Best Documentary Movies of 1896
Considered a remake of LumiÃ¨re's La Voltige from 1895.
Going to the Fire
A crowd watches the Newark Fire Department respond to a call.
Cavalier sur un cheval rétif
Mexicans doing a rodeo.
Lazamiento de un novillo
Show of Mexican ranchers catching cows.
Native Mexican people grouped in front of the camera.
McKinley at Home, Canton, Ohio
“This view was taken upon Mr. McKinley's lawn at his home in Canton, Ohio. Mr. McKinley appears walking across the lawn in company with his Secretary, who hands him a telegram, which he reads with apparent satisfaction. The characteristic walk and gestures of Mr. McKinley will be noted with interest by his friends.” (AMB Picture Catalogue)
"A well-known character, in a dance that created considerable excitement when first introduced in America."
Scene from the Coronation of the Czar of Russia
100 seconds-long six-scene footage consisting of selected coronation ceremonies of the Russian Tsar (Emperor) Nicholas II. Shows distinguished guests entering a carriage, parade of troops and carriages, Nicholas II and his wife empress Alexandra Feodorovna descending the Kremlin Red Staircase, procession of the newly crowned Emperor and his wife under the baldacchino, guests from the Asian parts of the Russian Empire. (IMDb)
The Burning Stable
A burning wagon is dragged from the barn by the firemen, and four horses are rescued from the flames by the stablemen. Thick volumes of smoke pour from the doors and windows. (Edison catalog)