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The origins of scientific cinematography. Part 2, Technical developments around the turn of the century.

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Between 1883 and 1914 scientists, photographers, teachers and army officers, among whom were A. Londe, H. Sembert, O. Aschutz, E. Kohlrausch, G. Demeny, L. Bull, R. von Ledenfield and P. Nogues were interested in applying moving pictures in their diverse fields of activity. They developed various cinematographic equipments for production of serial images and film shots with natural and flash light. These images were used for documenting and analyzing human and animal movements as well as ballistic processes.


[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1991.

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1 videocassette (VHS) (17 min.) : sound, color, PAL.


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Institut fur den Wissenschaftlichen Film, Gottingen in coproduction with CNRS Audiovisuel, Paris and Istituto Luce S.P.A., Italnoleggo Cinematografico, Rome with Professor Virgilio Tosi

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IWF, Gottingen; CNRS Audiovisuel, Paris; Istituto Luce, Rome


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