skip to content
The Great train robbery Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Great train robbery

Author: David ShepardGeorges MélièsEdwin S PorterThomas A EdisonLouis LumièreAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino on Video, ©1994.
Series: Movies begin, a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914, 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
The genesis of the motion picture medium is recreated in this 5-part collection of the cinema's formative works which reveal the foundation from which the styles and plots of contemporary cinema later evolved. This first program includes the first blockbuster in American film, The Great Train Robbery and other significant early films by pioneer filmakers.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Eadweard Muybridge; Eadweard Muybridge
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Shepard; Georges Méliès; Edwin S Porter; Thomas A Edison; Louis Lumière; Eadweard Muybridge; Ferdinand Zecca; Film Preservation Associates.; British Film Institute.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 31602347
Notes: Container subtitle: A treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914.
Includes film "Homage to Eadweard Muybridge."
Credits: Music composed and directed by Robert Israel ; enclosed annotations by Charles Musser.
Description: 1 videocassette (75 min.) : sd., b&w & tinted ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Motion studies (1877-85) / Eadweard Muybridge. --
Actualities (1896-97) / Louis Lumiere. --
The Great train robbery (1903) / Edwin S. Porter. --
The Golden beetle (1907) / Ferdinand Zecca. --
A trip to the moon (1902) / Georges Melies. --
Kinetoscopes (1894-96) / Thomas Edison. --
Biograph Mutoscope.
Series Title: Movies begin, a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914, 1.
Other Titles: Treasury of early cinema 1894-1914,
Movies begin, a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914,
Motion studies
Actualities
Golden beetle
Trip to the moon
Kinetoscopes
Biograph mutoscope
Homage to Eadweard Muybridge
Responsibility: Kino International ; produced by Film Preservation Associates and the British Film Institute ; produced for video by David Shepard.

Abstract:

The genesis of the motion picture medium is recreated in this 5-part collection of the cinema's formative works which reveal the foundation from which the styles and plots of contemporary cinema later evolved. This first program includes the first blockbuster in American film, The Great Train Robbery and other significant early films by pioneer filmakers.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/31602347> # The Great train robbery
    a bgn:VHS, schema:Movie, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "31602347" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Place/new_york_ny> ; # New York, NY
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027150> ; # Motion picture industry
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027225> ; # Motion picture producers and directors
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.4309/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/861478> ; # Cinematographers
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh87002438> ; # Motion pictures--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1118542> ; # Silent films
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/2538199> ; # Eadweard Muybridge
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027285> ; # Motion pictures
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Person/muybridge_eadweard_1830_1904> ; # Eadweard Muybridge
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010102464> ; # Motion picture industry--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Topic/silent_films_history> ; # Silent films--History
    schema:alternateName "Biograph mutoscope" ;
    schema:alternateName "Kinetoscopes" ;
    schema:alternateName "Motion studies" ;
    schema:alternateName "Golden beetle" ;
    schema:alternateName "Trip to the moon" ;
    schema:alternateName "Treasury of early cinema 1894-1914," ;
    schema:alternateName "Movies begin, a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914," ;
    schema:alternateName "Actualities" ;
    schema:alternateName "Homage to Eadweard Muybridge" ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/145937147> ; # Kino International Corporation.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/136334617> ; # Film Preservation Associates.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/32258639> ; # Ferdinand Zecca
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Person/porter_edwin_s> ; # Edwin S. Porter
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/144730424> ; # British Film Institute.
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Person/shepard_david> ; # David Shepard
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Person/edison_thomas_a_thomas_alva_1847_1931> ; # Thomas Alva Edison
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/2538199> ; # Eadweard Muybridge
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/32046955> ; # Georges Méliès
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/12145857766223020031> ; # Louis Lumière
    schema:copyrightYear "1994" ;
    schema:datePublished "1994" ;
    schema:description "The genesis of the motion picture medium is recreated in this 5-part collection of the cinema's formative works which reveal the foundation from which the styles and plots of contemporary cinema later evolved. This first program includes the first blockbuster in American film, The Great Train Robbery and other significant early films by pioneer filmakers."@en ;
    schema:description "Motion studies (1877-85) / Eadweard Muybridge. -- Actualities (1896-97) / Louis Lumiere. -- The Great train robbery (1903) / Edwin S. Porter. -- The Golden beetle (1907) / Ferdinand Zecca. -- A trip to the moon (1902) / Georges Melies. -- Kinetoscopes (1894-96) / Thomas Edison. -- Biograph Mutoscope."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2829824002> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Series/movies_begin_a_treasury_of_early_cinema_1894_1914> ; # Movies begin, a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914 ;
    schema:name "The Great train robbery"@en ;
    schema:productID "31602347" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/31602347#PublicationEvent/new_york_ny_kino_on_video_c1994> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Agent/kino_on_video> ; # Kino on Video
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/31602347> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Agent/kino_on_video> # Kino on Video
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Kino on Video" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Person/edison_thomas_a_thomas_alva_1847_1931> # Thomas Alva Edison
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1847" ;
    schema:deathDate "1931" ;
    schema:familyName "Edison" ;
    schema:givenName "Thomas Alva" ;
    schema:givenName "Thomas A." ;
    schema:name "Thomas Alva Edison" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Person/muybridge_eadweard_1830_1904> # Eadweard Muybridge
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1830" ;
    schema:deathDate "1904" ;
    schema:familyName "Muybridge" ;
    schema:givenName "Eadweard" ;
    schema:name "Eadweard Muybridge" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Person/porter_edwin_s> # Edwin S. Porter
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Porter" ;
    schema:givenName "Edwin S." ;
    schema:name "Edwin S. Porter" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Person/shepard_david> # David Shepard
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Shepard" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Shepard" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829824002#Series/movies_begin_a_treasury_of_early_cinema_1894_1914> # Movies begin, a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914 ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/31602347> ; # The Great train robbery
    schema:name "Movies begin, a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914 ;" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010102464> # Motion picture industry--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Motion picture industry--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh87002438> # Motion pictures--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Motion pictures--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027150> # Motion picture industry
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Motion picture industry"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027225> # Motion picture producers and directors
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Motion picture producers and directors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027285> # Motion pictures
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Motion pictures"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1118542> # Silent films
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Silent films"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/861478> # Cinematographers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cinematographers"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/12145857766223020031> # Louis Lumière
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1864" ;
    schema:deathDate "1948" ;
    schema:familyName "Lumière" ;
    schema:givenName "Louis" ;
    schema:name "Louis Lumière" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/136334617> # Film Preservation Associates.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Film Preservation Associates." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/144730424> # British Film Institute.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "British Film Institute." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/145937147> # Kino International Corporation.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Kino International Corporation." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/2538199> # Eadweard Muybridge
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1830" ;
    schema:deathDate "1904" ;
    schema:familyName "Muybridge" ;
    schema:givenName "Eadweard" ;
    schema:name "Eadweard Muybridge" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/32046955> # Georges Méliès
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1861" ;
    schema:deathDate "1938" ;
    schema:familyName "Méliès" ;
    schema:givenName "Georges" ;
    schema:name "Georges Méliès" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/32258639> # Ferdinand Zecca
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1864" ;
    schema:deathDate "1947" ;
    schema:familyName "Zecca" ;
    schema:givenName "Ferdinand" ;
    schema:name "Ferdinand Zecca" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.