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Born among clowns

Author: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC News and Current Affairs.
Publisher: Toronto : CBC Non-Broadcast Sales, Vancouver : B.C. Learning Connection [distributor], ©1997 ; 2002.
Series: Dawn of the eye, part 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the news camera from 1894 to 1919. Follows the development of the newsreel from the invention of motion pictures by the Lumiere brothers and its beginnings in vaudeville, to its becoming an important means of bringing the world's news to the public, with the coverage of important events such as the coronation of Czar Nicholas II, the Spanish-American war, the Boer War, and the First World War. Shows the  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas A Edison; William Kennedy Laurie Dickson; Auguste Lumiere; Louis Lumiere; Edwin S Porter; Albert E Smith; James Stuart Blackton; Joe Rosenthal; Charles Rosher; D W Griffith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC News and Current Affairs.
OCLC Number: 825094998
Notes: Dawn of the eye resource guide catalogued separately.
Credits: Director, Mark Starowicz; producers, Gene Allen, Julia Bennett; writers, Gene Allen, Mark Starowicz; narrator, Kenneth Welsh; conceived and produced by Mark Starowicz.
Performer(s): Commentary: Edward Doublier, Charles Musser, Peter Morris, Raymond Fielding, Nicholas Hiley, Kevin Brownlow.
Description: 1 videocassette (51 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Dawn of the eye, part 1.
Responsibility: a co-production of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and BBC News and Current Affairs.

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A history of the news camera from 1894 to 1919. Follows the development of the newsreel from the invention of motion pictures by the Lumiere brothers and its beginnings in vaudeville, to its becoming an important means of bringing the world's news to the public, with the coverage of important events such as the coronation of Czar Nicholas II, the Spanish-American war, the Boer War, and the First World War. Shows the development of such trends as government censorship, news as propaganda, and the importance of business interests. Illustrates how many of the most popular and effective newsreels of the time were in fact fictional creations.

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