Subscribe Register Login
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 11:16 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.

Click here to login or subscribe below.

Archive Purchase Required

Stories older than 7-days are available in our extensive story library.

This story is only available from the Arkansas Online archives. Stories can be purchased individually after you register with the archive library.

  • Headline: Pine Bluff's movie maker
  • Publication:
Search Archives
Benefits icon

Stay InformedKnow more about what's going on in the world, in Arkansas and in your own neighborhood.

Save MoneyThousands of dollars in savings every day with deals from our local advertisers, Arkansas' largest classifieds section and our huge Sunday coupon package.

Be EntertainedFrom movies and arts to sports and things to do on the weekend, you'll never miss out on great events and entertainment.

Available all the timeRead when you want, how you want. Access all of our coverage in print, online, on your smartphone or on your tablet computer with your subscription.

Smart DecisionsReading the newspaper gives you information that helps you make smart decisions for you and your family. Subscribing to the newspaper is an investment in yourself.