INTERNATIONAL: Conquest of Culture!

Americans know that Thomas Alva Edison invented the "Kinetoscope"; and Frenchmen know that Louis Lumière invented the "Cinematograph." Experts still wrangle over which of these inventions was the more basic; but grizzled Louis Lumière has long since ceased to care. Interviewed last week in Paris he barely condescended to observe: "My. brother Auguste and I looked upon our invention as a novelty, capable of offering distraction for a few moments only. . . . The Americans have taken a toy and made it into a trade. . . . Primarily I am a chemist. I have little or no time...

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