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1890s Sports Movies

Public list by WPS with 7 movies or TV shows/series

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Men Boxing(1891)

2.0/5 (with 14 votes)

Experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph camera and viewer, using 3/4-inch wide film.

Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph(1894)

2.4/5 (with 12 votes)

James J. Corbett and Peter Courtney meet in a boxing exhibition.

Leonard-Cushing Fight(1894)

2.7/5 (with 7 votes)

In the background, five fans lean on the ropes looking into the ring. The referee is to the left; like the fans, he hardly moves as two fighters swing roundhouse blows at each other. Mike Leonard, in white trunks, is the aggressor; in black, Jack Cushing stands near the edge of the ring, warily pawing the air as Leonard comes at him. A couple of punches land, but the fighters maintain their upright postures.

The Ball Game(1898)

1min
1.7/5 (with 3 votes)

The Reading's [Pennsylvania] pitcher has just let a Newark [New Jersey] batsman walk to first. Our camera is stationed about twenty feet from the bag, and the satisfied grin of the runner is great as he touches first and gets up on his toes for second. Next man cracks first ball pitched for a two-bagger, and races for the base with a wonderful burst of speed. First baseman just misses a put out. Very exciting. Man on the coaching line yells, and umpire runs up and makes decision. Small boy runs past back of the catcher close to the grand stand, where there is great commotion. A most excellent subject, treated brilliantly.

Directed by William Heise

Procession à Séville III(1898)

2.0/5 (with 2 votes)

A religious procession during the Holy Week in Seville, Spain.

Comic Costume Race(1896)

2.0/5 (with 2 votes)

Three athletes make their way to wicker baskets that contain a mishmash of wacky costumes. They need to dress up as quickly as they can, and make their way back on the running track.

Directed by Robert W. Paul

The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight(1897)

19min | Documentary
2.7/5 (with 7 votes)

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Directed by Enoch J. Rector - With James J. Corbett, Bob Fitzsimmons
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