• Afraid of microbes /

    English title from Moving picture world, Jan. 11, 1908, p. 29, Jan. 18, 1908, p. 36, 50. French title, La peur des microbes, from Catalogue Pathé des années 1896 à 1914, 1907 à 1909, p. 50. No main title on film, but film appears to be otherwise complete. DLC A man who fears the influenza microbe buys an antiseptic spray from a pharmacist. On ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • Esplanade des Invalides /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16379. Duration: 2:01 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Beginning with the camera pointing toward the Invalides entrance, with the tomb of Napoleon in the background. The camera is slowly revolved until it rests upon the new and beautiful bridge of Alexander III, showing the immense crowds entering the Exposition. 100 ft. 15.00. MAVIS 1627577; Esplanades des invalides. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Panoramic view of the Place de l'Concord [sic] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18579. Duration: 1:36 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken from an automobile. This picture was taken during the fashionable driving hour, making a complete circle of the Place de la Concorde, passing hundreds of carriages and busses. The beginning of the picture shows the historical church of the Madeleine in the background, the picture ending by approaching ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Swiss village, no. 2 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18583. Duration: 1:10 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The scene opens by showing the village girls driving home a herd of cows, and shows the native peasantry of Switzerland returning from their daily occupation--watching the herds. After driving the cattle to their shelter, the boys and girls congregate in front of the old barn and go through ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Panorama from the moving boardwalk /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16381. Duration: 1:46 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The camera is stationed on the middle walk of the Platform Mobile, as the French call it, and gives further views and incidents of this Paris Exposition novelty. 100 feet. 15.00. Filmed July 1900, at the Paris Exposition in Paris, France. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Panoramic view of the Champs Elysees /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18581. Duration: 0:48 at 16 fps. Filmed in July 1900, on the Champs Elysées in Paris, France. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 611; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Scene from the elevator ascending Eiffel Tower /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16386. Duration: 1:59 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: A marvelously clear picture taken from the top of the elevator of the Eiffel Tower during going up and coming down of the car. This wonderful tower is 1,000 feet in height, and the picture produces a most sensational effect. As the camera leaves the ground and rises to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. attends Women in War Work Congress in Paris [1918] /

    Copyright: no reg. Roosevelt Memorial Association lists dates in title as 1917-1918. Mutual Film Corp. produced and released Screen telegram from Mar.-Nov., 1918. Appearing: Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Duration: 0:34 at 20 fps. During World War I, Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. worked for the YMCA in France running canteens, clubs, and leave centers for soldiers and teaching French. She also designed the uniforms worn ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Panorama of Eiffel Tower /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16385. Duration: 1:34 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Showing the entire height of this wonderful structure from the base of the dome and return, with the great Paris Exposition in the background, looking down Champs de Mars. A most realistic picture. 90 feet. $13.50. According to Edison film historian C. Musser, this film includes the earliest camera ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Champs de Mars /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16382. Duration: 1:19 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Shows all the prominent buildings on this thoroughfare, ending with a close view of the base of the Eiffel Tower, with the Trocadero Palace in the background. 135 feet. 20.25. MAVIS 1627563; Champs de Mars. DLC Filmed July 1900, at the Paris Exposition in Paris, France. Sources used: Copyright ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Champs Elysees /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16384. Duration: 1:19 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Near the main entrance. Hundreds of carriages and characteristic Parisian buses are passing. 75 feet. $11.25. Filmed in July 1900, on the Champs Elysees in Paris, France. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 605-06; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • How a French nobleman got a wife through the New York Herald personal columns /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Aug1904; H49524. Duration: 4:03 (part 1), 4:17 (part 2), and 2:35 (part 3) at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The picture opens with a "Personal" advertisement which actually appeared in the New York Herald of August 25th, 1904: "Young French Nobleman, recently arrived, desires to meet wealthy American girl; object matrimony; will be at Grant's Tomb at 10 this ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • [Procession at Séville and bullfighting scenes] /

    Title on film, En Espagne, only covers first film, Procession à Séville, III, and a few other films listed in contents. En Espagne may be an intertitle and does not cover all films in group because a majority of them were filmed in France. French language translation title, Procession à Séville et scènes de corrida, is supplied for the France in America project. DLC ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Breaking of the crowd at military review at Longchamps [sic] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18580. Duration: 0:41 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture shows thousands of people leaving their seats in the grand stand and going across the parade grounds toward Paris. A very sharp and clear picture. 50 feet. 7.50. Filmed in July 1900, at Long Champs near Paris, France. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Lost a pretty little dog /

    French title from Catalogue Pathé des années 1896 à 1914, 1907 à 1909, p. 60. Alternative English title from American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings. A woman and her mother bring a little dog home from a dog shelter in Gennevilliers. The woman's husband comes home, is displeased, and pays a man to steal the dog. The woman is distraught and offers a reward ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • Palace of Electricity /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16380. Duration: 0:57 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: In the Exposition grounds with a close view of the Palace of Electricity. 50 feet. $7.50. Filmed July 1900, at the Paris Exposition in Paris, France. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • [At the beach and other seaside scenes] /

    French language translation title, À la plage et d'autres scènes au bord de la mer, is supplied for the France in America project. DLC [1] Biarritz--la plage et l'éstablissement, Lumière no. 1221, [1900] -- [2] Bains en mer, Lumière no. 656, [1897] -- [3] Biarritz--la plage et la mer, Lumière no. 1220, [1900] -- [4] Barque en mer, Lumière no. 10, [1896] -- [5] ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Embarquement d'un cheval /

    Title from La production cinématographique des frères Lumière. English language release title from Rittaud-Hutinet, J. Auguste et Louis Lumière, les 1000 premiers films. A horse in a wooden crate is lifted off a dock in Marseille by a steam crane and placed into a waiting ship. Catalogue Lumière no. 46. On one reel/videocassette with 58 other Lumière shorts. DLC First of three films on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • TR reviews French troops at Vincennes, France, 1910 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Ambasssador Robert Bacon, Ambassador Jules Jusserand, General Jean B. Dalstein, M. Lépine, General Verand, Colonel Jacquot. Duration: 3:40 at 16 fps. Film is out of sequence. DLC Robert Bacon, American Ambassador to France, TR, Jules Jusserand, French Ambassador to the United States, and General Jean B. Dalstein, Military Governor of Paris, arrive at the Château de Vincennes, a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Dogs used as smugglers /

    French title from Catalogue Pathé des années 1896 à 1914, 1896 à 1906, p. 935. Aside from the title, there may be no changes from the original; contains no intertitles. Alternate title, Canine smugglers, appeared on English language 28 mm. release according to AFI STAR database record no. 4232. Director credit, George Hatot, from Catalogue Pathé des années 1896 à 1914, 1896 à 1906, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • On the coast of the Bay of Biscay, France /

    A George Kleine attraction. French language translation title, Sur la côte du Golfe de Gascogne, is supplied for the France in America project. DLC A travelog of the frontier dividing France and Spain, with views of the Hendaye Coast, France; the village of Fontarabia, Spain; Saint Marie Gate at Fontarabia; a shopping center; homes of fishermen; the frontier of Spain; Behobie, Spain; the International ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1911
  • Duel au pistolet /

    English language translation title, Pistol duel, is supplied for the France in America project. DLC A dramatization of a duel with pistols in which one man is felled and his seconds rush in to care for him. Catalogue Lumière no. 35. On one reel/videocassette with 58 other Lumière shorts. DLC Third of five films on digital file. Preceded by Course en sacs, Lutteurs javanais. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Panorama of the Paris Exposition, from the Seine /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16388. Duration: 3:07 (part 1) and 3:01 (part 2) at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This panoramic scene is taken from a Seine steamboat and gives a rapid view of the banks of the river. The launch steams under six bridges and past the Street of Nations. The United States Building is a prominent white domed structure, gay ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Lourdes, procession, II /

    Main title from Auguste et Louis Lumiere, les 1000 premiers films. People carry candles in a procession in Lourdes. Catalogue Lumière no. 644. On one reel/videocassette with 58 other Lumière shorts. DLC Sixth of six films on digital file. Preceded by Lourdes, sortie de l'église du Rosaire, Lourdes, transport de malades, I, Lourdes, transport de malades, II, Lourdes, procession, III, Lourdes, procession, I. Digital ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Panorama of the moving boardwalk /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16383. Duration: 1:30 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture was taken from the stationary platform, showing the rapidly moving board walk on the outer edge, which has a speed of five miles per hour; also shows the middle platform moving two and a-half miles per hour, the third platform being stationary. At intervals there are upright ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900