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Eadweard Muybridge (1830–1904)


Eadweard Muybridge's great breakthrough came in 1872 when he was hired by wealthy American businessman Leland Stanford, for whom Stanford University is named. Stanford was interested in whether horses lifted all legs off the ground at once during trotting and Muybridge was engaged to take photographs to settle the point. Although the experiment ... See full bio »

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 1887 Child Bringing Bouquet to Woman (Short) (producer)
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 1975 Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer (Documentary)
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Other Works:

Book: "The Human Figure In Motion" In Print (Dover) 390 pages.

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5 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »
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Landscape photographer who later invented a device he called the "zoopraxiscope". The device projected a series of still pictures of running horses in a manner that suggested movement to the viewer. Thomas A. Edison saw a demonstration of the device and was inspired to develop true motion pictures. See more »

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Father of the Motion Picture

Star Sign:

Aries

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