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The History of Cinema: 1887

 
     
    Great Britain
     
    William Friese-Greene (on left)
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
     
    William Friese-Greene contacts Thomas Edison to explore the possibility of working together to synchronise sound with moving images. [MORE]
     
     
     
    United States
     
  1/2 -  Harvey Wilcox submits a detailed subdivision map to the County Recorder for 170 acres of land purchased in 1883 which he and his wife have christened Hollywood. [MORE]
     
    Hannibal Goodwin
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
     
  2/5 -

Hannibal Goodwin registers a patent for a flexible transparent photographic film made of cellulose nitrate and camphor that can be rolled onto a spool. [MORE]

     

 

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