1880s in film


1880s in film

The decade of the 1880s in film involved some significant events.__TOC__

Events

*1880 - American George Eastman begins to commercially manufacture dry plates for photography.
*1880 - Eadweard Muybridge holds a public demonstration of his Zoopraxiscope, a magic lantern provided with a rotating disc with artist's renderings of Muybridge's chronophotographic sequences. It was used as a demonstration device by Muybridge in his illustrated lecture (the original preserved in the Museum of Kingston upon Thames in England).

*January 1, 1881 - American inventor George Eastman founds the Eastman Dry Plate Company.
*1882 - American inventors George Eastman begins experimenting with new types of photographic film, with his employee, William Walker
*1882 - French physiologist Étienne-Jules Marey invents the chronophotographic gun, a camera shaped like a rifle that photographs twelve successive images each second.

*1885 - American inventors George Eastman and Hannibal Goodwin each invent a sensitized celluloid base roll photographic film to replace the glass plates then in use.
*1887 - Hannibal Goodwin files for a patent for his photographic film.

*1888 - George Eastman files for a patent for his photographic film.
*1888 - Thomas Edison meets with Eadweard Muybridge to discuss adding sound to moving pictures. Edison begins his own experiments.
*1888 - Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince creates the first motion picture films created on paper rolls of film.
*1889 - American inventor George Eastman's celluloid base roll photographic film becomes commercially available.

Films

This is an incomplete list of films made in the 1880s:
* "Roundhay Garden Scene" (Louis le Prince 1888).
* "Leeds Bridge" (Louis le Prince 1888).
* "Accordion Player" (Louis le Prince, probably 1888).
* "Leisurely Pedestrians, Open Topped Buses and Hansom Cabs with Trotting Horses" (William Friese-Greene 1889).

Births

This a list of actors and filmmakers who was born between years 1880 and 1884. See also:
*1885 born actors and filmmakers
*1886 born actors and filmmakers
*1887 born actors and filmmakers
*1888 born actors and filmmakers
*1889 born actors and filmmakers

1880:
*January 6 1880, Tom Mix, (actor) (d. 1940)
*January 29 1880, W.C. Fields, (actor) (d. 1946)
*March 10 1880, Bronco Billy Anderson, (actor) (d. 1971)
*April 13 1880, Charles Christie, (film studio owner) (d. 1955)
*August 6 1880, Hans Moser, (actor), (d. 1964)
*October 23 1880, Una O'Connor, (actress) (d. 1959)
*December 10 1880, Fred Immler, (actor), (d. 1965)

1881:
*March 4 1881, Maude Fealy, (actress) (d. 1971)
*November 24 1881, Al Christie, (director and producer) (d. 1951)

1882:
*January 17 1882, Noah Beery, (actor) (d. 1946)
*February 15 1882, John Barrymore, (actor) (d. 1942)
*October 20 1882, Béla Lugosi, (actor) (d. [1956] )

1883:
*January 10 1883, Francis X. Bushman, (actor) (d. 1966)
*February 22 1883, Marguerite Clark, (actress) (d. 1940)
*February 23 1883, Victor Fleming, (director) (d. 1949)
*April 1 1883, Lon Chaney, Sr., (actor) (d. 1930)
*May 1 1883, Tom Moore, (actor) (d. 1955)
*May 23 1883, Douglas Fairbanks, (actor) (d. 1939)
*August 19 1883, Elsie Ferguson, (actress) (d. 1961)
*December 16 1883, Max Linder, (actor) (d. 1925)

1884:
*January 13 1884, Sophie Tucker, (singer, actress and comedian) (d. 1966)
*February 14, 1884 - Nils Olaf Chrisander, (actor, film director) (d. 1947)
*February 16 1884, Robert J. Flaherty (filmmaker) (d. 1951)
*April 6 1884, Walter Huston, (actor) (d. 1950)
*May 10 1884, Olga Petrova, (actress) (d. 1977)
*August 7, 1884, Billie Burke, (actress) (d. 1970)

ee also

* Film, History of cinema, List of movies.
* Decades in Film:
**1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s


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