France

A Geroges Melies film from 1909 in which a new tenant moves in and fills the room with furniture taken from his suitcase.

A delightful little 1908 silent comedy from Louis Feuillade of France who directed over 630 films.

La Souriante Madame Beudet / The Smiling Madame Beudet Short French silent film made in 1922, directed by famed surrealist director Germaine Dulac. It is considered by many to be one of the first truly "feminist" films. French intertitles.

Bernadette Soubirous is the saint of Lourdes, France. Visionary and messenger of the Immaculate Conception, she told us the very words of the Virgin Mary, spoken in the native Basque tongue of Southern France and Northern Spain. She spoke words teaching of the merits of prayer, penance, poverty and church. In the first and most widely recognized Marian apparition of modern times, a personal message was delivered also to BernadetteShe would not find happiness in this world, but only in the next. She was to die twentyone years later in 1879 after a prolonged and painful illness.

Bernadette Soubirous is the saint of Lourdes, France. Visionary and messenger of the Immaculate Conception, she told us the very words of the Virgin Mary, spoken in the native Basque tongue of Southern France and Northern Spain. She spoke words teaching of the merits of prayer, penance, poverty and church. In the first and most widely recognized Marian apparition of modern times, a personal message was delivered also to BernadetteShe would not find happiness in this world, but only in the next. She was to die twentyone years later in 1879 after a prolonged and painful illness.

During the first world war, a young American woman's boat is torpedoed by a German U-Boat. When she manages to return to her ancestral country of France, she witnesses the German atrocities first hand.

This is Wallace Beery's first screen appearance (he plays a German soldier)

Stars: Mary Pickford, Jack Holt, Hobart Bosworth, Ben Alexander
Directed by Cecil B Demille
An Artcraft Picture

http://imdb.com/title/tt0029712/ Conrad Veidt, Annabella, Raymond Massey In 1620s France, dreaded swordsman Gil de Berault returns from carrying out a mission for Cardinal Richelieu, and finds the Cardinal worried about growing opposition from the Huguenots in the south. The Cardinal also warns de Berault that dueling has been outlawed, and will henceforth be punishable by death. Gil, however, promptly disobeys the law and is indeed sentenced to death.

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