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Eadweard Muybridge

Photographer, Cinematographer (9-Apr-1830 — 8-May-1904)


Brian Clegg. The Man Who Stopped Time: The Illuminating Story of Eadweard Muybridge: Pioneer Photographer, Father of the Motion Picture, Murderer. Washington, DC: Joseph Henry Press. 2007. 265pp.

Robert Bartlett Haas. Muybridge: Man in Motion. University of California Press. 1976. 207pp.

Gordon Hendricks. Eadweard Muybridge: The Father of the Motion Picture. New York: Grossman Publishers. 1975. 271pp.

Paul Hill. Eadweard Muybridge. London, England: Phaidon. 2001. 125pp.

Kevin MacDonnell. Eadweard Muybridge: The Man who Invented the Moving Picture. Boston, MA: Little, Brown. 1972. 158pp.

Rebecca Solnit. River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West. New York City: Viking Press. 2003. 305pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.542)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1059)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.758)

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1021)

  9. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.615)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.518)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.391)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.526)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.360)

  14. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.718)

  15. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.350)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.65)

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