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Falling Cat (1894)

A cat falls down and lands on its feet.
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A cat falls down and lands on its feet.

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The First Cat on Film
14 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

Falling Cat (1894)

The title pretty much tells you exactly what happens in this Edison short. A cat is dropped and lands on some soft cushions. For those PETA fans, have no fear everything was pulled off smoothly.

Is that enough of a plot for you? Considering this was 1894 there's no point in really expecting a plot. There's certainly nothing terrible or great about this picture but fans of early cinema will want to watch it just because of the historic value. I'm fairly certain this was the first cat to ever be put into a movie so that there gives you a historic reason to watch it if you needed one.


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