1880s in film

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

Events[edit]

  • 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).

Births[edit]

This a list of actors and filmmakers who were born between years 1880 and 1884. See also:

1880:

1881:

  • February 10, 1881 – Pauline Brunius, Swedish actress, director, screenwriter (died 1954)
  • March 4, 1881 – Maude Fealy American actress (died 1971)
  • November 24, 1881 – Al Christie, Canadian-born American director and producer (died 1951)
  • November 13, 1881 – Carl Schenstrøm, Danish actor (died 1942)
  • December 5, 1881 – René Cresté, French actor and director (died 1922)

1882:

  • January 17, 1882 – Noah Beery, American actor (died 1946)
  • February 15, 1882 – John Barrymore, American actor (died 1942)
  • July 27, 1882 – Donald Crisp, American actor (died 1974)
  • August 6, 1882 – Ernst Eklund, Swedish actor (died 1971)
  • October 20, 1882 – Bela Lugosi, Hungarian-born American actor (died 1956)

1883:

1884:

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