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The History of Cinema: 1889

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
   

Great Britain

     
    William Friese-Greene
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
     
  Jan -

William Friese-Greene shoots 20 feet of film in London’s Hyde Park.[MORE]

     
  Jun -

William Friese-Greene applies for a patent for his single lens chronophotographic camera [ADD]

     
    Wordsworth Donisthorpe
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
     
   
    Wordsworth Donisthorpe registers a patent for a camera that records motion, but is ultimately unable to find funding to develop his invention. [MORE]
     
     
     
    United States
   

 

  Feb -

Hannibal Goodwin solves the problem of his celluloid film curling by coating it with a sensItised gelatine emulsion. [MORE]

     
  Feb/Mar -

George Eastman and Henry Reichenbach simultaneously apply for a patent for a transparent roll of film made from fusel oil, camphor and amyl nitrate dissolved in nitrocellulose and wood alcohol. [MORE]

     
    W. K. L. Dickson
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
     
  Oct -

Edison and W. K. L. Dickson claim to have invented a machine that synchronises motion pictures and sound. [MORE]

     
     
     
       

 

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