Magic Shadows: The Story of the Origin of Motion Pictures by Martin Quigley

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Author Quigley, Martin, 1917-2011
Author of introduction, etc. Curtis, Edward Peck, 1897-1987
LoC No. 60014797
Title Magic Shadows: The Story of the Origin of Motion Pictures
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- It started with "A" -- Friar Bacon's magic -- Da Vinci's camera -- Porta, first screen showman -- Kepler and the stars -- Kircher's 100th art -- Popularizing Kircher's projector -- Musschenbroek and motion -- Phantasmagoria -- Dr. Paris' toy -- Plateau creates motion pictures -- The baron's projector -- The Langenheims of Philadelphia -- Marey and movement -- Edison's peep-show -- First steps -- World premieres -- Appendix I: Chronology -- Appendix II: Bibliography.
Credits Tim Lindell, Charlie Howard, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This book was produced from images made available by the HathiTrust Digital Library.)
Language English
LoC Class TR: Technology: Photography
Subject Lantern projection
Subject Motion pictures -- History
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EBook-No. 64578
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Most Recently Updated Oct 10, 2022
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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