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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  1. Gregory Harper

    Gregory Harper7 horas atrás

    Anyone else notice that Switzerland looks like a body of water on that map

  2. drewpamon

    drewpamon11 horas atrás

    It is so popular to hate Edison these days.

  3. Danielle Hayes

    Danielle Hayes12 horas atrás

    It kinda pisses me off how Louis NEVER got the huge credit for motion pictures. Aaaaahhhhhhh!

  4. ravis pouresmaeil

    ravis pouresmaeil23 horas atrás

    Pictures that move = gifs.

  5. België België

    België BelgiëDia atrás

    aigan love the vid.

  6. Muhammad Rizqan Alfarisi

    Muhammad Rizqan AlfarisiDia atrás

    The image of USA in Thomas Edison

  7. Juan Ramon

    Juan RamonDia atrás

    Edison remind me of ernerst de la Cruz from coco

  8. l d

    l dDia atrás

    okay i know this is an old episode and someone might have already said this but Edison was actually funded by JP Morgan who was a huge industrial giant at the time, known as a captain of industry or a robber baron. I'm sure that he wanted Edison to have no competition, since his inventions meant money for Morgan as well, and had HIS goons get rid of Le Prince instead of Edison's goons. Since JP Morgan was such a huge huge power during this time there's no doubt he had a little bit to do with the disappearance.

  9. Simone S

    Simone SDia atrás

    What a icon

  10. Daisy Chainsaw

    Daisy ChainsawDia atrás

    Edison is a renowned douchebag. He was more of a salesman than a scientist, and achieved his fame by tricking, wheedling and stealing from actual geniuses.

  11. sabiduria88

    sabiduria882 dias atrás

    What about the Lumiere brothers

  12. Brad Jarvis

    Brad Jarvis2 dias atrás

    Why is Switzerland underwater?

  13. Em Rose

    Em Rose2 dias atrás

    Edison is the biggest fraud ever. He himself invented very few, if any, of the things he is credited for. He just gathered inventions from other people and claimed they were his. I learned this from one of my favorite teachers at my school.

  14. John Daniel Esguerra

    John Daniel Esguerra3 dias atrás

    Being a Photographer, and a camera junkie. I always knew Thomas Edison is the inventor. I didnt knew someone would invent moving picture camera/movie camera. Saddened that he dissapeared. And its really possible that Edison did something. But I digress. Its still unknown.

  15. Kristina Johns

    Kristina Johns3 dias atrás

    I’m sorry but Shane is the only reason I love this show!! He’s amazing Ryan’s good too I guess

  16. Lauren Hobson

    Lauren Hobson3 dias atrás

    But don’t ya know when ya faymous dah woild is ya erster

  17. DuongE Luu

    DuongE Luu3 dias atrás

    That tell a lot about the Americans, they are fucking fraud they do what ever they want and think they are right, every one else is wrong 🙏💯

  18. CreepySepticplierToBattle !!

    CreepySepticplierToBattle !!4 dias atrás

    I'm shook 😱

  19. Sarala the Animal Lover

    Sarala the Animal Lover4 dias atrás


  20. Erin Baker

    Erin Baker4 dias atrás

    1:18 AAHHH MY BIRTHDAY (not the year tho ahah)

  21. Amy Rawcliffe

    Amy Rawcliffe4 dias atrás

    Ayyyy good old Leeds

  22. mirnuky

    mirnuky4 dias atrás

    How do you call a Tesla car stolen? An Edison.

  23. 박주예

    박주예4 dias atrás

    Why does he have to disapear on my birthday?

  24. shi qi Tang

    shi qi Tang5 dias atrás

    Just saying, Unsolved's crimes / mysteries do not have to be actually unsolved or answer-less, so any crime which Unsolved thinks is interesting or shocking, Unsolved can do a video:)

  25. jatta89

    jatta895 dias atrás

    Why the European map is missing Switzerland?

  26. Caity Lunsford

    Caity Lunsford6 dias atrás

    ugh, edison, that bastard

  27. Luce

    Luce6 dias atrás

    Vive Louis Le Prince! 📽🎞

  28. Christian Adair

    Christian Adair6 dias atrás

    Edison murdered Luis

  29. Christian Adair

    Christian Adair6 dias atrás


  30. AdCath Guy

    AdCath Guy6 dias atrás

    5:51 that clip is in bill wurths' video clip

  31. J.R. Wizzle

    J.R. Wizzle6 dias atrás

    Everybody with intelligence knows edison stole all of "his inventions" and he is yet another lie in history

  32. Fzh khan

    Fzh khan6 dias atrás

    That prick Edison

  33. karla gonzalez

    karla gonzalez7 dias atrás

    "What happened to Louis Le Prince?" is one of the questions I want to ask God when I die.

  34. Vee

    Vee7 dias atrás

    when Ryan said "mahogany" I just screamed " It's mahogany!!" (anyone got the reference?? Just me?? okay.)

  35. Crunchynut Cornflakes

    Crunchynut Cornflakes7 dias atrás

    HuNgEr GaMeS

  36. ForgetMeNot 1025

    ForgetMeNot 10257 dias atrás

    I never knew I would enjoy learning history

  37. kevin navarro

    kevin navarro7 dias atrás

    F*** U THOMAS EDISON!!!!

  38. Nianna Banana

    Nianna Banana7 dias atrás

    This just proves that Thomas Edison isn't the "brilliant inventor" that we know. Jfc I really hate that guy.

  39. Lady Kata

    Lady Kata8 dias atrás

    Louis will never be forgotten after watching this video.

  40. april mcmelty

    april mcmelty8 dias atrás

    fucking thomas edison

  41. miss em

    miss em8 dias atrás

    It’a kinda cool that this guy, Louis Le Prince, has an IMDB now.

  42. K

    K8 dias atrás

    Let's also just point out that Le Prince's camera was about 40 lbs. So not the easiest to move, but still doable. Edison's Black Maria was a giant stationary bulky "camera" housed in a whole room that relied on natural sunlight and shutters to let said light in for it to work. So even then, I don't really see him as inventing a film camera in that the purpose of it is to capture things that happen. You can't do a lot of that in a stationary room, only planned short skits and whatnot.

  43. Exotic Mistletoe

    Exotic Mistletoe9 dias atrás

    Thomas Edison killed Le Prince!

  44. Annabel Rose

    Annabel Rose9 dias atrás

    Ryan is right. In these cases, seeing someone that could have been so much more whose life was cut short is the most tragic thing.

  45. Eat dat pussey 554

    Eat dat pussey 5549 dias atrás

    The doll moves

  46. A N G I E

    A N G I E9 dias atrás

    at least 3.1 million people are aware of the fact that louis le prince is the true inventor. nothing but respect for MY president, louis le prince

  47. Dark Knightwing

    Dark Knightwing9 dias atrás

    I thought English inventor William-Friese-Greene invented the motion picture camera in the years 1888-1891

  48. Safura Khan

    Safura Khan9 dias atrás

    Edison did it

  49. Andrea Casillas

    Andrea Casillas9 dias atrás

    Edison was and forever will be A FUCKING A**HOLE!

  50. Mike Kingsman

    Mike Kingsman10 dias atrás


  51. eteeweeteeeeee

    eteeweeteeeeee10 dias atrás

    My life is a lie

  52. Josie Anette Nogueras

    Josie Anette Nogueras10 dias atrás

    He ran away with jack to join a circus