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The Great train robbery 1895-6 first programs. Billy Whiskers.

Author: Edwin S PorterAuguste LumièreLouis LumièreHans A SpanuthNational Phonograph Company.All authors
Publisher: Sandy Hook, Ct. : Video Images, 1988.
Series: A Video Yesterday recording, no. 1472
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Cassette recording : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Great train robbery (1903), directed by Edwin S. Porter, is the first important American film. Single-shot films follow, which were featured at the first film exhibition, in Paris in 1895. Afterwards, episodes of Billy Whiskers (1922) feature a goat involved in comic situations.
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Genre/Form: Gangster films
Silent films
Short films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin S Porter; Auguste Lumière; Louis Lumière; Hans A Spanuth; National Phonograph Company.; Video Images (Firm)
OCLC Number: 19640201
Notes: Original organ score on tape, played by Rosa Rio.
Running time: 12 min. [1st work]; 13 min. [2nd work]; 17 min. [3rd work]
Credits: [1st work] writer/director, Edwin S. Porter; [2nd work] producers, Louis Lumiere, August Lumiere; [3rd work] producer, Hans A. Spanuth
Performer(s): Great train robbery: 'Broncho Billy' Anderson.
Description: 1 videocassette (42 min.) : si., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: The great train robbery (1903) --
First programs (1895-1896) --
Billy Whiskers (1920): In the life of a fireman; The soda water clerk; In the taxi business; In bed with the police.
Series Title: A Video Yesterday recording, no. 1472
Other Titles: Billy Whiskers
Great train robbery (Motion picture : 1903)
1895-6 first programs
First programs

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The Great train robbery (1903), directed by Edwin S. Porter, is the first important American film. Single-shot films follow, which were featured at the first film exhibition, in Paris in 1895. Afterwards, episodes of Billy Whiskers (1922) feature a goat involved in comic situations.

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