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Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Way Down East by Joseph R. In Elias Lyman built a bridge across the Connecticut from the north bank of the White River to West Lebanon, New Hampshire ; the local population remained quite low until the arrival of the railroad in the s. Five different railroad lines were laid through the village site between and , creating an eight-track crossing, served by 50 passenger trains daily. In , the village's first railroad depot was built, local farmer Samuel Nutt arranged to buy and dismantle a hotel in Enfield, New Hampshire , move it to his farm on the other side of the railroad tracks from the depot, his hotel, named the Junction House, was the first of three hotels to occupy the site, which now is home to the Coolidge Hotel, built in White River Junction hosted the annual Vermont State Fair from the midth century until the midth century.
A special rail spur carried visitors uphill from the station to the fairgrounds. According to the United States Census Bureau , the village has a total area of 1.
It takes its name from the White River; the village is only a five minute's drive from Hanover, NH which hosts Dartmouth College and nearly equidistant from major cities and towns such as Rutland , Montpelier , St. Johnsbury , Brattleboro and Concord. All are about one hour's drive from the village; as of the census of , there were 2, people, 1, households, families residing in the village.
The population density was 1, There were 1, housing units at an average density of The racial makeup of the village was Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0. There were 1, households out of which The average household size was 2. In the village the population was spread out with The median age was 38 years. For every females, there were For every females age 18 and over, there were About 8. White River Junction served as the location for the filming of director D. While filming, both cast and crew lodged at the Hotel Coolidge. After , important murals were painted on the walls of this hotel by Peter Gish.
Douglas Crockwell painted a mural , Vermont Industries, in the post office in Federally commissioned murals were produced from to in the United States through the Section of Painting and Sculpture called the Section of Fine Arts, of the Treasury Department.
Hotel Coolidge, renovated in , now operates as a room hotel and a bed youth hostel by Hostelling International USA. The s structure once served as a railway hotel. The hotel is said to be haunted by the ghost of Ezra "Wrench" Magoon, a farmer and known bootlegger who died in the Hotel Coolidge in the summer of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Way Down East Theatrical release poster. Anthony Paul Kelly D. Griffith uncredited Joseph R. Grismer adaptation. Louis Silvers William Frederick Peters. James Smith Rose Smith. Play media. FilmCritic , film review, Last accessed: February 24, The Greatest Films , film review, Neibaur Cineaste Magazine. Retrieved 4 June EyeWitness to History.
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Only films from onwards included below. See complete D. Griffith filmography. Categories : films s romantic drama films American black-and-white films American films American romantic drama films American silent feature films English-language films American films based on plays Films set in country houses United Artists films Films directed by D. Griffith Films scored by Louis Silvers. Hidden categories: Commons category link is on Wikidata Articles with Internet Archive links Articles containing video clips.
Creighton Hale. Related Images. YouTube Videos. He is remembered for The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance. Her film acting career spanned 75 years, from , in silent film shorts, to Gish by James Abbe , Gish in Broken Blossoms Gish as Anna Moore in D. Griffith's Way Down East Richard Semler Barthelmess was an American film actor, principally of the Hollywood silent era. He starred opposite Lillian Gish in D. Publicity photo of Barthelmess for A Modern Hero Barthelmess in Silverscreen magazine, Henry Jaynes Fonda was an American film and stage actor with a career spanning five decades.
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Fonda as Mister Roberts , Fonda after enlisting in the United States Navy in November Frame from the Technicolor picture The Toll of the Sea Frame enlargement of a Technicolor segment from The Phantom of the Opera The film was one of the earliest uses of the process on interior sets, and demonstrated its versatility.
Three-strip Technicolor camera from the s. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes , an example of Technicolor filming in s Hollywood. The Internet Archive is a San Francisco—based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge. Mirror of the Internet Archive in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
United Artists Corporation, currently doing business as United Artists Digital Studios, is an American film and television entertainment studio. Founded in by D. Griffith , Pickford , Chaplin seated , and Fairbanks at the signing of the contract establishing the United Artists motion-picture studio in Lawyers Albert Banzhaf left and Dennis F. O'Brien right stand in the background.
In silent films for entertainment, the plot may be conveyed by the use of title cards, written indications of the plot and key dialogue lines. Scene still of Belshazzar's feast in the central courtyard of Babylon from D. Griffith's silent film Intolerance. Lillian Gish , the "First Lady of the American Cinema", was a leading star in the silent era with one of the longest careers— to Poster for The Birth of a Nation Lowell J. Sherman was an American actor and film director.
In an unusual practice for the time, he served as both actor and director on several films in the early s. He later turned exclusively to directing. Photoplay was one of the first American film fan magazines. It was founded in in Chicago, the same year that J. Stuart Blackton founded Motion Picture Story, a magazine also directed at fans. For most of its run, Photoplay was published by Macfadden Publications.
Carole Lombard on the cover of Photoplay January In May , host Robert Osborne and Charles Tabesh, senior vice president for programming, accepted TCM's Institutional Peabody Award "for a continuing, powerful commitment to a central concept—the place of film in social and cultural experience". Charlotte Blair Parker was a noted American playwright and aspiring actress in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Poster for the Broadway production of Way Down East Gottfried Wilhelm "Billy" Bitzer was a pioneering American cinematographer notable for his close association with D. Cameraman G. Griffith on location in the snow filming Way Down East Griffith, Photoplay Magazine, Joseph Rhode Grismer was an American stage actor, playwright, and theatrical director and producer.
Photograph of Joseph R. Photograph from the New York Star, February, The population was 2, at the census, making it the largest community within the town of Hartford. The Pennsylvania State Board of Censors was an organization under the Pennsylvania Department of Education responsible for approving, redacting, or banning motion pictures which it considered "sacrilegious, obscene, indecent, or immoral", or which might pervert morals. This scene from The Branding Iron was cut by the Pennsylvania board, which then banned the film for its topic of infidelity.
This screen was inserted into all films to be shown in Pennsylvania, each with a specific number. This one belonged to Thru Traffic and was shown as the last frame of the film. YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno, California. McIntosh in Trilby Louis "Lou" Silvers was an American film score composer whose work has been used in more than movies. In films, an intertitle is a piece of filmed, printed text edited into the midst of the photographed action at various points.
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She retired in , with exactly films to her resume. Andrews in Newport, Rhode Island. Andrews at the Newport Dog Show. Seymour was an American silent film actress. She had one younger brother.
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