Magic Shadows: The Story of the Origin of Motion Pictures

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Index
A
Acres, Birt, 152, 154, 176.
After-images, 18, 45.
Aguilon, François d', 46, 47, 109, 166.
Ailly, Pierre d', 26.
Alberti, Leone Battista, 30, 31, 38, 41, 65, 165.
Albertus Magnus, St., 32, 164.
Alhambra Theatre, 153.
Alhazen, 13, 21-23, 26, 31, 161, 164.
Alkindi, 164.
Almeida, 172.
American Mutoscope (& Biograph) Company, 141, 158.
Amet, Edwin Hill, 176.
Angiers, 172.
Animatograph, 153.
Anorthoscope, 94, 96.
Anschütz, Ottomar, 126, 134, 139, 143, 146, 147, 154-156, 174, 176.
Appleton, 176.
Archer, Frederick Scott, 112, 116.
Archimedes, 13, 18-22, 39, 63, 77, 103, 161, 163.
Aristotle, 13, 17, 18, 21, 22, 32, 64, 161, 163.
Armat, Thomas, 11, 154-160, 176.
Arzonis, Pierro de, 40.
Averroës, 164.
Avias & Hoffman, 176.
Avicenna, 164.
B
Babbage, Charles, 84, 169.
Bacon, Roger, 23, 24-28, 32-34, 38, 45, 68, 161, 164.
Banks, Joseph, 84.
Barbaro, Daniello, 39, 41, 166.
Barberini, Francesco Cardinal, 10, 51, 57.
Baron, Auguste, 176.
Baxter & Wray, 176.
Bayard, Hippolyte, 170.
Beale, Lionel Smith, 172, 173.
Bedts, Rider de, 176.
Benedetti, Giovanni Battista, 39-41, 166.
Bets, 176.
Bial, Albert, 11. See also Koster & Bial's Music Hall.
Bio-Phantoscope, 141.
Biograph, 158.
Bioscope:
Demeny's, 145;
Duboscq's, 109;
Foucauld's, 172;
Paul's, 176.
Bjerknes, 124.
"'Black Art." See Necromancy.
Blair Company, 153.
Bliss School of Electricity, 154.
Boethius, 164.
Bouly, Léon, 150.
Bourbouze, 121, 172.
Boyle, Robert, 167.
Brahe, Tycho, 43.
Brewster, David, 83, 169, 171.
Briggs, Caspar W., 112, 114, 173.
Brown, Arthur, 120.
Brown, F., 176.
Brown, O. B., 112, 113, 172.
Brun, 176.
Burning Glasses, 19-21, 63, 65, 103, 163.
C
Cagliostro, Alessandro conte di, 76.
Calotype. See Talbot calotype process.
Camera: See also Camera lucida and Camera obscura; "battery system" (Muybridge-Isaacs), 120, 122, 126, 127, 173; motion picture, 116, 117, 125, 126, 129, 133, 136, 141, 150- 153, 155, 157, 158, 174, 175, 176; portable, 45, 46, 143, 145, 146, 152, 167, 168; with microscope, 145; with projector, 142, 143.

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  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 5
  • Illustrations 6
  • Foreword 7
  • Introduction 9
  • I It Started with "A" 13
  • II Friar Bacon's Magic 24
  • III Da Vinci's Camera 29
  • IV Porta, First Screen Showman 36
  • V Kepler and the Stars 43
  • VI Kircher's 100th Art 48
  • VII Popularizing Kircher's Projector 62
  • VIII Musschenbroek and Motion 70
  • IX Phantasmagoria 75
  • X Dr. Paris' Toy 80
  • XI Plateau Creates Motion Pictures 85
  • XII The Baron's Projector 98
  • XIII The Langenheims of Philadelphia 106
  • XIV Marey and Movement 115
  • XV Edison's Peep-Show 130
  • XVI First Steps 139
  • XVII World Premieres 149
  • Appendix I MAGIC SHADOWS A Descriptive Chronology 163
  • Appendix II BIBLIOGRAPHY and Acknowledgements 177
  • Index 185
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