The Adventures of Billy (1911)

  |  Drama, Short


The Adventures of Billy (1911) Poster

Billy witnesses two tramps accidentally kill someone during a robbery. The tramps lock him up and decide that he must be killed, too.


5.7/10
63

Photos


See all photos

Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


11 May 2016 | deickemeyer
The picture seemed "manufactured"
This film pictures the influences that surround such a waif as Billy, a newsboy. To be effective, such a picture must ring true. To the reviewer the picture seemed "manufactured" so as to be dramatic and effective, but a policeman who saw it was asked for an opinion and he said, "It's the best film I ever saw. That boy was sharp and I think the dog was fine, too" Billy saw the yegg tramps kill a man for his purse. They intended only to stun him. It became necessary to get Billy out of the way and he is saved by a clever bulldog, who brings help. Yet the picture doesn't give the full and powerful effect that absolute truth would have given. It is, however, a very good story. - The Moving Picture World, November 4, 1911

More Like This

Enoch Arden

Enoch Arden

Enoch Arden: Part I

Enoch Arden: Part I

Enoch Arden: Part II

Enoch Arden: Part II

What the Daisy Said

What the Daisy Said

Did You Know?

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Drama | Short

What TV Shows Have Been Renewed or Canceled?

It's great news for fans of The CW as "Batwoman," "Riverdale," "The Flash," and more are coming back for additional seasons. Did your favorites make the cut?

Find out the fates of your favorite shows

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com