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Dream of a Rarebit Fiend

A live-action film adaptation of the comic strip Dream of the Rarebit Fiend by American cartoonist Winsor McCay. This silent short film follows the established theme: the “Rarebit Fiend” gorges himself on rarebit and thus suffers spectacular hallucinatory dreams.

Release On: 24th - February - 1906

Vote Count: 57
Vote Average: 6.4/10


Les affiches en goguette

A wall full of advertising posters comes to life.

Release On: 1st - January - 1906

Vote Count: 28
Vote Average: 5.6/10


Les quatre cents farces du diable

Two travellers are tormented by Satan from inn to inn and eventually experience a buggy ride through the heavens courtesy of the Devil before he takes one of them down to Hell and roasts him on a spit.

Release On: 1st - January - 1906

Vote Count: 39
Vote Average: 6.4/10


The '?' Motorist

A magical glowing white motorcar dismembers policemen, drives up buildings, flies through outer space, and can transform into a horse and carriage.

Release On: 1st - October - 1906

Vote Count: 40
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Humorous Phases of Funny Faces

A cartoonist draws faces and figures on a blackboard - and they come to life.

Release On: 5th - April - 1906

Vote Count: 41
Vote Average: 5.9/10


Les résultats du féminisme

It's a society in which gender roles are switched. Will men stand to be unequal?

Release On: 1st - January - 1906

Vote Count: 35
Vote Average: 6.2/10


Les Bulles de savon vivantes

Melies the magician does tricks.

Release On: 23rd - May - 1906

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 5.1/10


The Story of the Kelly Gang

Just as Galeen and Wegener's Der Golem (1915) can be seen as a testament to early German film artistry, The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906) symbolizes both the birth of the Australian film industry and the emergence of an Australian cinema identity. Even more significantly, it heralds the emergence of the feature film format. However, only fragments of the original production of more than one hour are known to exist, preserved at the National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra; Efforts at reconstruction have made the film available to modern audiences.

Release On: 26th - December - 1906

Vote Count: 26
Vote Average: 5.3/10


La Fée Carabosse ou le poignard fatal

A penniless troubadour consults witch Carabosse about his future, but offends her by paying with a bag of sand. He evades the witch's revenge, and saves the beautiful princess.

Release On: 20th - December - 1906

Vote Count: 26
Vote Average: 6.1/10


A Trip Down Market Street Before the Fire

A Trip Down Market Street is a 13-minute actuality film recorded by placing a movie camera on the front of a cable car as it travels down San Francisco’s Market Street. A virtual time capsule from over 100 years ago, the film shows many details of daily life in a major American city, including the transportation, fashions and architecture of the era. The film begins at 8th Street and continues eastward to the cable car turntable, at The Embarcadero, in front of the San Francisco Ferry Building. It was produced by the four Miles brothers: Harry, Herbert, Earle and Joe. Harry J. Miles cranked the Bell & Howell camera during the filming.

Release On: 21st - April - 1906

Vote Count: 23
Vote Average: 6.1/10


Le matelas épileptique

An alcoholic is inadvertently sewn into a mattress.

Release On: 29th - December - 1906

Vote Count: 11
Vote Average: 5.4/10


La Vie du Christ

The stations of Christ's life are segmented into a series of performative tableaux.

Release On: 1st - January - 1906

Vote Count: 10
Vote Average: 5.8/10


Alchimiste Parafaragamus ou La cornue infernale

A wizard sleeps at a table in his well-appointed sitting room. From a drawer in the table, a snake appears.

Release On: 1st - January - 1906

Vote Count: 19
Vote Average: 5.4/10


Three American Beauties

In this color-tinted short, we first see a close-up of a red rose, perfectly formed. Then, we see the rose held by a young woman who is wearing a bright yellow dress. She's the second beauty. Behind her is a slow dissolve to the US flag, tinted in red, white, and blue, blowing in the wind. Behind the flag is a star-lit sky.

Release On: 31st - May - 1906

Vote Count: 6
Vote Average: 6.2/10


La révolution en Russie

A dramatization of the uprising in Odessa, Russia in 1905: A ship's crew, tired of being mistreated, mutinies and takes over their ship. When they reach land, a sailor who died during the mutiny is made a martyr, inspiring an uprising in the city. Then the authorities decide to repress the revolt with a brutal show of force.

Release On: 31st - March - 1906

Vote Count: 13
Vote Average: 5.2/10


Une femme collante

A lady uses her maid to lick her stamps, when an overtly excited man notices the maid, forcibly kisses her, and they wind up stuck to each other.

Release On: 31st - August - 1906

Vote Count: 12
Vote Average: 5.5/10


Is Spiritualism a Fraud?: The Medium Exposed

Men expose a fake medium's tricks and take revenge.

Release On: 1st - July - 1906

Vote Count: 3
Vote Average: 5/10


Baden verboten

Three young women are smiling and playing in a lake, their nude bodies reflecting in the water, when a forest watcher appears from the wood, and chases them away. They get out of the water, pick their clothes from tree branches, and move away before putting them on. The bearded man seems to be shy, but he is chasing after them through the wood, anyway.

Release On: 22nd - May - 1906

Vote Count: 11
Vote Average: 5/10


Flying the Foam and Some Fancy Diving

Self-styled pier entertainer 'Professor' Reddish was a specialist in the "flying the foam" stunt, which involved mounting a bicycle and riding it down a steep ramp and then off the end of Brighton's West Pier into the sea. (BFI)

Release On: 1st - January - 1906

Vote Count: 2
Vote Average: 4/10


A Winter Straw Ride

Two groups of young women get into a pair of horse-drawn carts, and go off for a straw ride through the snowy streets. As they pass by a group of children, the children throw snowballs at the riders, and they and other persons begin to join in the fun. Then one of the carts tips on its side, spilling some of its occupants into the snow. Everyone soon decides that they enjoy playing in the snow even more than riding.

Release On: 23rd - April - 1906

Vote Count: 9
Vote Average: 4.8/10