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  1. 9. Okt. 1982 · Before the Nickelodeon: The Early Cinema of Edwin S. Porter: Directed by Charles Musser. With Blanche Sweet, Jay Leyda, Rob Issen, Robert Sklar. This documentary is produced by one of the world's foremost authorities and biographers of Edwin S. Porter. Since little is known of Porter's personal life, the emphasis here is on his ...

    • (136)
    • Documentary, Biography, History
    • Charles Musser
    • 1982-10-09
  2. Before The Nickelodeon: The Early Cinema of Edwin S. Porter. Leaders in various fields of education, psychology, and counseling discuss the importance of B.F. Skinner's work to their particular fields. Describes the history of behaviorism and demonstrates the application of behavioral techniques in various settings. Addeddate.

    • 62 Min.
  3. Edwin Porter and the Edison Manufacturing Company found themselves operating within a dynamic, rapidly changing industry. The year 1907 was a key turning point in cinema’s history as pressures created or magnified by the nickelodeon boom transformed screen practices on almost every level.

    • DGO-Digital Original, 1
  4. An award-winning and intricately detailed documentary on the genesis of early cinema, Before the Nickelodeon focuses on one of the craft’s most ingenious pioneers: Edwin S. Porter. The film is based on the research of the leading scholar of early American film, Charles Musser, who also co-wrote and directed it.

  5. 22. Apr. 2008 · Narrated by silent-movie actress Blanche Sweet, Before the Nickelodeon is a treasure trove of rarely seen material, including hand-colored photographs and sixteen complete Porter films, among them the May Irwin Kiss (1896), the Sunken Battleship 'Maine' (1898), Jack and the Beanstalk (1902) and Life of an American FIreman (1902-3).

    • (11)
    • DVD
  6. 15. Nov. 2023 · About this book. This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact.

  7. 14. Mai 1991 · Musser takes us into the long-forgotten world of early cinema unexpectedly sophisticated and yet radically different from current movie-making. Focusing on Edwin S. Porter, most often remembered as the producer of The Great Train Robbery, Musser situates Porter’s achievements within the vibrant context of turn-of-the-century ...

    • (1)
    • 1991
    • Charles Musser
    • Charles Musser