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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. Biography.

  • 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 ...

  • Thomas J. Armat - Who's Who of Victorian Cinema

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    Thomas J. Armat American inventor, mechanic Armat worked as a clerk in a hardware store for three years until he was eighteen, was then apprenticed to a railway machine shop but soon left to become a book-keeper for the railroad's treasurer's office.

  • 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 .

  • 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 House, 5450 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia ...

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

  • Loudoun - US History

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    Loudoun is one of the glories of Germantown and of Philadelphia. Built about 1801 by Thomas Armat, it commands a promontory and creates an illusion that we are back two centuries in time.

  • Thomas Armat: Fredericksburg Native Was an Inventor of the ...

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    Armat died on September 30, 1948, and was laid to rest several days later when his ashes were buried at Fredericksburg City Cemetery. Most viewers of this year’s Oscars ceremony will never know of the invaluable contributions Fredericksburg’s own Thomas Armat made to the world of cinema.

  • 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 House, 5450 Germantown Avenue ... - loc.gov

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    Title: Thomas Armat House, 5450 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA Creator(s): Historic American Buildings Survey , creator Date Created/Published: Documentation compiled after 1933

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