1905 Movie Trailers

Watch official trailers for movies released in 1905.

Most Popular 1905 Trailers

Total trailers found: 165

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Scenes of Convict Life Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

At an island penal institution, new prisoners are brought in one-by-one, and introduced to the harsh realities of prison life.

An Adventurous Automobile Trip Trailer (1905)

19 August 1905

A man needs to get to Monte Carlo from Paris, but finds out that a train will take 17 hours to get there.

The Watermelon Patch Trailer (1905)

23 October 1905

Several men take watermelons from a melon patch, and are pursued.

The Train Wreckers Trailer (1905)

27 November 1905

A romance between a railroad engineer and the switchman's daughter is nearly ruined by train wreckers who knock out the girl and leave her on the tracks to be run over.

Rescued by Rover Trailer (1905)

03 July 1905

A dog leads its master to his kidnapped baby.

The Hen That Laid the Golden Eggs Trailer (1905)

08 December 1905

This has more of a clear narrative than most of the films in the set although it’s still quite odd and random compared to today’s films.

Spain Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

Alice Guy shoots a travelogue documentary all around Spain.

La polka des trottins Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

Félix Mayol performs The Trottins Polka (La Polka des Trottins, by A. Trebitsch and H. Christine) in this phonoscene by Alice Guy.

Dranem Performs The True Jiu-Jitsu Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

Armand Dranem performs The True Jiu-Jitsu ("Le Vrai Jiu-Jitsu", by P. Briollet & G. Fabri / C. D'Orviet) in this phonoscene by Alice Guy.

How Jones Lost His Roll Trailer (1905)

23 May 1905

Jones is on his way home, carrying a roll of money, when he meets a neighbor who is a notorious miser.

The O'Mers in The Bricklayers Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

A bunch of bricklayers cause trouble for the local cops.

Latina, Contortionist Trailer (1905)

22 May 1905

A woman wearing a light-colored leotard, gathered at the waist, and tights stands against a black background.

Peeping Tom in the Dressing Room Trailer (1905)

08 May 1905

A young man leers through a peephole in the wall separating two dressing rooms, but he is caught, and is humiliated by his victim.

La Légende de Rip Van Winckle Trailer (1905)

23 November 1905

The Melies version of the old Rip Van Winkle tale.

The Black Imp Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

A traveler at an inn is harassed by a mischievous devil in his room.

The Magician's Alms Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

A magician transforms a tiny dinner table into a full meal for a homeless man.

Danse de l'éventail Trailer (1905)

28 October 1905

This is the last film produced by the Lumiere Brothers, a variation on the Butterfly Dance recorded by several companies, released in hand-colored or stenciled versions, some as early as 1894 and Lubin's Argentine version coming out a couple of years earlier.

Dranem Performs Five O'Clock Tea Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

Dranem performs another song for Alice Guy.

Coney Island at Night Trailer (1905)

29 June 1905

A panorama of Coney Island, taken at night: the camera sweeps across the scene from a vantage point well above the area.

Dream of the Moon Trailer (1905)

02 May 1905

A drunk staggers into his apartment and falls asleep. He dreams he climbs to the top of a building and flies to the moon, then falls back to earth.

New York Subway Trailer (1905)

05 June 1905

The camera platform was on the front of a New York subway train following another train on the same track.

The Other Side of the Hedge Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

Two romantic suitors avoid their wet-blanket chaperone by way of the titular hedge.

Our New Errand Boy Trailer (1905)

11 August 1905

A mischievous errand boy, sent out on a delivery, causes havoc in the streets of Hove. When he arrives back at the shop, he finds all his furious victims are already there complaining to the grocer -- and the chase is on!

The Little Train Robbery Trailer (1905)

01 September 1905

In this parody of 1903's "Great Train Robbery", also made by Edwin S. Porter, young bandits rob the passengers of a kiddie train and are chased by police officers.

2 A.M. in the Subway Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

Public morality, late night cavorting, and a practical joke. A constable and a subway attendant are

Scenes and Incidents, Russo-Japanese Peace Conference, Portsmouth, N. H. Trailer (1905)

22 August 1905

If ever a film was in need of some narration this was it. Screened in four parts, lasting a total of approximately twelve minutes, it shows a bunch of old boys, some in full military regalia, others in top hats and suits travelling by boat from one dock to another.

The Indian Sorcerer Trailer (1905)

19 January 1905

A sorcerer turns a small egg into a bigger one and keeps repeating this trick until the egg is large enough to do other things including delivering children.

The Scheming Gambler's Paradise Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

A combination gambling den and bawdy house is set up so that croupiers, patrons, prostitutes, and the owner can quickly change it all into a mercantile establishment when the cops stage a raid.

King of Dollars Trailer (1905)

01 July 1905

A magician shows tricks with money.

Lilas blanc Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

Felix Mayol performs a song for Alice Guy

Ulysses and the Giant Polyphemus Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

An early horror treatment of the hero's encounter with the one-eyed man-eating Cyclops.

The Miller’s Daughter Trailer (1905)

25 October 1905

Hazel, the miller's daughter, is courted by a country boy and a sophisticated city boy. Her father favors the country boy, but she elopes with the city boy.

Police Chasing Scorching Auto Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

Police officers pursue a speeding automobile that almost hit a small child. This short is an outtake from Life of an American Policeman (1905).

MacNab's Visit to London Trailer (1905)

17 October 1905

A keen Scots golfer wrecks his host's house.

Phenomenal Hen Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

A magician produces a chicken from an immense egg, and then six chicks from eggs laid by that chicken.

Flower Fairy Trailer (1905)

30 September 1905

A little flower film by Gaston Velle.

Polin Performs The Anatomy of the Conscript Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

Polin performs a song

The Life of an American Policeman Trailer (1905)

06 December 1905

A policeman has breakfast with his wife and children, and then prepares for the day's work. While on his beat, he finds and helps a lost child.

Weaving Women Trailer (1905)

31 December 1905

A group of Macedonian women are shown hard at work.

The White Caps Trailer (1905)

14 September 1905

Two members of a vigilante group known as 'The White Caps' post a warning sign on a man's home. When the man comes home, he tears down the sign, and then proceeds to abuse his wife both verbally and physically.

Baby's Toilet Trailer (1905)

23 May 1905

Nothing to do with potties... Baby gets a good wash. In this charming Hepworth actuality film a crisply uniformed, no-nonsense nurse bounces a baby girl on her lap before submerging the unsuspecting infant into a tub of soapy water.

Airy Fairy Lillian Tries on Her New Corsets Trailer (1905)

03 November 1905

No Overview

Sejem v Ljutomeru Trailer (1905)

22 May 1905

A short film from Slovenia made by Karol Grossmann.

Los heroes del sitio de Zaragoza Trailer (1905)

23 May 1905

A film by Segundo de Chomon.

Med sporvogn gennem Aarhus Gader Trailer (1905)

03 November 1905

Traveling by tracks through the streets of Aarhus.

De mésaventure van een Fransch heertje zonder pantalon aan het strand te Zandvoort Trailer (1905)

26 July 1905

'Zandvoort in an uproar! On Saturday morning at roughly 10 o’clock, with beautiful weather and calm seas, a Frenchman sat in a beach chair to gaze upon the magnificent view that the sea always affords, until he slowly began to fall asleep’ So begins a report in the ‘Zandvoortsche Courant’ of July 25, 1905.

The Living Playing Cards Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

A bearded magician holds up a large playing card and makes it larger. He tears up a card of a queen, burns the torn bits, and a life-size Queen of Hearts card appears; then, it becomes alive.

A Frightful Night Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

A man gets ready for bed and attempts to go to sleep. His bed magically disappears as he is about to lay down.

Dingjunshan Trailer (1905)

02 January 1905

Directed by Ren Jingfeng.

St. Patrick's Day Parade, Lowell, Mass. Trailer (1905)

11 November 1905

Lowell, Massachusetts: a stationary camera records the St. Patrick's Day parade on a muddy street.

Goaded to Anarchy Trailer (1905)

02 January 1905

An anarchist blows up the general who sent his wife to Siberia.

Linotol Comp. Trailer (1905)

03 November 1905

A Danish commercial.

The Enchanted Sedan Chair Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

Clown, Dog and Balloon Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

Cute one-trick doggie show. The backdrop is beautifully detailed, yet the illusion of depth is humorously broken by the balloon bouncing off the set.

The Seven Ages Trailer (1905)

04 February 1905

A couple who have known each other all of their lives are shown together at different stages of life.

The Malagueña and the Bullfighter Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

A bullfighter dances with a woman.

The Unfortunate Policeman Trailer (1905)

01 January 1905

No Overview

Christian Martyrs Trailer (1905)

03 July 1905

This is quite unlike most of the films in the set, with a Biblical setting rather than a fairy story.

Kejser Wilhelms ankomst til København 1905 Trailer (1905)

22 May 1905

The Kaiser was an unpopular guest in Denmark. Both for personal and political reasons, the Danish court did not want to have too close ties to the German Kaiser.

The Hairdresser Trailer (1905)

22 May 1905

A partially nude woman fixes and brushes her hair.