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Links for Action Movie History

January 24, 2020

Chinese Laundry Scene (1894 Directed by William K.L. Dickson, William Heise)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09kjGF5jmCs

Japanese Sword Fencing (1897 ‘Escrime au sabre japonais’ Directed by Constant Girel)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9WWCzymcMo

Explosion of a Motor Car (1900 Directed by Cecil M. Hepworth)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNllVz6mKZ4

The Fat and Lean Wrestling Match (1900 ‘Nouvelles luttes extravagantes’ Directed by Georges Méliès)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6GtYNEdYfQ&t=4s

Attack on a China Mission (1900 Directed by James Williamson)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TBYmqlaYLk&t=5s

The Great Train Robbery 1903 Directed by Edwin S. Porter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XVOisZVB_I

The Dude and the Burglars (1903 Directed by Wallace McCutcheon)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhatcfrLUs0

Catch-As-Catch-Can Wrestling Bout (1903)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIGCTyUchaY

New York Subway 1905 Directed by Billy Bitzer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J10-aYVG6HY

An Adventurous Automobile Trip (1905 ‘Le Raid Paris-Monte Carlo en deux heures’ Directed by Georges Méliès)

https://youtu.be/fay1LN4huC0?t=414

The Train Wreckers (1905 Directed by Edwin S. Porter)

https://youtu.be/AD_X05ihoYc?t=491

The Polite Lunatic (1905 Directed by James Williamson)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yNmxIC09bc

Police Chasing Scorching Auto (1905 Directed by Wallace McCutcheon, Edwin S. Porter)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgGNcim4h8U

The Unfortunate Policeman (1905 Directed by Robert W. Paul)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-KvMKhoyjA

An Eccentric Burglary (1905 Directed by Frank S. Mottershaw)

http://www.yorkshirefilmarchive.com/film/eccentric-burglary

Flying the Foam and Some Fancy Diving (1906 Directed by James Williamson)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4GxTieXjrs

The Black Hand 1906 Directed by Wallace McCutcheon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpAaYf54Xco

The Policemen’s Little Run (1907 ‘La Course des sergents de ville’ Directed by Ferdinand Zecca)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m53jnZQP32g

The Pumpkin Race (1907 ‘La course aux potirons’ Directed by Louis Feuillade, Romeo Bosetti)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUIRiw3D6MQ

The Race for the Sausage (1907 ‘Course à la saucisse’ Directed by Alice Guy)

https://youtu.be/AzZlh0N3cOg

Terrorists in Russia (1907 ‘Les terroristes en Russie’ Directed by Louis Feuillade)

Car explosion:

https://youtu.be/0m4jFv4TyEY?t=362

The Airship Destroyer 1909 Directed by Walter R. Booth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kduzyasEWTQ

Boxing Fever (1909 Directed by A. E. Coleby)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tv53rtNXyXM

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