Two Pennsylvania Railroad locomotives meet in a head-on collision in this 1904 short.

Directed by Edwin S. Porter

A short 1897 actuality depicting a Southern Pacific Railroad train with a mail car exiting a tunnel.

Directed by James H. White

A short 1896 actuality depicting the Black Diamond Express as it approaches and speeds passed the camera.

Directed by James H. White

When the trestle her son's train is about to cross is struck by lightning, a mother must find some way to warn him of the danger ahead.

Starring Mary Maurice

A pickpocket's simple robbery escalates into a crime far more serious aboard a train.

A man and a woman are captured by a mad scientist and kept like caged animals in his personal zoo in the jungle.

Starring Hedda Nova and Richard Sterling · Directed by Bertram Bracken

An honest one-armed beggar gets a less than honest artificial limb — one with kleptomaniacal tendencies that land him in jail.

Starring Paul Panzer · Directed by J. Stuart Blackton

A rich man is robbed of his clothes by an escaped convict and is mistaken for a fisherman by the convict's sister.

Starring Maurice Costello and Clara Kimball Young · Directed by Maurice Costello

Friends Percy and Bobby become the butt of each other's practical jokes on April Fools' Day.

Starring J. Warren Kerrigan

A woman fakes suicide to test her husband's love, but he knows her game and decides to play along.

Starring Marian Swayne and Vinnie Burns · Directed by Alice Guy-Blaché