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Barnes, John. The Beginnings of the Cinema in England 1894-1901. Vol. 1: The Beginnings of the Cinema in England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1976. Vol. 2: Pioneers of the British Film. London: Bishopgate Press, 1983. Vol. 3: The Rise of the Cinema in Great Britain. London: Bishopgate Press, 1983. Vol. 4: Filming the Boer War. London: Bishopgate Press, 1992. Vol. 5: 1900. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1997.
Bottomore, Stephen, ed. "Cinema Pioneers" issue of Film History 10, no. 1 (1998).
Fell, John L. Film before Griffith. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983.
"Early British Cinema" issue of Film History 16, no. 1 (2004).
Guibbert, Pierre, ed. Les premiers ans de cinéma français. Perpignon: Institut Jean Vigo, 1985.
Hammond, Paul. Marvelous Méliès. New York: St. Martin's, 1975.
Hendricks, Gordon. Beginnings of the Biograph: The Story of the Invention of the Mutoscope and Biograph and Their Supplying Camera. New York: The Beginnings of the American Film, 1964.
---------. The Edison Motion Picture Myth. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1961.
Komatsu, Hiroshi. "The Lumière Cinématographe and the Production of the Cinema in Japan in the Earliest Period," Film History 8, no. 4 (1996): 431–38.
Leyda, Jay, and Charles Musser. Before Hollywood: Turn-of-the-Century Films from American Archives. New York: American Federation of the Arts, 1986.
McKernan, Luke, and Mark van den Tempel, eds. "The Wonders of the Biograph." Griffithiana 66/70 (1999/2000).
Musser, Charles. Before the Nickelodeon: Edwin S. Porter and the Edison Manufacturing Company. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.
---------. The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907. New York: Scribners, 1990.
Rossell, Deac. "A Chronology of Cinema, 1889–1896" issue of Film History 7, no. 2 (summer 1995).
---------. Living Pictures: The Origins of the Movies. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998.
Sopocy, Martin. James Williamson: Studies and Documents of a Pioneer of the Film Narrative. Cranbury NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998.
Toulmin, Vanessa. "'Local films for local people': Travelling showmen and the commissioning of local films in Great Britain, 1900-1902." Film History 13, no. 1 (2001): 188-137.
Turconi, Davide. "'Hic Sunt Leones': The First Decade of American Film Comedy, 1894–1903," Griffithiana 55/56 (September 1996): 151–215.

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