Earlycinema.com - An introduction to early cinema

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The Last Machine - Ian Christie
British Film Institute, 1995.
ISBN 1860000940

From Peep Show to Palace. The Birth of American Film. - David Robinson
University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton, 1998.
ISBN 0231103395

The Beginnings of the Cinema in England, 1894-1901 - John Barnes
University of Exeter Press, 1998.
ISBN 0859895645

Early Cinema. Space Frame Narrative. - Thomas Elsaesser.
BFI Publishing, 1990.
ISBN 0851702457

The Dream That Kicks The Prehistory and Early Years of Cinema in Britain - Michael Chanan.
Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Books Ltd, 1995. ISBN 041511750X

In the Kingdom of Shadows A Companion to Early Cinema - Colin Harding.
Cygnus Arts, 1996. ISBN 190054105X

British Cinema Source Book : Bfi Archive Viewing Copies and Library Materials
Indiana University Press, 1995. ISBN 0851704743

Rachael Low's History of British Film - Rachael Low et al..
Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Books Ltd, 1997. ISBN 0415154510



Video / DVD

EARLY CINEMA: Primitives and Pioneers - 1895-1910 - BFI Video

The Movies Begin - A Treasury of Early Cinema, 1894-1913 - Region 1 DVD box set - over 130 early films!



World Wide Web

Adventures in Cybersound - Includes biographies of cinema pioneers.

Internet Movie Database - fantastic resource for film both past and present, includes filmographies of early cinema filmmakers

abebooks.com - A great site which searches for used, secondhand, rare and out of print books from a huge number of shops

Amazon - UK US

www.bfi.org.uk - The online home of the British Film Institute