Early Cinema - Primitives And Pioneers (DVD)

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Early Cinema - Primitives And Pioneers (DVD)

Features a collection of fifty-nine films originating from the pre-1910 era of cinema. Includes: 'Ali Bava Et Les Quarante Voleurs', 'Magic Bricks' an...

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“When cinema was young”

published 24/03/2012

ProA great glimpse at old, old films

ConsThere are none, but you need to like this kind of ...

This two-DVD set from the BFI costs about £15. Cinema was ‘officially’ invented in 1895 by the French Lumiere brothers (Edison in the USA had invented a kind of a moving picture as early as 1892, but it wasn’t ‘cinema’ – i.e. something that was projected from a lamp onto a screen, and I don’t...

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“Films from 110 years ago”

published 24/10/2005

ProGreat films

ConsI wanted more!

If you are even only vaguely interested in the early days of cinema, you really do need to get this special 2 DVD set. Because when the British Film Institute says early, they mean really early! The earliest film in this collection dates back to 1895. Yes! That's right! 1895! You can see gems...

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Features a collection of fifty-nine films originating from the pre-1910 era of cinema. Includes: 'Ali Bava Et Les Quarante Voleurs', 'Magic Bricks' and 'The Great Train Robbery'.

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