Os anos do cinema / The years of cinema (1895-1995)by bia_fernandes_96 | created - 23 Sep 2014 | updated - 23 Dec 2014 | Public
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Reenactment of a scene from the Boxer Rebellion.
10. History of a Crime (1901)
5 min | Short, Crime, Drama
A burglar is arrested for a murder. He is condemned to death. Before his execution the murderer dreams of his past, of how he was a bank clerk, then turned to crime. The criminal is then ... See full summary »
12. A Photographic Contortion (1901)
1 min | Comedy, Short
A man, objecting to being filmed, comes closer and closer to the camera lens until his mouth is all we see. Then he opens wide and swallows camera and cinematographer. He steps back, chews, and grins.
14. Jack and the Beanstalk (1902)
Not Rated | 10 min | Short, Fantasy
Porter's sequential continuity editing links several shots to form a narrative of the famous fairy tale story of Jack and his magic beanstalk. Borrowing on cinematographic methods ... See full summary »
19. The Passion Play (1903)
44 min | Short, Biography, Drama
The story of Jesus Christ from the proclamation of his Nativity to his crucifixion. Impressive scenes and dynamism of the actors prelude to the Italian colossal movies of the silent period.
21. Life of an American Fireman (1903)
Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Action
A fireman rushes into a carriage to rescue a woman from a house fire. Breaks the window glasses and he goes down with the woman. After dangerous and uncertain moments, the fireman save the woman' s son, too.
22. The Great Train Robbery (I) (1903)
TV-G | 11 min | Short, Action, Crime
A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels.
25. Fairyland; or, the Kingdom of the Fairies (1903)
Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
In this spectacular free adaptation of the popular theatre play "La Biche au Bois", the valiant Prince Bel-Azor pursues a baleful old witch to her impregnable castle, to save the beautiful young Princess Azurine.
27. Alice in Wonderland (1903)
8 min | Fantasy, Short
Alice dozes in a garden, awakened by a dithering white rabbit in waistcoat with pocket watch. She follows him down a hole and finds herself in a hall of many doors. A key opens a small door... See full summary »
28. Uncle Tom's Cabin (I) (1903)
Not Rated | 13 min | Short, Drama
Based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe: Eliza, a slave who has a young child, pleads with Tom, another slave, to escape with her. Tom does not leave, but Eliza flees with her child. ... See full summary »
Director: Edwin S. Porter
32. The Voyage Across the Impossible (1904)
Not Rated | 24 min | Short, Action, Adventure
Using every known means of transportation, several savants from the Geographic Society undertake a journey through the Alps to the Sun which finishes under the sea.
43. The Kleptomaniac (1905)
Not Rated | 8 min | Crime, Drama, Short