Interesting and informative. A must for film historians.
Before the NickelodeonNoted film historian Charles Musser (author of "The Emergence of Cinema") co-wrote and directed this definitive tribute to Edwin S. Porter, Thomas Edison’s mechanic and cameraman, who is now recognized as America’s first important filmmaker and a major contributor to the evolution of film structure. Porter...Start your free trial to watch
Before the Nickelodeon is a perfect retelling of the life of Edwin S. Porter. The film shows continuous clips from silent movies made in the late 1800's and early 1900's...
Fascinating and informative documentary about one of the most prolific and innovative directors of early film. Before there was D.W. Griffith, there was Edwin S. Porter. Before there was "The...