Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (/ˈɡuːtənbɜːrɡ/; c. 1400 – February 3, 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, inventor, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press. Continue reading
Johannes Gutenberg designed and constructed the printing press despites an initial reference made during a lawsuit by the heirs of his financial bankers in 1439. Continue reading
Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf, a Frenchman, invented a machine for printing wallpaper in 1785. Continue reading
Charlotte Guillard of Paris, France (She died in 1556), worked in the printing businesses with both of her husbands to which she outlived, afterwards she ran her own shop. Continue reading
The first issue of Canadian Illustrated News featured a halftone photograph of Queen Victoria's son, Prince Arthur on October 30th 1869. Continue reading
Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on September 1, 1875, in Chicago, Illinois (he later lived for many years in the suburb of Oak Park), the fourth son of Major George Tyler Burroughs (1833–1913), a businessman and Civil War veteran, and his wife, Mary Evaline (Zieger) Burroughs (1840–1920). Continue reading
Back in the day, circa 1500, well 1502 to be exact, Spain imposes a licence fee for printing Presses. Continue reading
Tarzan first major motion picture to have be produced and exhibited entirely with digital technology produced by Walt Disney Pictures. The animated feature was based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs story. The film was produced and mastered entirely digitally using animation, composition, and editing software. The film was run using film-less digital projection systems at three U.S. theatres: one in Orlando, FL, one in Burbank, CA and one in Irvine, CA, on July 23, 1999.
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- Edgar Rice Burroughs – Wikipedia
Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 – March 19, 1950) was an American writer best known for his creations of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, although he produced works in many genres.
- Tarzan (1999 film) – Wikipedia
The animators were split into two teams, one in Paris and one in Burbank. The 6000 mile distance and difference in time zones posed challenges for collaboration, especially for scenes with Tarzan and Jane. Glen Keane was the supervising animator for Tarzan at the Paris studio, while Ken Duncan was the supervising animator for Jane at the studio in Burbank.
- Tarzan (2013 film) – Wikipedia
Tarzan (also known as Tarzan 3D) is a 2013 English-language German 3D computer-animated motion capture action-adventure film written, directed and produced by German producer Reinhard Klooss which was released on October 17, 2013 in Russia.
In April 1996 an American computer company IBM (International Business Machines) of Armonk, NY, USA, introduced a disk drive that could hold / store 1 billion bits of data per square. Continue reading