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Careful where you point that: How the first portable film camera was based on a rifle

  13.04.30 5:06pm

It looks uncannily like a rifle - but in fact, is the first ever portable motion picture camera that revolutionised the movie industry. Designed by French scientist Étienne-Jules Marey, the Fusil Photographique, or 'photographic rifle', made its debut film in 1882.

The story is here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2317218/Photos-portable-movie-camera-designed-look-work-like-rifle.html