Enjoyable and surprisingly gross
How It Feels to Be Run OverAn early instance of a filmmaker going for the throat, this faux documentary is easily one of the first "driver safety" shorts on record. The director cleverly creates a fake-out within the film's brief one-minute running time to seemingly suggest that the preferred method of...Subscribe to to watch now
Explosion of a Motor CarIt has been claimed that early automobiles were not particularly safe. British director Cecil Hepworth takes such notions to the inevitable extreme. In this case, the explosion is only the beginning. Tragedy follows (with a dose of black humor). This particular version, oddly...Subscribe to to watch now
Rescued by RoverBefore Rin Tin Tin and Lassie, there was Rover. British film producer Cecil Hepworth struck upon a lasting adventure formula by deploying his well-trained collie as the hero. Innovative race-to-the-rescue editing carries off the hound’s intrepid pursuit of a baby-snatching...Subscribe to to watch now
Some things never change. Cars are still dangerous, the police department is understaffed, and you can't underestimate the importance of finding all the "parts." Great tutorial for any medical examiner.
Interesting. I like looking at the early film to get a sense of the world our ancestors lived in.