On This Day

Events in Film & Television in 1902

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Mar 10 A United States court of appeals rules that Thomas Edison did not invent the movie camera

Inventor Thomas Edison
Inventor
Thomas Edison
  • Apr 2 "Electric Theatre", the first full-time movie theater in the United States, opens in Los Angeles, California

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Dec 17 Frank Wedekind's "Der Erdgeist" premieres in Berlin

Actor and Playwright Frank Wedekind
Actor and Playwright
Frank Wedekind