Most Popular Titles Released In 1894

1. Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze (1894 Documentary) Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze (1894 Documentary)
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A man (Thomas Edison's assistant) takes a pinch of snuff and sneezes. This is one of the earliest Thomas Edison films and was the first motion picture to be copyrighted in the United States. Dir: William K.L. Dickson With: Fred Ott Documentary 1 mins.
2. Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894 Short Film) Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894 Short Film)
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James J. Corbett and Peter Courtney meet in a boxing exhibition. Dir: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise With: James J. Corbett, Peter Courtney Sport 1 mins.
3. Miss Jerry (1894) Miss Jerry (1894)
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The adventures of a female reporter in the 1890s. Dir: Alexander Black With: Blanche Bayliss, William Courtenay, Chauncey Depew Romance 45 mins.
4. The Barbershop (1894 Documentary) The Barbershop (1894 Documentary)
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Customer gets a lightning-fast shave. Dir: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise Documentary
5. Chinese Opium Den (1894 Short Film) Chinese Opium Den (1894 Short Film)
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1 mins.
6. Dickson Experimental Sound Film (1894 Short Film) Dickson Experimental Sound Film (1894 Short Film)
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The sound has been found in the form of an old Edisonian recording cylinder. The cylinder was repaired, then Walter Murch ACE MPSE synced the film to the correct music in (I believe) 2002. Total running time is approximately 17 seconds. With: William K.L. Dickson
7. Autour d'une cabine (1894 Short Film) Autour d'une cabine (1894 Short Film)
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Dir: Émile Reynaud Animation 2 mins.
8. Annie Oakley (1894 Documentary) Annie Oakley (1894 Documentary)
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The 'Little Sure Shot' of the 'Wild West.' Exhibition of Rifle Shooting at Glass Balls, etc. (from the Edison Catalog) With: Annie Oakley Documentary 1 mins.
9. The Cock Fight (1894 Documentary) The Cock Fight (1894 Documentary)
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Two gamecocks fight in the Edison Company film studio. This feature was remade later in the same year, with additional detail added. Dir: William K.L. Dickson Documentary 1 mins.
10. Sioux Ghost Dance (1894 Short Film) Sioux Ghost Dance (1894 Short Film)
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A group of Sioux Indians from Buffalo Bill's Wild West exhibition demonstrates a dance called a "ghost dance". Dir: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise 1 mins.