Historian David Bond explores the connection between French pantomime in the first decade of the 20th Century and one of Europe’s first feature-length films, L’Enfant prodigue (The Prodigal Son).
A Pathé film of uncertain date has long been identified as Les Tulipes (1907).
Some of the most important early developments in “talking pictures” were stimulated by the Paris Exposition of 1900. One of the most notable cinematic events at the Exposition was the[…]
Alfred Clark began working for the Edison Manufacturing Company in 1895 and is the first film-maker known to have used the stop-motion technique and very probably the first to have filmed an historical reconstruction.
A wealthy young atheist finds God, love, and loses his sense of class distinction in one the Edison company’s final productions.