The Magic Lantern Lost History

Virgil’s Folly was the last great Magic Lantern Show. Shown in Germany in 1905. The theater burned down that same night in Berlin and over 600 people lost their lives. This research is something I have been working on for a long time. More info is coming soon.

The Magic Lantern phenomena is little studied. Most scholars focusing on cinema and more conventional theater. The artist in this case combined elements of the Magic Lantern projector, the peppers ghost effect and other special effects of the time period.

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