Silent fiction films

United Kingdom, 1905

Film
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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.

Credits

production company

National Film Archive (Australia)

British Film Institute

Williamson Kinematograph Co

Language

English

Duration

00:10:33:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28531

Subject categories

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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