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Slow motion film photography

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: film: 16mm
Maker: Measurements: 400'

Demonstration of old high speed camera (75 ft of film/sec), with descriptive slides between shots, shows strobes, mercury arc tube Fan with smoke and strobe, smoke curls around blades Object dropped on a soap bubble - normal speed and slow motion Soap bubble dropped and bursting Slow motion footage of canary Slow motion footage of pigeon flying out from hands, feathers spread and feet tuck in Slow motion footage of cat being dropped upside down and landing on its feet Golf ball splash in a bucket of water Hammer striking a lightbulb Fly being released (poor quality) Mosquito "flying like an autogyro" Up and down tongue action of a snake Football being kicked Rubber ball bounced on the floor Milk drops dripping from piddler into cup of milk Milk drop dripping from piddler on plate with thin layer of milk - coronet (EH)


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thumbnail High Speed Motion Pictures With Stroboscopic Light
Edgerton, Harold Eugene
1936 circa