A list of the earliest American films released in the 1890s.


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Monkeyshines, No. 1 William K.L. Dickson, William Heise Sacco Albanese Short, Comedy, Family First ever American film: contradictory sources indicate this was shot either in June 1889 or November 1890
Monkeyshines, No. 2 Short
Monkeyshines, No. 3 Short
Dickson Greeting William Kennedy Dickson William Kennedy Dickson Short
Boxing Short, Sport
Fencing Short, Sport
A Hand Shake Short
Man on Parallel Bars Short, Sport
Wrestling Short, Sport
Blacksmith Scene William K.L. Dickson Short First Kinetoscope film shown in public exhibition
Horse Shoeing
Dickson Experimental Sound Film William K.L. Dickson Short First Kinetophone film (i.e., first film with synchronous sound). Possibly 1895.
American Falls from Above, American Side
American Falls, from Incline R.R.
Rip Passing Over the Mountain
Rip's Twenty Years' Sleep
Dancing Darkies
A Hard Wash
A Watermelon Feast
Feeding the Doves
The Burning Stable
A Morning Bath
Mounted Police Charge
A Morning Alarm
McKinley at Home, Canton, Ohio William McKinley, Ida Saxton McKinley, George Cortelyou
The Kiss William Heise May Irwin, John Rice
The Bewitched Inn
Bear Jumping Hurdles
How Would You Like to Be the Ice Man?
Love and War
Pianka and Her Lions
Strange Adventure of New York Drummer
The Trick Bear
The Wrestling Bear
The Dreyfus Affair
The Astronomer's Dream

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es:Anexo:Películas de Estados Unidos de los años 1890 fr:Liste des films américains produits entre 1890 et 1899

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