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The Amazing Civil War Movies of the 1860s
Movies: Movies are a series of pictures shown one after the other creating a sense of motion. Attempts at early movie making were impressive, but it took years to perfect the process.
Real progress wasn't made until the 1890s. Since that time, movies and tv are a normal part of our everyday life.
But when they were first introduced, they were as magical an experience as other inventions of the time, the electric light bulb and the telephone.
The Amazing 2-Frame Civil War movies were never intended to be presented as they are here. Launch the activity to discover the story behind these movies.
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