With Pathé Frères (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Perils of Pauline (1914)

Passed | 199 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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Young Pauline is left a lot of money when her wealthy uncle dies. However, her uncle's secretary has been named as her guardian until she marries, at which time she will officially take ... See full summary »

Directors: Louis J. Gasnier, Donald MacKenzie | Stars: Pearl White, Crane Wilbur, Paul Panzer, Edward José

Votes: 927

2. Excursion to the Moon (1908)

Not Rated | 7 min | Sci-Fi, Short

5.5
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Georges Melies' best-known film, A Trip to the Moon, is inspired by Jules Verne's "From the Earth to the Moon" and H.G. Wells' "First Men on the Moon". In 1908, Segundo de Chomon made An ... See full summary »

Director: Segundo de Chomón

Votes: 281

3. The Passion Play (1903)

44 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.5
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The story of Jesus Christ from the proclamation of his Nativity to his crucifixion. Impressive scenes and dynamism of the actors prelude to the Italian colossal movies of the silent period.

Directors: Lucien Nonguet, Ferdinand Zecca | Stars: Madame Moreau, Monsieur Moreau

Votes: 391

4. The Dancing Pig (1907)

Not Rated | 4 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

6.3
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A humongous and obese anthropomorphic swine dressed like a fine gentleman in a fancy dinner attire tries to make a pass at a solitary lady having a picnic.

Votes: 784

5. The Red Spectre (1907)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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A demonic magician attempts to perform his act in a strange grotto, but is confronted by a Good Spirit who opposes him.

Directors: Segundo de Chomón, Ferdinand Zecca | Star: Julienne Mathieu

Votes: 830

6. The House of Ghosts (1906)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

6.9
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Three friends go on a trip and decided to rest at an abandoned house. Everything seems pretty normal until really weird things start to happen.

Director: Segundo de Chomón

Votes: 782

7. Germinal; or, The Toll of Labor (1913)

150 min | Drama

6.8
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The mechanic Etienne Lantier is a competent workman out of a job, whose tempestuous disposition is more than atoned for by a good heart. With bundle in hand he looks for work from town to ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Mévisto, Jean Jacquinet, Henry Krauss, Sylvie

Votes: 89

8. The Assassination of the Duke de Guise (1908)

15 min | Short, History, Drama

5.5
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France, at the end of the sixteenth century. Henry III decided to eliminate his rival, the Duke of Guise, and, therefore, calls him in the castle of Blois. The mistress of the duke, warned ... See full summary »

Directors: André Calmettes, Charles Le Bargy | Stars: Charles Le Bargy, Albert Lambert, Gabrielle Robinne, Berthe Bovy

Votes: 528

9. A Panicky Picnic (1909)

Animation, Short, Comedy

6.5
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On a fine winter morning, an aristocratic couple of city dwellers decide to have a picnic in the great outdoors, however, everything seems to go wrong, all at once.

Director: Segundo de Chomón

Votes: 167

10. A Trip to Jupiter (1909)

8 min | Short, Sci-Fi

6.2
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In a medieval palace, an astronomer with a telescope shows the king.

Director: Segundo de Chomón

Votes: 165

11. A Poor Man's Romance (1908)

Short, Drama

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A poor man's little daughter on her way to school is knocked down by an automobile and is carried home to her father, still unconscious. The poor man, although stricken with grief, is ... See full summary »

Director: Lucien Nonguet | Star: Georges Monca

12. The Electric Hotel (1908)

8 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

6.6
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An enthusiastic young couple is astounded with modern technology's giant leaps in the fascinating field of electricity.

Director: Segundo de Chomón | Stars: Segundo de Chomón, Julienne Mathieu

Votes: 806

13. The Invisible Thief (1909)

6 min | Short, Crime, Fantasy

6.3
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A man buys the novel The Invisible Man by "G.H. Wells" at a bookshop, and in it finds the recipe for Wells' invisibility potion. Then the opportunity makes the thief.

Directors: Segundo de Chomón, Ferdinand Zecca

Votes: 141

14. A Militant Suffragette (1913)

60 min | Comedy

5.5
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Nelly's mother is a suffragette and persuades her daughter to join the good cause. Placing a bomb under Lord William's chair love develops between the two.

Director: Urban Gad | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Max Landa, Charly Berger, Fred Immler

Votes: 46

15. History of a Crime (1901)

5 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A burglar is arrested for a murder. He is condemned to death. Before his execution the murderer dreams of his past, of how he was a bank clerk, then turned to crime. The criminal is then ... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinand Zecca | Stars: Jean Liézer, Bretteau, Ferdinand Zecca

Votes: 548

16. Loie Fuller (1902)

2 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
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A simple serpentine dance by Fuller.

Director: Segundo de Chomón | Star: Loie Fuller

Votes: 118

17. The Life of Napoleon (1903)

Short, Biography

6.8
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The Coronation. The battle of Austerlitz. Soldier sleeping during watch. The burning of Moscow. Waterloo. The Emperor's death.

Director: Lucien Nonguet

Votes: 5

18. The Dreyfus Affair (1908)

Short, Biography

5.4
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In this interesting picture we are given a vivid idea of the principal incidents connected with the Dreyfus case, which caused such a stir in military circles in the year of 1894. Alfred ... See full summary »

Directors: Lucien Nonguet, Ferdinand Zecca

Votes: 5

19. The Return of Ulysses (1909)

Adventure, Short

5.4
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Ulysses is a legendary Greek hero, who, when the expedition against Troy was resolved upon, enlisted and devoted himself to the cause, which eventually proved a failure. When Troy has ... See full summary »

Directors: André Calmettes, Charles Le Bargy | Stars: Paul Mounet, Madame Bartet, Albert Lambert, Delaunay

Votes: 32

20. Madame's Cravings (1907)

4 min | Comedy, Short

5.6
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A heavily pregnant woman has a series of irrepressible cravings while walking with her family.

Director: Alice Guy

Votes: 172

21. What Is Seen Through a Keyhole (1901)

2 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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A hotel porter tries in his spare time to find out the secrets of the guests in looking through the keyholes of the different rooms. He must see very funny things, judging from his facial expressions.

Director: Ferdinand Zecca

Votes: 411

22. The Golden Beetle (1907)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Fantasy

6.5
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A sorcerer tosses an iridescent little beetle into a flaming ceremonial cauldron, and much to his amazement, a six-winged fairy in the body of a beautiful young woman emerges. Is his sorcery potent enough to tame her?

Director: Segundo de Chomón

Votes: 737

23. A Narrow Escape (1908)

Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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Two criminals lure a doctor away from his home with a phony note about a child's illness. After the doctor rushes off, the criminals break into his house and menace his wife and child. By ... See full summary »

Votes: 275

24. Ambulance Dogs (1908)

Short, Drama

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This picture will be of great interest to dog fanciers, for it shows the noble beast performing great service for the Red Cross Society on the battlefield. In the first picture we see a lot... See full summary »

Director: Georges Hatot

25. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1911)

36 min | Short, Drama

5.5
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Esmeralda, a beautiful gypsy street dancer, arouses the desire of men, especially of Claude Frollo, the archdeacon of Notre Dame. The latter asks Quasimodo, the deaf and deformed ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Henry Krauss, Stacia Napierkowska, René Alexandre, Claude Garry

Votes: 32

26. Max and the Statue (1912)

10 min | Short, Comedy

5.9
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Max, arrayed in the disguise of a knight in armour, is preparing to attend the opera ball, where he is to meet a fair admirer, disguised in a blue domino. The knight appears in the midst of... See full summary »

Director: Max Linder | Star: Max Linder

Votes: 58

27. The Stain (1914)

Drama

6.1
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Stevens, the bank clerk, is ambitious. His great desire is to become a lawyer. He stays at the bank at night to study, but is unable to take a course at college owing to his poverty. He ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Powell | Stars: Edward José, Thurlow Bergen, Virginia Pearson, Eleanor Woodruff

Votes: 15

28. Rubber Heels (1908)

Comedy, Short

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Director: Georges Monca | Star: André Deed

29. The Pearl Fisher (1907)

12 min | Short, Fantasy

6.0
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Captivated by a vision of beckoning women, a man dives into the ocean, and soon finds himself walking on the ocean floor. After encountering numerous sea creatures, he comes to a giant ... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinand Zecca

Votes: 79

30. Aladdin and His Wonder Lamp (1906)

12 min | Short, Fantasy

6.5
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The legend of Aladdin and his magic lamp: Aladdin finds a magic lamp which brings him wealth, luxury, and marriage to a princess. But his rival, an evil magician, steals the lamp for ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Georges Vinter, Paul Capellani, Liane de Pougy, André Deed

Votes: 339

31. The Hapless Hubby (1908)

Short, Comedy

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An old man is making preparations to go on a journey, and his beautiful wife is assisting and hurrying him out of the way, for she is expecting her lover. As the old fellow steps out of the... See full summary »

Stars: André Deed, Aurelio Sidney

32. Kiri-Kis (1907)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Family

6.8
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A family troupe of acrobats, made up to appear Japanese, perform various unbelievable stunts in front of the camera, achieved through a trick of the camera.

Director: Segundo de Chomón

Votes: 429

33. The Mystery of Lonely Gulch (1910)

Short, Thriller, Western

3.6
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In the bar-room of Lonely Gulch an actor is entertaining the cowboys by showing them various impersonations, when the mail arrives, and he receives a letter from his sweetheart to the ... See full summary »

Director: Theodore Wharton | Star: George Larkin

Votes: 10

34. The Black Princess (1908)

Drama, Short

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A black man of royal blood falls in love with the daughter of the general in command of his native country, goes to the high official and asks for her hand, feeling sure that his royal ... See full summary »

Director: René Leprince

35. Smiles and Tears (1902)

Short, Comedy

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A comical looking man facing the audience and reading a letter, evidently from his wife, who is on a visit to her mother. Judging from his smiling countenance, she has started the letter ... See full summary »

Star: Henri Plessis

36. Lucretia Borgia (1912)

Drama

4.6
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About the daughter of the Borgia, a noble medieval house. From her numerous and unhappy weddings, to the forced monacation, to the will of her family.

Directors: Mario Caserini, Gerolamo Lo Savio | Stars: Francesca Bertini, Maria Caserini, Maria Jacobini, Vittoria Lepanto

Votes: 14

37. Philemon and Baucis (1911)

Short, Drama

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When they ask for a place to sleep for the night, Jupiter and Mercury, who travel disguised as mortals, are rejected by all except Philemon and Baucis, a poor pious couple. To punish the ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Denola | Stars: Romuald Joubé, Jeanne Delvair, René Alexandre, Acheray

38. The Policemen's Little Run (1907)

6 min | Comedy, Short

6.3
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A policeman spots a dog stealing a piece of meat from a butcher's shop, and gives chase. Soon several more policemen have joined the pursuit. But the chase does not turn out as the policemen expect.

Director: Ferdinand Zecca

Votes: 549

39. A Victim of His Honesty (1908)

Short, Drama

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We see an unfortunate outcast begging of the passerby on the meet. Soon hungry and weary, he falls asleep on a bench, but is not allowed to slumber long, for a policeman comes up and orders... See full summary »

Director: Lucien Nonguet | Stars: Madame Nonguet, Georges Monca

40. Queen Margaret (1914)

Drama, History

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In 1572, young queen Marguerite de Valois is driven by her mother Catherine de Médicis to marry Henri de Navarre, a Protestant leader, so as to appease the tensions between Catholics and ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Desfontaines | Stars: Léontine Massart, Pierre Magnier, Rolla Norman, Henri Desfontaines

41. Drink (1908)

36 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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Part One: The opening scene shows the interior of the squalid little home, where Gervaise has waited all night for Lantier's return, but when the latter enters the place, he casts the ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Alexandre Arquillière, Jacques Grétillat, Jacques Varennes, Gabrielle Réjane

Votes: 70

42. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1902)

9 min | Adventure, Short

6.2
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An early adaptation of the Ali Baba tale.

Director: Ferdinand Zecca

Votes: 279

43. Max and His Mother-in-Law (1911)

27 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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Max and his young bride attempt to enjoy an Alpine honeymoon, despite the presence of her mother.

Directors: Max Linder, Lucien Nonguet | Stars: Max Linder, Léon Belières, Charles de Rochefort, Saturnin Fabre

Votes: 108

44. Haunted Castle (1908)

Short, Drama, Horror

5.8
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Having lost their way, two noblemen are seen resting under the ruins of an old castle, when all of a sudden among the crumbling walls an old witch appears, who on looking in their direction... See full summary »

Director: Segundo de Chomón

Votes: 16

45. Life and Passion of Christ (1907)

Not Rated | 45 min | Short, Drama

6.5
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Depicting well-known incidents in the life of Jesus Christ, this milestone of early cinema won world fame, huge audiences and a screen life of decades when most secular films of the time measured their commercial life in weeks.

Director: Ferdinand Zecca

Votes: 23

47. The Runaway Horse (1908)

Not Rated | 7 min | Short, Action, Comedy

6.2
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A laundry man parks his horse-drawn cart to make a delivery. While he is inside, his horse sees a bag of oats and starts to eat them. By the time the man comes back outside, the horse has ... See full summary »

Director: Louis J. Gasnier

Votes: 350

48. Max Sets the Style (1914)

Short, Comedy

5.9
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His election as a Chevalier is celebrated by a gay party, not wisely but too well, and Max, at the close of the conviviality, has an extremely awkward interview with the waiter and others.

Director: Max Linder | Star: Max Linder

Votes: 67

49. A Funny Shave (1906)

2 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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A man tries to shave, but his mirror keeps playing tricks on him.

Director: Segundo de Chomón

Votes: 409

50. Zoological Garden (1905)

Documentary, Short

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