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Monkeyshines no.11889

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MONKEYSHINES is the first of three tests shot by Thomas Edison's "Williams" (Heise and K.L. Dickson) to determine if the Edison lab's camera system was functioning properly. It is unknown whether if the tests actually occurred in 1889 or the following year.

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Member Reviews (6)

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The birth of the cinema looks like the footage was taken inside the womb of some alien creature who is now bringing forth numerous uncanny children.

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Won Best Picture in 1889!

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Eerie and fascinating!

what the heck was that???????

Creepier than the Romero version?

Shows that Le Prince was way ahead of Edison. Watch "Leeds Bridge 1888" and see who really invented the motion picture.