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Title Bill Douglas Centre collection [electronic resource], 1660-1950 1790-1925.

Published Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
Series Victorian popular culture. Section IV, Moving pictures, optical entertainments and the advent of cinema
Victorian popular culture. Moving pictures, optical entertainments and the advent of cinema.
Notes Title from Library menu (viewed on Feb. 20, 2013)
Includes material by or about the following people: Auguste and Louis Lumiᥲe, Thomas A. Edison, Louis Jacques Mand⥠Daguerre, Georges M⥬iᥳ, Eadweard Muybridge, Emile Reynaud, Erich von Stroheim, D.W. Griffith, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Clara Bow, Cecil B. DeMille, Douglas Fairbanks, Fox Talbot, Buster Keaton, Cecil Hepworth, Rudolph Valentino.
Summary Electronic reproduction of material relating to the history of film and visual media from the Bill Douglas Centre. Founded in 1994, the Centre houses material collected by Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell over their lifetimes. The material constitutes a research collection of international significance, illustrating the development of optical recreation and popular entertainment from the late 18th century to the present day. The selection included here brings together publications relating to optical recreation and the early development of the motion picture industry, and a range of primary source documents: movie magazines, printed ephemera, programmes, sheet music, cigarette cards, postcards, games, toys and other merchandise from the early and pre-cinema era.
Original Version Bill Douglas Centre, University of Exeter
Other author Douglas, Bill, 1934-1991.
Jewell, Peter.
Bill Douglas Centre.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Subject Motion pictures -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Motion pictures -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Motion picture industry -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Amusements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources.
Motion picture actors and actresses.
Lantern projection.
Shadow shows.
Scientific recreations.
Optical illusions.
Optical instruments -- Technological innovations.