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20/05/1891 Edison demonstrates the kinetoscope

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The Kinetoscope

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Edison Kinetoscope Films 1894-1896

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Rare Antique Edison Kinetoscope Home Projector Demonstration

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Edison's Kinetoscope

U.S. inventor Thomas Edison showed his invention at the convention of the National Federation of Women's Clubs. The kinetoscope was an early motion picture exhibition device. It was designed for films to be viewed by one individual at a time through a peephole viewer window at the top of the device.
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