The Top 5 Patents for Special Effects

 Patent illustration for an "Animated Doll;" From Google Patents.

Patent illustration for an "Animated Doll;" From Google Patents.

We all know that movies and theatrical productions feature many different special effects. The linked list includes the top 5 patents related to these special effects, including the "Animated Doll." The doll, illustrated above, features "a mechanism that includes an electronic motor and sound box to help move its parts." This doll has also been used in many different movies, including The Labyrinth. Ultimately, special effects are what can sometimes make or break a movie, and the inventions in this article help producers to create the films of their dreams.