Video Shows How One Horse Inspired The Invention Of Movies

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A new video shows how a bet helped lead to the invention of the movies.

The invention of cinema owes much to our four legged friend the horse. This video by Great Big Story tells the story of how photographer Eadweard Muybridge was hired to settle a bet regarding whether or not all four of a horse's hooves leave the ground as it gallops, leading to a piece of ingenuity that would inspire cinema's earliest pioneers.

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