Sunday, September 9, 2012

Getting Evidence - 1906

Country: United States
Language: English
Director: Edwin S. Porter
Stars: Paul Panzer
Release Date: October 1906 (USA)
Also known as: Getting Evidence, Showing the Trials and Tribulations of a Private Detective (USA - long title)
Filming Locations: Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA; New York City, New York, USA
Production Co: Edison Manufacturing Company
Runtime: 14 min
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Plot Keywords: Cuckold
Genres: Short | Comedy
A jealous husband arrives in the office of Hawkshaw, a private detective. The husband is certain that his wife is being unfaithful, and he wants the detective to produce photographic evidence. The detective tails the wife, and thinks he has caught her, but a sudden mishap prevents him from getting a photo. Despite this and further setbacks, the dedicated detective presses on, determined to fulfill his assignment.
Featured in Edison: The Invention of the Movies (2005) (Video). The entire film is included on the DVD

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