Most Popular Titles Released In 1897

1. Rapunzel (1897 Short Film) Rapunzel (1897 Short Film)
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Dir: Oskar Messter Fantasy
2. 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
3. The Dancing Skeleton (1897 Short Film) The Dancing Skeleton (1897 Short Film)
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Skeleton lumiere's dance.
4. 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 1 mins.
5. 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.
6. 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
7. Niagara Falls (1897 Documentary) Niagara Falls (1897 Documentary)
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A stationary camera looks west across Niagara Falls from the United States' side (the Niagara River rushes toward the falls from right to left)... Documentary 1 mins.
8. The Bewitched Inn (1897 Short Film) The Bewitched Inn (1897 Short Film)
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A weary traveler stops at an inn along the way to get a good night's sleep, but his rest is interrupted... Dir: Georges Méliès With: Georges Méliès Comedy 2 mins.
9. The Haunted Castle (1897 Short Film) The Haunted Castle (1897 Short Film)
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A King (played by Georges Méliès) shows up at his new castle where he is haunted. Dir: George Albert Smith Horror 1 mins.
10. Bataille de neige (1897 Documentary) Bataille de neige (1897 Documentary)
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Wintertime in Lyons. 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.