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As a child, Eloise enjoyed learning everything she could about many subjects, though in those days the best resource was her grandma’s old stack of encyclopedias. Today, Eloise still likes to know a bit about everything, and when she’s not researching information for her Facty.com posts or flexing her history degree, she’s going through the quizzes of other authors on the site - because this is where the facts are found! Visitors to our site turn to Eloise’s fun and factual articles to learn about all kinds of things, from do-it-yourself ideas to the wider world. Those who prefer to get their facts in article format can find Eloise all across the web, as well. Not only is it great to learn from her interesting posts, but most people want to become friends with Eloise after they read her stuff - she’s just so good at explaining things!
Photographer Eadweard Muybridge made the first significant advances in serial photography, and in 1877 took a series of photographs of a galloping horse to prove a bet that a horse lifts all four legs in a run. In 1887, celluloid came into use as the film medium. William Dickson of the Edison Company built on Muybridge’s technology to create the kinetograph, the first motion picture camera. The Lumiere brothers then created the first projector in 1895. The first motion pictures were closer to documentaries and real-life subjects, but Georges Melies changed the industry by creating original stories with film and created one of the first film studios in 1897.
Until 1927, films were produced without sound and were sometimes augmented by live music, and even human narration, and quickly, the cinema became the most dynamic new form of entertainment.
Said Jean-Luc Godard of filmmaking:
“A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end…but not necessarily in that order.”
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