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George Albert Smith (I) (1864–1959)

Along with his better-known French counterpart Georges Méliès George Albert Smith was one of the first filmmakers to explore fictional and fantastic themes, often using surprisingly sophisticated special effects. His background was ideal--an established portrait photographer, he also had a long-standing interest in show business, running a tourist... See full bio »

Died:

(age 95)

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Filmography

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 1911 Man's Best Friend (Documentary short)
 1910 From Bud to Blossom (Documentary short)
 1909 Choosing the Wallpaper (Short)
 1909 Kinemacolor Puzzle (Short)
 1904 The Baby and the Ape (Short)
 1903 Life of a London Bobby (Short)
 1903 Dorothy's Dream (Short)
 1903 John Bull's Hearth (Short)
 1903 The Free Trade Bench (Short)
 1903 Mary Jane's Mishap (Short)
 1903 The Sick Kitten (Short)
 1902 Hilarity on Board Ship (Short)
 1902 At Last! That Awful Tooth (Short)
 1902 That Awful Cigar (Short)
 1902 The Monk's Macaroni Feast (Short)
 1902 The Monk's Ruse for Lunch (Short)
 1902 The Monk in the Studio (Short)
 1902 The March of the Amazons (Short)
 1902 Oh That Collar Button! (Short)
 1902 The Cakewalk (Short)
 1902 Too Much of a Good Thing (Short)
 1901 The Little Doctors (Short)
 1901 In the Green Room (Short)
 1901 A Good Story (Short)
 1901 The Kitten Nursery (Short)
 1901 The Bill Poster's Revenge (Short)
 1901 The Death of Poor Joe (Short) (as G.A. Smith)
 1901 Whiskey Versus Bullets (Short)
 1900 Grandmother's Wolf (Short)
 1900 The Village Choir (Short)
 1900 Where Did You Get It? (Short)
 1900 Grandma's Reading Glass (Short)
 1900 Two Jolly Old Fellows (Short)
 1900 A Bad Cigar (Short)
 1900 Scandal Over the Teacups (Short)
 1900 Snapshotting an Audience (Short)
 1900 The Dull Razor (Short)
 1900 The House That Jack Built (Short)
 1900 The Old Maid's Valentine (Short)
 1900 Let Me Dream Again (Short)
 1900 A Jolly Old Couple (Short)
 1900 The Conjurer (Short)
 1900 The Two Old Sports (Short)
 1900 Two Grinning Yokels (Short)
 1899 Brighton (Documentary short)
 1899/I A Kiss in the Tunnel (Short)
 1899 Dick Whittington (Short)
 1899 Good Stories (Short)
 1899 The Gambler's Wife (Short)
 1899 The Inexhaustible Cab (Short)
 1899 The Sandwiches (Short)
 1899 A Good Joke (Short)
 1899 The Legacy (Short)
 1898 Aladdin (Short)
 1898 Early Fashions on Brighton Pier (Documentary short)
 1898 Faust (Short)
 1898 Girls Bathing (Documentary short)
 1898 Maypole Dance (Documentary short)
 1898/II Phantom Ride (Short)
 1898 The Woman Barber (Short)
 1898 Waves and Spray (Short)
 1898 Ally Sloper (Short)
 1898 Animated Clown Portrait (Short)
 1898 Santa Claus (Short) (as G.A. Smith)
 1898 The Mesmerist (Short)
 1898 Cinderella (Short)
 1898 Faust and Mephistopheles (Short)
 1898 Photographing a Ghost (Short)
 1898 The Baker and the Sweep (Short)
 1898 The Corsican Brothers (Short)
 1898 The Lady Barber (Short)
 1898 A Practical Joke (Short)
 1898 The Runaway Knock (Short)
 1898 Comic Face (Short) (uncredited)
 1897 Brighton Seagoing Electric Car (Documentary short)
 1897 Brighton Seagoing Electric Car No. 2 (Documentary short)
 1897 Football and Cricket (Documentary short)
 1897 Football Game and Scrimmage (Documentary short)
 1897 Hanging Out the Clothes (Short)
 1897 Mohawk Minstrels (Documentary short)
 1897 Passenger Train (Documentary short)
 1897 Pierrot Troupe (Documentary short)
 1897 Portsmouth Express (Documentary short)
 1897 Sailing and Car (Documentary short)
 1897 Sailing Boat (Documentary short)
 1897 Squad with Horizontal Bar (Documentary short)
 1897 Squad with Vaulting Horse (Documentary short)
 1897 The Miller and the Sweep (No. 2) (Documentary short)
 1897/II Trafalgar Day (Documentary short)
 1897 Walking Greasy Pole (Documentary short)
 1897 Westminster (Documentary short)
 1897 Workers Leaving Brighton Railway Station (Documentary short)
 1897 Yachting (Documentary short)
 1897 Making Sausages (Short)
 1897 The Haunted Castle (Short)
 1897 The Sign Writer (Short)
 1897 Tipsy-Topsy-Turvy (Short)
 1897 The X-Ray Fiend (Short)
 1897 Comic Face (Short)
 1897 Comic Shaving (Short)
 1897 Nursing the Baby (Short)
 1897 Weary Willie (Short)
 1897 The Maid in the Garden (Short)
 1897/I The Miller and Chimney Sweep (Short)
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Alternate Names:

G.A. Smith
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Trivia:

In 1897 he patented a method to make double exposures. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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