Pre-cinema audio-visual resources

On this page you will find various audio-visual resources that explain devices, procedures, inventors or experiments related to the technology of the image from pre-cinema and the early days of cinema..

The Projection Praxinoscope. Émile Reynaud

The Projection Praxinoscope is an optical toy invented by Émile Reynaud in 1880. This apparatus allows to project on a screen moving pictures. The praxinosocope projection that appears in this video is from Cinema Museum (Girona) and is one of the few specimens preserved in the world.

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