Best Documentary Movies of 1918
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This film was never released for the general public. It was hidden in Chaplin's private vaults for forty years until he included some parts of it in his compilation 'The Chaplin Revue' in 1959.
A depiction of an egret mother feeding her babies.
Allied Offensive, July 1918
Silent film of U.S. aircraft downing a German plane, plus a vaudeville show and more.
Battle Front in Britain
From growing potatoes in Green Park, London, to transforming rabbit crates into seed boxes – just a couple of the many ingenious ways of supporting the war effort which are covered in this film from the Ministry of Information.
Cannibals of the South Seas
First of many films by the husband/wife team of Martin and Osa Johnson, originally backed by George Eastman.