Frankenstein (1910)

The first film adaptation of the often filmed Mary Shelley story, directed and produced by J Searle Dawley for the Edison Manufacturing Co. Housed at: Internet Arch…more

The Unappreciated Joke (1903)

A very short silent comedy from Edison’s studios, directed by Edwin S. Porter Housed at: Internet Archive Underlying Work: PD U.S. & PD 70 years | Digital Copy: N…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

Hungarian Rag – Pietro Deiro (1913)

“The Daddy of the Accordion”, Pietro Deiro, plays Julius Lenzberg’s Hungarian Rag Housed at: Internet Archive Underlying Work: PD 70 years | Digital Copy: Pen…more

Gertie The Dinosaur (1914)

Gertie the Dinosaur is a 1914 American animated short film by Winsor McCay. Although not the first animated film, as is sometimes thought, it was the first cartoon …more

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