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1. The Great Train Robbery (1903 Short Film) The Great Train Robbery (1903 Short Film)
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A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels. With: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, A.C. Abadie, George Barnes Western 11 mins.
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2. Alice in Wonderland (1903 Short Film) Alice in Wonderland (1903 Short Film)
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Alice dozes in a garden, awakened by a dithering white rabbit in waistcoat with pocket watch. She follows... Dir: Cecil M. Hepworth, Percy Stow With: May Clark, Cecil M. Hepworth, Blair Fantasy 8 mins.
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3. Life of an American Fireman (1903 Short Film) Life of an American Fireman (1903 Short Film)
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Porter's sequential continuity editing links several shots to form a narrative of firemen responding to a house fire... With: Vivian Vaughan, Arthur White, James H. White Action 6 mins.
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4. The Music Lover (1903 Short Film) The Music Lover (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The leader of a marching band demonstrates an unusual way of writing music. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Comedy | Music 3 mins.
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5. Electrocuting an Elephant (1903 Documentary) Electrocuting an Elephant (1903 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
This is a film taken of the execution of Topsy, an elephant employed to help build Luna Park on Coney Island... With: Thomas A. Edison, Topsy Documentary 1 mins.
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6. The Gay Shoe Clerk (1903 Short Film) The Gay Shoe Clerk (1903 Short Film)
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A woman being fitted for shoes exposes her ankle to the shoe clerk, who is intrigued. He kisses her, but her chaperone hits him with her umbrella. With: Edward Boulden Comedy 1 mins.
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7. The Infernal Boiling Pot (1903 Short Film) The Infernal Boiling Pot (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two demons throw helpless captives into a boiling cauldron, and then try to summon forth their spirits. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Fantasy 2 mins.
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8. The Monster (1903 Short Film) The Monster (1903 Short Film)
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An Egyptian prince has lost his beloved wife and he has sought a dervish who dwells at the base of the sphinx... Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Fantasy 2 mins.
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9. The Cake-Walk Infernal (1903 Short Film) The Cake-Walk Infernal (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Pluto, having seen the earth, comes back home amazed at the success of that well-known dance, the "cake-walk."... Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Fantasy 5 mins.
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10. Fairyland: A Kingdom of Fairies (1903 Short Film) Fairyland: A Kingdom of Fairies (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
At the royal court, a prince is presenting the princess whom he is pledged to marry, when a witch suddenly appears... Dir: Georges Méliès With: Bleuette Bernon, Georges Méliès Adventure | Fantasy 16 mins.
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11. The Sick Kitten (1903 Short Film) The Sick Kitten (1903 Short Film)
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A girl gives a spoonful of medicine to a kitten. Dir: George Albert Smith Comedy | Family 1 mins.
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12. Mary Jane's Mishap (1903 Short Film) Mary Jane's Mishap (1903 Short Film)
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Smith casts his wife as a sluttish housewife who is mutilated by lighting her oven with paraffin. Dir: George Albert Smith With: Laura Bayley Comedy 4 mins.
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13. Skyscrapers of New York City, from the North River (1903 Documentary) Skyscrapers of New York City, from the North River (1903 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
This short film shows a panoramic view of Manhattan Island, as it appeared in 1903. The island is viewed from the North River (Hudson River)... Documentary 3 mins.
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14. The Magic Lantern (1903 Short Film) The Magic Lantern (1903 Short Film)
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In this brief "trick film" two clowns assemble an enormous magic lantern which first projects moving images, then emits dancing girls. Dir: Georges Méliès Comedy | Fantasy 3 mins.
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15. A Chess Dispute (1903 Short Film) A Chess Dispute (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A stationary camera looks on as two dapper gents play a game of chess. One drinks and smokes, and when he looks away... Dir: Robert W. Paul Comedy 1 mins.
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16. An Extraordinary Cab Accident (1903 Short Film) An Extraordinary Cab Accident (1903 Short Film)
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A man and a woman talk beside a street near a corner where a cop stands. Just as a horse-drawn cart rounds the corner... Dir: Walter R. Booth, Robert W. Paul Comedy 1 mins.
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17. Uncle Tom's Cabin (1903 Short Film) Uncle Tom's Cabin (1903 Short Film)
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Based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe: Eliza, a slave who has a young child, pleads with Tom, another slave... Drama 13 mins.
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18. The Poachers (1903 Short Film) The Poachers (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Three hunters surprise two poachers in the act. The hunters take umbrage and give chase over fences and through fields... Dir: William Haggar With: Sid Griffiths, Will Haggar Jr., Walter Haggar Drama 3 mins.
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19. Rip Van Winkle (1903 Short Film) Rip Van Winkle (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
An abridged version of the tale of Rip Van Winkle, a lazy American man, who wanders off one day with... With: Joseph Jefferson Comedy 4 mins.
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20. Daylight Burglary (1903 Short Film) Daylight Burglary (1903 Short Film)
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A thief jumps a fence and removes the shutter from a house. He enters, but a lad who's witnessed the crime runs off to hail the coppers... Dir: Frank S. Mottershaw Crime | Drama 5 mins.
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21. The Passion Play (1903 Short Film) The Passion Play (1903 Short Film)
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1. THE ANNUNCIATION. The Angel of the Lord appears to Mary, announcing the birth of a child, which shall be called the "Son of God." 2... Dir: Lucien Nonguet, Ferdinand Zecca With: Madame Moreau, Monsieur Moreau Biography | Drama 44 mins.
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22. Jupiter's Thunderballs (1903 Short Film) Jupiter's Thunderballs (1903 Short Film)
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Brief "trick film" in which Zeus and two other gods romp with dancing girls on Olympian clouds. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Fantasy
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23. A Romance of the Rail (1903 Short Film) A Romance of the Rail (1903 Short Film)
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An engaged couple, dressed in white, meet each other at a train station. When the train arrives, they get on board... With: Marie Murray Comedy | Romance 4 mins.
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24. From Show Girl to Burlesque Queen (1903 Short Film) From Show Girl to Burlesque Queen (1903 Short Film)
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A woman in fancy dress enters a dressing room and begins to disrobe. She removes a coat, a top, and her skirt... 1 mins.
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25. What Happened in the Tunnel (1903 Short Film) What Happened in the Tunnel (1903 Short Film)
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A woman riding a train must contend with the unwelcome advances of a male passenger. Dir: Edwin S. Porter With: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson Comedy 1 mins.
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26. Subub Surprises the Burglar (1903 Short Film) Subub Surprises the Burglar (1903 Short Film)
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Shows a bedroom and a man asleep in bed. A burglar cautiously raises the window, climbs in, and proceeds to go through the man's clothes... Dir: Edwin S. Porter Comedy 1 mins.
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27. The Enchanted Well (1903 Short Film) The Enchanted Well (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Denied a handout, a witch exacts vengeance by cursing the village well. Dir: Georges Méliès Fantasy | Drama 4 mins.
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28. Move On (1903 Short Film) Move On (1903 Short Film)
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Push-cart vendors are told to move on by a policeman. 1 mins.
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29. New York City 'Ghetto' Fish Market (1903 Documentary) New York City 'Ghetto' Fish Market (1903 Documentary)
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A fine panoramic view of this busy market on a Friday morning. Immense throngs of people are passing along the stands and making their purchases of fish. A great character-study. - from the Edison Catalog Documentary 2 mins.
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30. The Georgetown Loop (Colorado) (1903 Documentary) The Georgetown Loop (Colorado) (1903 Documentary)
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Georgetown is a silver-mining town at 8,500 feet near the crest of the Rockies. Hooked somehow to the... Documentary 3 mins.
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31. The Apparition (1903 Short Film) The Apparition (1903 Short Film)
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Alone in his room at an inn, a lustful old man is haunted by spirits. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Comedy | Fantasy 3 mins.
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32. The Spiritualist Photographer (1903 Short Film) The Spiritualist Photographer (1903 Short Film)
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A magician transforms a woman into a portrait of herself, then restores her to life. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Fantasy 2 mins.
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33. Extraordinary Illusions (1903 Short Film) Extraordinary Illusions (1903 Short Film)
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Pioneer filmmaker Georges Méliès performs his cine-magic act. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès 2 mins.
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34. Ten Ladies in One Umbrella (1903 Short Film) Ten Ladies in One Umbrella (1903 Short Film)
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The scene is similar to that seen at Coney Island, where a number of shows are constantly going on. A Juggler enters... Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès 4 mins.
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35. The Inn Where No Man Rests (1903 Short Film) The Inn Where No Man Rests (1903 Short Film)
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A traveler is shown to a room in an inn. After a brief dispute with the hostess and a porter, he is left to himself... Dir: Georges Méliès Comedy | Fantasy 5 mins.
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36. At the Foot of the Flatiron (1903 Documentary) At the Foot of the Flatiron (1903 Documentary)
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It's a very windy day, and the pedestrians passing by the Flatiron Building are having considerable difficulty in keeping their hats from flying off. Documentary 2 mins.
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37. Down the Hudson (1903 Documentary) Down the Hudson (1903 Documentary)
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Film taken from a boat heading down the Hudson is shown at varying speeds, often giving a sense of rapid transit... Dir: Frederick S. Armitage, A.E. Weed Documentary 3 mins.
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38. Up-to-Date Spiritualism (1903 Short Film) Up-to-Date Spiritualism (1903 Short Film)
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In this subject a "comique eccentric" enters the drawing room inhabited by spirits. He tries to take off his coat and hat... Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès 2 mins.
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39. Misfortune Never Comes Alone (1903 Short Film) Misfortune Never Comes Alone (1903 Short Film)
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The scene takes place in front of a barrack, where a young soldier is on duty --most laughable and comical. Dir: Georges Méliès Comedy 3 mins.
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40. The Oracle of Delphi (1903 Short Film) The Oracle of Delphi (1903 Short Film)
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Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Fantasy 2 mins.
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41. Faust in Hell (1903 Short Film) Faust in Hell (1903 Short Film)
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Scenes. 1. The Route to the Depths of Perdition (a Dazzingly Sensational New Effect.) 2. The Fantastical Ride... Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Fantasy 6 mins.
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42. The Enchanted Box (1903 Short Film) The Enchanted Box (1903 Short Film)
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As scene as pleasing as incomprehensible. A juggler summons two chairs, which come to the stage jumping and twirling around... Dir: Georges Méliès Fantasy 1 mins.
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43. Bob Kick, the Mischievous Kid (1903 Short Film) Bob Kick, the Mischievous Kid (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A boy is led into the frame by two nursemaids who give him a big ball to play with. For the remainder of the film heads appear and disappear, stage props blow up and turn into other objects or people, and finally Bob Kick disappears. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Comedy
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44. The Drawing Lesson (1903 Short Film) The Drawing Lesson (1903 Short Film)
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In a corner of the garden we see an ornamental fountain. An old professor comes along, looking for a nice spot where he can teach his pupils... Dir: Georges Méliès Fantasy 3 mins.
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45. La guirlande merveilleuse (1903 Short Film) La guirlande merveilleuse (1903 Short Film)
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A musketeer bows to the audience and proceeds to hang his hat, coat and vest on the wall in a most amazing manner... Dir: Georges Méliès Fantasy 4 mins.
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46. How Monsieur Takes His Bath (1903 Short Film) How Monsieur Takes His Bath (1903 Short Film)
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Dir: Alice Guy With: Ferdinand Zecca
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47. The Ballet Master's Dream (1903 Short Film) The Ballet Master's Dream (1903 Short Film)
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A ballet master dreams of ballerinas. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès, Zizi Papillon Fantasy 2 mins.
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48. Revenge Is Sweet (1903 Short Film) Revenge Is Sweet (1903 Short Film)
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Two guards bring a sorcerer into the hall of a palace of the time of the Middle Ages. The king who follows... Dir: Georges Méliès Fantasy 4 mins.
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49. Prolific Magic Egg (1903 Short Film) Prolific Magic Egg (1903 Short Film)
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A human skeleton is placed upon a table by an attendant. When the attendant leaves the room the skeleton... Dir: Georges Méliès Fantasy 2 mins.
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50. Alcofribas, the Master Magician (1903 Short Film) Alcofribas, the Master Magician (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Dir: Georges Méliès With: Jeanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès 4 mins.
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