William Kennedy Dickson
|William Kennedy Dickson|
Frame frae the 1891 Dickson Greeting, featurin William Kennedy Dickson, in the first American film shawn tae a public audience.
|Born||William Kennedy Laurie Dickson
3 August 1860
Le Minihic-sur-Rance, Brittany, Fraunce
|Died||28 September 1935
Twickenham, Middlesex, Ingland
|Thrift||inventor, director, producer, cinematografer, studio awner, actor|
William Kennedy-Laurie Dickson (3 August 1860 – 28 September 1935) wis a Scots inventor wha devised an early motion pictur camera unner the employment o Thomas Edison (post-datin the wirk o Louis Le Prince).
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- "it was his Scottish protégé, William Dickson, who... ", The Scotsman, 23 Mairch 2002
- "William Dickson, Scottish inventor and photographer", Science & Society Picture Library, accessed 18 September 2010