Dickson_com._journal_4

Dickson_com._journal_4 - Nancy Crawley W.K.L. Dickson: The...

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Nancy Crawley W.K.L. Dickson: The Father of Film William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was born in Minihic-Sur-Rance, France in 1860. Dickson was an English engineer who searched the world to find devices to make photographs move (W.K.L. Dickson). Soon he felt that it was possible so he asked his mentor, Edison, to approve experiments. Edison, however, was not interested in Dickson’s ideas (W.K.L. Dickson). At the age of nineteen, Dickson read about Edison in a London newspaper. Two years later he sent a telegram to Edison asking to work with him, but Edison said no (W.K.L. Dickson). In 1883, Dickson got on a boat and traveled to the Americas with amateur experience in photography. Dickson found a quiet place to stay with Edison waiting for an opportunity to get work (W.K.L. Dickson). In 1888, Dickson was assigned to study Eaydward Muybridge and other inventors who were recording motion. As he studied these men and what they did, he began to play around with building a camera. In November 1890, he devised a camera and
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