The Story of Film: An Odyssey

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"The Story of Film: An Odyssey, a 15-part series written and directed by award-winning film-maker Mark Cousins, is the story of international cinema told through the history of cinematic innovation.
The series provides a worldwide guided tour of the greatest movies ever made; an epic tale that starts in nickelodeons and ends as a multi-billion-dollar globalised digital industry."

Note: "Motion Capture Mirrors Emotion (2009) dir. Jorge Ribas," a documentary about the making of Avatar, is missing because it does not appear to have an imdb page.

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    Traffic Crossing Leeds Bridge

    1888, in 1 top list Check
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    Annabelle Serpentine Dance

    1895, in 2 top lists Check
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    La sortie des usines Lumière

    1895 — a.k.a. Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory, in 9 top lists Check
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    Sandow

    1896, in 2 top lists Check
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    L'arrivée d'un train à La Ciotat

    1896 — a.k.a. The Arrival of a Train, in 11 top lists Check
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    The Kiss

    1896 — a.k.a. The May Irwin Kiss, in 4 top lists Check
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    The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight

    1897, in 2 top lists Check
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    La lune à un mètre

    1898 — a.k.a. A Trip to the Moon, in 1 top list Check
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    Cendrillon

    1899 — a.k.a. Cinderella, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Kiss in the Tunnel

    1899, in 1 top list Check
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    What Happened on Twenty-third Street, New York...

    1901, in 1 top list Check
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    Life of an American Fireman

    1903, in 4 top lists Check
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    The Great Train Robbery

    1903, in 11 top lists Check
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    The Sick Kitten

    1903, in 1 top list Check
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    The Story of the Kelly Gang

    1906, in 3 top lists Check
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    L'assassinat du duc de Guise

    1908 — a.k.a. The Assassination of the Duke de Guise, in 1 top list Check
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    Rescued from an Eagle's Nest

    1908, in 1 top list Check
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    The Mended Lute

    1909, in 1 top list Check
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    Those Awful Hats

    1909, in 1 top list Check
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    Afgrunden

    1910 — a.k.a. The Woman Always Pays, in 2 top lists Check
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    The House with Closed Shutters

    1910, in 1 top list Check
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    Falling Leaves

    1912, in 1 top list Check
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    Ingeborg Holm

    1913 — a.k.a. Margaret Day, in 6 top lists Check
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    Die Katastrophe der Titanic

    1912, in 1 top list Check
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    Raja Harishchandra

    1913 — a.k.a. Harischandra, in 3 top lists Check
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    Suspense

    1913, in 1 top list Check
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    Cabiria

    1914, in 10 top lists Check
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    Gertie the Dinosaur

    1914 — a.k.a. Gertie the Trained Dinosaur, in 5 top lists Check
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    Det hemmelighedsfulde X

    1914 — a.k.a. The Mysterious X, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Squaw Man

    1914 — a.k.a. The White Man, in 1 top list Check
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    Posle smerti

    1915 — a.k.a. After Death, in 4 top lists Check
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    Robert und Bertram, die lustigen Vagabunden

    1915 — a.k.a. Robert and Beltran, in 1 top list Check
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    The Birth of a Nation

    1915, in 21 top lists Check
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    Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    1916, in 23 top lists Check
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    Luke's Movie Muddle

    1916 — a.k.a. Director of the Cinema, in 1 top list Check
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    Blind Husbands

    1919, in 5 top lists Check
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    Die Austernprinzessin

    1919 — a.k.a. The Oyster Princess, in 8 top lists Check
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    Præsidenten

    1919 — a.k.a. The President, in 1 top list Check
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    Haunted Spooks

    1920, in 1 top list Check
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    One Week

    1920, in 10 top lists Check
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    Das Cabinet Des Dr. Caligari.

    1920 — a.k.a. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, in 26 top lists Check
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    Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam

    1920 — a.k.a. The Golem, in 7 top lists Check
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    Way Down East

    1920, in 7 top lists Check
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    Never Weaken

    1921, in 1 top list Check
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    Opus I

    1921, in 3 top lists Check
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    Orphans of the Storm

    1921, in 7 top lists Check
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    Rojô no reikion

    1921 — a.k.a. Souls on the Road, in 1 top list Check
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    The Kid

    1921, in 14 top lists Check
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    Die Bergkatze

    1921 — a.k.a. The Wildcat, in 4 top lists Check
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    Körkarlen

    1921 — a.k.a. The Phantom Carriage, in 13 top lists Check