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Kinetoscope

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The Kinetoscope is the father of the modern movie player. Edison had the idea in 1888 and the first Kinetoscope had a public showing in 1893. The first movie to ever get a U.S. copyright was shown on the Kinescope, lasted five seconds and was called “Fred Ott's Sneeze."

  1. 1. What was the first movie about?
    1. a. A sneeze
    2. b. A hug
    3. c. A kiss
  2. 2. When did Edison have an idea for the kinetoscope?
    1. a. 1844
    2. b. 1888
    3. c. 1983
  3. 3. What is the kinetoscope like?
    1. a. A computer
    2. b. A movie player
    3. c. A record player