The First Science Films

 Preserved by the British Film Institute, these science films from the early 1900s were run as shorts before feature films in the movie theaters which were beginning to dot the urban landscape. The first films of their kind, they were the precursors of every popular science documentary every made and introduced the public to the world of science through the moving image for the first time.

 

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