Thomas A. Edison and his Kinetographic Motion Pictures. Rutgers University Press.


This book gave me a lot of the information I needed on the basic history of Thomas Edison’s work in the motion picture industry. There were also pictures

which helped me better understand the information.

Thomas Alva Edison: inventing the electric age. Adair, Gene. 1996.Oxford University Press: New York.

This book also gave me information on his inventions with pictures. It also gave me information on other work that Edison did and why he was interested in inventing devices for the movie industry.

“Motion Pictures, History of.” (6 Dec. 2000). Microsoft Encarta

Online Encyclopedia. 1999-2000

This online encyclopedia also gave me information on not only Thomas Edison’s contribution to the movie industry, but also the whole history and origins of movies


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