• 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
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • [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
  • 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
  • Buying a cow /

    French titles from AFI STAR database record no. 7676. An urban husband and wife, walking in the countryside outside Paris, are so impressed with the delicious taste of a cow's milk that they buy the cow and try to bring it back to their Parisian apartment. After many misadventures, the cow is stolen right after they reach their front door. MAVIS 10518; Buying a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • 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
  • 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
  • European rest cure /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 1Sept1904; H49807. Duration: 3:53 (part 1), 4:33 (part 2), 3:30 (part 3), 3:15 (part 4), and 2:36 (part 5) at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: On the gangplack of one of the large ocean liners leaving New York is shown an old gentleman kissing his wife and daughter good-bye before leaving on a tour abroad for a much needed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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
  • 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
  • Panorama of Place de L'Opera /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16389. Duration: 1:14 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The busiest square in all Paris. 75 feet. $11.25. MAVIS 1627559; Panorama of Place de L'Opera. DLC Filmed July 1900, during the Paris Exposition in Paris, France. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 607; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Scene in the Swiss village at Paris Exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18582. Duration: 1:39 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The picture opens with a crowd of Swiss boys and girls dressed in native costumes, marching down the street in this very unique and picturesque village. Each happy and smiling face is clearly shown as they pass the camera. The scene ends by the boys and girls congregating in ...

    • 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