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by mymovieslists | created - 10 Mar 2012 | updated - 15 Jan 2015 | Public

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1. Awakening of Rip (1896)

Not Rated | | Drama, Short

4.5
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A series of short black and white films from director William K.L. Dickson which chronicle the adventures of Rip Van Winkle.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Joseph Jefferson

Votes: 394

2. Eye Myth (1967)

1 min | Short

6.1
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After the title, a white screen gives way to a series of frames suggestive of abstract art, usually with one or two colors dominating and rapid change in the images. Two figures emerge from... See full summary »

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 782

3. Newark Athlete (1891)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short

4.9
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An athlete swings Indian clubs.

Director: William K.L. Dickson

Votes: 1,130

4. Dickson Experimental Sound Film (1894)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short

6.8
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The sound has been found in the form of an old Edisonian recording cylinder. The cylinder was repaired, then Walter Murch ACE MPSE synced the film to the correct music in (I believe) 2002. Total running time is approximately 17 seconds.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: William K.L. Dickson

Votes: 1,595

5. Exit of Rip and the Dwarf (1896)

Not Rated | 1 min | Drama, Short

4.5
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A series of short black and white films from director William K.L. Dickson which chronicle the adventures of Rip Van Winkle.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Joseph Jefferson

Votes: 360

6. Rip Meeting the Dwarf (1896)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Fantasy

4.6
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Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Joseph Jefferson

Votes: 362

7. Rip Passing Over the Mountain (1896)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Fantasy

4.5
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A series of short black and white films from director William K.L. Dickson which chronicle the adventures of Rip Van Winkle.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Joseph Jefferson

Votes: 364

8. Rip's Toast (1896)

Not Rated | 1 min | Drama, Short

4.5
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"Here the celebrated actor Joseph Jefferson is shown giving his famous toast. Mr. Jefferson's features distinctly show on this picture that by watching the motion of his lips one could ... See full summary »

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Joseph Jefferson

Votes: 373

9. Rip's Toast to Hudson (1896)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Fantasy

4.6
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A series of short black and white films from director William K.L. Dickson which chronicle the adventures of Rip Van Winkle.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Joseph Jefferson

Votes: 358

10. Rip's Twenty Years' Sleep (1896)

Not Rated | | Drama, Short

4.5
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A series of short black and white films from director William K.L. Dickson which chronicle the adventures of Rip Van Winkle.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Joseph Jefferson

Votes: 371

11. Night Music (1986)

1 min | Short

6.1
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An experimental short film of flashing images made by Stan Brakhage.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 674

12. Mr. Edison at Work in His Chemical Laboratory (1897)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short

5.1
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"This film is remarkable in several respects. In the first place, it is full life-size. Secondly, it is the only accurate recent portrait of the great inventor. The scene is an actual one, ... See full summary »

Director: James H. White | Star: Thomas A. Edison

Votes: 509

13. A Computer Animated Hand (1972)

1 min | Animation, Short

6.2
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Displays the hand turning, opening and closing, pointing at the viewer, and flexing its fingers, ending with a shot that seemingly travels up inside the hand.

Director: Ed Catmull

Votes: 310

14. Annabelle Serpentine Dance (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Annabelle (Whitford) Moore performs one of her popular dance routines. She uses her dance steps and her long, flowing skirts to create a variety of visual patterns.

Directors: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise | Star: Annabelle Moore

Votes: 1,588

15. Blacksmith Scene (1893)

Unrated | 1 min | Short

6.2
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Three men hammer on an anvil and pass a bottle of beer around.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Stars: Charles Kayser, John Ott

Votes: 1,621

16. Circular Panorama of Electric Tower (1901)

1 min | Documentary, Short

5.4
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A most interesting picture at the Pan-American Exposition. The picture was taken from the north side of the Electric Tower. It presents the most perfect and diversified views of the ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin S. Porter

Votes: 326

17. Démolition d'un mur (1896)

1 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Auguste Lumière directs four workers in the demolition of an old wall at the Lumière factory. One worker is pressing the wall inwards with a jackscrew, while another is pushing it with a ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Lumière | Star: Auguste Lumière

Votes: 1,818

18. Electrocuting an Elephant (1903)

1 min | Documentary, Short, Horror

3.1
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The execution of Topsy, a female elephant, in a publicity stunt advertising the opening of Luna Park on Coney Island. Topsy was originally owned by Forepaugh Circus where she killed a ... See full summary »

Star: Topsy

Votes: 1,197

19. The Conjuring of a Woman at the House of Robert Houdin (1896)

1 min | Short, Horror

6.3
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As an elegant maestro of mirage and delusion drapes his beautiful female assistant with a gauzy textile, much to our amazement, the lady vanishes into thin air.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Jehanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,108

20. La fée aux choux (1896)

1 min | Short, Family, Fantasy

5.2
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The first film directed by a female director, "The Cabbage Fairy" presents a brief fantasy tale involving a strange fairy who can produce and deliver babies coming out of cabbages. Gently ... See full summary »

Director: Alice Guy | Stars: Alice Guy, Germaine Serand, Yvonne Serand

Votes: 714

21. Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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A man opens the big gates to the Lumière factory. Through the gateway and a smaller doorway beside it, workers are streaming out, turning either left or right. Most of them are women in ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Lumière

Votes: 4,850

22. The Arrival of a Train (1896)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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A train arrives at La Ciotat station.

Directors: Auguste Lumière, Louis Lumière

Votes: 8,014

23. Tables Turned on the Gardener (1895)

1 min | Comedy, Short

7.2
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A gardener is watering his flowers, when a mischievous boy sneaks up behind his back, and puts a foot on the water hose. The gardener is surprised, and looks into the nozzle to find out why... See full summary »

Director: Louis Lumière | Stars: François Clerc, Benoît Duval

Votes: 3,509

24. Let's All Go to the Lobby (1957)

1 min | Short, Animation, Musical

6.6
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An animated chorus line of treats dances down a theater aisle while singing a jingle that encourages the audience to visit the concession stand.

Votes: 520

25. Mickey Mouse in Vietnam (1969)

1 min | Animation, Short, War

6.1
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It features the Disney character Mickey Mouse being shipped to Vietnam during the war. Moments after arriving, he is shot dead.

Director: Lee Savage

Votes: 337

26. Pan-American Exposition by Night (1901)

1 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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A great feature of the Pan-American Exposition, as unanimously conceded by all visitors, was the electric illumination of the Exposition grounds at night. After a great deal of ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin S. Porter

Votes: 410

27. Pan 0 (1974)

1 min | Short

4.2
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An experimental short film from the Pan series made by Hollis Frampton.

Director: Hollis Frampton

Votes: 234

28. Pan 1 (1974)

1 min | Short

4.1
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An experimental short film from the Pan series made by Hollis Frampton.

Director: Hollis Frampton

Votes: 233

29. Pan 3 (1974)

1 min | Short

4.7
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An experimental short film from the Pan series made by Hollis Frampton.

Director: Hollis Frampton

Votes: 231

30. Pan 4 (1974)

1 min | Short

4.7
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An experimental short film from the Pan series made by Hollis Frampton.

Director: Hollis Frampton

Votes: 207

31. Pan 697 (1974)

1 min | Short

4.1
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An experimental short film from the Pan series made by Hollis Frampton.

Director: Hollis Frampton

Votes: 144

32. Pan 698 (1974)

1 min | Short

4.3
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An experimental short film from the Pan series made by Hollis Frampton.

Director: Hollis Frampton

Votes: 163

33. Pan 699 (1974)

1 min | Short

3.9
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An experimental short film from the Pan series made by Hollis Frampton.

Director: Hollis Frampton

Votes: 145

34. Pan 700 (1974)

1 min | Short

5.2
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An experimental short film from the Pan series made by Hollis Frampton.

Director: Hollis Frampton

Votes: 146

35. Per Aspera Ad Astra (1969)

1 min | Animation, Short

4.6
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A short animated film in which an old man struggles to get off a toilet.

Director: Nedeljko Dragic

Votes: 159

36. President McKinley Taking the Oath (1901)

1 min | Documentary, Short, News

4.4
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Short film which documents William McKinley's presidential inauguration.

Stars: William McKinley, Joseph Garney Cannon, John Dalzell, George Dewey

Votes: 385

37. Rage Net (1988)

1 min | Short

6.0
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An experimental short film of flashing images made by Stan Brakhage.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 592

38. Baby's Dinner (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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As part of a maiden public film screening at the Salon Indien, on December 28, in Paris, Auguste Lumière pivots the centre of attention around his baby daughter, as he tries to feed her from a spoon.

Director: Louis Lumière | Stars: Auguste Lumière, Mrs. Auguste Lumiere, Andrée Lumière

Votes: 2,315

39. Schwechater (1958)

1 min | Short

5.3
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A short film originally intended to be a commercial for Schwechater Beer, but along the way it morphed into something completely different.

Director: Peter Kubelka

Votes: 623

40. Terrible Teddy, the Grizzly King (1901)

1 min | Short, Comedy

4.1
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Theodore Roosevelt merrily kills a mountain lion in Colorado while his press agent and photographer record the event for posterity.

Director: Edwin S. Porter

Votes: 336

41. The Gay Shoe Clerk (1903)

Unrated | 1 min | Comedy, Short

5.8
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A woman being fitted for shoes exposes her ankle to the shoe clerk, who is intrigued. He kisses her, but her chaperone hits him with her umbrella.

Director: Edwin S. Porter | Star: Edward Boulden

Votes: 852

42. The Kiss (1896)

1 min | Short, Romance

5.8
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In a medium close-up shot of the first kiss ever recorded on screen, two fervent lovers cuddle and talk passionately at hair's breadth, just before the love-smitten gentleman decides to give his chosen one an innocent peck.

Director: William Heise | Stars: May Irwin, John C. Rice

Votes: 2,409

43. Volite se a ne ratujte (1971)

1 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Zlatko Grgic

44. Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963)

1 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

7.9
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The home movie footage shot by Abraham Zapruder that caught the assassination of the U.S. President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

Director: Abraham Zapruder | Stars: Charles Brehm, Howard Brennan, John Connally, Nellie Connally

Votes: 1,891

45. A Note from Above (1969)

2 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Derek Phillips

46. Adebar (1957)

2 min | Short

4.9
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An early experimental short film produced by Peter Kubelka.

Director: Peter Kubelka

Votes: 544

47. Bambi Meets Godzilla (1974)

Not Rated | 2 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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Bambi is contentedly nibbling the grass, seemingly unaware of his impending encounter with Godzilla. What will happen when the two finally meet?

Director: Marv Newland

Votes: 5,359

48. Chinese Series (2003)

2 min | Short, Biography

4.9
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Stan Brakhage's final film, made shortly before his death by wetting a filmstrip with saliva and using his fingernail to scratch marks into the emulsion.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 342

49. Color Film (1971)

2 min | Short

5.4
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An experimental short in which different color film runs through a projector.

Director: Standish Lawder

Votes: 189

50. Demolishing and Building Up the Star Theatre (1901)

Unrated | 2 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Time-lapse photography is used to show the manual dismantling and demolition of New York's Star Theatre over a period of about 30 days.

Director: Frederick S. Armitage

Votes: 727

51. Der geile Wotan (1971)

2 min | Short, Adult

2.8
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A subversive and experimental film by Otto Muehl.

Director: Otto Muehl

Votes: 182

52. Gus Visser and His Singing Duck (1925)

Not Rated | 2 min | Short, Comedy

5.5
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Gus Visser performs part of his vaudeville act, appearing on the stage holding a white duck. Gus sings the song, "Ma (He's Making Eyes At Me)", and soon the duck begins to accompany him by quacking.

Directors: Theodore Case, Earl I. Sponable | Star: Gus Visser

Votes: 390

53. Persian Series #1 (1999)

2 min | Short

5.4
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An experimental short film from the Persian series made by Stan Brakhage.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 298

54. Persian Series #2 (1999)

2 min | Short

5.8
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An experimental short film from the Persian series made by Stan Brakhage.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 282

55. Persian Series #3 (1999)

2 min | Short

5.7
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An experimental short film from the Persian series made by Stan Brakhage.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 286

56. President McKinley and Escort Going to the Capitol (1901)

2 min | Documentary, Short, News

4.6
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Short film which documents President McKinley's escort to the Capitol building.

Stars: George Dewey, John Davis Long, William McKinley, Nelson Appleton Miles

Votes: 324

57. The Great Society (1967)

2 min | Short

5.4
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An experimental short film displaying various commercial products while the Battle Hymn of the Republic is heard.

Director: Fred Mogubgub

Votes: 173

58. Uncle Josh at the Moving Picture Show (1902)

Not Rated | 2 min | Comedy, Short

5.5
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Country rube thinks what he sees on the movie screen is real. He jumps out of his seat to try to stop a kissing scene.

Director: Edwin S. Porter | Star: Charles Manley

Votes: 549

59. A Man and His Dog Out for Air (1957)

3 min | Animation, Short

5.1
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While birds can be heard singing a shrill song, lines crisscross wildly as if they aimed to form shapes. Their efforts seem hopeless until the very end when, at long last, they manage to ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Breer

Votes: 269

60. All My Life (1966)

3 min | Short, Music

5.4
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A 3 minute pan to the left.

Director: Bruce Baillie | Star: Ella Fitzgerald

Votes: 509

61. Bez Naslova (1964)

3 min | Animation, Short

5.5
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A political satire in which an animated man with a drum is waiting for his cue.

Director: Borivoj Dovnikovic-Bordo

Votes: 131

62. Black and White Burlesque (1960)

3 min | Short

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Director: Richard Preston

63. Black Ice (1994)

3 min | Short

6.5
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A lateral descent through the midnight blues and blacks of ice and the refracted colors from absorbed oils.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 817

64. Blazes (1961)

3 min | Animation, Short

4.9
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Rob Breer blazing the trail.

Director: Robert Breer

Votes: 232

65. Damon the Mower (1972)

3 min | Animation, Short

5.5
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This short uses an experimental form to illustrate a poem by Andrew Marvell.

Director: George Dunning

Votes: 191

66. Dinner (1969)

3 min | Short

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Director: Jean-Paul Vroom

67. Dots (1940)

3 min | Short, Animation

6.3
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An experimental film of dots animated by being drawn directly on filmstock.

Director: Norman McLaren

Votes: 715

68. First Hymn to the Night - Novalis (1994)

3 min | Short

5.2
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A short experimental film which combines shapes and colors with words from the "Hymn to the Night" by Friedrich Philipp Von Hardenberg.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 246

69. Glaze of Cathexis (1990)

3 min | Short

5.8
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An experimental short film by Stan Brakhage which captures various images and light.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 564

70. God is Dog Spelled Backwards (1967)

3 min | Short

6.4
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A short film in which 3,000 years of art are shown in 3 minutes while the score Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is played.

Director: Dan McLaughlin

Votes: 125

71. Jam Session (1942)

3 min | Short, Music

6.4
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Duke Ellington and Orchestra perform 'C Jam Blues'.

Director: Josef Berne | Stars: Duke Ellington, Ray Nance, Rex Stewart, Ben Webster

Votes: 225

72. Kindering (1987)

3 min | Short

5.5
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Refracted images, not unlike those in a funhouse mirror, display two children playing in a backyard, a boy and a girl. There's a dog, a swing, a picket fence, a Big Wheels trike. The grass ... See full summary »

Director: Stan Brakhage | Stars: Iona Bartek, Quay Bartek

Votes: 512

73. Koekoekswals (1955)

3 min | Short

5.1
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An experimental short film derived from photographs taken in the early 1930s.

Director: Emile van Moerkerken

Votes: 149

74. Kustom Kar Kommandos (1970)

3 min | Short, Music

6.4
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A man in tight jeans buffs his car to the strains of "Dream Lover".

Director: Kenneth Anger

Votes: 1,250

75. Love Reinvented (1996– )
Episode: Une nuit ordinaire (1996)

Unrated | 6 min | Drama, Comedy

4.8
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A young French man bicycles across town after an evening out to spend the night with his boyfriend.

Director: Jean-Claude Guiguet | Stars: Philippe Garziano, Thomas Badek, Emmanuel Bolève, Mireille Chandelier

Votes: 188

76. The Magic Lantern (1903)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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In this brief "trick film" two clowns assemble an enormous magic lantern which first projects moving images, then emits dancing girls.

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 501

77. The Music Lover (1903)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Music

6.9
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The leader of a marching band demonstrates an unusual way of writing music.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,414

78. L'homme à la tête en caoutchouc (1901)

3 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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A chemist carries out a bizarre experiment with his own head.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,937

79. Loops (1940)

3 min | Short, Animation

6.3
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An experimental animated short in which images are drawn directly onto the film using a pen.

Director: Norman McLaren

Votes: 357

80. Orange (1971)

3 min | Short

7.0
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Director: Karen Johnson

Votes: 5

81. Rhythmus 21 (1923)

3 min | Animation, Short

5.7
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Black and white rectangular images fade in and out of the screen. Their movement make them sometimes look like they're panning from side to side. Their movement also make the black and ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Richter

Votes: 1,005

82. Spiste horisonter (1950)

4 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

5.7
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An experimental animated short film by Jørgen Roos and surrealist painter Wilhelm Freddie.

Directors: Wilhelm Freddie, Jørgen Roos | Stars: Agnete Christensen, Wilhelm Freddie, Jørgen Roos

Votes: 232

83. Stellar (1993)

3 min | Short

6.4
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Stan Brakhage's artistic view of the cosmos.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 624

84. Study in Color and Black and White (1993)

3 min | Short

5.2
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An experimental short film by Stan Brakhage in which light, black and white, and color images are contrasted.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 463

85. The Dark Tower (1999)

3 min | Short

6.0
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An experimental short film by Stan Brakhage which displays various lights and colors.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 549

86. The Garden of Earthly Delights (1981)

3 min | Short

6.5
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A collage of two-dimensional images of vegetation, each appearing only for a moment, sometimes as a single image, more often with other bits of stem, leaf, bud, or petal. Often we see only ... See full summary »

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 641

87. The Wold Shadow (1972)

3 min | Short

5.6
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A stand of birches. Sunlight brightens and dims, revealing more or less of the woods. A little grass is on the forest floor. Is there a shape in the shadows? Something green is out of focus... See full summary »

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 601

88. UFO's (1972)

Not Rated | 3 min | Animation, Short

5.7
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A colorful abstract computer animated short film created by Ken Knowlton and Lillian F. Schwartz.

Directors: Ken Knowlton, Lillian Schwartz

Votes: 156

89. Yours (1998)

3 min | Animation, Short

5.9
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An animated short film created by the artist Jeff Scher.

Director: Jeffrey Noyes Scher

Votes: 184

90. 15/67: TV (1967)

4 min | Short

3.9
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An experimental film shot in five broken sequences from the window in a café.

Director: Kurt Kren

Votes: 344

91. 6/64: Mama und Papa (Materialaktion Otto Mühl) (1964)

4 min | Short

4.8
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A subversive and experimental film from director Kurt Kren.

Director: Kurt Kren | Star: Otto Muehl

Votes: 253

92. A Romance of the Rail (1903)

4 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

4.8
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An engaged couple, dressed in white, meet each other at a train station. When the train arrives, they get on board, and they enjoy the sights from the platform on the last car. The workers ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin S. Porter | Star: Marie Murray

Votes: 269

93. C'est l'aviron (1944)

4 min | Short, Animation

6.3
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An illustration of a traditional French Canadian song in the form of progressing cutouts and still pictures.

Director: Norman McLaren

Votes: 420

94. Cosmic Ray (1962)

4 min | Short

7.0
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Experimental short uses Ray Charles' "What'd I Say" as accompaniment to constantly shifting collage of female nude, cartoons, and newsreels of atomic bomb explosions.

Director: Bruce Conner

Votes: 455

95. Im Schönsten Wiesengrunde (1969)

4 min | Short

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Director: Peter von Gunten

96. Knick Knack (1989)

G | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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A snow globe snowman wants to join the other travel souvenirs in a hot party, but the glass dome that surrounds him gets in his way, despite all his efforts.

Director: John Lasseter

Votes: 10,693

97. Lightning, Waterfall, Fern, Soup (1969)

4 min | Short

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Director: Shelby Kennedy

98. London to Brighton in Four Minutes (1952 TV Short)

4 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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A short film which documents the 4 minute train ride from London to Brighton.

Votes: 153

99. Love (1964)

4 min | Animation, Short

5.1
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A lovelorn woman obsessively pursues a man wherever he goes.

Director: Yoji Kuri | Stars: H. Mizushima, Kyôko Kishida

Votes: 182

100. Magellan: At the Gates of Death, Part I: The Red Gate I, 0 (1976)

4 min | Short

5.2
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An experimental short film from the Gates of Death series made by Hollis Frampton.

Director: Hollis Frampton

Votes: 155