William K.L. Dickson

Born in August 3rd, 1860

From Chateau St. Buc, Minihic-sur-Ranse, France

William K.L. Dickson Biography

William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was a Scottish inventor and the Edison Manufacturing Company's official photographer. In 1889, he was assigned to turn the concept of a the proposed motion picture device, named the Kinetoscope, into a reality. The first working prototype was unveiled in May 1891 and the design of system was essentially finalised by the fall of 1892.

The completed version of the Kinetoscope was officially unveiled at the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences on 9 May 1893.

William K.L. Dickson Filmography

Crissie Sheridan Poster
October 24, 1897
Sandow Poster
December 30, 1896
Rip Leaving Sleepy Hollow Poster
September 30, 1896
Fire Rescue Scene Poster
December 1, 1894
Band Drill Poster
November 28, 1894
Annie Oakley Poster
November 1, 1894
Hadj Cheriff Poster
October 5, 1894