Silent fiction films

United Kingdom, 1905

Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Four films made by the Williamson Kinemagraph Co. ‘Attack on a Chinese Mission’ (1900) an incomplete drama in which a missionary defends his family against Chinese Boxers; ‘Fire’ (1901) a drama about a house fire showing a policeman raising the alarm, a horse-drawn fire engine and various occupants being saved; ‘The Reservist before and after the War’ (1902) depicts a man receiving a summons to prepare for service in the army and his circumstances after the war; ‘An Interesting Story’ (1905) a comedy about a man so absorbed by his book that he doesn’t notice what he’s doing.


production company

National Film Archive (Australia)

British Film Institute

Williamson Kinematograph Co






Black and White

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url= |title=Silent fiction films |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=20 April 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}