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|Named Person:||Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Steven Higgins; Charles Musser; Patrick Loughney; Michele Wallace; Eileen Bowser; Paul Israel; Richard Koszarski; Philip Carli; Jon C Mirsalis; Ben Model; Donald Sosin; Clark Wilson; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.); Library of Congress.; Kino International Corporation.
|Notes:||Videodisc release of films originally produced between 1889-1903.
Duration: 840 min. (Discs 1-4).
Special features: Over 200 scans - including stills, script fragments, interoffice memos, and promotions; film by film program notes.
|Credits:||Photography, Michael Schmidt ; music composers, Philip Carli, Jon C. Mirsalis, Ben Model, Donald Sosin, Clark Wilson.|
|Performer(s):||Interviews: Steven Higgins, Charles Musser, Patrick Loughney, Michele Wallace, Eileen Bowser, Paul Israel, Richard Koszarski.|
|Description:||1 videodisc : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Early Edison camera tests; Dickson greeting; Newark athlete; Men boxing; Blacksmithing scene; Barber shop; Edison kinetoscopic record of a sneeze; Athlete with wand; Sandow; Carmecita; Boxing cats; Caicedo with pole; Annabelle butterfly dance; Cockfight, no. 2; Corbett and Courtney before the kinetograph; Sioux ghost dance; Buffalo dance; Hornbacker-Murphy fight; Hadj Cheriff, Arab knife juggler; Glenroy Bros., no. 2; Louis Martinetti, Contortionist; Bucking broncho; Annie Oakley; Imperial Japanese dance; Robetta and Doretto; Chinese laundry scene; Band drill; fire rescue. Billy Edwards and the unknown; Dickson experimental sound film; Princess Ali, Egyptian dance; Annabelle serpentine dance; Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots; Amy Muller; John C. Rice-Mary Irwin kiss; Shooting the chutes; Fatima, muscle dancer; mess call; inventor Edison sketched by world artist; watermelon eating contest; Lone fisherman; Interrupted lovers; Feeding the doves; Morning bath; Burning stable; Mounted Police charge; McKinley parade; Going to the fire; Morning alarm; Black Diamond express; American falls; First sleigh ride; Mr. Edison at work in laboratory; Return of lifeboat. Troop ships for the Philippines; U.S. troops landing in Cuba; Burglar on the roof; Firemen rescue; Wringing good joke; Gold rush scenes in the Klondike; searching ruins for dead bodies, Galveston; The kiss; Capture of Boer battery by British; Storm at sea; Old maid having her picture taken; High diving scene; Photographing a country couple; What happened on Twenty-Third Street, NY City; Pan-American Exposition by night; Trapeze disrobing act; Burning of Durland's Riding Academy; Jack and the beanstalk; Electrocuting an elephant; Life of an American fireman; Egyptian fakier with dancing monkey; A scrap in black and white; Uncle Tom's cabin; Gay shoe clerk; Turning the tables; What happened in the tunnel; Great train robbery.|
|Responsibility:||Museum of Modern Art in association with the Library of Congress ; produced by Bret Wood.|