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Thursday, September 18, 2014, 4:54 p.m.

Pine Bluff's movie maker

On this date in 1920, Pine Bluff native Freeman Owens used his newly invented slow-motion camera to film the great Babe Ruth hitting a home run. This pioneering cinematographer never received the recognition he deserved for his many inventions and 200 patents, developments which virtually transformed the motion picture industry as well as other aspects of photography in general.

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