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Monday, November 09, 2009

The first pornographic film was created by Thomas Edison's assistant.

See also:
- The Inventions of Thomas Edison

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  • Okay, you've made a statement - now cite your source.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 25, 2008 9:10 PM  

  • citations needed. citations needed.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 25, 2008 9:24 PM  

  • Rofl. I'd love to see that!
    I bet it would be like "Oh, Victoria, I seem to have touched your brest! What a awkward situation!"
    AHAHA. Sorry. I have such a bad sense of humour. Lol.

    By Anonymous Emma627@msn.com, at January 01, 2009 10:49 AM  

  • I find it suspicious in the extreme that this mystery assistant isn't named. Seems to me that if you could dig up this information, you could provide a name. Oh wait...providing a definite name would make it too easy for people to look up that name and find out that you're full of it.

    By Anonymous Factropolis blows!, at January 06, 2009 7:22 AM  

  • From what I have saw so far, this site is taking random crap they find on the net, and running with it. The oldest porn I have ever watched is from the 1920's.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 16, 2009 7:07 PM  

  • Hey "Anonymous" fun police, screw you. I've got this movie in my DVD collection. Here is the full transcript: Do you like Phil Collins? I've been a big Genesis fan ever since the release of their 1980 album, Duke. Before that, I really didn't understand any of their work. Too artsy, too intellectual. It was on Duke where Phil Collins' presence became more apparent. I think Invisible Touch was the group's undisputed masterpiece. It's an epic meditation on intangibility. At the same time, it deepens and enriches the meaning of the preceding three albums. Christy, take off your robe. Listen to the brilliant ensemble playing of Banks, Collins and Rutherford. You can practically hear every nuance of every instrument. Sabrina, remove your dress. In terms of lyrical craftsmanship, the sheer songwriting, this album hits a new peak of professionalism. Sabrina, why don't you, uh, dance a little. Take the lyrics to Land of Confusion. In this song, Phil Collins addresses the problems of abusive political authority. In Too Deep is the most moving pop song of the 1980s, about monogamy and commitment. The song is extremely uplifting. Their lyrics are as positive and affirmative as anything I've heard in rock. Christy, get down on your knees so Sabrina can see your asshole. Phil Collins' solo career seems to be more commercial and therefore more satisfying, in a narrower way. Especially songs like In the Air Tonight and Against All Odds. Sabrina, don't just stare at it, eat it. But I also think Phil Collins works best within the confines of the group, than as a solo artist, and I stress the word artist. This is Sussudio, a great, great song, a personal favorite.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at October 14, 2009 3:07 PM  

  • Georges Melies was Edisons' assistant?

    By Anonymous Topher, at November 11, 2009 3:45 PM  

  • Sorry skeptics, this one's true. William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was Edison's photographer when he was working on the kinetoscope, completed and unveiled in 1893. The 35mm filmstrip that became the standard of filmmaking was Dickson's creation. Eventually Dickson branched off, creating the mutoscope, those peep show machines with images on cards. Archivists call these softcore reels, a maliable translation to pornographic film.

    Cute Melies reference but - gotcha - La Voyage dans la Lune was made in 1902!! Melies got the film concept from the Lumiere brothers who patented their cinematograph (differing in the kinetograph as it had the capability to project the images versus the kinetograph and mutograph being viewed by a single person) in 1985. And as far as I know, Melies wasn't into the porn thing - at least not publicly.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 11, 2009 5:31 PM  

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