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Film Title Index

A

Acrobatic Dance (1895), 56

Admiral Dewey Receiving the Washington and New York Committees (1899), 140

Admiral Dewey Taking Leave of Washington Committee on the U. S. Cruiser "Olympia " (1899), 140

Advance of Kansas Volunteers at Calooncan (1899), 146

The Adventures of Dollie (Biograph, 1908), 314 , 450

Aerio-Cycle (1901), 176

An Affair of Art (1909), 457

Africander Winning the Suburban Handicap (1903), 241

A La Conquête de l'air (Pathé, 1901), 193

Ali Baba and the Fort), Thieves (Pathé, 1902), 238 , 401

Alice in Wonderland (Hepworth, 1903), 253

Amateur Gymnast (1894), 39 , 40

Ambulance at the Accident (1897), 112 , 113 , 181

Ambulance Call (1897), 112 , 113 , 181

American Falls—From Incline R. R . (1896), 96

American Flag (1898), 114

Animated Snowballs (1908), 415

Annie Oakley (1894), 50

The Annual Circus Parade (1902), 208

Another Job for the Undertaker (1901), 165 , 171 -72, 307 , 423

Anton Lange's House (1900), 122

An Appointment by Telephone (1896), 199 , 519 n.130

Appointment by Telephone (1902), 198 -201, 199 , 486

The Army of Two (1908), 403

The Arrival of Li Hung Chang (1896), 69

Arrival of McKinley's Funeral Train at Canton, Ohio (1901; alternative title: Arriving at Canton Station ), 517 n.71

Arrival of the Governor General, Lord Minto, at Quebec (Paley, 1902), 195

Arriving at Canton Station . See Arrival of McKinley's Funeral Train at Canton, Ohio

The Artist's Dilemma (Vitagraph, 1900), 192

As Seen Through a Telescope (G. A. Smith, 1900;

alternative title: The Professor and His Field Glass ), 245 -46

The Astor Tramp (1899), 149 -51, 150

Auto Climbing Contest (1906), 368

Automobile Parade (Paley, 1899), 143

Automobile Parade on the Cone)' Island Boulevard (1899), 192

Avenging a Crime; or, Burned at the Stake (Paley & Steiner, 1904), 310

B

Baby Class at Lunch (1903), 251

Baby's Dinner (Lumière, 1895), 101

A Bachelor's Supper (1909), 450

Baggage Wagons (1896), 69


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Ballet mécanique (1924), 476 , 477

The Barbershop (1894), 39 , 113

A Bar Room Scene (1894), 42 , 43 , 69

Bathing Scene at Coney Island (1896), 67 -68

Battle of Chemulpo Bay (1904), 273 -74

Battle of Confetti at the Nice Carnival (1903), 240

Battle of San Juan Hill (1898-1899), 146

The Battle of the Yalu (Biograph, 1904), 273

Bear Hunt in the Rockies (1909), 457

Ben Hur (Kalem, 1907), 420 -21

Betrayed by a Handprint (Biograph, 1908), 405

Bicycle Police Chasing Auto (1905), 309

A Bird in a Gilded Cage (1909), 452

Bird's Eye View of Dock Front, Galveston (Blackton and Smith, 1900), 143

The Birth of a Nation (Griffith, 1915), 303 , 422 , 470 , 472

The Black Diamond Express (1896), 95 -96, 97 , 149

Blacksmith Scene (1893), 32 -38, 35 , 39 , 42 , 51 , 94 , 102

Blackton Sketches, No. 2 (1896; alternative title: Political Cartoons ), 69

Blanket Tossing a New Recruit (1898), 131

Blizzard in New York City (Biograph, 1899), 182 -83

Blowing Bottles (1905), 324

The Blue and the Gray; or, the Days of '61 (1908), 415 -16

Bluebeard (Méliès, 1901), 201

Boarding School Girls (1905), 321 , 321 , 323 , 324

Boat Wagon and Beach Cart (1897), 107 -8

Body Leaving Train at Canton, Ohio . See Taking President McKinley's Body from Train at Canton, Ohio

Boers Bringing in British Prisoners (1900), 146

The Bold Bank Robbery (Lubin, 1904), 286 , 529 n.145

Boston Horseless Fire Department (1899), 148 , 151

The Boston Tea Party (1908), 418

The Boxing Cats (1894), 43 , 44

Boxing Kangaroo (Paul/Acres, 1895), 87

The Boy, the Bust and the Bath (Vitagraph, 1907), 404

Breathless (Godard, 1960), 477

Bridal Couple Dodging Cameras (1908), 415 , 429

The Bridge of Sighs (1908), 421 -22

Broncho Busting Scenes, Championship of the World (1902), 209

Brush Between Cowboys and Indians (1904), 276

Bryan Train Scene at Orange (1896), 69

Buck Dance, Ute Indians (1897), 108

Bucking Broncho (1894), 50 , 51

Bucking Broncos (1904), 276

Buffalo Bill (1894), 50

Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Parade (1901), 174

Buffalo Dance (1894), 50

Buffalo Horse Market (1896), 96

Buffalo Police on Parade (1897), 104

Building Made Easy; or, How Mechanics Work in the Twentieth Century (1901), 176

Bullfight (Eidoloscope, 1896), 86

Bull Fight, No. 1 (1897), 109 -10

Bull Fight, No. 2 (1897), 109 -10

Bull Fight, No. 3 (1897), 109 -10

The Burglar (1898), 113

The Burglar (Biograph, 1903), 226

The Burglar on the Roof (Vitagraph, 1898), 143 , 231 , 523 n.25

The Burglar-Proof Bed (Biograph, 100 ), 245

The Burglar's Slide for Life (1905), 311 , 312 , 317 , 324

Burial of the "Maine" Victims (1898), 127 , 128 , 128 , 130

Burlesque Suicide, No. 1 (1902), 194

Burlesque Suicide, No. 2 (1902), 194

The Burning of Durland's Riding Academy (1902; alternative title: Firemen Fighting the Flames at Paterson ), 193

The Burning of the "Nutmeg State " (Paley, 1899), 142 , 143

The Buster Brown Series (1904), 267 -72, 274 , 276 , 336 , 344 , 353

Buster's Joke on Papa (1903), 253

Buying a Title (1908), 423

By the Light of the Moon (Rex, 1911), 461

C

Cabiria (Pastrone, 1914), 470

California Orange Grove, Panoramic View (1897), 110

California Volunteers Marching to Embark (1898), 112

The Call of the Wild (Biograph, 1908), 426

Camel Parade . See Streets of Cairo

Canton River Scene (1898), 111

Caprice (Famous Players, 1913), 468 , 549 n.45


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Captain Nissen Going Through Whirlpool Rapids, Niagara Falls (1901), 187

Capture of Boer Battery (1900), 146 -48

Capture of the Biddle Brothers (1902), 167 , 168 , 193 -94, 259 , 486

Capture of Trenches at Candabar (1899), 146

Capture of "Yegg" Bank Burglars (1904), 286 , 286 -87, 529 nn.145-48

Carmencita (1894), 40

Carpenter Shop (1896), 67

Carrie Nation Smashing a Saloon (Biograph, 1901), 514 -15n.19

Casey's Frightful Dream (1904), 267

The Castaways (Vitagraph, 1909), 451

Cattle Leaving the Corral (1897), 109

The Cattle Thief's Revenge (Defender, 1910), 460

C. D. Graham Swimming the Lower Rapids (1902), 208 -9

Central Park (1896), 66

Champs de Mars (1900), 153

Charge of American Cavalry , 137

Charge of Boer Cavalry (1900), 146 -48

The Charge of the Light Brigade (1912), 464

Charge of the Rough Riders at El Caney (1898-1899), 146

Chas. Wertz, Acrobat (1897), 100

Chautauqua Aquatic Day (1902), 208

Chelsea 7750 (Famous Players, 1913), 468

The Chicken Thief (Biograph, 1904), 314

Chicken Thieves (1897), 101 , 313

Un chien andalou (Buñuel and Dali, 1928), 476

Children at Play (Lumière, 1895), 101

Children's Toilet (1897), 101

The Child Stealers (British Gaumont, 1904), 314

China Express (Trauberg, 1929), 317

Chinese Laundry Scene (1894), 50 , 259

Chinese Shaving Scene (1901), 192

Christening and Launching Kaiser Wilhelm's Yacht "Meteor " (1902), 194 , 211

Cinderella (Méliès, 1899), 139 , 172 , 178 , 200 , 230

Circular Panorama of Atlantic City, N.J . (1900), 153

Circular Panorama of Mauch Chunk, Penna . (1900), 153

Circular Panorama of Niagara Falls (1900), 153

Circular Panorama of President McKinley's House . See Panoramic View of the President's House at Canton, Ohio

Cissy Fitzgerald (1896), 65 , 83

City Hall to Harlem in 15 Seconds, via the Subway Route (1904), 289

Coasting Scene at Montmorency Falls, Canada (Paley, 1902), 195

Cock Fight (1894), 41

Cock Fight (1896), 100 , 101

Cohen's Fire Sale (1907), 21 , 351 -53, 353 , 384 , 428

College Chums (1907), 400 , 400 , 409 , 410 , 428 , 541 n.122

Colonial Virginia (1907), 395

The Colored Stenographer (1909), 452

"Columbia" and "Shamrock II," Start of Second Race (1901), 190

A Comedy in Black and White (1908), 419 , 420 , 461

The Complete Funeral Cortege at Canton, Ohio (1901), 184 -85, 517 n.71

Coney Island at Night (1905), 317 , 323 , 323 , 419

Congress of Nations (Vitagraph, 1900), 143 , 172

Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894; alternative title: The Corbett-Courtney Fight ), 49 , 53 , 79 -80, 89 , 486

The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight (Veriscope, 1897), 191

Cornell-Columbia- University of Pennsylvania Boat Race (1901), 176

The Coronation of the Czar of Russia (Lumière, 1896), 68

Couchee Dance (1896), 69

The Counterfeiters (Lubin, 1905), 310

The Count of Monte Cristo (Famous Players, 1912), 242 , 465

The Country Doctor (Biograph, 1909), 307

A Country Girl's Seminary Life and Experiences (1908), 384 -86, 387

The Countryman's First Sight of the Animated Pictures (Paul, 1901), 192 -93, 518 -19n.108

The Cowboy and the Schoolmarm (1908), 392 , 415

A Cowboy's Courtship (Defender, 1910), 460

Cremation (Biograph, c. 1899), 182 -83

Cripple Creek Floats (1897), 108

Crossing Ice Bridge at Niagara Falls (1904), 267

The Crucible (Famous Players, 1914), 470

Cuban Ambush (1898), 146


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Cuban Refugees Waiting for Rations (1898), 131

Le Cuirassé Potemkine (Pathé, 1905), 310

Cupid and Psyche (1897), 106 -7, 107

Cupid's Pranks (1908), 392 , 412 -13, 413

Curious Mr. Curio (1908), 400

Cutting and Canaling Ice (1902), 194

Cyclone Dance (1895), 56

D

Dance of Rejoicing (1895), 52

Dance Scene (1895), 52

Dancing on the Bowery , 523 n.25

Daniel Boone; or, Pioneer Days in America (1906), 22 , 331 , 332 , 336 -40, 337 , 360 , 364 , 366 -67, 406 , 534 nn.47-48

A Daring Daylight Burglary (Sheffield Photo, 1903), 253 , 256 , 259 , 277

Deadman's Curve (1896), 68

The Dear Boys Home for the Holidays (Williamson, 1903), 344

Death Scene (1895), 52

Defense of a House, Turco-Grecian War , 137

Desperate Encounter Between Burglar and Police (1905), 306

Desperate Poaching Affray (Haggar, 1903), 253 , 259

The Devil (1908), 242 , 393 , 393 -95, 400 , 401 , 403

Diabolo Nightmare (Urban, 1907), 355

Dick Crocker Leaving Tammany Hall (Paley, 1899), 143

Dickson Experimental Sound Film (1894-1895), 32 , 54

Digesting a Joke (1905), 323

A Discordant Note (Biograph, 1903), 226

The Doctored Dinner Pail (1909), 453

Dog Factory (1904), 274

A Dog Lost, Strayed or Stolen (Lubin, 1904), 310

The Doings of a Poodle (Pathé, 1907), 404

Don't Get Gay with Your Manicure (Biograph, 1902), 245

Dorothy's Dream (G. A. Smith, 1903), 243 -44, 523 n.31

Down on the Farm (1905), 307

Drawing the Color Line (1909), 450

The Dream (IMP, 1911), 469

Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1906), 330 , 331 , 332 , 341 , 341 -42, 528 n.140, 534 n.53

Dream of the Race-Track Fiend (Biograph, 1905), 341

Drills and Exercises—Schoolship "St. Mary's " (1905), 291

A Drunkard's Reformation (Biograph, 1909), 450

Dynamiting Ruins and Rescuing Soldiers Caught in the Fallen Walls (1906), 367

E

Eastside Urchins Bathing in a Fountain (1903), 251

Edison Drawn by "World" Artist (1896; alternative title: Inventor Edison Sketched by "World" Artist ), 69

Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze (1894), 39

Elephants Shooting the Chutes at Luna Park (1904), 275

Elephants Shooting the Chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island, No. 2 (1904), 486

Elevated Railway, 23rd Street, New York (1896), 66

An Elopement a la Mode . See Runaway Match

The Empire State Express (Biograph, 1896), 95

Entr'acte (Claire and Picabia, 1924), 476 , 477

The Escaped Lunatic (Biograph, 1903), 256 , 259 , 260 , 280

The Eternal City (Famous Players, 1914), 470

European Rest Cure (1904), 285 , 285 -87

Everybody Works but Father (1905), 317 , 319 -20

Excavating Scene at the Pyramids of Sakkarah (1903), 240

An Exchange of Good Stories (Paley, 1899; alternative title: Two Old Pals ), 143

The Ex-Convict (1904), 10 , 11 , 19 , 226 , 292 -96, 302 , 305 -7, 309 , 355 , 364 , 422

Ex-Convict No. 900 (1908), 422 , 423

Execution of a Spy, Turco-Grecian War , 137

Execution of Czolgosz, with Panorama of Auburn Prison (1901), 161 , 187 -90, 188 , 193 , 211 , 259 , 486

The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots (1895), 56

Exhibition of Prize Winners (1897), 105

F

The Face on the Barroom Floor (1908), 420 , 421

Facial Expression (1902), 194

Fairyland (Méliès, 1903), 253

Fan Dance (1895), 56

The Farmer's Troubles (1896), 97

A Farmer Who Can't Let Go (Biograph, 1900), 274


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The Fatal Hour (Biograph, 1908), 405

The Fatal Sneeze (Hepworth, 1907), 355

The Fat and Lean Wrestling Match (Vitagraph, 1900), 192

Fate (Rex, 1911), 461 -62

Fat Man's Race (1902), 208

Feeding the Doves (1896), 94

Une Femme vraiment bien (Gaumont, 1907), 355

Ferris Wheel (1896), 67

Ferryboat Leaving Dock, New York (1896; alternative title: Steamer "Rosedale "), 69

Fifth Avenue, Easter Sunday Morning (Eidoloscope, 1986), 86

Fighting the Fire (1896), 95 , 218

Fighting the Flames—Dreamland (Biograph, 1904), 276 , 486

Filipinos Retreat from Trenches (1899), 147

Finale of 1st Act of Hoyt's "Milk White Flag " (1894), 51 , 54 -55, 62

The Finish of Bridget McKeen (1901), 171 , 171 -72, 190 , 352 , 486

The Finish of Michael Casey (1901), 171 , 176

Fire! (Williamson, 1901), 3 , 181 , 206 , 206 , 219

Fire and Flames at Luna Park, Coney Island (1904), 276

The Firebug (Biograph, 1905), 226 , 318

The Fireman's Children; or, Chips off the Old Block (1902-1903), 218

Firemen Fighting the Flames at Paterson . See The Burning of Durland's Riding Academy

Firemen's Parade, Scranton, Pa . (1905), 323

Fire Rescue Scene (1894), 51 , 52 , 95

Fireside Reminiscences (1908), 392 , 400 , 402 , 403 , 411 , 412

Firing of Cannon at Peekskill by the Battery of Artillery (1896), 68

First Avenue, Seattle, Washington (1897), 108

First Sleigh Ride (1896), 97

Fishing at Faralone Island (1901), 192

The Fleet Steaming up North River (Vitagraph, 1898), 143

Flirt en chemin de fer (1901), 262 -63

Flood Scene in Paterson, N.J . (1903), 252

Flora Fiesta, Los Angeles (1906), 367 -68

Fly Paper (1908), 422

Foolish Wives (1921), 222

Foot-ball Game (1899), 149

A Football Warrior (1908), 426

Foul Play (1911), 464

"Foxy Grandpa" Series (Biograph, 1902), 344

Free-For-All Race at Charter Oak Park (1897), 104

French Army Maneuvers (1902), 209

From Rector's to Claremont (1904), 355 , 528 -29n.143

Frontier Scene (1895; alternative title: Lynching Scene ), 56

Fun in Camp (1899), 151

Fun on the Farm (Lubin, 1905), 314

Funeral Cortege Entering Westlawn Cemetery at Canton, Ohio . See McKinley's Funeral Entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton

Funeral Leaving the President's House and Church at Canton, Ohio (1901; alternative title: President McKinley's Body Leaving the House and Church ), 185 , 517 n.71

G

Game of Shovel Board on Board S.S. "Doric " (1898), 112

The Gardener and the Bad Boy (L'Arroseur arrosé Lumière, 1895), 68

Gatling Gun Crew in Action (1898), 112

The Gay Shoe Clerk (1903), 245 -49, 247 , 267 , 346 , 392 , 524 n.48

General Lee's Procession, Havana (1899), 138

The Gentleman Burglar (1908), 400 , 430 , 430 , 461

Getting Evidence (1906), 332 , 355 , 356

The Girl and Her Trust (Biograph, 1912), 259 , 317

The Girl at the Mill (Kalem, 1909), 451

Gladiatorial Combat (1894), 50

Glenroy Brothers (1894), 43

A Good Little Devil (Famous Players, 1913), 466 , 467

Going to the Fire (1896), 95 , 218

Going to the Fire and Rescue (Lubin, 1901), 218

Grand Canal, Venice (Lumière, 1896), 67

Grandma's Reading Glass (G. A. Smith,

1901), 515 n.37, 524 n.48

Grant Veterans—G.A.R . (1897), 101

The Great Albany Car Strike (Paley, 1901), 195

Great Buffalo Chase (1905), 323

The Great Bull Fight (1902), 192

The Great Train Robbery (1903), 1 , 2 , 3 , 174 , 226 , 240 , 242 , 253 -65, 257 , 267 , 286 , 297 , 320 , 321 , 330 , 363 , 417 , 428 , 453 , 515 -16n.41, 525 n.59, 526 nn.88-89

The Guerrilla (Biograph, 1908), 405


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Gulliver's Travels (Méliès, 1902), 238

H

Halloween Night at the Seminary (1904), 267

Happy Hooligan April-Fooled (1901), 165

Harry Tompson's Imitations of Sousa (Vitagraph, 1900), 192

Harvard-Yale Boat Race (1906), 368

Hatching Chickens (Biograph, 1899), 182 -83

The Haunted Hotel (Vitagraph, 1906), 423

The Haverstraw Tunnel (Biograph, 1897), 99

Hawaiians Arriving to Attend a "Luau" or Native Feast (1906), 368

The Haymakers at Work (1896), 67

The Hayseed's Experience at Washington Monument (1901), 165

Heard over the 'Phone (1908), 424 , 425 , 431

Hearts Adrift (Famous Players, 1914), 469

Heavenly Twins at Lunch (1903), 252

Heavenly Twins at Odds (1903), 252

Herald Square (1896), 66 , 83 , 87 , 90

The Heroine of '76 (Rex, 1911), 392 , 460 -61

The Hero of Liao Yang (Biograph, 1904), 277

Highland Dance (1894), 42 -43

Highway Robbery (Lubin, 1905), 310

Hippodrome Races, Dreamland, Coney Island (1905), 323

Hold-up in a Country Grocery Store (1904), 274 -75

Honesty is the Best Policy (1908), 416

Honeymoon at Niagara Falls (1906), 332 , 533 n.28

Honolulu Street Scene (1898), 112

Hooligan's Fourth of July (1902), 208

The Horitz Passion Play (Klaw & Erlanger, 1897), 121

Horse Shoeing (1894), 42

Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal . (1897), 108

How a French Nobleman Got a Wife Through the New York Herald Personal Columns (1904), 280 -82, 282 , 284 , 318 , 332 , 528 -29n.143

How Bridget Made the Fire (Biograph, 1900), 170 , 171

How Jones Lost His Roll (1905), 317 -18

How the Office Boy Saw the Ball Game (1906), 332 , 345 -47, 346 , 419

How They Do Things on the Bowery (1902), 165 , 198 , 209 -11, 210 , 225 , 226 , 232 , 486

Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (Vitagraph, 1906), 320

Husking Bee (1897), 101

Hypnotic Scene (1895), 52

I

I. B. Dam and the Whole Dam Family (Lubin, 1904), 310

Ice-Boat Racing at Red Bank, N.J . (1901), 161

Ice Skating in Central Park, N.Y . (1904), 267

If You Had a Wife Like This (Biograph, 1907), 355

Indian Scalping Scene (1895), 56

Indian War Council (1894), 50

Ingomar (1908), 403

Inter-Collegiate Athletic Association Championships, 1904 (1904), 275

Inter-Collegiate Regatta—Poughkeepsie, New York, 1904 (1904), 275

In the Bishop's Carriage (Famous Players, 1913), 468 , 468 -69

Inventor Edison Sketched by "World" Artist . See Edison Drawn by "World" Artist

Irish Way of Discussing Politics (1896), 69

J

Jack and the Beanstalk (1902), 198 , 200 -208, 201, 205 , 218 , 234 , 241 , 243 , 244 , 259 , 268 , 401 , 486

Jack the Kisser (1907), 304 , 392

The Jail Bird and How He Flew (Vitagraph, 1906), 355

Japanese Sampans (1898), 112

The Jeffries and Ruhlin Sparring Contest at San Francisco, Cal., November 15, 1901 (1901), 191

The Jeffries-Sharkey Fight (Biograph, 1899), 191

A Jersey Skeeter (Biograph, 1900), 208

A Jewish Dance at Jerusalem (1903), 240

Joan of Arc (1895), 56

Joan of Arc (Méliès, 1900), 238

Johnstown Flood (1901), 176

Jones and His Pal in Trouble (1899), 148

Jones Makes a Discovery (1899), 148

Jones' Return from the Club (1899), 148

Judging Tandems (1897), 105

June's Birthday Party (1905), 323

K

Kaiser Wilhelm's Yacht, "Meteor," Entering the Water (1902), 194 , 211

Kanakas Diving for Money (1898), 112

Kansas Saloon Smashers (1901;

alterna-


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tive title: Mrs. Carrie Nation and Her Hatchet Brigade ), 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 167 , 486

Kathleen Mavourneen (1906), 22 , 331 , 331, 332 , 360 , 364 -66, 365 , 535 n.76

A Kentucky Feud (Biograph, 1905), 310

The Kilties Band (1905), 324

The King's Pardon (1908), 426 -27, 431

Kiss in the Tunnel (G. A. Smith, 1899), 262

Kit Carson (Biograph, 1903), 241 -42, 340

The Kleptomaniac (1905), 11 , 20 , 292 , 296 -302, 300 , 303 , 305 , 307 , 309 , 328 , 355 , 393 , 406 , 530 n.12

L

Lady Fencers (1894), 50

The Landlady's Portrait (1909), 452

Las Vigas Canal, Mexico City (1897), 109

Laughing Gas (1907), 21 , 354

Launch of Life Boat (1897), 108

Launch of Surf Boat (1897), 107

Launch of the Japanese Man-of-War "Chitose " (1898), 110

Laura Comstock's Bag-Punching Dog (1901), 173

Lehigh Valley Black Diamond Express (1903), 241

The Leonard-Cushing Fight (1894), 47 , 499 -500n.40

Let Me Dream Again (G. A. Smith, 1900), 515 n.37

Life of a Cowboy (1906), 331 , 332 , 333 , 360 -63, 363 , 365

Life of a Fireman (Selig, 1900), 218

Life of an American Fireman (1902-1903), 2 , 3 , 7 , 17 , 161 , 173 , 198 , 201 , 212 -34, 224 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 240 , 241 , 242 , 243 , 295 , 313 , 359 , 405 , 416 , 453 , 486 , 491 -92n.4, 521 n.28, 521 -22n.30

Life of an American Policeman (1905), 10 , 305 , 307 -9, 308 , 332 , 360

Life Rescue at Long Branch (1901; alternative title: Life Rescue at Atlantic City ), 181

Liquid Electricity (Vitagraph, 1907), 355

The Little Coxswain of the Varsity Eight (1908), 418 -19

Little German Band (1904), 267

Little Lillian, Toe Danseuse (1903), 245

A Little Ray of Sunshine (Biograph, 1899), 182 -83

The Little Reb (1897), 101

Little Red Riding Hood (Méliès, 1901), 192

The Little Train Robbery (1905), 320 -21, 344 , 345 , 428

Little Willie's Last Celebration (1901), 176

The Lone Fisherman (1896), 68

The Lonely Villa (Biograph, 1909), 226 , 405 , 424

Looping the Loop at Coney Island (1902-1903), 524 n.48

The Lost Child (Biograph, 1904), 260 , 277 , 304 , 315 , 528 -29n.143

Lost in the Alps (1907), 17 -18, 332 , 356 -59, 357 , 404 , 405

Love and Law (Selig, 1909), 451

Love and War (1899), 149 -51, 513 n.159

Love in a Railroad Train (Lubin, 1902), 263

Love is Blind (1909), 453

The Lover's Guide (1908), 422

The Lovers' Telegraphic Code (1908), 446

Love Will Find a Way (1908), 416

Lucille Mulhall Roping and Tying Steer (1905), 323

Lynching Scene . See Frontier Scene

M

McKinley and Cleveland Going to the Capitol (1897), 98

McKinley's Address (1897), 101

McKinley's Funeral Entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton (1901; alternative title: Funeral Cortege Entering Westlawn Cemetery at Canton, Ohio ), 185 , 517 n.71

McKinley Taking the Oath (1897), 98

Major General Shafter (1898), 131

Making Soap Bubbles (1897), 100 , 101

"Making the Dirt Fly " (1907), 368 -69

Male and Female (DeMille, 1919), 294

Maniac Chase (1904), 280 , 282 , 287

Le Mariage de Victorine (Méliès, 1907), 227

Market Square, Harrisburg, Pa . (1896), 97

The Martyred Presidents (1901), 186

Mary Jane's Lovers (1909), 453

Mary Jane's Mishaps (G. A. Smith, 1903), 226 -27, 304 , 524 n.48

Masked Procession (1897), 108

The May Irwin Kiss (1896), 65 , 65 , 80 , 81 , 82 , 83 , 84 , 89 , 90 , 304 , 486

Meet Me at the Fountain (Lubin, 1904), 310

The Merry Widow Waltz Craze (1908), 354

The Messers Lumiere at Cards (Lumière, 1895), 102


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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (1907), 430 -31

A Midnight Supper (1909), 453

A Midwinter Night's Dream; or, Little Joe's Luck (Vitagraph, 1906), 310 , 320 , 331

The Miller and the Sweep (G. A. Smith, 1898), 259

The Miller's Daughter (1905), 11 , 27 , 294 , 305 , 306 , 307 , 309 , 364 , 421

Mining District (Au Pays noir , Pathé, 1905), 310

Minstrel Mishaps (1905), 321 -22

Miss Lillian Schaffer and Her Dancing Horse (1904), 289

Miss Sherlock Holmes (1908), 446

Mob Outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition (1901), 184

The Monroe Doctrine (1896), 62 , 69 , 83

Montreal Fire Department on Runners (Paley, 1901), 194

The Moonshiner (Biograph, 1904), 276 -77

A Morning Alarm (1896), 95 , 218

Morro Castle, Havana Harbor (1898), 128

Mount & Dismount, Gatling Gun (1898), 112 -13

Mounted Police Charge (1896), 94 , 95

Mr. Butt-In (Biograph, 1906), 355

Mr. Edison at Work m His Chemical Laboratory (1897), 101 -2

Mrs. Carrie Nation and Her Hatchet Brigade . See Kansas Saloon Smashers

Mrs. Taylor Going over the Horseshoe Falls in a Barrel (1902), 209

Mules Swimming Ashore at Daiquiri, Cuba (1898), 131

My Friend from India (1914), 549 n.60

The Mysterious Cafe (Vitagraph, 1900), 192

Mystic Shriners' Day, Dreamland, Coney Island (1905), 323

N

A Narrow Escape (Pathé, 1908), 424

Native Daughters (1898), 111

Native Women Coaling a Ship and Scrambling for Money (1902), 240

Nellie, the Pretty Typewriter (1908), 392

Nero and the Burning of Rome (1908), 392 , 414 , 415 , 431

Nervy Nat Kisses the Bride (1904; alternative title: "Weary Willie" Kisses the Bride ), 287

The New Fire Chief (IMP, 1912), 222

The New Stenographer (1908), 422 , 432

The New Typewriter (1902; alternative title: She Meets with Wife's Approval ), 208 , 422

New York City Dumping Wharf (1903), 241

New York City "Ghetto" Fish Market (1903), 241 , 241

New York City in a Blizzard (1902), 193

New York City Public Bath (1903), 251

New York Harbor Police Boat Patrol Capturing Pirates (1903), 241

Next! (Biograph, 1903), 226

Niagara Falls, Gorge (1896), 66 -67

The Night Before Christmas (1905), 331 , 332 , 340 -41, 420

The Nine Lives of a Cat (1907), 353 , 384

9th and 13th U.S. Infantry at Battalion Drill (1898), 131

9th Infantry Boys' Morning Wash (1898), 131

No Liberties, Please (Biograph, 1902), 245

O

October (Eisenstein and Alexandrov, 1927), 227 , 476 , 477

Oh! Shut Up (1902), 208

Old and New (Eisenstein and Alexandrov, 1929), 476

Old Glory and the Cuban Flag (1898), 114

Old Isaacs, the Pawnbroker (Biograph, 1908), 405

The Old Maid Having Her Picture Taken (1901), 167 -69, 169

The Old Maid in the Drawing Room (1901; alternative title: The Old Maid in the Horse Car ), 169 , 169

The Old Maids' Temperance Club (1908), 446

On a Good Old Five Cent Trolley Ride (1905), 320

The 100 to One Shot; or, A Run of Luck (Vitagraph, 1906), 310

Opening Ceremonies, New York Subway, 27, 1904 (1904), 289

Opening of Belmont Park Race Course (1905), 322

Opening of the Great Amphitheatre Doors for Intermission (1900), 122

Opening, Pan-American Exposition (1901), 175

The Opera of Martha (1898), 138 , 396

Organ Grinder (1894), 42 -43

Orphans in the Surf (1903), 251

Orphans of the Storm (1921), 294


587

Ostrich Farms at Pasadena (1901), 192

Our New Errand Boy (Williamson, 1905), 344

P

Packers on the Trail (1899), 144

Packing Ammunition on Mules, Cuba (1898), 131

Pagan and Christian (1909), 450

The Painter's Revenge (1908), 430

The Palmer-McGovern Fight (1899), 139 -40

Pan-American Exposition By Night (1901), 186 -87, 186 , 517 n.77

Panorama from the Moving Boardwalk (1900), 153

Panorama of Eiffel Tower (1900), 153 , 154, 175

Panorama of Esplanade by Night (1901), 187

Panorama of Old French Machinery (1907), 368 -69

Panorama of the Moving Boardwalk (1900), 153

Panorama of the Paris Exposition, from the Seine (1900), 153

Panorama of the Paterson Fire (1902), 193

Panorama of the War (Eden Musee, 1898), 136 -38

Panorama of Wreckage of Water Front, Galveston (1900), 154

Panorama Russian and Nob Hill From an Automobile (1906), 367

Panorama Waterfront and the Brooklyn Bridge , 523 n.25

Panoramic Scene, Susquehanna River (1897), 99

Panoramic View, Kicking Horse Canyon (1901), 192

Panoramic View of Electric Tower from a Balloon (1901), 175 -76

Panoramic View of the Champs Elysees (1900), 153

Panoramic View of the Fleet After Yacht Race (1901), 190

Panoramic View of the President's House at Canton, Ohio (1901; alternative title: Circular Panorama of President McKinley's House ), 184 -85, 517 n.71

Panoramic View of the Streets of Paris (1902), 209

Panoramic View of the White House, Washington, D.C . (1900), 153

Panoramic View of Waikiki Beach, Honolulu (1906), 368

Parade, Mystic Shriners, Atlantic City, New Jersey (1904), 276

Parade of Bicyclists at Brooklyn, New York (1896), 67

Parisian Dance (1897), 102

Paris Street Scenes , 87

Park Police Drill—Left Wheel and Forward (1896), 94

Park Police Drill—Mount and Dismount (1896), 94

Parsifal (1904), 242 , 287 , 287 -89, 293

The Passer-by (1912), 463

The Passion Play of Oberammergau (Eden Musee, 1898), 121 -25, 123 , 127 , 132 , 136 , 138 , 288 , 366 , 428 , 509 n.68

Pat and the Populist (1896), 69

Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C . (1897), 98

Pennsylvania State Militia, Double Time (1896), 97

Pennsylvania State Militia, Single Time (1896), 97

Persimmons Winning the Derby (Acres, 1896), 87

A Persistent Suitor (1908), 446

Personal (Biograph, 1904), 13 , 260 , 276 , 280 -82, 291 , 307 , 310

Les Petits Vagabonds (Pathé, 1905), 344

Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway (1897), 105 , 106

The Photographer's Mishap (1901), 180

The Physical Culture Girl (1903), 251 -52

The Pickaninnies (1894), 313

Pie, Tramp and the Bulldog (1901), 173 , 311

Pillow Fight (1897), 101

Pilot Leaving "Prinzessen Victoria Luise" at Sandy Hook (1902), 285

The Pioneers (Biograph, 1903), 242 , 340

Pioneers Crossing the Plains in '49 (1908), 416

Play Ball—Opening Day, NYC (1905), 322 , 345

Playmates (1908), 391 , 429 , 429

Pocahontas (1908), 424 -25

Police Patrol Wagon (1896), 97

Political Cartoons . See Blackton Sketches, No. 2

Pollywogs, 71st Regiment, N.G.S.N.Y., Initiating Raw Recruits (1904), 276

Poor Algy! (1905), 311 -12, 312 , 317

Presentation of Loving Cup at City Hall, New York (Vitagraph, 1899), 143

Presentation of Nation's Sword to Admiral Dewey (Vitagraph, 1899), 143

President McKinley and Escort Going to the Capitol (1901), 161


588

President McKinley Reviewing the Troops at the Pan-American Exposition (1901), 184

President McKinley's Body Leaving the House and Church . See Funeral Leaving the President's House and Church at Canton, Ohio

President McKinley's Speech at the Pan-American Exposition (1901), 184

President Roosevelt at the Canton Station (1901), 185 , 517 n.71

President Roosevelt's Inauguration (1905), 291 , 322

The Prince and the Pauper (1909), 456

Prince Henry at Lincoln's Monument, Chicago, Illinois (1902), 194 , 519 n.112

Princess Ali (1895), 52

The Princess and the Peasant (1910), 463

The Prisoner of Zenda (Famous Players, 1913), 294 , 465 -66, 466

The Professor and His Field Glass . See As Seen Through a Telescope

Professor Attilla (1895), 52

Q

Queen Elizabeth (Famous Players [distributor], 1912), 464 -65

Quo Vadis? (1913), 470

R

A Race for a Wife (Vitagraph, 1905), 542 n.142

A Race for Millions (1907), 390 , 391 , 407

"Raffles"—the Dog (1905), 312 , 355

Railroad Smash-up (1904), 286

Rapids Above American Fails (1896), 96

Rat Catcher (1894), 42

Rattan Slide and General View of Luna Park (1903), 249

Razing a Factory Chimney (Warwick, 1900), 152 -53

Receding View, Black Diamond Express (1897), 99 , 149

Rescued by Rover (Hepworth, 1905), 227 , 231 , 314 , 316

Rescued from an Eagle's Nest (1908), 17 , 26 , 390 , 392 , 410 , 411 , 486

Rescue of Capt. John Smith by Pocahontas (1895), 56

Return of Lifeboat (1897), 107

Rêve à la lune (Pathé, 1905), 341

Rip Van Winkle (Biograph, 1896/1903), 242

The Rivals (1907), 353 -54, 354 , 392 , 534 n.68

A Road to Love; or, Romance of a Yankee Engineer in Central America (1909), 453 , 454

Robbery of a Mail Coach (Sheffield Photo Co., 1903), 3 , 174 , 515 -16n.41

Robinson Crusoe (Méliès, 1902), 238

Roeber Wrestling Match (Vitagraph, 1900), 192

Romance of a War Nurse (1908), 403

A Romance of the Rail (1903), 263 , 263 -64, 285

Roosevelt's Rough Riders Embarking for Santiago (1898), 131

Rough Sea at Dover (1895; alternative title: Sea Waves , Paul), 63 , 63 , 68 , 79 , 89 , 90

Rounding up the Yeggmen (1904), 287

Rube and Mandy at Coney Island (1903), 242 , 249 -50, 250 , 263 , 321 , 359 , 419

A Rube Couple at a County Fair (1904), 289

Rubes in the Theatre (1901), 165

Rube's Visit to the Studio (1901), 165

The Runaway Horse (Pathé, 1907), 404 , 405

Runaway in the Park (1896), 94

Runaway Match; or, Marriage by Motorcar (1903; alternative title: An Elopement a la Mode , British Gaumont), 404 , 405

Russia, the Land of Oppression (Defender, 1910), 459 , 460

S

Sack Race (1902), 208

The Saleslady's Matinee Idol (1909), 450

Sampson-Schley Controversy (1901), 180 -82, 181 , 211 , 273 , 486

Sandow (1894), 39 -40, 41

Santos Dumont's Airship (1902), 209

Scenes and Incidents, Russo-Japanese Peace Conference, Portsmouth, N.H . (1905), 322

Scenes and Incidents, U.S. Military Academy, West Point (1906), 368

Scenes and Incidents Hawaiian Islands (1906), 368

Scenes of a Convict's Life (Au Bagne , Pathé, 1905), 310

A Schoolmarm's Ride for Life (Defender, 1910), 460 , 548 n.8

A Sculptor's Welsh Rarebit Dream (1908), 429 -30

Seashore Frolics (1903), 250 -51

Sea Waves . See Rough Sea at Dover

The Servant Girl Problem (Vitagraph, 1905), 318

Serving Rations to Indians (1897), 109

The Seven Ages (1905), 304 , 304 , 324 , 353

Shanghai Street Scene No. 1 (1898), 111

She (1908), 22 , 426 , 426


589

Shearing Sheep, Humunia Ranch, Hawaii (1906), 368

She Meets with Wife's Approval . See The New Typewriter

Shooting Captured Insurgents (1898), 146

Shooting the Chutes (1896), 67 , 68

Shooting the Chutes at Providence, Rhode Island (1901), 176

Shooting the Rapids at Luna Park (1903), 249

Shoot the Chute Series (1899), 148 -49, 151

A Short-Sighted Cyclist (Eclipse, 1907), 355

Short Stick Dance (1895), 52

Shuffleboard on S.S. "Deutschland " (1902), 198

Shut Up! (Biograph, 1902), 208

Sioux Ghost Dance (1894), 50

Sixty-ninth Regiment, N.G.N.Y . (1903), 241

Skiing in Montreal (Paley, 1902), 195

kinny's Finish (1908), 415

Skirmish Between Russian and Japanese Advance Guards (1904), 273 , 273 -74, 276

Skirt Dog Dance (1894), 50

Sky Scrapers of New York from the North River (1903), 285

Smashing a Jersey Mosquito (1902), 208

Smith's Wife Inspects the New Typewriter (1902), 208

Snowballing , 137

The Song of the Shirt (Biograph, 1908), 406

Soubrette's Troubles on a Fifth Avenue Stage (1901), 179

South Spring Street, Los Angeles (1897), 110

Spanish Attack on an American Camp , 137

Spectacular Scenes—N.Y. City Fire (1905), 322

The Spitfire (Famous Players, 1914), 470

Spook Minstrels (1904), 396 , 396 -97

S.S. "Coptic" Running Against the Storm (1898), 111 , 111 , 285

The S.S. "Deutschland" in a Storm, No. 1 (1902), 198

The S.S. "Deutschland" Leaving the Dock in Hoboken (1902), 198

S.S. "Williamette" Leaving for Klondike (1897), 108

Stage Coach Hold-up in the Days of '49 (1901), 174 -75, 256

Stage Struck (1907), 307 , 390 , 390 -91, 392

The Star of Bethlehem (1909), 449

Start of Ocean Race for Kaiser's Cup (1905), 322

Steamboat Travel on the Long Island Sound (1905), 323

Steamer "Rosedale. " See Ferryboat Leaving Dock, New York

Steamer "St. Louis" Leaving Dock (1896), 69

Stolen by Gypsies (1905), 314 -16, 315

The Stoning (1915), 473

Stop Thief! (Williamson, 1901), 259

A Storm at Sea (1900), 152 , 152 -53

The Story the Biograph Told (Biograph, 1903), 310 , 422

Street Car Chivalry (1903), 245

Street Scene, San Diego (1897), 110

Street Scene in Hong Kong (1898), 111

Street Scene in Oberammergau (1900), 122

Streets of Cairo (1896; alternative title: Camel Parade ), 67 , 93 -94

Street Sprinkling and Trolley Cars (1896), 68

The Strenuous Life; or, Anti-Race Suicide (1904), 303 -4, 350

The Strike (La Grève , Pathé, 1904), 296 , 310

Subbubs Surprises the Burglar (1903), 245

The Suburban Handicap (1896), 67

Suburban Handicap, 1897 (1897), 104 -5

The Suburbanite (Biograph, 1904), 277 , 310

A Suburbanite's Ingenious Alarm (1907), 400 , 409 , 429

Such a Little Queen (Famous Players, 1914), 470

The Summer Boarders (Biograph, 1905), 310

Summersault Dog (1894), 50

Sunday Morning in Mexico (1897), 109

Supper Interrupted (1896), 199 , 519 n.130

Surf at Monterey (1897), 108

Swedish Gymnastics at Chautauqua, No. 8 (1902), 208

The Switchman's Tower (1911), 464

T

Taking President McKinley's Body from Train at Canton, Ohio (1901; alternative title: Body Leaving Train at Canton, Ohio ), 184 , 185 , 517 n.71

Tales the Searchlight Told (1908), 419

Tale the Autumn Leaves Told (1908), 392 , 414 , 415

The Tale the Ticker Told (1908), 446 , 446


590

The "Teddy" Bears (1907), 8 , 226 , 331 , 349 -51, 350 , 404 , 458 , 535 nn.64-66

The Telephone (1898), 113

Ten Nights in a Bar-Room (Lubin, 1903), 253

Ten Pickaninnies (1908), 422

10th U.S. Infantry Disembarking from Cars (1898), 131

The Terrible Kids (1906), 312 , 332 , 342 , 344 , 344 -45, 346 , 347 , 355 , 422 , 428

Terrible Ted (Biograph, 1907), 344

Terrible Teddy, the Grizzly King (1901), 163 -64, 165 , 166 -67, 169 , 172 , 304 , 350 , 458 , 486

Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Famous Players, 1913), 467 , 467 -68, 469 , 472

Tess of the Storm Country (Famous Players, 1914), 469

Theatre Road, Yokohama (1898), 111 , 112

The Three Musketeers (1911), 464

Tillie's Punctured Romance (Sennett, 1914), 307

Tompkins Square Play Grounds (1903), 251

Tracked by Bloodhounds (Selig, 1904), 310

Trailed by Bloodhounds (Paul, 1903), 253

Trained Bears (1894), 42 -43

Train Entering a Station (Lumière, 1895), 260 , 317

The Trainer's Daughter; or, A Race for Love (1907), 392 , 407 , 408 , 542 n.142

Trains Loaded with Tourists Arriving at Oberammergau (1900), 122

The Train Wreckers (1905), 316 , 316 -17, 363 , 428

The Tramp and the Nursing Bottle (1901), 180

The Tramp's Dream (1901), 174

The Tramp's Miraculous Escape (1901), 180

Tramp's Strategy That Failed (1901), 165

Trapeze Disrobing Act (1901), 179 -80, 180

Trial Run of the Fastest Boat in the World, the "Arrow " (1902), 209

Trick Elephant No. 1 (1897), 100

Trilby Quartette (1895), 52

A Trip Around the Pan-American Exposition (1901), 175 , 175

A Trip Through Switzerland , 366

A Trip Through the Yellowstone (1906), 368

Trip to the Moon (Edison , 1901), 176

A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage dans la lune;

Méliès, 1902), 209 , 233

Troops at Evacuation of Havana (1899), 138

Troops Making Military Road in Front of Santiago (1898), 131

The Truants (Biograph, 1907), 344

Tub Race (1903), 251

Turning over a New Leaf (1908), 447

Turning the Tables (1903), 251

The Twentieth Century Tramp; or, Happy Hooligan and His Airship (1902), 193

Two Chappies in a Box (1903), 251 , 252 , 267

Two Old Pals . See An Exchange of Good Stories

U

Umbrella Dance (1895), 56 , 62

Uncle Josh at the Moving Picture Show (1902), 192 -93

Uncle Si's Experiences in a Concert Hall (Biograph, 1900), 209

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1903), 22 , 226 , 242 -45, 243 , 293 , 295 , 340

Under the Mistletoe (1904), 267

An Unexpected Santa Claus (1908), 447

Unfortunate Policeman (1905), 323

The Unwritten Law: A Thrilling Drama Based on the Thaw-White Tragedy (Lubin, 1907), 427

The Uplifting of Mr. Barker (1909), 451 -52, 452 , 546 n.78

U.S. Battleship "Iowa " (Paley, 1898), 128

U.S. Sanitary Squad Fumigating a House (1907), 368 -69

U.S. Troops Landing at Daiquiri, Cuba (1898), 131

V

A Vacation in Havana (1910), 463

The Vanderbilt Cup (1906), 368

Vanishing Lad ), (Vitagraph, 1898), 143

Vanity Fair (1915), 472

Le Voyage à travers I'impossible (Méliès, 1904) 227

Le Voyage dans la Lune . See A Trip to the Moon

W

Waiting at the Church (1906), 14 , 322 , 347 -49

Waiting at the Church (with Vesta Victoria, 1907), 396 , 397

Walton and Slavin (1894), 62

Wand Dance, Pueblo Indians (1897), 108

Wanted: A Dog (Biograph, 1905), 226


591

War Correspondents (1898), 127 -28, 130 -31

Washing Gold on 20 Above Hunker, Klondike (1899), 144

Watermelon Contest . See Watermelon Eating Contest

Watermelon Eating Contest (1896; alternative title: Watermelon Contest ), 69 , 313

The Watermelon Patch (1905), 226 , 312 -14, 313 , 329

Way Down East (Griffith, 1920), 294

Weary Willie and the Gardener (1901), 180

Weary Willie Kidnaps a Child (1904), 314

"Weary Willie" Kisses the Bride . See Nervy Nat Kisses the Bride

Western Bad Man Shooting Up Saloon (1905), 323

What Demoralized the Barber Shop (1897), 113 -14, 114 , 507 n.18

What Happened in the Tunnel (1903), 253 , 262 , 262 -63, 264 , 287

What Happened on Twenty-Third Street, New York City (1901), 179

What Happened to Jane (1912), 464

When Reuben Comes to Town (1908), 422 -23

Where is My Wandering Boy To-night? (1908), 447

Whirlpool Rapids, Niagara Falls (Eidoloscope, 1896), 86

The "White Caps " (1905), 27 , 302 , 302 -3, 305 , 307 , 309 , 329 , 392 , 530 n.14

White Horse Rapids (1899), 144

White Wings on Review (1903), 241

The Whole Dam Family and the Dam Dog (1905), 317 -19, 319 , 324 , 330

Why Bridget Stopped Drinking (1901), 172

Why Mr. Nation Wants a Divorce (1901), 163

Why Mrs. Jones Got a Divorce (1900), 148

The Widow and the Only Man (Biograph, 1904), 277

Wifey's Mistake (1904), 267

Wifey's Strategy (1908), 423

Wild Bill's Defeat (Defender, 1910), 459 -60

Willie's First Smoke (Vitagraph, 1898-1899), 143

Winter Straw Ride (1906), 322

Wreck of the Battleship "Maine " (1898), 128 , 129 , 129 , 486

The Wrestling Dog (1894), 42 -43.

Y

A Yankee Man-o-Warsman's Fight for Love (1907), 431 , 431


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