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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 2010's 1824 1869 1834 1879 1889 1893 1824 English Doctor Dr. Paris invented the thaumotrope, which was the very first optical illusion toy/object. Edison and William Dickson constructed first camera called kinetograph. Every optical illusion invention helped lead to this massive invention. Inventor William Hornet invented the zoetrope; a rotating cylinder with cracks to portray drawings in a sequence. First innovation to original thaumotrope John Hyatt created celluoid, which was the foundation for photographic film. Thomas Edison exhibition of incadescent lights took place, which was used for film projecting and cameras. Peter Mark Roget, British Physician, coined and described the term "illusion of motion." This was a very important step in comprehending cinematography, and it lead to future innovations. Film History Pre-1920s Dickson filmed first motion picture using kinetograph titled Monkeyshines No. 1. It's the only surviving film from kinetograph. 1890 First production studio, Black Maria, was built to create films. 1894 "Kinetoscope Parlors" became popular and well-known. Movies flourished and became extremely popular, also. Davidwark Griffith, considered to be the father of film, created a plethora of films that inspired future directors and actors. 1907-'13 1913-'20 Businessmen became invested in the industry with the camera becoming more innovative. Theaters became more popular, movies released rampantly, and businesses and studios flourished. -Dirks, Tim. "Film History Before 1920." Film History Before 1920 AMC, n.d. Web. 26 Feb. 2015.-Abrams, Harry. "The 1800's." History of Movie Making. The History of Film, n.d. Web. 02 Mar. 2015.-"Film History Before 1920 / The History of Motion Pictures." Film History Before 1920 / The History of Motion Pictures. Tripod, n.d. Web. 05 Mar. 2015.
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