Étienne-Jules Marey invents the photographic gun, with which he obtains a series of images of a bird in flight on a circular glass plate: chronophotograph on a fixed plate.


Étienne-Jules Marey invents chronophotography on moving film, first on paper and later on celluloid.


Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince builds a device with sixteen lenses for taking views and the projection of moving photographic images.


Thomas Alva Edison defines 35mm film with four perforations on either side of the frame.

Reynaud patents the Optical Theatre.

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