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Edison : the invention of the movies. Disc 3

Author: Bret WoodSteven HigginsCharles MusserPatrick LoughneyMichele WallaceAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino on Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Restored, newly mastered versions with all new musical scores
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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. This third disc of a four disc set contains films produced between 1908-1913.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Short films
Named Person: Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bret Wood; 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.
OCLC Number: 58724318
Notes: Videodisc release of films originally produced between 1908-1913.
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.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Cohen's fire sale; Rivals; Trainer's daughter or, A race for love; College chums; Laughing gas; Little girl who did not believe in Santa Claus; Suburbanite's ingenious alarm; Rescued from an eagle's nest; Fireside reminiscences; Cupid's pranks; Tale the Autumn leaves told (fragment); House of cards; New York of today; How Bumptious papered the parlor; Thirty days at hard labor; Passer-by; Totville eye; Public and private care of infants; Unsullied shield.
Other Titles: Cohen's fire sale.
Rivals.
Trainer's daughter or, A race for love.
College chums.
Laughing gas.
Rescued from an eagle's nest.
Cupid's pranks.
House of cards.
Passer-by.
Totville eye.
Unsullied shield.
Responsibility: Museum of Modern Art in association with the Library of Congress ; produced by Bret Wood.

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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. This third disc of a four disc set contains films produced between 1908-1913.

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