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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.
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2. 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.
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3. 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.
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4. The House of the Devil (1896 Short Film) The House of the Devil (1896 Short Film)
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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.
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5. 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.
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6. 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)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A woman disappears on stage. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Jeanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès 1 mins.
753
7. Feeding the Doves (1896 Documentary) Feeding the Doves (1896 Documentary)
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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.
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8. 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.
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9. Childish Quarrel (1896 Documentary) Childish Quarrel (1896 Documentary)
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"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.
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10. A Terrible Night (1896 Short Film) A Terrible Night (1896 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 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.
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11. Carmaux: Drawing Out the Coke (1896 Documentary) Carmaux: Drawing Out the Coke (1896 Documentary)
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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.
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12. 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.
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13. New York: Broadway at Union Square (1896 Documentary) New York: Broadway at Union Square (1896 Documentary)
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A stationary camera captures the hustle and bustle of Manhattan on Broadway at Union Square in Greenwich Village... Documentary 1 mins.
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14. Lion, London Zoological Garden (1896 Documentary) Lion, London Zoological Garden (1896 Documentary)
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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.
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15. 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.
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16. La fée aux choux (1896 Short Film) La fée aux choux (1896 Short Film)
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The first film directed by a female director, "The Cabbage Fairy" presents a brief fantasy tale involving... Dir: Alice Guy With: Alice Guy, Germaine Serand, Yvonne Serand Family | Fantasy 1 mins.
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17. 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.
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18. 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.
400
19. Poultry-Yard (1896 Documentary) Poultry-Yard (1896 Documentary)
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Two girls do one of their chores. Standing alongside a tree-lined farmhouse, two children who are about... Documentary 1 mins.
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20. William McKinley at Canton, Ohio (1896 Documentary) William McKinley at Canton, Ohio (1896 Documentary)
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"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.
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21. 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.
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22. Awakening of Rip (1896 Short Film) Awakening of Rip (1896 Short Film)
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Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Joseph Jefferson Drama
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23. 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
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24. Rip Passing Over the Mountain (1896 Short Film) Rip Passing Over the Mountain (1896 Short Film)
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Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Joseph Jefferson
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25. Rip's Twenty Years' Sleep (1896 Short Film) Rip's Twenty Years' Sleep (1896 Short Film)
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With: Joseph Jefferson Drama
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26. Rip Meeting the Dwarf (1896 Short Film) Rip Meeting the Dwarf (1896 Short Film)
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Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Joseph Jefferson
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27. Exit of Rip and the Dwarf (1896 Short Film) Exit of Rip and the Dwarf (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 Drama
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28. Rip Leaving Sleepy Hollow (1896 Short Film) Rip Leaving Sleepy Hollow (1896 Short Film)
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With: Joseph Jefferson Drama
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29. Rip's Toast to Hudson (1896 Short Film) Rip's Toast to Hudson (1896 Short Film)
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Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Joseph Jefferson
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30. A Morning Bath (1896 Documentary) A Morning Bath (1896 Documentary)
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"Mammy is washing her little pickaninny. She thrusts him, kicking and struggling, into a tub full of foaming suds." - from the Edison Catalog Dir: James H. White Documentary | Comedy 1 mins.
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31. Arroseur et arrosé (1896 Short Film) Arroseur et arrosé (1896 Short Film)
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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.
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32. Danse serpentine (1896 Short Film) Danse serpentine (1896 Short Film)
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Dir: Louis Lumière With: Loie Fuller 1 mins.
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33. Pompiers à Lyon (1896 Documentary) Pompiers à Lyon (1896 Documentary)
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In the foreground, smoke billows. Four horse-drawn fire wagons approach and pass in front of a stationary camera... Documentary 1 mins.
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34. Arrivée d'un train à Perrache (1896 Documentary) Arrivée d'un train à Perrache (1896 Documentary)
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Dir: Louis Lumière Documentary 1 mins.
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35. 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.
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36. Cock Fight (1896 Documentary) Cock Fight (1896 Documentary)
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Documentary
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37. The Burning Stable (1896 Short Film) The Burning Stable (1896 Short Film)
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"A burning wagon is dragged from the barn by the firemen, and four horses are rescued from the flames by the stablemen. Thick volumes of smoke pour from the doors and windows." - from the Edison Catalog Dir: James H. White 1 mins.
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38. Arab Cortege, Geneva (1896 Documentary) Arab Cortege, Geneva (1896 Documentary)
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A stationary camera looks across a busy corner toward a store front marked "The Divan." The words "des fees" are beneath... Documentary 1 mins.
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39. Children Digging for Clams (1896 Documentary) Children Digging for Clams (1896 Documentary)
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One toddler and about ten children, not yet adolescents, use a shovel, rakes, and nets to scour an eddy... Documentary 1 mins.
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40. New York, Brooklyn Bridge (1896 Documentary) New York, Brooklyn Bridge (1896 Documentary)
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A stationary camera is set at a curve in the train tracks, with the Brooklyn Bridge in the background... Documentary 1 mins.
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41. Concours de boules (1896 Documentary) Concours de boules (1896 Documentary)
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Dir: Louis Lumière Documentary 1 mins.
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42. Premiers pas de bébé (1896 Documentary) Premiers pas de bébé (1896 Documentary)
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Dir: Louis Lumière Documentary 1 mins.
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43. Partie de boules (1896 Documentary) Partie de boules (1896 Documentary)
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Dir: Louis Lumière Documentary 1 mins.
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44. Panorama du grand Canal pris d'un bateau (1896 Documentary) Panorama du grand Canal pris d'un bateau (1896 Documentary)
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Dir: Alexandre Promio Documentary 1 mins.
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45. Course en sacs (1896 Documentary) Course en sacs (1896 Documentary)
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Several competitors take part in a friendly sack race, with widely varying degrees of success. Dir: Louis Lumière Documentary 1 mins.
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46. Interrupted Lover (1896 Short Film) Interrupted Lover (1896 Short Film)
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A pair of bucolic lovers discovered by the wrathful father, who teaches the gallant a lesson. Comedy 1 mins.
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47. Loading a Boiler (1896 Documentary) Loading a Boiler (1896 Documentary)
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A stationary camera placed amidships looks toward the round end of a 10- or 12-foot boiler that's been loaded onto the open deck... Documentary 1 mins.
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48. Panorama de l'arrivée en gare de Perrache pris du train (1896 Documentary) Panorama de l'arrivée en gare de Perrache pris du train (1896 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Dir: Louis Lumière Documentary 1 mins.
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49. Ateliers de La Ciotat (1896 Documentary) Ateliers de La Ciotat (1896 Documentary)
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Dir: Louis Lumière Documentary 1 mins.
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50. American Falls from Above, American Side (1896 Documentary) American Falls from Above, American Side (1896 Documentary)
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The camera shows a view of the American Falls and Goat Island. Dir: James H. White Documentary 1 mins.
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