With Kleine Optical Company (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. The Great Train Robbery (1903)
TV-G | 11 min | Short, Action, Western
A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels.
3. Cabiria (1914)
Not Rated | 148 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Three centuries before Christus. Young Cabiria is kidnapped by some pirates during one eruption of the Etna. She is sold as a slave in Carthage, and as she is just going to be sacrificed to... See full summary »
5. 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 »
6. Le voyage à travers l'impossible (1904)
Not Rated | 24 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
8. Fairyland: A Kingdom of 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.
9. Life of an American Fireman (1903)
Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Action
Porter's sequential continuity editing links several shots to form a narrative of firemen responding to a house fire. They leave the station with their horse drawn pumper, arrive on the ... See full summary »
10. The Passion Play (1903)
44 min | Short, Biography, Drama
1. THE ANNUNCIATION. The Angel of the Lord appears to Mary, announcing the birth of a child, which shall be called the "Son of God." 2. THE STRANGE STAR. Led by the light of the strange new... See full summary »
11. 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.
16. Puss in Boots (1903)
Short, Comedy, Fantasy
An old miller, feeling that his end is near, assembles his three sons to divide his property among them. He leaves his mill to the oldest, his land and property to the second, and when his ... See full summary »
19. Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra (1913)
Drama, History, Romance
After the murder of her lover Julius Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor, Octavius.
21. Attack on a China Mission (1900)
4 min | Short, Drama, War
The titles tell us this film is based on an incident in the Boxer Rebellion. A man tries to defend a woman and a large house against Chinese attackers. They attack with swords, guns, and ... See full summary »
25. Daylight Burglary (1903)
5 min | Short, Crime, Drama
A thief jumps a fence and removes the shutter from a house. He enters, but a lad who's witnessed the crime runs off to hail the coppers. The first officer on the scene climbs the fence, ... See full summary »
Director: Frank S. Mottershaw
26. What Is Seen Through a Keyhole (1901)
2 min | Short, Comedy
A hotel porter tries in his spare time to find out the secrets of the guests in looking through the keyholes of the different rooms. He must see very funny things, judging from his facial expressions.
Director: Ferdinand Zecca
35. Anne Boleyn (1914)
At a court gathering at Greenwich, in 1532, Sir Thomas Wyatt reads some verses to Queen Catherine. Henry VIII, hearing that the Queen has found a new lady-in-waiting, visits the assembly to... See full summary »
36. The Puppet's Nightmare (1908)
Not Rated | 2 min | Animation, Short
The nightmare of Émile Cohl's chalk animation is one of unreliable appearances. Fishermen catch fish which eat them whole. Ladders transform into coils which just as suddenly take the form ... See full summary »
Director: Émile Cohl
38. The Vow; or, Jephthah's Daughter (1910)
Jephthah, the ninth judge of the Israelites, a natural son of Gilead, of the tribe of Manasseh, was expelled from his home by his brothers, at the death of his father, on account of his ... See full summary »
39. Cyrano de Bergerac (1900)
Not Rated | 2 min | Drama, Short
The only film record ever made of the original star of Rostand's famous play performing a scene from his most famous role. It is accompanied by a sound-on-cylinder recording of Coquelin's voice reciting one of Cyrano's speeches.
43. The Poachers (1903)
3 min | Drama, Short
Three hunters surprise two poachers in the act. The hunters take umbrage and give chase over fences and through fields. The hunters fire away, but the poachers have guns as well, and a ... See full summary »
46. The Elixir of Life (1901)
1 min | Short, Fantasy
An old, grumpy-looking individual is seated behind a table, on which a black bottle and a tumbler is placed. From the expression on his face one would think he was suffering from a bad case... See full summary »
47. The Life of Moliere (1910)
Short, Biography, Drama
We first see Moliere at work in his father's shop, when a boy. All the employees are busy at their appointed tasks, except the youthful playwright, who snatches time to re-read one of his ... See full summary »
1. The Duchess of Montpensier meets the fanatical young monk, Jacques Clement. 2. She receives a message telling of the murder of her brother. 3. Henry of Navarre overhears the duchess ... See full summary »
49. Baby Bet (1910)
A mischievous four-year-old girl tricks a tramp, policeman and doctor.