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Thomas Edison in Edison: The Invention of the Movies

Edison: The Invention of the Movies

1891 NR

This fascinating set tells the history of the Edison Company and the invention of the motion picture. The collection features 140 complete Edison Company films from 1891-1918, restored and set to music; more than 200 scans from MOMA'S Edison Collection, including script fragments, interoffice memos and promotions; film-by-film program notes by expert Charles Musser; hours of interviews with archivists and scholars; and more.