1909 Movie Trailers

Watch official trailers for movies released in 1909.

Most Popular 1909 Trailers

Total trailers found: 222

Elastic Transformation Trailer (1909)

18 August 1909

A woman enters a room with a man. She creates a duplicate of him and changes his personality by throwing his clothes from one man to the next.

Le voleur invisible Trailer (1909)

01 January 1909

A man in a suit and cap stops in front of the display of a bookseller, finds and flips… "Invisible Man" by H.

The Devilish Tenant Trailer (1909)

01 January 1909

A man rents an apartment and furnishes it in remarkable fashion.

Telltale Reflections Trailer (1909)

09 November 1909

Showing a weird invention, called hypnotic mirror, in action. Placed before anyone the polished surface reflects the actual thoughts within their minds.

The Moon-Struck Matador Trailer (1909)

16 March 1909

Two lovers perform a fandango dance. A jealous quarrel follows and the heart-broken swain decides to end it all.

The Fairy of the Surf Trailer (1909)

01 January 1909

Three men go out on the ocean in a row boat. There, they see dancing fairies. Then manage to catch one and take her aboard the boat--taking her back to the castle with them.

Le Papillon Fantastique Trailer (1909)

01 January 1909

Surviving fragment of a longer film. A magician makes a butterfly woman appear, and a woman in a star.

Otello Trailer (1909)

18 November 1909

Ugo Falena version of William Shakespeare's Othello.

Edgar Allan Poe Trailer (1909)

08 February 1909

As Poe's lover is slowly dying he struggles to make money to care for her.

The Airship Destroyer Trailer (1909)

01 October 1909

An inventor uses a wireless controlled flying torpedo to destroy enemy airships.

Hansel and Gretel Trailer (1909)

14 October 1909

One of the first, of not the first, film adaptation of Grimm's fairytale.

Boxing Fever Trailer (1909)

15 August 1909

Fairground boxing booth where visitors try to knock out the champion and win five pounds, the first contestants is knocked out but the very eager (and possibly drunk) third man knocks out the champion and overcome with "boxing fever" rushes out punching at everybody and everything he meets.

Her First Biscuits Trailer (1909)

17 June 1909

A new bride has made a batch of biscuits. Her husband pretends to like them, so she delivers the rest to his office.

Romeo Turns Bandit Trailer (1909)

16 May 1909

Based on characters from Shakespeare's play: When Juliet's father refuses to let Romeo see her, Romeo resorts to extreme measures.

Princess Nicotine; or, The Smoke Fairy Trailer (1909)

10 August 1909

A smoker falls asleep, and two mischievious fairies play with his pipe. He discovers this, and imprisons them in a cigar box.

A Trip to Jupiter Trailer (1909)

12 August 1909

The King and his official astronomer are alone in the study viewing the heavenly bodies through the monstrous telescope.

Affaires de coeur Trailer (1909)

04 November 1909

A heartfelt animation about love from Émile Cohl.

Lady Helen's Escapade Trailer (1909)

19 April 1909

A bored Lady Helen goes slumming as a domestic in a boarding house. There she falls in love with a sensitive young musician.

The Hessian Renegades Trailer (1909)

05 September 1909

During the American Revolution, a young soldier carrying a crucial message to General Washington is spotted and pursued by a group of enemy soldiers.

A Sixteenth Century Russian Wedding Trailer (1909)

25 April 1909

A dramatization of a wedding in 16th-century Russia, between members of two prominent boyar families (based on paintings by Konstantin Makovskii): Three matchmakers first visit the family of the prospective bride, and then do the same with the prospective bridegroom's family.

The Mountaineer's Honor Trailer (1909)

24 November 1909

A mountain girl is seduced by a traveler from the valley. Her brother tracks the seducer down and kills him.

Mrs. Jones' Birthday Trailer (1909)

30 August 1909

If all husbands have had similar experiences, it is too bad to harrow them up with the telling of this story.

Nursing a Viper Trailer (1909)

03 November 1909

During the French Revolution, a wealthy couple lives safely by professing republican beliefs. When a mob attacks a nearby chateau an aristocrat bursts into the couple's home.

The Grey Dame Trailer (1909)

26 August 1909

In a mansion full of secret rooms and passageways, people are dying shortly after seeing the ghost of a woman in gray, as an old legend dictates.

La Tosca Trailer (1909)

14 March 1909

Rome, June 1800. Floria Tosca is a celebrated opera singer, better known as La Tosca. Her lover is Mario Cavaradossi, a young artist and Bomapartist sympathizer.

The House of Cards Trailer (1909)

10 December 1909

The rancher whom Tom works for has entrusted Tom with a bag of gold to take to the bank. But on arriving at the bank, Tom finds that it is closed for the day.

A Trap for Santa Trailer (1909)

20 December 1909

Even the great D.W. Griffith made holiday films back in the day. Of course, he put his own spin on the genre and made something quite unique.

An Awful Symphony Trailer (1909)

01 January 1909

By the time this short subject came out, Segundo de Chomon had bested Georges Méliès at his own game.

Urban Science: To Demonstrate How Spiders Fly Trailer (1909)

16 May 1909

This charming short film is surprisingly technically advanced for its time, using a mechanical spider to demonstrate how the creatures spin the threads to create their webs.

The Lure of the Gown Trailer (1909)

15 March 1909

"Fine feathers make fine birds." and handsome gowns make handsome women, and a handsome woman is the most fascinating thing extant.

The Mill Trailer (1909)

16 December 1909

Johanna loves poor farmer Joachim, yet marries the wealthy miller. One day, Joachim visits Johanna when he is away.

Et budskab til Napoleon paa Elba Trailer (1909)

04 November 1909

Early Danish version of Napoleon.

Resurrection Trailer (1909)

20 May 1909

Nekhludoff, a Russian nobleman serving on a jury, discovers that the young girl on trial, Katusha, is someone he once seduced and abandoned and that he himself bears responsibility for reducing her to crime.

The Happy-Go-Lucky Merchant Trailer (1909)

28 September 1909

An adaptation of Ivan Nikitin's poem 'Ukhar-kupets' for Pathé.

Porcelaines tendres Trailer (1909)

24 August 1909

Several unique specimens of highly ornamented porcelain are shown in series. In each case the various pieces of ware are in reality formed of living people.

Mozart's Last Requiem Trailer (1909)

11 September 1909

Mozart feels compelled to finish a final requiem as he fears death is quickly approaching. Although the doctor has specifically ordered Mozart not to play or compose, Mozart begins a composition after listening to his student play the violin and having visions of three of his operas.

The Golden Louis Trailer (1909)

22 February 1909

An anonymous donor drops a gold coin in the shoe of a homeless girl as she sleeps. A gambler with a 'sure thing' borrows the coin and wins a fortune, but he can't find her again to repay her.

Traveller's Nightmare Trailer (1909)

10 January 1909

A man and his wife try to enjoy a picnic, but strange and surreal happenings prevent them from doing so.

The Boy and the Convict Trailer (1909)

01 May 1909

A boy helps to escape a convict after meeting him at his mother's graveyard. The convict gets rich in Australia and when he returns is arrested again but released in the last moment after a dying convict confesses.

A Corner in Wheat Trailer (1909)

13 December 1909

A greedy tycoon decides, on a whim, to corner the world market in wheat. This doubles the price of bread, forcing the grain's producers into charity lines and further into poverty.

Sweet Dreams Intermingled with Nightmares Trailer (1909)

26 July 1909

A woman falls asleep on a park bench. The Devil appears and summons an imp who takes the woman to his fantastic lair.

The Red Man's View Trailer (1909)

09 December 1909

An Indian village is forced to leave its land by white settlers, and must make a long and weary journey to find a new home.

Moscow Clad in Snow Trailer (1909)

09 April 1909

The film is in four parts. First, the camera pans the Kremlin and Marshal's Bridge. Sleds are parked in rows.

The Race for a Monkey Trailer (1909)

16 November 1909

The incidents arising from the escape of a very lively specimen of the monkey tribe from its cage provide a series of scenes calculated to arouse many bursts of hearty laughter, for the animal makes very good use of his freedom, to the terror of every one.

Dr. Cook at Copenhagen Trailer (1909)

21 September 1909

On 4 September Frederick Albert Cook (1865-1940) arrived in Copenhagen on the ship 'Hans Egede'. He received a hero's welcome as the first man to set foot on the North Pole.

L'agent a le bras long Trailer (1909)

16 September 1909

"L'agent a le bras long" is truly a film about the long arm of the law. In this ultra-weird French short, a policeman has an amazing arm--one that stretches up to at least 10-12 feet.

How Foolshead Paid His Debts Trailer (1909)

31 March 1909

Cretinetti sidesteps his creditors using several amazing tricks.

The Little Darling Trailer (1909)

01 September 1909

This might be termed a comedy of errors, for the overzealousness of a lot of good-hearted simple folks places them in a rather embarrassing position.

Les Misérables Trailer (1909)

03 September 1909

Jean Valjean, a good and decent man who has nevertheless been convicted of a crime, escapes incarceration and lives for years shadowed by the vindictive and merciless man of the law, Javert.

The Son's Return Trailer (1909)

01 July 1909

A son leaves to seek his fortune in the city. Many years later he returns and checks into his parents' inn.

Le baromètre de la fidélité Trailer (1909)

04 November 1909

This Max Linder short opens with him and his girl blissfully rowing in a canoe before skipping ahead two years later.

The Prodigal Son Trailer (1909)

01 January 1909

A father has two sons, the older one serious and hard-working, the younger one spendthrift and pleasure-seeking.

Getting Even Trailer (1909)

12 September 1909

All the young men in the mining camp flirt with Lucy. Bud, the youngest of them, doesn't stand a chance.

Napoleon, the Man of Destiny Trailer (1909)

02 January 1909

Directed by J. Stuart Blackton.

Whale Fishing Trailer (1909)

30 March 1909

A whale is hunted in the southern hemisphere by the crew of a sailing ship: it is harpooned twice, using a cannon, and taken back to the shore.

Les couronnes - I - La couronne de ronces Trailer (1909)

08 November 1909

Framed in a wreath of roses we see a lithe Creek dancer, who sways and postures before an epicurean party of ancients, followed by a laurel wreath and encircling a scene showing school children of 1830 receiving their marks of diligence at a distribution of rewards: then the wreath of bay tendered by the Human Senators to Caesar on the culmination of his career; now a beggar receives a loaf called a "crown" from a charitable passerby: Christ is shown crowned with thorns by the rabble; following the divine drama we see the old comedian's wreath presented him at a performance.

Den nærsynede guvernante Trailer (1909)

04 November 1909

Danish comedy about a short-sighted Governess.

Making It Pleasant for Him Trailer (1909)

29 November 1909

A comedy drama which clearly portrays the adventures of a country chap who falls into the hands of the servants of his city cousin, who has instructed them to make it pleasant for him.

The Politician's Love Story Trailer (1909)

21 February 1909

A corrupt politician, on seeing a satirical cartoon in a newspaper, rushes to the paper's offices to shoot the cartoonist.

Paper Cock-a-Doodles Trailer (1909)

15 January 1909

Female magicians turn people into origami roosters and vice versa.