King George VI – King of England

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. Continue reading

Hideki Yukawa, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1949

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Edgar Rice Burroughs

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

Solo Sailing Journey Around-the-World

Captain Joshua Slocum, a Canadian Mariner, sailed Around-the-World on The Spray, a restored fishing sloop in 1895. Continue reading

Gerty Theresa Cori, first Woman to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First Woman presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1947
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Tarzan major motion picture… Totally Digital

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.

Date:
      July 23, 1999
Name(s):
      Walt Disney Pictures /Edgar Rice Burroughs
Location:
      Orlando, FL, USA
      Burbank, CA, USA
      Irvine, CA, USA


Additional Information:

  • 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.

George Eastman

George Eastman (July 12, 1854 – March 14, 1932) was an American entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and popularized the use of roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. Continue reading

Kodak No. 1 Camera

It weighed 22 ounces, has lens fast enough to make instantaneous exposures, used a roll of film of 100 exposures, a round picture 2.5 inches in diameter and does not require a table or tripod for support. Continue reading

United States get a visit from British Monarchs

As part of a tour following King George VI’s Coronation on May 12th, 1939. Continue reading

William Henry “Bill” Gates III

William Henry “Bill” Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. Continue reading