Film firsts. Pt. 2

United States, 1959

Film
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Episode of Series “History of the Motion Picture”.
This film spotlights the remarkable achievements of a quartet of great film pioneers, Edwin S.Porter, Georges Melies, Thomas H.Ince, and D.W.Griffith, who in a few years prior to 1914 brought imagination, drama, technical innovations and photographic trickery to the screen. Illustrated by excerpts from the films.

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Credits

producer

Saul J. Turell

Paul Killiam

production company

Gregstan Enterprises

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1959

Appears in

History of the Motion Picture

Group of items

History of the Motion Picture

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

003661

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture authorship

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Appreciation

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - History

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Production and direction

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art and motion pictures

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Experimental

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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