Movies

In 1917, Sam Loyd Junior worked with Thomas Edison, to bring some of his father’s puzzles to life in a series of silent movies. Edison’s idea was to create educational films that could be shown in the classroom by teachers.

Sam Loyd Train Puzzle

Learn how a quick-witted boy straightened out a railroad mix-up.

Sam Loyd Quarrelsome Neighbors

Based on Sam Loyd’s famous puzzle, the Puzzled Neighbors, find out how three men exited their houses without crossing each other’s paths.

Sam Loyd Billboard Puzzle

These rival billposters engage in a puzzling game of wits.