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A zoetrope is a circular device with slits cut vertically in the sides which has either individual frames from a video/film or images from a set of sequenced photographs. When viewed through the slits on the outside, the images produced are the equivalent of a motion picture.

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There were several such pre-cinematography animation devices. Might be an idea to have a page on them. I can't think of a good page name -- Tarquin

Rough list to be moved:

Note: American Zoetrope is Francis Ford Coppola's movie production company.