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Scientific American 1913-01-25

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The great horse race scene in "The Whip." Eight horses ridden by jockeys take part in the race. Each horse runs on a treadmill. That of the winner and one other horse are pulled forward at the finish. Five panoramas (four of them can be moved around the stage) are actuated by individual motors.



Artist: Chas Figaro

Source: Steve Kirch, collector, and creator of a great website about SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN in the past

Restoration by: magscanner