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Events in Film & Television in 1878

Historic InventionFirst Moving Images

Jun 15 World's first moving pictures caught on camera (used 12 cameras, each taking 1 picture) done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground
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The first moving images ever captured, Sallie Gardner at a Gallop, taken in 1878 by Eadweard Muybridge
The first moving images ever captured, Sallie Gardner at a Gallop, taken in 1878 by Eadweard Muybridge