The Son of the Shunammite (1911)


The Son of the Shunammite Poster
Original Title: Le fils de la Sunamite
Type: Short
Genre: Short, Drama
Release Date: Jun 1911 (France)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
None
Rated: n/A
Director: 
Louis Feuillade
Stars: 
Renée Carl, Luitz-Morat, Léonce Perret  »




Description

The woman of Shunem provides comforts for Elisha. The prophet seeks what good he may do for her. He prophesies the birth of a son. The child is born. When the child is grown he dies. Elisha restores the child to life. Scenes: 1. The...




Plot

The woman of Shunem provides comforts for Elisha. The prophet seeks what good he may do for her. He prophesies the birth of a son. The child is born. When the child is grown he dies. Elisha restores the child to life. Scenes: 1. The Shunammite and her aged husband. 2. Elisha, the prophet, on a visit to Shunem, meets the woman, who gives him shelter and food. 3. And Elisha sends Gehazi, his servant, to learn what he can do to repay the woman for her kindness. 4. Gehazi reports that the woman prays for a child. And Elisha prophesies that a son will be born to them. 5. And according to Elisha's prophesy a son is born. He prospers for ten years. While visiting his father in the fields the child is overcome by the heat. 6. He is taken to his mother and dies in her arms. 7. The mother places him upon the bed of Elisha, the prophet, and leaves him there. 8. Seeking out the prophet she vows she will not leave him until he restores her child. 9. Elisha prays for the restoration of life to the boy. 10. And the child is restored. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    Le fils de la Salamite (France)
    The Son of the Shunammite (United States)

  • Company

    Société des Etablissements L. Gaumont

  • Country

    France





  • Details (Technical)

  • Aspect Ratio

    1.33 : 1

  • Color

    Black and White

  • Sound Mix

    Silent