A Brief History of the Motion Picture Industry

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Motion Picture Film-making is both an art and an industry. Many people were credited for the invention of motion picture. Some major names associated with motion picture include, Thomas Edison, Eadweard Muybridge, and the Lumiere brothers. There were several stages in the making of motion picture. Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847, in Milan Ohio. He was and still is best remembered for his most popular invention, the light bulb. He died on October 18, 1931, in West Orange. Eadweard Muybridge was born on April 9, 1830, in Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom. He was know as the ''Father of Motion Picture,'' but he did not make films in the same manner that we may think of today. He died on May 8, 1904, in Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom. The Lumiere brothers are credited for creating the first motion picture. Augste Lumiere was born on October 18, 1862, in Besancon, France. Louis Lumiere was born on October 5, 1864, in Besancon, France. Augste Lumiere died on April 10, 1954, in Lyon. Louis Lumiere died on June 6,1948, in Bardol (Bellis, Mary) (The Lumiere ...

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