The Firing of the Patchwork Quilt
(Vitagraph Company of America, 1911)
When the trestle her son's train is about to cross is struck by lightning, a mother must find some way to warn him of the danger ahead.
Also known as Firing the Patchwork Quilt, A Mother's Devotion, and The Patchwork Quilt.
- An original, scene-specific piano score compiled from period appropriate photoplay music.
- Color tinted throughout.
- Stream online or download MP4
This film is also available as part of the following video collections and DVDs:
The Juggernaut Collection
This collection features two reconstruction of Vitagraph's thrilling railroad drama The Juggernaut, three alternate endings, and related bonus shorts.
- The Juggernaut (Vitagraph, 1915)
- The Juggernaut (Alternate Cut) (Vitagraph, 1915)
- The Juggernaut Alternate Endings (Vitagraph, 1915)
- The Firing of the Patchwork Quilt (Vitagraph, 1911)
- A Railroad Smashup (Edison, 1904)
- The Black Diamond Express (Edison, 1896)
- Southern Pacific Overland Mail (Edison, 1897)
- Empire State Express (Biograph, 1901)