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Hello,

I was just wondering, and it’s a bit of a random question, but what are some of the very first titles that were ever put onto imdb?
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These May not be the first
as the Title Numbers could have been changed
Maybe get an official reply from

Col Needham
IMDb member since October 1990
Founder and CEO of IMDb
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur1000000/

Col Needham
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/people/col_needham
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Carmencita  (1894)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000001/reference

Le clown et ses chiens  (1892)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000002/reference

Pauvre Pierrot  (1892)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000003/reference

Un bon bock  (1892)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000004/reference

Blacksmith Scene  (1893)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000005/reference

Chinese Opium Den  (1894)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000006/reference

Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph  (1894)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000007/reference

Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze  (1894)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000008/reference

Miss Jerry  (1894)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000009/reference

Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory  (1895)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000010/reference


La Dame Blanche de la Chapelle-Du-Châtelard  (2019)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10431000/reference

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No pages of Odd Numbers for Tites ?

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10431000/ La Dame Blanche de la Chapelle-Du-Châtelard  (2019)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10431001/ -- The requested URL was not found on our server
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10431002/ Filo : Casio  (2019)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10431003/ -- The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10431010/ Raatchasi  (2019)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10431011/ -- The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524000/ The Witching Hour (TV Series) The Devil's Hour (2018)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524001/ -- The requested URL was not found on our server

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https://www.imdb.com/pressroom/stats/
IMDb Statistics As of May 2019
Total Data Items: 336,394,426
Titles: 5,980,614
Names: 9,880,784

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There were no name or title constants in URLs until maybe the late 90s or early 2000s, I believe.
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User Numbers are mixed

karunaranamru
IMDb member since June 7 2019
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur104100000
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Mark
IMDb member since February 2000
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0000001/

jreeves
IMDb member since October 2000
Former staff member of IMDb.
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0000002/

Ron
IMDb member since February 2000
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0000003/

ABernie
IMDb member since November 1999
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0000004/

muzzle
IMDb member since January 1994
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0000005/

Mr. Bug
IMDb member since June 2000
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0000006/

jason-2
IMDb member since February 2001
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0000007/

ryan_lupin1
IMDb member since  ___
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0000008/

94965
IMDb member since  ___
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0000009/

Kurre
IMDb member since March 2000
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0000010/

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Phil-152
IMDb member since February 1999
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur0240000/

bbsadmin
IMDb member since May 1999
IMDb boards administration account.
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0325874/

bliss66
IMDb member since October 1999
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0470000/

2ybnrml
IMDb member since December 1999
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0550000/

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Oh cool! What happened with the first films that were entered?
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Wow that’s really amazing, ya as i said before, i’m a huuuge fan of films which is why i love this website so much, and what’s even cooler is being able to talk film with other people who share the same interest as me
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Talking films, that is done here..........https://www.facebook.com/imdb and here https://www.instagram.com/imdb/ and here https://twitter.com/imdb and here ( which I consider the best) https://www.youtube.com/IMDb/ and here https://www.twitch.tv/IMDb/
But not here. This is for Making Polls and Ideas that make IMDb better and the main reason, Site problems and data correction issues.

Cheers




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Oooh ok ok, still awesome! And you mentioned that nothing valid ever gets removed?
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Hi Allen Lisner,

Col Needham and other fans of film formed the basis for IMDb on the USENET group, rec.arts.movies. USENET groups are now part of Google Groups:
https://groups.google.com/forum/?pli=1#!forum/rec.arts.movies

Movie Database: Frequently Asked Questions List
https://groups.google.com/forum/?pli=1#!searchin/rec.arts.movies/col$20needham/rec.arts.movies/qt2Ym...

Movie Ratings Report Summary
5/12/95
https://groups.google.com/forum/?pli=1#!searchin/rec.arts.movies/col$20needham%7Csort:date/rec.arts....


There are earlier versions of the "Movie Rating Report Summary", however, I wasn't able to find them.