The Historic Disappearance of Louis Le Prince

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This French inventor stepped onto a train… and disappeared from history
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Old Film Light Leaks Loop – with Audio (Full HD)
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Crinan Canal at Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, 19th Century
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Edison’s First Motion Picture Camera
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Laterna magica, Paris 1871, wood engraving, published in 1877
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Inventor Of Cinematography
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  1. Fabliha Akther Fairuz

    By far one of the best episode..Mind blown 😨

  2. Mr. Dr. Prof. Puce

    Super weird how crash course just had a video about this guy. Neato

  3. Everyone give it up for America’s favorite filming Frenchman!
    I’ll go home.

  4. Okay so stay with me here: TIME TRAVEL.

  5. Tesla and Louie De Prince are king
    F(bleeping profanity)ck you Edison

  6. Emilija Korsakaitė

    5:37 he literally created a gif

  7. Bovington's Finest

    I despise everything about Edison.

  8. You should do the disappearance Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia.

  9. From the comments and my own conclusions from the video, I’ve learned that nothing pisses off a human more than not getting credited for a piece of work he did, or seeing someone in the similar position. Quite interesting.

  10. Shane (I think…the tall guy ._.) : *ALL ABOAAAAAARD!*
    Ryan: …
    Shane: …
    Me: XD

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