Meticulously detailed accounts of the development of the Kinetograph, Kinetoscope and Biograph based on extensive research of original records at the Edison Historical Site, New Jersey. Edison’s technical knowledge is questioned, and Dickson’s contributions highlighted. An essential reference for anyone interested in the subjects, but sometimes difficult to follow as the complexity of detail swamps the overall https://www.wikipedia.org/ picture. Comprehensive and very sound history of filmmaking in Italy in the silent era, with clear accounts of the still little known activities of the earliest Italian filmmakers. This select bibliography lists some of the many works on Victorian cinema, with a short account of their content and current standing as works of reference in the constantly changing field of research into this period.
Patents are described, books abstracted, and newspaper and journal extracts given. Despite its title, includes many references to the end of the century and beyond, including much information … Read MoreRead More