Guide to Motion Picture Catalogs

Series One: Producers and Sales Agents -- Active Before 1900

Reel No. 1

A. -- RAFF & GAMMON

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A-002    (The Kinetoscope Company) Directions for Setting Up and Operating the Edison Kinetoscope, 1894, 1 p [photocopy]: NR-GE.
A-003 (The Kinetoscope Company) Bulletin No. 1 (fragment), [December] 1894, 1 p [photocopy]: MH-BA.
A-004 (The Kinetoscope Company) Bulletin No. 2 (fragment), January 1895, 1 p [photocopy]: MH-BA.
A-005 Announcement . . . Price List of Films, [after late-June 1895], 4 pp [photocopy]: MH-BA.
A-009 The Vitascope, [March 1896], 14 pp [reprint facsimile]: [NjWOE, NNMOMA], DGU.
A-023 The Vitascope, Press Comments, [May 1896], 4 pp [photocopy]: ICFAR.
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B. -- MAGUIRE & BAUCUS, LIMITED
B-002    (Continental Commerce Company) Thomas A. Edison's Latest and Most Remarkable Invention: The Kinetoscope, 1894, 6 pp: NjWOE.
B-005 (Continental Commerce Company) Thos. A. Edison's Kinetoscope [1894], 4 pp: NjWOE.
B-008 (Continental Commerce Company) Thos. A. Edison's Kinetoscope: Edison's Masterpiece [1894], 4 pp: NjWOE.
B-011 Edison Films for Projecting Machines and Kinetoscopes, 20 January 1897, 8 pp: NN.
B-016 Preliminary Circular, Edison Perfected Projecting Kinetoscope, 16 February 1897, 2 pp: NN.
B-018 Edison "Projectoscope" or Projecting Kinetoscope, [1897], 4 pp: NN.
B-021 Catalogue: Edison and International Films, April 1897, 20 pp: NNMOMA.
B-032 (Fragment), [ca. summer 1897], 2 pp: NjWOE.
B-034 Lumière Films, Edison Films, International Films, Fall Catalogue 1897, 20 pp [photocopy]: [NjWOE]*.
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C. -- C. FRANCIS JENKINS
C-002    The Jenkins Phantascope, 26 April 1896, 18 pp: PPS, MdSuFR.
C-013 Life Motion Realism - The Phantascope, [July 1896], 18 pp: PPS.
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D. -- AUGUSTE & LOUIS LUMIÈRE
D-002    (Société Anonyme des Plaques et Papiers Photographiques) Description of the Cinematographe of August and Louis Lumière, 1897, 34 pp: CLAc, TxU-H.
D-020 Price List of Cinematographe-Lumière, [ca. 1898], 1 p [photocopy]: TxU-H.
D-021 (Société Anonyme des Plaques et Papiers Photographiques) Catalogue Général des Vues Cinématographiques Positives de la Collection Lumière, [ca. 1901], 48 pp: NNMOMA.
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E. -- THE INTERNATIONAL FILM COMPANY
E-002    International Photographic Films, [winter, 1897-98], 24 pp: NNMOMA.
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F. -- F. M. PRESCOTT
F-002    Latest Edison Films for Projecting Machines, [June 1897], 4 pp [photocopy): [DLC], NN.
F-005 Catalogue of New Films, [1899], 44 pp: NjBaFAR.
F-028 '99 Model Combined Cineograph and Stereopticon, [1899], 36 pp: NjBaFAR.
F-047 Supplement No. 3, New Films, 20 November 1899, 4 pp: NjBaFAR.
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Series Two: Producers -- Active after 1900

G. -- EDISON MANUFACTURING COMPANY
G-003    Edison Projecting Kinetoscope and Stereopticon Attachment, [1898], 12 pp: Hummel
G-013 Supplement No. 4, War Extra - Edison Films, May 1898, 12 pp: NjBaFAR.
G-020 Catalogue of Edison-Lalande Batteries, Edison Motors and Fans, Edison Projecting Kinetoscopes, Edison X-Ray Apparatus, Edison Cautery Transformers, Edison Electro-Medical Appliances, [1898], 68 pp: NjWOE.
G-057 No. 94, Edison Films, March 1900, Complete Catalogue, 48 pp [photocopy]: CLCM.
G-082 No. 105, Edison Films, July 1901, Complete Catalogue, 100 pp [photocopy]: [DLC], NjWOE.
G-132 No. 107, Instructions for Setting Up and Operating the Edison Projecting Kinetoscope, [1901], 19 pp [photocopy]: CLCM.
G-142 No. 135, Edison Films, September 1902, 150 pp [photocopy]: [DLC], NjWOE.
G-216 No. 142, Edison Films, May 1902, Pocket Edition, 50 pp: NjWOE.
G-242 No. 162, Edison Films, October 1902, Pocket Edition, 62 pp: NR-GE.
G-273 No. 166, The Edison Universal Projecting Kinetoscope, 1 January 1903, 32 pp: NR-GE, CLAc.
G-290 No. 168, Edison Films, February 1903, Supplement, 24 pp: NR-GE.
G-303 No. 175, Edison Films, May 1903, Supplement, 40 pp: NR-GE.
G-324 Edison Film, Uncle Tom's Cabin, [1903], 8 pp [photographs]: NR-GE.
G-332 No. 185, Edison Films, October 1903, Supplement, 24 pp: NR-GE.
G-344 No. 192, Edison Film, Jack and the Beanstalk, 4 pp: NR-GE.
G-347 No. 200, Edison Films, January 1904, Supplement, 16 pp: NNMOMA.
G-356 No. 201, Edison Film, The Great Train Robbery, [1903], 7 pp [photographs]: NR-GE.
G-363 No. 210, Edison Projecting Kinetoscopes, 2 May 1904, 40 pp: NNMOMA.
G-386 Circular Letter No. 1, 18 April 1904, 2 pp: NR-GE.
G-388 Circular Letter No. 2, 20 April 1904, 1 p: NR-GE.
G-389 Circular Letter No. 3, 23 April 1904, 1 p: NR-GE.
G-390 Circular Letter No. 4, 25 April 1904, 1 p: NR-GE.
G-391 Circular Letter No. 5, 15 May 1904, 1 p: NR-GE.
G-392 Circular Letter No. 6, 15 May 1904, 1 p: NR-GE.
G-393 Circular Letter No. 7, 15 May 1904, 1 p: NR-GE.
G-394 No. 222, Edison Films, September 1904, Supplement, 16 pp: NjWOE.
G-403 No. 225, Edison Films to July 1, 1904, 68 pp: NjWOE.
G-438 No. 267, Edison Film, Poor Algy, 5 October 1905, 4 pp: NjWOE.
G-441 No. 268, Edison Film, Watermelon Patch, 24 October 1905, 4 pp: NjWOE.
G-444 No. 269, Edison Film, The Miller's Daughter, 6 November 1905, 4 pp: NjWOE.
G-447 No. 270, Edison Film, Down on the Farm, 2 November 1905, 4 pp: NjWOE.
G-450 No. 272, Edison Film, Everybody Works But Father, 15 November 1905, 1 p: NjWOE, NNMOMA.
G-451 No. 273, Edison Film, The Train Wreckers, 27 November 1905, 4 pp: NNMOMA.
G-454 No. 276, Edison Film, Life of an American Policeman, 12 December 1905, 4 pp: NjWOE, NNMOMA.
G-457 No. 288, Edison Films, July 1906, 114 pp: NjWOE.
G-515 No. 312, Edison Projecting Kinetoscopes, 2 January 1907, 4 pp [photo copy]: NNMOMA.
G-518 No. 315, Edison Films, January 1907, Pocket Edition, 76 pp: NjWOE.
G-556 No. 328, Edison Film, A Race For Millions, [1907], 1 p: NjWOE.
G-557 No. 335, Edison Projecting Kinetoscopes, 15 February 1908, 48 pp: NjWOE.
G-580 No. 355, Edison Film, The Cowboy and the Schoolmarm, 1 April 1908, 1 p: NjWOE.
G-581 No. 358, Edison Film, Nero and the Burning of Rome, 20 April 1908, 1 p: NjWOE.
G-582 No. 370, Important Notice - Edison Projecting Kinetoscopes, 1 June 1908, 4 pp: NjWOE.
G-585 No. 380, Edison Kinetoscopes, 1 September 1908, 9 pp: NjWOE, NNMOMA.
G-592 No. 410, Edison Projecting Kinetoscopes, 1 December 1908, 50 pp: NjWOE.
G-618 No. 415, Edison Kinetoscopes - Portable Gas-making Outfit, 8 December 1908, 4 pp: NjWOE.
G-621 (Kinetograph Dept.) Film Catalogue, [1905-14], 41 pp: DLC.
G-683 "The Whole Story about Walk-Over Moving Pictures," October 1908, 11 pp: NjWOE.
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Reel No. 2

H. -- AMERICAN MUTOSCOPE & BIOGRAPH COMPANY
H-002    Picture Catalogue, November 1902, 251 pp: NNMOMA.
H-128 Film Catalogue, Supplement No. 1, April 1903, 30 pp [photocopy, missing pp 14-15]: [NNMOMA], Malkames.
H-142 Bulletin 33, The Escaped Lunatic, 10 October 1904, 1 p: NjWOE.
H-143 Bulletin 34, New English Subjects, 17 October 1904, 1 p: NjWOE.
H-144 Bulletin 36, The Lost Child, 26 October 1904, 1 p: NjWOE.
H-146 [Biograph Photo Catalog, Vol.1], No.'s 1-499, 125 pp: NNMOMA, CLCM.
H-201 [Biograph Photo Catalog, Vol.2], No.'s 500-1001, [missing No.'s 504-512 and 898-903 in both sets], 125 pp: NNMOMA, CLCM.
H-260 [Biograph Photo Catalog, Vol.3], No.'s 1002   -1502, 125 pp: NNMOMA, CLCM.
H-324 [Biograph Photo Catalog, Vol.4], No.'s 1503-2002   , 125 pp: NNMOMA, CLCM.
H-386 [Biograph Photo Catalog, Vol.5], No.'s 2003-2502, 125 pp: NNMOMA, CLCM.
H-448 [Biograph Photo Catalog, Vol.6), No.'s 2583-3002   , [missing No.'s 2859-2958], 105 pp [some duplicate and out of sequence pages]: CLCM.
H-554 [Biograph Photo Catalog], No.'s 3171-3174, 3231-3234, 3271-3274, 3 pp [loose sheets]: CLAc.
H-557 The Mutoscope, [1897], 18 pp [photocopy]: CLCM.
H-566 The Mutoscope: A Money Maker, [November 1898], 8 pp [photocopy]: CLCM.
H-574 Commercial Features of the Mutoscope, [ca. 1898], 4 pp [photocopy]: CLAc.
H-578 (The International Mutoscope Syndicate) The Age of Movement, 1901, 44 pp: CLAc.
H-601 Directions for Operating and List of Parts, Type E Mutoscope, [ca. 1905], 8 pp: CLCM.
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I. -- THE SELIG POLYSCOPE COMPANY
I-005    July Supplement of New Films, July 1902, 8 pp: PWbH.
I-010 Special Supplement of Colorado Films, November 1902, 24 pp: PWbH.
I-023 February Supplement of New Films, 2 February 1903, 16 pp: PWbH.
I-032 1903 Complete Catalogue of Films and Moving Picture Machines, 52 pp: PWbH, CLAc.
I-058 Films of the Passion Play, 8 pp: CLAc, CLCM, DGU.
I-063 Naval Battles Between the Russian and Japanese Fleets at Port Arthur and Chemulpo, [1904], 4 pp: CLAc.
I-066 Tracked by Bloodhounds, [1904], 2 pp [photocopy]: CLCM.
I-068 The Serenade, [ca. 1904], 2 pp [photocopy]: CLCM.
I-070 The Hold-up of the Leadville Stage, [1905], 8 pp [photocopy]: CLCM.
I-075 The New Bullfight, [1905], 2 pp: CLAc.
I-077 Supplement No. 15, Special Series of the Columbia River, [1905], 6 pp: CLAc.
I-081 No. 17, Tracked by Bloodhounds, 8 pp: CLAc.
I-085 Samoa and the Fiji Islands, [1905], 8 pp: CLAc.
I-091 Special Roosevelt Circular, [March 1905], 2 pp: CLAc.
I-093 The Gay Deceiver, [ca. 1906], 2 pp: CLAc.
I-095 No. 44, Hale's Tours Films, August 1906, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-098 No. 47, The Female Highwayman, November 1906, 6 pp: CLAc.
I-101 No. 49, The Tramp Dog, December 1906, 6 pp: CLAc, CLCM.
I-104 No. 52, The Girl From Montana, March 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-107 No. 56, The Masher, June 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-112 No. 57, Western Justice, June 1907, 4 pp: CLAc, CLCM.
I-115 No. 58, The Bookworm, July 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-118 No. 59, Matinee Idol, July 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-121 No. 60, The Onion Fiend, July 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-124 No. 62, All's Well That Ends Well, August 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-127 No. 64, A Life for a Life, September 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-130 No. 66/67, The Girl and the Judge/Motoring Under Difficulties, October 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-133 No. 68, A Southern Romance, October 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-135 No. 69, What A Pipe Did, November 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-138 No. 70, Wooing and Wedding a Coon, November 1907, 4 pp: CLAc, CLCM.
I-141 No. 71, The Tin Wedding, November 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-144 No. 72, Mike, the Model, November 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-147 No. 74, The Eviction, December 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-150 No. 75, The Two Orphans, December 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-153 No. 76, The Four Footed Hero, December 1907, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-156 1907 Catalogue of The Selig Polyscope and Library of Selig Films, 1907, 144 pp: CLAc.
I-230 No. 77/78, The Financial Scare/The Newly-Wed's First Meal, January 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-233 No. 79, The Irish Blacksmith, January 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-236 No. 82, Monte Cristo, January 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-239 No. 83/84, Just His Luck/A Leap Year Proposal, February 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-242 No. 88, The French Spy, March 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-245 No. 90/91, Friday the l3th/Swash-Buckler, 19 March 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-248 No. 94, Mishaps of a Bashful Man, 9 April 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-251 No. 96, The Holy City, 23 April 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-254 No. 97, Rip Van Winkle, 30 April 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-257 No. 98, The Blue Bonnet, 7 May 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-260 No. 99/100, Troubles of a New Drug Clerk/Summer Boarders Taken In 14 May 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-263 No. 101, The Shadow of the Law, 21 May 1908, 6 pp: CLAc.
I-266 No. 102/103, In the Nick of Time/Not Yet But Soon, 28 May 1908, 4 pp; CLAc.
I-269 No. 102/103, In the Nick of Time/Not Yet But Soon, May 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-272 No. 104, East Lynne, 4 June 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-275 No. 105, The Hidden Hand, 11 June 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-278 No. 106, The Fighting Parson/The Multnomah Falls, 18 June 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-281 No. 107, Damon and Pythias, June 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-284 No. 108, The Spirit of "76," 2 July 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-287 No. 109, An Indian's Gratitude, 9 July 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-290 No. 110, A Tale of Two Cities/The Only Way, 16 July 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-293 No. 111, Bobby White in Wonderland/Weary Waggles' Busy Day, 23 July 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-296 No. 112, The Road to Ruin, 30 July 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-299 No. 113, The Cowboy's Baby, 6 August 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-302 No. 115, The Lion's Bride/A Hindoo's Ring, 13 August 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-305 No. 117, Romance of the Old Mill/A Pair of Kids, 27 August 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-308 No. 118, The Power of Labor, 3 September 1908, 6 pp: CLAc.
I-311 No. 119, The Cattle Rustlers, 10 September 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-314 No. 120, Crazed by Jealousy, 17 September 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-317 No. 121, A Great Wrong Righted/A Magical Tramp, 24 September 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-320 No. 122, A Daughter of Erin, 1 October 1908, 6 pp: CLAc.
I-323 No. 123, The Ranchman's Love, 8 October 1908, 6 pp: CLAc.
I-326 No. 124, One of the Bravest, 15 October 1908, 6 pp: CLAc.
I-329 No. 125, The Fisherman's Rival, 22 October 1908, 6 pp: CLAc.
I-332 No. 126, Lights and Shadows of Chinatown, 29 October 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-335 No. 127, The Actor's Child, 5 November 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-338 No. 128, A Mountain Feud, 12 November 1908, 6 pp: CLAc.
I-341 No. 129, A Hidden Treasure, 19 November 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-344 No. 130, On Thanksgiving Day, 26 November 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-347 No. 131, A Dual Life/The Football Fiend, 3 December 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-350 No. 132, The Queen of the Arena, 10 December 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-353 No. 133, A Montana Schoolmarm, 17 December 1908, 6 pp: CLAc.
I-356 No. 134, The Duke's Motto, 24 December 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
I-359 No. 135, In the Shenandoah Valley, 31 December 1908, 4 pp: CLAc.
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