Materials For Loan
The Great Train Robbery: A silent film produced by Thomas Edison in 1903. (Video format only)
The Invention Factory: An 18-minute orientation film about Thomas Edison and his accomplishments.(Video, DVD and DVD with open captions)
To reserve a video/dvd for your classroom, contact the Traveling Trunk Coordinator or call 973-736-0550 ext. 25.
Did You Know?
In order to compete with his competitor, Edison created the Long Playing Disc. A 10 inch LP was able to play 24 minutes of music and the 12 inch LP was able to play 40 minutes of music. This record had a larger amount of play time compared to the 5 minute Victorian records.