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The Lost World – 1925

This is a silent movie based on a serialized novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle of Sherlock Holmes fame.  It is famous for being one of the earliest feature length films to use stop-motion animation to bring fantastic creatures (dinosaurs) to life. As a teenager, I read the original novel and loved it.  The […]

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A Trip to the Moon – 1902

This short film from 1902 is quite famous and I’m sure I’ve seen parts of it before.  The scene of the space capsule hitting the man-in-the-moon in the eye is particularly well known.  in 1902, Teddy Roosevelt was president, Ford Motor Company did not yet exist and reliable airplanes were still several years away.  Radio and […]

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