1910s Animated Movies

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Gertie the Dinosaur(1914)

| 12min | Animation, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 62 votes)

Although not the first feature-length animated film, as is sometimes thought, it was the first cartoon to feature a character with an appealing personality. The appearance of a true character distinguished it from earlier animated "trick films", such as those of Blackton and Cohl, and makes it the predecessor to later popular cartoons such as those by Walt Disney. The film was also the first to be created using keyframe animation.

How a Mosquito Operates(1912)

3.1/5 (with 27 votes)

A hungry mosquito spots and follows a man on his way home. The mosquito slips into the room where the man is sleeping, and gets ready for a meal. His first attempts startle the man and wake him up, but the mosquito is very persistent.

Directed by Winsor McCay

The Sinking of the Lusitania(1918)

3.2/5 (with 23 votes)

Winsor McCay recreates the sinking of the ocean liner Lusitania by a German U-boat in this propaganda piece designed to stir up anti-German sentiment during World War I.

Directed by Winsor McCay - With Winsor McCay

The Cameraman's Revenge(1912)

13min | Animation
3.6/5 (with 41 votes)

A jilted husband takes his revenge by filming his wife and her lover and showing the result at the local cinema. This was one of Starewicz' first animated films, and stars a cast of animated beetles.

Directed by Ladislas Starevich

Urashima and Undersea Kingdom(1918)

2min | Animation
2.2/5 (with 6 votes)

Urashima Tarō (浦島太郎?) is an animated film produced by Seitaro Kitayama in 1918, which was found in an antique shop in Osaka in March 2008. The film is an adaptation of a folk tale Urashima Tarō about a fisherman traveling to an underwater world on a turtle. It premiered on February 1918.

Directed by Seitarō Kitayama

The Grasshopper and the Ant(1913)

3.2/5 (with 10 votes)

An ant works to prepare for winter while a drunken grasshopper plays his violin and dances away his time. When the snow arrives, the grasshopper pleads with the ant for shelter and is turned away to die.

Directed by Ladislas Starevich

Little Nemo(1911)

12min | Animation, Comedy
3.2/5 (with 31 votes)

Cartoon figures announce, via comic strip balloons, that they will move - and move they do, in a wildly exaggerated style. Also known as "Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics".

The Dinosaur and the Missing Link: A Prehistoric Tragedy(1915)

3.0/5 (with 6 votes)

Two cavemen, The Duke and Stonejaw Steve, call on Miss Araminta Rockface. The hated rivals fight, and Steve wins when he throws The Duke into a pot of boiling water. A title card introduces a third rival, "our unassuming hero, Theophilus Ivoryhead." Miss Rockface invites the three men into her father's drawing room/cave, apologizing for not offering tea, since it has not been discovered yet. The Duke and Steve fight again, and everyone rushes out of the cave. Mr. Rockface notices his pot of food is empty; earlier, Wild Willie the Missing Link had eaten it. Mr. Rockface tells the three suitors they will have to procure their own dinner. Steve locates a desert quail and shoots an arrow at it, but the arrow misses the quail and happily (for Steve) hits The Duke's behind. Meanwhile, Wild Willie is still hungry and goes hunting for snakes. He finds a dinosaur's tail instead...

Directed by Willis H. O'Brien

Pool Sharks(1915)

10min | Comedy
2.6/5 (with 19 votes)

Two romantic rivals play a game of pool for the hand of their lady love. W.C. Field's debut film.

Directed by Edwin Middleton - With W. C. Fields

The Dull Sword(1917)

2.8/5 (with 10 votes)

A samurai purchases a new sword only to find it is already dull. When he returns to the dull looking merchant to complain, something quite unexpected happens.

Directed by Kōuchi Jun'ichi

Krazy and Ignatz Discuss the Letter 'G'(1916)

4min | Animation
1.8/5 (with 1 vote)

The setting has Krazy doing the serving and the cooking at a diner, flipping pan-cakes as Ignatz enters to ask for "goose giblets 'n gravy." This leads Krazy to show off some of his characteristic fascination with "woids;" while proceeding to fix the meal of his "dolink," he points out how many names that begin with the letter - oh yes you guessed it - "G.".

Directed by Gregory La Cava

The Apostle(1917)

1h 10min | Animation, Comedy

Argentine animated film utilizing cutout animation, and the world's first animated feature film. Currently considered a lost film.

Directed by Quirino Cristiani
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The Clown and His Donkey(1910)

2.1/5 (with 2 votes)

The ancient art of shadow play made a natural transition to the cinema. Though it is most associated with the German animator Lotte Reiniger and her 1926 silhouette animation feature The Adventures of Prince Achmed, artists like Charles Armstrong had already made films with the technique. Unlike others he uses the negative image to create white character on black backgrounds. He made at least half a dozen films, including a WWI series “Armstrong’s Trick War Incidents”, but they do not appear to survive. The surviving German title is evidence of the films’ international appeal.

Directed by Charles Armstrong

Farmer Al Falfa Sees New York(1916)

6min | Animation
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Farmer Al Falfa goes to New York, money bag in hand. He is immediately spotted by a crook who dispatches a fetching lady to shake him down. At a restaurant, she gets him drunk and lays him out with knockout drops. But what's in the bag is not what she is expecting, and she flees. The now-drunken farmer has stepped dizzily outside to acquaint himself with a lamppost when another sharper steps up and hauls him into a crooked card game. While prospects do not look good for Farmer Al Falfa, he has more tricks up his sleeve than the city slickers realize.

Directed by Paul Terry

Domestic Difficulties(1916)

3.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Animation from the Mut and Jeff series is a bit crude in it's movement and it's wife with rolling pin humor but even now it's passably amusing.

Directed by Bud Fisher

Without a Trace(1918)

5.0/5 (with 1 vote)

The true incident of the German U-Boat which torpedoed an Argentine ship to make Argentina declare war on the Allies. The film was not as successful as Cristiani's previous film, The Apostle from 1917, since Without a Trace was confiscated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by order of President Hipólito Yrigoyen and purportedly destroyed. It is unknown if any copies of the film exist, and it is currently considered a lost film.

Directed by Quirino Cristiani
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