Best Movies of 1894
Dickson Experimental Sound Film
William K.L. Dickson plays the violin while two men dance. This is the oldest surviving sound film where sound is recorded on the phonograph.
Caicedo (with Pole)
King of the slack wire. His daring feats of balancing as he performs his thrilling feats in midair show that he is perfectly at home.
In the background, five fans lean on the ropes looking into the ring. The referee is to the left; like the fans, he hardly moves as two fighters swing roundhouse blows at each other. Mike Leonard, in white trunks, is the aggressor; in black, Jack Cushing stands near the edge of the ring, warily pawing the air as Leonard comes at him. A couple of punches land, but the fighters maintain their upright postures.
Glenroy Bros., No. 2
The Glenroy Brothers perform a portion of their vaudeville act, "The Comic View of Boxing: The Tramp & the Athlete".
Annabelle Sun Dance
Annabelle Dances in William K.L. Dickson's 1894 short film
The Pickaninny Dance from the “Passing Show”
“A scene representing Southern plantation life before the war. A jig and a breakdown by three colored boys.”
The adventures of a female reporter in the 1890s.
Bears that are trained.
The famous army scout in an exhibition of rifle shooting. A fine picture of the principal, and beautiful smoke effects.