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ki·ne·to·scope

(ki-nē'to-skōp),
An apparatus for taking serial photographs to record movement.
[kineto- + G. skopeō, to examine]
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Both the modern zoo and the circus emerged from, its sprawling, boisterous menageries of wild animals, and the dime museum also contained wax tableaux of gruesome murder scenes and solemn coronations, moralizing temperance melodramas, medical exhibits, baby beauty contests and the first Kinetoscopes.
The earliest films were not projected on a screen, but were shown in peep-show machines called Kinetoscopes, developed by W.
For them, abundance meant not oranges and kinetoscopes but falling crop prices and an uncertain future.