Chronophotography

Invented by Etienne-Jules Marey in 1882, capturing a rapidly executed series of still images to describe movement.
In 1892, Demenÿ attempted to exploit chronophotography for financial gain, revealing a "living" portrait of the deceased, with a plan that Laurent Mannoni describes as "taking in practically all the possibilities of the future cinematographic industry." The Great Art of Light and Shadow: Archaeology of the Cinema" trans. Crangle, Exeter 2000, p.358.1

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