Aerial Anarchists


Aerial Anarchists

Infobox Film
name = Aerial Anarchists
director = Walter Booth
producer = Charles Urban
distributor = Kineto Film
released = October 19 1911
runtime = 15 minutes
country = UK
language = Silent film
English intertitles
imdb_id = 0211903

"Aerial Anarchists" is a 1911 science fiction film directed by Walter Booth.

It is the third and final film in Booth's science fiction series seeking to present a picture of futuristic aerial warfare. It followed on from "Aerial Torpedo" and "Aerial Submarine" and is the first real science fiction series made in the United Kingdom. The story focuses on an attack against London by a fleet of airships from an unknown country.

It has been suggested by sources including www.silentsf.com that this film is based upon the E. Douglas Fawcett novel Hartmann the Anarchist

Plot

There is currently no known surviving footage of this film and all information is based upon the original catalog synopsis. The film contains scenes of a bombing and its aftermath throughout London and features prominently the bombing of St. Paul's Cathedral and a railway disaster in which a train is seen to leap into a chasm.

References

* Wingrove, David. Science Fiction Film Source Book (Longman Group Limited, 1985)
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0211903/combined The Internet Movie Database]
* [http://www.eofftv.com/a/aer/aerial_anarchists_main.htm EOFFTV]
* [http://www.silentsf.com/essay/aerialanarchists.html Silentsf.com plot summary]


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