Category Archives: Comedy

The House of the Devil (1896)

Director : Georges Méliès
Release Date : 1896
Genre : Short, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Cast : Jeanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès as Mephistopheles Directed by Georges Méliès Writing credits Georges Méliès Produced by Georges Méliès as. producer  Production Design by Georges Méliès Production CompaniesGeorges MélièsStar FilmDistributorsGeorges Méliès (1896) (France) hints: “lord,ghost,trick film,phantom,sabbath” Also Known As: “Le manoir du diable” – France (original title) “The Devil's Castle” – Europe (English title) View content advisory for parents Runtime:3 min Country:FranceColor:Color (hand-colored) | Black and White Sound Mix:Silent Filming Locations:Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis, FranceCompany:Georges Méliès Did You Know? Trivia:May be the first horror and "vampire" film. Movie Connections:Referenced in The American Nightmare (2000)
Plot : A bat takes to the air into an mature castle as in any case as transforms itself into Mephistopheles himself. Producing a cauldron…
Run Time : 3 min
Country : France
Company : Georges Méliès

Dr. Colton or Dentist Scene (1895)

Director : William K.L. Dickson
Release Date : 1895
Genre : Short, Comedy
Cast : Gardner Quincy Colton as Himself Directed by William K.L. Dickson Writing credits William K.L. Dickson  ideaProduced by William K.L. Dickson as. producer  Cinematography by William Heise Production CompaniesEdison Manufacturing CompanyDistributorsEdison Manufacturing Company (1895) (USA) (theatrical)Ralf & Gammon Company (1895) (USA) hints: “kinetoscope,novelty,dental chair,teeth,black maria” Also Known As: “In the Dentist's Chair” – USA (informal alternative title) “The Dentist's Chair” – USA (short title) Country:USALanguage:EnglishColor:Black and White Sound Mix:Silent Certification:USA:Not Rated Filming Locations:Black Maria Studio, West Orange, New Jersey, USACompany:Edison Manufacturing Company Did You Know? Trivia:One of the first marketed films to be shot in the famous Black Maria studio, the world's first film studio.
Plot : See Dr. Colton allotting "laughing gas" to a patient plus at that time pulling a tooth.
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Country : USA
Company : Edison Manufacturing Company

Robetta and Doretto, No. 3 (1895)

Director : Not found
Release Date : 1895
Genre : Comedy, Short
Cast : Phil Doreto, Robetta Produced by William K.L. Dickson as. producer  Cinematography by William Heise Production CompaniesEdison Manufacturing Company hints: “character name in title” Country:USAColor:Black and White Aspect Ratio:1.33 : 1 Sound Mix:Silent Filming Locations:Edison Laboratories, West Orange, New Jersey, USACompany:Edison Manufacturing Company Did You Know? Movie Connections:Follows Robetta and Doretto, No. 1 (1895)
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
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Country : USA
Company : Edison Manufacturing Company

Photographe (1895)

Director : Louis Lumière
Release Date : 1895
Genre : Documentary, Short, Comedy
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Plot : A photographer has his camera ready wakeful to receive a gentleman's picture. The subject matter checks his countenance inside a hand mirror…
Run Time : 1 min
Country : France
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Robetta and Doretto, No. 1 (1895)

Director : Not found
Release Date : 1895
Genre : Comedy, Short
Cast : Phil Doreto, Robetta Produced by William K.L. Dickson as. producer  Cinematography by William Heise Production CompaniesEdison Manufacturing Company hints: “lost film,character name in title” Also Known As: “Opium Den” – USA (alternative title) “Opium Joint” – USA (alternative title) Country:USAColor:Black and White Aspect Ratio:1.33 : 1 Sound Mix:Silent Filming Locations:Edison Laboratories, West Orange, New Jersey, USACompany:Edison Manufacturing Company Did You Know? Movie Connections:Followed by Chinese Laundry Scene (1895)
Plot : Scene represents department of the interior of a Chinese Opium Den.
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Country : USA
Company : Edison Manufacturing Company

The Mechanical Butcher (1895)

Director : Louis Lumière
Release Date : 1895
Genre : Comedy, Sci-Fi, Short
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Plot : A gadget turns live varlets into sausages.
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Country : France
Company : Lumière

Trick Riding (1895)

Director : Louis Lumière
Release Date : 1895
Genre : Documentary, Short, Comedy
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Plot : In the situation is a house. In the foreground, a groom holds the reins of a sleek black horse that stands inside profile…
Run Time : 1 min
Country : France
Company : Lumière

Tables Turned on the Gardener (1895)

Director : Louis Lumière
Release Date : 1895
Genre : Comedy, Short
Cast : François Clerc as The Gardener, Benoît Duval as The Boy Directed by Louis Lumière Produced by Louis Lumière as. producer  Cinematography by Louis Lumière Production CompaniesLumièreDistributorsLumière (1895) (France) hints: “water,hose,young boy,gardening,slapstick” Also Known As: “L'arroseur arrosé” – France (original title) “The Sprinkler Sprinkled” – USA “The Waterer Watered” – USA Runtime:1 min Country:FranceColor:Black and White Aspect Ratio:1.33 : 1 Sound Mix:Silent Company:Lumière Did You Know? Trivia:First fully staged fictional film projected in public. Movie Connections:Featured in "Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood" (1995)
Plot : This would engagement the initially fix on stifle inside movies history, also it's definitely one in all the various celebrated -…
Run Time : 1 min
Country : France
Company : Lumière

Pauvre Pierrot (1892)

Director : mile Reynaud
Release Date : 1892
Genre : Animation, Comedy, Short, Romance
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Plot : One night, Arlequin draw near to envision his female friend Colombine. But at that time Pierrot batters at the entry also Colombine also Arlequin hide. Pierrot starts vocalizing nonetheless Arlequin scares him also the destitute woman functions away.
Run Time : 4 min (1996 reconstitution)
Country : France
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Monkeyshines, No. 1 (1890)

Director :
Release Date :1890
Genre : Short, Comedy, Family
Cast : G. Sacco Albanese Directed by William K.L. Dickson  William Heise   Produced by William K.L. Dickson as. producer  Cinematography by William K.L. Dickson  William Heise   Production CompaniesEdison Manufacturing Company View content advisory for parents Country:USAColor:Black and White Sound Mix:Silent Certification:USA:Not Rated Filming Locations:Edison Laboratories, West Orange, New Jersey, USACompany:Edison Manufacturing CompanyDid You Know? Trivia:This film is possibly the first film to have been produced in the USA, and the first film series. The films two sequels were made the same year. Movie Connections:Featured in Edison: The Invention of the Movies (2005) (V)
Plot : One of W.K.L. Dicksons laboratory employees horses with observation to because the camera.
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Country : USA
Company : Edison Manufacturing Company