Collection of – EARLY WOMEN FILMMAKERS 1911-1940 – issued on Blu Ray

Early Women Filmmakers 1911-1940EARLY WOMEN FILMMAKERS 1911-1940 (12) BLU RAY ONLY £44.99
Collection of 25 films featuring some of early cinema’s pioneering female directors.

International in scope, this groundbreaking collection features over 10 hours of material, comprised of 22 films spanning 1911-1940, including many rare titles not widely available until now.




Disc 1:

Falling Leaves (1912, 14 mins)
Making an American Citizen (1912, 14 mins)
The Girl in the Armchair (1912, 13 mins)
Greater Love Hath No Man (1911, 12 mins)
Algie, the Miner (1912, 10 mins)
Matrimony’s Speed Limit (1913, 13 mins)
Ocean Waif (1916, 29 mins)

Disc 2:

Suspense (1913, 10 mins)
Discontent (1916, 25 mins)
The Blot (1921, 94 mins)
Mabel’s Dramatic Career (1913, 14 mins)
Mabel’s Strange Predicament (1914, 12 mins)
Mabel’s Blunder (1914, 15 mins)
His Trysting Place (1914, 22 mins)
Should Men Walk Home? (1928, 28 mins)

Disc 3:

The Woman Condemned (1934, 64 mins)
La Cigarette (1919, 50 mins)
La Souriante Mme. Beudet (1922, 43 mins)

Disc 4:

Le Village du Peche (1927, 88 mins)
Le Roi des Aulnes (1929, 45 mins)
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940, 4 mins)
Parabola (1937, 9 mins)


Mabel’s Dramatic Career, Mabel’s Blunder, His Trysting Place and Should Men Walk Home? feature previously unreleased scores by The Meg Morley Trio

Alternative score to Should Men Walk Home? by Mordecai Smyth

Alice Guy-Blaché: a documentary (2018, 8 mins)

Lois Weber: a documentary (2018, 9 mins)

Mabel Normand: a documentary (2018, 8 mins): featurette on the director

Stills gallery

Fully illustrated booklet with new writing on the films and filmmakers by Pamela Hutchinson, Isabel Stevens, Vicki Callahan, Ellen Cheshire, Jane Giles, Kat Ellinger, Virginie Sélavy, So Mayer and Elinor Cleghorn

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