The Romantic History of the Motion Picture, Part 2

In London, Paris, Washington and New York inventors were trying to wed the films to the magic lantern
All of the experiments toward the projection machine started with films from the Edison peep show device
Edison’s studio put James Corbett into a knockout feature that was nearly fifty feet long
Naturally the first girl pictured was a “vamp” but in those days they called her a “music hall favorite”
Latham’s first screen showing started a controversy in letters to the papers that continues today
It was on Broadway, the world’s greatest show street, that the public first came to see “living pictures”
DescriptionEnglish: Illustrations from a 1922 article on the history of motion pictures
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