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kind of arc lamp used as a studio light, 1921, from Bavarian-born U.S. engineers brothers Anton and John Kliegl, who invented it.

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  • He approached the set on which two cameras stood trained at close range, with klieg lights focussed.

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  • Little did I think when I acted under the klieg lights that the fate of two continents would some day depend on this gift of mine.

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