The Shadow Traps

Episode 27. The New York Cockle and Burn Years

January 20, 2020 Irfan Shah Season 1 Episode 27
The Shadow Traps
Episode 27. The New York Cockle and Burn Years
Chapters
0:05
Confirmation Bias
3:26
Considering Le Prince's New York achievements
9:07
Marie's anecdote
11:41
How good were the images?
13:53
Adolphe's summary of witness statements
14:42
Why couldn't they remember?
18:42
Other reasons to be sceptical
30:04
In the Kingdom of Shadows
The Shadow Traps
Episode 27. The New York Cockle and Burn Years
Jan 20, 2020 Season 1 Episode 27
Irfan Shah

This episode tries to find an answer to the question 'What exactly did Le Prince achieve with his experiments in New York in the mid-1880's?' To help with this, we look at witness statements and descriptions of the work allegedly done and attempt to work out the extent of the inventor's achievements in America.

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This episode tries to find an answer to the question 'What exactly did Le Prince achieve with his experiments in New York in the mid-1880's?' To help with this, we look at witness statements and descriptions of the work allegedly done and attempt to work out the extent of the inventor's achievements in America.

Confirmation Bias
Considering Le Prince's New York achievements
Marie's anecdote
How good were the images?
Adolphe's summary of witness statements
Why couldn't they remember?
Other reasons to be sceptical
In the Kingdom of Shadows