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The inventor and the tycoon : a Gilded Age murder and the birth of moving pictures / Edward Ball.

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Author/Creator:
Ball, Edward, 1959-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Doubleday, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 447 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [415]-426) and index.
Contents:
  • The Stanford entertainment
  • The yellow jacket murder
  • God of the sun --- Harnessing the elephant
  • The photographer
  • Flora Downs
  • Occident
  • Harry Larkyns
  • The octopus
  • Little Harry
  • King Eadweard
  • Marital rights
  • The grocer
  • The immigrant
  • The trial
  • The speculator
  • Verdicts
  • The horse lovers
  • Prestidigitator
  • Motion, study
  • Celluloid
  • The flood.
Summary:
The story of Eadweard Muybridge, inventor of stop-motion photography and moving pictures--who was also a murderer--and his relationship with Leland Stanford, the wealthy railroad baron and founder of Stanford University.
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ISBN:
9780385525756
0385525753

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