The House of Ghosts (“La Maison Ensorcelée”) is a spooky film made in 1908 that features a number of modern techniques for the time period, including jump cuts and stop-motion animation. The film was directed by Segundo de Chomón, an incredibly inventive and pioneering Spanish filmmaker who worked for Pathé Frères for many years.
The Haunted House, silent film from 1908. Directed by Segundo de Chomón. Impressive use of stop motion tricks for era. …[he] has been compared to Georges Méliès, due to his frequent camera tricks and optical illusions.
via Miss Cellania