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Eadweard Muybridge

New Documentary Looks to Position Photographer Eadweard Muybridge As Essential Figure

Many people are likely familiar with his most famous photographs, sequential images of a horse galloping that proved that these magnificent creatures did in fact float above the ground, if only for a millisecond. But they are likely less familiar with the man behind those early shots, titled The Horse in Motion: Eadweard Muybridge, a mysterious yet pivotal figure in both the history photography and motion pictures. Exposing Muybridge, a new documentary written and directed by Marc Shaffer, tells his story, from his early days photographing U.S. military conflicts with Native Americans in the West to how he came to...
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