The 1910's were a lot different from today, but in some ways they were the same. There were lots of inventions being created back then, wars, and other occurrences. One of the similarities was people could just sit down and read anytime they wanted to just like today. Their books were quite different from what they are today though. Some of the most popular best selling books were: 1910: (fiction) The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay, The Wild Olive by Basil King, The Window at the White Cat by Mary Rinehart, Molly-Make Believe by Eleanor Abbott 1911:(fiction) The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland, The Long Roll by Mary Johnston, The Harvester by Gene Porter, TheWinning of Barbra Worth by Harold Wright 1912:(fiction) The Street Called Straight by Basil King, The Melting of Molly by Maria Daviess, The Net by Rex Beach, The Justand The Unjust by Vaughan Jester, and more. 1913: The Judgment House by Sir Gilbert Parker, Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Pollyanna by Eleanor Porter, The NewFreedom by Woodrow Wilson, and many more. 1914: The Eyes Of the World by Harold Bell Wright, The Salamander by Owen Johnston, Inside the Cup by Winston Churchill, The Devil's Garden by W.B. Maxwell, The Fortunate Youth by William J. Lockie, etc. 1915: A Far Country by Winston Churchill, The Harbor by Ernest Poole, The Turmoil by Booth Tarkington, Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor Porter, and more. 1916: Seventeen by Booth Tarkington, Mr. Brittling Sees it Through by H.G.Wells, Bars of Iron by Ethel M. Dell, Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman, The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster, The Heart of Rachel by Kathleen Norris, and others 1917: The Light in the Clearing by Ivering Bacheller, The Red Planet by William J. Lookie, Wildfire by Zane Grey, The Road to Understanding by Eleanor Porter, In the Wilderness by Robert Hitchens, and Laugh and Live by Douglas Fairbanks. 1918: The Tree Of Heaven by May Sinclair, Greatheart by Ethel Dell, The Mayor by Ralph Connor, A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton Porter, and With the Colors by Everard J. Appleton. 1919: The Four Horsemen of the Apocolapse by V. Balsco Ibanez, The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey,The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor, The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad, and The Years Between by Rudyard Kipling.
Popular Featured Films
Many people like to just sit down and watch movie or something when they're bored. In the 1910s movies were starting to come out, some horror films, romance, westerns, and drama. Many films from the 10s have been improved and reformed, there have been sequels and continuous modifying of films throughout time. Not all the movies that were popular back then are listed below, they are just some of many.
1910: Frankenstein produced by Thomas Edison, the problem was it was only a 15-minute long film. It was the first Frankenstein movie to ever come out, plus it is also the first horror film. 1911: The Tale of Two Cities, it was made in the US and directed by William Humphrey, starred Florence Turner, John Bunny, Norma Talmadge, Maurice Costello, and William Humphrey. Romeo and Juliet, directed by Barry O'Neil and was made in the USA it's genres were drama and romance, starred George Lessey, Julia M. Taylor, Mrs. George Walters, David Andrada, and Robert Halt. Little Nemo, directed by Winsor McCay and J. Stuart Blackton, starred John Bunny, Winsor McCay, and George McManus, made in the USA, 1912: The Land Beyond The Sunset, directed by Dorothy G. Shore starred Martin Fuller, Mrs. William Bechtel, Walter Edwin, and Ethel Jewett(created in the USA). An Unseen Enemy, directed by D.W.Griffith, starred Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Elmer Booth, Robert Harron and Harry Carey. 1913: The Gangsters, directed by Henry Lehrman, made in the USA, starred Roscoe "fatty" Arbuckle, Nick Cogley, Fred Mace, Hank Mann, and Ford Sterling. The Mothering Heart, directed by D.W.Griffith, starred Walter Miller, Lillian Gish, Kate Bruce, Viola Barry, and Charles West. 1914: Judith of Bethulia starred Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall, and Mae Marsh, directed by D.W.Griffeth. In The Land of the Head Hunters, made in the USA and directed by Edward Curtis, starred Maggie Frank. Neptune's Daughter, directed by Herbert Brenon, starred Annette Kellerman, William E. Shay, William Welsh, Leah Baird, and Mrs. Allen Walker. 1915: The Italian, directed by Reginald Barker, starred George Beban, J. Frank Burke, and Clara Williams. The Raven, made in the US, directed by Charles Brabin, starring Henry B. Walthall, Warda Howard, Ernest Maupain, Eleanor Thompson, and Marian Skinner. 1916: Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout all the Ages starred Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, and F.A. Turner. The Fireman, directed by Charles Chaplin, starring Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Eric Campbell, and Leo White. 1917: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm starred Mary Pickford, Eugene O'Brien, and Helen Jerome Eddy. The Gun Fighter, directed by William S. Hart, starring William S. Hart, Margery Wilson, Roy Laidlaw, Joseph J. Dowling, and Milton Ross. 1918: Mickey starred Mabel Normand, George Nichols, and Wheeler Oakman. Shifting Sands starred Gloria Swanson, Joe King, and Harvey Clark. Stella Marisstarred Mary Pickford, Ida Waterman, and Herbert Standing. 1919: Broken Blossoms starred Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, and Donald Crisp.Daddy- Long- Legs starred Mary Pickford, Milla Davenport, and Percy
Haswell. Don't Change Your Husband starred Elliot Dexter, Gloria Swanson, and Lew Cody. For Better, For Worse starred Elliot Dexter, Tom Forman, and Gloria Swanson.