A Solar Eclipse in North Carolina Captured on Film… In 1900 [VIDEO]

Painstakingly restored by the British Film Institute

The magic of a real solar eclipse filmed on 28 May, 1900 by a famous magician, Nevil Maskelyne, while on an expedition by The British Astronomical Association to North Carolina. In 1898 he travelled to India to photograph an eclipse. He succeeded but the film can was stolen on …