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Edison, Dickson, and the Mutoscope
The Mutoscope applies the principle of the flipbook to the presentation of moving pictures.
A sequence of film stills is attached to a large wheel. When the Mutoscope is cranked, the still images flip past and create the appearance of movement.
By the time the Mutoscope was invented, the motion picture camera was already existed in primitive form. W.K.I Dickson, the engineer who originated the camera in Thomas Edison's laboratory, left Edison in 1895 to form a competing motion picture company. To circumvent Edison's patents, he came up with the Mutoscope.
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