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Who Invented the Movie Camera? : Edison vs. Friese-Greene - by Karen Latchana Kenney (Paperback)
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Most people believe Thomas Edison was the mastermind of motion pictures. But what if another budding inventor filed a patent for a movie camera just before Edison? Photographer William Friese-Greene was well on his way to being the champion of movies before Edison shot his first film. You'll be on the edge of your seat as Edison and Friese-Greene face off to be the first to bring movies to the public. Dramatic technological advancements, unfortunate accidents, and more fill out this invention showdown. You'll never look at a movie camera the same way again!