When Did Thomas Edison Invent The Motion Picture?
Thomas Edison invented the motion picture in 1896
The man who invent the light bulb Thomas Edison did not just invent the electric light bulb he also invented the, phonograph and the motion picture camera. He also spent a long time on the electric light bulb because he kept on failing and failing but finally he got it right! Thomas Edison loved inventing objects and things, like all scientists Thomas Edison carried on inventing things after that!
Edison did not invent the movie projector. Charles Francis Jenkins and Thomas Armat have the patent for the original motion picture projector...The Phantoscope, initially designed by Jenkins alone. The projector was sold to Edison whom re-named it the Vitascope and began using it to show motion pictures in a NYC theater in 1896. For marketing purposes, Edison put his name on it. But, he did not invent the projector. There were various other devises and…