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Engineering in the Movies: Magic Drum

Description: Originally a vintage toy from 1830s, a zoetrope applies the same principles filmmakers have used since the start of cinema.

Make your own animated movie strip using recycled material, pen and paper.

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Engineering in the Movies: Magic Drum

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