1896 in film

The following is an overview of the events of 1896 in film, including a list of films released and notable births.

List of years in film (table)


Ad for Vitascope Hall, New Orleans, offering "an entirely new series of pictures".
The first kiss ever on film is in 1896 involving the great Canadian star May Irwin and John C. Rice.

Films released in 1896



External links


  1. "Birt Acres". EarlyCinema.com. Archived from the original on 12 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-15.
  2. Mast, Gerald; Kawin, Bruce F. (2007). "Birth". In Costanzo, William (ed). A Short History of the Movies (abridged 9th ed.). Pearson Education, Inc. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
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