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Dickson, W. K.-L (William Kennedy-Laurie) 1860-1935

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Edison : the invention of the movies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. Many Edison films continue to be impressive as the company employed such accomplished early directors as John Collins and Alan Crosland
History of the kinetograph, kinetoscope, & kinetophonograph by W. K.-L Dickson( Book )
41 editions published between 1895 and 2001 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Om udviklingen af de levende billeder fra de første eksperimenter med serielle billedoptagelser til celluloid-strimlens kinematografiske film
Bucking bronco ( visu )
6 editions published between 1894 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 250 libraries worldwide
From Raff & Gammon price list: An out-of-door scene. The men and horse of this subject are from 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West.' 15.00. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A cowboy riding an unruly 'bronco.' From Edison films catalog: A fine exhibition of horsemanship by Lee Martin, a genuine cowboy. This particular broncho is an unusually wicked one
Carmencita : Spanish dance ( visu )
5 editions published between 1894 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Shows Carmencita in a solo dance performance. Additional footage shows a boat being pulled up a swift stream and then several boats coming down stream. Also shows Japanese on a bridge near town. The Carmencita dance is the oldest film in the National Archives motion pictures holding. Carmencita: Spanish Dance, was filmed by Thomas Edison on a kinetoscope. All from about ca. 1894
The life and inventions of Thomas Alva Edison by W. K.-L Dickson( Book )
15 editions published between 1894 and 2010 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Edison album ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The landmark first "peep-show" films that dazzled the viewers of the Kinetoscope were created by Thomas A. Edison and W.K.L. Dickson, and continue to be known as the first revelation of what film would become. Inventor Thomas A. Edison and William. K. L. Dickson, his principal associate, began work on the motion picture project in 1891. In 1894, they began to exhibit films commercially in the Kinetoscope, a peep-show device. Theatrical projection followed in 1896. These are some of the first films
King John, excerpt ( visu )
2 editions published in 1899 in No Linguistic Content and held by 128 libraries worldwide
A scene from the Her Majesty's Theatre production of 'King John', showing the death scene of King John from Act 5 Scene 7 of Shakespeare's play
Silent Shakespeare ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
In the early days of the cinema, pioneer filmmakers created these seven charming films based on the plays of William Shakespeare. Considered a "lowbrow" medium, the fledgling movie industry sought to elevate its status by immortalizing the classics and hiring the actors of the day. Most of these early photoplays were only one or two reels long but whatever they gave up in language and length, they made up for in exuberance, cinematic artistry, visual wit and bravura acting
Buffalo dance ( visu )
5 editions published in 1894 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Three Sioux Indians in full regalia perform a "buffalo dance", while two others use drums to supply a rhythm. The three dancers move around in a circle as they perform the various actions that are part of the dance. All three wear feathers in their headbands and two wear decorative tails
The boxing cats (Prof. Welton's) ( visu )
3 editions published in 1894 in No Linguistic Content and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Professor Welton presents an amusing fight between two trained cats wearing boxing gloves
Band drill ( visu )
3 editions published in 1894 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: From "Milk White Flag." Marching band with leader at the head
Imperial Japanese dance ( visu )
3 editions published in 1894 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"A charming representation of The Mikado dance by three beautiful Japanese ladies in full costume. Very effective when colored. 45 feet"--Edison films catalog
Edison kinetoscopic record of a sneeze, January 7, 1894 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1894 and 1971 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
This film is a spoof on the copyrighting of re-edited silent films. It consists of a comic written introduction tacked onto a very brief original film. The original, considered to be the first motion picture given legal status by copyright acceptance, consists of a man, Fred Ott, sneezing
Sioux ghost dance ( visu )
3 editions published in 1894 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
"One of the most peculiar customs of the Sioux Tribe is here shown, the dancers being genuine Sioux Indians, in full war paint and war costumes. 40 feet"--Edison films catalog
Caicedo with pole ( visu )
3 editions published in 1894 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
"King of the slack wire. His daring feats of balancing as he performs his thrilling feats in midair show that he is perfectly at home. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog, no. 94
Men boxing ( visu )
3 editions published in 1891 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Experimental film made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph camera and viewer, using 3/4-inch wide film
Dickson greeting ( visu )
3 editions published in 1891 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Experimental film made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph camera and viewer, using 3/4-inch wide film
Sandow ( visu )
3 editions published in 1894 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
"Eugene Sandow was the first star to perform before Edison's kinetograph camera. The film reprises the opening of his stage routine in which, according to the New York times, he performed 'a number of "tableaux vivants," to the accompaniment of slow music and much perspiration, with his mighty muscles standing out in bold relief in the white glare of an electric light'"--Videocassette notes by Charles Musser
Athlete with wand ( visu )
3 editions published in 1894 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
One of a series of films using athletes from the local Newark Turnverein as subjects
The Hornbacker-Murphy fight ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in No Linguistic Content and held by 49 libraries worldwide
A referee and five fans (including a waiter in his apron) look on as two young men box
 
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Dickson, W. K.-L.
Dickson, W. K.-L 1860-1935
Dickson, William K. 1860-1935
Dickson, William K.L. 1860-1935
Dickson, William Kennedy Laurie
Dickson, William Kennedy-Laurie 1860-1935
William Dickson
William K. L. Dickson britischer Filmpionier
William K. L. Dickson Brits filmregisseur
William K. L. Dickson britský (skotský) filmový průkopník
William Kennedy Dickson pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya
William Kennedy Laurie Dickson
William Kennedy Laurie Dickson regista e inventore inglese
Вільям Діксон
Уильям Диксон
Уильям Диксон американский изобретатель шотландского происхождения, создавший совместно с Томасом Эдисоном одну из первых кинематографических технологий
ויליאם קנדי דיקסון
ويليام كينيدي ديكسون
ویلیام کندی دیکسون
উইলিয়াম কেনেডি ডিকসন
ウィリアム・K・L・ディクソン
威廉·甘迺迪·迪克森
威廉·肯尼迪·迪克森
威廉·肯尼迪·迪克森 蘇格蘭攝影師和電影攝像機的發明者
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