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A Trip to the Moon(1902)

4.0/5 (with 740 votes)

Professor Barbenfouillis and five of his colleagues from the Academy of Astronomy travel to the Moon aboard a rocket propelled by a giant cannon. Once on the lunar surface, the bold explorers face the many perils hidden in the caves of the mysterious planet.

The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat(1897)

3.5/5 (with 202 votes)

Likely in June 1897, a group of people are standing along the platform of a railway station in La Ciotat, waiting for a train. One is seen coming, at some distance, and eventually stops at the platform. Doors of the railway-cars open and attendants help passengers off and on. Popular legend has it that, when this film was shown, the first-night audience fled the café in terror, fearing being run over by the "approaching" train. This legend has since been identified as promotional embellishment, though there is evidence to suggest that people were astounded at the capabilities of the Lumières' cinématographe.

The Great Train Robbery(1903)

12min | Crime, Action, Western
3.5/5 (with 257 votes)

After the train station clerk is assaulted and left bound and gagged, then the departing train and its passengers robbed, a posse goes in hot pursuit of the fleeing bandits.

The Astronomer's Dream(1898)

3min | Fantasy
3.4/5 (with 79 votes)

An astronomer has a terrifying dream.

Sallie Gardner at a Gallop(2023)

3.4/5 (with 68 votes)

Sallie Gardner at a Gallop was one of the earliest silent films — a production experiment by the photographer Eadward Muybridge on June 15, 1878 that led to the development of motion pictures. The motion picture consists of 24 photographs in a fast-motion series that were shown on a zoopraxiscope.

Directed by Eadweard Muybridge

The Haunted Castle(1896)

3min | Fantasy, Horror
3.2/5 (with 74 votes)

Le Manoir du diable or The House of the Devil, released in the United States as The Haunted Castle and in Britain as The Devil's Castle, is an 1896 French short silent film directed by Georges Méliès. The film tells the story of an encounter with the Devil and various attendant phantoms. It is intended to evoke amusement and wonder from its audiences, rather than fear. However, because of its themes and characters, it has been considered to technically be the first horror film, as well as potentially the first vampire film. The film opens with a large bat flying into a medieval castle, circling a room, and then suddenly changing into the Devil. Producing a cauldron, Mephistopheles conjures up a young girl and various supernatural creatures in an effort to scare two cavaliers, eventually succeeding in causing one to flee. Ultimately the remaining cavalier is confronted face-to-face by the Devil before reaching for and brandishing a large crucifix, which causes the Devil to vanish.

Poor Pierrot(1892)

3.0/5 (with 40 votes)

One night, Arlequin comes to see his lover Colombine. But then Pierrot knocks at the door and Colombine and Arlequin hide. Pierrot starts singing but Arlequin scares him and the poor man goes away.

Sherlock Holmes Baffled(1900)

2.6/5 (with 17 votes)

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

Directed by Arthur Marvin

Partie d'écarté(1896)

2.9/5 (with 27 votes)

Three men are sitting around a table, two of them playing a game of Écarté. When the game is over, a domestic serves drinks.

Directed by Louis Lumière - With Antoine Féraud, Antoine Lumière, Félicien Trewey, Alphonse Winckler

The Musician Monkey(2023)

1min | Animation
3.1/5 (with 8 votes)

A pre-cinematograph colour animation of the monkey playing his violin.

A Hand Shake(1892)

1.8/5 (with 13 votes)

William K.L. Dickson and William Heise shake hands in this early experimental film.

The Magic Rosette(2023)

1min | Animation
3.0/5 (with 7 votes)

Praxinoscope strip of a shifting rosette. Series 2, number 5.

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