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  • Thomas Armat - Wikipedia

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    Thomas J. Armat (October 25, 1866 – September 30, 1948) was an American mechanic and inventor, a pioneer of cinema best known through the co-invention of the Edison Vitascope.

  • Thomas Armat | American inventor | Britannica.com

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    Other articles where Thomas Armat is discussed: history of the motion picture: Edison and the Lumière brothers: …a state-of-the-art projector, developed by Thomas Armat of Washington, D.C., which incorporated a superior intermittent movement mechanism and a loop-forming device (known as the Latham loop, after its earliest promoters, Grey Latham and Otway Latham) to reduce film breakage, and in early 1896 Edison began to manufacture and market this…

  • Thomas Armat - Who's Who of Victorian Cinema

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    American inventor, mechanic. Thomas J. Armat and C. Francis Jenkins together invented one of the most successful motion picture projectors of their day, and presented projected films for paid admission in September 1895.

  • Vitascope | cinematic device | Britannica.com

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    Vitascope: Vitascope, motion-picture projector patented by Thomas Armat in 1895; its principal features are retained in the modern projector: sprocketed film operated with a mechanism (the “Maltese cross”) to stop each frame briefly before the lens, and a loop in the film to ease the strain. The Vitascope was

  • Thomas Armat biography, Biography - Fampeople.com

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    Thomas J. Armat (October 25, 1866 – September 30, 1948) was an American mechanic and inventor, a pioneer of cinema best known through the co-invention of the Edison Vitascope.

  • About Thomas Armat | Mechanic | United States of America ⋮ UpClosed

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    Thomas J. Armat (October 25, 1866 – September 30, 1948) was an American mechanic and inventor, a pioneer of cinema best known through the co-invention of the Edison Vitascope.

  • Thomas Armat House, 5450 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia ...

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    Title Thomas Armat House, 5450 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA Contributor Names Historic American Buildings Survey, creator

  • Staff View: Loudoun Mansion (Germantown) papers

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    Loudoun Mansion (Germantown) papers . A collection of papers accumulated by several generations of residents of Loudoun, a mansion in Germantown, built in 1801 by Thomas Armat, Philadelphia merchant.

  • Vitascope - Wikipedia

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    Vitascope was an early film projector first demonstrated in 1895 by Charles Francis Jenkins and Thomas Armat. They had made modifications to Jenkins patented Phantoscope, which cast images via film and electric light onto a wall or screen.

  • Thomas Armat - Revolvy

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    Thomas J. Armat (October 25, 1866 – September 30, 1948) was an American mechanic and inventor , a pioneer of cinema best known through the co-invention of the Edison Vitascope . Biography Armat studied at the Mechanics Institute in Richmond, Virginia and then in 1894 at the Bliss Electrical School in Washington, D.C. , where he met Charles Francis Jenkins . The two classmates teamed up to develop a movie projector using a new kind of intermittent motion mechanism, a "beater mechanism ...

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