BIOGRAPH

   The name Biograph is short for the American Mutoscope and Biography Company, one of the earliest film production companies, established in 1896. Because it held patents on certain types of camera technology, Biograph became, for a time, one of Thomas Edison’s chief rivals. Eventually they teamed up to establish the Motion Picture Patents Company to protect cinema-related patent rights. Biograph’s studios were in New York, and the company produced over a thousand silent films from 1908 to 1916, including numerous early Westerns.

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