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American Mutoscope & Biograph Photo Catalogues (1896 – 1907)

The primary title is how it appears in the catalogues. The date in parenthesis is the release date. The original Biograph Photo Catalogues may be downloaded from the Rutgers University Community Repository.

1. Sparring Contest, Canastota, N.Y. (August, 1896). Photo catalogue title: Sparring Contest at Canastota. Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Filmed August 5, 1895. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. Stars: Bert Hasley & Al Leonard. 132 ft. Lost film.

2. Sparring Contest, Canastota, N.Y. (August, 1896). Photo catalogue title: Sparring Contest at Canastota. Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Filmed August 5, 1895. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. Stars: Bert Hasley & Al Leonard. 138 ft. Lost film.

3. Sparring Contest, Canastota, N.Y. (August, 1896). Photo catalogue title: Sparring Contest at Canastota. Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Filmed August 5, 1895. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. Stars: Bert Hasley & Al Leonard. 133 ft. Lost film.

4. Sparring Contest, Canastota, N.Y. (August, 1896). Photo catalogue title: Sparring Contest at Canastota. Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Filmed August 5, 1895. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. Stars: Bert Hasley & Al Leonard. 127 ft. Lost film.

6. Engine and Pump (September, 1896). Alternate title: Demonstrating the Action of a Steam Engine and Pump. Copyright date: January 7, 1897. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 8 ft. Lost film.

engine and pump 1896

7. Union Square (September, 1896). Alternate title: Union Square and Fourth Avenue. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 144 ft. Lost film.

8. Union Square (September, 1896). Copyright title: Union Square [New York City]. Copyright date: December 16, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 140 ft. Lost film.

9. Skirt Dance by Annabelle (September, 1896). Alternate title: Serpentine Dance by Annabelle. Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. Star: Annabelle Moore. 154 ft.

 

10. Tambourine Dance by Annabelle (September, 1896) Copyright title: Tambourine Dance-By Annabelle, no. 10. Copyright date: February 4, 1897. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. Star: Annabelle Moore. 113 ft. Lost film.

11. Sawing Wood (September, 1896). Copyright date: January 7, 1897. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 11 ft. Lost film.

12. Sandow (September, 1896). Alternate title: Sandow (No Sun). Copyright date: December 18,1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. Star: Eugene Sandow. 118 ft. Lost film.

13. Sandow (September, 1896). Alternate title: Sandow (Sun). Copyright date: December 18,1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. Star: Eugene Sandow. 129 ft.

 

14. Skirt Dance by Annabelle (September, 1896). IMDb title: Butterfly Dance. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. Star: Annabelle Moore. 14 ft. Lost film.

15. Bicycle Parade on the Boulevard (September, 1896). Copyright title: View on Boulevard, New York City. Alternate title: Carriage and Bicycle Parade on Boulevard. Filmed on June 6, 1896 in New York City. Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 142 ft. Lost film.

16. Bicycle Parade on the Boulevard (September, 1896). Alternate title: On the Boulevard. Filmed on June 6, 1896 in New York City. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 131 ft. Lost film.

17. Shooting the Chutes at Atlantic City (September, 1896). Alternate title: Shooting the Chutes. Filmed mid-July, 1896 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 152 ft. Lost film.

19. Sea Scene (September, 1896). Filmed mid-July, 1896 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 103 ft. Lost film.

20. Boys Bathing at Atlantic City (September, 1896). Copyright title: Boys Bathing, Leapfrog – Atlantic City. Filmed mid-July, 1896 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Copyright date: January 7, 1897. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 149 ft. Lost film.

21. Atlantic City Bathers (September, 1896). Filmed mid-July, 1896 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 78 ft. Lost film.

22. Panoramic View from Trolley, Atlantic City (September, 1896). Filmed mid-July, 1896 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 156 ft. Lost film.

23. Fire Engine at Work (September, 1896). Filmed mid-July, 1896 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 8 ft. Lost film.

24. Panoramic View From Trolley, Atlantic City (September, 1896). Copyright title: Taken From Trolley, Atlantic City. Copyright date: January 7, 1897. Filmed mid-July, 1896 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 149 ft. Lost film.

Taken from Trolley, Atlantic City

25. Train Leaving Station, Philadelphia (September, 1896). Copyright title: Train Coming out of Station, Philadelphia, Pa. Copyright date: January 7, 1897. Filmed in July, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 151 ft. Lost film.

26. Penn. R.R. at New Brunswick, N.J. (September, 1896). Alternate title: Pennsylvania R.R., New Brunswick. Copyright date: January 7, 1897. Filmed in July, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 142 ft. Lost film.

27. Penn. R.R. near Philadelphia, Penn. (September, 1896). Alternate title: Pa. R.R. Train Near Phila. Copyright date: December 19, 1896. Filmed in July, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 154 ft. Lost film.

28. Penn. R.R. Near Haddonsfield [sic] (September, 1896). No copyright registration. Filmed in July, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 151 ft. Lost film.

29. Penn. R.R. Cliffs (September, 1896). Alternate title: Pa. R.R. Cliffs, Jersey City. Copyright date: December 19, 1896. Filmed in July, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 152 ft. Lost film.

30. Bathers and Lifeboat, Atlantic City (September, 1896). Copyright date: January 7, 1897. Filmed in July, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 155 ft. Lost film.

31. Bathers at Atlantic City (September, 1896). Filmed in July, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 154 ft. Lost film.

32. Monkies’ Feast (September, 1896). Alternate title: The Monkey’s Feast. Copyright dates: December 18, 1896 and  July 18, 1903. Filmed in July, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 147 ft. Lost film.

33. Getting Off Trolley Atlantic City (September, 1896). Alternate title: Getting Off Trolley at Atlantic City. Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Filmed in July, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 158 ft. Lost film.

34. Busses Leaving Depot Atlantic City (September, 1896). Alternate title: Busses Leaving R.R. Depot, Atlantic City. Copyright date: December 19, 1896. Filmed in July, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 146 ft. Lost film.

35. Flag Dance by Annabelle (September, 1896). Alternate title: Annabelle in Flag Dance. Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Director: W.K.L. Dickson. 139 ft. Print held in Library of Congress National Archive (see FIAF archives catalogue).

36. Trilby and Little Billee (September, 1896). Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Cast: Alfred Hickman, Virginia Harned. 150 ft. Lost film.

37. Sandow (September, 1896).  Alternate title: Sandow (Breathing). Copyright date: December 18, 1896. Cast: Eugene Sandow. 136 ft. Lost film.

38. Sandow (September, 1896).  Alternate title: Sandow (No Breathing). Copyright date: June 6, 1903. Cast: Eugene Sandow. 145 ft. Lost film.

39. Hard Wash (September, 1896).  Alternate titles: A Pickaninny’s Battle – The Washing of a Pickaninny by His Mother. Copyright date: December 18, 1896 and January 14, 1903. 149 ft. Lost film.