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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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The Exploding Kinetoscope: "Secret Test!: A Serious Man (2009)" (Oct 29, 2009) http://explodingkinetoscope.blogspot.com/2009/10/secret-test-serious-man-2009.html [Retrieved 26 May, 2015].
We might also note that this glimpse into the inner workings of the factory-belt machine replicates the emphasis of the early advertisements for Edison's Kinetoscope and Vitascopc in the United States and for Lumiere's Cinematographe in France, thus subordinating the content or effect of film "to the performance of the apparatus and the display of its magic" (James 1988, 7).
The early actualites [early, short non-fiction films] that were shown in small shops around America when movies were still taking off in the kinetoscope form--a lot of those films were attractive to people because they showed them reality in ways that they had never experienced it before.
Freer's active temperament will find full scope in his new venture, for he intends to equip himself with the latest and most scientific method of advertising the country of his adoption by the kinetoscope and living pictures of prairie life ...
In 1887, Thomas Edison patented an instrument called the Kinetoscope. That same year, Richard Sears moved to Chicago, hired watchmaker Alvah C.
Major exhibits being featured include one of the last 10 surviving first motion picture machine Kinetoscope invented by William Kennedy Laurie Dickson and Thomas Alva Edison and manufactured by Edison Manufacturing Company, US in 1894.
(74) The resulting "Kinetoscope" ran a strip of film with successive images nonstop through the projection device.
He also sees parallels between Norris's naturalist attention to everyday detail and the rise of photography and the kinetoscope, technologies allowing for objective snapshots and the analysis of modern reality via the mediating apparatus of the camera.Yet for all these aspects of his work, Norris, experiencing what Wutz calls "an anxiety of technological influence" (33), struggles at the same time with competing media of information storage: "Norris writes out of existence narrative's competitor, the 'bankrupt photographer' whose suite is inhabited by Trina and McTeague" (33).
The Pledge of Allegiance was written and the Columbus Day holiday established so that, in the words of President Harrison, citizens might "devote themselves to such exercises as may best express honor to the discoverer and their appreciation of the great achievements of the four completed centuries of American life." Visitors saw the moving pictures of Edison's Kinetoscope and heard music carried by cable from New York.
Spehr, where briefly in the history of cinema, a device with non-projected, individual viewings (the Kinetoscope) formed a crucial step in the development of projected cinema.
And then of course there are the angels of the early history of the cinema, like the one who appears to Amanda, and to us, thanks to a Kinetoscope (see fig.
Projectors advertised to educational institutions were given impressive high-tech aliases such as the Stereopticon, Balopticon, Delineascope, or Kinetoscope (see Figure 3).