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Egyptian Fakir with Dancing Monkey (1903)

This short film from Edison is a good example of the use of cinema to bring exotic locations and sights to the eyes of people who had limited opportunities for travel. 357 more words


Born On This Day

1903 – Delyle Batchelor was born in Castle Gate, Carbon, Utah, United States to John Edward Batchelor and Olive Biddlecome

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Life of an American Fireman (1903)

This is a famous early movie by Edwin S. Porter, released earlier in the same year as “The Great Train Robbery.” It is one of the best-known examples of early… 929 more words


Electrocuting an Elephant (1903)

This short actuality from Edison is a fairly unpleasant film, which will upset some viewers. Fair warning: it does depict the actual death of an animal. 524 more words


The First Ever Film Version Of ‘Alice In Wonderland’ Was Made In 1903 And It's Absolutely Enchanting.

Since its publication in 1865, Lewis Carroll’s classic novel Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland has been unfaltering in its popularity.

Considered to be one of the best examples of the literary nonsense genre, the book has inspired well over 30 cinema and television adaptations. 34 more words


Thursday Doors - United Reformed Church, Nuneaton

My Thursday Door this week comes from a small Midlands town called Nuneaton. It’s a town I’ve been to many times – it has an excellent market and, when I was a child, Saturdays usually included a visit there. 301 more words

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