The History of Film, Television & Video

The History of Film & Television

A Series of Photographs

1872 - 1877

A series of photographs can be viewed stroboscopic disc.

George Eastman

1884 - 1885

George Eastman invents flexible photographic film.

Thomas Edison

1887 - 1888

Thomas Edison patents motion picture camera.

Edison's Attempt

1888 - 1889

Edison attempts to record picture photos onto a wax cylinder.

Dickson's Findings

1891 - 1895

Dickson shoots numerous 15 second motion pictures using Edison's ideograph, his motion picture camera.

First Appearance

1895 - 1896

First public demonstration of motion pictures displayed in France.

Cathode Ray Tube

1897 - 1898

Development of the Cathode Ray Tube by Ferdinand Braun.

Cathode Ray Tube

1907 - 1908

History of Photography

1913 - 1914

First 35mm still camera developed

Modern Flash Bulb

1927 - 1928

General Electric invents the modern flash bulb.