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mutoscope

(ˈmjuːtəʊˌskəʊp)
n
1. (Historical Terms) an early form of a motion-picture device in which a series of photographs of an action sequence are viewed in quick succession, giving the impression of movement
2. (Film) an early form of a motion-picture device in which a series of photographs of an action sequence are viewed in quick succession, giving the impression of movement

mutoscope

an instrument for recording and reproducing the illusion of motion by means of a series of photographs.
See also: Instruments, Photography
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The museum also hosts replicas of the Mutoscope, the camera used by the Lumiere Brothers, and the Praxinoscope -- a spinning cylindrical animation device invented in France in the 1870s.
Gandhi and Chaplin The museum also hosts replicas of the Mutoscope, the camera used by the Lumiere Brothers, and the Praxinoscope -- a spinning cylindrical animation device invented in France in the 1870s.
The Moving Image Museum in Dubai features numerous interactive aspects, allowing for guests of all ages to fully experience the rich history of the moving image by viewing and playing with objects such as peeping into an eighteenth century Dutch peep box viewer, or turning the reel of an early twentieth century mutoscope to see the flicker effect.
there was British & Colonial Kinematograph, the Charles Urban Company, and Gaumont-British News, and from the United States there was Edison, American Mutoscope & Biograph, Flearst News (later Hearst-Selig News Pictorial), and Fox News (later Fox Movietone).
In Body Knowledge: Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, Mary Simonson invites readers to peer through the scholarly mutoscope. On display are urban American dance spectacles conceived and executed by women between 1905 and 1920 that defy easy disciplinary classification.
The mutoscope is basically a 'flip book' type of animation.
Biographical movies (selected titles): Edgar Allan Poe, United States, American Mutoscope & Biograph, 1909, short, director: D.
You can also get a taste of short scenes people entertained themselves with in the early 1900s through a mutoscope (early motion picture device) as well as shadow theatre.
Griffith's 1908 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company release, Caught By Wireless.
(5) Two different films entitled Queen Victoria's Last Visit to Ireland were shot in 1900, though the earliest known reference to their US release appears in American Mutoscope and Biograph's Picture Catalogue of Nov.
Dickson's "first Mutoscope hit." Reading Zacks, one would never know that Little Egypt was the Marilyn Monroe of fin-de-siecle America.
"A Wake in Hell's Kitchen." American Mutoscope and Biograph, [1900?].