Moving Pictures and Horses…


… this day in history, JUNE 15th
1869 Celluloid patented by John Wesley Hyatt, Albany, NY
1878 First attempt at motion pictures: using 12 stereoscopic cameras,
each taking 1 picture triggered by horses hooves at one thousandth of a second,
to see if all 4 horse’s hooves leave the ground at once.
horses and celluloid embrace


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3 Responses to “Moving Pictures and Horses…”

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