Best Movies of 1904

1.

The Great Train Robbery

3.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Remake of Edwin S. Porter's film of the same title.

Directed by: Sigmund Lubin, Siegmund Lubin
Release date: 1904-06-25
Best Movies of 1904 : An Interesting Story
2.

An Interesting Story

2.7
6.9/10 IMDB

The adventures of an inattentive man who can't look away from his book.

Directed by: James Williamson
Release date: 1904-10-01
3.

Maniac Chase

2.6
5.4/10 IMDB

A “madman” escapes prison and the torments of his warders.

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter
Release date: 1904-05-24
4.

Panorama View, Street Car Motor Room

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

A camera moving forward on an overhead crane gives a traveling view of men working on machinery. Carts carrying parts and pieces of machinery pass by on rails; cranes lift machinery; and men perform their various duties, including hammering objects. (Library of Congress)

Release date: 1904-05-22
5.

Princess Rajah Dance

2.4
5.5/10 IMDB

A woman stands in front of a building, a chair to her left, dressed in black, full skirt, quarter sleeves, and a scooped bodice. Her hair is piled high. She bows slightly, and, with finger cymbals, begins to dance the cooch.

Starring: Princess Rajah ..
Release date: 1904-01-01
6.

Westinghouse Works

2.4
5.4/10 IMDB

Billy Bitzer filmed 21 short actualities inside the Pittsburgh Westinghouse Works in April and May of 1904. Audiences of the day would have been treated to footage of factory panoramas, women winding armatures and turbines being assembled. These industrial films were produced for the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company.

Directed by: Billy Bitzer
Release date: 1904-01-01
7.

Christophe Colomb

2.4
5.5/10 IMDB

The story of Christopher Columbus.

Directed by: Vincent Lorant-Heilbronn
Release date: 1904-04-23
8.

L'assassinat du ministre Plehve

2.3
5.4/10 IMDB

The film depicts the assassination of the Russian minister in charge of the secret police.

Directed by: Lucien Nonguet
Release date: 1904-01-01
9.

Drat That Boy

2.3
5.4/10 IMDB

A boy pulls a prank on his poor old mother.

Release date: 1904-01-01
Best Movies of 1904 : The Great Toronto Fire, Toronto, Canada, April 19, 1904
10.

The Great Toronto Fire, Toronto, Canada, April 19, 1904

2.3
5.3/10 IMDB

The Great Toronto Fire was a devastating blaze that destroyed 122 buildings and put 5,000 people out of work. The fire started in a clothing warehouse on Wellington Street and quickly spread, gutting thirteen acres of Toronto's prime commercial district. Special trains brought hundreds of firefighters from as far as Buffalo, New York. There was only one person injured -- the Toronto fire chief. Amazed firefighters and onlookers watched photographer George Scott and his assistant set up in the thick of the fire and film the burning buildings on Front Street. One of the first big Canadian film scoops, Scott's film was distributed throughout Canada and the United States.

Release date: 1904-04-19

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