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1903 in film involved many significant events in cinema.
Thomas Edison demolishes "America's First Movie Studio", the Black Maria. The three elder
Warner Bros. begin in the exhibition business.
Gaston Méliès, Georges' brother, opens a branch of Star Film in New York to defend its production's copyrights.
Films released in 1903 [ edit ]
, directed by Alice in Wonderland Cecil Hepworth
, directed by Capital Execution Peter Elfelt
, directed by A Chess Dispute Robert W. Paul
, by A Daring Daylight Burglary Frank Mottershaw
A Message from Mars, by Franklyn Barrett
, directed by Desperate Poaching Affray William Haggar; considered important in film history for its cinematic technique.
, produced by Diving Lucy Mitchell and Kenyon
Electrocuting an Elephant
, directed by Extraordinary Cab Accident Robert W. Paul
, directed by Fairyland: A Kingdom of Fairies Georges Melies
From Show Girl To Burlesque Queen
, directed by The Gay Shoe Clerk Edwin S. Porter
The Georgetown Loop (Colorado)
, directed by The Great Train Robbery Edwin S. Porter, starring Broncho Billy Anderson. Regarded as a milestone in film history for its innovative composite editing, camera movement, and cross cutting.
, directed by The Infernal Cauldron Georges Melies
, directed by The Inn Where No Man Rests Georges Melies
, directed by The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ (La Vie et la Passion de Jésus Christ) Ferdinand Zecca; this is a proto-feature film, or many short-films (in this case 31) that when combined together can be seen as one feature film. 18 of the short-films were made in 1902 and shown in 1903, while 10 more were added and shown in 1904. The final three were added and shown in 1905. Stencil hand painted film frames were done between 1904 and 1905 by Segundo de Chomón.
, directed by Life of an American Fireman Edwin S. Porter. May be the first cross-cutting editing in cinema [Editing between 2 separate scenes to show a more elaborate story. Helping introduce 2 situations that will come together later in that story or in a theme of the movie.].
The Magic Lantern, directed by Georges Méliès
, directed by Mary Jane's Mishap George Albert Smith.
Misfortune Never Comes Alone, directed by Georges Méliès
, directed by Momijigari Tsunekichi Shibata.
, directed by The Music Lover Georges Méliès.
Old London Street Scenes
Panorama of Beach and Cliff House, produced by the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
, directed by Rip Van Winkle (8 Short Films) William K. L. Dickson.
, directed by Alf Collins. Possibly the first car chase in the history of cinema. Runaway Match
, directed by Sick Kitten George Albert Smith.
Skyscrapers Of New York City, From The North River
Uncle Tom's Cabin, directed by Edwin S. Porter
, directed by What Happened in the Tunnel Edwin S. Porter
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G. M. Anderson
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