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L'Homme orchestre

A band-leader has arranged seven chairs for the members of his band. When he sits down in the first chair, a cymbal player appears in the same chair, then rises and sits in the next chair. As the cymbal player sits down, a drummer appears in the second chair, and then likewise moves on to the third chair. In this way, an entire band is soon formed, and is then ready to perform.

Release On: 1st - January - 1900

Vote Count: 78
Vote Average: 6.9/10


The Enchanted Drawing

A cartoonist defies reality when he draws objects that become three-dimensional after he lifts them off his sketch pad.

Release On: 16th - November - 1900

Vote Count: 51
Vote Average: 6.7/10


L'Illusioniste double et la Tête vivante

A conjurer (along with two duplicates) conjure up (and then cause to vanish) a beautiful woman head-first.

Release On: 1st - January - 1900

Vote Count: 24
Vote Average: 5.9/10


Faust and Marguerite

Marguerite is seated in front of the fireplace, Faust standing by her side. Mephistopheles enters and offers his sword to Faust, commanding him to behead the fair Marguerite. Faust refuses, whereupon Mephistopheles draws the sword across the throat of the lady and she suddenly disappears and Faust is seated in her place.

Release On: 21st - May - 1900

Vote Count: 17
Vote Average: 3.8/10


Grandma's Reading Glass

A child borrows his grandmother's magnifying glass to look at a newspaper ad for Bovril, at a watch, and then at a bird. The child shows grandma what he is doing. The child looks next at grandma's eye, then at a kitten.

Release On: 1st - November - 1900

Vote Count: 49
Vote Average: 6.4/10


Explosion of a Motor Car

An early trick film where a car explodes and parts keep falling out of the sky onto a bystander.

Release On: 1st - July - 1900

Vote Count: 33
Vote Average: 6.1/10


Sherlock Holmes Baffled

Sherlock Holmes enters his drawing room to find it being burgled, but on confronting the villain is surprised when the latter disappears.

Release On: 21st - May - 1900

Vote Count: 30
Vote Average: 5.1/10


Le livre magique

Characters from a large magic book come to life.

Release On: 1st - January - 1900

Vote Count: 31
Vote Average: 6.1/10


Le déshabillage impossible

A man takes off his clothes in preparation for bed, only for new clothes to spontaneously generate, leading to comical consternation.

Release On: 1st - January - 1900

Vote Count: 33
Vote Average: 6.4/10


Let Me Dream Again

Possibly the first film to utilize the technique of focus pulling. A man kisses a beautiful and lively woman, then the image blurs and dissolves into a clear image of the man waking up to his nagging wife.

Release On: 1st - August - 1900

Vote Count: 32
Vote Average: 5.9/10


Le rêve de Noël

The entire story of Christmastide is here depicted. The scene opens in a large boudoir of an apparently wealthy man's home. His children, assisted by their governess, are about to retire. Before lying down they hang up their stockings on the edge of the bed. The picture changes and night appears. We see the housetops of the town and angels are flying about depositing packages in each of the chimneys. (Edison Catalog)

Release On: 8th - August - 1900

Vote Count: 20
Vote Average: 5.4/10


La concierge

A landlady is taunted by neighborhood kids.

Release On: 1st - January - 1900

Vote Count: 12
Vote Average: 4.7/10


Jeanne d'Arc

A divinely inspired peasant woman becomes an army captain for France and then is martyred after she is captured.

Release On: 6th - August - 1900

Vote Count: 41
Vote Average: 7/10


A Dull Razor

This picture shows an old gentleman seated at his shaving table. The razor is evidently giving him a great deal of trouble...

Release On: 21st - May - 1900

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 3/10


La vengeance du gâte-sauce

A decapitated cook wreaks havoc on his kitchen.

Release On: 1st - January - 1900

Vote Count: 21
Vote Average: 6.3/10


Nouvelles luttes extravagantes

A series of fantastical wrestling matches.

Release On: 1st - January - 1900

Vote Count: 30
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Spiritisme abracadabrant

In this subject a "comique eccentric" enters the drawing room inhabited by spirits. He tries to take off his coat and hat, but these garments return to his head and shoulders as soon as he takes them off. The chairs, his umbrella, his hat, etc., fly away in different directions and by various methods. (Star Film Catalog)

Release On: 1st - January - 1900

Vote Count: 24
Vote Average: 5.6/10


Attack on a China Mission

The titles tell us this film is based on an incident in the Boxer Rebellion. A man tries to defend a woman and a large house against Chinese attackers. They attack with swords, guns, and paddles. He's over-matched. What will become of the mission, its defenders, and its occupants?

Release On: 1st - November - 1900

Vote Count: 21
Vote Average: 5/10


Le repas fantastique

A family sits down to enjoy a meal that ends up being fraught with complications.

Release On: 1st - January - 1900

Vote Count: 23
Vote Average: 5.9/10


Champs de Mars

Shows all the prominent buildings on this thoroughfare, ending with a close view of the base of the Eiffel Tower, with the Trocadero Palace in the background.

Release On: 21st - August - 1900

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 5.9/10