This person was an inventor who helped develop the Kinetoscope.
David Wark Griffith
This person was an early filmmaker whose famous movie stunned audiences for its technical genius, despite its distinct racial bias.
Edwin S. Porter
This person was an early filmmaker who had a genius for editing and for telling a story through visuals.
Though best known for his or her comedic persona, this person frequently drew upon his or her tragic childhood, along with a keen psychological insight, as a director, writer, and actor.
This person was one of America's first "sweethearts" in cinema.
This person revolutionized filmmaking and entertainment, through experiments in radio and cinema (one particularly infamous episode involved detailing an alien attack, though several people believed it to be a real news report.)
This person was...
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