Film history

  • Arrival of a Train

    Arrival of a Train
    This 50-second silent film shows the entry of a train pulled by a steam locomotive into a train station of the French coastal town of La Ciotat.
  • The Toll of the Sea

    The Toll of the Sea
    The two prints, made on film stock half the thickness of regular film, were then cemented together back to back to create a projection print. The Toll of the Sea
  • The Jazz Singer

    The Jazz Singer
    The first feature film originally presented as a talkie was The Jazz Singer