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WK Dickson is pleased to announce the addition of John R. Thomas, ASLA, AICP as the firm's new Director of Land Planning & Landscape Architecture.
The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture device although not a movie projector. It is designed to be viewed by an individual through a window of a cabinet housing its components. It works by creating the illusion of movement by conveying a strip of perforated film bearing sequential images over a light source with a high-speed shutter. Thomas Edison was the first to describe it in conceptual terms; however, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was the first to develop it. Ten Kinetoscopes...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.