Before The Nickelodeon: The Early Cinema Of Edwin S. Porter

Before The Nickelodeon: The Early Cinema Of Edwin S. Porter

Director: Charles Musser Cast: Jay Leyda, Robert L. Rosen


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Product Details

Release Date: 04/22/2008
UPC: 0738329058920
Original Release: 1982
Rating: NR
Source: Kino Video
Presentation: [B&W]
Sound: [silent]
Time: 1:00:00
Sales rank: 65,304

Special Features

3 additional Porter Shorts:; "Waiting at the Church" (1906); "Life of a Cowboy" (1906); "Uncle Josh at the Moving Picture Show" (1902)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jay Leyda Participant
Robert L. Rosen Participant
Peter Davis Participant
D.A. Pennebaker Participant
Milos Forman Participant
Warren D. Leight Participant
Rick King Participant
Louis Malle Participant
Robert Altman Participant
Jim Walton Participant
Michael Peyser Participant
Graham Weinbren Participant
Blanche Sweet Narrator

Technical Credits
Charles Musser Director,Editor,Producer,Screenwriter
Steve Brier Executive Producer
Warren D. Leight Screenwriter
Elizabeth Lennard Associate Producer
Ben Model Score Composer
Robert L. Rosen Consultant/advisor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Before the Nickelodeon: The Early Cinema of Edwin S. Porter
1. Opening Titles [2:06]
2. Beginnings [3:59]
3. Porter Gets in on the Ground Floor [3:45]
4. Porter Shows Films in Gotham [4:24]
5. Porter Takes a New Job [5:30]
6. Porter Gets a Break [8:47]
7. Porter Starts to Tell Stories [12:22]
8. Porter Experiments Some More [8:19]
9. Porter Resists Mass Production [8:59]

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