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Reeve was soon selling magic lanterns, demonstrated one in his ... artistic meteors, optical effects, representations of the sky with the star and ... magic lanterns waned after the introduction of movies in the 1890s, ...

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Aug 20, 2015 ... Beginnings of the Movies: The American Magic-Lantern Theater uses the images of Joseph Boggs Beale, America's First Great Screen Artist, ...

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Feb 10, 2015 ... American Magic Lantern Entertainment and the Nation's First Great Screen ... artist Joseph Boggs Beale, who designed glass slides for magic ... “No serious film or movie history holding should be without Before the Movies!”

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Before the Movies: American Magic Lantern Entertainment and the Nation's First Great ... artist Joseph Boggs Beale, who designed glass slides for magic lantern ... No serious film or movie history holding should be without Before the Movies!

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The magic lantern was an early type of image projector, developed in the 17th ... The art of projection reached a high-point in the 1870-1880 period, and the magic ... With the advent of cinema the days of the big lantern shows were numbered, but magic lanterns ... A History of The Magic Lantern : The Magic Lantern Society.

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Apr 3, 2011 ... Featuring will be a shadow puppet theatre, Magic Lantern show and a ... and parents during the mid 1800's to early 1900's, before the cinema.

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Directed by Georges Méliès. In this brief "trick film" two clowns assemble an enormous magic lantern which first projects moving images, then emits dancing girls.

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Sep 3, 2014 ... The film documents the performances and history of The American Magic Lantern Theater, a troupe that recreates the 19th century spectacles ...