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Before the Nickelodeon the early cinema of Edwin S. Porter /

Publisher description: Between the years 1894 to 1908, Edwin S. Porter was the leading American filmmaker. Follows his movie career, from his first job installing Thomas Edison's Vitascope machines in New York, through his business as a film exhibitor, to his job as head of Edison's movie studio. There he created story films: Jack and the Beanstalk, The Life of an American Fireman, and The Great Train Robbery. By 1909, his film technique was old fashioned. Fired by Edison, he continued making films until 1915, but he had been left behind by new directors with new techniques.

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  • "Noted historian Charles Musser traces cinema history from 1896 to 1909 focusing on pioneer filmmaker Edwin S Porter."
  • "Documentaire over één van de pioniers van de film, Edwin S. Porter."
  • "Traces the saga of filmmaking from 1896 to 1909, focusing on Edwin S. Porter, the director of such works as The Great Train Robbery and Life of an American Fireman."
  • "This documentary traces the history of filmmaking from 1896-1909, focusing on the work of Edwin S. Porter who introduced innovative editing and storyline techniques and directed such works as The great train robbery and Life of an American fireman. Besides re-evaluating Porter's constributions to film history and art, it explores the development of motion pictures from arcade novelty and visual newspaper to universal entertainment and social mirror."
  • "Publisher description: Between the years 1894 to 1908, Edwin S. Porter was the leading American filmmaker. Follows his movie career, from his first job installing Thomas Edison's Vitascope machines in New York, through his business as a film exhibitor, to his job as head of Edison's movie studio. There he created story films: Jack and the Beanstalk, The Life of an American Fireman, and The Great Train Robbery. By 1909, his film technique was old fashioned. Fired by Edison, he continued making films until 1915, but he had been left behind by new directors with new techniques."@en
  • "Entre els anys 1894 i 1908, Edwin S. Porter fou el principal director nord-americà. El 1909, la seva tècnica fílmica estava ja superada. Continuà realitzant pel·lícules fins al 1915."
  • "Between the years 1894 to 1908, Edwin S. Porter was the leading American filmmaker. Follows his movie career, from his first job installing Thomas Edison's Vitascope machines in New York, through his business as a film exhibitor, to his job as head of Edison's movie studio. There he created story films: Jack and the Beanstalk, The Life of an American Fireman, and The Great Train Robbery. By 1909, his film technique was old fashioned. Ffired by Edison, he continued making films until 1915, but he had been left behind by new directors with new techniques."
  • "A portrait of film producer Edwin S. Porter. Spotlights the years 1894 to 1908, as onetime silent film star Blanche Sweet narrates. Includes hand-tinted stills and segments from Porter's movies and those of other filmmakers."@en
  • "A portrait of film producer Edwin S. Porter. Spotlights the years 1894 to 1908, as onetime silent film star Blanche Sweet narrates. Includes hand-tinted stills and segments from Porter's movies and those of other filmmakers."
  • "Musser traces cinema history from 1896-1909, following the pioneering work of filmmaker Edwin S. Porter. He explores the growth of moving pictures from an arcade novelty to a visual newspaper to universal entertainment and social arbiter."@en
  • "Tra il 1894 e il 1908 Edwin S. Porter fu il più importante regista Americano. Questo documentario, attraverso narratori d'eccezione, segue gli sviluppi della sua carriera dagli esordi fino al 1915, quando dovette cedere il posto ai registi di nuova generazione."
  • "A portrait of film producer Edwin S. Porter. Spotlights the years 1894 to 1908. Includes hand-tinted stills and segments from Porter's movies and those of other filmmakers."
  • "A portrait of film producer Edwin S. Porter. Spotlights the years 1894 to 1908. Includes hand-tinted stills and segments from Porter's movies and those of other filmmakers."@en
  • "Traces the saga of filmmaking between 1895-1909, focusing on Edwin Porter, the first great American filmmaker (The Great Train Robbery, etc.). Porter worked as an exhibitor in the 1890's, then moved into production as head of Thomas Edison's new indoor studio early in 1901. During 1901-1902, he was at the forefront of innovation, experimenting with new cinematic concepts. By 1908, techniques of mass production made Porter a marginal figure, and in 1909 he was fired."@en
  • "A portrait of pioneer film producer Edwin S. Porter. Spotlights the years from 1894 to 1908. Includes hand-tinted stills and segments from Porter's movies and those of other filmmakers."
  • "Tra fine '800 e primi anni del '900, Edwin S. Porter fu il più importante regista americano. Il documentario ripercorre la sua carriera, dai primi lavori per Edison, ai grandi successi (The Life of an American Fireman e The Great Train Robbery), fino al 1915, quando venne superato dai registi della nuova generazione."
  • "A portrait of film producer Edwin S. Porter, the first great American filmmaker (The Great Train Robbery, etc.). Spotlights the years 1894 to 1908. Porter worked as an exhibitor in the 1890s, then moved into production as head of Thomas Edison's new indoor studio early in 1901. During 1901-1902 he was at the forefront of innovation, experimenting with new cinematic concepts. By 1908 techniques of mass production made Porter a marginal figure, and in 1909 he was fired. Includes hand-tinted stills and segments from Porter's movies and those of other filmmakers."
  • "Presents the history of filmmaking in America from 1896 to 1909 with special attention to the films of Edwin S. Porter such as The Great Train Robbery and Life of an American Fireman."

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  • "DVD-Video."
  • "montage archives."
  • "Documentary films."@en
  • "Documentary."
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc."
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
  • "Feature films."@en
  • "Short."
  • "Biography"
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  • "non fiction."
  • "Documentals."
  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "Short films."@en
  • "History."@en
  • "Nonfiction films."@en

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  • "Before the Nickelodeon the early cinema of Edwin S. Porter /"@en
  • "Before the Nickelodeon the early cinema of Edwin S. Porter /"
  • "Before the nickelodeon the early cinema of Edwin S. Porter /"@en
  • "Before the nickelodeon the early cinema of Edwin S. Porter /"
  • "Early cinema of Edwin S. Porter"@en
  • "Early cinema of Edwin S. Porter"
  • "Early cinema of Edwin S. Porter."
  • "Before the Nickelodeon : the early cinema of Edwin S. Porter /"
  • "Before the nickelodeon: the early cinema of Edwin S. Porter"
  • "Before the nickelodeon. the early cinema of Edwin S. Porter."
  • "Before the nickelodeon :"@en