A Short History of Film

Films mentioned in the second edition (2013) of "A Short History of Film" by Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster (Rutgers University Press).

1) The Invention of the Movies (1-60)
2) The Birth of an American Industry (61-174)
3) World Cinema: The Silent Era (175-319)
4) The Hollywood Studio System in the 1930s and 1940s (320-548)
5) International Cinema through World War II (549-685)
6) Postwar Challenges to the Movies (686-809)
7) World Cinema in the 1950s (810-984)
8) The 1960s Explosion (985-1351)
9) World Cinema 1970 to the Present (1352-1809)
10) The New Hollywood (1810-2142)

  • Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory

    1

  • The Sprinkler Sprinkled

    2

  • Baby's Meal

    3

  • The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat

    4

  • Blacksmith Scene

    5

  • Horse Shoeing

    6

  • Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze

    7

  • The Barbershop

    8

  • Sandow

    9

  • Carmencita

    10

  • Annabelle Serpentine Dance

    11

  • Serpentine Dance by Annabelle

    12

  • Annabelle Sun Dance

    13

  • Ella Lola, a la Trilby

    14

  • Turkish Dance, Ella Lola

    15

  • Newark Athlete

    16

  • Men Boxing

    17

  • Man on Parallel Bars

    18

  • Fencing

    19

  • Wrestling Match

    20

  • Athlete with Wand

    21

  • Unsuccessful Somersault

    22

  • The Boxing Cats (Prof. Welton's)

    23

  • Leonard-Cushing Fight

    24

  • Highland Dance

    25

  • The Kiss

    26

  • Rat Killing

    27

  • Dewars Scotch Whiskey

    28

  • Buffalo Bill

    29

  • Sioux Ghost Dance

    30

  • Indian War Council

    31

  • Buffalo Dance

    32

  • Mexican Knife Duel

    33

  • Lasso Thrower

    34

  • Hadj Cheriff

    35

  • Murder Will Out

    36

  • The Christmas Dream

    37

  • The Vanishing Lady

    38

  • The Hallucinated Alchemist

    39

  • The Hallucinations of Baron Munchausen

    40

  • The Mummy Returns

    41

  • The Infernal Cauldron

    42

  • A Trip to the Moon

    43

  • The Cabbage-Patch Fairy

    44

  • The First Cigarette

    45

  • Faust and Mephistopheles

    46

  • The Crime on Temple Street

    47

  • Esmeralda

    48

  • The Birth, the Life and the Death of Christ

    49

  • Life of an American Fireman

    50

  • The Great Train Robbery

    51

  • Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics

    52

  • Gertie the Dinosaur

    53

  • The Sinking of the Lusitania

    54

  • Fire!

    55

  • Rescued by Rover

    56

  • Harlequin's Story

    57

  • The Last Days of Pompeii

    58

  • Quo Vadis?

    59

  • The Story of the Kelly Gang

    60

  • Rescued from an Eagle's Nest

    61

  • The Adventures of Dollie

    62

  • The Lonely Villa

    63

  • The Musketeers of Pig Alley

    64

  • A Corner in Wheat

    65

  • Queen Elizabeth

    66

  • Cabiria

    67

  • Enoch Arden: Part I

    68

  • Enoch Arden: Part II

    69

  • Judith of Bethulia

    70

  • The Birth of a Nation

    71

  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    72

  • Orphans of the Storm

    73

  • The Struggle

    74

  • The Troubadour's Triumph

    75

  • The Jew's Christmas

    76

  • Hypocrites

    77

  • The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

    78

  • The Blot

    79

  • What Do Men Want?

    80

  • White Heat

    81

  • Where Are My Children?

    82

  • Civilization

    83

  • Kid Auto Races at Venice

    84

  • The Kid

    85

  • The Gold Rush

    86

  • City Lights

    87

  • Billions

    88

  • Pollyanna

    89

  • A Fool There Was

    90

  • Cops

    91

  • The Balloonatic

    92

  • Sherlock, Jr.

    93

  • The General

    94

  • Safety Last!

    95

  • The Freshman

    96

  • Speedy

    97

  • The Sin of Harold Diddlebock

    98

  • What Happened to Mary

    99

  • The Perils of Pauline

    100