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Nikola Tesla (born July 10, 1856 – January 4, 1943) was an Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.


Since audio recordings and motion pictures existed during that time, there seems to be no recordings or footages of Nikola Tesla online. We have written accounts that suggest he appeared in short newsreels in the 1920s and the 1930s, and at least one account of a film that he helped produce in 1935. But alas, none of this footage has made its way online, which probably got deteriorated. Film, even when stored properly, will deteriorate. So, if film of Nikola Tesla exists and of course we hope it still does, then let's make sure it's digitized and preserved for generations to come.

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