Praxinoscopes are slightly updated versions of zoetropes, which use mirrors to display the frames of animation instead of slits in the spinning cylinder, dating back to 1877. In the 1950s a company called "Red Raven" released records that displayed a little over a second of animation.
David Wilson used this technique to create the video for Moray McLaren's "We Got Time", an okay song (sounds a bit like Travis) with a captivating video that produces all its effects in-camera. The music video is above, but you might just as well like the howto, behind-the-scenes video from David Wilson that is embedded below. [via Mefi]