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The Books of the Century | 1903

Fiction Bestsellers

1. Mary Johnston, To Have and To Hold
2. Mary Cholmondeley, Red Pottage
3. Robert Grant, Unleavened Bread
4. James Lane Allen, The Reign of Law… 89 more words

Faust and Mephistopheles (1903)

Small aside: This is the 500th post I have written on this blog, according to WordPress. I never expected to make 500 in just over two years! 545 more words

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How Monsieur Takes His Bath (1903)

Alternate Title: Comment Monsieur prend son ban

This is a short trick film from Alice Guy, using techniques pioneered by Georges Méliès to have some fun at the expense of its main character. 269 more words

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#2 The Great Train Robbery (1903)

Behold! One of the first action and western films! Done by Edwin S. Porter. This film was a first for a lot of things. 269 more words

Movie

April 1, 1903: The Tenor Nose

Fabrio Abruzzi was born in a village near Milan in 1883. The Abruzzi family was quite poor with Fabrio’s father cobbling together their existence as a shoemaker. 11 more words

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The impact of the Boer War; opposition to Conservative legislation

The impact of the Boer War 

Summary
In the short term, the Boer War benefited the Conservatives, in the longer term it contributed to their defeat in 1906.Helped the Conservatives to win an impressive electoral victory- partly because of patriotic support for the government and also because the war split the Liberal Party. 907 more words

History

The Great Train Robbery (1903)

This movie, along with A Trip to the Moon, are the two earliest films on the 1001 List and are the only films that come before the Griffith era, when Birth of a Nation radically redefined the medium of film and set the rules for what a movie would look like. 834 more words

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