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Title: Magic Moments: First 20 Years of Moving Pictures in Toronto (1894-1914).
Description: Whitby, Ontario, Gutteridge-Pratley. 2000, First Edition. Soft Cover. 258 pp, 10 7/8" H. Over 200 (b&w) illustrations. Errata slip tipped in at dedication page. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE: "BEST REGARDS ROBERT W. GUTTERIDGE APRIL 5, 2011". Contents: Foreword; To the Reader; Acknowledgement; Pre-Cinema; The Kinetoscope; The Vitascope; The Eidoloscope; The Lumiere Cinematographe; The Kinematograph(e); The Cinematographe Returns; The Animatograph; The Motograph; The Jubilee; Fire! Fire!; The Bioscope; The Biograph / The Mutoscope; Early Film Genres: Fight Films / War Films / Trick Films / Religious Films; Toward the Nickelodeon; Age of the Nickelodeon; Photo-Playhouse Boom!; Sound: The Lecturer / Music and Effects / Synchronization; Colour; Specials: Hale's Tours / Lyman H. Howe's Travel Festival / Kinemacolor / Adventure / Moving Picture Convention / War Films; Production and Distribution: Living Canada / S. Max Walkinshaw / George Scott / Conness-Till Film Co. / Canadian Themes from Outside / Distribution; Appendices; Film Index; General Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor waviness to top/bottom of text block, a few very minor edge wrinkles, very minor soiling on bottom of text block. Very Good+. Signed by Author.

Keywords: Bijou Theatre, Association Hall, Beaver, Biograph, Burlesque, Cinematographe, Thomas Edison, Duping, Garden, Hippodrome, Kinetoscope, Massey Hall, Majestic, Lumiere Bros. , Nickelodeon, Musee, Projectionsist, Shea's, Royal Alexandra, Vitascope, Lense

Price: US$ 125.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 25631

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