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The Kiss (1896)

| Short, Romance
Two people kiss.

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A couple make love, in the 19th century sense. Then he grooms his moustache, and gives her a kiss. On the lips! Written by David Steele

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A fifteen-second kiss by May Irwin and John C. Rice in the movie brought the first demand for film censorship. See more »

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Featured in Sex and Buttered Popcorn (1989) See more »

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One of the first motion pictures to hit cinemas!
11 September 2001 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

The Kiss is simple that. It's about 20 seconds long, each second pure and innocent as your first kiss. Even the way it is filmed, very close and personal, that it makes you feel like it is the first time you are witnessing a kiss. You're never going to see this unless you take a History of Film class. Make sure you're there for the first day of class because that's when they're going to show this flick. It stands today as one of the first motion picture shorts in America.


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