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Movies are Magic: Crash Course Film History #1

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Published on Apr 13, 2017

Well, they're not really "magic." Maybe "illusion" is a better way to say it. As we begin this journey of the history of cinema, we need to understand how movies trick our brains into even understanding that a movie is a movie. In this episode of Crash Course Film History, Craig takes us down the road of the very first inventors of motion pictures.

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Chronophotographic Gun:
Public Domain

Daguerreotypes:
Public Domain

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