Oct 3, 2017
In 1892, in a small Parisian theater at the back of a wax museum, inventor Charles-Emil Reynaud presented his "Luminous Pantomimes" and introduced the world to a new art form: the animated cartoon.
Wikipedia — "Theatre Optique"
Wikipedia — "Charles-Emil Reynaud"
Ollie Johnston — The Illusion of Life: Disney Animation, 1995
ABC Television: Walt Disney's Disneyland — "The Story of the Animated Drawing" 1955
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