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La lune à un mètre

An astronomer has a terrifying dream.

Release On: 1st - January - 1898

Vote Count: 102
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Un homme de têtes

One of the greatest of black art pictures. The conjurer appears before the audience, with his head in its proper place. He then removes his head, and throwing it in the air, it appears on the table opposite another head, and both detached heads sing in unison. The conjurer then removes it a third time. You then see all three of his heads, which are exact duplicates, upon the table at one time, while the conjurer again stands before the audience with his head perfectly intact, singing in unison with the three heads upon the table. He closes the picture by bowing himself from the stage.

Release On: 1st - January - 1898

Vote Count: 92
Vote Average: 6.9/10


Visite sous-marine du Maine

Divers go to work on a wrecked ship (the battleship Maine that was blown up in Havana harbour during the Spanish-American War), surrounded by curiously disproportionate fish.

Release On: 1st - January - 1898

Vote Count: 23
Vote Average: 5.5/10


Guillaume Tell et le Clown

The scene opens in an artist's studio where the unfinished statue of William Tell stands upon a pedestal. A clown appears and sticks a clay arm and clay head on the statue, thus completing it. He places a large brick on top of the head to make it stick. When he turns his back the statue turns into a living representation of William Tell. (Edison Catalog)

Release On: 1st - January - 1898

Vote Count: 25
Vote Average: 5.3/10


La tentation de Saint-Antoine

St. Anthony is tempted by visions of women, including one that is transformed from the image of Jesus Christ Himself!

Release On: 1st - January - 1898

Vote Count: 32
Vote Average: 5.8/10


Pack Train at Chilkoot Pass

During the Alaska gold rush, one way to reach the Klondike was over the Chilkoot Pass. A stationary camera is placed to see a ways down the curving trail. A pack train comes into view and passes in front of us, led by a man on horseback. Eight loaded mules follow, then another cowboy on horseback and a man walking, then eight more laden mules, another cowboy, then nine more mules, a cowboy, and still the pack train stretches as far as the eye can see. A solitary man watches from atop a hillock. (IMDb)

Release On: 1st - January - 1898

Vote Count: 10
Vote Average: 4.1/10


Panorama pris d'un train en marche

With the cameraman atop a moving train car the viewer is given a one minute glimpse of a French urban area.

Release On: 1st - January - 1898

Vote Count: 22
Vote Average: 5/10


The Launch of H.M.S. Albion

The festive start and disastrous aftermath of the launch of the H.M.S. Albion.

Release On: 1st - January - 1898

Vote Count: 5
Vote Average: 4.6/10


Querelle de matelassières

Two old female mattress makers get into a fight until a passing man attempts to break them up.

Release On: 11th - December - 1898

Vote Count: 20
Vote Average: 5.2/10


Evian: procession de la Fête-Dieu I

An oddly routed parade.

Release On: 30th - October - 1898

Vote Count: 17
Vote Average: 4.7/10


Bibiheybətdə neft fontanı yanğını

An oil gush fire in Bibiheybat.

Release On: 2nd - August - 1898

Vote Count: 6
Vote Average: 5/10


Le goûter champêtre

A group of young women and children enjoy a rowdy picnic in the countryside.

Release On: 20th - November - 1898

Vote Count: 11
Vote Average: 5.1/10


Come Along, Do!

Come Along, Do! is an 1898 British short silent comedy film, produced and directed by Robert W. Paul. The film was of 1 minute duration, but only 38 seconds has survived. The whole of the second shot is only available as film stills. The film features an elderly man at an art gallery who takes a great interest in a nude statue to the irritation of his wife. The film has cinematographic significance as the first example of film continuity. It was, according to Michael Brooke of BFI Screenonline, "one of the first films to feature more than one shot." In the first shot, an elderly couple is outside an art exhibition having lunch and then follow other people inside through the door. The second shot shows what they do inside.

Release On: 1st - January - 1898

Vote Count: 16
Vote Average: 4.8/10


Acteurs japonais: Exercice de la perruque

A Japanese theatre performance based on a legend.

Release On: 1st - January - 1898

Vote Count: 5
Vote Average: 5/10


10th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Battalion Leaving Cars

Hurrah here they come! Hot, dusty, grim and determined! Real soldiers, every inch of them! No gold lace and chalked belts and shoulder straps...

Release On: 20th - May - 1898

Vote Count: 3
Vote Average: 3/10


Troop Ships for the Philippines

No Overview

Release On: 22nd - June - 1898

Vote Count: 6
Vote Average: 3.2/10


Panorama pendant l'ascension de la Tour Eiffel

Panorama during the ascent of the Eiffel Tower.

Release On: 27th - November - 1898

Vote Count: 15
Vote Average: 5.4/10


L'aveugle fin de siècle

A blind man begging for change tries to outsmart a cop.

Release On: 1st - January - 1898

Vote Count: 13
Vote Average: 5/10


Tossing a Nigger in a Blanket

A method soldier boys have for amusing themselves in their leisure moments. New comrades are frequently initiated by the old-fashioned sport of tossing in a blanket. The newly arrived recruit, who is the victim of their sport, enjoys himself, perhaps, less than the other participants.

Release On: 6th - April - 1898

Vote Count: 10
Vote Average: 3.3/10


Shooting Captured Insurgents

“A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture.” (Edison film catalog)

Release On: 31st - July - 1898

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 4.4/10