Anna, played by Renée Carl, goes from being a dance hall girl to devoting herself to caring for the sick and eventually running the establishment, helping the less fortunate. Word gets out of her past, as a dance hall girl, and everyone casts her aside and pushes her out of the charity that she runs.
It is not surprising that the earliest feature length Italian film is based on one of Dante's Poems, Inferno. Not only was Dante a catalyst for Italian language, but Inferno, the poem, itself is a great source for a visual piece of entertainment. Inferno is a story that lends itself well to techniques only possible
Winsor McCay, the famous cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald, presents his idea of drawing pictures in a way that will make them move. All he has to do is make four thousand pen drawings, and he will accomplish this in a months time. His creation becomes one of the earliest animated films. The premise is