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Crime History: 'Father of motion picture' shoots, kills wife's lover

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On this day, Oct. 17, in 1874, Eadweard J. Muybridge , the pioneer of motion photography, shot and killed his wife's paramour. The slaying came four years before Muybridge stunned the world the first film ever -- a galloping horse that proved that all four hoofs came off the ground during a full run. Muybridge had discovered love notes between his wife and Major Harry Larkyns ,...