Classic Praxinoscope

Item # 207553

Before there were animated films, there was the praxinoscope, the scientific toy that creates the optical illusion of moving pictures. Our Classic Praxinoscope hearkens back to the 19th Century, when the praxinoscope was an entertainment sensation. Simply turn the drum and watch the series of still images magically come to life. Includes 20 animated strips.

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Before there were animated films, there was the praxinoscope, the scientific toy that creates the optical illusion of moving pictures. Our Classic Praxinoscope hearkens back to the 19th Century, when the praxinoscope was an entertainment sensation. Simply turn the drum and watch the series of still images magically come to life. Includes 20 animated strips.

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Classic Praxinoscope

Our Classic Praxinoscope hearkens back to the 19th Century, and the early days of motion pictures. Simply spin the drum and watch still images come to life.

• Scientific optical illusion toy

• Based on the principles of retinal persistence to provide the illusion of motion

• Turn the drum and watch the series of still images magically come to life

• An improvement over the zoetrope (patented by Frenchman Emile Reynaud in 1877)

• Includes 20 animates strips

• Makes a great gift for all film buffs and classic animation fans

Sharper Image branded items purchased from SharperImage.com include a 1-year limited replacement warranty.

Specifications

Length: 1  Inches
Width: 5.6
Height: 7.7  Inches
Weight: 1.1 Lbs