Film Firsts (Part 1): History of the Motion Picture
Part 1 of Film Firsts from the circa 1960 television special "The History of the Motion Picture." Includes lots of historical finds from movie history.
Included are the first highway chase (1903); “cops and
robbers" theme (1902); Edison's experiment with talking
pictures (1913); realistic battles (1912) and authentic historical costuming; a 1909 propaganda film; domestic comedy (1904); the
first western (1903); first full-length feature (Cleopatra, 1912); science fiction (1902); and some of the earliest commercials.
Watch Part 2 at https://youtu.be/pRNqM-DQ2Ug