An Up-to-date Studio (1904)

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  • Animated Picture Studio Alternative
  • The Animated Picture Alternative
  • An Animated Photo Alternative


A young dancer enters a photographic studio, is filmed dancing and sits on the photographer's knee. The resulting film is projected on to a picture frame. She protests and throws it to the floor, shattering it, but it continues to move.

Note: Illustrated in 'The Last Machine' by Ian Christie, published by BBC 1994. "thought to be Isadora Duncan"

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