Lumiere films (1895-96)

Swimming in the Sea
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Children Digging For Clams – the best short for watching children dressed in silly period garb
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Loading a Boiler, or, “the one where nothing happens”.
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Dragoons Crossing the S̢one Рdragoon: noun, cavalryman, a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed mounted troops.
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Promenade of Ostriches – actually only one ostrich, also a camel and some elephants
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Childish Quarrel
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Lion, London Zoological Garden – more animals getting taunted for the camera
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Photograph
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Transformation by Hats
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Carmaux: Drawing Out The Coke – coke: noun, the residue of coal left after destructive distillation and used as fuel.
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Poultry-Yard – an inferior remake of Edison’s “Feeding the Doves”
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Arab Cortege, Geneva – first appearance of a black person in the cinema?
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New York: Brooklyn Bridge
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New York: Broadway and Union Square
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Policeman’s Parade, Chicago
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