Morning on the Farm (1897)

A recording from the Library of Congress Berliner collection – the performer N.R. Wood imitates various animal sounds heard during the early morning, including sh…more

Dog Factory (1904)

A rather dark and bizarre Edison short. Two men are operating a ‘dog factory’, using a device that they call a Dog Transformator. A man brings three dogs into t…more

Annie Oakley (1894)

Annie Oakley was probably the most famous marksman/woman in the world when this short clip was produced in Edison’s Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey….more

Trapeze Disrobing Act (1901)

A naughty little skit from 1901 filmed by the Edison company. Housed at: Internet Archive | From: Library of Congress Underlying Work: PD Worldwide | Digital Copy: …more

Princess Nicotine (1909)

Comedic short from J. Stuart Blackton and Albert S. Smith that pits a smoker against a tiny fairy, brought to life through early special effects….more

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