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Author: Emile CohlThomas A EdisonEdwin S PorterJames Stuart BlacktonD W GriffithAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Festival Films], ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of early American and European films made between 1894 and 1912. Includes works by Edison, Porter, D.W. Griffith, the Lumière Brothers, Melies, Emile Cohl, Blackton, and many other pioneer filmmakers.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Emile Cohl; Thomas A Edison; Edwin S Porter; James Stuart Blackton; D W Griffith; Auguste Lumière; Louis Lumière; Georges Méliès; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Larcas Productions.; Festival Films.
OCLC Number: 28725847
Notes: Silent films with titles and captions in English or French.
Nursery favorites are early Edison experiments with synchornized sound.
Credits: Original music scores by David Knudtson.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 106 min.) : sound, black and white with final sequence tinted ; 1/2 in.
Contents: The Edison Company: Edison kinetoscope record of a sneeze(1894), Sandow flexing his muscles(1894); The Kiss(1896); Boxing cats(1897); Pie eating contest(1897); Ella Lola's Turkish dance(1898); May Irwin and John Rice in "The Kiss"(1895), Old maid in a drawing room(1900); Edison Players present "Street car chivalry"(1901); Packers on the trail(1901); Rocking gold in the Klondike(1901); Panoramic view of the White Pass Railroad(1901); Railroad smashup(1904); The Great train robbery (1903); Dream of a rarebit fiend; Nursery favorites with the Edison Players --
Humorous phases of funny faces(1906) --
Princess Nicotine(1909) --
Those awful hats --
The Pumpkin race --
Les Joyeux microbes --
Le Peintre neo-impressionniste --
Un Dame vraiment bien --
Onésime Horloger --
The Lumière brothers(1895-1898): Workers leaving the Lumière factory; Arrival of the Train at La Ciotat; Firemen answering the call; Snowball fight; Demolition of a wall; Watering the gardener; Feeding the baby; Quarreling infants; A game of cards; Children digging shrimp; Swimming in the Sea --
Le Voyage dans la lune --
Four films by Emil Cohl: Fantasmagorie (1908); Le Ratelier = The Dentures(1909); Le Mobelier fidele = The Automatic moving company(1910); Professor Bonehead is shipwrecked(1912) --
El Espectro rojo.
Other Titles: Sneeze
Sandow flexing his muscles
Kiss
Boxing cats
Ella Lola's Turkish dance
Old maid in a drawing room
Panoramic view of the White Pass Railroad
Railroad smashup
Great train robbery
Dream of a rarebit fiend
Nursery favorites
Humorous phases of funny faces
Those awful hats
Dame vraiment bien
Joyeux microbes
Peintre neo-impressionniste
Voyage dans la lune
Fantasmagorie
Espectro rojo
Responsibility: LARCAS Productions.

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A collection of early American and European films made between 1894 and 1912. Includes works by Edison, Porter, D.W. Griffith, the Lumière Brothers, Melies, Emile Cohl, Blackton, and many other pioneer filmmakers.

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