Louis Le Prince invented the motion picture in 1890. He applied for and was granted, patents in four countries. And then, a month before unveiling it to the world… he disappeared. And was never seen again.
Three years later, Le Prince’s invention was finally made public by a man who claimed to have invented it himself. The man’s name was Thomas Edison. This book is the story of the birth of motion pictures, restoring the father of the invention to his rightful place in history.