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Landmarks of early film

Author: David ShepardRobert IsraelDean W DuncanThomas A EdisonLouis LumièreAll authors
Publisher: [Hat Creek, Calif.] : Film Preservation Associates ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Image Entertainment [distributor], ©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 Pathe 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 films
Animated films
Short films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Shepard; Robert Israel; Dean W Duncan; Thomas A Edison; Louis Lumière; Edwin S Porter; Georges Méliès; Charles Pathé; Ferdinand Zecca; D W Griffith; Max Linder; Luigi Maggi; Henry Lehrman; Winsor McCay; Image Entertainment (Firm); Film Preservation Associates.
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.) : sd., b&w, tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital, stereo. and mono.
Contents: Series photography (1877-1885) --
Edison kinetoscope films (1894-1896) --
Lumière films (1895-1897) --
A trip to the moon = Le voyage dans la lune (1902) --
Actualities (1897-1910) --
The great train robbery (1903) --
The whole dam family and the dam dog (1905) --
The golden beetle (1907) --
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.

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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 Pathe 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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