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1. The Arrival of a Train (1896 Documentary) The Arrival of a Train (1896 Documentary)
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A group of people are standing in a straight line along the platform of a railway station, waiting for a train... Dir: Auguste Lumière, Louis Lumière Documentary 1 mins.
2. The House of the Devil (1896 Short Film) The House of the Devil (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A bat flies into an ancient castle and transforms itself into Mephistopheles himself. Producing a cauldron... Dir: Georges Méliès With: Jeanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès Horror 3 mins.
3. The Kiss (1896 Short Film) The Kiss (1896 Short Film)
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Two people kiss. Dir: William Heise With: May Irwin, John C. Rice Romance 1 mins.
4. Conjuring (1896 Short Film) Conjuring (1896 Short Film)
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Boognish the goddemon Wants your soul to perform tricks for him. WEEN is your only salvation. Dir: Georges Méliès
5. A Terrible Night (1896 Short Film) A Terrible Night (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A man tries to get a good night's sleep, but is disturbed by a giant spider that leaps onto his bed, and a battle ensues in hilarious comic fashion. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Comedy 1 mins.
6. A Nightmare (1896 Short Film) A Nightmare (1896 Short Film)
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A man sleeps fitfully then dreams that a lovely woman is sitting at the foot of his bed. He reaches to embrace her and she becomes a minstrel... Dir: Georges Méliès 1 mins.
7. The Conjuring of a Woman at the House of Robert Houdin (1896 Short Film) The Conjuring of a Woman at the House of Robert Houdin (1896 Short Film)
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A woman disappears on stage. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Jeanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès 1 mins.
8. Une partie de cartes (1896 Short Film) Une partie de cartes (1896 Short Film)
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Three friends are playing cards in a beer garden. One of them orders drinks. The waitress comes back with a bottle of wine and three glasses on a tray... Dir: Georges Méliès With: Gaston Méliès, Georges Méliès, Georgette Méliès Biography 1 mins.
9. Démolition d'un mur (1896 Documentary) Démolition d'un mur (1896 Documentary)
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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... Dir: Louis Lumière With: Auguste Lumière Documentary 1 mins.
10. Trilby and Little Billee (1896 Short Film) Trilby and Little Billee (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
"This is the studio scene from Du Maurier's celebrated novel 'Trilby,' in which Trilby is introduced sitting on a table...
11. La fée aux choux (1896 Short Film) La fée aux choux (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Dir: Alice Guy With: Alice Guy, Germaine Serand, Yvonne Serand Family | Fantasy 1 mins.
12. Danse serpentine (1896 Short Film) Danse serpentine (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Dir: Louis Lumière With: Loie Fuller 1 mins.
13. Sandow (1896 Short Film) Sandow (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
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.
14. Post No Bills (1896 Short Film) Post No Bills (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Dir: Georges Méliès 1 mins.
15. Fatima's Coochee-Coochee Dance (1896 Short Film) Fatima's Coochee-Coochee Dance (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
This is the lady whose graceful interpretations of the poetry of motion has made this dance so popular of recent years. - From 'The Phonoscope' (1899) Dir: James H. White With: Fatima 1 mins.
16. Arrivée d'un train (1896 Documentary) Arrivée d'un train (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Dir: Charles Pathé Documentary
17. The Messers. Lumière at Cards (1896 Documentary) The Messers. Lumière at Cards (1896 Documentary)
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Two men play cards, as a third watches and a waiter brings drinks. The third man pours drinks as the waiter laughs. Dir: Louis Lumière With: Antoine Féraud, Antoine Lumière, Félicien Trewey Documentary 1 mins.
18. Watering the Flowers (1896 Short Film) Watering the Flowers (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Dir: Georges Méliès
19. Promenade of Ostriches, Paris Botanical Gardens (1896 Documentary) Promenade of Ostriches, Paris Botanical Gardens (1896 Documentary)
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Fin de siécle elegance. A parade of sorts passes in front of a stationary camera. An ostrich pulls a cart in which two well-dressed girls sit... Documentary 1 mins.
20. Scene from the Coronation of the Czar of Russia (1896 Short Film) Scene from the Coronation of the Czar of Russia (1896 Short Film)
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With: Tsar Nicholas II, Tsarina Alexandra News
21. Conjurer Making Ten Hats in Sixty Seconds (1896 Short Film) Conjurer Making Ten Hats in Sixty Seconds (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Dir: Georges Méliès Fantasy
22. William McKinley at Canton, Ohio (1896 Documentary) William McKinley at Canton, Ohio (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
"This view was taken upon Mr. McKinley's lawn at his home in Canton, Ohio. Mr. McKinley appears walking across the lawn in company with his Secretary... With: William McKinley, George B. Cortelyou, Ida McKinley Documentary 1 mins.
23. Childish Quarrel (1896 Documentary) Childish Quarrel (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
"Two babies are shown seated in high chairs and apparently enjoying themselves. Suddenly one snatches a toy from the other, and they indulge in hair-pulling." Dir: Louis Lumière Documentary 1 mins.
24. Lion, London Zoological Garden (1896 Documentary) Lion, London Zoological Garden (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A male lion, right next to bars that are about 6 or 8 inches apart, keenly watches a uniformed zoo attendant toss small morsels of food into the cage... Documentary 1 mins.
25. Rip Leaving Sleepy Hollow (1896 Short Film) Rip Leaving Sleepy Hollow (1896 Short Film)
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With: Joseph Jefferson Drama
26. Rough Sea at Dover (1896 Documentary) Rough Sea at Dover (1896 Documentary)
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The sea is quite rough, and at Dover a series of heavy waves pounds against a pier and along the adjacent shoreline. The scene then shifts to a different view of flowing water, and shows a heavy current from a point along a riverbank. Dir: Birt Acres Documentary 1 mins.
27. Dragoons Crossing the Sâone (1896 Documentary) Dragoons Crossing the Sâone (1896 Documentary)
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A stationary camera looks across Burgundy's River Sâone toward a small military encampment. Four horsemen enter the water in the foreground... Documentary 1 mins.
28. Awakening of Rip (1896 Short Film) Awakening of Rip (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Joseph Jefferson Drama
29. New York, Whitehall Street (1896 Short Film) New York, Whitehall Street (1896 Short Film)
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1 mins.
30. Sea Bathing (1896 Short Film) Sea Bathing (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Dir: Georges Méliès
31. Arrivée d'un train gare de Vincennes (1896 Documentary) Arrivée d'un train gare de Vincennes (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Dir: Georges Méliès Documentary
32. Arroseur et arrosé (1896 Short Film) Arroseur et arrosé (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A household gardener is outside watering the garden. Unknown to him, the son of another servant sneaks up behind him and steps on the hose... Dir: Francis Doublier Comedy 1 mins.
33. Blackfriars Bridge (1896 Documentary) Blackfriars Bridge (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Dir: Robert W. Paul Documentary 1 mins.
34. Rip Passing Over the Mountain (1896 Short Film) Rip Passing Over the Mountain (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Joseph Jefferson
35. Feeding the Doves (1896 Documentary) Feeding the Doves (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A woman and a young girl each carry containers of bird feed, and they toss occasional handfuls to the chickens and doves in the farmyard. Most of the chickens stay nearby, but the doves occasionally fly off and then return to eat more. Dir: James H. White Documentary 1 mins.
36. Smarter than the Teacher (1896 Short Film) Smarter than the Teacher (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Dir: Georges Méliès
37. Showing Group of Bathers, Atlantic City Beach (1896 Documentary) Showing Group of Bathers, Atlantic City Beach (1896 Documentary)
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Documentary
38. Carmaux: Drawing Out the Coke (1896 Documentary) Carmaux: Drawing Out the Coke (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Carmaux is in south-central France, near the Tarn River. As a brick of coke, about four feet high and three feet wide... Documentary 1 mins.
39. Bateau-mouche sur la Seine (1896 Documentary) Bateau-mouche sur la Seine (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Dir: Georges Méliès Documentary
40. Black Diamond Express (1896 Documentary) Black Diamond Express (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
"Train is first seen rounding a curve nearly a mile away. Approaches at the rate of 70 miles an hour, blowing a warning whistle to a gang of track repairers." Dir: James H. White With: Benjamin F. Hardesty, Charles Lee Documentary 1 mins.
41. Un petit diable (1896 Short Film) Un petit diable (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Dir: Georges Méliès
42. Rip's Toast (1896 Short Film) Rip's Toast (1896 Short Film)
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"Here the celebrated actor Joseph Jefferson is shown giving his famous toast. Mr. Jefferson's features... With: Joseph Jefferson Drama
43. Bébé et fillettes (1896 Documentary) Bébé et fillettes (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Dir: Georges Méliès Documentary
44. Alarm der Feuerwehr (1896 Documentary) Alarm der Feuerwehr (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Dir: Max Skladanowsky Documentary
45. Rope Dance (1896 Short Film) Rope Dance (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Dir: James H. White
46. Dancing Girls (1896 Short Film) Dancing Girls (1896 Short Film)
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Dir: Birt Acres With: Alhambra Girls
47. Rough Sea at Ramsgate No. 2 (1896 Documentary) Rough Sea at Ramsgate No. 2 (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Documentary
48. Sortie d'une noce à l'église (1896 Short Film) Sortie d'une noce à l'église (1896 Short Film)
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1 mins.
49. Les blanchisseuses (1896 Short Film) Les blanchisseuses (1896 Short Film)
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Dir: Georges Méliès
50. Little Egypt (1896 Short Film) Little Egypt (1896 Short Film)
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"A well-known character, in a dance that created considerable excitement when first introduced in America."
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