The evolution of cinema is traced in this five-disc series that boasts pristine archival material from several sources and newly recorded scores and features over 130 films from such pioneers as George Mèliés, Max Linder, Louis Lumière, Edwin S. Porter, and D.W. Griffith. Volumes include "The Great Train Robbery and Other Primary Works," "The European Pioneers," "Experimentation and Discovery," "The Magic of Mèliés," and "Comedy, Spectacle and New Horizons." 7 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.