Video/Film , DVD in English

Landmarks of early film

  • [place unknown] : Film Preservation Associates ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Image Entertainment [distributor], ©1997-1999.
  • 2 videodiscs : sound, b&w, tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC region 1).
Credits
  • Producer, David Shepard; music, Robert Israel; narration for A trip to the moon, Georges Méliès, adapted and read by Fabrice Zagury.
Subjects
Series
Summary
  • 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.
Contents
  • Series photography (1877-1885)
  • Edison kinetoscope films (1894-1896)
  • Lumière films (1895-1897)
  • A trip to the moon (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 and his animated pictures (1911)
  • The girl and her trust (1912)
  • Bangville police (1913).
Other information
  • Essay by Dean W. Duncan inserted in container.
  • Subtitle on vol. 2: The magic of Méliès.
  • Videodisc release of silent films originally produced between 1886-1913 with newly realized musical accompaniment.
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 47697028