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The Inventor and the Tycoon: The Murderer Eadweard Muybridge, the Entrepreneur Leland Stanford, and the Birth of Moving Pictures
The Inventor and the Tycoon The Murderer Eadweard Muybridge the Entrepreneur Leland Stanford and the Birth of Moving Pictures
Author: Edward Ball
Nearly 140 years ago, in frontier California, photographer Eadweard Muybridge captured time with his camera and played it back on a flickering screen, inventing the breakthrough technology of moving pictures. Yet the visionary inventor Muybridge was also a murderer who killed coolly and meticulously, and his trial became a national sensation. De...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780767929400
ISBN-10: 0767929403
Publication Date: 11/5/2013
Pages: 464
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Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
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