Women's Studies Videos at Lilly Library: A Selected Videography
- Back to God's Country (1919)
- DVD 1001
Renee is a beautiful young wife trapped on an ice-bound ship.
Captain Blake, a murderous fugitive, will stop at nothing to have
his way with her. With only the help of a ferocious dog named Wapi,
she must stave off his advances and escape with her severely
wounded husband to safety.
- Confederate Ironclad (1912)
- DVD 164, disc 1
During the US civil war, Elinor, a pretty northern girl, comes
south to visit her aunt. Little does anyone know, but she's a spy.
Lt. Yancey, who's close to being engaged to the fetching and
resourceful Rose, is gallant enough to show the Yankee guest
around, including a walk down a hidden creek where a gunboat is
built and awaits powder. Elinor sends this intelligence north, and
the Blue Coats attack. Rose and Yancey have one chance to save the
day: to bring a train of gun powder to the Confederate Ironclad so
that she can fight back. Will they make it?
- The Married Virgin (1919)
- DVD 824
A villainous count seduces a wealthy businessman's wife, tries to
extort blackmail from her husband and agrees to stay silent in
return for the hand in marriage of the couple's daughter.
- Origins of Film, America's First Women Film
- DVD 1039 disc 3
America's first women film makers: Alice Guy-BlachÃ© and Lois
- Stella Maris (1918)
- VC 7774
Stella Maris, paralyzed from birth, has been tenderly shielded from
all the sordidness and misery of life. Her serene dream world comes
to an end, however, when an operation cures her of her
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