Pioneers of cinema

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  • Creator a program by Roberto Roberti and Carlo Maffeis ; producers, Roberto Roberti, Carlo Maffeis ; production, Prima Immagine, Inedita
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [English version]. [Place of publication not identified] : WinStar Home Entertainment, [1999]
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in
  • ISBNs 1572525843, 9781572525849
  • OCLC ocm42664949
  • Credits
    • Videocassette release of a 1995 production
    • Editors, Roberto Stasolla (pt. 1), Marcello Cottone (pt. 2-3); narrator, Marco Balzarotti ; music, Antonio Coppola ; translations, Stefania Nola

Summary

  • The three-part "Pioneers of cinema" looks at the early beginnings of the film industry-- from the historic productions of the Lumiere brothers in 1895 and Thomas Edison's 'optical phonograph', to George Melies 'tricks' and the Pathes brothers productions of art. Includes footage of some of the first films ever made.

Notes

  • On container: "music by Maestro Adriano Coppola."
  • VHS.

Contents

  • pt. 1. From the magic latern to film (1895-1902) (54 min.) -- pt. 2. The French cinema between poetry and industry (1903-1914) (56 min.) -- pt. 3. The Italian cinema from "Porta Pia" to sound (1905-1930) (53 min.)
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