Most Popular Titles Released In 1896

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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. A Terrible Night (1896 Short Film) A Terrible Night (1896 Short Film)
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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.
6. Conjuring (1896 Short Film) Conjuring (1896 Short Film)
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Dir: Georges Méliès
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Alarm der Feuerwehr (1896 Documentary) Alarm der Feuerwehr (1896 Documentary)
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Dir: Max Skladanowsky Documentary