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The great train robbery : the cinema begins

Author: Rosa RioEdwin S PorterGilbert M AndersonLouis LumièreAuguste LumièreAll authors
Publisher: Sandy Hook, Conn. : Video Yesteryear, [1991], ©1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Presents the first important American film; brief, historic French films consisting of a single shot, some shown at the first movie exhibition; and Billy Whiskers films starring a goat and using trick photography.
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Genre/Form: Adventure films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rosa Rio; Edwin S Porter; Gilbert M Anderson; Louis Lumière; Auguste Lumière; Hans A Spanuth; Video Images (Firm); Video Yesteryear (Firm); Edison Electric Light Company.
OCLC Number: 27826828
Notes: Title from program card.
Originally produced as motion pictures in the U.S. and France.
Credits: Original organ score, Rosa Rio.
Description: 1 videocassette (42 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. + 1 program card.
Details: VHS.
Contents: The great train robbery, 1903 / produced by the Edison Co. ; directed by Edwin S. Porter ; [with Bronco Billy Anderson] (12 min.) --
First programs, 1895-6. Employees leaving Lumière factory ; Arrival of express at Lyons ; Friendly party in the Garden of Lumière ; Feeding the baby ; Boys sailing boats, Tuilleries Garden, Paris ; The falling wall ; Baths at Milan, Italy ; French dragoons ; Gondola party ; Sack race ; Military review, Hungary ; German Hussars jumping fences ; Feeding the swans ; Boiler loading / [produced by Louis and Auguste Lumière] --
Billy Whiskers [1922]. The life of a fireman ; The soda water clerk ; In the taxi business ; In bad with the police / produced by H.A. Spanuth.
Other Titles: First programs, 1895-6.
Great train robbery (Motion picture)
Great train robbery, the cinema begins
Billy Whiskers (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Video Images presents a Video Yesteryear recording.

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Presents the first important American film; brief, historic French films consisting of a single shot, some shown at the first movie exhibition; and Billy Whiskers films starring a goat and using trick photography.

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