Most widely held works about Charles Musser
Most widely held works by Charles Musser
The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907 by Charles Musser ( Book )
15 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
The Emergence of the Cinema: The American Screen to 1907.
Before the nickelodeon : Edwin S. Porter and the Edison Manufacturing Company by Charles Musser ( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Edison the invention of the movies ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. Many Edison films continue to be impressive as the company employed such accomplished early directors as John Collins and Alan Crosland.
Oscar Micheaux and his circle : African-American filmmaking and race cinema of the silent era ( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
Resisting images : essays on cinema and history ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
High-class moving pictures : Lyman H. Howe and the forgotten era of traveling exhibition, 1880-1920 by Charles Musser ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Thomas A. Edison and his kinetographic motion pictures by Charles Musser ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Moving pictures : American art and early film, 1880-1910 by Nancy Mowll Mathews ( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
The magic of Méliès ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
A collection of 15 early motion picture films by Georges Méliès for his Star Film company. Also includes a documentary on the life and career of Méliès.
Comedy, spectacle and new horizons ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
A collection of early motion picture films, focusing especially on the first films that began to reflect modern cinematic conventions. Includes works by Pathé Frères, Max Linder, the Vitagraph Company, Alice Guy Blaché, and D.W. Griffith.
Before the Nickelodeon the early cinema of Edwin S. Porter ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
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.
Experimentation and discovery ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
A collection of early motion picture films from the first 10 years of medium, including works by Cecil Hepworth, George Howard Cricks, John Howard Martin, Pathé Frères, and the Edison Manufacturing Company.
Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900 : an annotated filmography by Charles Musser ( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Before Hollywood : turn-of-the-century film from American archives ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
The European pioneers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
A collection of early motion picture films from Europe, including works by Auguste and Louis Lumière, Robert W. Paul, George Albert Smith, James Bamforth & James A. Williamson.
Between the wars ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Explores the events between World War I and World War II.
Latin America intervention in our own backyard ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Explores early U.S. policy in the Caribbean and Central and South America as Pan-American relations deteriorated until, in 1933, President Roosevelt abolished the Monroe doctrine of intervention.
The Great Depression and foreign affairs ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Presents America during the Depression and how the economic collapse changed America's outlook on the world.
Motion picture catalogs by American producers and distributors, 1894-1908 a microfilm edition ( Book )
in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
A Guide to motion picture catalogs by American producers and distributors, 1894-1908 : a microfilm edition ( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Actualities (Motion pictures) Actualities (Motion pictures) African Americans Art, American Art and motion pictures Biography Catalogs Cinematography--Special effects Conference proceedings Criticism, interpretation, etc. Documentary films Documentary films Edison, Thomas A.--1847-1931 Edison Electric Light Company Europe Exhibition catalogs Feature films Fiction films Film archives France History History, Modern Howe, Lyman H.,--1856-1923 International relations Kinetograph Kineto-phonograph Kinetoscope Latin America Méliès, Georges,--1861-1938 Micheaux, Oscar,--1884-1951 Monroe doctrine Motion picture film collections--Archival resources Motion picture industry Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Motion pictures and history Motion pictures--Marketing Nonfiction films Popular culture Porter, Edwin S Race films Roosevelt, Franklin D.--1882-1945 Short films Silent films Silent films Star-film Thomas A. Edison, Inc United States War--Causes World War (1939-1945)