Throwback Thursday: Thomas Edison’s Acrobat Film

Most of us “throw back” on a Thursday. This week, we’re throwing back further than ever before. To April 29, 1904, when Thomas Edison created a film featuring two Japanese performing men. The renowned inventor of the first motion picture camera, or Kinetograph, brought a Japanese juggler and his young assistant to his New York City studio to record a video showcasing their amazing acrobatic feats. It’s genius and w…

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