Celluloid endless films


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Experiments in the late 1880s led to the development of the Kinetograph, which captured images continuously, 
Using a new material called celluloid or film - a flexible material in continuous lengths that accepted photosensitive chemicals. 
Drawings of unlimited subjects are printed as pictures by means of lithographic procedures
on the film.
The processed film was then displayed in a machine called a Kinetoscope, A lantern
able for projection a film as well as a slide. 
The illusion of a moving picture is produced by a set number of images played over
and over in a loop.
In order for the loop to appear seamless the last image should resolve into or introduce the
first image
Transportation was done through 4 holes next at a frame (picture) , called Edison
perforation, and 35 mm wide, which still exist today.


      Three frames of a film                                  A carton box containing a film


Manufactures name printed on the side of the film Georg Carette, Nürnberg


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