Edison: The Invention of the Movies (DVD)
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Studios in 1918 (The Unbeliever), the collection is digitally mastered with musical scores, surrounded by a wealth of historical documents and interviews with leading film archivists and historians. 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 Edison Collection | Detailed film notes by Charles Musser, the world's leading authority on the Edison studio
|Oct 3, 2023
|Comedy, Documentary, Drama
|Eugen Sandow, Fred Ott, Annie Oakley, John C. Rice, May Irwin
|William K.L. Dickson, James H. White, Alfred Clark (many more)
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