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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 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.
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.
All mesmerise in their own way, and there are three original Charlie Chap- lin Mutoscope reels in the collection.
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.
In 1904, he entered films as an occasional actor with the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, prior to D.
In Ulysses a furtive Leopold Bloom has been to the mutoscope in Capel Street: 'for men only.
A search for "girls" turns up 410 hits, including some 1890s oddities from the American Mutoscope Company (22): "A Mouse in a Girls' Dormitory" and "Hazing Affair in a Girls' Boarding School.
Bajo la hegemonia de Thomas Alva Edison, la Motion Picture Patents Company (MPPC), formada por la union de la Edison Manufacturing Company, la American Mutoscope y la Biograph Company con el fin de reducir el grupo de productoras independientes que se creaban, pretendio manejar la industria cinematografica.