Over Niagara Falls
100 years ago today, Over Niagara Falls was playing at the Palmetto Theatre in Anderson, South Carolina.
The text on the right of the ad reads: WITNESS:1 The wreck of a big automobile by a fast running freight train.
2. The trip over the falls in a barrel which contains the heroine
3.The plunge of the villain headforemost in the falls and his death in the whirlpool below.
IMDB page for Over Niagara Falls: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0004447/
According to the Progressive Silent Film List, Over Niagara Falls is lost. http://www.silentera.com/PSFL/data/O/OverNiagaraFalls1914.html
For more information about the Palmetto Theatre, check out http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/14860
For more information about the Media History Digital Library, which enabled me to find these images, check out http://mediahistoryproject.org/