Saturday, July 7, 2018

1894

 
* Annabelle Butterfly Dance (imdb: tt0229217). 1894. USA (Edison). 0:19. YT: link. (L) Fairy dancing. B+ 
* Annabelle No. 1SEE Annabelle Butterfly Dance.
* Annabelle No. 2SEE Annabelle Serpentine Dance No. 1. IMDB erroneously "Annabelle Serpentine Dance No. 3" (1895).
* Annabelle Serpentine Dance (No. 1) (imdb: none) (PSFL: link). 1894. USA (Edison). 0:27. YT: link (from 1:22-1:49). (L) Fairy dancing. B+

Saturday, May 10, 2014

1908 Alphabetical LIST

Abeille et la Rose (1908, France, Pathé Frères)
Airship, or 100 Years Hence, The (The Airship, or One Hundred Years Hence) (1908, US, Vitagraph)  Library of Congress (LINK)
Album Magique (1908, France, Pathé Frères)  Bologna (LINK, .xls file)
Animated Doll (1908, US, Essanay)  L
Animated Matches (1908, UK, Alpha)  L
Anti-Hair Powder  SEE Poudre Épilatoire (1908)
Araignée d'Or (1908, France, Pathé Frères)

1908


1910! marvelous water    aka                        SEE eau mervelleuse (1901) - often misattributed to "Lotion Miraculeuse" (1902)     
   
TITLE, COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, PRODUCTION CO.
YEAR
TYPE(S)
GRADE
REVIEW
SOURCE
Abeille et la Rose (France, Pathé Frères)
1908
BL
(B)
mostly dancing, then lousy giant spider, nothing to excite 'er
LINK archive
Airship, or 100 Years Hence, The
(US, Vitagraph)
The Airship, or One Hundred Years Hence
1908


I haven’t seen this.  Exists at Library of Congress (LINK).  Can you provide it to me?
Album Magique (France, Pathé Frères)
1908


I haven’t seen this.  Exists at Bologna (LINK, .xls file).  Can you provide it to me?
Anti-Hair Powder



SEE Poudre Épilatoire

Araignée d'Or (France, Pathé Frères)
1908
L
(A)
dwarfs collect mythical insects untold, man steals spider that spins gold, his ending is cold, sold!
LINK YT
Aspirateur (France, Pathé Frères)
L’Aspirateur
1908
F
(B+)
super-vacuum has quite a lot of room to consume
LINK YT
Au Pays des Jouets



SEE Conte de la Grand-Mère et Rêve de l'Enfant

Beauty and the Beast



SEE Belle et la Bête

Beauty of the Sleeping Woods



SEE Belle au Bois Dormant

Bee and the Rose



SEE Abeille et la Rose

Beginning of the Serpentine Dance



SEE Création de la Serpentine

Belle au Bois Dormant (France, Pathé Frères)
1908
BW
(B)
production values strong but goes on way too long
LINK YT
Belle et la Bête (France, Pathé Frères)
1908

Friday, April 25, 2014

1906-1907 Alphabetical LIST

? Motorist (“?” Motorist) (1906, UK, Paul)
400 Farces du Diable (400 Tricks of the Devil)  SEE Quatre Cents Farces de Diable (1906)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (20000 Lieues Sous les Mers)  SEE Deux Cent Mille Lieues Sous les Mers (1907)
A Hundred Tricks  SEE Cent Trucs (1906)
Absent-Minded Professor (1907, UK, Clarendon)  L
Affiches en Goguette (1906, France, Méliès)
Aladdin and His Wonder Lamp (Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp) (Aladdin, or The Marvelous Lamp) (Aladdin's Lamp)  SEE Aladin ou La Lampe Merveilleuse (1906)
Aladin ou La Lampe Merveilleuse (1906, France, Pathé Frères)
Alchemist and the Demon  SEE Alchimiste Parafaragaramus ou la Cornue Infernale (1906)
Alchimiste Parafaragaramus ou la Cornue Infernale (1906, France, Méliès)
Ali Barbouyou et Ali Bouf à l'Huile (1907, France, Méliès)
Amid the Workings of the Deep  SEE Deux Cent Mille Lieues Sous les Mers (1907)
And the Dog Came Back (1907, US, Lubin)  L
Angelic Servant  SEE Perle des Servantes (1907)  L
Antre de la Sorcière (1906, France, Pathé Frères)

1907


life and passion of christ (1907 us title) (imdb tt1799590)                              s                            SEE vie et la passion de jésus christ (1903) and life and passion of christ (1907)      
TITLE, COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, PRODUCTION CO.
YEAR
TYPE(S)
GRADE
REVIEW
SOURCE
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
20000 Lieues Sous les Mers



SEE Deux Cent Mille Lieues Sous les Mers

Ali Barbouyou et Ali Bouf à l'Huile
(France, Méliès)
1907
XZ
(A-)
chop off the head, back from the dead, magic portrait too, I like this stew
LINK YT
Amid the Workings of the Deep



SEE Deux Cent Mille Lieues Sous les Mers

Armures Mystérieuses (France, Pathé Frères)
1907


I haven’t seen this.  Screened (LINK).  Can you provide it to me?
Baiser de la Sorcière (France, Pathé Frères)
1907


I haven’t seen this.  Said to reside at the BFI.  Can you provide it to me?
Black Witch



1906


* À la Conquête de l'Air (imdb: tt0199425, 1906). 1901. FRA (Pathé Frères-p/ Zecca-d). 1:00. IMDB lists this film/title in 1906 ("Conquering the Skies") but 1901 is proper (French release date). HELD: CNC. YT (24s): link. (F). EXTANT
* Conquering the Skies (imdb: tt0199425, 1906)SEE À la Conquête de l'Air.
* Conquest of the Air (imdb: tt0199425, 1906)SEE À la Conquête de l'Air.


* Flying Machine (imdb 1906). SEE À la Conquête de l'Air (1906 US title per AFI).

TITLE, COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, PRODUCTION CO.
YEAR
TYPE(S)
GRADE
REVIEW
SOURCE
? Motorist (UK, Paul)
“?” Motorist
1906
F
(B+)
after crazy driver cop gives chase, car goes to outer space, happy face
LINK YT
400 Farces du Diable
400 Tricks of the Devil



SEE Quatre Cents Farces de Diable

A Hundred Tricks



SEE Cent Trucs

Affiches en Goguette (France, Méliès)
1906
X
(B)
posters come to life, cause uproar, we've seen it before, almost a snore
LINK YT
Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp
Aladdin and His Wonder Lamp
Aladdin, or The Marvelous Lamp
Aladdin’s Lamp



SEE Aladin ou la Lampe Merveilleuse

Aladin ou la Lampe Merveilleuse
(France, Pathé Frères)
1906
LW
(B/B+)
the boy and his djinn, handsome but thin
LINK YT
Alchemist and the Demon