Con Edison

I’ve read chapters 1 and 2 of A Short History of The Movies, and basically learned that Thomas Edison was important, yet ruthless. A true entrepreneur. Here are a few of his early works:

And then the Lumier Brothers, the fathers of the documentary, though they also dabbled in early fictional film making (most importantly, the early arrival of physical comedy on screen, a great contribution to the silent film era, and my childhood).


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Posted on December 18, 2010, in American Film History and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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