The Invention of the Movies: 1880s-1900s

Overview: The Invention of the Movies

EARLY FILMS
Eadweard Muybridge's "Horse in Motion" (1886)
Louis Le Prince's "Roundhay Garden Scene" (1888)
Lumière Brothers' "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory"  (1895)
Lumière Brothers' "Tables Turned on the Gardener" (1895)
Lumière Brothers' "Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat" (1895)
Thomas Edison's "Fred Ott's Sneeze" (1894) 
Thomas Edison's "The Kiss" (1896) 
Georges Méliès's "A Trip to the Moon" (1902) 
Edwin Porter's "The Great Train Robbery" (1903) 
Winsor McCay from "Gertie the Dinosaur" (1914) 

CLIPS
The Magic Lantern – from "Moguls & Movie Stars" 
The Persistence of Vision – Mr. Wizard 
How Motion Pictures Work – How Motion Pictures Work 
Thomas Edison – from "Moguls & Movie Stars" 
Georges Méliès – from "Moguls & Movie Stars" and "CBS Sunday Morning" 
Edwin Porter  from "Moguls & Movie Stars"