Sunday, December 16, 2012

The European Rest Cure - 1904

Country: United States
Language: English
Director: Edwin S. Porter
Stars: Joseph Hart
Release Date: September 1904 (USA)
Production Co: Edison Manufacturing Company
Runtime: 17 min (16 fps)
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Genres: Comedy | Short
An American tourist has a terrible ordeal on his European vacation. An American going to Europe for a rest cure says good-bye to his family, then boards a ship that heads out to sea, where it runs into some rough weather. When they reach Ireland, the man has a mishap, and then in Paris he gets involved in a fracas. As he continues on to his other stops, things continue to get even less restful.
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