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" In the year 1887, the idea occurred to me that it / was possible to devise an instrument which should do " - for the eye what the phonograph does for the ear, and that by a combination of the two, all motion and sound could be recorded and reproduced... "
The life and inventions of Thomas Alva Edision - Page 301
by William Kennedy-Laurie Dickson, Antonia Dickson - 1894 - 362 pages
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Nature, Volume 50

Sir Norman Lockyer - Science - 1894
..." the idea occurred to me that it was po-sible to devise an instrument which should do for the eye what the phonograph does for the ear, and that by...could be recorded and reproduced simultaneously." The development of this idea, and its practical realisalion, are well described by the authors of the...
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Science

Science - 1895
...1887 the idea occurred to me that it was possible to devise an instrument which should do for the eye what the phonograph does for the ear, and that, by...toy called the Zoetrope, and the work of Muybridge, Mari6 and others, has now been accomplished, so that every change of facial expression can be recorded...
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Nature, Volume 50

Sir Norman Lockyer - Science - 1894
...instrument which should do for ihe eye what the phonograph does for the ear, and that by a com bination of the two all motion and sound could be recorded and reproduced simultaneously." The development of this idea, and its practical realisation, are well described by the author of the...
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Science

Science - 1895
...1887 the idea occurred to me that it was possible to devise n instrument which should do for the eye what the phonograph does for the ear, and that, by...germ of which came from the little toy called the /oetrope, und the work of Muybridge, Marii and others, has now been accomplished, so that every change...
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America as I Saw it: Or America Revisited

United States - 1913 - 395 pages
...1887 the idea occurred to me that it was possible to devise an instrument which should do for the eye what the phonograph does for the ear, and that by...toy called the zoetrope, and the work of Muybridge, Marey, and others, has now been accomplished, so that every change of facial expression can be recorded...
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A Brief History of Light and Those That Lit the Way

Richard J. Weiss - Science - 1996
...1887 the idea occurred to me that is was possible to devise an instrument which should do for the eye what the phonograph does for the ear, and that by...simultaneously. This idea, the germ of which came from. . .the work of Muybridge, has now been accomplished so that every change of facial expression can be recorded...
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Noise, Water, Meat: A History of Sound in the Arts

Douglas Kahn - Art - 1999 - 455 pages
An interdisciplinary study of sound in the arts traces aural influences on literature, music, visual arts, theatre, and film, focusing on the work of innovators such as Antonin ...
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Gramophone, Film, Typewriter

Friedrich A. Kittler - History - 1999 - 315 pages
...1887, the idea occurred to me that it was possible to devise an instrument which should do for the eye what the phonograph does for the ear, and that by...motion and sound could be recorded and reproduced simultaneously."18'' Cinema as an add-on to the phonograph in theory, this applied only to storage...
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A History of Early Film, Volume 1

Stephen Herbert - Film criticism - 2000 - 448 pages
...1887 the idea occurred to me lhat it was possible to devise an instrument which should do for the eye what the phonograph does for the ear, and that by...of the two, all motion and sound could be recorded simultaneously, Tliis idea, the germ of which came from the little toy called the zoetrope, and the...
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Edison: Inventing the Century

Neil Baldwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 531 pages
Examines the life of inventor and businessman, Thomas A. Edison, developer of the light bulb, the phonograph, motion pictures, and other innovations that sparked the ...
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