George Albert Smith (4 de abril de 1870–4 de abril de 1951), religioso y octavo presidente de La Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días desde 1945 cuando murió su predecesor Heber J. Grant hasta su muerte en 1951. Como Presidente de la Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de Los Últimos Días es considerado por sus miembros como profeta, vidente y revelador de Dios con derecho a la revelación en favor de todo el género humano.
Películas y Series de TV
A Visit to the Seaside
The first successful motion picture in natural color, filmed with Kinemacolor. It is an 8 minute short film directed by George Albert Smith of Brighton, showing people doing everyday activities. It is...
Woman Draped in Patterned Handkerchiefs
Woman Draped in Patterned Handkerchiefs is a 1908 British short silent documentary film, directed by George Albert Smith as a showcase his new Kinemacolor system, which features a woman displaying ass...
A male and female clown drink, smoke, and flirt in this early Kinemacolor short.
Tartans of Scottish Clans
It's common knowledge that Scotsmen are macho enough to pull off wearing a skirt - perhaps it's all that caber-tossing. This disarmingly simple film concentrates on the tartan cloths of various clans ...
Grand Display of Brock's Fireworks at the Crystal Palace
An actuality of the Brock's fireworks factory to celebrate its 40th anniversary organizes. The final shot has two flaming portraits of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, originally presented by Broc...
Mary Jane's Mishap
Mary Jane tries to light the oven. When she's unsuccessful, she plays around, getting black boot polish on her face. She mugs before a mirror. Then, it's back to work. When the stove still won't light...
The Sick Kitten
A simple scene of two rather flamboyantly-dressed Edwardian children attempting to feed a spoonful of medicine to a sick kitten. The film is important for being one of the earliest films to cut to a c...
The House That Jack Built
A cleverly conceived picture of a little boy and girl with building blocks. The little girl has erected a pretty structure, which the boy proceeds to demolish with pokes of his fingers. When the demol...
A Quick Shave and Brush Up
A man attempts to shave with a blunt razor.
Spiders on a Web
Consisting of a single shot, Spiders on a Web is one of the earliest British examples of close-up natural history photography. Made by one of the pioneers of the British film industry, G.A. Smith, thi...
The Old Maid's Valentine
An old spinster receives an unexpected Valentine's letter.
As Seen Through a Telescope
An elderly gentleman in a silk hat sits on a stool in front of a store on the main street of town. He has a telescope that he focuses on the ankle of a young woman
Grandma's Reading Glass
Un niño toma prestada la lupa de su abuela para mirar un anuncio de periódico de Bovril, un reloj y luego un pájaro. El niño le muestra a la abuela lo que está haciendo.. El niño mira a continuación a...
Let Me Dream Again
Possibly the first film to utilize the technique of focus pulling. A man kisses a beautiful and lively woman, then the image blurs and dissolves into a clear image of the man waking up to his nagging ...
The Haunted Castle
George Albert Smith's remake of Georges Méliès - Le Manoir du diable (The Haunted Castle) from 1896.
An old man gets progressively livelier - and drunker - as he downs his bottle of beer. Finally, he cocks a snook - and doesn't bother to uncock it as he continues to drink.
The X-Ray Fiend
A romantic couple are transformed into skeletons via X-Rays. The film combines two very recent innovations: Wilhelm Roentgen's discovery of X-rays in 1895, and Georges Méliès' accidental realisation o...
The Miller and the Sweep
In front of a flour mill, two men fight. One is the miller, and he's swinging a bag of flour in the scuffle. The other is a chimney sweep, and he's swinging what may be a bag of flour, but when it bre...
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