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The Burning Stable (1896)

- April 27, 2017 in biograph, edison, fire

A remarkable short, most likely staged, showing a stable on fire with horses being rescued and humans fleeing.

The Burning Stable (1896)

- April 27, 2017 in biograph, edison, fire

A remarkable short, most likely staged, showing a stable on fire with horses being rescued and humans fleeing.

The Burning Stable (1896)

- April 27, 2017 in biograph, edison, fire

A remarkable short, most likely staged, showing a stable on fire with horses being rescued and humans fleeing.

The Infernal Cauldron (1903)

- October 27, 2016 in cauldron, devil, early film, fire, Georges Méliès

Short film by Georges Méliès, released through his Star Film Company, featuring demons, flames, spectres, and a brilliant array of the film-maker's usual arsenal of tricks.

The Infernal Cauldron (1903)

- October 27, 2016 in cauldron, devil, early film, fire, Georges Méliès

Short film by Georges Méliès, released through his Star Film Company, featuring demons, flames, spectres, and a brilliant array of the film-maker's usual arsenal of tricks.

The Infernal Cauldron (1903)

- October 27, 2016 in cauldron, devil, early film, fire, Georges Méliès

Short film by Georges Méliès, released through his Star Film Company, featuring demons, flames, spectres, and a brilliant array of the film-maker's usual arsenal of tricks.

The Infernal Cauldron (1903)

- October 27, 2016 in cauldron, devil, early film, fire, Georges Méliès

Short film by Georges Méliès, released through his Star Film Company, featuring demons, flames, spectres, and a brilliant array of the film-maker's usual arsenal of tricks.

The Infernal Cauldron (1903)

- October 27, 2016 in cauldron, devil, early film, fire, Georges Méliès

Short film by Georges Méliès, released through his Star Film Company, featuring demons, flames, spectres, and a brilliant array of the film-maker's usual arsenal of tricks.

Opium Destruction, San Francisco (1914)

- September 22, 2016 in burning, drugs, fire, narcotics, opium, san fransisco

In the shadow of an unfinished City Hall, still clad in scaffolding, government authorities destroy confiscated opium in downtown San Fransisco, 1914.

Opium Destruction, San Francisco (1914)

- September 22, 2016 in burning, drugs, fire, narcotics, opium, san fransisco

In the shadow of an unfinished City Hall, still clad in scaffolding, government authorities destroy confiscated opium in downtown San Fransisco, 1914.