Missing Pieces Lost Movies Almost three quarters of the golden age of Hollywood has been lost. Preservation only began when film came to be seen as art. Alexander Lee | Published in History Today Volume 73 Issue 4 April 2023 Fred Ott’s Sneeze, an early kinetoscopic film produced by the Edison Manufacturing Company, 1894. Alamy. To continue reading this article you will need to purchase access to the online archive. Buy Online Access Buy Print & Archive Subscription If you have already purchased access, or are a print & archive subscriber, please ensure you are logged in. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any problems.