Uncle Tom’s Cabin, 1903
Today is the birthday of Harriet Beecher Stowe (for my full article on her and her landmark novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin go here). Below, a clip from its first cinematic adaptation, directed by Edwin S. Porter, in 1903
Please keep a look out for Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies From Nickelodeon to Youtube, coming out in September 2012!
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