Most Popular Titles Released In 1897

1. Rapunzel (1897 Short Film) Rapunzel (1897 Short Film)
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Dir: Oskar Messter Fantasy
2. After the Ball, the Bath (1897 Short Film) After the Ball, the Bath (1897 Short Film)
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The first film to ever show a nudity scene on screen is a simple presentation of a servant preparing a bath for another woman. Dir: Georges Méliès With: Jane Brady, Jeanne d'Alcy 1 mins.
3. The Devil's Castle (1897 Short Film) The Devil's Castle (1897 Short Film)
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A man dressed in red is ushered into an antechamber in a Castle and offered a seat. When he tried to... Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès 3 mins.
4. Cupid and Psyche (1897 Short Film) Cupid and Psyche (1897 Short Film)
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"[By the Leander Sisters.] The dress of one consists of a pair of wings and a bow and arrow; the other represents a fairy. Bathers in all stages of dress and undress watch the graceful dance." Dir: James H. White
5. The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight (1897 Documentary) The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight (1897 Documentary)
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The first known feature film! A very unusual filmed record of the Corbett-Fitzsimmons fight originally ran over 90 minutes in length. Dir: Enoch J. Rector With: James J. Corbett, Bob Fitzsimmons, Billy Madden Documentary | News | Sport 20 mins.
6. Bataille de neige (1897 Documentary) Bataille de neige (1897 Documentary)
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Wintertime in Lyon. About a dozen people, men and women, are having a snowball fight in the middle of a tree-lined street... Dir: Louis Lumière Documentary 1 mins.
7. Leaving Jerusalem by Railway (1897 Documentary) Leaving Jerusalem by Railway (1897 Documentary)
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A train is leaving a railway station at the outskirts of Jerusalem. From the very end of the train a barren... Dir: Auguste Lumière, Alexandre Promio Documentary 1 mins.
8. Football (1897 Documentary) Football (1897 Documentary)
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Dir: Alexandre Promio Documentary | Sport 1 mins.
9. The Dolorita Passion Dance (1897 Short Film) The Dolorita Passion Dance (1897 Short Film)
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"Musicians are seated, playing, while the graceful Dolorita dances. It is the Danse-du-Ventre, the famous Oriental muscle dance." With: Dolorita
10. The Hallucinated Alchemist (1897 Short Film) The Hallucinated Alchemist (1897 Short Film)
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Strange things come to life as the fumes from an experiment cause an alchemist to have amazing visions. Dir: Georges Méliès Fantasy | Horror 2 mins.