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The Great Train Robbery

The clerk at the train station is assaulted and left tied by four men, then they rob the train threatening the operator. (They) take all the money and shoot a passenger when trying to run away. A little girl discovers the clerk tied and gives notice to the sheriff, who at once goes along with his men hunting the bandits.

Release On: 7th - December - 1903

Vote Count: 375
Vote Average: 7/10


Alice in Wonderland

This is the first movie version of the famous story. Alice dozes in a garden, awakened by a dithering white rabbit in waistcoat with pocket watch. She follows him down a hole and finds herself in a hall of many doors.

Release On: 17th - October - 1903

Vote Count: 71
Vote Average: 6.2/10


Life of an American Fireman

Porter's sequential continuity editing links several shots to form a narrative of firemen responding to a house fire. They leave the station with their horse drawn pumper, arrive on the scene, and effect the safe rescue of a woman from the burning house. But wait, she tells them of her child yet asleep in the burning bedroom...

Release On: 21st - January - 1903

Vote Count: 73
Vote Average: 6.1/10


Le Mélomane

The leader of a marching band demonstrates an unusual way of writing music.

Release On: 15th - August - 1903

Vote Count: 55
Vote Average: 6.6/10


A Chess Dispute

A stationary camera looks on as two dapper gents play a game of chess. One drinks and smokes, and when he looks away, his opponent moves two pieces. A fight ensues, first with the squirting of a seltzer bottle, then with fisticuffs. The combatants wrestle each other to the floor and continue the fight out of the camera's view, hidden by the table. The waiter arrives to haul both of them out.

Release On: 1st - January - 1903

Vote Count: 21
Vote Average: 5.8/10


Le royaume des fées

At the royal court, a prince is presenting the princess whom he is pledged to marry, when a witch suddenly appears. Though driven off, the witch soon returns, summons some of her servants, and carries off the princess. A rescue party is quickly organized, but the unfortunate captive has been taken to a strange, forbidding realm, from where it will be impossible to rescue her without some special help. (IMDb)

Release On: 1st - September - 1903

Vote Count: 44
Vote Average: 6.5/10


The Gay Shoe Clerk

Young lady and chaperone enter. A fresh young clerk is trying a pair of high-heeled slippers on the young lady. She raises her dress seductively, showing a shapely ankle to him. He becomes flustered and goes in for a kiss.

Release On: 12th - August - 1903

Vote Count: 27
Vote Average: 5.3/10


Uncle Tom's Cabin

Based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe: Eliza, a slave who has a young child, pleads with Tom, another slave, to escape with her. Tom does not leave, but Eliza flees with her child. After getting some help to escape the slave traders who are looking for her, she then must try to cross the icy Ohio River if she wants to be free. Meanwhile, Tom is sold from one master to another, and his fortunes vary widely.

Release On: 30th - July - 1903

Vote Count: 19
Vote Average: 4.6/10


Electrocuting an Elephant

This is a film taken of the execution of Topsy, an elephant employed to help build Luna Park on Coney Island.

Release On: 12th - January - 1903

Vote Count: 45
Vote Average: 2.7/10


Illusions funambulesques

Pioneer filmmaker Georges Méliès performs his cine-magic act.

Release On: 1st - January - 1903

Vote Count: 21
Vote Average: 5.8/10


L'Œuf du sorcier ou L'Œuf magique prolifique

A human skeleton is placed upon a table by an attendant. When the attendant leaves the room the skeleton begins kicking his legs and throwing his arms about and suddenly turns into a magician. The magician produces an egg, performing several sleight-of-hand tricks, and places it upon the table with the small end downward. He then crudely draws a human face upon the shell, and the egg immediately begins growing larger and larger until it reaches the size of a normal head.

Release On: 31st - January - 1903

Vote Count: 10
Vote Average: 5.2/10


La vie et la passion de Jésus Christ

The story of Jesus Christ, from the proclamation of his Nativity to his Ascension into heaven. Impressive staging and beautiful hand-coloring distinguish the film from its Passion-play counterparts; Its scale and dynamic crowds prelude the Italian epics to come.

Release On: 15th - May - 1903

Vote Count: 19
Vote Average: 6.3/10


Le tonnerre de Jupiter

With godly entrapments, Zeus appears on the horizon, engages Hermes as an audience, and tries to throw some thunderbolts. They fizzle. Hephaestus tries to make some repairs but succeeds only in heating the bolts and burning Zeus's hands. Zeus conjures nine muses, but do their incantations help? He dismisses them as well as a visiting Pan, and his fits of pique become counter-productive. Can he get his powers back?

Release On: 7th - November - 1903

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 5/10


A Romance of the Rail

Release On: 31st - October - 1903

Vote Count: 18
Vote Average: 4.4/10


Le Revenant

Alone in his room at an inn, a lustful old man is haunted by spirits.

Release On: 16th - October - 1903

Vote Count: 22
Vote Average: 5.2/10


Le puits fantastique

A witch curses a town's well.

Release On: 1st - January - 1903

Vote Count: 21
Vote Average: 5.3/10


La Boîte à malice

As scene as pleasing as incomprehensible. A juggler summons two chairs, which come to the stage jumping and twirling around. Across the back of these chairs the operator places a sheet of glass on which he lays a box about four inches high. He then takes a table cover, with his servant's help, rolls it up and from the centre emerges a lady, beautifully dressed. At the juggler's order she jumps in the box, in which she completely disappears.

Release On: 1st - January - 1903

Vote Count: 9
Vote Average: 5.3/10


La Lanterne magique

Two impish clowns construct a magic lantern. They prop it up at an angle, and use it to project pictures onto a wall. When the picture show ends, they open up the lantern to reveal a group of dancing girls inside - and this is only the first of the indications that this lantern really is magical.

Release On: 1st - January - 1903

Vote Count: 27
Vote Average: 5.6/10


An Extraordinary Cab Accident

A man and a woman talk beside a street near a corner where a cop stands. Just as a horse-drawn cart rounds the corner, the man backs off the sidewalk saying good-by to his companion. The horse and cart flatten him and continue on, out of the camera's stationary range. The cop runs after the cab, the woman dashes to the body. The cop brings back the driver; is the victim dead?

Release On: 1st - November - 1903

Vote Count: 10
Vote Average: 5.9/10


A Desperate Poaching Affray

Three hunters surprise two poachers in the act. The hunters take umbrage and give chase over fences and through fields. The hunters fire away, but the poachers have guns as well, and a fight ensues with casualties for the hunters. Two cops appear and so do dogs as the chase continues. Will the poachers escape, or will they, like the game they were after, be trapped?

Release On: 1st - July - 1903

Vote Count: 9
Vote Average: 5.7/10