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1. The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures

From the author of the National Book Award winner Slaves in the Family, The Inventor and the Tycoon is about the partnership of Eadweard Muybridge and Leland Stanford — one an eccentric inventor of stop-motion photography, the other a railroad baron with a penchant for racehorses. Murder, ingenuity, wealth, and sensation spiraled out of this [...]

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2. Leonard Maltin’s Animation Favorites

We just put Leonard Maltin’s Animation Favorites from the National Film Board of Canada online. You can watch it here.

This feature-length film is comprised of a compilation of NFB films presented by Leonard Maltin. Included in the collection are Begone Dull Care, Mindscape, Log Driver’s Waltz, Getting Started and The Street, among others.

Maltin is a big fan of animated films and animation history and in 1994 he and the NFB put together this compilation of animated shorts he loved from the Board’s history.

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