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Also Known As: Luigi Montefiori Died:
Born: August 16, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Genoa, , IT Profession: inventor, pioneer, messenger, manufacturer, office clerk

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A former amateur photographer responsible for several key developments in photographic technology, George Eastman founded the Eastman Kodak company in 1880, developing paper roll film in 1884 and perforated celluloid film in 1889.

A former amateur photographer responsible for several key developments in photographic technology, George Eastman founded the Eastman Kodak company in 1880, developing paper roll film in 1884 and perforated celluloid film in 1889.

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 Le Foto di Gioia (1987)
3.
 Regalo di Natale (1986) Stefano
4.
 Dumb Dicks (1986)
5.
 Hands of Steel (1986) Raoul Fernandez
6.
 King David (1985)
7.
 After The Fall Of New York (1984) Big Ape
8.
 Endgame (1984) Kurt Karnak
10.
 Ironmaster (1983) Vude
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1859:
Family settled in Rochester, New York
1873:
At age 19, hired as a bank clerk
1878:
Purchased first camera
1879:
Filed first patent for a machine that coated dry photographic plates; founded the Eastman Dry Plate Company
1884:
Introduced paper roll film; the following year patented a machine that coated rolls of paper with emulsion
1888:
Developed the Kodak box camera
1889:
Invented perforated celluloid film
1892:
Changed name of company to Eastman Kodak
1900:
Introduced the Kodak brownie camera which sold for one dollar
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father:
George Eastman. Founded Eastman Commercial College in Rochester (New York) in 1859; died in 1868.
mother:
Maria Eastman.

Bibliography close complete biography

"George Eastman" Houghton Mifflin
"George Eastman: A Biography" Johns Hopkins University Press

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