This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Thomas Edison - 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.
Charlie Chaplin - 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...
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