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

Authors: Ball, Edward, 1959-
Call number: 777 BAL
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c2013.
Publication date: c2013.
Subject: Trials (Murder) -- California -- San Francisco.
Cinematography -- United States -- History.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Cinematographers -- California -- Biography.
Businesspeople -- California -- Biography.
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904.
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.
Title: The inventor and the tycoon : a Gilded Age murder and the birth of moving pictures / Edward Ball.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: xiv, 447 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [415]-426) and index.
ISBN: 9780385525756 (hbk.)
0385525753 (hbk.)
9780767929400 (pbk.)
0767929403 (pbk.)
LCCN: 2012019977
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1412773
Bib No.: 1412773

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