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1. Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894 Short Film) Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894 Short Film)
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James J. Corbett and Peter Courtney meet in a boxing exhibition. Dir: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise With: James J. Corbett, Peter Courtney Sport 1 mins.
2. Annabelle Serpentine Dance (1895 Documentary) Annabelle Serpentine Dance (1895 Documentary)
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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. Dir: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise With: Annabelle Moore Documentary 1 mins.
3. A Wringing Good Joke (1899 Short Film) A Wringing Good Joke (1899 Short Film)
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"Grandpa sits nodding in his armchair in the kitchen, where a sout, jolly washerwoman is washing clothes... Dir: James H. White Comedy 1 mins.
4. The Barbershop (1894 Documentary) The Barbershop (1894 Documentary)
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Customer gets a lightning-fast shave. Dir: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise Documentary
5. The Boxing Cats (Prof. Welton's) (1894 Short Film) The Boxing Cats (Prof. Welton's) (1894 Short Film)
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"A glove contest between trained cats. A very comical and amusing subject, and is sure to create a great laugh." (by Edison Films) Dir: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise With: Henry Welton Action | Comedy | Sport 1 mins.
6. Sandow, No. 1 (1894 Documentary) Sandow, No. 1 (1894 Documentary)
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Eugen Sandow, who claims to be the strongest man in the world, appears in the Edison Company's film studio. Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Eugen Sandow Documentary 1 mins.
7. Cripple Creek Bar-Room Scene (1899 Short Film) Cripple Creek Bar-Room Scene (1899 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A vignette of a barroom/liquor-store in the West, no plot per se. However this short is usually regarded... Dir: James H. White Western
8. Cock Fight, No. 2 (1894 Short Film) Cock Fight, No. 2 (1894 Short Film)
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Two gamecocks are fighting inside a wire cage, while two spectators look on in the background. The two men agree to make a bet on the outcome. One of them shows his money to the other, who is commenting on the fight. Dir: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise With: Henry Welton 1 mins.
9. Sandow (1896 Short Film) Sandow (1896 Short Film)
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Strong-man Eugene (Eugen) Sandow poses in a long shot on a bare stage against a black background, wearing only tight trunks and laced sandals... Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Eugen Sandow Sport 1 mins.
10. Imperial Japanese Dance (1894 Short Film) Imperial Japanese Dance (1894 Short Film)
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A charming representation of the Mikado dance by three beautiful Japanese ladies in full costume. Very effective when colored. (from the Edison Catalog) Dir: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise With: The Sarashe Sisters 1 mins.
11. Leonard-Cushing Fight (1894 Documentary) Leonard-Cushing Fight (1894 Documentary)
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In the background, five fans lean on the ropes looking into the ring. The referee is to the left; like the fans... Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Jack Cushing, Mike Leonard Documentary | Sport
12. Bicycle Trick Riding, No. 2 (1899 Short Film) Bicycle Trick Riding, No. 2 (1899 Short Film)
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"'Neidert,' of national fame, does stunts on his wheel that are simply wonderful. Makes his bicycle rear up... Dir: Thomas A. Edison With: Neidert Sport 1 mins.
13. Grandma and the Bad Boys (1900 Short Film) Grandma and the Bad Boys (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Two bad boys enter the kitchen. One climbs to the kitchen table and takes down the old lamp, the other... Dir: James H. White Comedy
14. Buffalo Dance (1894 Documentary) Buffalo Dance (1894 Documentary)
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Three Sioux Indians perform a 'buffalo dance', while two others use drums to supply a rhythm. The three dancers move around in a circle as they perform the various actions that are part of the dance. With: Hair Coat, Parts His Hair, Last Horse Documentary
15. Amy Muller (1896 Documentary) Amy Muller (1896 Documentary)
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Vaudeville dancer Amy Muller performs a portion of her stage routine, which features dancing on her toes. She dances on one toe for part of the performance. Later, she also twirls and does cartwheels. Dir: William Heise With: Amy Muller Documentary 1 mins.
16. The Carnival Dance (1894 Short Film) The Carnival Dance (1894 Short Film)
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A very fascinating dance by three of the London "Gaiety Girls". Full of grace and abandon. Colouring adds greatly to the charm of the picture. Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Madge Crossland, May Lucas, Lucy Murray
17. Mexican Knife Duel (1894 Short Film) Mexican Knife Duel (1894 Short Film)
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Two Mexican men duel with knives. Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Pedro Esquivel, Dionecio Gonzales Action
18. Ruth Dennis (1894 Short Film) Ruth Dennis (1894 Short Film)
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"Said to be the Champion High Kicker of the World." Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Ruth St. Denis
19. The Pickaninny Dance, from the 'Passing Show' (1894 Documentary) The Pickaninny Dance, from the 'Passing Show' (1894 Documentary)
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A scene representing Southern plantation life before the war. A jig and a breakdown by three colored boys. Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Joe Rastus, Denny Tolliver, Walter Wilkins Documentary
20. Luis Martinetti, Contortionist (1894 Short Film) Luis Martinetti, Contortionist (1894 Short Film)
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Luis Martinetti, a contortionist suspended from acrobatic flying rings, contorts himself for about thirty seconds. This is one of the first films made for Edison's kinetoscopes. With: Luis Martinetti 1 mins.
21. Trapeze (1894 Documentary) Trapeze (1894 Documentary)
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Dir: William K.L. Dickson Documentary
22. Crissie Sheridan (1897 Short Film) Crissie Sheridan (1897 Short Film)
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A serpentine dance being performed by the dancer whose name is the main title of the film. Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Crissie Sheridan
23. Rat Killing (1894 Documentary) Rat Killing (1894 Documentary)
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"'Dick the Rat' and his rat-terrier. The dog is turned loose among a lot of big, live rats, and kills them in lightning order." Dir: William K.L. Dickson Documentary
24. Buffalo Bill (1894 Short Film) Buffalo Bill (1894 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
"The famous army scout in an exhibition of rifle shooting. A fine picture of the principal, and beautiful smoke effects." Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: William F. Cody 1 mins.
25. Annabelle Sun Dance (1894 Short Film) Annabelle Sun Dance (1894 Short Film)
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Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Annabelle Moore
26. A Wringing Good Joke (1900 Short Film) A Wringing Good Joke (1900 Short Film)
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A remarkably pleasing picture that will appeal to both young and old, for it is the sort of trick that every boy might play on a grandparent... Comedy
27. Miss Lucy Murray (1894 Short Film) Miss Lucy Murray (1894 Short Film)
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Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Lucy Murray
28. The Wrestling Dog (1894 Documentary) The Wrestling Dog (1894 Documentary)
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"Wrestles with his trainer." Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Henry Welton Documentary
29. Oriental Dance (1894 Short Film) Oriental Dance (1894 Short Film)
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Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Rosa
30. Bertoldi (Table Contortion) (1894 Short Film) Bertoldi (Table Contortion) (1894 Short Film)
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"The marvelous lady contortionist and acrobat." Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Ena Bertoldi
31. Paddle Dance (1895 Short Film) Paddle Dance (1895 Short Film)
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By Fiji Islanders. A peculiar dance by genuine savages, dressed or rather undressed, in their native garb. The revel takes its name from the paddles they hold in their hands. Dir: William Heise
32. Umbrella Dance (1895 Short Film) Umbrella Dance (1895 Short Film)
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Two smiling blonde women in short skirts dance under a big umbrella. Dir: Alfred Clark With: Edna Leigh, Stella Leigh
33. Bertoldi (Mouth Support) (1894 Short Film) Bertoldi (Mouth Support) (1894 Short Film)
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Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Ena Bertoldi
34. French Dancers (1894 Short Film) French Dancers (1894 Short Film)
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Dir: William K.L. Dickson
35. New Bar Room (1895 Short Film) New Bar Room (1895 Short Film)
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Presents a barroom, with all the accessories, including a barmaid, who serves a policeman with a glass of beer at the side entrance... Dir: William K.L. Dickson
36. Lasso Thrower (1894 Short Film) Lasso Thrower (1894 Short Film)
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Champion Lasso Thrower Vicente Oropeza (aka. Vincente Ore Passo/Bisento Orapeso/Vincenti Orapazza) shows his skills. Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Vicente Oropeza Action | Western
37. Arabian Gun Twirler (1899 Documentary) Arabian Gun Twirler (1899 Documentary)
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"An interesting exhibit by Hadji Cheriff, of the original Midway Plaisance. Twirls his rifle over his shoulder, behind back, under leg, both hands and one hand." With: Hadji Cheriff Documentary 1 mins.
38. Three Acrobats (1899 Short Film) Three Acrobats (1899 Short Film)
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"The Buffoons are artists in their line. They tumble in and out of trick doors, disappear and reappear in unexpected places in most unexpected ways. Sure to amuse the children." Dir: James H. White
39. Dr. Colton or Dentist Scene (1895 Short Film) Dr. Colton or Dentist Scene (1895 Short Film)
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See Dr. Colton administering "laughing gas" to a patient and then pulling a tooth. Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Gardner Quincy Colton Comedy
40. Cupid's Dance (1894 Short Film) Cupid's Dance (1894 Short Film)
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Three beautiful girls La Regloncita, La Graciosa and La Preciosa in a charming dance. Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Florence Ewer, Lenora Ewer, Mildred Ewer
41. Larks Behind the Scene (1899 Short Film) Larks Behind the Scene (1899 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
"Clever high kicking in the dressing room of a theatre. The ladies are in excellent spirits, judging by their actions; and excellent spirits are in the ladies, judging by the empty bottles." Dir: James H. White
42. Poker at Dawson City (1899 Short Film) Poker at Dawson City (1899 Short Film)
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"A decided shady game. Shows a novel way of filling a bobtail flush. Game breaks up in a general scrimmage. The barkeeper cools off the fighters by the judicious use of a siphon of vichy." Dir: James H. White Comedy | Western
43. Silver Dance (1895 Documentary) Silver Dance (1895 Documentary)
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The participants are natives of Ceylon. Their dance is very interesting being so different from Western ideas of harmonies of motion. Dir: William Heise Documentary
44. Jones Gives a Private Supper (1899 Short Film) Jones Gives a Private Supper (1899 Short Film)
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This picture shows Jones entertaining three young ladies after the theatre. They have a private room... Dir: James H. White Comedy
45. Short Stick Dance (1895 Short Film) Short Stick Dance (1895 Short Film)
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A native dance peculiar to India. Very odd and interesting. Strange costumes and stranger motions.
46. Cissy Fitzgerald (1896 Short Film) Cissy Fitzgerald (1896 Short Film)
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Cissy Fitzgerald, in all her finery of billowy lace, with graceful and agile movements, and kick and wink... With: Cissy Fitzgerald
47. Jones Makes a Discovery (1899 Short Film) Jones Makes a Discovery (1899 Short Film)
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"Jones' wife has been telling her troubles to his friend, who becomes very loving and affectionate.... Dir: James H. White With: James H. White Comedy
48. Telephone Appointment (1896 Short Film) Telephone Appointment (1896 Short Film)
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Dir: James H. White Comedy
48 titles.