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Class 2: Edison, Nickelodeons, and the Trust

In today’s class, we surveyed the early inventions by Thomas Edison to make moving pictures possible, including the kinetograph, kinetoscope, and the vitascope. He had some help from the French Lumiere brothers who developed the cinematographe and the Latham Brothers … Continue reading

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Class 1: Class Cancelled on 8/29

Due to the aftermath of the tropical storm, our first class is cancelled. We will meet on Monday, September 13, at our usual time. In the meantime, please download the syllabus.

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