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The Historic Disappearance of Louis Le Prince -
Published: 2 weeks ago By: BuzzFeedBlue

By: BuzzFeedBluePublished: 2 weeks ago

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This French inventor stepped onto a train... and disappeared from history
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Ava GOnzales
'Ava GOnzales' 6 minutes ago
'SealedNova' 1 hour ago
Louis Le Prince is the father of moving pictures. But after the divorce, he didn't have custody of moving pictures and the world married Thomas Edison. Thomas Edison is the step-father of moving pictures
Olivia B
'Olivia B' 6 hours ago
I’m really sick of horror movie trailers playing during my unsolved marathon
Amy Villalobos
'Amy Villalobos' 7 hours ago
I’m glade you made this video. His name will now live in glory to the viewers as the true inventor
Rayan Mbadiwe
'Rayan Mbadiwe' 8 hours ago
People Say "Would You Kill Adolph Hitler When He Was A Baby" Movie History Extravagants Say "Would You Kill Thomas Edison So That Tesla And Le Prince And Some Other Name We Probally Dont Know About Be Alive"
Rayan Mbadiwe
'Rayan Mbadiwe' 8 hours ago
You Know What We Really Need A FREAKING TIME MACHINE!!!!
Ronnie Bulaong
'Ronnie Bulaong' 8 hours ago
Since it was mentioned that Louis is neck deep in debt, I think it's possible that he was killed/kidnapped by the people or their henchmen who he owes money from.
a mess™
'a mess™' 8 hours ago
"I just thought this was a good opportunity, for you, as a fellow Lord of the Rings tree-" *"They're called Ents."*
'XxThatOnePotatoxX' 10 hours ago
0:18 - 0:24 that’s honestly really awkward 😂
Jimin Wifuue
'Jimin Wifuue' 12 hours ago
That motion picture is called GIF lmao
Madeleine Weaver
'Madeleine Weaver' 13 hours ago
he was born at the end of august? wouldn't that be just like a virgo to disappear off the face of the earth bc their project was only slightly less than perfect
Brandon Green
'Brandon Green' 13 hours ago
It's 2018 and I'm still watching that mannequin
fatima hassan
'fatima hassan' 15 hours ago
can you please make an episode about the true inventor of light and electricity, Hasan Kamel Al Sabbah. This story is also tied with Thomas Ed. so there are a lot of words about this.
'charlottevf27' 16 hours ago
Anyone else from Leeds? 😊
kinky b
'kinky b' 16 hours ago
Priyanka S
'Priyanka S' 17 hours ago
i bet the animated film COCO was based on this story. Very sad. The dad killed while going home to family :(
Nurul Shazni
'Nurul Shazni' 18 hours ago
hey how bout making a video about the malaysian flight mh370?
Maryam Khan
'Maryam Khan' 19 hours ago
God this is soooo sad💔
Joseph Alvarez
'Joseph Alvarez' 22 hours ago
Thomas Edison is the 1800s version of Steve Jobs
Savior queen
'Savior queen' 22 hours ago
you guys should do the legend of Anastasia, or the Romanov’s story. The story behind it is very interesting.Look into it, look into too Rasputin and his story too. It's the best one in my opinion
saint peter
'saint peter' 23 hours ago
Why haven't these guys try to find Bigfoot or the Jersey devil or something yet?
'Geminilicious' 24 hours ago
Seems like Thomas Edison had a narcissistic personality disorder
'Geminilicious' 1 day ago
*Thank you for the history lesson*
'nadie' 1 day ago
louis and i have the same birthday!! who knew.
gerry o sullivan
'gerry o sullivan' 1 day ago
Edison also tried to steal Teslas "the transporting man" device!!
'BubblegumShallow' 1 day ago
think i'll put on my walkies , get in my drivey and go to the movies
Saint Dandy
'Saint Dandy' 1 day ago
# Remember Louis Le Prince! also may Tomas Edison forever rot in hell!!!!
Regina Laciste
'Regina Laciste' 1 day ago
William Jeffery
'William Jeffery' 1 day ago
I like theory 1
big ron
'big ron' 1 day ago
Edison was a prick he stole a lot of other people's inventions
IM SO MAD RIGHT NOW this is so sad, I feel so bad for this guy (almost 130 years in the future)
Jordan C
'Jordan C' 1 day ago
Victoria Gaertig
'Victoria Gaertig' 1 day ago
You guys should do the Oklahoma Girl Scout Murder Mystery
Fallenwinter 632
'Fallenwinter 632' 1 day ago
Fucking Edison
Ayaan Khan
'Ayaan Khan' 2 days ago
Thomas Edison is a cuck
Kate James
'Kate James' 2 days ago
this is so sad... so sad.
William C. Sierra
'William C. Sierra' 2 days ago
Edison the Traitor. He should be remembered in history from here on out as this title.
Cesarin Pillin
'Cesarin Pillin' 2 days ago
I'm baffled why Buzzfeed didn't take into consideration how Edison had stolen and fought many other inventors and claimed inventions of others as his. His petty fight against Tesla is a fine example.
'Machin' 2 days ago
Ouééé les français RPZ si si la mifaaaa, on est les meilleurs les mecs, c'est grâce à nous qui z'ont tous leurs films à Hollywood, oué les gars, c'est nous qu'on est les meilleurs d'abord! (lmao to my fellow french buzzfeed unsolved fans... i'm sorry for this but i couldn't help it #ChauvinismePrimaire)
'KelsBells06' 2 days ago
Thomas Edison: The Biggest Theif & Fraud in History
Teutonic Tom
'Teutonic Tom' 2 days ago
I think the real mystery is the disappearance of Switzerland from the map
Natasha Fetko
'Natasha Fetko' 2 days ago
I already hated Edison but this only strengthens my disgust to new abhorrent levels.
Lizzy Brue
'Lizzy Brue' 2 days ago
These guys are hilarious!!!!!
Smol GayGirl
'Smol GayGirl' 2 days ago
This is reminds me of the Poptropica island where you go on a train and help Thomas Edison find his motion picture machine that was stolen from a french girl. Like this kinda seems like the island was based poorly on this
Beverly Archer
'Beverly Archer' 2 days ago
There's a police photo that said it look like the victim looked like Louis was a drowned victim
moira mcc.
'moira mcc.' 2 days ago
this sounds like a good movie plot tbh irony??
Taimoor Habib
'Taimoor Habib' 2 days ago
Now thanks to this video, more than 2 million people, and possibly many more will know of this great man.
Claire Bear
'Claire Bear' 2 days ago
What should movies be called?
'toastrr' 2 days ago
Well, my whole view on Thomas Edison has changed.
Lindsay Rafferty
'Lindsay Rafferty' 2 days ago
I have a suggestion for a video! How about one on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?
Ella Lowson
'Ella Lowson' 2 days ago
we need a jonbenet part 2!!!!!!!!!!
Neo M
'Neo M' 2 days ago
Thomas edison was an invention stealing POS. He didn't invent the light bulb - Tesla did.
Kaitlyn Marcianelli
Do a video of the murder of nickola tesla
Tamara Roman
'Tamara Roman' 2 days ago
Louis Le Prince is amazing and should have been the legal inventor of "motion pictures"!!!! #LouisLePrincedeservedbetter
Elizabeth Spicer
'Elizabeth Spicer' 2 days ago
My favorite film fact is the reason why Hollywood is in California and not New York, which was the center of the film industry for many years. Edison was hunting down people making motion pictures and charging for use of his technology, so filmmakers naturally got fed up and asked for sanctuary elsewhere. California provided space and the protection necessary. So that's why films are on the west coast, not the east coast.
Fandom Trash
'Fandom Trash' 2 days ago
Thomas Edison was the worstv
Akemi IchiHaru
'Akemi IchiHaru' 3 days ago
Urgh taking people's ideas
'AntoVanTastic' 3 days ago
I might be wrong, but I remeber reading once that Edison did not even invent the light bulb, but stole the idea from an inventor who publicied his work at the same time. However, Edison is still quoted to be the inventor of it.
Red Panda
'Red Panda' 3 days ago
0:22 *dies slowly inside*
Coleen Salig
'Coleen Salig' 3 days ago
didn't edison also stole tesla's idea? something about not compensating him.
Mythical Adrian
'Mythical Adrian' 3 days ago
Coco was based off this
T Nicholas
'T Nicholas' 3 days ago
Edison was a thief and a hack, he copied so many other inventors and took credit
'MrGandhi' 3 days ago
I freaking HATE Thomas Edison
Sasha Silva
'Sasha Silva' 3 days ago
this makes me hella sad for Louis.. he seemed like a genial man and adoring family man, jealousy sucks man
'80's Lady' 3 days ago
*I had to watch this episode after my kids debated a teacher into a frenzy. They wouldn't back down, so teacher and I watched this, and needless to say, they received an 100% + 50 bonus points that gets them out of their pick of a project. Well done on this episode. Kids, if you see this, well done for presenting your case and sticking to the truth.* 💙💜
ya boi kyla
'ya boi kyla' 3 days ago
damn thomas edison was a snake
Kevin Gundtoft
'Kevin Gundtoft' 3 days ago
'Sup with Switzerland XD 8:25
Jeremie Lauzier
'Jeremie Lauzier' 3 days ago
What if Louis le prince sold his plans to Edison and then decided to disapear because he wouldnt want his family to know what he had done.
'Remington' 3 days ago
If you know anything about Edison it's that he robbed and backstabbed Tesla. I don't think he'd have a problem with stopping Le Prince either.
Stacey Alicia
'Stacey Alicia' 3 days ago
train had another meaning to me so , the beginning caught me off GAURD
'InkAirArt' 3 days ago
I had never heard of him. I'm really glad you brought him back and him relevant to history in some way. It sounds like he deserves to be remembered.
Karinna Jarosz
'Karinna Jarosz' 3 days ago
I used to think that Edison was amazing before this and now I hate him.....not regrets. LOUIS LE PRINCE IS THE GENIUS BEHIND MOVIES
Alexandre Charron
'Alexandre Charron' 3 days ago
Edison what... no Lumière brothers!
'grapes' 3 days ago
Damn. I've lost all respect for Thomas Fraudison.
'SolidSneakNinja' 3 days ago
So Edison was the Steve Jobs of the 1800s....absolute prick of a con man that tricks everyone into thinking he’s a genius because he stole his ideas from the roommate etc. Not gonna lie, the fact that Edison is American makes it easier for me to think Edison did it. 1 in 25 Americans are sociopaths after all. Look it up, incredibly high percentage for a “civilised” country.
Sarah Williams
'Sarah Williams' 3 days ago
Hold up- Is Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart referencing Louis Le Prince with the film french man the boy met on the train?? SO many metaphors and symbols in that movie. I love it so much
Khalil Kendle
'Khalil Kendle' 3 days ago
I think someone of thomas edisan killed him so he could take the credit and relase the moving picture
'ray' 3 days ago
how to get a kiss from Shane: create something entirely new. dully noted.
'gatorred789' 3 days ago
Shane has gone soft.
Kaitlyn Haiber
'Kaitlyn Haiber' 3 days ago
You guys should unsolve the golden lamb in Lebanon Ohio. There is a room with a girl that haunts the place.
Goku Black
'Goku Black' 3 days ago
This reminds me of Poptropica. Sorry
Bad_ Man
'Bad_ Man' 3 days ago
Mk ultra
Bad_ Man
'Bad_ Man' 3 days ago
Do Mk ultra
Nashyra Malaczewski
can you guys do the disappearance of theodosia burr please
Elaine Ojeda
'Elaine Ojeda' 3 days ago
What about looking int the unsolved murder of Bob Crane
Megan Reid
'Megan Reid' 3 days ago
Alban Audibert
'Alban Audibert' 3 days ago
buzzfeed unsolved spend a night in the conjuring house in england drop a like if u want this to happen
CRS Productions
'CRS Productions' 3 days ago
Do some people too 10 FBI most wanted
'LashingOut!' 3 days ago
Do the unsolved mystery of the wvu headless coeds!
rafique pathan
'rafique pathan' 3 days ago
Please do episode on escape from Alcatraz
M. Hamad
'M. Hamad' 3 days ago
Louis le Prince father of the Instagram Boomerang😂
Louie waterfield media
leeds yes yes
Josip Jerković
'Josip Jerković' 4 days ago
Where did my virginity go UNSOLVED
'Reason' 4 days ago
Disappointing video. Louis Le Prince's brother was the last to see him alive; he's a bigger suspect than this video portrays. Louis's purported financial straits were also fictional.
Fotia Matura
'Fotia Matura' 4 days ago
Wasn't the kid's movie "HUGO" based on this idea? I remember this premise from there, or something extremely similar...
Kania Lars
'Kania Lars' 4 days ago
huh Edison.. wonder what else he falsely took credit from aside from this guy and Tesla..
Satyesh Jha
'Satyesh Jha' 4 days ago
Do Persian Princess Next:
Shelley Rose
'Shelley Rose' 4 days ago
Edison stole the patent for the telephone too, look it up !
'TheInklet' 4 days ago
This needs to become a movie so more people know his name.. Edit: (Bc let's be honest no one cares about history unless it's presented in entertainment)
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'Vince Claes' 4 days ago
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