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1897: Raoul Sees the Big Picture

Grimoin-Sanson's Cineorama

Following the invention of his unsuccessful Photachygraph the previous year, French inventor Raoul Grimoin-Sanson moved on to bigger and better things in 1897 when he filed for a patent for his Cineorama (AKA cinecosmorama) on the 27th November.   The plan was that ten cameras operated by a single drive handle requiring two or three men to turn it, would be arranged in a circle and film a panoramic view of the entire horizon.   The cameras would then be placed in a cylindrical building and their films screened on its walls, thus creating a panoramic view.   It was an ambitious plan, and one that would take three years to come to fruition… [ADD]

 

 

 

 

1897

France: 1897

 

 

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