Road to yesterday. - [Edited version]

United States, 1961

Film
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Episode of Series “History of the Motion Picture”.
This is a shortened version with music and commentary of Cecil B. De Mille’s elaborate 1925 romantic drama on the theme of reincarnation. An estranged couple are involved in a disastrous train crash and revert to their former lives in the Middle Ages. The train wreck was a remarkable piece of staging, placing the lives of the leading actors at risk.

Credits

director

Cecil B. DeMille

co-producer

Saul J. Turell

Paul Killiam

production company

Sterling Educational Films

Language

English

Duration

00:25:53:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27988

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - United States

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Appreciation

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Production and direction

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - United States - History

Documentary

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Reincarnation

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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