."

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Several young women are having a friendly pillow fight in a dormitory room. Just as the battle gets particularly lively, a teacher enters and breaks it up. With the arrival of an authority figure, the young women scatter, hoping to avoid discipline. Written by Snow Leopard

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Girls and Pillows
12 July 2015 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Seminary Girls (1897)

If anything, 1897's SEMINARY GIRLS show that anything was able to be filmed and sold to people. This 33 second movie has five girls having a pillow fight. Yes, this is the only thing that happens here but apparently Edison made quite a bit of money selling this to people in a, let's say, more sexual way. Obviously, watching this today there's nothing remotely sexual going on but in 1897 there were people who would watch this for more than just the pillow fight. Obviously with such a short running time it's impossible to rate this film in any way but for film buffs it's an interesting film that shows what was being sold to people.


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