Most Popular Titles Released In 1897

1. Gugusse and the Automaton (1897 Short Film) Gugusse and the Automaton (1897 Short Film)
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Dir: Georges Méliès With: Gugusse 1 mins.
2. The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight (1897) The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight (1897)
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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 News | Sport
3. The Arrival of the King of Siam in Stockholm (1897 Short Film) The Arrival of the King of Siam in Stockholm (1897 Short Film)
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With: Sophia Drottning, King Chulalongkorn, King Oscar II News
4. Rapunzel (1897 Short Film) Rapunzel (1897 Short Film)
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Dir: Oskar Messter Fantasy
5. The Vanishing Lady (1897 Short Film) The Vanishing Lady (1897 Short Film)
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6. A Twentieth Century Surgeon (1897 Short Film) A Twentieth Century Surgeon (1897 Short Film)
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A derelict discovers that a surgeon performing unnatural experiments has replaced his body. Dir: Georges Méliès 2 mins.
7. The Workers (1897 Documentary) The Workers (1897 Documentary)
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"This scene is very characteristic of New York. All excavations require rock drilling and blasting.... Documentary
8. Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. (1897 Documentary) Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. (1897 Documentary)
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Dir: James H. White Documentary
9. 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
10. Amoskeag Veterans, New Hampshire (1897 Short Film) Amoskeag Veterans, New Hampshire (1897 Short Film)
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McKinley Inaugural Parade. Dir: James H. White With: Frank B. Kimball News