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A Higher Thought (1912) Online

A Higher Thought (1912) Online
Original Title :
A Higher Thought
Genre :
Movie / Short / Comedy / Drama
Year :
1912
Directror :
David Miles
Cast :
Herbert Prior,Mabel Trunnelle
Type :
Movie
Rating :
6.5/10

Four lovers go from the hotel into the woods to picnic. A poet who always carries a bouquet, stops to speak to them on the beauties of nature. He notes with horror that there is meat in ... See full summary

A Higher Thought (1912) Online

Four lovers go from the hotel into the woods to picnic. A poet who always carries a bouquet, stops to speak to them on the beauties of nature. He notes with horror that there is meat in their picnic feast of which they are about to partake. He holds up a bunch of bananas and goes into ecstasies over the beautiful fruits of nature. The girls are converted and remove the meat, but the men slyly recover it while the girls follow the departing poet with looks of rapture. The following day the girls desert their lovers for the poet, who reads poetry to them. They become devotees of the higher thought. The men feel left out in the cold and their mutual friend, Helen, find them the picture of despair. She suggests a rival cult as a countermove, and instructs them in the art. The plot is successful and the girls' anger and jealousy is aroused. The poet falls in love with Helen, but is at first repulsed, his bouquet being thrown in his face. He renounces his fads, tears up his poems, cuts his ... {locallinks-homepage}
Cast overview:
Herbert Prior Herbert Prior - The Poet
Mabel Trunnelle Mabel Trunnelle - Helen