Films of the World 1888 to 1900

(Including color tinted and experimental sound films)

Compiled by John Winner

The following list is an attempt to document films made duing the period of 1888 to 1900. I have tried to include all available information on each film that could be found. Images of films have been included when they could be found. Sources have been included at the end of the document. This is an ongoing project and this document is not 100 percent complete. Any new information can be sent to me at: isuxors@hotmail.com.

1888
[Accordion Player] Director: Louis Aimé Augustin le Prince Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): probably 1888 Camera/Projector: LPCCP Type-1 MkII fps: 10 Runtime: 1.9 seconds Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Adolphe le Prince Genre: Notes: 20 frames exist. Sequence of Adlophe le Prince playing a diatonic button accordian, on the steps of Joseph Whitley's home. Joseph Whitley was Adolphe's grandfather. [Le Prince Motion Picture No. 1] Director: Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince Producer: Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince Cinematographer: Louis Amié Augustin Le Prince Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot October 1888 Camera/Projector: fps: 10-12 Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Joseph Whitley Genre: Portrait Notes: Shot in the garden of Whitley's home in Roundhay, Leeds, England. This is Le Prince's first motion picture. Survival staus unknown. [Man Walking Around Corner] Director: Louis Aimé Augustin le Prince Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Writer: Date (production/release): 1888 Camera/Projector: LPCC Type-16 fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom

Notes: Only 16 frames exist [Roundhay Garden Scene] Director: Louis Aimé Augustin le Prince Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Aimé Augustin le Prince Editor: Louis Aimé Augustin le Prince Distributor: Writer: Date (production/release): 14 October 1888 Camera/Projector: LPCCP Type-1 MkII fps: 12 Runtime: 2.11 seconds Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Harriet Hartley, Adolphe le Prince, Joseph Whitley, Sara Whitley Notes: Shot at Oakwood Grange, the home of Joseph and Sarah Whitley, in Roundhay, Leeds, Yorkshire West Riding, United Kingdom. [Traffic Crossing Leeds Bridge] Director: Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): late October 1888 Camera/Projector: LPCCP Type-1 MkII fps: ~20 Runtime: 2.76 seconds Country: United Kingdom Genre: Actuality Notes: Film of traffic on Leeds Bridge, Leeds, Yorkshire West Riding, United Kingdom. Shot from Hicks the Ironmongers. Incomplete print exists. Le Prince's second Motion Picture.

1889
[Leisurely Pedestrians, Open Topped Buses and Hansom Cabs with Trotting Horses] Director: William Friese-Greene Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Writer: Date (production/release): January 1889 Camera/Projector: "chronophotographic" camera

fps: Runtime: [20 feet] Country: United Kingdom Notes: Shot at Apsley Gate, Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom. Shot on celuloid film. No copies survive.

1890
[Monkeyshines no.1] Director: William K.L. Dickson and Willian Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson and Willian Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): 21-27 November 1890 (possibly June 1889) Camera/Projector: Experimental motion picture process shot on photosensitive paper sheet wrapped around a rotating cylinder. fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: John Ott or G. Sacco Albanese Genre: View Notes: Experimental motion picture process shot on photosensitive paper sheet wrapped around a rotating cylinder. Shot outside Building No. 4 of the Edison Laboratory. Prints exist in the Edison Historic Site film collection, and in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 1. [Monkeyshines No.2] Director: William K.L. Dickson and Willian Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson and Willian Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Writer: Copright: none Date (production/release): shot 21-27 November 1890 (possibly June 1889) Camera/Projector: Experimental motion picture process shot on photosensitive paper sheet wrapped around a rotating cylinder. fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: John Ott or G. Sacco Albanese Genre: View Notes: Shot outside building 4 at the Edison Laboratory in West Orange, New Jersey. Print

exists in the Edison Historic Site film collection. Musser control number 2. [Monkeyshines No. 3] Director: William K.L. Dickson and Willian Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 21-27 November 1890 (possibly June 1889) Camera/Projector: Experimental motion picture process shot on photosensitive paper sheet wrapped around a rotating cylinder. fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: John Ott or G. Sacco Albanese Genre: View Notes: Shot outside building 4 at the Edison Laboratory in West Orange, New Jersey. Print exists in the Edison Historic Site film collection. [London's Traflgar Square] Director: Wordsworth Donisthorpe and William Carr Crofts Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Writer: Date (production/release): 1890 Camera/Projector: "kinesigraph" camera on celuloid film fps: 10 Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Notes: Only 10 frames survive

1891
[Men Boxing] Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Editor: Studio: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company

Distributor: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): ca. May – June 1891 Camera/Projector: experimental horizontal feed camera with a round aperture and ¾ inch wide film with a single edge row of sproket perforations. fps: Runtime: 5 seconds (12 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Sports, Boxing Notes: Shot at the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building in West Orange, New Jersey. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. [Dickson Greeting] Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison's Black Maria Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 20 May 1991 Camera/Projector: experimental horizontal feed camera with a round aperture and ¾ inch wide film with a single edge row of sproket perforations. Fps: 30 Runtime: 3 seconds (part 1), 15 seconds (part 2) Country: Main Actors: William K.L. Dickson Genre: View Notes: Shot at the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building in West Orange, New Jersey. Played for viewers at National Federation of Women's Clubs. One of the first public presentaions of a motion picture. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. [Newark Athlete] (aka Club Swinger no. 1, or Indian Club Swinger) Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison's Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): May or June 1891

Camera/Projector: experimental horizontal feed camera with a round aperture and ¾ inch wide film with a single edge row of sproket perforations. Fps: Runtime: 12 seconds (in two fragments) Country: United States Main Actors: unknown Genre: Perfomance, Athletics Notes: Shot in the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building. Entered in the National Film Registry in 2010. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. [Duncan and Another, Shop] Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison's Black Maria Writer: Date (production/release): 1891 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: James Duncan Notes: Shot at the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building in West Orange, New Jersey. [Duncan or Devonald with Muslin Cloud] Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Studio: Edison's Black Maria Writer: Date (production/release): 1891 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: James Duncan, Fred C. Devonald Notes: Shot at the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building in West Orange, New Jersey. [Experimental Edison Film with James Duncan] (aka [Duncan Smoking]) Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company

Studio: Edison's Black Maria Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1891 Camera/Projector: Experimantal horizontal feed camera with a round aperture and ¾ inch wide film with a single edge row of sprocket perforations. fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: James Duncan Genre: View Notes: Shot at the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building in West Orange, New Jersey. Print exists. [Monkey and Another, Boxing] Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Studio: Edison's Black Maria Writer: Date (production/release): 1891 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Notes: Shot at the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building in West Orange, New Jersey.

1892
A Hand Shake Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1892 Camera/Projector: early version of Edison's Kinetoscope verticle-feed (approximatley 35mm) spherical motion picture format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Genre: View

Notes: Shot at the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building in West Orange, New Jersey. Survival status unknown. [Man on Parallel Bars] Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): 1892 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Notes: Shot at the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building in West Orange, New Jersey. An experimental film, never released to the public. Pauvre Pierrot (Poor Pete) Director: Charles-Émile Reynaud Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): released 28 October 1892 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: ~15 minutes Country: France Main Actors: Notes: Shown at the Théâtre Optique, part of the Pantomimes Lumineuses, one of the first animated films. Un bon Bock (A Good Beer) Director: Charles-Émile Reynaud Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): released 28 October 1892 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: ~15 minutes Country: France

Main Actors: Notes: Shown at the Théâtre Optique, part of the Pantomimes Lumineuses, one of the first animated films. No print exists [Men Wrestling] Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William K.L. Dickson or William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1892 Camera/Projector: shot on an early Edison Kinetoscope verticle-feed (approximatley 35mm) spherical motion picture format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Sports, Wrestling Notes: Shot at the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building in West Orange, New Jersey. Survival status unknown Boxing Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1892 Camera/Projector: early version of Edison's Kinetograph vertical-feed spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Shot at the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building in West Orange, New Jersey. Survival status unknown. Le Clown et ses chiens (A Clown and his Dogs) Director: Charles-Émile Reynaud Producer: Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): released 28 October 1892 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: ~15 minutes Country: France Main Actors: Notes: Shown at the Théâtre Optique, part of the Pantomimes Lumineuses, one of the first animated films. [Men Fencing] Director: William K.L. Dickson and Willaim Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1892 Camera/Projector: eraly version of Edison's Kinetoscope vertical-feed (approximatley 35mm) spherical motion picture format fps: Runtime: ~1 minute Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Shot at the Edison Laboratory Photographic Building in West Orange, New Jersey. An experimental film, never released to the public. Selected frames were published in the journal The Phonogram in 1892. Survival status unknown.

1893
Blacksmith Scene Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Date (production/release): shot April 1893 / released 9 May 1893

Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: 34 seconds (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Charles Kayser, John Ott and unknown Edison employee Notes: First shown at the Brooklyn Institute on a Kinetoscope. Filmed entirely within the Black Maria Studio. Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. A surviving print was foound at the Henry Ford Museum. [Friese-Greene Stereoscopic Cinematography Experiment] Director: William Friese-Greene Producer: William Friese-Greene Cinematographer: William Friese-Greene Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1893 Camera/Projector: spherical (approximatly) 100mm stereoscopic format, Friese-Greene experimantal stereoscopic process. fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Incomplete print exists

1894
Horse-shoeing Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown

The Bar Room Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Used as part of the presentaion of Edison's Vitascope motion picture projection system. Survival status unknown. [Amateur Gymnast, no. 1] ([Unsuccessful Somersault]) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Compnay: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot before mid-March 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetograph camera / Kinetoscope machine fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Performance, Sports, Gymnastics Notes: Survival status unknown. Musser control number 22. [Ameture Gymnast, no. 2] (aka [Successful Somersault]) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): shot before mid-March 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Performance, Sports, Gymnastics Notes: Survival status unknown. Musser control number 23 Annie Oakley Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot 1 Novenber 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (39 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Annie Oakley, unknown assistant Genre: Perfomance Notes: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences film archive, and in the Archives du film di Centre national de la cinématographie film archive. Shot ion the Edison Black Maria studio. Musser control number 86. Annabelle Butterfly Dance Director: possibly William K.L. Dickson or William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: probably William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime:

Country: Main Actors: Annabelle Whitford Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Print exists Annabell Serpentine Dance (aka Annabelle Serpentine Dance, no. 1) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: probably Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot on or before 10 August 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Annabelle Whitford Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 49. [Athlete with Wand] Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Compnay: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot ca. February 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (37 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Athletics Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria Studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Autour d'une cabine (Around the Bathing Hut) Director: Charles-Émile Reynaud Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Praxinoscope spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: possibly comedy Notes: Print exists Band Drill Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot Late November 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (36 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Frank Baldwin [as Steele Ayers, band leader], Fred W. Boardman, William Cushing, Ad. Dorsch, E.P. Brown, J.F. Boardman, George Goddard, E.F. Balch, Paul Pfarr Genre: Perfomance Notes: From the musical play “A Milk White Flag” by Charles Hoyt. Prints exist in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House, and in the Museum of Modern Art film archive.

The Barbershop (aka Barbershop Scene) Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Premired as a projected image 23 April 1894 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Projected at Koster and Bial's Music Hall. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, and in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. Bertholdi (Mouth Support) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Edna Bertholdi Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Bertholdi (Table Contortion) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Edna Bertholdi Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Billy Edwards and the Unknown Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Billy Edwards, ? Warwick Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Early subject used as part of the premire of Edison's Vitascope motion picture projection system. Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. The Boxing Cats (aka Boxing Cats (Prof. Welton's)) Director: Willaim K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: probably Willaim Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot ca. July 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (33 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Henry Welton

Genre: Perfomance Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

[Boxing Match] Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot before early March 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown Bucking Broncho Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot 16 October 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Lee Martin, Frank Hammitt, Sunfish the Horse Genre: Perfomance Notes: Shot on the Edison Laboratory grounds. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Buffalo Bill Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Colonel William F. Cody Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Buffalo Dance Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Willaim Heise Editor: Distributor: Maguire & Baucus Production Compnay: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): Shot 24 September 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (17 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Last Horse, Parts His Hair, Hair Coat, 2 other unknown Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Shot at Edison Black Maria studio. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, and in the Centre National de la Cinématographie film archive.

Caicedo (aka Caicedo, King of the Slack Wire, or Caicedo (With Pole), or Caicedo, no.1) Director: Willaim K.L. Dickson and Willaim Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Studio: Edison Black Maria Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Writer: Copyright: none

Date (production/release): Shot 25 July 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (37 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Jaun A. Caicedo Genre: Perfomance Notes: Shot on the grounds of the Edison Laboratory. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, and in the Academy Film Archive. Carmencita Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): Shot ca. 10-16 March 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (38 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Carmencita Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Shot in the Black Maria Studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. The Carnival Dance Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Lucy Murray, Mae Lucas, Maggie Crosland Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown

Cockfight (aka Roosters) Director: Willaim K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: probably William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff and Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot early March 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Survival unknown Cockfight, no. 2 Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: probably William Heise Editor: Distributor: probably Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): August 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (aka Corbett-Courtney Fight) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Kinetoscope Exibition Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: 17 November 1894 Wm. K.L. Dickson

Date (production/release): shot 7 September 1894 / released late September 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (6 film, ~150 feet each) Country: United States Main Actors: James J. Corbett, Peter Cortenay Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Shot at the Edison Black Maria Studio. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, and in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. Dance Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Frank Lawton, Miss Williamson, Miss France Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: From the musical play “A Milk White Flag” by Charles Hoyt. One of five films taken from the stage production. Survival status unknown. Dance Director: William K.L. Dickson and Willaim Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Ruth Dennis (Ruth St. Dennis) Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown

Dance de Ventre Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Madame Dennis Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Dance of Rejoicing Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Elsie Jones, No. 1 Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format

fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Elsie Jones Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze (aka Fred Ott's Sneeze) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: 9 January 1894 William K.L. Dickson Date (production/release): shot between 2 and 7 January 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (4 feet) Country: Unites States Main Actors: Fred Ott Genre: View Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Finale of 1st Act, Hoyt's “Milk White Flag” Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: From the musical “A Milk White Flag” by Charles Hoyt. Survival status unknown.

Fire Rescue – H & L (aka Fire Rescue Scene) Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): Shot between 1 October and 17 December 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Shot at the Edison Black Maria Studio. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, and in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. Glenroy Bros. (aka Glenroy Bros. (Comic Boxing)) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 6 October 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Mr. Glenroy, Mr. Glenroy, 5 onlookers, referee Genre: Perfomance, Comedy, Sketch Notes: Shot at Edison Black Maria Studio. Print exists Glenroy Bros., no. 2 Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria

Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): Shot 6 October 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: ~27 seconds (33 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Mr. Glenroy, Mr. Glenroy Genre: Perfomance, Comedy, Sketch Notes: Print exists Grundy and Frint Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: ? Grundy, ? Frint Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Hadj Cheriff (aka Arab Knife Juggler) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot 6 October 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (36 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Hadji L. Cheriff Genre Notes: Shot at Edison Black Maria Studio. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, and in the Museum of Modern Art film archive.

Imperial Japanese Dance Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): ca. Oct-Nov 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (~45 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: The Sarashe Sisters Genre: Notes: Shot at Edison Black Maria Studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. The Leonard-Cushing Fight Director: Enoch Rector Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Kinetoscope Exhibition Company Production Company: Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot 14 June 1894 / released July or August 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: 30 or 48 Runtime: (6 reels of ~150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Michael Leonard, Jack Cushing, referee, 4 onlookers Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Shot at Edison Black Maria Studio. Incomplete reel of 69 feet is all that exists of this film. First Kinetoscope Exhibition Company production.

Luis Martinetti (aka Luis Martinetti, Contortionist) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot 11 October 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (29 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Luis Martinetti Genre Perfomance Notes: Shot at Edison Black Maria Studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Gymnasts on Parallel Bars Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot before early 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Highland Dance Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Hindoostan Fakir and Cotta Dwarf Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Hornbacker and Murphy (aka The Hornbacker-Murphy Fight) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Willaim Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot 2 October 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Eugene Hornbacker, ? Murphy Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Comprised of five seperate reels, one for each round. Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive (one round only).

Indidan War Council Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly View Notes: Survival status unknown In the Dentist's Chair Director: Willaim K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown James Grundy Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894

Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: James Grundy Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: One of two films of Grundy made in 1894. Survival status unknown James Grundy Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: James Grundy Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: One of two Grundy films made in 1894. Survival status unknown John W. Wilson and Bertha Waring Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: John W. Wilson, Bertha Waring Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown [K.M.C.D. Syndicate Mutoscope Experimental Film] Director: Herman Casler Producer:

Cinematographer: Herman Casler Editor: Distributor: Production Company: K.M.C.D. Syndicate Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): possibly shot September 1894 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Shot at Casler's home in Canastota, New York. Survival status unknown. Lady Fencers Director: Willaim K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Layman Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country:

Main Actors: George Layman Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Mlle. Capitaine Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Mademoiselle Capitaine Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown New Barbershop Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown New Bar Room Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown New Blacksmith Shop Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Survival status unknown Organ Grinder Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown

Paddle Dance Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Pes Seul No. 1 Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Lucy Murry Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Pes Seul No. 2 Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894

Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Mae Lucas Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Pedro Esquirel and Dionecio Gonzales Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Perdo Esquirel, Dionecio Gonzales Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown The Pickaninnies Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Professor Attilla Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Professor Attilla Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Quartette Director: possibly William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: From the play “Trilby”. Survival status unknown The Rixfords Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States

Main Actors: The Rixfords Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Robetta and Doretto Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 26 November 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: ? Robetto, Phil Doretto (Phil Lauter) Genre: Perfomance, Vaudville, Comedy Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Film is presumed lost. Robetta and Doretto (aka Chinese Laundry Scene) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: possibly Maguire & Baucus Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot ca. 26 November 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (39 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, and in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. Rob Roy Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Richard Carroll Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Sandow (aka Sandow, no. 1) Director: William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 18 May 1894 William K.L. Dickson Date (production/release): shot 6 March 1894 / released May 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: (39 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Eugene Sandow (Friedrich Muller) Genre: Perfomance Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Short Stick Dance Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48

Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Silver Dance Director: Willaim K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Sioux Ghost Dance (aka Ghost Dance) Director: Willaim K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Willaim Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon (domestic), Maguire & Baucus (international) Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot 24 September 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (39 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance, Native American Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Prints exist in the Museum of Modern Art film archive, and in the Centre National de la Cinématographie film archive. Skirt Dance Dog

Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Summersault Dog Director: William K.L. Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown [Terriers attack Rats] Director: possibly William K.L. Dickson and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48

Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Topack and Steele Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: George Topack, George W. Steele Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Trapeze Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Vincente Ore Passo Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor:

Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Vincente Ore Passo Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Walton and Slavin Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Mr. Walton, Mr. Slavin Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Wrestling Director: possibly William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Perfomance

Notes: Survival status unknown The Wrestling Dog Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): possibly shot July 1894 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Henry Welton Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Young Weimer Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Mr. Weimer Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown

1895
Akrobatisches Potpourri Director: Max Skladanowsky and Emil Skladanowsky Producer: Cinematographer: possibly by Max Skladanowsky Editor: Distributor: Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 1 November 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm shperical format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany Main Actors: Genre: Notes: One of the first german produced films. Survival status unknown. Annabelle Butterfly Dance (aka Annabelle Butterfly Dance, no. 2) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Maguire & Baucus Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot February 1895 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Annabelle Whitford Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Color tinted. Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Survival status unknown. Part of the premiere presentaion of Edison's Vitascope motion picture projection system. Musser control number 117. Annabelle Butterfly Dance (aka Annabelle Butterfly Dance, no. 3) Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Continental Commerce Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot between April and August 1895 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Annabelle Whitford

Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Some prints color tinted. Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. Musser control number 140. Annabelle Serpentine Dance (aka Annabelle Serpentine Dance, no. 2) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Maguire & Baucus Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot in February 1895 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Annabelle Whitford Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Survival status unknown. Musser control number 116. Annabelle Serpentine Dance (aka Annabelle Serpentine Dance, no. 3) Director: Wiliam Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Continental Commerce Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 8 May 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot between April and August 1895 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (45 or 50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Annabelle Whitford Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Hand color tinted. Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, and in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institue film archive. Musser control number 139. Apothéose Director: Max Skladanowsky and Emil Skladanowsky

Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 1 November 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany Main Actors: Genre: Notes: One of the first German produced films. Survival status unknown. L'Arroseur arrosé (Watering the Waterer) Director: Louis Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 10 June 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: 49 seconds Country: France Main Actors: François Clerc [as the gardener], Benoît Duval [as the boy] Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot at Jardin des Lumière à Lyon Monplasir, 264 cours Gambetta in Lyon, France. First French fiction film. Print exists. Generally thought to be the first film comedy. Lumière film number 99. [The Babies' Quarrel] (aka Childish Quarrel) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical

1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Prints exist. Lumière film number 82. Baby and the Fish Bowl Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Baignade en mer (aka A Dip in the Sea) Director: possibly Louis Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 21 September 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Clos-des-plages at La Ciotat, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 11.

Barque sortant du port (small Boat Leaving Port) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): 1895 Copyright: Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. [Bathing in the Mediterranian] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown [The Blacksmith at Work] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895

Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Bootblack at Work in a London Street Director: possibly Brit Acres Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: possibly Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Paul spherical 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Das boxende Känguruh Director: Max Skladanowsky and Emil Skladanowsky Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 1 November 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany Main Actors: Genre: Notes: One of the first German produced films. Survival status unknown. Boxing Match (aka Boxers) Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown Boxing Match Director: possibly Brit Acres Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: possibly Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown Bridget Serves the Salad Undressed (aka No Salad Dressing Wanted) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release):1895 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States

Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Chapeaux à transformations (Transformation by Hats) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 105. Charcuterie méchnique (The Sausage Machine) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists The Clown Barber Director: James Williamson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Williamson Films

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (70 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Survival status unknown Le débarquement du congrès de photographie à Lyon Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 11 June 1895 / premiered 12 June 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: 48 seconds Country: France Main Actors: Jules Marey, Pierre Jules César Janssen Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot at Neuville-sur-Sâone, France. Print exists. [The Degradation of Dreyfus] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Démolition d'un mur Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Auguste Lumière Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 40. The Derby Director: Brit Acres Producer: Robert W. Paul and Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul and Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 29 May 1895 Camera/Projector: Paul-Acres 48 FPS 1.33:1 35mm format fps: 48 Runtime: 28 seconds Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot at the Epsom Derby. Print exists.

[Dickson Experimental Sound Film] (aka [Dickson Violin]) Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot ca. September 1894 or 2 April 1895 Camera/Projector: Probably Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: William K.L. Dickson Genre: Experimental, Synchronized sound film Notes: Experimental Edison sound-on-cylinder sound system. Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Original sound cylinder found in the 1990's, reconstructed and digitaly resynched in 2002. Prints exist in the Museum of Modern Art film archive, and in the Library of Congress film archive. Engine and Pump Director: possibly Willaim K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Americam Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Shot in Canastoda, New York. Biograph production number 6. Survival status unknown

The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots (aka The Execution of Mary Stuart) Director: Alfred Clark Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: possibly Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot 28 August 1895 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (27 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Robert Thomae [as Mary, Queen of Scots], Mrs. R.L. Thomas Genre: Drama, Trick film Notes: Possibly shot outside Edison Black Maria studio. Prints exist in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House, and in the Library of Congress film archive. [Exterior of Brit Acres' Home, Clovelly Cottage] Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Acres' first motion picture. Survival status unknown. [Firemen Extinguishing a Fire] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Les Forgerons Director: Louis Lumière and possibly Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 28 December 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: 49 seconds Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Shot on the Lumière factory grounds in Lyon, France. Lumière film number 53. Survival status unknown. The German Emperor Reviewing His Troops Director: Brit Acres Producer: Robert W. Paul and Brit Acres Cinematographer: possibly Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul and Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot summer 1895 Camera/Projector: Paul spherical 48 FPS 35mm format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown

Italienischer Bauerntanz Director: Max Skladanowsky and Emil Skladanowsky Producer: Cinematographer: Max Skladanowsky Editor: Distributor: Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): released 1 November 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany Main Actors: Ploetz, Larella Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot at Feldschlösschen, Pankow, Berlin, Germany. Survival status unknown. Joan of Arc Director: Alfred Clark Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Willaim Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot late August or September 1895 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Drama Notes: Survival status unknown [Juggler] Director: Max Skladanowsky and Emil Skladanowsky Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 1 November 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format

fps: Runtime: Country: Germany Main Actors: Genre: possibly Perfomance Notes: One of the first German produced films. Survival status unknown. [Lambda Experimental Film] Director: possibly Otway Latham or William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Lambda Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format. fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [Latham Pantoptikon Experimental Film] Director: possibly Otway Latham Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Lambda Company Production Company: Lambda Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Pantoptikon spherical widegauge filmstock format fps: ~40 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Woodville Latham, Otway Latham, ? Lauste [as young man] Genre: View Notes: Survival status unknown [A Lesson in Vaulting] Director: Producer: Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [Lion, London Zoological Garden] Director: Alexandre Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 54. Lutte Director: Max Skladanowsky and Emil Skladanowsky Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 1 November 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany

Main Actors: Genre: Notes: One of the first German produced films. Survival status unknown. La mer Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: 38 seconds Country: France Main Actors: Genre: View, Scenic Notes: Survival status unknown [M. Lumière Receiving Guests] Director: possibly Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: ? Lumière Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown [Monsieurs Jannsen and Lagrange] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 12 June 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: M. Jannsen, M. Lagrange Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown [Niagara Falls] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Lambda Company Production Company: Lambda Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown [Nicholas Sisters Split Dance] Director: Otway Latham Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: posibly Lambda Company Production Company: Lambda Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released August 1895 Camera/Projector: Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Nicholas Sisters Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: The Nicholas Sisters were from a Koster & Bial's Music Hall stage production. Shot on the roof of Madison Square Garden. Survival status unknown.

The Opening of the Kiel Canal Director: Brit Acres Producer: Robert W. Paul and Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul and Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot June 1895 Camera/Projector: Paul-Acres spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: 18 seconds (14 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Germany. Survival status unknown. Partie d'écarté Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 1895 / premiered 20 February 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Antoine Lumière, Alphonse Winkler, Félicien Trewey, Antoine Féraud Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 73. Pêche aux poissons rouges Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): premiered 10 June 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: 38 seconds Country: France Main Actors: Auguste Lumière, Andrée Lumière Genre: Notes: Shot at Monplaisir in Lyon, France. Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 69. [Performing Animals] (aka Skipping Dogs) Director: Brit Acres Producer: Robert W. Paul and Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists in the National Fairground Archive (University of Sheffield Library) [The Place de la Bourse at Lyon] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Place des Cordeliers Director: possibly Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 10 June 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: 40 seconds Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: shot on the Place des Cordeliers in Lyon, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 128. Princess Ali Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: possibly Maguire & Bauacus Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 9 May 1895 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (21 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Princes Ali Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Print exists

Le repas de bébé Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot late February or early March 1895 / premiered 10 June 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: ~16 Runtime: 41 seconds Country: France Main Actors: Auguste Lumière, Marguerite Lumière, Andrée Lumière Genre: View Notes: Shot at Monplasir in Lyon, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 88 [Ross-Roeber Wrestling Match] Director: Otway Latham Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Lambda Company Production Company: Lambda Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Duncan C. Ross, Earnest Roeber Genre: Documentary, Sports, Wrestling Notes: Survival status unknown

A Rough Sea at Dover Director: possibly Brit Acres Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: possibly Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Paul spherical 48 FPS 35mm format fps: 48 Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Paul's first film. Print exists [Russian Dance] Director: Max Skladanowsky and Emil Skladanowsky Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 1 November 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany Main Actors: Genre: Notes: One of the first German produced films. Survival status unknown.

Le saut à la couverture Director: Louis Lumière and possibly Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 10 June 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: 41 seconds Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Part-Dieu in Lyon, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 192. [Serpentine Dance] Director: Max Skladanowsky and Emil Skladanowsky Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 1 November 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany Main Actors: Madamoiselle Ançion Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: One of the first German produced films. Survival status unknown. [Sheepshead Bay Horse Race] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Lambda Company Production Company: Lambda Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown The Sidewalks of New York Director: Otway Latham Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Lambda Company Production Company: Lambda Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: From the play “The Sidewalks of New York” by Davis and Keogh. Film is presumed lost. The Sidewalks of New York Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James H. White Editor: Distributor: Possibly Raff & Gammon or Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: James H. White Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: From the play “The Sidewalks of New York” by Davis and Keogh. Shot on Mott Street in New York, New York. Survival status unknown.

La sortie des ouvriers de l'usine Lumière (aka Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory) Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 22 March 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: 46 seconds Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Reputedly the first motion picture made by the Lumière brothers. Shot at Usine Lumière in Lyon, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 91 [first version]. La sortie des ouvriers de l'usine Lumière (aka Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory) Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Usine Lumière in Lyon, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 91 [second version].

La sortie des ouvriers de l'usine Lumière (aka Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory) Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Usine Lumière in Lyon, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 91 [third version]. Tom Merry, Lightening Cartoonist Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Tom Merry, Lightening Cartoonist Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown [Trewey's Serpentine Ribbon] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Société Lumière Production Company: possibly Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: possibly Félicien Trewey or Lucian Trewey Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [Untitled Kinetoscope Comedy] (aka Crude Set Drama) Director: Brit Acres Producer: Robert W. Paul and Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul and Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot March 1895 Camera/Projector: possibly Paul-Acres 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: 36 seconds Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

[Venice, Showing Gondolas] Director: possibly Alexandre Promio Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Alexandre Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: A Lumière subject planned as part of the premiere presentation of Edison's Vitascope motion picture projection system. Survival status unknown. La voltige Director: Louis Lumière ans Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 10 June 1895 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: 46 seconds Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Part-Dieu in Lyon, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 194. Washday Troubles Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists The Waves Director: Otway Latham Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Lambda Company Production Company: Lambda Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1895 Camera/Projector: Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Young Griffo vs. Battling Charles Barnett Director: Otway Latham Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: possibly Lambda Company Production Company: Lambda Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 4 May 1895 / premiered 20 May 1895 Camera/Projector: Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Albert Griffiths, Charles Barnett Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Shot on the roof of Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. Film is presumed lost.

1896
L'abreuvoir (aka The Horse Trough) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Francis Doublier Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists American Falls from Above, American Side Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James H. White Editor: Distributor: Maguire & Baucus Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 12 December 1896 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot in first week of December 1896 / released December 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope fps: Runtime: (37 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. American Falls from Bridge, Niagra Falls Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown American Falls from Incline Railroad Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: probably Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Company: 24 December 1896 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot between 11-13 December 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Niagra Falls, New York. Survival status unknown. American Falls, Goat Island Director: Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 April 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released September 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (135 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Also distributed in 25 foot length. Print exists in the library of Congress film archive.

American Falls, Luna Island Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Company: 24 April 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released September 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Amy Muller Director: possibly William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): possibly shot on 24 March 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope fps: 48 Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Amy Muller Genre: Performance, Dance Notes: Shot at Edison Black Maria studio. Film was also available in a 50 foot length. Some Release prints were hand colored. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House, and in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences film archive. Musser control number 152. [The Aquarium] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière

Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [Arab Cortege, Geneva] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 310. An Arrest Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre:

Notes: Survival status unknown The Arrest of a Bookmaker. Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released May 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly Kinematograph 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Survival status unknown The Arrest of a Pickpocket Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released May 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly Kinematograph 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Print exists. The last know print of the film was recovered in 2006 from an attic in England. The Arrival of Li Hung Chang Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company

Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): shot 29 August 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Li Hung Chang Notes: Shot in New York, New York. Survival status unknown. Arrivée d'un train (Gare de Joinville) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film presumed lost. Frazer control number 35. Arrivée d'un train gare de Vincennes Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film presumed lost. Frazer reel number 8. Arrivée d'un train à Battery Place

Director: Alexandre Promio Producer: Cinematographer: Alexandre Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 25 September 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in New York, New York. Print exists. Lumière film number 320. Arrivée d'un train à Melborne Director: Marius Sestier Producer: Cinematographer: Marius Sestier Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 3 November 1896 / released 19 November 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: (42 feet) Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute. Lumière film number 652. Arrivée d'un train à Perrache Director: Louis Lumière Producer: August Lumière and louis Lumière Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 23 March 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format

fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Gare de Perrache, Lyon, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 127. Arrivo del treno stazione di Milano Director: Italo Pacchioni Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Italy Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: First Italian produced film. Survival status unknown. L'Arroseur (aka Watering the Flowers) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Thèâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm sperical format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Film presumed lost. Frazer reel number 6. Artillerie (exercice du tir) Director: Alexandre Promio Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot June 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 267. [Atlantic Avenue, Boston] Director: possibly Eugène Promio Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Eugène Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot late 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Autruches (Ostriches) Director: possibly Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime:

Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 4. Awakening of Rip Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 29 December 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): probably produced in 1895 / probably released in 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Joseph Jefferson [as Rip Van Winkle] Genre: Drama, Fantasy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive Baignage de chevaux Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 20 October 1896 / released 12 November 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 357. The Bad Boy and the Gardener Director: possibly William Heise Producer:

Cinematographer: possibly William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): First exhibited publicly November 1896 by J. Stuart Blackton and Albert Smith. Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown. Les Bains de Diane à Milan Director: possibly Alexandre Promio Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 12 July 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30: format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Shot in Milan, Italy. Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 277. Bareback Riding, Sixth U.S. Cavalry Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps:

Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Barnet Horse Fair Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Notes: Barque en mer (Small Boat at Sea) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 16 January 1896 / released 3 June 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: possibly actualty Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 10. Barque sorant du port de Trouville Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 31. Basse-cour Director: possibly Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 14. Bateau-Mouche sur la Seine (Steamboats on River Seine) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 16.

Batteuse à vapeur Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Bébé et fillettes Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 14. Bicycle Parade on the Boulevard Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format

fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Le Bivouac Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. The Black Diamond Express (aka The Black Diamond Express, no. 1) Director: James H. White and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: James H. White and William Heise Editor: Distributor: possibly Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 12 December 1896 Edison Manufacturing Company Date (production/release): shot 1 December 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot near Wysox, Pennsylvania. Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive.

Blackton Sketches, No. 2 Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: possibly Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot in July or August 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton Genre: Perfomance, Sketching Notes: Possibly shot on the rooftop at the Raff & Gammon offices on West 28th Street, New York, New York. Survival status unknown. Blackton Sketches, No. 3 Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: possibly Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot either July or August 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton Genre: Perfomance, Sketching Notes: Thought to have been shot on the rooftop of the Raff & Gammon offices at West 28th Street, New York, New York. Survival status unknown. Les blanchisseuses (The Washerwomen) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film presumed to be lost. Frazer reel number 7. [Boats on the Seine] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Maguire and Baucus Production Company: possibly Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: France of United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Paris, France. Survival status unknown. Bois de Boulogne (aka Bois de Boulogne (Touring Club)) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: George Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 20.

Bois de Boulogne (aka Bois de Boulogne (Porte de Madrid)) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: George Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 21. Boulevard des Italiens Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 18. Boxeurs (aka A Friendly Boxing Match) (aka The Prizefighters) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Print exists The Boxing Kangaroo Director: Brit Aces Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released January 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Print exists in the National Fairground Archive (University of Sheffield Library) Boxing Match; or, Glove Contest Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released January 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: Uinted Kingdom Main Actors: Sergeant-Instructor F. Barrett, Sergeant Pope Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Print exists in the National Fairground Archive (Universty of Sheffield Library) [Broadway, New York City] Director: possibly Eugène Promio

Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Eugène Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown The Broken Melody Director: Esme Collings Producer: Esme Collings Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): released October 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Auguste Van Biene, Mrs. Van Biene Notes: From a play by James Tanner and Herbert Keane. Survival status unknown. One of approximatley 30 short films released by 1896 by Collings. [Brooklyn Bridge] Director: possibly Eugène Promio Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot late 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France

Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Brüder Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany Main Actors: Genre: possibly documentary Notes: Produced by the members of the 1896 Hamburg transport workers general strike. Survival status unknown. The Buffalo Horse Market Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Bullfight Director: Gray Lantam and Eugène Lauste Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor:

Production Company: The Eidoloscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 26 March 1896 Camera/Projector: Eidoloscope 35mm spherical format or Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Mexico City, Mexico. Survival status unknown. [Bullfight at Juarez] Director: Enoch J. Rector Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Made for the Rector and Tilden peep show machines. Survival status unknown. A Bungling Waiter Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors:

Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown The Burning Stable Director: William Heise and/or James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise and.or James H. White Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Prints exist in the International Museum of Photography and Film at the George Eastman House, and in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. Campement de bohémiens (Gypsy Camp) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 25.

Carmaux, défournage du coke (Drawing out the Coke) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 122. [The Cascade (Geneva Exposition)] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Notes:Print exists Le cauchemar (The Nightmare) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format

fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists [The Cavalry Sham Battle] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Notes: Survival status unknown Central Park Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): probably shot May 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 35mm 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: One of the first films shot with the portable Edison camera. Survival status unknown. Champs-Elysées (aka Champs Elysées (Paris)) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor:

Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 25 April 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Sur le Rond-Point des Champs-Elysées in Paris, France. Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 151. Champs-Elysées Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 152. [The Changing of the Guard, Unter den Linden] Director: Max Skladanowsky Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany

Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [The Charge of the Seventh French Cuirassiers] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Charge of West Point Cadets Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Cherbourg: Débarquement des souverains russes Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière

Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 5 October 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 161. Les chevaux de bois (aka A Merry-Go-Round) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 5. Démolition d'un mur Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Notes: Film is presumed lost [Chicago Police Parade] Director: Eugène Promio

Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Eugène Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot late 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists Le chiffonier (The Rag Picker) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 9. Children in the Nursery Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released October 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet)

Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Chirgwin in His Humorous Business Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released June 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: G.H. Chirgwin Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Chirgwin Plays a Scotch Reel Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released June 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: G.H. Chirgwin Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown [Cissy Fitzgerald] Director: possibly William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon

Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Cissy Fitzgerald Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Distributed in a hand colored version. Survival status unknown. Clark's Thread Mill Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Combat de coqs Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 20 October 1896 / released 6 December 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors:

Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 26 [Comic Encounter] Director: Max Skladanowsky Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot August 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: ~18 minutes Country: Germany Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Contortionist Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released March 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown [The Coronation of Czar Nicholas II] Director: Boleslaw Matuszewski Producer: Cinematographer: Boleslaw Matuszewski Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Cortège du Tsar allant à Versailles Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Couronnement de la rosière (aka Corination of a Village Maiden) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 13.

Cronin, American Club Manipulator Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released September 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Morris Cronin Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown. Cronin with Three Clubs Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released September 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Morris Cronin Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Dancing Darkies Director: possibly Willaim K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format

fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Biograph production number 41. Dancing Girls Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released March 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: The Alhambra Girls Genre: Notes: Hand colored by a Mr. Doubell. Survival status unknown. Danse mexicaine Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 20 October 1896 / released 12 November 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 353. Danse serpentine Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possiblt 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Danse sur scène (pas de deux) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): possibly shot in March 1896 / released 6 November 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 29. Déchargement de bateaux Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors:

Genre: Notes: Film presumed lost. Frazer reel number 27. Défense d'afficher (aka Post No Bills) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists. The film was recovered in 2004. Frazer reel number 15. Départ des automobiles Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost Départ des officiers Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost Députations asiatiques Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 26 May 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 306. Les dernières cartouches Director: Georges Hatot Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 or 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Earliest known example of hand colored film. Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 745.

Devant's Exhibition of Paper Folding Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released June 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Devant's Hand Shadows Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released June 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: David Devant Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Dragons traversant la Sâone à la nage Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot February 1896 / released 23 August 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format

fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 186. Drill of the Engineer Corps Director: Gray Latham and Eugéne Lauste Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: The Eidoloscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): probably shot in March 1896 Camera/Projector: Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock or Eidoloscope 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Mexico. Survival status unknown Duel au pistolet Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 12 or 13 December 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 35.

Edison Drawn by “World” Artist (aka Blackton Sketches, no. 1) Director: possibly William Heise and/or James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise and/or James H. White Editor: Distributor: possibly Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot July or August 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton Genre: Perfomance, Sketching Notes: Possibly shot on the rooftop at Raff & Gammon offices. Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. The Egg-Laying Man Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released June 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: David Devant Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Effets de mer sur les rochers Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor:

Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Notes: film presumed lost. Elevated Railway, 23rd Street, New York Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): probably shot in May 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: One of the first films taken with the portable Edison camers. Survival status unknown. [The Emperor Franz Josef Opening the Millenial Exhibition] Director: Arnold Sziklay Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Hungary Main Actors:

Genre: Documentary Notes: The first Hungarian produced film. Survival status unknown. Empire State Express Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: possibly G.W. Bitzer Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 12 Oct 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: 36 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: The film was made for Biograph projection and was shown for the first Biograph system program. Survival status unknown. Enfants jouant sur la plage Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Entrée du cinématographe Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 27 April 1896 / released 10 May 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Premiered in London, England. Shot outside the Empire Theatre, Leicester Square, London, England. Lumière film number 250. Escamotage d'une dame chez Robert-Houdin (aka The Vanishing Lady) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Georges Méliès, Jeanne d'Alcy Genre: Trick film Notes: Print exists Fatima, Muscle Dancer Director: James H. White and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Fatima Genre: Perfomance, Dance

Notes: Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. La fée aux choux (The Cabbage Fairy) Director: Alice Guy (Alice Guy-Blaché) Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Société des Etablissements L. Gaumont Production Company: Société des Etablissements L. Gaumont Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Believed to be the first film directed by a woman. Survival status unknown. Feeding the Doves Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 1896 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format ot Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. Ferry Boat Leaving Dock, New York Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm shperical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Fifth Avenue, Easter Sunday Morning Director: possibly Gray Latham and Eugéne Lauste Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: The Eidoloscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format or Eidoloscope 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Fire Department Run, New Haven Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 7 January 1897 American Mutoscope Company Date (production/release): released Nov 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (26 or 157 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality

Notes: Survival status unknown The Fire Engine Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Maguire and Baucus Production Company: possibly Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France or United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Shot in Paris, France. Survival status unknown. Fitzsimmons-Maher Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Kinetoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 21 February 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Bob Fitzsimmons, Peter Maher Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown [A Friendly Boxing Match] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists Golfing Extraordinary, Five Gentlemen Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released May 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Footage shot for Kinetoscope usage. Survival status unknown. [The Gondolas] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Maguire and Baucus Production Company: possibly Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France or United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Venice, Italy. Survival status unknown.

[Government Printing Office Employees Leaving Work] Director: Marius Sestier Producer: Marius Sestier and Walter Barnett Cinematographer: Marius Sestier Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown A Hard Wash Director: possibly William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: possibly G.W. Bitzer Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 12 October 1896 Camera/Projector: posible Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: 36 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Film was made for Bopgraph projection and shown for the first Biograph system projection. Biograph production number 30. Survival status unknown. The Haymakers at Work Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Henley Regatta Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Herald Square Director: Willaim Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): probably shot May 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: One of the first films shot with the portable Edison camera. Survival status unknown.

Her Brave Defender Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Highgate Tunnel Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: probably Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Highland Dancers Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format

fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown [Hyde Park at Noon] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Interrupted Love Affair (aka Interupped Lovers) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Comedy Notes: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House.

Jardinier brûlant des herbes (Gardener Burning Weeds) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film presumed lost. Frazer reel number 4. Jetée et Plage de Trouville (aka Jetée et Plage de Trouville, 1st Part) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 30. Jetée et Plage de Trouville (aka Jetée et Plage de Trouville, 2nd Part) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 32. Joueurs de cartes arrosés Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot April 1896 / released 18 October 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 115. Jour de marché à Trouville [Market Day] Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film presumed lost. Frazer reel number 33. Komische Begegnung im Tiergerten zu Stockholm Director: Max Skladanowsky Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany or Sweden Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Kørsel med grønlandske Hunde (Driving with Greenland Dogs) Director: Peter Elfelt Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot December 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: 46 seconds (10 meters) Country: Denmark Main Actors: Johan Carl Joensen Genre: Drama, Actuality Notes: The first Danish produced film. Survival status unknown. Labourage Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot April 1896 / released 25 October 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps:

Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 59. [La Loïe Fuller Dance] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: ? Fuller Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: La Loïe Fuller did not actually dance in this film. She did not want to travel to West Orange, New Jersey, the dance was actually performed by Fuller's sister. Survival status unknown. Lancement d'un navire (aka Launching of a Ship) Director: Louis Lumière and possibly Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 21 March 1896 / premiered 18 April 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at naval docks at La Seyne-sur-Mer, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 57.

Landing at Low Tide Director: Brit Acres Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released June 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot in Brighton, England. Print exists in the National Fairground Archive (University of Sheffield Library) Lassage d'un cheval sauvage Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 20 October 1896 / released 12 November 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 350. Laveuses Director: possibly Louis Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): premiered 14 June 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: François-Henri Lavanchy-Clarke Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Maison de Lavanchy-Clarke in Geneva, Switzerland. Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 60. [Leaving Jerusalem by Railway] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists Lion Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 54.

The Lone Fisherman Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. Un lycée de jeunes filles (aka Academy for Young Ladies) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 19. Major McKinley at Home (aka President McKinley at Home) Director: possibly William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: possibly G.W. Bitzer and/or William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): shot September 1896 / preniered 12 October 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: ~36 Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Major William McKinley, McKinley's secretary Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Canton, Ohio. Film made for Biograph projection and shown for the first Biograph system program. Print exists. Le manoir du diable (aka The Haunted Castle) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 24 December 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: ~3 minutes Country: Main Actors: Georges Méliès (as Mephistopheles), Jeanne d'Alcy [as the girl] Genre: Drama Notes: Print exists. Frazer reel numbers 78-80. [The March of the 96th Regiment of the French Infantry] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown

Maréchal-ferrant Director: Louis Lumière and possibly Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 26 April 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Shot at La Ciotat, France. Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 62. [Market Scene] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Maguire and Baucus Production Company: possibly Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France or United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Vienna, Austria. Survival status unknown. Mauvaises herbes Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): shot 29 March 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 64. The May Erwin Kiss Director: Willaim Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: 47 seconds (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: May Erwin, John C. Rice Genre: Perfomance Notes: Prints exist in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House, and in the Museum of Modern Art film archive, and in the [Canadian] National Film, Television and Sound Archive. McKinley and Hobart Parade at Canton, O. Director: possibly William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 12 October 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: ~36 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Major William McKinley, Garret Hobart Genre: Documentary Notes: Film made for Biograph projection and was shown for the first Biograph system program. Survival status unknown.

[McKinley Campaign “Sound Money” Parade] Director: Enoch J. Rector Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot with Rector's lightweight hand-cranked camera using Edison format 35mm filmstock. Survival status unknown. The Melbourne Cup Director: Marius Sestier Producer: Marius Sestier and Walter Barnett Cinematographer: Marius Sestier Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 3 November 1896 / premiered 24 November 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Walter Barnett, Lord Brassey Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot at the Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia. One of the first Australian film productions. Incomplete print exists in the Screenland Australia / National Film & Sound Archive. A Military Parade Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor:

Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possilby 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Mr. Maskeleyne Spinning Plates and Basins Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released July 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Nevil Maskeleyne Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown The Monroe Doctrine Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre:

Notes: Used as part of the premiere presentation of Edison's Vitascope motion picture projection system. Survival status unknown. A Morning Alarm Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Maguire & Baucus Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 27 November 1896 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 14 November 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (96 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Newark, New Jersey. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. A Morning Bath; or, Bathing the Baby Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Maguire & Baucus Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 31 October 1896 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, and in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. The Mysterious Rabbit Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor:

Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released June 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: David Devant Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown [Newark Fire Department in Action] Director: Enoch J. Rector Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot with Rector's lightweight hand-cranked camera, using Edison format 35mm filmstock. Survival status unknown. New South Wales Horse Artillery in Action Director: Marius Sestier Producer: Marius Sestier and Walter Barnett Cinematographer: Marius Sestier Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 24 November 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia

Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Victoria Barracks, Australia. Survival status unknown. New York, Broadway et Union Square Director: Alexandre Promio Producer: Cinematographer: Alexandre Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Acrtuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 328. The N.Y. “World” Sick Baby Fund Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Niagara Falls Gorge Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor:

Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Niagara, les chutes Director: possibly Alexandre Promio Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Alexandre Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists Une nuit terrible Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime:

Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists 96ème de ligne en marche Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot January 1896 / released 29 March 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 191. The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race Director: Brit Acres Producer: Robert W. Paul and Brit Acres Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul and Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 30 March 1895 / premiered 27 May 1896 Camera/Projector: Paul-Acres spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Panorama de Havre Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor:

Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 34. Panorama de l'arrivée en gare de Perrache pris du train Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 130. Panorama du Grand Canal pris d'un bateau Director: Alexandre Promio Producer: Cinematographer: Alexandre Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 13 Dec 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. Lumière film number 295.

Parade of Bicyclists at Brooklyn, New York Director: possibly William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Parade of New York City Crossing Sweepers Director: possibly William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Parade, Sound Money Club, Canton, O. Director: Possibly Willaim K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: 18 Dec 1896 American Mutoscope Company Date (production/release): released September 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: 36 Runtime: (349 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Also available in a 60 foot length. Survival status unknown. Paris, bassin des Tuileries (aka Bassin des Tuileries) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 4 April 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 150. Un partie de cartes Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Georges Méliès Genre: Notes: Print exists. Méliès' first film production. Frazer reel number 1.

Passaic Falls, New Jersey (aka Paterson Falls) Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: none Date (production/release): shot before mid-July 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Paterson, New Jersey. Prints exist in the International Museum of Photography and Film at george Eastman House, and in the Academy Film Archive of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science film archive. Passengers Alighting from Ferry “Brighton” at Manly Director: Marius Sestier Producer: Marius Sestier and Walter Barnett Cinematographer: Marius Sestier Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot October 1896 / premiered 24 November 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: One of the first Australian film productions. Survival status unknown [Passengers Descending from the Brooklyn Bridge] Director: possibly Eugène Promio Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Eugène Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot in late 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Passion Dance Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Compay Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Dolorita Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown [Pastime in the Family Circle] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Survival status unknown

Un petit diable Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel 12. Piccadilly Circus Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 20 February 1896 / released 23 August 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 255. Pierrot and Pierrete Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released October 1896

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Place de la Concorde Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Maguire and Baucus Production Company: possibly Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France or United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Shot in Paris. Survival status unknown Place de l'Opera (aka Place de l'Opera, 1st view) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 10. Place de l'Opera (aka Place de l'Opera, 2nd view) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 17. Place du Théâtre Français Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 11. Plage de Villiers par gros temps Director: Société Lumière Producer: Société Lumière Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France

Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 28. Plus fort que le maître Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 3. [Policemen's Parade, Chicago] Director: possibly Alexandre Promio Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Alexandre Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 25 September 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 336.

Pompiers à Lyon Director: possibly Louis Lumière and/or Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists Pont de Brooklyn Director: Alexandre Promio Producer: Cinematographer: Alexandre Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 25 September 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 321. Pont de la Tour Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 20 February 1896 / released 30 August 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status. Lumière film number 253. Le président en promenade Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 6 August 1896 / released 16 August 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Porfino Diaz, Claudio Fernando Bon Bernard Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 348. [Prince Edward's Horse, Persimmon, Wins the Prince's Derby] Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly Kinematograph 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown

Prince Napoléon Director: Francis Doublier Producer: Cinematographer: Francis Doublier Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Prince Napoléon of Russia Genre: Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Programme Nadar Director: Paul Nardar Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (7 feet, 15 inches) Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print existst in the Cinémathèque Françaises Les quais à Marseilles Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 29. Quarrelsome Neighbors Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown [Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession] Director: Bert Bernard Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survivla status unknown Le régiment Director: Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Le régiment (aka Franch Regiment Going on Parade) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 24. Return of the Fisherman Director: possibly William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime:

Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Rip and the Dwarf Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 29 December 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): probably produced 1895 / probably released 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Joseph Jefferson [as Rip Van Winkle] Genre: Drama, Fantasy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Rip Leaving Sleepy Hollow Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 29 December 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): probably produced 1895 / probably released 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Joseph Jefferson [as Rip Van Winkle] Genre: Drama, Fantasy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Rip Meeting the Dwarf Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 29 December 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): probably produced 1895 / probably released 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Joseph Jefferson [as Rip Van Winkle] Genre: Drama, Fantasy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Rip Passing Over Hill Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 29 December 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): probably produced 1895 / probably released 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Joseph Jefferson [as Rip Van Winkle] Genre: Drama, Fantasy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Rip's Sleep Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 29 December 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): probably produced 1895 / probably released 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Joseph Jefferson [as Rip Van Winkle] Genre: Drama, Fantasy Notes: Survival status unknown Rip's Toast Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 29 December 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): probably produced 1895 / probably released 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Joseph Jefferson [as Rip Van Winkle] Genre: Drama, Fantasy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Rip's Toast to Hudson and Crew Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 29 December 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): probably produced 1895 / probably released 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Joseph Jefferson [as Rip Van Winkle] Genre: Drama, Fantasy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Rip Van Winkle Director: Wallace McCutcheon Producer: Cinematographer: possibly G.W. Bitzer Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): possibly produced 1895 / premiered 12 October 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: 36 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Joseph Jefferson [as Rip Van Winkle] Genre: Notes: Film was made for Biograph projection and was shown for the first Biograph system program. Survival status unknown. Rue de Havre Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Maguire and Baucus Production Company: possibly Société Lumière Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France or United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Paris, France. Survival status unknown. Rue Tverskaïs Director: Charles Moisson Producer: Cinematographer: Charles Moisson Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Shot in Moscow, Russia. Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 307. Ruraux au galop Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 15 September 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 347.

[Russian Sailors] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Maguire and Baucus Production Company: possibly Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: France or United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Moscow, Russia. Survivla status unknown Sandow Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 11 November 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Eugene Sandow (Friedrich Muller) Genre: Perfomance Notes: One of two Sandow films shot in 1896 for the Mutoscope camera. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Biograph production number 12. Sandow Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 11 June 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): 1896

Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Eugene Snadow (Friedrich Muller) Genre: Perfomance Notes: One of two Sandow films shot in 1896 for the Mutoscope camera. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Biograph production number 12. Savetage en rivière (aka Savetage en rivière, 1st part) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 22. Savetage en rivière (aka Savetage en rivière, 2nd part) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 23. [Scene from Coronation of the Czar of Russia] Director:

Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Maguire and Baucus Production Company: possibly Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical fps: Runtime: Country: France or United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Moscow, Russia. Survival status unknown Séance de prestidigitation Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 2. Sea Waves (aka Sea Waves at Coney Island) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 23 April 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps:

Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Used a part of the premiere presentaion of Edison's Vitascope motion picture projection system. Survival status unknown. Sea Waves at Dover Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Footage shot for Kineopticon use. Survival status unknown. Shooting the Chutes Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Maguire & Baucus Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): probably shot before 22 June 1896 / premiered June 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Also alaivable in a 50 foot length. Shot at Coney Island, New York. Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. The Sisters Hengler Specialty Dancers Director:

Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released September 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Mary Hangler, Flora Hengler Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Sixty Miles an Hour Director: Producer: Cinematographer: possibly G.W. Bitzer Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 12 October 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: ~36 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Made for Biograph projection and shown at the first Biograph system program. Survival status unknown. [Skating in Central Park] Director: possibly Eugène Promio Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Eugène Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot late 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps:

Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Skirt Dance by Annabelle Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Annabelle Whitford Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown. Biograph production number 9. The Soldier's Courtship Director: Alfred Moul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released May 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Fred Storey, Julie Seale Genre: Comedy Notes: Possibly the first narrative film made in the United Kingdom. Shot on the roof of the Alhambra Theatre in London, England. Film is presumed lost. Les souverains et les invités se rendant au sacre (escalier rouge) Director: Charles Moisson Producer: Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 26 May 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Czar Nicholas II, possible Alexandra Fedorovna Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Moscow, Russia. Lumière film number 300. Survival status unknown. Sparring Contest, Canastoda, N.Y. Director: possibly William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 18 December 1896 Date (production/release): possibly shot 5 August 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: possibly Al Leonard, Bert Hosley Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Shot in Canastoda, New York. Survival status unknown. Biograph production numbers 1 through 4. Stable on Fire Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: possibly G.W. Bitzer Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 12 October 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: ~36 Runtime: Country: United States

Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: The film was made for Biograph projection and was shown for the first Biograph system program. Survival status unknown. [The Steamship St. Louis] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Street Sprinkling and Trolley Cars Director: possibly William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown The Suburban Handicap Director: Producer: Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown [Suicide of Colonel Henry] Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: One of the “Dreyfus” films. Survival status unknown. [Sunday Strollers from Hyde Park to the Domain by Way of St. Mary's Cathedral] Director: Marius Sestier Producer: Cinematographer: Marius Sestier Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Marius Sestier and Walter Barnett Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia

Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown The Surf at Atlantic City Director: possibly William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown A Surrey Garden Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released Aug 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Tambourine Dance by Annabelle Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company

Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Annabelle Whitford Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown. Biograph production number 10. The Tea Party Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown [Tea Time] Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Threshing Machine Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: View Notes: Shot in Canastoda, New York. Survival status unknown. Biograph production number 5. Tom Merry, Lightening Cartoonist Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released March 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Tom Merry, Lightening Cartoonist Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): released March 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown [Traffic in the Alexanderplatz] Director: Max Skladanowsky Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown [Train Scene] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Maguire & Baucus Production Company: possibly Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France or United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Paris, France. Survival status unknown. Tramway sur le Grand Canal Director: possibly Alexandre Promio

Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Alexandre Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot before 27 August 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 293.

Trilby and Little Billee Director: possibly William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: possibly G.W. Bitzer Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 18 December 1896 American Mutoscope Company Date (production/release): premiered 12 Oct 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: ~36 Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Film was made for Biograph projection and was shown for the first Biograph system program. Survival status unknown. Biograph production number 36. Trilby Burlesque Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released April 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format

fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: The Alhambra Girls Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown The Twins' Tea-Party Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released August 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (32 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Two A.M.; or, The Husband's Return Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released August 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Paul Clerget, Miss Ross-Selwicke Genre: Comedy Notes: From a play by Paul Clerget. Print exists [Two Trains Colliding] Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise

Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 30 May 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Canton Ohio. Survival status unknown Umberto e Margherita di Savoia a passeggio per il parco Director: Vittorio Calcina Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Italy Main Actors: King Umberto, Margherita ? Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Umbrella Dance Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 23 April 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime:

Country: United States Main Actors: The Leigh Sisters Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Used in the permiere presentaion of Edison's Vitascope motion picture projection system. Survival status unknown. [Union Square] Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot spring 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Possibly Biograph production number 7. [Union Square, New York] Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot spring 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Possibly Biograph production number 8. Upper Rapids of Niagara Director: Producer: Cinematographer: possibly G.W. Bitzer Editor:

Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 12 October 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: ~36 Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Made for Biograph projection and was shown as part of the first Biograph system program. Survival status unknown Up the River Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released July 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama, Action Notes: Survival status unknown Victorian Lady in Her Boudoir Director: Esme Collings Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors:

Genre: View Notes: One of approximatley 30 shorts produced in 1896 by Collings. Survival status unknown. La voiture du potier Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Film presumed lost The Wandering Negro Minstrels Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released February 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown [Washing Day in Switzerland] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Watermelon Contest (aka Watermelon Eating Contest) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Raff & Gammon Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists A Watermelon Feast Director: possibly William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 18 December 1896 American Mutoscope Company Date (production/release): released September 1896 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (155 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy

Notes: Also sold in a 28 foot length. Survival status unknown. American Mutoscope production number 40. Water Tobogan (montagnes russes sur l'eau) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 98. Whirlpool Rapids, Niagara Falls Director: possibly Gray Latham and Eugéne Lauste Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: possibly Eidoloscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format or Eidoloscope 35mm spherical foramt fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown

Yarmouth Fishing Boats Leaving Harbour Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1896 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: 20 seconds Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists in the National Fairground Archive (University of Sheffield Library) You Dirty Boy Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released October 1896 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

1897
Acteurs japonais: Bataille au sabre Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière 978 Acteurs japonais: Dance d'homme Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 976. Admiral Cigarette Director: possibly William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: probably Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: 5 August 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot July 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetograph camera / Kinetoscope machine fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: Main Actors: Genre: Advertising Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

An Affair of Honor Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 11 November 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive, and the Library of Congress film archive. Les Aïnus à Yéso, I Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 741. Les Aïnus à Yéso, II Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 742 Ambulance at the Accident Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 8 October 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: John Tierney [as the victim] Genre: Drama Notes: Shot in Orange, New Jersey. Probably intended to be shown after the film “Ambulance Call”. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 426. Ambulance Call Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 8 October 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Shot in Orange, New Jersey. Print exists in the library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 425.

Annabelle Serpentine Dance (aka Annabelle Serpentine Dance, no. 4) Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: probably Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 8 May 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot late April to early May 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (45 or 50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Annabelle Whitford Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Print exists in the National Archives of Canada, Visual and Sound Archives. Musser control number 339. Après le bal – Le tub (After the Ball – The Tub) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre RobertHoudin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Jeanne d'Alcy [as the woman], Jeanne Brady [as her maid] Genre: View Notes: Print exists Armour's Electric Trolley Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Heise Editor: Distributor: probably Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio:

Writer: Copyright: 31 July 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): probably shot in June or July 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Notes: Shot in Chicago, Illinois. A film in the Erie Railroad series. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 355. L'Arrivée d'un train en Gare de la Ciotat Director: Louis Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 4 January 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Jeanne-Joséphine Lumière, Rose Lumière, Marguerite Lumière, Andrée Lumière, Suzanne Lumière Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at La train station La Ciotat, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 653. Arrest in Chinatown, San Francisco, Cal. Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Frederick Blechynden Editor: Distributor: probably Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot August 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope fps: Runtime: (68 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at the intersection of Washington Street and Stout's Alley, between Grant Avenue and Stocken Avenue, San Francisco, California. Print exists in the Library of

Congress film archive. Musser control number 397. [Artillery in Barcelona] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown The Artist's Model Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Prestwich Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm shperical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown. Atlantic City Fire Department Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: 26 April 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released August 1897 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (52 or 311 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. L'auberge ensorcelée (aka The Bewitched Inn) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre RobertHoudin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists Baby Merry-Go-Round Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: Americam Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 18 July 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released October 1897 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Coney Island, New York. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Bad Boy and Poor Old Grandpa Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown. La Bandera Argentina (The Argentine Flag) Director: Eugenio Py Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Eugenio Py Editor: Distributor: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (17 meters) Country: Argentina Main Actors: Gerne: Notes: The first Argentine produced film. Survival status unknown. [The Barber's Shop in the Village] Director: Ernest Florman Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format

fps: Runtime: Country: Sweden Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Thought to be Sweden's first film. Survival status unknown. Bataille de neige (aka Bataille de boules de neige) Director: Louis Lumière and/or Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Louis Lumière Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premired 7 February 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Monplasir, Cours Gambetta in Lyon, France. Print exists. Lumière film number 101. Bateaux sur le lac de St-James Park Director: Alexandre Promio Producer: Cinematographer: Alexandre Promio Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot September 1897 / released 21 October 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 695.

Battleships “Iowa” and “Massachusetts” Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists The Biggest Fish Ever Caught Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [The Bois de Boulogne] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897

Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Bolster Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Chard's Vitagraph Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released June 1897 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Bombardement d'une maison (aka The Last Cartridges) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (1 foot 11 inches) Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Print exists in the CNC Archives Françaises de Film. Frazer reel number 105.

Bowery Waltz Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: 24 September 1897 Thomas A Edison Date (production/release): shot September 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: James T. Kelly, Dorothy Kent Genre: Perfomance, Dance, Comedy Notes: Shot at the Edison Black Maria studio. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 387. Boxing for Points Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown Buffalo Bill and Escort Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company

Studio: Writer: Copyright: 8 May 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released May 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Colonel William F. Cody Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown. Possibly produced in 1894 and copyrighted and rereleased in 1897. Buffalo Police on Parade Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 31 July 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released July 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Buffalo, New York. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Burglar Caught in the Act Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: S. Lubin Production Company: S. Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (22.02 meters) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre:

Notes: Survival status unknown [Burmese Dance at the Crystal Palace] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [Butterfly Dance] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Le cabinet de Mephistopheles Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown California Orange Groves, Panoramic View Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists [Carnival at Nice] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown.

Caught Napping Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released April 1897 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (143 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Film was also sold in a 26 foot length. Survival status unknown. 'chand d'habits Director: M. Alexandre Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Belgium Main Actors: Genre: Notes: The first Belgian fiction film. Survival status unknown. [Charge of Cavalry in France] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumiè Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897

Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Charity Ball Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: 24 September 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot September 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: James T. Kelly, Dorothy Kent Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archives. Musser control number 388. Le château hanté (The Haunted Castle) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Print exists

Chicken Thieves Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Comedy Notes: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. [Children – Cat and Dog] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Children Paddling at the Seaside Director: George Albert Smith Producer: George Albert Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): released September 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot at Southwick, England. Survival status unknown. Christmas Morning Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists Christmas Tree Party Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists

Cocoanut Fair Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: possibly India Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Possibly the first Indian produced film, or produced by a Brithish company in India. Survival staus unknown. Columbia Bicycle Factory Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly documentary Notes: Survival status unknown

Combat naval en Grèce (Sea Fighting in Greece) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (1 foot 6 inches) Country: Main Actors: possibly Georges Méliès [as the ship's captain] Genre: Drama Notes: Print exists in the CNC Archives françaises du film. Frazer reel number 110. Comic Face (aka Man Drinking) Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released September 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Tom Green Genre: Comedy Notes: Thought to be Britain's first close up cinematography. Survival status unknown. Comic Shaving (aka Comic Barber) Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): released September 1897 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Tom Green, W. Carlile Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown [Concorde Bridge, Paris] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight Director: Enoch J. Rector Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly The Veriscope Company Production Company: The Veriscope Compnay Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 17 March 1897 / released 22 May 1897 Camera/Projector: Veriscope 63mm spherical 1.65:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: James J. Corbett, Robert Fitzsimmons Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Shot in Carson City, Nevada. The first Veriscope production. Possibly the first true wide-screen footage to be shown publicly. Print exists.

The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight (aka The Great Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: S. Lubin Production Company: S. Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Faked recreation of the famed boxing match, produced to compete with the Veriscope Company's legal version. Survival status unknown. Crissie Sheridan Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Crissie Sheridan Genre: Perfomance Notes: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive.

Cupid and Psyche Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Frederick Blechynden Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 22 August 1897 / released October 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: The Leander Sisters Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Shot at the Sutro Baths, San Francisco, California. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Cupid at the Washtub Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists [The Czar of Russia in Paris] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Danse serpentine Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premeired 26 December 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Some prints were hand colored. Print exists. Lumière film number 765. Danseuses japonaises Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 740.

Danseuses: La danse des éventails Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constat Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 979. The Death of Nelson Director: Producer: Philip Wolf Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released October 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: From a song by Braham. Survival status unknown. Déchargement dans un port Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897

Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 73 or 736. Dewar's Scotch Whiskey Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: International Film Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Advertising Notes: Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. [The Diamond Jubilee Procession] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Dîner japonais Director: Constant Girel Producer:

Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 733. [The Disappointed Artist] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [The Disputed Fare] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France

Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Downey-Patterson Fight Director: Producer: Edwin Kuhn and Charles H. Webster Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: International Film Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown A Dressing Room Scene Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released May 1897 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (149 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Escrime au sabre japonais Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 926. Facial Expression by Loney Haskell Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Loney Haskell Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Farmer's First Trip to Bergen Beach Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: International Film Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Fatima Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: International Film Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Fatima Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive. Faust et Marguerite Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: From the opera “Faust” by Charles Gounod. Survival status unknown. Figaro et l'Auvergnat Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: possibly Drama Notes: Print exists in the holdings of Lobster Films. (recovered in 1990's, restored in 2006). [Fire Brigade Call, London] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8 Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Robert K. Bonine Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released October 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film in the Alaska Gold Rush series. Print survives in the Library of Congress film archive.

Fisherman's Luck Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 September 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Fun on the Clothesline Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Harry Lamore Genre: Perfomance, Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown The Gamblers Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. paul Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Giant Coal Dumper Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 2 July 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released July 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Girls' Boarding School (aka Fun in a Boarding House) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

Girls Swinging (aka Girls Swimming) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 11 November 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released June 1897 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (152 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Print exists Goat Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Possibly a continuation of a two part film, probably preceeded by “Spree”. Survival status unknown. Gymnasticas – Indian Club Performer Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): released September 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Hail Britannia! Director: possibly Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Charles Bertram Genre: Performance Notes: Survival status unknown L'hallucination de l'alchimiste (aka The Hallucinated Alchemist) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: possibly Georges Méliès Genre: Comedy Notes: Film is presumed lost. Frazer reel number 95.

[Hamburg Bridge, Germany] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown The Haunted Tunnel Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released December 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Survival status unknown Horse Eating Hay Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: S. Lubin Production Company: S. Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: The first Lubin release. Survival status unknown. Horses Loading for the Klondike, no. 9 Director: Robert K. Bonine Producer: Cinematographer: Robert K. Bonine Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 1897 / released October 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Seattle, Washington. A film in the Alaska Gold Rush series. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. [Hussars Passing Through Dublin] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown

Jealousy Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama, Crime Notes: Survival status unknown [King Oscar II] Director: Georges Promio Producer: Numa Peterson and Mortimer Peterson Cinematographer: Georges Promio Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Nandels and Fabriks AB Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France or Sweden Main Actors: King Oscar II of Sweden Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown [Lancers in Stuttgart] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897

Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown A Lively Dispute Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Loading Baggage for Klondike, no. 6 Director: Robert K. Bonine Producer: Cinematographer: Robert K. Bonine Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: Unites States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Seattle, Washington, at the docking of the ship S.S. Willamette. A film in the Alaska Gold Rush series. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Lutteurs japonais Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survivla status unknown. Lumière film number 925. The Maid in the Garden Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released August 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Tom Green, Nellie Green Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown. Making Sausages (aka The End of All Things) Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A. Smith Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released December 1897

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Survival status unknown Le marché aux poissons de Bruxelles Director: M. Alexandre Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Belgium Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: One of the first Belgian produced films. Survival status unknown. Market Square, Harrisburg, Pa. Director: James H. White and William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: James H. White and Willaim Heise Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 8 January 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 24-26 December 1896 / premiered 13 January 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House.

Marquis Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: From the play “The Geisha” by Owen Hall. A companion film to “Mountainous” (1897). Survival status unknown. Melbourne Cup Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 2 November 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown The Miller and the Sweep Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): released July 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists The Miller and the Sweep Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Warwick Trading Company (in 1900) Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released September 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (52 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: A remake of “The Miller and the Sweep” (1897). Print exists The Miller and the Sweep Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Probably a remake of both films titled “The Miller and the Sweep” (1897). Survival status unknown.

Mr. Edison at Work in His Chemical Laboratory Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 5 June 1897 Date (production/release): released June 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Thomas A. Edison Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Print exists. La mort de Robespierre Director: George Hatot Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Survival status unknown Mountainous Director: Producer: Robert W. paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: From the play “The Geisha” by Owen Hall. A copmanion film to “Marquis” (1897). Survival status unknown. [The Naval Review] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Nursing the Baby Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released September 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

Panorama des rives du Nil Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Print exists Parisian Dance Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 15 January 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown The Passion Play Director: W.W. 'Doc' Freeman Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: W.B. Hurd, Marc Klaw and Abraham L. Erlanger Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: probably Drama, Historical Notes: Shot in Höritz, Bavaria. Survival status unknown Pillow Fight Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company or F.M. Prescott Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 May 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot ca. May 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (45 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot at Edison Black Maria studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Un pont à Kyoto Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 737.

[President McKinley Inaugural Speech] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot March 1897 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: William McKinley Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown [President McKinley Inaugural Speech] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot March 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown [President McKinley Inaugural Speech] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): shot March 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: President William McKinley Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown The Pretty Stenographer; or, Caught in the Act Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (26 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot in the American Mutoscope studios in New York, New York. Survival status unknown. La Prise de Tournavos Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: possibly Georges Méliès Genre: Drama Notes: Print exists

Procession shintoïste Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 739. Professor Garland the Conjuror Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Prestwich Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Professor Garland Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Projectile Striking Water, Sandy Hook (aka Firing 10-Inch Gun) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897

Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: Print exists Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Doc Notes: Print exists [Queen Victoria's Jubilee Celebration] Director: Boleslaw Matszewski Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists Racing at Sheepshead Bay Director: James H. White Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 22 June 1897 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Railway Ride Over Tay Bridge Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (292 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Railway Station Scene Director: possibly Edmund Kuhn or Charles Webster Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Edmund Kuhn and/or Charles Webster Editor: Distributor: Production Company: International Film Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): probably late February 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States

Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. Repairing a Puncture Director: Walter D. Welford Producer: Walter D. Welford Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Walter D. Welford Copyright: Date (production/release): released December 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Survival status unknown Repas d'Indiens Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 6 August 1896 / released January 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Claudio Fernando Bon Bernard Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 351. Repas en famille Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière

Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 734. The Rival Bill-Stickers Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Robbery Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

Une rue à Tokyo Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 738. Une scène au théâtre japonais Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 975. [A Scene in Parliament Street] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897

Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [Scene Taken from a Moving Train Near Clapham Junction] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Seminary Girls Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released April 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists

Serpentello Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Velograph Syndicate Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released October 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown The Sign Writer (aka The Awkward Sign Writer) Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Survival status unknown [Sinking Admiral Cervera's Fleet at Santiago] Director: Edward H. Amet Producer: Edward H. Amet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: The film was shot with miniatures in Waukegan, Illinois. Survival status unknown. [Soldiers' Parade in Madrid] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Sortie d'un temple shintoïste Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 980. [A Soudanese Swimming Bath] Director: Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [Spanish Dancers in Castille] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Spree Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom

Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Probably the first part of a two part film, likely followed by “Goat” (1897). Survival status unknown. S.S. “Coptic” at Dock Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Frederick Blechynden Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 2 September 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in San Francisco, California. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 398. S.S. “Coptic” in the Harbor Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Frederick Blechynden Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

S.S. “Coptic” Sailing Away Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Frederick Blechynden Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. S.S. “Willamette” Leaving for Klondike Director: Robert K. Bonine Producer: Cinematographer: Robert K. Bonine Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Seattle, Washington. A film in the Alaska Gold Rush series. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. A Story Without Words Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Prestwich Manufacturing Company

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown [Street Scene, Lunchroom Banner Over Street] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. The Sunlight Soap Washing Competition Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Nestlés and Lever Brothers Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released November 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Advertising Notes: Film was made available to exhibitors free of charge. Survival status unknown.

Sur les Toits (aka On the Roof) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical fps: Runtime: (1 foot 11 inches) Country: France Main Actors: possibly Georges Méliès Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the CNC Archives françaises du film. Frazer reel number 100. Sutro Baths, no. 1 Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Frederick Blechynden Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: 25 October 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 22 August 1897 / released October 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Statndard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Sutro Baths in San Francisco, California. Prints exist in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive, and the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 392. Sutro Baths, no. 2 Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Frederick Blechynden Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company

Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 or 25 September 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 22 August 1897 / released September 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 or 55 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Surto Baths in San Francisco, California. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Sydney Wheel Race Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 6 November 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Theft Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy

Notes: Possibly the first part of a two part film, likely intended to be followed by “Tramps” (1897). Survival status unknown. Through the Haverstraw Tunnel Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: probably 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (54 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Biograph production number 301. Tipsy – Topsy – Turvy Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): relaesed November 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Survival status unknown [Tobagganing in Switzerland] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [Towerskay in Moscow] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Two Fools in a Canoe (aka Two Cockneys in a Canoe) Director: Cecil Hepworth Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Warwick Trading Company Production Company: Hepworth Film Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Cecil Hepworth Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

An Unfriendly Call Director: Brit Acres Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Brit Acres Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released January 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown [Untitled Salvation Army Drama] Director: Joseph H. Perry Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Salvation Army Limelight Department, Melbourne Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Possibly the same film as “Our Social Triumphs” (1898). Survival status unknown. [Unveiling of a Monument to William I, Parts I, II and III] Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release):

Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown The Vanishing Lady Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Charles Bertram Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown The Village Blacksmith Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Mel B. Spurr Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown 24ème chasseurs alpins: leçon de boxe Director: Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 7 March 1897 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Shot at Villefranche-sur-Mer, France. Lumière film number 171. Survival status unknown. V.R.C. Derby Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 30 October 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Washing the Baby Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps:

Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Weary Willie Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released September 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Tom Green Genre: Comedy Notes: From the British comic strip “Weary Willie and Tired Tim” by Tom Brown. Survival status unknown. Willie's Hat Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown The Writing on the Wall Director: Walter D. Welford Producer: Walter D. Welford Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released October 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Advertising Notes: Survival status unknown X-Ray (aka The X-Ray Fiend) Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released October 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (54 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Tom Green Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute. Young Men's Blaine Club of Cincinnati Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 15 March 1897 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors:

Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Young Rivals Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1897 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

1898
Acrobatic Monkey Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: 15 March 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): between February and early March 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinesigraph camera / Kinetoscope machine fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: Main Actors: Genre: Performance: Acrobatics Notes: Shot at Edison Black Maria Studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Acteurs japonais: Exercise de la perruque Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constant Girel Editor:

Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown, Lumière film number 977 Admiral Cervera and Spanish Officers Leaving “St. Louis” Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 1898 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (57.61 meters) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Admiral Dewey Receiving His Mail Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Compnay Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Admiral George Dewey Genre: Documentary

Notes: Survival status unknown Admiral Sampson on Board the Flagship Director: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith, James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: J. Stuart Blackton or Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Campany Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 3 September 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 20 August 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetograph camera / Kinetoscope machine fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Admiral William Thomas Sampson Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in New York harbor. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Advance Guard, Return of New Jersey Troops Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 7 October 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot between 20-30 September 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetograph camera / Kinetoscope machine fps: Runtime: (~50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. After Launching Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Frederick Blechynden Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 10 March 1898 Thomas A. Edison

Date (production/release): shot 22 January 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetograph camera / Kinetoscope machine fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at the Union Iron Works in San Francisco, California. A film in the Southern Pacific Company Series. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. Afternoon Tea on Board S.S. “Doric” Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Frederick Blechynden Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 22 June 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot in May 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetograph camera / Kinetoscope machine fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary or Comedy Notes: Shot at sea on the Pacific Ocean. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. After the Battle Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: S. Lubin Production Company: S. Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (200 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival Status unknown.

Ally Sloper Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released October 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Survival status unknown. Based on a cartoon strip by Charles Ross. American Flag (aka American Flag, no. 1) Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: probably Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Company: 15 March 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot in February or early March 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Tableau Notes: Shot at Edison Balck Maria studio. Release prints were hand colored. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 530. American Flag (aka American Flag. no. 2) Director: William Heise Producer: Cinematographer: William Heise Editor: Distributor: probably Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 17 March 1898 Thomas A. Edison

Date (production/release): shot in February or Early March 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Gerne: View Notes: Shot in Orange, New Jersey. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 532. American Soldiers in Camp Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: S. Lubin Production Company: S. Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: probalby 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Animated Clown Portrait Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Warwick Trading Company Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): October 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Survival status unknown

Arrival of Tokyo Train Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Frederick Blechynden Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 22 July 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot between 14-30 March 1998 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Yokohama, Japan. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 522. Arrival of Train – Load of Visitors at Henley Station Director: Cecil M. Hepworth Producer: Cecil M. Hepworth Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Arrivée d'un train Director: Constant Girel Producer: Cinematographer: Constat Girel Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 735. Arrivée d'un train de Vincennes Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Compagnie Genérala des Établissements Pathé Frères Phonographes & Cinématographes Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: possibly the first Charles Pathé production. Survival status unknown. Une avenue à Tokyo Director: Tsunekichi Shibata Producer: Cinematographer: Tsunekichi Shibata Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 983.

The Baker and the Sweep Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown. The Ball Game Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 May 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released 20 May 1898 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Balloon Ascension, Marionettes Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 7 October 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898

Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Prints exitst in the Library of Congress film archive. Battle of Guantanomo Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: S. Lubin Production Company: S. Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown The Battle of Manila Bay Director: J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: possibly American Vitagraph Company or Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 19 May 1898 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot from the rooftop of the Vitagraph offices at 140 Nassau Street, New York, New York. One of Vitagraph's earilest productions. One of the earliest uses of miniatures in a motion picture. Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House.

Battleship “Maine” Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: International Film Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival Status unknown [Belfast Lough Yacht Race] Director: R.A. Mitchell Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Ireland Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Thought to be the first Irish production. Survival status unknown. The Big Monitor “Miantonomah” Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: S. Lubin Production Company: S. Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format

fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Birdsnesting Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Bombardment of Matanzas Director: Edward H. Amet Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edward H. Amet Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists Boston Commandery Director: Producer: Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown The Breadwinner Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Survival status unknown The Bride's First Night Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors:

Genre: View Notes: Survival status unknown The Bride's First Night Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Haydon & Urry Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Intended to be shown before “Twelve Months After”. Survival status unknown. El Brujo desapareciendo Director: José E. Casasús Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Cuba Main Actors: Genre: Notes: First Cuban produced film. Survival status unknown. The Burglar in the Bed Chamber Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio:

Writer: Copyright: 16 December 1898 possibly Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown The Burglar on the Roof Director: J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 12 Dec 1898 possibly Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot September 1898 / premiered October 1898 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (45 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton, Mrs. Olsen, Ernest Oakes, Charles Urban, Ronald A. Reader Genre: Drama, Crime Notes: Shot on the roof of the Vitagraph studio at 140 Nassau Street in New York, New York. Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. Burial of the “Maine” Victims Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States

Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists The Burning of the “Nutmeg State” Director: William C. Paley Producer: Cinematographer: William C. Paley Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: William C. Paley Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Capture of a Spanish Fort Near Santiago Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: S. Lubin Production Company: S. Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Capture of the “Panama” Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company

Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Castinet Dance Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cimematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Senorita Velasco Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Cavalier's Dream Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 16 December 1898 Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre:

Notes: Survival status unknown The Christian Herald's Relief Station, Havana Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Laura Bayley Genre: Trick film Notes: First film to use a double exposure (along with “The Corsican Brothers”) and stop action techniques in the United Kingdom. Survival status unknown. La caverne maudite (The Cave of the Deamons) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: possibly Georges Méliès Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Clog Dancing Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released February 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (120 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Mr. Burns Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Club Party and Police Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cinematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

The Club Raid Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cinematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown. Possibly the same as Club Party and Police. Colonial Troops Passing Westminster Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Colored Troops Disembarking Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release):

Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. Come Along Do! Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: probably Paul 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Possibly the first use of film editing in Great Britain. Print exists Conway Castle Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: British Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released April 1898 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (79 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes:Survival status unknown

The Cop and the Nurse Girl Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 12 December 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released December 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown The Corsican Brothers Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: probably 35mm sperical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: From the novel “Les Frères Corses” by Alexandre Dumas. Survival status unknown. Crusier “Detroit” Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing or American Mutoscop Company Production Company: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company or American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: 21 April 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released 20 May 1898 Camera/Projector: Standasrd 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format or Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists Cuban Ambush Director: possibly William Paley Producer: Cinematographer: William Paley Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 5 August 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released August 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Drama Notes: Print exists Cuban Reconcentrados Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released March 1898 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (25 or 137 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown

Le cuirassè Main Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Théâtre Robert-Houdin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown La damnation de Faust (The Damnation of Faust) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Georges Méliès Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Dance by the Daisy Quartette Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Levi, Jones & Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released February 1898

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (70 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: The Daisy Quartette Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown [The Danish Royal Family] Director: Peter Elfelt Producer: Cinematographer: Peter Elfelt Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Denmark Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Danse indienne Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot on 2 or 3 September 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1000. Danse japonais: II. Harusame Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer:

Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1022. Danse japonais: III. Geishas en jinrikisha Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1023. Danse japonais: IV. Jinku Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France

Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1024. Danse japonais: V. Gosho Guruma Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1025. Defense of the Flag Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. The Deserter Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Robert W. Paul Production Company: Robert W. Paul

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [Devil's Island – Within the Paradise] Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: This is one of the Dreyfus films. Survival status unknown. Dick Crocker Leaving Tammany Hall Director: possibly Willaim C. Paley Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William C. Paley Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: William C. Paley Studio: Writer: Copyright: 9 February 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Dick Crocker Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Disaster Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Divers at Work on the Wreck of the “Maine” Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36: format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Doing Her Big Brother's Tricks on the Bar Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Don Juan Tenorio Director: Salvador Toxano Barragan Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Mexico Main Actors: Genre: Notes: First Mexican produced fiction film. Survival status unknown. Dostavencícko Ve Mlynici Director: Jan Krizenecky Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Czechoslovakia Main Actors: Genre: Notes: One of Czechoslovakian produced films. Survival status unknown.

[Dreyfus Meets His Wife at Rennes] Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Another of the Méliès Dreyfus films. Survival status unknown. Dynamite Cruiser “Vesuvius” Director: Edward H. Amet Producer: Edward H. Amet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Egg and Spoon Race for Lady Cyclists Director: Cecil M. Hepworth Producer: Cecil M. Hepworth Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Ella Lola, a la Trillby Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: 7 October 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released October 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (47 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Ella Lola Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Shot at the Edison Black Maria studio. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. Elopemant on Horseback Director: Edwin S. Porter Producer: Cinematographer: Edwin S. Porter Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 26 November 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Esceñas Callejeras Director: Antonio Ramos Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Philippines Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: One of the first Philippine productions. Shot with a Lumière camera, but not a Lumière production. Survival status unknown. Exchange is No Robbery Director: Cecil Hepworth Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Warwick Trading Company Production Company: Hepworth Film Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Cecil Hepworth Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown [Excursion] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Germany Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Execution of the Spanish Spy Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: S. Lubin Production Company: S. Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Exhibition Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Express Trains in a Railway Cutting Director: Cecil Hepworth Producer: Cecil Hepworth Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Hepworth's first film production. Survival status unknown. The Fairy Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Survival status unknown. Fake Beggar Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898

Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists The Fatal Letter Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: British Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Ben Nathan Genre: Drama Notes: Survival status unknown Faust and Mephistopheles Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Survival status unknown

A Favorite Nursery Scene Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Fencing Contest from “The Three Musketeers” Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: British Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama, Historical Notes: From the novel “Les trois mousquetaires” by Alexandre Dumas. The first film adaptaion of the play. Survival status unknown. Fiesta de Quiapo Director: Antonio Ramos Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Philippines Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Film shot with a Lumière camera but not a Lumière production. One of the Philippines first productions. Survival status unknown. 15,000 Soldiers Reviewed by the Pres. At Camp Alger Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: S. Lubin Production Company: S. Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Fighting Near Santiago Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: S. Lubin Production Company: S. Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spheriacl format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Fighting Roosters, in Florida Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released March 1898 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (37 or 209 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Firing Broadside at Cabanas Director: Edward H. Amet Producer: Edward H. Amet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown First Regiment Marching Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: W.N. Selig Company Production Company: W.N. Selig Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown A Fishing Catastrophe Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cinematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown. Flagship “New York” Under Way Director: Edward H. Amet Producer: Edward H. Amet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Flirtation in a Boat Director: Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cinematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown The Forbidden Lover Director: James Williamson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: James Williamson Studio: Writer: James Williamson Copyright: Date (production/release): released July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (65 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: James Williamson Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown. The Fraudulent Beggar Director: James Williamson Producer: James Williamson Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Williamson Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (65 feet) Country: United Kingdom

Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown. Freedom of Cuba Director: Edward H. Amet Producer: Edward H. Amet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists Fregoli the Protean Artiste Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): March 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Leopoldo Fregoli Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Gallop Past of Sydney Fire Brigade Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company:

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 1 September 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Gardener Watering Plants (aka The Biter Bit) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: R.A.B. Production Company: Riley Brothers-Bamforth and Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (68 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Gion Geisha Director: Tsunekichi Shibata Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Japan Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: One of the first Japanese films produced. Survival status unknown.

Girls Playing Leapfrog Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Chard's Vitagraph Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released April 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: The Tiller Girls Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Glasgow Fire Engine Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Good Night Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: British Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released February 1898

Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Charles Morton Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Good Night Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: C. Goodwin Norton Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (54 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Grand National Steeplechase Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 16 July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown

Guillaume Tell et le clown (William Tell and the Clown) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: possibly Georges Méliès Genre: Notes: Print exists. Frazer reel number 159. Hat Dance Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cinematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Senorita Velasco Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown He and She Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: British Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Roma T. Roma, Frank Wood Genre: Comedy Notes: From a sketch by Roma T. Roma. Survival status unknown. Highland Cross Sword Dance Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Riley Brothers Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Performance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown The Highland Fling Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Leviathan Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Highland Fling Director:

Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Riley Brothers Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Performance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Highland Reel Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Riley Brothers Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Un homme de têtes Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps:

Runtime: (65 feet) Country: France Main Actors: possibly Georges Méliès Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists How Bridget Served the Salad Undressed (aka No Salad Dressing Wanted) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released May 1898 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (22 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Shot in the American Mutoscope studios in New York, New York. Survival status unknown. Possibly the same as “Bridget Served the Salad Undressed” (1895). The Immature Punter Director: Cecil Hepworth Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Warwick Trading Company Production Company: Hepworth Film Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Cecil Hepworth Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown The Incoming Tide Director: Producer: Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Prestwich Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown The Inebriated Photographer Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cimematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown An Interrupted Picnic Director: Cecil Hepworth Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Warwick Trading Company Production Company: Hepworth Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Cecil Hepworth

Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown In the Name of the Queen Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Survival status unknown Irish Jig Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Levi, Jones & Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): rleased February 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (70 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: The Daisy Quartette Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival stauts unknown The Irish Jig Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Leviathan Films Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown The Jealous Painter Director: James Williamson Producer: James Williamson Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Williamson Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown The Jovial Monks in the Refectory Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

Juggler Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cimematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Ala Coma Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Karina Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 14 October 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released May 1898 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (170 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Karina Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Kitchen Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Tha Lady Barber Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Las Vigas Canal, Mexico Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 February 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Little Stanley, Lightning Cartoonist Director: Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cimematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival stautus unknown Little Willie and the Minister Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released August 1898 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (155 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Also sold in a 28 foot length. Survival status unknown. A Lively Card Party Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cinematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom

Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown The Lodger Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown La lune à un mètre (The Moon at One Meter) (aka The Astronomer's Dream) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: possibly Georges Méliès Genre: Notes: Print exists, Frazer reel numbers 160-162.

Le magicien Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Print exists [The Maine Explosion Victims Buried at Arlington National Cemetery] Director: Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: possibly American Vitagraph Company or Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format ot Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Marionettes Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cinematograph Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown The Mascots Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Chard's Vitagraph Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released April 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: The Tiller Girls Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown The Mesmerist; or, Body and Soul Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot October 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Trick film Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Mr. Bumble the Beadle Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: From the novel “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens. Survival status unknown. Moccessen the Human Snake Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cinematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Moccessen Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown The Monks Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Mount Tamalpais R.R., no. 1 Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 10 March 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, View Notes: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. Mount Tamalpais R.R., no. 2 Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 10 March 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive.

A Narrow Escape Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released November 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (25 or 152 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Survival status unknown [Naval Base st Portsmouth] Director: Charles Urban Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Warwick Trading Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (possibly 2 reels, 1200 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown 9th Infantry Boys' Morning Wash Director: William Paley Producer: Cinematographer: William Paley Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 May 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot May 1898

Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (39 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Tampa, Florida. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. Norah Mayer the Quick Change Dancer Director: James Williamson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Williamson Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (225 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Norah Mayer Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown The Nursemaid's Suprise Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Riley Brothers-Bamforth and Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

Old Glory and Cuban Flag Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 15 March 1898 Thoams A. Edison Date (production/release): released March 1898 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Survival status unknown Opening of the Aukland Exhibition Director: A.E. Whitehouse Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 1 December 1998 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: New Zealand Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: First film produced in New Zealand. Survival status unknown. The Opera Martha Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Richard G. Hollaman and Albert G. Eaves Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (2 reels) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Allegedly released with synchronized phonograph records. Survival status unknown. Our New General Servant Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (320 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: possibly the first use of intertitles in the United Kingdom. Survival status unknown. Our Social Triumphs Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Salvation Army Limelight, Melbourne Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered May 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown An Overful Seat (aka Weary Willie) Director: Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Riley Brothers Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown [Oxford and Cambridge Baot Race] Director: Cecil Hepworth Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Maguire & Baucus Production Company: possibly Charles Urban Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: First film shot by Cecil Hepworth. Survival status unknown. Panorama de Minila Director: Antionio Ramos Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Philippines

Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: The film was shot using a Lumière, but is not a Lumière porduction. One of the Philippines first film productions. Survival status unknown. Panorama pendant l'ascension de la Tour Eiffel Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 27 November 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Lumière film number 992. Passage d'un tunnel en chemin de fer (pris de l'avant de la locomotive) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered May 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Lyon, France. Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 931. The Passion Play Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor:

Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Knock-off version of “The Passion Play of Oberammergau” (1898) shot by Lubin's company in the backyard of a house in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Survival status unknown. The Passion Play of Oberammergau Director: Henry C. Vincent Producer: Richard G. Hollaman and Albert G. Eaves Cinematographer: William C. Paley Editor: Distributor: later distributed by Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Eden Musée Studio: Writer: adapted by Salmi Morse Copyright: Date (production/release): shot between December1897 and January 1898 / premiered 30 Jan 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (2100 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Frank Russell, Frank Gaylor, Fred Strong Genre: Drama Notes: Total film originaly comprised 23 scenes each on a seperate reel. Shot on the rooftop of the Grand Central Palace, New York New York. Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. Photographing a Ghost Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format

fps: Runtime: (76 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Survival status unknown Photography Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Pillow Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Riley Brothers Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Plác a Smích Director: Jan Krízenecky Producer: Cinematographer: Jan Krízenecky

Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Josef Sváb-Malostransky Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Czechoslovakia Main Actors: Josef Sváb-Malostransky Genre: Documentary Notes: One of the first Czechoslovakian produced films. Survival status unknown. Une place publique à Tokyo Director: Tsunekichi Shibata Producer: Cinematographer: Tsunekichi Shibata Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 984. The Policeman, the Cook and the Copper Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Tom Green

Genre: Comedy Notes: From the play “The Area Belle” by Tom Green. Survival status unknown. [Pope Leo XIII] Director: William K.L. Dickson Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown A Practical Joke (aka A Joke on the Gardener) Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released March 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown. A remake of “L'arroseur arrosé” (1895) Punch and Judy Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: European Blair Camera Company Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (130 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Puppet Notes: Survival status unknown Puwente de España Director: Antonio Ramos Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Philippines Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: The film was shot using a Lumière camera, but is not a Lumière production. Survival status unknown. The Quarrelsome Anglers (aka The Stolen Drink) Director: Cecil Hepworth Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Warwick Trading Company Production Company: Hepworth Film Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Cecil Hepworth Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

A Railway Collision (aka A Railroad Wreck (Imitation)) Director: Walter R. Booth Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: In U.S. by Edison Manufacturing Company (1900) Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (12.19 meters) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Doc Notes: Print exists Rescue from Drowning Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Survival status unknown Une rue à Tokyo, I Director: Tsunekichi Shibata Producer: Cinematographer: Tsunekichi Shibata Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898

Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 981. Une rue à Tokyo, II Director: Tsunekichi Shibata Producer: Cinematographer: Tsunekichi Shibata Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 982. The Runaway Knock Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released March 1898 (released By Warwick Trading Company 1900) Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown The Runawawy Knock and the Suffering Milkman Director:

Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Riley Brothers-Bamforth and Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (57 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown The Sailor's Departure Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Film was intended to be shown before “The Sailor's Return” (1898) Survival status unknown. Sailor's Hornpipe Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Levi, Jones & Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released February 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps:

Runtime: (70 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: The Daisey Quartette Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown The Sailor's Return Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Film intended to be shown after “The Sailor's Departure” (1898). Survival status unknown. Santa Claus (aka The Visit of Santa Claus) Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Print exists in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute. The Schoolmaster's Portrait Director: Producer: Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Riley Brothers-Bamforth and Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Scotch Reel Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Levi, Jones & Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released February 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (70 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: The Daisy Quartette Genre: Perfomance, Dacne Notes: Survival status unknown Seventy-First Infantry Embarking Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors:

Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Shooting Captured Insurgents, Spanish-American War Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 5 August 1898 Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama, Actuality (staged) Notes: Prints exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Siófoki kaland Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 29 April 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Hungary Main Actors: Genre: possibly drama Notes: The First Hungarian fiction film. Shows a sequence in the stage play “Mozgáfényképek”. Survival status unknown. Skirt Dance Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor:

Distributor: Production Company: Cinematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Survival status unknown Sleighing Scene Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 16 Dec 1898 Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Sloper's Visit to Brighton Director: James Williamson Producer: Jame Williamson Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: James Williamson Copyright: Date (production/release): released July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (210 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors:

Genre: Comedy Notes: From the comic strip by Charles Ross. Survival status unknown. Soldiers at Play Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: The W.N. Selig Company Production Company: The W.N. Selig Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot early May 1898 / premiered 16 May 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: One of Selig's first productions. Shot at Camp Tanner near Springfield, Illinois. International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. Spanish Ball Game Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released possibly February 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: possibly a baseball film. Survivla status unknown. S.S. “Coptic” Director: possibly James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company

Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 21 April 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown S.S. “Coptic” Coaling Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 22 June 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown S.S. “Coptic” Lying To Director: possibly James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 21 April 1898 Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States

Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown S.S. “Coptic” Running Against the Storm Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James A. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 21 April 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown S.S. “Coptic” Running Before a Gale Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 December 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Station du chemin de fer de Tokyo Director: Tsunekichi Shibata Producer: Cinematographer: Tsunekichi Shibata Editor:

Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 985. The Stockbroker Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Survival status unknown A Street Arab Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 21 April 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (65 feet) Country: United States Main Actors:

Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. A Study in Facial Expression Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comady Notes: Survivla status unknown Tearing Down the Spanish Flag Director: J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly American Vita graph Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 21 April possibly 1897 / possibly released 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Possibly shot in New York, New York. Film is possibly the same as “Raising Old Glory Over Morro Castle” (1899) Survival status unknown.

La tentation de Saint-Antoine Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists. Frazer reel number 169. 10th U.S. Infantry Disembarking from Cars Director: possibly William Paley Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William Paley Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 May 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 1 May 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (possibly 100 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida. Survival status unknown. 10th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Battalion, Leaving Cars Director: William Paley Producer: Cinematographer: William Paley Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: 20 May 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 1 May 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (100 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. The Three Macs Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Riley Brothers Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released May 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: The Three Macs Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown [Tokyo's Ginza District] Director: Tsunekichi Shibata Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Japan Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: One of the first Japanese produced films. Film is presumed lost.

Tommy Atkins in the Park Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (80 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists Trained Cavalry Horses Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 22 June 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Trick Bicyclists Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Haydon & Urry Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): released April 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (70 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: The Brothers Henry Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Troopers – Contiuation of Director: Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown A Tug in a Heavy Sea Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: British Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: possibly Actuality Notes: Print exists

Turkish Dance, Ella Lola Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 7 October 1898 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (47 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Ella Lola Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. Twelve Months After Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Haydon & Urry Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Intended to be shown after “The Bride's First Night” (1898). Survival status unknown. Two Naughty Boys Sprinkling the Spoons Director: James Williamson Producer: James Williamson Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio:

Writer: James Williamson Copyright: Date (production/release): released July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (66 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Alan Williamson, Colin Williamson Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Two Naughty Boys Teasing the Cobbler Director: James Williamson Producer: James Williamson Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: James Williamson Copyright: Date (production/release): released July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (68 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Alan Williamson, Colin Williamson Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Two Naughty Boys Upsetting the Spoons Director: James Williamson Producer: James Williamson Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: James Williamson Copyright: Date (production/release): released July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Alan Williamson, Colin Williamson Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

Two Tipsy Fellows in a Boat Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Cinematograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (53 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown The Ungallant Lover Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Warwick Trading Company Production Company: Warwick Trading Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released August 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival Status unknown The Unseen World: Stilton Cheese Director: Martin Duncan Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Warwick Trading Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown [Untitled Comedy] Director: Walter D. Welford Producer: Walter D. Welford Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Walter D. Welford Copyright: Date (production/release): released March 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Mrs. Welford Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown U.S. Cavalry Supplies Unloading at Tampa, Florida Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 May 1898 Merican Mutoscope Compnay Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive The Vanishing Lady Director: J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 16 December 1898 Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Albert E. Smith Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [View of Guanabara Bay] Director: Alfonso Segreto Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 19 July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Brazil Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: The first Brazilian produced film. Aurvival status unknown. The Village Blacksmith Director: Arthur Cooper Producer: Brit Acres Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Brit Acres Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released March 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet)

Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Vistite sous-marine du Maine Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: possibly Georges Méliès Genre: Notes: Print exists V.R.C. Winter Meeting Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 9 July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Vystavní Párkar a Lepic Plakátu Director: Jan Krízenecky Producer: Jan Krízenecky and Josef Pokorny Cinematographer: Jan Krízenecky Editor: Distributor:

Production Company: Jan Krízenecky and Josef Pokorny Studio: Writer: Josef Sváb-Malostransky Copyright: Date (production/release): released 1 July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Czechoslovakia Main Actors: Josef Sváb-Malostransky [as the sausage vendor], Ferdinand Gyra [as sticker] Genre: Comedy Notes: One of the first Czechoslovakian produced films. Survival status unknown. Washing the Sweep Director: James Williamson Producer: James Williamson Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Williamson Kinematograph Company Production Company: Williamson Kinematograph Company Studio: Writer: James Williamson Copyright: Date (production/release): released July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Marie Mayhew [as the maid] Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Waves and Spray Director: G.A. Smith Producer: G.A. Smith Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

When the Cat's Away Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Winning the Gloves Director: James Williamson Producer: James Williamson Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Williamson Kinematograph Company Production Company: Williamson Kinematograph Company Studio: Writer: James Williamson Copyright: Date (production/release): released July 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: James Williamson Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown

1899
Admiral Dewey at State House, Boston, Mass. Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James A. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: 25 October 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 14 October 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Admiral George Dewey, Governor Roger Wolcott Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Boston, MA. The film was also offered in a 100 foot length. A print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Admiral Dewey Landing at Gibraltar Director: possibly James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 27 September 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot about 5 September 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (82 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Admiral George Dewey Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive Admiral Dewey Leading Land Parade Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Compnay Studio: Writer: Copyright: 5 October 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 30 September 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (200 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Admiral George Dewey, Robert Anderson Van Wyck, Nelson Appelton Miles, Admiral William Thomas Sampson, Winfield Scott Schley Genre: Documentary Notes: Also available in 100 foot length. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Admiral Dewey Leading Land Parade, no. 2 Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 7 October 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 30 September 1899 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (200 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Admiral George Dewey, Robert Anderson Van Wyck, Nelson Appleton Miles, Admiral William Thomas Sampson, Winfield Scott Schley Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in New York, New York.Film available in 100 foot length. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Admiral Dewey on the Deck of Flagship Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: probably James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot ca. 27-29 September 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (84 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Admiral George Dewey, William Thomas Sampson Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot near Staten Island, New York. Surviving footage exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Admiral Dewey on the Deck of Flagship (2) Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot ca. 27-29 September 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (16 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Admiral George Dewey, William Thomas Sampson Genre: Documentary Notes: shot on Staten Island, New York. Surviving footage exist in the Library of Congress film archive. Admiral Dewey Passing Catholic Club Stand Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 5 October 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 30 September 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Admiral George Dewey Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in New York, New York. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Admiral Dewey Receiving the Washington and New York Committees Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 2 October 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 28 September 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (85 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Admiral George Dewey, Nelson Appleton Miles, William Thomas Sampson, Octavian L. Pruden Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in New York, New York. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Admiral Dewey Taking Leave of Washington Committee on the U.S. Cruiser “Olympia” Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 2 October 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot on 28 September 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm shperical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (84 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Admiral George Dewey, Nelson Appleton Miles, Admiral William Thomas Sampson, Octavius L. Pruden Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in New York harbor. Also available in 75 foot length. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Advance of Kansas Volunteers at Calcoon Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 5 June 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot may 1899 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (77 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Members of the New Jersey National Guard Genre: Actuality Notes: shot in the Orange Mountains, New Jersey. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

L'affaire Dreyfus (The Dreyfus Affair) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (650 feet) Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. After the Race – Yachts Returning to Anchorage Director: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: J Stuart Blackton or Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 October 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot between 3-16 October 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (100 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot off Sandy Hook, New Jersey. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. American Cup Race Director: Edwin S. Porter Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Edwin S. Porter Editor: Distributor: probably Edison Manufacturing Compnay Production Company: probably Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Acuality Notes: Survival status unknown America's Cup #1 Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 October 1899 possibly Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release):1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown America's Cup #2 Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 October 1899 possibly Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown

Arabian Gun Twirler Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: 20 March 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): possibly shot May 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (45 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Hadji L. Cheriff Genre: Perfomance Notes: Probably shot in the Edison Black Maria studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 672. The Artist's Dream Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 February 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released April 1899 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (31 or 172 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly trick film Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. The Artist's Dream Director: Producer: Cinematographer: F.S. Armitage Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): shot 14 July 1899 / released July 1899 Camera/Projector: probably 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (38 or 218 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archives. Astor Battery on Parade Director: J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: J. Stuart Blackton or Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 27 January 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot January 1899 / released 23 January 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (90 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Union Square in New York, New York. Print Exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 650. MAVIS control number 45635. The Astor Tramp (aka Astor Unwelcome Tramp Visitor) Director: James White Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 27 November 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot on a day between June to September 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (100 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot on an outdoor stage. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 725.

Attempt to Escape That Led to Misfortune Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Raymond Ackerman Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 13 July 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot 9 July 1899 Camera/Projector: probably 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Automobile Parade Director: possibly William C. Paley Producer: Cinematographer: possibly William C. Paley Editor: Distributor: Production Company: William C. Paley Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists The Babies' Quarrel Director: possibly F.S. Armitage Producer: Cinematographer: F.S. Armitage Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 10 April 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company

Date (production/release): probably shot 24 July 1899 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Baby Lund and Her Pets Director: possibly F.S. Armitage Producer: Cinematographer: F.S. Armitage Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 June 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): probably shot on 6 July 1899 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm sperical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Detroit, Michgan. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Baby Lund and Her Pets Director: F.S. Armitage Producer: Cinematographer: F.S. Armitage Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 18 July 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot 6 July 1899 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Detroit, Michigan. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Baby's Tooth Director: possibly F.S. Armitage

Producer: Cinematographer: F.S. Armitage Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 2 July 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot 14 July 1899 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Bad (K)night Director: possibly F.S. Armitage Producer: Cinematographer: F.S. Armitage Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 11 November 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): probably shot 9 June 1899 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Battle of Jefferies and Sharkey for Championship of the World Director: James H. White and Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 4 November 1899 possibly Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 3 November 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime:

Country: United States Main Actors: Jim Jeffries, Tom Sharkey Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Shot at the event with a smuggled camera. Print exists. Bicycle Trick Riding, no. 2 Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 March 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 137:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Mr. Neidert Genre: Perfomance Notes: Prints exists in the Library of Congress film archive. The Black Cat and the Dinner for Two Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: British Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown The Butcher and the Tramp Director: C. Goodwin Norton Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor:

Production Company: C. Goodwin Norton Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 (year of release is uncertain) Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Casey at the Bat; or, The Fate of a “Rotten Umpire” Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 22 April 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot April 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: From the peom “Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 677. Cendrillon (Cinderella) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Compagnie Genérala des Établissements Pathé Frères Phonographes & Cinématographes Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: ~6 minutes (shot to be 2000 feet, edited by Pathé to 900 feet) Country: France

Main Actors: Georges Méliès, Bleuette Bernon, Jeanne d'Alcy, Barral, Carmely, Depeyrou Genre: Drama, Fantasy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Chanteuse japonaise Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabeiel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1026. Le Christ marchant sur les eaux (Christ Walking on Water) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Cléopatre Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: ~2 minutes Country: France Main Actors: Georges Méliès, Jeanne d'Alcy Genre: Notes: Print discovered in France in 2005 “Columbia” Winning the Cup Director: possibly Edwin S. Porter Producer: Cinematographer: Edwin S. Porter Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 October 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released October 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (65 or 100 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Co. “L” Thirty-Third Infantry Going to Firing Line Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown

Concours d'automobiles fleuries (départ) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 12 June 1899 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Shot in Paris, France. Lumière film number 1008. Survival status unknown The Corset Model Director: Producer: Cinematographer: F.S. Armitage Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 June 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released June 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (48 or 288 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Survival status unknown. Cripple Creek Bar-Room Scene Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Edison Black Maria Writer: Copyright: 22 April 1899 Thomas A. Edison

Date (production/release): possibly March to mid-April 1899 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama, Western Notes: Possibly the first motion picture set in the American old west. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 680. La danse du feu (The Pillar of Fire) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: From the novel “She” by H. Rider Haggard. Frazer reel number 188. Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. Danse japonais: I. Kappore Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1021.

The Demon Barber Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Diving Through Paper Screens Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm shperical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists Fête de Paris 1899: Concours d'automobiles fleuries Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical

1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 1009. Filipinos Retreat from Trenches Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 5 June 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released June 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50, 70 or 75 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: Print exists The Fisherman's Mishap Director: Alfred Collins Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: L. Gaumont and Company Production Company: L. Gaumont and Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Mike Savage Genre: Comedy Notes: Gaumont's first British comedy The Fitzsimmons-Jefferies Fight Director: Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 9 June 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Jim Jefferies, Bob Fitzsimmons Genre: Documentary, Sprots, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown Fun in Training Camp Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 7 June 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Jim Jefferies Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Gordon Highlanders Director: William Walker Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (58 inches)

Country: Scotland Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Scottish Screen Archive of the National Library of Scotland film archive. Harry Tate Grimaces Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Warwick Trading Company Production Company: Warwick Trading Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Harry Tate Genre: Perfomance Notes: Film is presumed lost Harry Tate Impersonations Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Warwick Trading Company Production Company: Warwick Trading Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (100 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Harry Tate Genre: Perfomance Notes: Film is presumed lost [Henley Regatta] Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor:

Distributor: Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown [Henley Regatta] Director: James A. Williamson Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Williamson Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm psherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown L'histoire d'un crime (The History of a Crime) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre:

Notes: Survival status unknown Inazuma Goto Hobaku no Ba Director: Shiro Asano Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Japan Main Actors: Umpei Yokoyama Genre: Notes: Survivla status unknown Japonaise Faisant sa toilette Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1027. Jefferies-Sharkey Contest (aka The Jefferies-Sharkey Fight) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: 10, 11, 13 and 15 November 1899 Date (production/release): shot 3 November 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (5575 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Jim Jefferies, Tom Sharkey Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Shot at the Coney Island Athletic Club. Possibly the first motion picture to be shot indoors under artificail light. G.W. Bitzer was one of the electrical technicians. Survival status unknown. Jefferies Skipping Rope Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Jim Jefferies Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Jefferies Throwing Medicine Ball Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 7 June 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Jim Jefferies Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown

King John Director: William K.L. Dickson and Walter Pfeffer Dando Producer: Cinematographer: William K.L. Dickson Editor: Distributor: Production Company: British Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released September 1899 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Herbert Beerbohm Tree [as King John], Dora Senior [as Prince Henry], F.M. Paget [as Robert Bigot], James Fisher [ as Earl of Pambroke] Genre: Drama, Historical Notes: From the play “The Life and Death of King John” by Willaim Shakespeare. Print exists in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute. The Kiss in the Tunnel Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: G.A. Smith Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (40 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: G.A. Smith Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists The Kiss in the Tunnel (aka Cuddling in the Dark) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Riley Brothers-Bamforth and Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (78 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: A copy-cat version of G.A. Smith's “The Kiss in the Tunnel” (1899). Survival status unknown. Love and War Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: James H. White Studio: Writer: Copyright: 28 November 1899 James H. White Date (production/release): shot ca. June-September 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (240 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Composed of five scenes, each shot in a different place. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. MAVIS control number 47136. Le Miroir de Cagliostro Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 / released in th U.S. January 1903 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (19.81 meters) Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Momiji-gari (Maple Viewing) Director: Tsunekichi Shibata Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Osaka Nakaza Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1898 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Japan Main Actors: Danjuro Ichikawa (“Danjuro IX”), Kikugoro Onoe (“Kikugoro V”) Genre: Perfomance, Kabuki Notes: The first Japan fiction film. Japans oldest surviving motion picture. Print exists. Motorist Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly Paul 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (190 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy, Fantasy Notes: Print exists Moulin à homme pour l'arrosage des rizières Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899

Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1030. The Musical Eccentric Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Warwick Trading Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Will Evans Genre: Comedy Notes: Film is presumed lost. New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 22 September 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown New Brooklyn to New York vis Brooklyn Bridge, No. 1 Director: Producer: Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 22 September 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released September 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, No. 2 Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released Sept 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format fps: Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. 140th Street Curve, New York, Elevated Railway Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 22 April 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): possibly shot in March to mid-April 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors:

Genre: Actuality Notes: Also sold in a 75 foot length. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 681. Palmer-McGovern Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: American Sportagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 12 September 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Thomas 'Pedlar' Palmer, Terry McGovern Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Shot in Tuckahoe, New York. Survival status unknown Panoramic View of Brooklyn Bridge Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 4 February 1899 possibly American Vitagraph Company or thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Panoramic View of Niagara Falls in Winter (aka Niagara Falls, Winter) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company

Studio: Writer: Copyright: 1903 (as Niagara Falls, Winter) Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Panoramic View of the White Pass Railroad Director: possibly Robert K. Bonine Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Robert K. Bonine Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 6 May 1901 possibly Thomas A. Edison or Edison Manufacturing Company Date (production/release): shot 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. The Passion Films Director: Joseph H. Perry Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Joseph H. Perry Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Salvation Army Limelight Department, Melbourne Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Drama, Historical, Biblical Notes: Series of 13 films. Survival status unknown

La petite fille et son chat Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Madleleine Koehler Genre: View Notes: Shot at Demeure Koehler, 29 rue Guilloud, Monplasir in Lyon, France. Print exists Lumière film number 1100. Poker at Dawson City Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 17 February 1899 Edison Manufacturing Company Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Print exeists in the library on Congress film archive.

Presentation of Loving Cup at City Hall Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 29 September 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Prinsengracht Director: Emile Lauste Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Dutch Biograph & Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (2 feet 8 inches) Country: Netherlands Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists in the EYE Film Instituut Nederland. Prize Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 14 October 1902 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: UnitedStates Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown

A Quiet Smoke Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot July 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Raising Old Glory Over Morro Castle Director: J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 4 February 1899 possibly Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Set design by J. Stuart Blackton. Shot on the roof of Vitagraph offices at 140 Nassau Street in New York, New York. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Récolte du riz Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1029. Reproduction of the Corbett and Jefferies Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 17 November 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (3450 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: This film was produced before the actual fight and showed a Corbett win. Survival status unknown. Reproduction of the Fitzsimmons-Jefferies Fight in Eleven Rounds Showing the Knock Out Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 12 June 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Copyrighted only three days after the actual fight. Survival status unknown.

Reproduction of the Jefferies and Corbett Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 17 November 1899 and 21 April 1900 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Film was produced before the actual event and shows a Jefferies win. Survival status unknown. Reproduction of the Jefferies and Ruhlin Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 17 November 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Film was produced before the actual fight and shows a Jefferies win. Survival status unknown Reproduction of the Jefferies and Sharkey Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer:

Copyright: 9 September 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (3750 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Film was shot before the actual fight and shows a Jefferies win. Survival status unknown. Reproduction of the Kid McCoy and Peter Maher Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 12 November 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Film was shot before the actual fight and shows a McCoy win. Survival status unknown. Reproduction of the Pedlar Palmer and Terry McGovern Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 8 September 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Film was shot before the actual fight showing a Palmer win. Survival status unknown.

Reproduction of the Peter Maher and Kid McCoy Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 21 November 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Film was shot before the actual match and shows a Maher win. Survival status unknown. Reproduction of the Ruhlin and Jefferies Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 17 November 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Film was shot before the actual fight and shows a Ruhlin win. Survival status unknown. Reproduction of the Sharkey and Jefferies Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer:

Copyright: 9 September 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Film was shot before the actual fight and shows a Sharkey win. Survival status unknown. Reproduction of the Terry McGovern and Pedlar Palmer Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 8 September 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Film was shot before the actual fight and shows a McGovern win. Survival status unknown. Reproduction of Windsor Hotel Fire Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly American Vitagraph Company or Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot March 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Retour des courses Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1028. 2nd Special Service Battalion, Canadian Infantry – Parade Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 7 November 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 30 October 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (200 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot in Quebec, Canada. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. [Shamrock I in the Americas Cup Race] Director: Edwin S. Porter Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Simon the Cellarer Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Philipp Wolff Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: The film was intended to be shown while a performer sang the title song. Survivla status unknown. Strange Adventure of New York Drummer Director: Edwin S. Porter Producer: Cinematographer: Edwin S. Porter Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 17 June 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Tenderloin at Night Director:

Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Three Acrobats Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 20 March 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance, Comedy, Vaudville Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. The Tramp's Dream Director: possibly James F. Frawley and Jacob Blair Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Lubin Manufacturing Company Production Company: Lubin Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot fall 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime:

Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot on the rooftop of the Lubin offices, 921 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. A Trip to the Moon Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Siegmund Lubin Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Possibly the pirated copy of Méliès film “A Trip to the Moon” (1902), and the production date is wrong. Upside-Down; or, The Human Flies Director: possibly Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists A Visit to the Spiritualist Director: J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith Producer:

Cinematographer: Albert E. Smith and J. Stuart Blackton Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot December 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (100 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Comedy Notes: Shot on Vitagraph rooftop. Print exists in the UCLA Film and Television Archive. Willie's First Smoke Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 4 February 1899 Date (production/release): 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [The Wrestlers] Director: Harishchandra S. Bhatvadekar Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot November 1899 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: India

Main Actors: Genre: Notes: The first Indian produced film. Survival status unknown. A (W)ringing Good Joke Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): possibly released March 1899 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown. Biograph film number 884. A Wringing Good Joke Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Edwin S. Porter Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 22 April 1899 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): probably shot March to April 1899 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot at Edison Blakc Maria studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

1900
Accidents Will Happen Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Arthur Marvin

Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 7 February 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot 28 August 1900 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm sperical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Trick Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive The Adventures of Happy Hooligan Director: J. Stuart Blackton Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: possibly J. Stuart Blackton Date (production/release): Copyright: Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton [as Happy Hooligan] Genre: Comedy Notes: Based on the comic strip “Happy Hooligan” by Fredrick Opper. Survival status unknown. Aguinaldo's Navy Director: C. Fred Ackerman or Raymond Ackerman Producer: Cinematographer: C. Fred Ackerman or Raymond Ackerman Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 18 April 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot on 9 May 1900 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States

Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at the Pasig River near Manila, Philippines. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archives. Algy the Piccadilly Johnny Director: Walter Gibbons Producer: Walter Gibbons Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Gibbons' Bio-Tableaux Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released November 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Vesta Tilley Genre: Performance Notes: Possibly used the Phono-Bio-Tableaux sound-on-cylinder sound system. Survival status unknown. Allabad; the Arabian Wizard Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Arthur Marvin Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 11 November 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot 26 July 1900 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. An Animated Luncheon Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor:

Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): likely shot in February 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Notes: Also available in 60 foot length. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Animation Cartoon “Wiping Something Off the Slate” Director: Cecil M. Hepworth Producer: Cecil M. Hepworth Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Hepworth Film Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Animation Notes: Survival status unknown Army Life; or, How Soldiers are Made Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released 18 September 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: “Joining Army” (160 feet), “Work and Play at the Depot” (80 feet), “A Lark in Camp” (60 feet), “Leaving the Army” (60 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Film is presumed lost. Print exists of “Mounted Infantry” episode. Possibly as many

as twenty short films shot as part of a live presentaion. Around the Flip-Flap Railroad Director: F.S. Armitage Producer: Cinematographer: F.S. Armitage Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 18 April 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot 18 September 1900 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Coney Island, New york. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Arrest of a Shoplifter Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Arthur Marvin Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 12 September 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot 16 July 1900 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Arrival of Train at Muskoks Wharf Director: G.W. Bitzer Producer: Cinematographer: G.W. Bitzer Editor: Distributor: Americam Mutoscope Company Production Company: Americam Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: 6 March 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot 13 August 1900 Camera/Projector: probaly Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at Lake Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Artillery Firing Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Notes: Survival status unknown An Artist's Dream Director: Edwin S. Porter Producer: Cinematographer: Edwin S. Porter Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 21 March 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released March 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (60, 65 or 75 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 795.

The Art of “Making Up” Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Arthur Marvin Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 18 April 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot 24 May 1900 / released May 1900 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (65 or 377 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Kathryn Osterman Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. “Art Studies” Director: Producer: Cinematographer: F.S. Armitage Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 6 March 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release):shot 29 November 1900 / released November 1900 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (32 or 178 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. As Seen Through the Telescope Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Warwick Trading Company Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900

Camera/Projector: probably 35mm sperical format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists Attack on a Chinese Mission – Bluejackets to the Rescue Director: James Williamson Producer: James Williamson Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Williamson Films Studio: Writer: James Williamson Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: probably 35 mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (230 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Florence Williamson, Mr. Lepard, Mr. James Genre: Drama Notes: Print exists Aunt Jane's Experience with Tobasco Sauce Director: Producer: Cinematographer: F.S. Armitage Editor: Distributor: Americam Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: Americam Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 30 January 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot or released on 9 November 1900 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. [Australian Navy Contingent Departing Melbourne for the Boxer Rebellion] Director: Producer:

Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Automobile Parade Director: William C. Paley Producer: Cinematographer: William C. Paley Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: William C. Paley Studio: Writer: Copyright: 6 February 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot 4 November 1899 / released 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (128 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Also available in a 50 foot length. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Musser control number 767. The Battle of Mt. Arayat Director: possibly C. Fred Ackerman or Raymond Ackerman Producer: Cinematographer: possibly C. Fred Ackerman or Raymond Ackerman Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot January 1900 / released March 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly Biograph 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime:

Country: United States Main Actors: Andrew Sheridan Burt, Fredrick D. Grant Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in the Philippines Beheading a Chinese Prisoner Director: possibly James F. Frawley and Jacob Blair Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Lubin Manufacturing Company Production Company: Lubin Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): probably in July or August 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Shot on the rooftop of the Lubin offices. Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. The Beggar's Deceit Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Notes: Birds-Eye View of Dock Front, Galveston Director: possibly Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio:

Writer: Copyright: 24 September 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot ca. 11-19 September 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Galveston, Texas. Part of the Galveston Cyclone series. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. The Biter Bit (aka A Joke on the Gardener) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Bamforth and Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists The Blind Boy Director: Walter Gibbons Producer: Walter Gibbons Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Gibbons' Bio-Tableaux Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released November 1900 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: G.H. Chirgwin Genre: Perfomance Notes: possibly Phono-Bio-Tableaux sound-on-cylinder sound system. Survival status unknown.

Boat Race on the Harlem River Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Bombarding and Capturing the Taku Forts Director: James F. Frawley and Jacob Blair Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Lubin Manufacturing Company Production Company: Lubin Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot July or August 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Shot in Lubin's rooftop studio. Survival status unknown. A bord du “Tonkin”: le saut à la corde Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot October 1899 / released 14 April 1900

Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1131. Broadway Panorama Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitograph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Bryan at Home Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: The Selig Polyscope Company Production Company: The Selig Polyscope Company Studio: Writer: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: probably 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: possibly William Jennings Bryan Notes: Survival status unknown Burlesque Attack on a Settler's Cabin Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor:

Distributor: Warwick Trading Company Production Company: Warwick Trading Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Dan Leno, Herbert Campbell, Joe Elvin Genre: Comedy Notes: Film is presumed lost. Burning of the Standard Oil Co.'s Tanks, Bayonne, N.J. Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 12 July 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. A Career of Crime Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 11 November 1900 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released June 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (823 feet) Country: United States Main Actors:

Genre: Drama Notes: Released in 5 parts. Print exists. Charge of Boer Cavalry Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): probably shot 15-24 April 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly drama Notes: 1st of two surviving takes. Probably shot in the Orange Mountains outside Weat Orange, New Jersey. Print survives in the Library of Congress film archive. Charge of Boer Cavalry Director: James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): probably shot 15-24 April 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly drama Notes: 2nd of two surviving takes. Probably shot in the Orange Mountains outside Weat Orange, New Jersey. Print survives in the Library of Congress film archive.

[Chasles] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: J. Chasles Genre: Perfomance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack was presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. Chicago Fire Run Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: The Selig Polyscope Company Production Company: The Seloig Polyscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 (release year uncertain) Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Chicago Police Parade Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: The Selig Polyscope Company Production Company: The Selig Polyscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): 1900 (release year uncertain) Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Chinese Massacring Christians Director: James F. Frawley and Jacob Blair Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Lubin Manufacturing Company Production Company: Lubin Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot July or August 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Shot on the rooftop of the Lubin offices. Print exists Le Cid Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm psherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: ? Zambelli Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack was presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown.

The Clown and the Alchemist Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 16 November 1900 Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists Congress of Nations Director: Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Edwin S. Porter and James H. White Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: possibly The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 16 November 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released November 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (100 or 115 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Albert Smith [as the magician] Genre: Perfomance-Tableau Notes: Print exists A Convict's Punishment Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Arthur Marvin Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company

Studio: Writer: Copyright: 7 February 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (170 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Also sold in a 30 foot length. Survival status unknown. Cook County Democracy Parade Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: The Selig Polyscope Company Production Company: The Selig Polyscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown The Cornfields Quartett Director: Walter Gibbons Producer: Walter Gibbons Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Gibbons' Bio-Tableaux Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released November 1900 Camera/Projector: probably Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: probably The Cornfields Quartette Genre: Perfomance Notes: Phono-Bio-Tableaux sound-on-cylinder sound system. Survival status unknown.

[Cossira] Director: Producer: Clèment-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: ? Cossira (Cossira was a star of the Paris Opéra) Genre: Perfomance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. Course de taureaux (aka Spanish Bullfight) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists Courses d'ensemble des régates (rameurs assis) Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival stautus unknown. Lumière film number 1288. Cyrano de Bergerac Director: Coquenin Ainé Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: after 1907 distributed by Urban Eclipse. Distributed in 1908 in United States by Kleine Optical Company without soundtrack. Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (140 feet) Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack was presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Print exists. Danseuses combodgiennes du roi Norodom, II Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre:

Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1294. Dewey Arch Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company or The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Dewey Parade Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: The Selig Polyscope Company Production Company: The Selig Polyscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Don Juan Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Victor Maurel Genre: Perfomance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. The Downward Path Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Arthur Marvin Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 11 November 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released May 1900 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (824 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Released in 5 parts. Print exists Le deul d'Hamlet Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (174 feet) Country: France Main Actors: Sarah Bernhardt [ as Hamlet], Pierre Magnier [as Laertes] Genre: Drama, Historical Notes: From the play “Hamlet” by William Shakespeare. Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-oncylinder sound cylinder (sound effects only, no speech). Print exists in the Filmmuseum Berlin Deutsch Kinemathek film archive. A print may exist in the

Cinémathèque Françaises film archive. A Dull Razor Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 28 February 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (45 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. The Eccentric Dancer Director: Cecil Hepworth Producer: Cecil Hepworth Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Hepworth Film Manufacturing Company Production Company: Hepworth Film Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released November 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Embarquement d'un bouf à bord d'un navire Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists. Lumière fim number 1286. The Enchanted Drawing Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 16 November 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): probably shot between September and early November 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton Genre: Comedy Notes: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. L'enfant prodigue Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Félicia Mallet Genre: Perfomance, Dance, Ballet Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack was presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. Enfants annamites ramassant des sapèques devant la pagode des dames Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 1274. Enfants au bond de la mer (aka The Children's Seaside Frolic) Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown.

Enfants aux jouets (aka Children at Play) Director: Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists Escape from Sing Sing Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Arthur Marvin Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 7 February 1900 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released June 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (27 or 151 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Survival status unknown Explosion of a Motor Car Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Hepworth Film Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists L'Exposition de 1900 Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Falstaff Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Victor Maurel Genre: Perfomance Notes: Possibly from the opera “Falstaff” by Giuseppe Verdi. Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre soundon-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown.

Faust and Marguerite Director: possibly Edwin S. Porter Producer: Cinematographer: Edwin S. Porter Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 28 February 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released February 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (60 or 65 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: From the opera “Faust” by Charles Gounod. Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. Fifteenth Infantry, U.S.A. Director: possibly F.S. Armitage Producer: Cinematographer: F.S. Armitage Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released July 1900 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists La fille du régiment Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: possibly Maurice Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Fire Engines at Work Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: The Selig Polyscope Company Production Company: The Selig Polyscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Fools Parade Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: The Selig Polyscope Company Production Company: The Selig Polyscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 (year uncertain) Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Footit chocolat Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: George Footit [as Footit], Raphael Padilla [as Chocolat] Genre: Perfomance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Print exists. Fumerie d'opium Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists. Lumière film number 1270.

The Gans-McGovern Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: The Selig Polyscope Company Production Company: The Selig Polyscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot or released possibly 13 December 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Joe Gans, Terry McGovern, George Silver [referee], Joe Humphries [announcer] Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Print exists The Gator and the Pickaninny Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists

Grandma's Reading Glass Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: L. Gaumont and Company Production Company: G.A.S. Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (100 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists Great Glove Fight Director: James Williamson Producer: James Williamson Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: possibly Williamson Kinematography Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown Harry Thompson's Imitations Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: possibly American Vitagraph Company or The Vita Graph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Harry Thompson Genre: Perfomance Notes: Survival status unknown Hooligan and the Summer Boarders Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton [as Happy Hooligan] Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Hooligan Assists the Magician Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 16 November 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton [as Hooligan] Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Hooligan at the Seashore Director:

Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (100 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton [as Happy Hooligan] Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Hooligan Causes a Sensation Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (100 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton [as Happy Hooligan] Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Hooligan Has Trouble with the Cook Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (60 feet)

Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton [as Happy Hooligan] Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Hooligan in Central Park Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton [as Happy Hooligan] Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Hooligan's Narrow Escape Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton [as Happy Hooligan] Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Hooligan Takes his Annual Bath Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company

Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (100 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: J. Stuart Blackton [as Happy Hooligan] Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown How It Feels to Be Run Over Director: Cecil M. Hepworth Producer: Cecil M. Hepworth Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Hepworth Film Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists How They Rob a Man in Chicago Director: Wallace McCutcheon Producer: Cinematographer: Arthur Marvin Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 10 April 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot 24 April 1900 / released April 1900 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (28, 31 or 165 feet)

Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot on the Biograph studio rooftop at 841 Broadway in New York, New York. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Inquisitive Clerks Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company or The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown [Javanese Dance] Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Cléo de Merode Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown.

Jeanne d'Arc Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Méliès Star-Films Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Bleuette Bernon [as Jeanne d'Arc], Georges Méliès [as Jacques d'Arc], Jeanne d'Alcy [as Isabelle Romée] Notes: Print exists Jefferies vs. Corbett; or, Representation of Jefferies-Corbett Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown A Jersey Skeeter Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown [Jules Moy] Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm shperical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Jules Moy Genre: Perfomance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound cylinder. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. Kitty Mahone Director: Walter Gibbons Producer: Walter Gibbons Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Gibbons' Bio-Tableaux Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released November 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly Statndard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Lil Hawthorne Genre: Perfomance Notes: Possibly Bio-Tableaux sound-on-cylinder sound system. Possibly same as “Kitty Malone” (1901). Survival status unknown.

Kobelkoff Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (2 feet 11 inches) Country: France Main Actors: Nikolai Kobelkoff Genre: Documentary Notes: Print exists in the Lobster Films archive. La Korrigane Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Rosita Mauri, Violat, Mademoiselles Mante Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Cast includes members of the Paris Opéra. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown.

Ladies' Skirts Nailed to a Fence Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Bamforth and Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists The Lambeth Walk Director: Walter Gibbons Producer: Walter Gibbons Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Gibbons' Bio-Tableaux Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released November 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Alec Hurley Genre: Perfomance Notes: Possibly Phono-Bio-Tableaux sound-on-cylinder sound system. Survival status unknown.

Launching a Stranded Schooner from the Docks Director: Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 September 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot September 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Galveston, Texas. A film in the Galveston Cyclone series. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Leaping Dogs Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm Spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Let Me Dream Again Director: G.A. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists Life Motion Photographs of the Fitzsimmons and Ruhlin Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Lubin Manufacturing Company Production Company: Lubin Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 10 August 1900 Siegmund Lubin Date (production/release): shot 10 August 1900 / released August 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (1000 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Bob Fitzsimmons, Gus Ruhlin Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Possibly a recreation done with actors. Survival status unknown.

Little Mischief Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released March 1900 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (45 or 50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Little Tich et ses “Big Boots” Director: Alice Guy Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Little Tich (Herry Relph) Genre: Perfomance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Print exists. Louisiana Lou Director: Walter Gibbons Producer: Walter Gibbons Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Gibbons' Bio-Tableaux Studio:

Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): relaesed November 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Vesta Tilley Genre: Performance Notes: Possibly Phono-Bio-Tableaux sound-on-cylinder sound system. Survival status unknown. [Louis Maurel] Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Louis Maurel Genre: Perfomance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinder. Survival status unknown. Ma Cousine Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Madame Réjane (Gabrielle-Charlotte Réjane) Genre: Perfomance Notes: Possibly Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack

presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. Madame Sans-Gêne (aka Réjane in Madame Sans-Gêne) Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Madame Réjane (Gabrielle-Charlotte Réjane) Genre: Perfomance Notes: Possibly Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. The Magician Director: possibly Edwin S. Porter Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Edwin S. Porter Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 28 February 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released February 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. [Mariette Sully] Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company:

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Mariette Sully Genre: Perfomance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented om Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. [Mason and Forbes] Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: ? Mason, ? Forbes Genre: Perfomance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. Match Between Earnest Roeber and August Faust Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly The Vitagraph Company of America or Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Earnest Roeber, August Faust

Genre: Documentary, Sports, Wrestling Notes: Survival status unknown Maude's Naughty Little Brother Director: J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 16 November 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released November 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (90 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. The Midnight Son Director: Walter Gibbons Producer: Walter Gibbons Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Gibbons' Bio-Tableaux Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released November 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Vesta Tilley Genre: Perfomance Notes: Possibly Phono-Bio-Tableaux sound-on-cylinder sound system. Survival status unknown. [Mily Meyer] Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor:

Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Mily Meyer Genre: Perfomance, Song Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. Mysterious Cafe Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: American Vitagraph Company or The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: possibly Comedy Notes: Print exists The Mystic Swing Director: Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Edwin S. Porter Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company or The Selig Polyscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 21 March 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released March 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (60 feet) Country: United States

Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print survives in the Library of Congress film archive. New Black Diamond Express Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 26 May 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. [Oberammergau Street Scene] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown Oceanic Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown On a Runaway Motor-Car Through Piccadilly Circus Director: Robert W. Paul Producer: Robert W. Paul Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Robert W. Paul Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Panorama of Broad Street, Richmond Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 1900 possibly Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown

Panorama of East Galveston Director: possibly Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 September 1900 Date (production/release): shot in September 1900 / released September 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (100 or 110 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Galevston, Texas. A film in the Galveston Cyclone series. Survival status unknown. Panorama of Galveston Power House Director: possibly Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 September 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot September 1900 / released September 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Galveston, Texas. A film in the Galveston Cyclone series. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Panorama of Orphans' Home, Galveston Director: possibly Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 September 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot September 1900 / released September 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Galveston, Texas. A film in the Galveston Cyclone series. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Panorama of the Paris Exhibition Director: Cecil M. Hepworth Producer: Cecil M. Hepworth Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Hepworth Film Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Panorama of Tremont Hotel, Galveston Director: possibly Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 September 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot September 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Galveston, Texas. A film in the Galveston Cyclone series. Survival status unknown. Panorama of Wreckage on Water Front, Galveston Director: possibly Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Albert E. Smith Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 September 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot September 1900 Camera/Projector: fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Galveston, Texas. A film in the Galveston Cyclone series. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Panoramic View of the Champs Elysees Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 29 August 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists [Paris Exposition, 1900] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. Passage en chaises à porteurs au col des Nuages (Annam) Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer:

Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1298. Polo Game Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: The Vitagraph Compnay of America or Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown [Port Fairy Fishing Fleet Putting to Sea] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown

Les précieuses ridicules Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (possibly 180 feet) Country: France Main Actors: Coquelin Ainé Genre: Perfomance Notes: From a play by Molière. Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. Prisoner in the Chinese Pillory in the Streets of Tien Tsin (aka In the Pillory) Director: James F. Frawley and Jacob Blair Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Lubin Manufacturing Company Production Company: Lubin Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot July or August 1900 / released August 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (75 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Shot on the rooftop of the Lubin offices. Survival status unknown. Prize Fight Between John Bull and President Kruger Director: Producer: John Sloane Barnes Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright:

Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: (200 feet) Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown Promenade du dragon à Cholon, I Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 17 January 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1280. Red Cross Ambulance on Battlefield Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): probably shot 15-24 April 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Drama Notes: Probably shot in the Orange Mountains outside West Orange, New Jersey. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

[Reichemberg] Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: possibly Mademoiselle Reichemberg Genre: Perfomance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. [Religious Procession] Director: Mirza Ebrahim Khan Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Iran Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: One of the first Iranian produced films. Kahn was the court photographer to the Shah Mozaffareddin. Survival status unknown. Reproduction of the Corbett and McCoy Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer:

Copyright: 28 August 1900 Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown Reproduction of the Fitzsimmons and Sharkey Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 28 August 1900 Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown Reproduction of the McGovern and Dixon Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 8 January 1900 Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown

Reproduction of the Sharkey and Fitzsimmons Fight Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Siegmund Lubin Studio: Writer: Copyright: 7 March 1900 Date (production/release) 1900: Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary, Sports, Boxing Notes: Survival status unknown Roeber Wrestling Match Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly The Vitagraph Company of America Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Earnest Roeber Genre: Documentary, Sports, Wrestling Notes: Survival status unknown Roméo et Juliette Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900

Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Perfomance Notes: From the opera “Roméo et Juliette” by Gounod. Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-oncylinder sound system. Soundtrack presented on Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. Rough Sea Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Bamforth and Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists Sally in Our Alley Director: Walter Gibbons Producer: Walter Gibbons Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Gibbons' Bio-Tableaux Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released November 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: American Comedy Four Genre: Perfomance Notes: possibly Phono-Bio-Tableaux sound-on-cylinder sound system. Survival status unknown.

Scene in the Swiss Village at Paris Exposition Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 29 August 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists [Scenes Around the Warrnambool Coast of Victoria] Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unknown

Scenes of the Wreckage from the Waterfront Director: possibly Jacob Blair Smith Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Jacob Blair Smith Editor: Distributor: Lubin Manufacturing Company Production Company: Lubin Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot September 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Galveston, Texas. Print survives in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. Searching Ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for Dead Bodies Director: J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 September 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot September 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: Shot in Galveston, Texas. A film in the Galveston Cyclone series. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. [Shah Mozaffareddin's Private Zoo] Director: Mizra Ebriham Kahn Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor:

Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Iran Main Actors: Genre: Documentary Notes: One of the first Iranian produced films. Kahn was the court photographer for the Shah. Survival status unknown. Sherlock Holmes Baffled Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Arthur Marvin Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope Company Production Company: American Mutoscope Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 24 February 1903 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): shot 26 April 1900 / released May 1900 Camera/Projector: Probably Mutoscope 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format fps: Runtime: (47, 49 or 284 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Trick film Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Smallest Train Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: possibly American Vitagraph Company or The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime:

Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Soldiers of the Cross Director: Joseph H. Perry Producer: Cinematographer: Joseph H. Perry Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Salvation Army Limelight Department, Melbourne Studio: Writer: Herbert H. Booth Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 13 September 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: Australia Main Actors: Harold Graham, John Jones, Beatrice Day, Orrie Perry, Reg Perry, Salvation Army Cadets Genre: Drama Notes: Film is presumed lost. Presentation slides still exist. Sousa Leading the Band Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company or The Vitagraph Company of America Production Company: possibly American Vitagraph or The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: possibly John Philip Sousa Genre: Documentary Notes: Survival status unknown Speedway Director: Producer: Cinematographer:

Editor: Distributor: possibly Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: possibly American Vitagraph or The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Spiritsme abracadabrant (aka The Up-to-Date Spiritualism) Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Méliès Star-Film Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: Main Actors: possibly Georges Méliès Genre: Trick film Notes: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House. “Stop Thief!” Director: F.S. Armitage Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 7 June 1902 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Date (production/release): released December 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (24 or 148 feet) Country: United States

Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown A Storm at Sea Director: possibly James H. White Producer: Cinematographer: possibly Alfred C. Abadie Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company or James H. White Studio: Writer: Copyright: 9 August 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): shot ca. 19-27 June 1900 / released August 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (100 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive. Such a Headache Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company or The Vitagraph Company of America Production Company: American Vitagraph Company or The Vitagraph Company of America Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown Sylvia Director: Producer: Clément-Maurice Gratioulet Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor:

Production Company: Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: ? Zambelli Genre: Perfomance, Dance Notes: Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre sound-on-cylinder sound system. Soundtrack was presented Lioretographe sound cylinders. Survival status unknown. Transport des bois par redeaux Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Gabriel Veyre Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1285. Turn Out of the Fire Brigade Director: Walter Gibbons Producer: Walter Gibbons Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Gibbons' Bio-Tableaux Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released November 1900 Camera/Projector: Possibly Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre:

Notes: Phono-Bio-Tableaux sound-on-cylinder sound system. Survival status unknown. Uncle Josh in a Spooky Hotel Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: possibly Charles 'Daddy' Manley [as Uncle Josh] Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive. Uncle Josh's Nightmare Director: Edwin S. Porter Producer: Cinematographer: Edwin S. Porter Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 21 March 1900 Thomas A. Edison Date (production/release): released March 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (150 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Charles 'Daddy' Manley [as Uncle Josh] Genre: Comedy Notes: Shot in Edison Black Maria studio. Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

La vengeance du gâte-sauce Director: Georges Méliès Producer: Georges Méliès Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly Méliès Star-Film Production Company: Méliès Star-Film Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: possibly Georges Méliès Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive. View from an Engine Fron – Shilla Mill Tunnel Director: Cecil M. Hepworth Producer: Cecil M. Hepworth Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Production Company: Hepworth Film Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly 35mm spherical fps: Runtime: Country: United Kingdom Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Survival status unknown

Le village de Namo: Panorama pris d'une chaise à porteurs Director: Gabriel Veyre Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Survival status unnown. Lumière film number 1296. Vue prise d'une plate-forme mobile, II Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Société Lumière Production Company: Société Lumière Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): premiered 17 June 1900 Camera/Projector: Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: France Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Shot at the Exposition universelle in Paris, France. Survival status unknown. Lumière film number 1156. Washing Dogs Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company or The Vitagraph Company of America Production Company: American Vitagraph Company or The Vitagraph Company of America

Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality or Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown Watermelon Contest Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): released March 1900 Camera/Projector: Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: (50 feet) Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Survival status unknown White Horse Rapids Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: Edison Manufacturing Company Production Company: Edison Manufacturing Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: 4 April 1900 Edison Manufacturing Company Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Actuality Notes: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Who Said Chicken? Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Arthur Marvin Editor: Distributor: Americam Mutoscope & Biograph Company Production Company: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company Studio: Writer: Copyright: Date (production/release): shot 18 July 1900 / possibly late July 1900 Camera/Projector: possibly Biograph 68mm spherical 1.36:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Comedy Notes: Print exists Z the Clown and the Alchemist Director: Producer: Cinematographer: Editor: Distributor: possibly The Vitagraph Company of Production Company: The Vitagraph Company of Studio: Writer: Copyright: 16 November 1900 Date (production/release): 1900 Camera/Projector: Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format fps: Runtime: Country: United States Main Actors: Genre: Notes: Print exists

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