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The Resource The movies begin : a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914, Kino International ; [produced by] Film Preservation Associates and The British Film Institute ; produced for video by David Shepard, (videorecording)

The movies begin : a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914, Kino International ; [produced by] Film Preservation Associates and The British Film Institute ; produced for video by David Shepard, (videorecording)

Label
The movies begin : a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914
Title
The movies begin
Title remainder
a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914
Statement of responsibility
Kino International ; [produced by] Film Preservation Associates and The British Film Institute ; produced for video by David Shepard
Title variation
  • Treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914
  • Treasury of early cinema, 1894-1913
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The genesis of the motion picture medium is recreated in this collection of the cinema's formative works. More than crucial historical artifacts, these films reveal the foundation from which the styles and stories of the contemporary cinema would later arise
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Cataloging source
MTG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music compiled and composed by Robert Israel (v. 1 & 5) ; music composed and performed by Alexander Rannie (v. 4) ; music by Neil Brand (v. 2 & 3)
Language note
Silent film with music sound track
Runtime
414
Technique
live action
The movies begin : a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914, Kino International ; [produced by] Film Preservation Associates and The British Film Institute ; produced for video by David Shepard, (videorecording)
Label
The movies begin : a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914, Kino International ; [produced by] Film Preservation Associates and The British Film Institute ; produced for video by David Shepard, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 1994 Kino International Corp
  • Vol. 3: time on container incorrect
  • Title on vol. 4 container: Magic of Méliès
  • Special features: text (program notes) by Charles Musser ; film access
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Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
v. 1. The great train robbery and other primary works (75 min.) -- v. 2. The European pioneers (58 min.) -- v. 3. Experimentation and discovery (93 min.) -- v. 4. The cinema magic of George Melies (103 min.) -- v. 5. Comedy, spectacle, and new horizons (85 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'f': 'http://opac.lib.rpi.edu/record=b1547624'}
Extent
5 videodiscs (414 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
K236A--K236E
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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