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Summary: The clip shows a jockey, Domm, riding a horse, Sally Gardner. The clip is not filmed but instead consists of 24 individual photographs shot in rapid succession, making a moving picture when using a zoopraxiscope.
Release Date: June 15, 1878 | Palo Alto Stock Farm
Runtime: 0 h 01 min
Country: United States
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Summary: In the garden, a man asks his friends to do something silly for him to record on film.
Release Date: October 14, 1888 | Whitley Partners
Runtime: 0 h 01 min
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Summary: "Scene in a stable, where a crowd of horsemen, jockeys and stable hands are watching a little [colored] boy dance on a table."
Director: William Heise
| Edison Manufacturing Company
Genres: Short
Country: United States
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Summary: A burlesque on the John Rice - May Irwin kiss in The Kiss (1896)
| Selig Polyscope Company
Genres: Short, Comedy, Romance
Runtime: 0 h 01 min
Country: United States
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Summary: A chemist carries out a bizarre experiment with his own head.
Director: Georges Méliès
| Star-Film
Genres: Short, Comedy, Fantasy
Runtime: 0 h 03 min
Country: France
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Summary: A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the Moon.
Release Date: October 04, 1902 | Star-Film
Runtime: 0 h 13 min
Country: France
Movie budget: $ 30,000
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Summary: A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels.
Release Date: December 07, 1903 | Edison Manufacturing Company
Runtime: 0 h 11 min
Country: United States
Movie budget: $ 150
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Summary: The story of Jesus Christ from the proclamation of his Nativity to his crucifixion. Impressive scenes and dynamism of the actors prelude to the Italian colossal movies of the silent period.
Release Date: March 26, 1904 | Pathé Frères
Runtime: 0 h 44 min
Country: France
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Summary: A close-up of a magician's hand, in which appear gold coins. The hand drops the coins in a bowl, then a man leans into the picture and proceeds to let more coins tumble out of his mouth. The picture is hand-colored.
Release Date: July 01, 1905 | Pathé Frères
Genres: Short
Runtime: 0 h 02 min
Country: France
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Summary: A large group of boys and girls enjoy a sleigh ride, have a snowball fight, and frolic in the snow.
| Edison Manufacturing Company
Genres: Comedy, Short
Runtime: 0 h 07 min
Country: United States
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Summary: A humongous and obese anthropomorphic swine dressed like a fine gentleman in a fancy dinner attire tries to make a pass at a solitary lady having a picnic.
Release Date: August 10, 1907 | Pathé Frères
Genres: Short, Comedy
Runtime: 0 h 04 min
Country: France
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Summary: George Redfeather, the hero of this subject, returns from Carlisle, where he not only graduated with high honors, but was also the star of the college football team. At a reception given in his honor by Lieut. Penrose, an Indian agen
Director: D.W. Griffith
Writer: D.W. Griffith
Release Date: October 27, 1908 | American Mutoscope & Biograph
Genres: Short, Action
Runtime: 0 h 16 min
Country: United States
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Summary: An Indian village is forced to leave its land by white settlers, and must make a long and weary journey to find a new home. The settlers make one young Indian woman stay behind. This woman is thus separated from her sweetheart, whose
Director: D.W. Griffith
Release Date: December 09, 1909 | Biograph Company
Genres: Short, Western
Runtime: 0 h 14 min
Country: United States
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Summary: The children set a trap for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, knowing he has to come through the window because their estate has no chimney. Their father, who abandoned them and his wife before she inherited her fortune, plans to burglar
Director: D.W. Griffith
Release Date: December 20, 1909 | Biograph Company
Genres: Drama, Short
Runtime: 0 h 16 min
Country: United States
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Summary: Ramona is a little orphan of the great Spanish household of Moreno. Alessandro, the Indian, arrives at the Camulos ranch with his sheep-shearers, showing his first meeting with Ramona. There is at once a feeling of interest noticeabl
Release Date: May 23, 1910 | Biograph Company
Genres: Short, Drama, Romance
Runtime: 0 h 17 min
Country: United States
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Summary: Based on the story by Charles Dickens: Ebenezer Scrooge is well known for his harsh, miserly ways, until he is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and then by three other spirits.
Release Date: December 23, 1910 | Edison Manufacturing Company
Genres: Short, Drama, Fantasy
Runtime: 0 h 11 min
Country: United States
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Summary: Max has purchased a new bathtub, but bathing in it proves to be more difficult than he anticipated.
Director: Lucien Nonguet
Release Date: March 06, 1911 | Pathé Frères
Genres: Short, Comedy
Runtime: 0 h 08 min
Country: France
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Summary: An early silent version of Shakespeare's classic comedy of unrequited love and gender bending.
Release Date: February 05, 1910 | Vitagraph Company of America
Genres: Short, Comedy, Drama
Runtime: 0 h 12 min
Country: United States
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Summary: Loosely adapted from Dante's Divine Comedy and inspired by the illustrations of Gustav Doré the original silent film has been restored and has a new score by Tangerine Dream.
| Milano Film, SAFFI-Comerio
Runtime: 1 h 11 min
Country: Italy
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Summary: A loutish husband neglects his patient, loving wife to enjoy a night on the town. When he comes home drunk and irritable, he mistreats her. Then he falls asleep, and has a dream that causes him to reconsider the way that he treats hi
Director: Thomas H. Ince
Release Date: January 23, 1911 | Independent Moving Pictures Co. of America (IMP)
Genres: Short, Drama
Runtime: 0 h 11 min
Country: United States