Beginnings of the biograph : the story of the invention of the mutoscope and the biograph and their supplying camera
by Hendricks, Gordon
New York: The Beginnings of the American Film, 1964. Hardcover. VG- clean, tight contents. Art school ex-lib. copy with usual marks. Covers/dj have some general shelf wear.. [vi] + 78 pp. with bw photographic frontis and 24 glossy bw photos. The second in a series of books designed to investigate the beginnings of the American film. This book takes up the story in late 1894, in New York City and Syracuse, with W.K.L. Dickson's contact with Harry Marvin, a motion picture camera, a projector, and a peep-hole exhibiting machine. It is the story of the work of these men into the season of 1896-97 that forms the substance of Beginnings of the Biograph.
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