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Edison. the invention of the movies Disc 1 1889-1903

Higgins, Steven, (organizer.). Musser, Charles, (organizer.). Kino Classics (Firm), (publisher.). Thomas A. Edison, Inc., (production company.).

A comprehensive survey of one of cinema's most influential figures, Edison: The Invention of the Movies is a monumental collection of 140 archival motion pictures. From 19th-century camera tests never intended for public screening to the last feature-length film released by the Thomas A. Edison Studios in 1918 (The Unbeliever), the collection is digitally mastered with musical scores, surrounded by a wealth of historical documents and interviews with leading film archivists and historians.

DVD  - 2023
791.4375 Ediso
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  • Physical Description videodisc
    1 videodisc (182 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher New York, NY : Kino Classics, [2023]

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General Note:
Title from disc label.
Special features: two hours of video interviews with cinema scholars, discussing specific films, the Edison Studios, and efforts to preserve the Edison legacy; photo archives of more than 200 documents from MoMA's Edision Collection; detailed film notes by Charles Musser, the world's leading authority on the Edison studio.
GMD: videodisc.
Formatted Contents Note: Kinetoscopic record of a sneeze -- Sandow -- The black diamond express -- Jack and the beanstalk -- The gay shoe clerk -- Life of an American fireman.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 0, NTSC.