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Author Ball, Edward, 1958- author.

Title The inventor and the tycoon : the murderer Eadweard Muybridge, the entrepreneur Leland Stanford, and the birth of moving pictures / Edward Ball.

Publication Info. New York : Anchor Books, a division of Random House LLC, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  777.09 BALL    Check Shelf
Edition First Anchor Books edition.
Description xiv, 447 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [395]-426) and index.
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.
Subject Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904.
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.
Trials (Murder) -- California -- San Francisco.
Cinematography -- United States -- History.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Cinematographers -- California -- Biography.
Businesspeople -- California -- Biography.
ISBN 9780767929400 (paperback)
0767929403 (paperback)
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