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 ...
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.
A documentary on the origins of the American cinema; Porter's work is showcased in the context of the whole American cinema of his day, from mutoscope parlors to the advent of the projected...
10. Sept. 2012 · Before the Nickelodeon: The Early Cinema of Edwin S Porter Film Time Out says Edwin S Porter's contribution to the history of the movies is enormous.
- Charles Musser
Before the Nickelodeon: The Cinema of Edwin S. Porter (1982) | MUBI. Beautiful, interesting, incredible cinema.
Before the nickelodeon : the early cinema of Edwin S. Porter Authors: Blanche Sweet, Charles Musser, Film for Thought (Firm), Televisual, Inc Summary: A portrait of film producer Edwin S. Porter, the first great American filmmaker (The Great Train Robbery, etc.). Spotlights the years 1894 to 1908.