The French director Joris Clerté has a knack for simple yet effective story telling. In this particular animation, he traces the success and final downfall of Emile Reynaud’s Praxinoscope with which he had entertained many a Paris crowd at the Musée Grevin just before the turn of the 20th century.

Be sure not to miss Clerté’s latest work for the Olympics – http://www.doncvoila.net