Shorts 1900

All short movies I have seen from 1900 ranked from best to worst
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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 One-Man Band (1900 Short Film)
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A band-leader assembles an orchestra by mystifying means. (2 mins.)
 
3.
Going to Bed Under Difficulties (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A traveler puts up at an inn. He hangs his overcoat and hat upon a peg in his room, but he finds, instantly... (2 mins.)
 
4.
The Delights of Automobiling (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
This is altogether a remarkable picture and of very fine photographic value. It shows a picturesque country road... (1 mins.)
 
5.
The Magic Book (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
When this picture opens, you see a large book mounted on an easel. An old student is seen poring over old manuscripts when he advances toward the book... (3 mins.)
 
6.
The Triple Conjurer and the Living Head (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A man comes onto the stage through the fireplace, divides himself, and sits on stools on either side of a table... (1 mins.)
 
7.
Joan of Arc (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A divinely inspired peasant woman becomes an army captain for France and then is martyred after she is captured. (10 mins.)
 
8.
Grandma's Reading Glass (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A boy looks through glasses at various objects, seen magnified. (2 mins.)
 
9.
How It Feels to Be Run Over (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
As the camera looks down an open road, a horse and carriage approaches, and passes by to one side of the field of view... (1 mins.)
 
10.
Oh! What a Night; or, The Sultan's Dream (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The picture opens with the Sultan lying down to rest on his luxurious cushioned couch. The scene changes to the grounds around the palace... (3 mins.)
 
11.
How He Missed His Train (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A man wishing to catch a train, and having left himself none too much time to do so, rises from his couch and proceeds to don his garments... (1 mins.)
 
12.
The Cook's Revenge (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Showing the interior of a kitchen, with the cook trying to embrance and kiss the maid, who drops the... (1 mins.)
 
13.
Addition and Subtraction (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A man attempts to sit on a stool, only to find a woman has magically appear to steal his place. This happens again and again. Soon, more amazing transformations occur. (1 mins.)
 
14.
The Professor and His Field Glass (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
An elderly gentleman in a silk hat sits on a stool in front of a store on the main street of town. He... (1 mins.)
 
15.
The Wizard, the Prince and the Good Fairy (1900 Short Film)
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(2 mins.)
 
16.
Let Me Dream Again (1900 Short Film)
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A man dreams he is flirting with an attractive young lady, then he wakes up in bed next to his wife. (1 mins.)
 
17.
Ladies' Skirts Nailed to a Fence (1899 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Two women in long skirts, wearing hats, and carrying umbrellas, gossip beside a fence. Two men on the... (1 mins.)
 
18.
Sherlock Holmes Baffled (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Sherlock Holmes enters his drawing room to find it being burgled, but on confronting the villain is surprised when the latter disappears...
Director: Arthur Marvin
Stars: Anonymous
 
19.
Uncle Josh's Nightmare (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Poor Uncle Josh is trying to get to sleep, but being constantly bedeviled by a fellow in red long underwear with horns... (2 mins.)
Director: Edwin S. Porter
 
20.
Spanish Bullfight (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
With a crowded arena in the background, a stationary camera records a bull charging a picador astride his horse... (1 mins.)
 
21.
The Kiss (1900 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Nothing new, but an old thing done over again and done well. Some one has attempted to describe a kiss... (1 mins.)
Director: Edwin S. Porter
Stars: Fred Ott
 
22.
Rough Sea (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
The camera is positioned so that it looks out to sea on a day when the waters are rough and the waves are high... (1 mins.)
 
23.
Uncle Josh in a Spooky Hotel (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Another adventure involving the recurring character from silent era Uncle Josh, one of the first characters to have film sequels of his own... (1 mins.)
Director: Edwin S. Porter
 
24.
Faust and Marguerite (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Marguerite is seated before the fireplace, Faust standing by her side. Mephistopheles enters and offers his sword to Faust...
Director: Edwin S. Porter
 
25.
Attack on a China Mission (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The titles tell us this film is based on an incident in the Boxer Rebellion. A man tries to defend a woman and a large house against Chinese attackers... (4 mins.)