1901 Movie Trailers

Watch official trailers for movies released in 1901.

Most Popular 1901 Trailers

Total trailers found: 195

The Man with the Rubber Head Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

A chemist in his laboratory places upon a table his own head, alive; then fixing upon his head a rubber tube with a pair of bellows, he begins to blow with all his might.

Fire! Trailer (1901)

15 October 1901

Firefighters ring for help, and here comes the ladder cart; they hitch a horse to it. A second horse-drawn truck joins the first, and they head down the street to a house fire.

The Big Swallow Trailer (1901)

15 October 1901

A man, objecting to being filmed, comes closer and closer to the camera lens until his mouth is all we see.

History of a Crime Trailer (1901)

30 April 1901

A convicted criminal dreams about his past the night before his execution.

The Artist's Dilemma Trailer (1901)

14 December 1901

The scene opens in an artist's studio, the artist asleep in his chair. A large old fashioned clock opens and a young lady comes out and awaking the artist, requests him to paint her picture.

Execution of Czolgosz with Panorama of Auburn Prison Trailer (1901)

16 November 1901

This early docudrama shows Auburn Prison and recreates the electrocution of Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of President McKinley of the United States.

The Gigantic Devil Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

At the beginning of the scene Romeo in his gondola sings to Juliet a sentimental song, then goes away.

My First Gang Bang #5 Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901


Excelsior! Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

A magician does tricks with the aid of his assistant, the Human Pump.

Ride on the Tramcar Through Belfast Trailer (1901)

04 May 1901

Ride on the Tramcar Through Belfast

Trapeze Disrobing Act Trailer (1901)

11 November 1901

The stage of a vaudeville theatre. A lady in evening costume is performing on a trapeze. Two Rubes are seated in a box.

The Brahmin and the Butterfly Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

A man attempts to engender a transformation of a giant worm into a butterfly.

Nice: Sa Majesté Carnaval et le char des Limonadiers Trailer (1901)

28 February 1901

Elaborate floats and costumes parading the streets of Nice.

The Ghost Train Trailer (1901)

21 January 1901

Special effects film with a train double exposed on the negative, creating a ghostly image.

An Over-Incubated Baby Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

An up to date idea and a great picture. The professor sits in his laboratory with his newly invented baby incubator.

What Is Seen Through a Keyhole Trailer (1901)

01 August 1901

As a janitor is cleaning a hotel, he decides to peek through the keyholes to observe some of the guests in their rooms.

Race for the Muratti Cup at Manchester Wheelers’ Annual Race Meet Trailer (1901)

09 August 1901

Action from a cycle-race meet.

Parkgate Iron and Steel Co., Rotherham Trailer (1901)

04 May 1901

Parkgate Iron and Steel Co., Rotherham

Bluebeard Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

A young woman becomes the eighth wife of the wealthy Bluebeard, whose first seven wives have died under mysterious circumstances.

Stop Thief! Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

A lad from a butcher shop is carrying a tray laden with a roast or a leg of lamb. A hobo grabs it and runs.

The Illusionist Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

On the theater stage, a magician makes appear and disappear his partners

Cunard Mail Steamer Lucania Leaving for America Trailer (1901)

02 January 1901

Early footage of the Lucania passenger liner.

The Martyred Presidents Trailer (1901)

19 October 1901

This film is difficult to classify. It opens on a scene showing a mourner with bowed head sitting in front of what appears to be a tombstone.

The Old Maid in the Horsecar Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

A female impersonator giggles and flirts. By the following decade, many female impersonators would be shown doing their acts on the stage and in the movies; the Eltinge Theater on 42nd Street in New York is named for Julian Eltinge, the most famous of them.

Cirque de Gavarnie : caravane Trailer (1901)

25 March 1901

Excursions in the mountains of a group of riders.

Pan-American Exposition by Night Trailer (1901)

18 October 1901

A great feature of the Pan-American Exposition, as unanimously conceded by all visitors, was the electric illumination of the Exposition grounds at night.

What Is Home Without the Boarder Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

A trio of prankish boarders wreak havoc on their landlady and an intervening policeman.

Spanish Dancers at the Pan-American Exposition Trailer (1901)

21 October 1901

The picture was taken in the Gypsy tent at the Pan-American Exposition and shows ten beautiful Gypsy girls executing the famous Gypsy dance that created such a furore at the Exposition.

Panorama of Ealing from a Moving Train Trailer (1901)

03 June 1901

A camera sits on top of a moving train, providing a panoramic view of Ealing as the train moves.

Trafalgar Day in Liverpool Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

Nearly a century after Nelson's famous victory, the British were still celebrating his achievements and by extension the British Navy, which had secured the Empire ever since.

Esquimaux Village Trailer (1901)

21 July 1901

“One of the principal features at the Pan-American Exposition is the Alaskan or Esquimaux Village. In this most interesting exhibit, scenes are enacted just as they take place in the far away frozen North.

Dream and Reality Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

A well-dressed middle-aged man is enjoying a drink at a table with a pretty young woman. He flirts with her, and she seems not to mind his attentions.

Duke of York at Montreal and Quebec Trailer (1901)

21 October 1901

The title pretty much tells you all you need to know about this Edison short running just under four minutes.

University Procession on Degree Day, Birmingham Trailer (1901)

05 May 1901

University Procession on Degree Day, Birmingham

A Perilous Proceeding Trailer (1901)

30 September 1901

At a building being constructed at Broadway and 13th Street in Manhattan, a boom or crane from which a platform is suspended on a cable first pulls the platform up, then swings it out from the top floor where it's been resting, and then gradually lowers it seven-plus stories to the ground below.

The Old Maid Having Her Picture Taken Trailer (1901)

09 March 1901

An old maid is walking about the studio while the photographer is getting his camera ready. She first looks at a hanger, which immediately falls from the wall, not being able to stand her gaze.

Panorama de la ligne de Cauterets, III. Le tunnel Trailer (1901)

02 January 1901

Panorama of a mountainside railroad and tunnel.

President McKinley Inauguration Trailer (1901)

05 March 1901

President McKinley Inauguration

The Derby 1901 Trailer (1901)

02 January 1901

Directed by Robert W. Paul.

Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race 1901 Trailer (1901)

02 January 1901

Directed by Robert W. Paul.

Leaping Dogs at Gentry's Circus Trailer (1901)

03 December 1901

In the center of the ring the trainer forms a pile of baskets many feet in height. Greyhounds leap in rapid succession, forming a graceful arch and landing on the ground as lightly as so many feathers.

The Deonzo Brothers Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

The famous acrobats in the above title appear in a marvellous acrobatic act. There are three barrels arranged on the stage.

En file indienne sur les glaciers avec les raquettes, I. Montée Trailer (1901)

20 January 1901

Liverpool As Seen from the Front of an Electric Car from the Pierhead to the Circus Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

Filmed from the front of a tram, this is a fine example of the popular early film form known as a 'phantom ride', shot from a moving vehicle to give the audience a virtual journey.

What Happened on Twenty-Third Street, New York City Trailer (1901)

31 July 1901

A street level view from the sidewalk, looking along the length of 23rd Street. Following actuality footage of pedestrians and street traffic, the actors, a man in summer attire and a woman in an ankle-length dress, walk toward the camera.

Artistic Creation Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

An artist draws the head of a pretty girl, takes the drawing off the paper and places it on a small table, turning the image into the head of a real woman.

President McKinley and Escort Going to the Capitol Trailer (1901)

16 March 1901

Cavalry and foot-soldiers escort President McKinley.

Esquimaux Game of Snap-the-Whip Trailer (1901)

08 August 1901

“The picture [shows] a number of Esquimaux picking nickels from cracks in a board with their dog whips, in which sport they are very expert.

Undressing Extraordinary Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

Here we present a picture that simply convulses an audience with laughter. The scene opens in the bedroom of a hotel.

Off to Bedlam Trailer (1901)

11 November 1901

Four black minstrels turn into white clowns and back again when they hit or kick each other.

Biarritz : le Port-Vieux Trailer (1901)

27 January 1901

Shot of rocks being swept by the sea.

Le Village Trailer (1901)

21 May 1901

A short film from the Lumière Brothers.

Demolishing and Building Up the Star Theatre Trailer (1901)

29 April 1901

Time-lapse photography showing the one month-long demolition of the Star Theatre in New York.

Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade Trailer (1901)

01 April 1901

Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show parades down New York's Fifth Avenue. Filmed on 1 April 1901.

The Haunted Curiosity Shop Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

An old proprietor is startled and haunted by the strange happenings inside his curiosity shop.

Mysterious Cafe, or Mr. and Mrs. Spoopendyke Have Troubles with a Waiter Trailer (1901)

21 May 1901

As the above title indicates, the scene does not take place in an ordinary restaurant, but one in which all natural rules of order and gravitation are reversed.

Tynemouth Swimming Gala in the Haven, North Shields Trailer (1901)

21 May 1901

Men in top hats swimming in an obstacle race.

Liverpool Street Scenes Trailer (1901)

01 January 1901

Shot at the intersection of Holy Corner in Liverpool, this street is a hive of people and traffic. Arguably during the first part of this century most trade was being conducted on the streets.

Circular Panorama of the Esplanade and Forecourt Trailer (1901)

21 July 1901

This picture was taken from the Court of Fountains. Here we present a view of the Exposition grounds as the visitor would see them while standing at the base of the electric tower and looking south.

Preston Egg Rolling Trailer (1901)

02 April 1901

Preston Egg Rolling