Book; with Antonia Dickson: "History of the Kinetograph, Kinetoscope and Kinetophonograph". Facsimile of the 1895 edition. Manchester, NH: Ayer Company Publishers. ISBN 0405016115
2 Print Biographies |
Laurie Dickson | W.K.L. Dickson | William Kennedy Laurie Dickson | William Dickson | William Kenedy Laurie-Dickson
Did You Know?
Scott Smith's book "The Film 100", which ranks the 100 most important people of the first 100 years of cinema, ranks Dickson at #1 on the list. The reasons given are simple. He was a photographer who was fascinated with the idea of making photographs move in the fashion of magic lantern drawings. He sailed to America, ingratiated himself to Thomas A. Edison
and convinced Edison to allow him to ...