Lowest Rated Titles Released 1901-01-01 to 1901-12-31


1. Esquimaux Game of Snap-the-Whip (1901)

1 min | Documentary, Short

3.0
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Showing Esquimaux game of leap frog and the Esquimaux game of snap the whip. This shows several Esquimaux at the game of "Misheetak," or leap frog, which differs somewhat from the civilized... See full summary »

Votes: 40

2. Mob Outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition [Buffalo] (1901)

Documentary, Short

3.3
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This picture was photographed immediately after the shooting, and shows the intense excitement of the people. The Pan-American Exposition guards are plainly seen in the background trying to... See full summary »

Votes: 30

3. Cutting Sugar Cane, Honolulu (1901)

Documentary, Short

3.3
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A characteristic and instructive scene, showing natives at work. The picture is exceedingly well arranged.

Votes: 26

4. Esquimaux Village (1901)

Documentary, Short

3.3
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Here we show an Esquimaux Village just as it appeared at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo. The picture shows how the Esquimaux of the far North live, portrays their habits and gives a... See full summary »

Votes: 13

5. President Roosevelt at the Army-Navy Game (1901)

Short, News, Sport

3.4
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In this picture President Roosevelt is seen crossing the field from the Navy to the Army side between the halves of the game. He is accompanied by Secretary of War Root, Secretary of Navy Long, and other notables.

Stars: Theodore Roosevelt, John Davis Long, Elihu Root

Votes: 23

6. Loading Sugar Cane (1901)

Documentary, Short

3.4
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A companion picture to No. 1964 ('Cutting Sugar Cane' (1901) (q.v.)), and equally interesting.

Votes: 19

7. Esquimaux Leap-Frog (1901)

1 min | Documentary, Short

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Votes: 34

8. Panoramic View of the President's House at Canton, Ohio (1901)

Documentary, Short

3.6
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Here we present probably the most interesting and valuable picture of the McKinley funeral series. Our camera is located opposite the McKinley home on Market street, Canton, at 9 A.M. on ... See full summary »

Votes: 22

9. Badende damer paa Badeanstalt (1901)

Documentary, Short

3.6
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Director: Peter Elfelt

Votes: 5

10. Building a Harbor at San Pedro (1901)

Documentary, Short

3.6
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This picture was secured from a launch furnished by Mr. Eager, President of the California Construction Co., who are fulfilling this $5,000,000 contract. Here is seen the largest derrick in... See full summary »

Votes: 26

11. Bass Fishing (1901)

1 min | Documentary, Short

3.7
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Taken for the U.S. Fisheries Commission to illustrate the benefits of stocking inland waters. A well-known fisherman, Mr. Henry Talbot, is seen casting in a picturesque pool for bass. He ... See full summary »

Votes: 27

12. The Martyred Presidents (1901)

1 min | Short

3.7
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This film is difficult to classify. It opens on a scene showing a mourner with bowed head sitting in front of what appears to be a tombstone. Shortly afterwards, the face of Abraham Lincoln... See full summary »

Director: Edwin S. Porter

Votes: 119

13. Prison Bars (1901)

Short, Drama

3.7
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Votes: 10

14. The Esquimaux Village (II) (1901)

Documentary, Short

3.7
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One of the principal features at the Pan-American Exposition is the Alaskan or Esquimaux Village. In this most interesting exhibit, scenes are enacted just as they take place in the far ... See full summary »

Votes: 34

15. Bathing at Atlantic City (1901)

Documentary, Short

3.9
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A panoramic view taken from Young's Pier, showing the boardwalk, the auditorium pier, new steel pier, beach and bathing. Without an exception the only film on the market showing at least ... See full summary »

Votes: 24

16. Love in a Hammock (1901)

Comedy, Short

3.9
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Shows two lovers in a hammock. Two bad boys appear. One of them climbs into a tree and scrambles out on an overhanging branch, directly over the happy pair. Just as the love-making reaches ... See full summary »

Director: James H. White

Votes: 41

17. Congrès des nations en Chine (1901)

Short

3.9
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A magician presents a circular piece of paper from which he removes the flags of the allies. Then from each flag he produces a soldier from the respective country, and finally he produces a... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 11

18. Horse Parade at the Pan-American Exposition (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.0
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An excellent picture secured on the Esplanada of the Pan-American Exposition, showing the live stock exhibitor's exposition of prize winners at the Pan-American. Here we show some of the ... See full summary »

Votes: 30

19. Terrible Teddy, the Grizzly King (1901)

1 min | Short, Comedy

4.0
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Theodore Roosevelt merrily kills a mountain lion in Colorado while his press agent and photographer record the event for posterity.

Director: Edwin S. Porter

Votes: 330

20. Women of the Ghetto Bathing (1901)

1 min | Documentary, Short

4.0
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A very amusing and interesting scene in a New York Public Bath on "ladies day."

Votes: 55

21. Opening of the Pan-American Exposition Showing Vice President Roosevelt Leading the Procession (1901)

Short, News

4.0
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This is a great historical event. Our cameras were stationed in the center of the Esplanade looking toward the Main Approach to the Pan-American Exposition, with the Triumphal Bridge, and ... See full summary »

Director: James H. White | Stars: Louis L. Babcock, Conrad Diehl, Jacob Gallinger, Marcus Hanna

Votes: 40

22. Aunt Sallie's Wonderful Bustle (1901)

1 min | Short, Comedy

4.0
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A sudden gust of wind sweeps Auntie's bonnet from her head. In attempting to regain it, she overbalances herself and falls over a stone wall, landing on her bustle. Upon striking she ... See full summary »

Votes: 56

23. Funeral of President McKinley (I) (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.0
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Hearse bearing the remains of President McKinley on the way to the church, Canton, Ohio. Special Guard of honor.

Votes: 5

24. Automobile Parade on the Coney Island Boulevard (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.0
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Votes: 7

25. Leaping Dogs at Gentry's Circus (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.0
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In the center of the ring the trainer forms a pile of baskets many feet in height. Greyhounds leap in rapid succession, forming a graceful arch and landing on the ground as lightly as so ... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith

Votes: 6

26. Sampson-Schley Controversy (1901)

3 min | War, Drama, Short

4.1
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This subject is in three scenes, showing beautiful dissolving effects. Scene 3. The Man Behind that Teacup shows Admiral Sampson the centre of attraction of a group of old maids at an afternoon tea party.

Director: Edwin S. Porter

Votes: 62

27. Rocking Gold in the Klondike (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.1
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Here we see one of the methods employed in the search for gold, where water is scarce. We see the workmen using the water over and over again in the rocker until it becomes too thick with ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Crahan

Votes: 22

28. Duke of York at Montreal and Quebec (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.1
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Star: King George V

Votes: 25

29. Panoramic View of Electric Tower from a Balloon (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.2
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Here we have recorded a very novel scene, the camera having been placed in the basket of the captive balloon at the Pan-American Exposition. It was then slowly elevated to the top of the ... See full summary »

Votes: 33

30. Washing Gold on 20 Above Hunker, Klondike (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.2
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This picture shows the miners washing out gold by what is known as the sluice box method. Here we see the miners shovelling from both sides the soil containing the gold into the sluice ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Crahan

Votes: 6

31. President McKinley's Speech at the Pan-American Exposition (1901)

Short, News

4.2
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In this picture we present a wonderful and life-like likeness of President McKinley. He first walks upon the platform, escorting Mrs. McKinley, whom he very reverently shows to a seat. The ... See full summary »

Star: William McKinley

Votes: 44

32. Spanish Dancers at the Pan-American Exposition (1901)

1 min | Documentary, Short

4.2
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The picture was taken in the Gypsy tent at the Pan-American Exposition and shows ten beautiful Gypsy girls executing the famous Gypsy dance that created such a furore at the Exposition. ... See full summary »

Votes: 49

33. Manchester Wheelers' Annual Race Meet (1901)

Short, Sport

4.2
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Votes: 15

34. A Holiday Pageant at Home (1901)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Family

4.3
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A family of seven entertain themselves by putting on a pageant on Christmas Eve.

Votes: 113

35. A Phenomenal Contortionist (1901)

Short

4.3
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The scene opens in a beautiful garden scene. St. Elmo appears and proceeds to twist his anatomy into wonderful shapes. Several mysterious changes add great attraction to this subject.

Votes: 9

36. McKinley's Funeral Entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton [Ohio] (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.3
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Another of our cameras is in an excellent position at the entrance to the Westlawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio, and as the funeral procession approaches, it is set in motion. The first to appear... See full summary »

Votes: 28

37. President McKinley Taking the Oath (1901)

1 min | Documentary, Short, News

4.4
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Short film which documents William McKinley's presidential inauguration.

Stars: William McKinley, Joseph Garney Cannon, John Dalzell, George Dewey

Votes: 384

38. Laura Comstock's Bag-Punching Dog (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.4
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This wonderful dog "Mannie," owned by the vaudeville star, Miss Laura Comstock, is a most learned animal. He has been trained to perform all sorts of tricks, and his intelligence is, ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin S. Porter | Star: Laura Comstock

Votes: 59

39. Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade (1901)

2 min | Documentary, Short, News

4.4
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Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show parades down New York's Fifth Avenue. Filmed on 1 April 1901.

Star: William F. Cody

Votes: 64

40. Montreal Fire Department on Runners (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.4
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First comes the Chief's sleigh with old-fashioned side runners, containing the Chief and his driver. Next comes a chemical engine mounted on a stout double runner sled, which is followed ... See full summary »

Votes: 39

41. Sham Battle at the Pan-American Exposition (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.4
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On the closing day of the Pan-American Exposition, Saturday, November 2d, 1901, a sham battle took place at the Stadium on the Pan-American Exposition grounds, between the six tribes of ... See full summary »

Votes: 26

42. Fire Department of Albany, N.Y. (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.4
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Shows six engines, four hose carriages, two hook and ladders, two chemical engines, and a runabout containing the fire chief. Every engine has steam up and volumes of smoke are pouring from... See full summary »

Votes: 24

43. A Sneaky Boer (1901)

1 min | Short, Drama, War

4.5
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Two Boers shoot and rob a sentry.

Votes: 44

44. President McKinley Reviewing the Troops at the Pan-American Exposition (1901)

Short, News

4.5
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The President is seen on the reviewing stand at the Stadium, escorted by President Milburn, of the Pan-American Exposition, Secretary Cortelyou, and other noted persons. He removes his silk... See full summary »

Director: James H. White | Star: William McKinley

Votes: 38

45. A Trip Around the Pan-American Exposition (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.5
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The Pan-American Exposition is encircled by an especially constructed canal, which was put in for the purpose of allowing the tourist to view the exterior of the buildings of the ... See full summary »

Votes: 32

46. President McKinley and Escort Going to the Capitol (1901)

2 min | Documentary, Short, News

4.6
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Short film which documents President McKinley's escort to the Capitol building.

Stars: George Dewey, John Davis Long, William McKinley, Nelson Appleton Miles

Votes: 320

47. Boys Diving, Honolulu (1901)

1 min | Documentary, Short

4.6
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An unusually well laid out picture of native youngsters of Hawaii diving for coins.

Votes: 41

48. Forward (1901)

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Another excellent living statue pose copied from a Greek panel and showing three male figures and one female figure.

Votes: 14

49. Torpedo Flotilla Visit to Manchester (1901)

3 min | Short

4.6
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Votes: 41

50. Congress of Nations (1901)

Documentary, Short

4.6
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Votes: 11