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William Kennedy Dickson

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William Kennedy-Laurie Dickson (3 August 1860 – 28 September 1935) was a Scottish inventor who devised an early motion picture camera under the employment of Thomas Edison (post-dating the work of Louis Le Prince). [1]

50 relations: Biograph Company, Blacksmith Scene, Celluloid, Charles I of England, Charles Musser, Cinematographer, Dickson Greeting, Edison's Black Maria, Eidoloscope, Eugene Augustin Lauste, Film perforations, Flip book, Fred Ott's Sneeze, Gordon Hendricks, History of the Kinetograph, Kinetoscope, and Kinetophonograph, Intermittent mechanism, Invention, Kinetoscope, Latham loop, Le Minihic-sur-Rance, List of people on the postage stamps of the United States, Louis Le Prince, Megaphone, Menlo Park, New Jersey, Middlesex, Movie camera, Movie projector, Mutoscope, Mutoscope cards, Peep show, Phonograph, Pope, Pope Leo XIII, Roll film, Science Museum, London, Shutter (photography), Softcore pornography, Sound film, The Dickson Experimental Sound Film, The New York Times, The Scotsman, Thomas Edison, Twickenham, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Virginia, What the Butler Saw (mutoscope), William Hogarth, William Kennedy Dickson filmography, Woodville Latham, 35 mm film.

Biograph Company

The Biograph Company, also known as the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, was a motion picture company founded in 1895 and active until 1916.

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Blacksmith Scene

Blacksmith Scene (also known as Blacksmith Scene #1 and Blacksmithing Scene) is an 1893 American short black-and-white silent film directed by William K.L. Dickson, the Scottish-French inventor who, while under the employ of Thomas Edison, developed the first fully functional motion picture camera.

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Celluloid

Celluloids are a class of compounds created from nitrocellulose and camphor, with added dyes and other agents.

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Charles I of England

Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.

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Charles Musser

Charles John Musser (born 16 January 1951) is a film historian and documentary film maker.

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Cinematographer

A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and light crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image.

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Dickson Greeting

Dickson Greeting is an 1891 American short silent film.

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Edison's Black Maria

The Black Maria was Thomas Edison's movie production studio in West Orange, New Jersey.

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Eidoloscope

The Eidoloscope was an early motion picture system created by Eugene Augustin Lauste, Woodville Latham and his two sons through their business, the Lambda Company, in New York City in 1894 and 1895.

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Eugene Augustin Lauste

Eugène Augustin Lauste (17 January 1857 in Montmartre, France – 27 June 1935 in Montclair, New Jersey) was a French inventor instrumental in the technological development of the history of cinema.

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Film perforations

Film perforations, also known as perfs and sprocket holes, are the holes placed in the film stock during manufacturing and used for transporting (by sprockets and claws) and steadying (by pin registration) the film.

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Flip book

A flip book or flick book is a book with a series of pictures that vary gradually from one page to the next, so that when the pages are turned rapidly, the pictures appear to animate by simulating motion or some other change.

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Fred Ott's Sneeze

Fred Ott's Sneeze (also known as Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze) is an 1894 short, black-and-white, silent film shot by William K.L. Dickson and featuring Fred Ott.

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Gordon Hendricks

Gordon Hendricks (1917–1980) was an American art and film historian.

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History of the Kinetograph, Kinetoscope, and Kinetophonograph

History of the Kinetograph, Kinetoscope, and Kinetophonograph is a book written by siblings William Kennedy Dickson and Antonia Dickson about the history of film.

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Intermittent mechanism

The intermittent mechanism or intermittent movement is the device by which film is regularly advanced and then held in place for a brief duration of time in a movie camera or movie projector.

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Invention

An invention is a unique or novel device, method, composition or process.

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Kinetoscope

The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture exhibition device.

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Latham loop

The Latham Loop is used in film projection and image capture.

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Le Minihic-sur-Rance

Le Minihic-sur-Rance is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

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List of people on the postage stamps of the United States

This article lists people who have been featured on United States postage stamps, listed by their name, the year they were first featured on a stamp, and a very short description of their notability.

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Louis Le Prince

Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince (28 August 1841 – vanished 16 September 1890) was a French artist and the inventor of an early motion picture camera, possibly being the first person to shoot a moving picture sequence using a single lens camera and a strip of (paper) film.

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Megaphone

A megaphone, speaking-trumpet, bullhorn, blowhorn, or loudhailer is usually a portable or hand-held, cone-shaped acoustic horn used to amplify a person’s voice or other sounds and direct it in a given direction.

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Menlo Park, New Jersey

Menlo Park is an unincorporated community located within Edison Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.

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Middlesex

Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.

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Movie camera

The movie camera, film camera or cine-camera is a type of photographic camera which takes a rapid sequence of photographs on an image sensor or on a film.

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Movie projector

A movie projector is an opto-mechanical device for displaying motion picture film by projecting it onto a screen.

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Mutoscope

The Mutoscope was an early motion picture device, invented by W.K.L. Dickson and Herman Casler and later patented by Herman Casler on November 21, 1894.

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Mutoscope cards

Mutoscope cards were 5.25″ × 3.25″ (13.3 cm × 8.25 cm) cards were published during the 1940s by the International Mutoscope Reel Company and other firms.

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Peep show

A peep show or peepshow is an exhibition of pictures, objects or people viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass.

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Phonograph

The phonograph is a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound.

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Pope

The pope (papa from πάππας pappas, a child's word for "father"), also known as the supreme pontiff (from Latin pontifex maximus "greatest priest"), is the Bishop of Rome and therefore ex officio the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.

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Pope Leo XIII

Pope Leo XIII (Leone; born Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci; 2 March 1810 – 20 July 1903) was head of the Catholic Church from 20 February 1878 to his death.

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Roll film

Rollfilm or roll film is any type of spool-wound photographic film protected from white light exposure by a paper backing, as opposed to film which is protected from exposure and wound forward in a cartridge.

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Science Museum, London

The Science Museum is a major museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London.

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Shutter (photography)

In photography, a shutter is a device that allows light to pass for a determined period, exposing photographic film or a light-sensitive electronic sensor to light in order to capture a permanent image of a scene.

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Softcore pornography

Softcore pornography or softcore porn is commercial still photography or film that has a pornographic or erotic component.

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Sound film

A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.

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The Dickson Experimental Sound Film

The Dickson Experimental Sound Film is a film made by William Dickson in late 1894 or early 1895.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Scotsman

The Scotsman is a Scottish compact newspaper and daily news website headquartered in Edinburgh.

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Thomas Edison

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor.

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Twickenham

Twickenham is a suburban area and town in Greater London, lying on the River Thames 10.2 miles west-southwest of the centre of London.

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United States Patent and Trademark Office

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.

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Virginia

Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.

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What the Butler Saw (mutoscope)

What the Butler Saw was a mutoscope reel, and an early example of erotic films dating from the early 1900s.

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William Hogarth

William Hogarth FRSA (10 November 1697 – 26 October 1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic, and editorial cartoonist.

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William Kennedy Dickson filmography

List of films on which William Kennedy Dickson has worked.

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Woodville Latham

Major Woodville Latham (1837–1911) was an ordnance officer of the Confederacy during the American Civil War and professor of chemistry at West Virginia University.

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35 mm film

35 mm film (millimeter) is the film gauge most commonly used for motion pictures and chemical still photography (see 135 film).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Kennedy_Dickson

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