Kino's treasury of early cinema is now available in DVD format. The Movies Begin recreates the dawn of the movies with archival 35mm prints. Produced by Film Preservation Associates and the British Film Institute, the 133 complete motion pictures are spread over five individual volumes.
various directors. U.S./Western Europe. 1894-1913. Total time: approx. 380 mins. (6+ hours) B&W, Color. various musical accompaniment.
The Great Train Robbery & Other Primary Works
Director: Edweard Muybridge, Edwin S. Porter, Thomas Edison
Comedy, Spectacle, and New Horizons
The European Pioneers
Experimentation and Discovery
The Magic of Méliès
Director: Georges Méliès
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