The American Movie Industry: The Business of Motion Pictures

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1. Vitascope/Cinématographe: Initial Patterns of American Film Industrial Practice
1. Gordon Hendricks, The Kinetoscope ( New York: Beginnings of American Film, 1966), p. 3; Memo, "Kinetograph Case: 1900", Edison National Historic Site, West Orange, N.J. (hereafter cited as Edison Archive).
2. Terry Ramsaye, A Million and One Nights: A History of the Motion Picture ( New York: Simon, 1926), p. 119.
3. Thomas Edison to Eadweard Muybridge, 8 Feb. 1894, Edison Archive.
4. Hendricks, Kinetoscope, p. 79.
5. Raff to Thomas R. Lombard, 31 May 1895, Raff and Gammon Collection, Baker Library, Harvard Univ. (hereafter cited as Raft and Gammon Collection).
6. Ibid.
7. George Sadoul, Louis Lumière ( Paris: Editions Seghers, 1964), p. 148.
8. Raff to Messrs. Daniel and Armat, 17 Jan. 1896, Raff and Gammon Collection.
9. Oliver Read and Walter L. Welch, From Tin Foil to Stereo ( New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1959), p. 110.
10. Raff and Gammon to M. Hendersholt, 4 Apr. 1896, Raff and Gammon Collection.
11. Vitascope Company Catalogue, 1896, Crawford Collection, Museum of Modern Art.
12. A. F. Reiser to Edison Kinetoscope Co., 29 Feb. 1896, Raff and Gammon Collection.
13. Raff and Gammon to Armat, 21 Mar. 1896, Raff and Gammon Collection.
14. Raff and Gammon to A. Bial, 7 Apr. 1896, Raff and Gammon Collection.
15. Maxwell E Marcuse, This Was New York ( New York: Carlton Pr., 1965), p. 199.
16. New York Journal, 4 Apr. 1896, clipping in Raft and Gammon Collection.
17. New York Dramatic Mirror: 4 July 1896, p. 17; 11 July, p. 17; 18 July, p. 17.
18. Robert Grau, The Theatre of Science: A Volume of Progress and Achievement in the Motion Picture Industry ( New York: Broadway Pub. Co., 1914), p. 9.
19. A. F. Reiser to Raff and Gammon, 8 May 1896, Raff and Gammon Collection.
20. P. T. Kiefaber to Raff, 11 June 1896, Raff and Gammon Collection.
21. A. Holland to Raff, 9 Sept. 1896, Raff and Gammon Collection.
22. Sadoul, Lumière, p. 67.
23. Hixom and Wollam to Raft and Gammon, 23 June, 1896, Raff and Gammon Collection.
24. A. F. Reiser to Raff and Gammon, undated but filed with 1896 letters, Raff and Gammon Collection.
25. Hixom and Wollam to the Vitascope Co., 28 Aug. 1896, Raff and Gammon Collection.
26. Sadoul, Lumière, p. 41.
27. Hendricks, Kinetoscope, p. 140.

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