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Landmarks of early film

Author: David ShepardRobert IsraelDean W DuncanDavid HansonThomas A EdisonAll authors
Publisher: [Hat Creek, CA] : Film Preservation Associates Chatsworth, CA: Image Entertainment ©1997
Series: Landmarks of early film, v. 1; Blackhawk Films collection.; Landmarks of early film, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compilation of the very earliest films from the first projections of moving images to the advent of the feature film, an area of film history often underseen, underappreciated and understudied. Includes films from Pathé frénes, Vitagraph Co., Biograph Co., and Keystone Film Co. Includes films by Thomas Edison, Louis Lumière, Edwin S. Porter, George Méliès, Charles Pathé, Ferdinand Zecca, Max Linder, D.W.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Silent
History
Short films
Silent films
Animated films
Animation
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Shepard; Robert Israel; Dean W Duncan; David Hanson; Thomas A Edison; Louis Lumière; Edwin S Porter; Georges Méliès; Charles Pathé; Ferdinand Zecca; D W Griffith; Max Linder; Luigi Maggi; Henry Lehrman; Fabrice Zagury; Winsor McCay; Image Entertainment (Firm),; Film Preservation Associates.; Pathé frénes,; Vitagraph Company of America,; Biograph Company,; Keystone Film Company,
OCLC Number: 40858976
Language Note: Silent films accompanied by musical score.
Notes: Videodisc release of silent films originally produced between 1886-1913 with newly realized musical accompaniment.
Title from container.
Essay by Dean W. Duncan inserted in container.
Credits: Producer, David Shepard ; music, Robert Israel ; narration for A trip to the moon, Georges Méliès, adapted and read by Fabrice Zagury.
Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, black and white, tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital, stereo. and mono.
Contents: Series photography (1877-1885) / David Hanson --
Edison kinetoscope films (1894-1896). The kiss - Serpentine dances - Sandow (The strong man) - Glenroy brothers (Comic boxing) - Cockfight - The barber shop - Feeding the doves - Seminary girls / Thomas Edison --
Lumière films (1895-1897). Exiting the factory - Arrival of a train at La ciotat - Baby's lunch - The sprinkler sprinkled - Dragoons crossing the Sâone - Promenade of ostriches, Paris botanical gardens - Childish quarrel - Lion, London zoological garden - Demolition of a wall - Transformation by hats, comic view - Carmaux: drawing out the coke - Poultry-yard - Snowball fight - Cardy party - New York: Broadway at Union square / Louis Lumière --
A trip to the moon = Le voyage dans la lune (1902) / Georges Méliès (narrator) --
Actualities (1897-1910). President McKinley at home (1897) - Pack train on Chilkoot pass (1898) - Sky scrapers of New York City from North river (1903) - San Francisco: aftermath of an earthquake (1906) - The dog and his various merits (1908) - Aeroplane flight and wreck (piloted by M. Cody) (1910) --
The great train robbery (1903) --
The whole dam family and the dam dog (1905) --
The golden beetle (1907) / Ferdinand Zecca --
The policemen's little run (1907) --
Troubles of a grasswidower (1908) --
Nero, or The fall of Rome (1909) --
Winsor McCay, the famous cartoonist of the NY Herald, and his moving comics (1911) --
The girl and her trust (1912) --
Bangville police (1913).
Series Title: Landmarks of early film, v. 1; Blackhawk Films collection.; Landmarks of early film, v. 1.
Responsibility: Pathé frénes ; Vitagraph Company, Biograph Company ; Keystone Film Comany ; directors, Thomas Edison, Louis Lumière, Edwin S. Porter, George Méliès, Charles Pathé, Ferdinand Zecca, Max Linder, D.W. Griffith, and Henry Lehrman. producer, David Shepard ; music, Robert Israel.

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A compilation of the very earliest films from the first projections of moving images to the advent of the feature film, an area of film history often underseen, underappreciated and understudied. Includes films from Pathé frénes, Vitagraph Co., Biograph Co., and Keystone Film Co. Includes films by Thomas Edison, Louis Lumière, Edwin S. Porter, George Méliès, Charles Pathé, Ferdinand Zecca, Max Linder, D.W. Griffith, and Henry Lehrman.

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