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Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931

Overview
Works: 2,959 works in 4,277 publications in 6 languages and 109,090 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Trials, litigation, etc  Sources  Archives  Silent films 
Subject Headings: Inventors  Scientists 
Roles: Director, Collector, Producer, Performer, Dedicatee, Honoree, Annotator, Correspondent, Narrator, Author of introduction, Speaker, Recording engineer, Signer, Editor, Interviewee
Classifications: TK140.E3, B
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Landmarks of early film ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of the very earliest films from the first projections of moving images to the advent of the feature film, an area of film history often underseen, underappreciated and understudied
The incandescent light : a review of its invention and application by Floyd A Lewis ( Book )
3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great train robbery and other primary works a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1913 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The genesis of the motion picture medium is recreated in this collection of films from cinema's formative period. More than crucial historical artifacts, these films reveal the foundation from which the styles and stories of the contemporary cinema would later arise
Perils of the new land films of the immigrant experience (1910-1915) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four films that address the immigrant experience in the United States in the early twentieth century
Das Edison-Licht elektrisches Beleuchtungs-System : Uebermittelung mechanischer arbeit für den Hausgebrauch ( )
2 editions published in 1882 in German and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inventions and innovations ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Without the inventor's curiosity and desire to find answers to questions, the world would be a different place. This film examines rare footage of Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell and Henry Ford, whose theories and subsequent practical application of those ideas transformed the way we live, work and play
History speaks ( )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Along with historical narrative, hear rare recordings of some of the most famous people from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This volume includes: Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, William Howard Taft, James Whitcomb Riley, O. Henry, Arthur Conan Doyle, William Gillette, Theodore Roosevelt, Ellen Terry, King George V, and Amelia Earhart
The invention of the electric speaking telephone by Alexander Graham Bell ( )
1 edition published in 1881 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide to Thomas A. Edison papers : a selective microfilm edition ( Book )
in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great train robbery ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1903 and 2002 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The genesis of the motion picture medium is recreated in this 5-part collection of the cinema's formative works which reveal the foundation from which the styles and plots of contemporary cinema later evolved. This first program includes the first blockbuster in American film, The Great Train Robbery and other significant early films by pioneer filmmakers
The Edison trials voice audition cylinders of 1912-1913 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samples of European vocalists tested on wax cylinders by the Edison Co
Memoires et observations (The Diary and sundry observations) by Thomas A Edison ( Book )
10 editions published between 1948 and 1949 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The diary and sundry observations of Thomas Alva Edison by Thomas A Edison ( Book )
11 editions published between 1938 and 1976 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Origins of cinema, volume 1 ( Visual )
7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the origins of the cinema with early silent films including examples from the Edison Company. Most were photographed by Edwin S. Porter
Early cinema ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents early Thomas A. Edison films originally issued by Blackhawk films under title an Edison album plus some other longer titles
More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 50 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 3 of an anthology of films from American film archives. In addition to rare silent-era features, includes cartoons and animation, documentaries and newsreels, earliest American movies, pioneering sound and color experiments, serial episodes, trailers for lost films, advertisements, avant-garde shorts, ethnographic footage, films of ethnic communities, and os
The Edison Film Company and Edwin S. Porter ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1976 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A presentation of motion pictures produced and copyrighted by Thomas A. Edison and photographed by Edwin S. Porter between 1898 and 1905
Frankenstein Nosferatu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This edition is dedicated to the creators, producers and actors of the Frankenstein-monster genre. The Frankenstein-monster was more to be pitied than centured ; while the vampire-monster (Nosferatur) was an evil and blood-thirsty killer, an un-dead creature. This was cinema's first Frankenstein film and Nosferatu was cinema's first vampire film. These two films were the genesis of Monster and Horror films that followed
 
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Alternative Names
Ai-ti-sheng 1847-1931
Aidisheng 1847-1931
Edison, T. Alva 1847-1931
Edison, T. Alva (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931
Edison Thomas 1847-1931
Edison, Thomas A.
Edison, Thomas A. 1847-1931
Edison, Thomas Alva
Edison, Thomas Alva 1847-1931
Ėdison, Tomas Alʹva 1847-1931
Ėdisson, Tomas-Alʹva 1847-1931
Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Alva Edison
אדיסון, תומס א 1847-1931
אדיסון, תומס אלבה 1847-1931
עדיסאן, תומס אלוה 1847-1931
توماس إديسون، 1847-1931
エジソン
エヂソン
トーマス· A ·エジソン 1847-1931
爱迪生 1847-1931
Languages
English (199)
French (15)
Spanish (3)
German (2)
Japanese (1)
Indonesian (1)
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