1900's films I have seen

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1.
The Enchanted Drawing (1900 Short Film)
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A cartoonist defies reality when he draws objects that become three-dimensional after he lifts them off his sketch pad. (2 mins.)
 
2.
The Mystic Swing (1900 Short Film)
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The professor shows his power to Mephisto by mysteriously placing a young lady in a swing. Mephisto... (1 mins.)
Director: Edwin S. Porter
 
3.
The Magician (1900 Short Film)
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The scene opens on a theatrical stage. The magician enters from the wings, and making a bow to the audience... (1 mins.)
Director: Edwin S. Porter
 
4.
Searching Ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for Dead Bodies (1900 Documentary)
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This shows the heart of the tremendous drifts in the east end of Galveston. Hundreds of bodies are concealed in these immense masses... (1 mins.)
Director: Albert E. Smith
 
5.
Faust and Marguerite (1900 Short Film)
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Marguerite is seated before the fireplace, Faust standing by her side. Mephistopheles enters and offers his sword to Faust...
Director: Edwin S. Porter
 
6.
Scrooge; or Marley's Ghost (1901 Short Film)
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It's Christmas Eve. The miser Scrooge and his assistant Bob Cratchit finish their work in the office and go home... (11 mins.)
Director: Walter R. Booth
 
7.
The Devil and the Statue (1901 Short Film)
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A magnificent Venetian oratory. On the left a large bay window through which may be seen the Grand Canal of the city of Venice... (2 mins.)
 
8.
Another Job for the Undertaker (1901 Short Film)
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Shows a bedroom in a hotel. On the wall of the room is a conspicuous sign "Don't blow out the gas." A hayseed enters the room... (2 mins.)
Director: Edwin S. Porter
 
9.
A Trip to the Moon (1902 Short Film)
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A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the Moon. (13 mins.)
 
10.
Dancing Skeleton (1902 Short Film)
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A large grinning skeleton is seen getting up from a chair on which it has been seated, walk to the center...
 
11.
Fairyland: A Kingdom of Fairies (1903 Short Film)
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At the royal court, a prince is presenting the princess whom he is pledged to marry, when a witch suddenly appears... (16 mins.)
 
12.
Alice in Wonderland (1903 Short Film)
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Alice dozes in a garden, awakened by a dithering white rabbit in waistcoat with pocket watch. She follows... (8 mins.)
 
13.
The Great Train Robbery (1903 Short Film)
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A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels. (11 mins.)
 
14.
Mary Jane's Mishap (1903 Short Film)
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Smith casts his wife as a sluttish housewife who is mutilated by lighting her oven with paraffin. (4 mins.)
 
15.
The Monster (1903 Short Film)
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An Egyptian prince has lost his beloved wife and he has sought a dervish who dwells at the base of the sphinx... (2 mins.)
 
16.
The Gay Shoe Clerk (1903 Short Film)
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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. (1 mins.)
 
17.
An Impossible Voyage (1904 Short Film)
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Using every known means of transportation, several savants from the Geographic Society undertake a journey... (24 mins.)
 
18.
The Living Playing Cards (1904 Short Film)
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A bearded magician holds up a large playing card and makes it larger. He tears up a card of a queen... (3 mins.)
 
19.
The Black Imp (1905 Short Film)
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A traveler at an inn is harassed by a mischievous devil in his room. (4 mins.)
 
20.
Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1906 Short Film)
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The fiend faces the spectacular mind-bending consequences of his free-wheeling rarebit binge. (7 mins.)
Stars: Jack Brawn
 
21.
The Haunted House (1906 Short Film)
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Three friends go on a trip and decided to rest at an abandoned house. Everything seems pretty normal until really weird things start to happen. (6 mins.)
 
22.
Satan at Play (1907 Short Film)
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In an unnamed place, his majesty Satan is bored. Despite his servants exertions, nothing can be found to cheer him up. (9 mins.)
 
23.
The Eclipse: Courtship of the Sun and Moon (1907 Short Film)
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An astronomer of age, wealth, and erudition conducts classes in his home. His students are not always respectful... (9 mins.)
 
24.
A Narrow Escape (1908 Short Film)
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Two criminals lure a doctor away from his home with a phony note about a child's illness. After the doctor rushes off... (6 mins.)
 
25.
A Fantasy (1908 Short Film)
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The first all-animated film in history, a series of scenes without much narrative structure, but morphing into each other. (2 mins.)
Director: Émile Cohl
 
26.
The House of Ghosts (1908 Short Film)
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A group of travelers go into a house for protection. Little do they know, it is filled with ghosts who make unusual things happen to them.
 
27.
Scullion's Dream (1908 Short Film)
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The view is that of the interior of a kitchen where, under the watchful eyes of the chef, the scullions...
 
28.
The Thieving Hand (1908 Short Film)
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A one-armed man obtains an artificial limb. The man cannot control his new arm, which steals from passers-by. (5 mins.)
 
29.
Affairs of Hearts (1909 Short Film)
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A near-abstract animation telling a simple romantic story through drawings almost entirely composed of heart shapes. (4 mins.)
Director: Émile Cohl