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1901 in film

The year 1901 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

  • Edwin S. Porter is put in charge of Thomas Edison's motion-picture production company.
  • Thomas Edison closes "America's First Movie Studio", the Edison's Black Maria.
  • Films released in 1901

  • Alfred Butterworth And Sons, Glebe Mills, Hollinwood, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • The Big Swallow, directed by James Williamson.
  • Bluebeard, directed by Georges Méliès.
  • A Busy Corner at Armour's, produced by William Nicholas Selig.
  • A Chinese Market, cinematography by Raymond Ackerman.
  • A Close Call, cinematography by Frederick S. Armitage.
  • The Countryman and the Cinematograph, directed by Robert W. Paul.
  • Cunard Vessel At Liverpool, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Dream and Reality, directed by Ferdinand Zecca.
  • Employees Leaving Alexandra Docks, Liverpool, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Excelsior! Prince Of Magicians, directed by Georges Méliès.
  • Fire!, directed by James Williamson.
  • The Gans-McGovern Fight, a documentary short starting by Joe Gans and Terry McGovern.
  • The Gordon Sisters Boxing.
  • History of a Crime, directed by Ferdinand Zecca.
  • Jamaica Street, Glasgow, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Kansas Saloon Smashers, directed by Edwin S. Porter.
  • Lord Roberts' Visit To Manchester, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • The Man with the Rubber Head, directed by Georges Melies.
  • Manchester Band Of Hope Procession, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Manchester Street Scene, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Morecambe Church Lads' Brigade at Drill, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • North Sea Fisheries, North Shields, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Panoramic View Of The Morecambe Sea Front, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Parkgate Iron And Steel Co., Rotherham, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Peeping Tom, directed by Ferdinand Zecca.
  • Pendlebury Colliery, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Pendlebury Spinning Co., produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • President McKinley Inauguration Footage (Taking the Oath), directed by G.W. Bitzer.
  • Preston Egg Rolling, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Race For The Muriatti Cup, Manchester, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Ride on the Tramcar through Belfast, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Royal Proclamation Of The Death Of Queen Victoria, Blackburn, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Scrooge, or, Marley's Ghost, directed by Walter R. Booth.
  • Sedgwick's Bioscope Show Front, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • A Sneaky Boer, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Star Theatre, directed by Frederick S. Armitage.
  • Stop Thief!, directed by James Williamson.
  • Torpedo Flotilla Visit To Manchester, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • Trapeze Disrobing Act, directed by Edwin S. Porter.
  • University Procession On Degree Day, Birmingham, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.
  • What Happened on Twenty-Third Street, directed by Edwin S. Porter.
  • Deaths

  • May 9 - Charles Chaplin, Sr., actor and father of Charlie Chaplin (b. 1863)
  • June 2 - James A. Herne, actor playwright. Some of his works such as Shore Acres adapted into silent films. also father of screenwriter Julie Herne and actress Chrystal Herne (b. 1839)
  • Debut

  • Anna Held
  • References

    1901 in film Wikipedia


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