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Films of
Edwin S. Porter

(1898-1905)

 

Contents: Elopement on Horseback (1898), Strange Adventure of New York Drummer (1899), Uncle Josh’s Nightmare (1900), Terrible Teddy, the Grizzly King (1901), Love by the Light of the Moon (1901), Circular Panorama of Electric Tower (1901), Panorama of Esplanade by Night (1901), Martyred Presidents (1901), Uncle Josh at the Moving Picture Show (1902), The Twentieth Century Tramp; or, Happy Hooligan and His Airship (1902), Fun in a Bakery Shop (1902), Jack and the Beanstalk (1902), The Life of an American Fireman (1903), Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Slavery Days (1903), The Gay Shoe Clerk (1903), Rounding Up of the “Yeggmen” (1904), The European Rest Cure (1904), The Ex-Convict (1904), The Kleptomaniac (1905), The Seven Ages (1905), How Jones Lost His Roll (1905) and The Whole Dam Family and the Dam Dog (1905).

coverGrapevine Video
2009 DVD edition

Films of Edwin S. Porter (1898-1905), black & white, 117 minutes total, not rated
including Elopement on Horseback (1898), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Strange Adventure of New York Drummer (1899), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Uncle Josh’s Nightmare (1900), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Terrible Teddy, the Grizzly King (1901), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Love by the Light of the Moon (1901), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Circular Panorama of Electric Tower (1901), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Panorama of Esplanade by Night (1901), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Martyred Presidents (1901), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Uncle Josh at the Moving Picture Show (1902), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Twentieth Century Tramp; or, Happy Hooligan and His Airship (1902), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Fun in a Bakery Shop (1902), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Jack and the Beanstalk (1902), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Life of an American Fireman (1903), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Slavery Days (1903), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Gay Shoe Clerk (1903), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Rounding Up of the “Yeggmen” (1904), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The European Rest Cure (1904), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Ex-Convict (1904), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Kleptomaniac (1905), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Seven Ages (1905), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, How Jones Lost His Roll (1905), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, and The Whole Dam Family and the Dam Dog (1905), black & white, ? minutes, not rated.

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-42614-10367-4.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, single-layered DVD-R disc, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 22 chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, $14.95.
Release date: November 2009.
Country of origin: USA

This collection has been mastered from the old Library of Congress 16mm reduction compilation prints that were originally released on VHS videotape by Kartes Video in the 1980s.

The films are accompanied by a variety of preexisting recordings, both vintage and contemporary.

 
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