Race Horse First Film Ever 1878 Eadweard Muybridge

by Igor Gladkoborodov

This Race Horse was the first Film ever, filmed in 1878 by Edward Muybridge.

Eadweard J. Muybridge (pronounced /ˌɛdwərd ˈmaɪbrɪdʒ/; 9 April 1830 -- 8 May 1904) was an English photographer who spent much of his life in the United States. He is known for his pioneering work on animal locomotion which used multiple cameras to capture motion, and his zoopraxiscope, a device for projecting motion pictures that pre-dated the flexible perforated film strip.

By 1878, Muybridge had successfully pho