Dante’s Inferno: The 1911 Silent Movie

When the movie industry was young, moviemakers turned to literary classics to find stories to tell. Even as a silent film, Dante’s Inferno offered plenty of drama to thrill moviegoers, so it was one of the earliest stories filmed.


Dante’s Inferno (1911) – World’s Oldest Surviving Feature-Length Film – Alighieri L’inferno

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