Best Documentary Movies of 1898

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Tossing a Nigger in a Blanket

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7.1/10 IMDB

"Company F, 1st Ohio Volunteers, initiating a new man. Nineteen times he bounces in the blanket, and each toss is funnier than the last one."

Directed by: William C. Paley
Release date: 1898-04-06
Best Documentary Movies of 1898 : Charge of the Carabineers, Aldershot
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Charge of the Carabineers, Aldershot

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5.2/10 IMDB

Film produced by William K. Dickson’s British Mutoscope and Biograph Company.

Release date: 1898-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1898 : Neapolitan Dance at the Ancient Forum of Pompeii
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Neapolitan Dance at the Ancient Forum of Pompeii

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4.8/10 IMDB

A folk dance staged in the ruins of Pompeii. With the Arch of Tiberius in the near distance and Arch of Caligula in far distance. A troop of soldiers, or possibly more performers, march past. W K L Dickson who is directing the action can apparently be seen on far right of picture.

Starring: William K.L. Dickson ..
Release date: 1898-01-02
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Pack Train at Chilkoot Pass

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0.0/10 IMDB

During the Alaska gold rush, one way to reach the Klondike was over the Chilkoot Pass. A stationary camera is placed to see a ways down the curving trail. A pack train comes into view and passes in front of us, led by a man on horseback. Eight loaded mules follow, then another cowboy on horseback and a man walking, then eight more laden mules, another cowboy, then nine more mules, a cowboy, and still the pack train stretches as far as the eye can see. A solitary man watches from atop a hillock. (IMDb)

Release date: 1898-01-01
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The Launch of H.M.S. Albion

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The festive start and disastrous aftermath of the launch of the H.M.S. Albion.

Directed by: Robert W. Paul
Release date: 1898-01-01
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A Switchback Railway

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The Switchback Railway was the forerunner of the roller coaster. Passengers sit in a small car which trundles up a swooping railway track then performs a 180 degree turn at its summit before swooping back down on a parallel track.

Directed by: Robert W. Paul
Release date: 1898-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1898 : Through Miller's Dale (Near Buxton, Derbyshire) Midland Railway
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Through Miller's Dale (Near Buxton, Derbyshire) Midland Railway

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0.0/10 IMDB

Film produced by William K. Dickson’s British Mutoscope and Biograph Company.

Release date: 1898-01-01
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The Launch of HMS Albion at Blackwall

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0.0/10 IMDB

The film documents the launch of HMS Albion at Blackwall on the 21st of June, 1898—an event that was witnessed by 30,000 onlookers, 37 of whom lost their lives when the jetty upon which they were standing became washed away by the resultant swell.

Directed by: E.P. Prestwich
Release date: 1898-09-30
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View from an Engine Front: Ilfracombe

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0.0/10 IMDB

A “phantom ride” taken from the buffers of an engine on the London and South West Railway through the Ilfracombe area: the reservoirs, Morthroe, Ilfracombe Incline and station.

Release date: 1898-07-19
Best Documentary Movies of 1898 : Menai Bridge, the Day Irish Mail from Euston Entering the Tubular Bridge Over the Menai Straits
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Menai Bridge, the Day Irish Mail from Euston Entering the Tubular Bridge Over the Menai Straits

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0.0/10 IMDB

A British Mutoscope & Biograph Company production

Release date: 1898-01-01

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