WorldCat Identities

Blackton, James Stuart 1875-1941

Overview
Works: 136 works in 175 publications in 1 language and 2,491 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Short films  History  Film adaptations  Animated films  Drama  Fantasy films  Gangster films  Horror films  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1993.5.A1, 791.430973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Stuart Blackton
Edison : the invention of the movies by Thomas Alva Edison( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. Many Edison films continue to be impressive as the company employed such accomplished early directors as John Collins and Alan Crosland
Silent Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of the cinema, pioneer filmmakers created these 7 charming films based on the plays of William Shakespeare. Considered a "lowbrow" medium, the fledgling movie industry sought to elevate its status by immortalizing the classics and hiring the actors of the day. Most of these early photoplays were only one or two reels long, but whatever they gave up in language and length, they made up for in exuberance, cinematic artistry, visual wit and bravura acting
History of animation : origins of American animation (1900-1921)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation. Featuring Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps, Dud, Mutt & Jeff, the Katzenjammer Kids, Gertie, and others, as well as WWI-era war cartoons
The origins of film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early feature and short films held by the Library of Congress's Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division that illustrate the history of film from 1900-1926
Princess Nicotine, or The smoke fairy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1909 and 2000 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This early silent film short by J. Stuart Blackton is a story about a smoker and his interactions with two smoke fairies. The film employs trick shots for special effects in some scenes
A midsummer night's dream, excerpt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short silent film, directed by J Stuart Blackton and Charles Kent, is a retelling of the main story of Shakespeare's play, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Twelfth night, excerpt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short silent film, directed by Charles Kent and Eugene Mullin, is a retelling of the main story of Shakespeare's play, Twelfth Night
Oliver Twist, 1909( Visual )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts of scenes from Charles Dickens' novel 'Oliver Twist'
The thieving hand( Visual )

1 edition published in 1908 and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This early silent film short by J. Stuart Blackton is a story about a one-armed man who receives an artificial arm, only to discover that the arm has a mind of its own
Firemen rescuing men and women( Visual )

1 edition published in 1899 and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the efficiency of modern life-saving methods and apparatus now in use by the fire departments. Shows the front of a building burning and two ladders raised against it. Through a thick cloud of smoke and sparks members of the fire companies are ascending. Entering the windows they pass unfortunate occupants to their comrades, who in turn take them safely to the ground. A history of the Edison Company and the invention of the motion picture
The burgular on the roof( Visual )

1 edition published in 1898 and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Stuart Blackton and Albert Smith emerged as important filmmakers and exhibitors in the spring and summer of 1898. When they were caught duping Thomas Edison's copyrighted war films, they seemed to have no choice but to become licensees and acknowledge Edison's patents. With audiences tiring of war films, they used their experience as entertainers and made short comedies and magic films. Burglar on the roof (which features Blackton as the burglar) was shot on the rooftop of their office building in lower Manhattan. A history of the Edison Company and the invention of the motion picture
Origins of American animation, 1900-1921( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation. Featuring Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps, Dud, Mutt & Jeff, the Katzenjammer Kids, Gertie, and others, as well as WWI-era war cartoons
Maniac( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maniac: Delve into the mind of a bona fide lunatic, whose distorted by fragmented scenes and ugly realities that mimic insanity's own warped perspective. Injected with catfights, nudity, necrophilia, and the ingestion of a fresh eyeball
Animation, the beginning. 1906-1927( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of animated films dating from 1906 to 1927
The photodrama by Henry Albert Phillips( Book )

2 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alloy Orchestra Plays Wild and Weird : Short Film Favorites with New Music( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

14 short films with new music performed by the Alloy Orchestra
Before Mickey : an animated anthology( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-five silent animated short films made between 1900 and 1928, with piano accompaniment. Featuring Felix, Bobby Bumps, Alice, and others
Before Mickey : an animated anthology( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-five silent animated short films (some with live-action) made between 1900 and 1928, with piano accompaniment. Featuring Felix, Bobby Bumps, Alice, and others
Pioneer cinema( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early American and European films made between 1894 and 1912. Includes works by Edison, Porter, D.W. Griffith, the Lumière Brothers, Melies, Emile Cohl, Blackton, and many other pioneer filmmakers
The battle cry of peace by James Stuart Blackton( Book )

3 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Blackton, J. S. 1875-1941

Blackton, J. S. (James Stuart), 1875-1941

Blackton, J. Stuart 1875-1941

Blackton, J. Stuart (James Stuart), 1875-1941

Blackton James Stuart 1875-1941

Blackton, Jim 1875-1941

J. S. Blackton

J·斯图尔特·布莱克顿

James Stuart Blackton

James Stuart Blackton Amerikaans filmregisseur

James Stuart Blackton britisch-US-amerikanischer Karikaturist, Filmproduzent, Regisseur und Pionier des Animationsfilms

James Stuart Blackton karykaturzysta, pionier filmu animowanego

James Stuart Blackton regista, produttore cinematografico e attore inglese

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English (53)