The Historic Disappearance of Louis Le Prince

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This French inventor stepped onto a train... and disappeared from history
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Edison's First Motion Picture Camera
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Inventor Of Cinematography
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Comentários

  1. Dawnfox

    Dawnfox7 horas atrás

    Just look at Edison's picture. What a shifty, idea-stealing bastard!

  2. Lady Marmalade

    Lady Marmalade14 horas atrás

    Fucking Edison.

  3. Richa Dubey

    Richa Dubey18 horas atrás

    Nothing can be worse than this for an inventor

  4. I'm the unknown

    I'm the unknown20 horas atrás

    So my birthday is September 16th so he died when I was supposed to be born like 100 years later

  5. usui usui

    usui usuiDia atrás

    this made me so sad and angry. Louis Le Prince, i'll remember you. thank you so much.

  6. champton911

    champton911Dia atrás

    Brother killed him or it was a random crime. It makes no sense that Edison would kill him. He had many bitter enemies much closer and didn’t murder them. Someone would have noticed that huge man at the train station.

  7. Joy Ang

    Joy AngDia atrás

    IS THERE NO MOVIE ABOUT LOUIS LE PRINCE? *If none, he deserves one!* 🙄 Boo hoo to the King of Frauds, Thomas Edison.

  8. Clay C

    Clay C2 dias atrás

    Also... If Albert was truly the killer wouldn’t he feed his family a bunch of bull to remove suspicion from himself? (Hence the grandnephews, and whatnot spewing all kinds of nonsense) In addition, NOBODY saw Louis board the train except for Albert. -Albert whom had sole control over a boatload of money. It’s fucking Albert. Edison probably knew about Louis’ invention in New York, and kept tabs on it. He eventually stole the idea, after Louis “disappeared”. That’s the only scenario that I see making any sense.

  9. Briggs soldier

    Briggs soldier3 dias atrás

    This reminds me of Coco

  10. Cobalt360Degrees

    Cobalt360Degrees3 dias atrás

    Jesus christ, did Edison actually do ANYTHING?

  11. Isaiah Riedl

    Isaiah Riedl3 dias atrás

    Shane: exists Ryan: *W H E E Z E*

  12. Radadada Bladada

    Radadada Bladada3 dias atrás

    Edison stole/swindled a bunch of "his" inventions.

  13. Mori Mori

    Mori Mori3 dias atrás

    Thomas! That potato bag of a thief!!!

  14. Shooter Q

    Shooter Q4 dias atrás

    I don't think Edison is an absolute fraud, but in this case... my vote is for "Edison's Goons."

  15. Sword4000

    Sword40004 dias atrás

    Why do they black out the top half of each face

  16. Windydev

    Windydev4 dias atrás

    Look at the picture of Edison. He looks like an evil prick.

  17. Jhen Stellar

    Jhen Stellar4 dias atrás

    Shane in a white longsleeves is seriously hot 💕

  18. Douglas Morse

    Douglas Morse4 dias atrás

    Shane's an ent

  19. Mailyn Amaro

    Mailyn Amaro5 dias atrás

    As Shakespeare is to Literature, Thomas Edison is to inventions. Pragmatic individuals that were able to sell other's ideas for their own profit.

  20. Rhiannon Draws

    Rhiannon Draws6 dias atrás

    Lol I was born on September 16th

  21. Jacket Potato

    Jacket Potato6 dias atrás

    Why does nearly everything important happen in September (including my birthday)

  22. • Rock’tober •

    • Rock’tober •7 dias atrás

    “luh” its probounced “luh” not “leh” . . . “luh”

  23. alfjgist

    alfjgist8 dias atrás

    Ironically, on the roster of that train were 2 guys named Warner...

  24. Nick Lewandowski

    Nick Lewandowski8 dias atrás

    This has so many possibilities and none of them fun to think about

  25. Georgia Hutcheon

    Georgia Hutcheon9 dias atrás

    They need to do one one the pearl harbour coverup

  26. San Fran

    San Fran9 dias atrás

    typical american action by Edison

  27. dimXlights

    dimXlights10 dias atrás

    Nikola Tesla fell in love with an imaginary pigeon that had laser eyes.

  28. dimXlights

    dimXlights10 dias atrás

    mmmmm this sounds very familiar.... cough cough Nikola Tesla story cough cough.

  29. Wisconsin Rail Productions

    Wisconsin Rail Productions12 dias atrás

    Ok. So it is confirmed that Edison or someone for Edison killed this man. In short, in a diary confirmed to be Edison’s titled Sep. 20 1890, Edison writes “I was called from Dijon. Prince is no more. The deed had been done. Murder is not my thing, but it had to be done” or something like that. Link: www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1369702108701603?via%3Dihub

  30. im broke

    im broke12 dias atrás

    fucking edison

  31. Yasser Ali

    Yasser Ali12 dias atrás

    I was always was taught that Edison was a genius inventor but i always disagreed.

  32. Wade B.

    Wade B.12 dias atrás

    TRAINS :D

  33. Erik Allen

    Erik Allen13 dias atrás

    Thomas Edison was the definition of garbage on Earth.

  34. Dream Catcher

    Dream Catcher13 dias atrás

    Shane: Well, on that case.. ALL ABOARD! Ryan: *looks at him like he’s an alien* Alright... Now I’m not as happy about this..

  35. StupKrou

    StupKrou14 dias atrás

    In France, we learn that photography and motion picture (and further on, cinema) were invented here. Although in my memory, we learned about the Lumière brothers and not Louis. Its a shame that english school books credit Edison for a lot of 100% stolen work. Joseph Nicéphore Niépce is the father of photography and Louis Le Prince of 'motion picture' en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Le_Prince

  36. Caoimhín Oisin

    Caoimhín Oisin14 dias atrás

    History was written by winner. But this is an important history tho.

  37. ★Zoechu★

    ★Zoechu★15 dias atrás

    Most of the comments are hating on Thomas Edison and I love it.

  38. Ya boi Victor

    Ya boi Victor15 dias atrás

    Buying bread from a man in brussels He was, 6 foot 4 and full of muscle I said do you speak-a my language? He just smiled and gave me a vegemite sandwitch Louis is that man. Same height.

  39. Kozi Kon

    Kozi Kon15 dias atrás

    make a video about that Edison son of a b^#%@% who stole almost every idea from everyone

  40. Jeremiah Federico

    Jeremiah Federico16 dias atrás

    Plot Twist:Edison killed him.

  41. Fatima Vizcaino

    Fatima Vizcaino16 dias atrás

    5:28 *walkie talkies*

  42. Pyronix

    Pyronix17 dias atrás

    *E N D Q U O T E*

  43. Deli_ YT

    Deli_ YT17 dias atrás

    Edison killed him. I know, Mind Blown

  44. BooCakeSenpai

    BooCakeSenpai17 dias atrás

    I like how "The Entertainer" is just playing in the background (5:37 - 6:04)

  45. Callista Dominae

    Callista Dominae17 dias atrás

    this is really fucking sad. reminds me of the movie, Coco.

  46. Sniki Snejk

    Sniki Snejk18 dias atrás

    What about the lumiére brothers?

  47. True2022

    True202218 dias atrás

    Neither man invented the movie camera .it was Francis Roberts in 1845

  48. True2022

    True202218 dias atrás

    I ask every American I meet who invented the car? without fail they say Henry Ford .try it for yourself its unreal lol

  49. Captain Deadpool

    Captain Deadpool19 dias atrás

    This is so sad. Alexa, play despacito 69.

  50. Moxie Lofton

    Moxie Lofton19 dias atrás

    Good rule is if you hear Edison invented something, roll your eyes and do air quotes.