This Duck Hunt-style game made its debut in a 1935 issue of Modern Mechanix — basically consisting of two light guns that were used to shoot an electric eye on a bird. View full-sized article here

Photo-electric cells are mounted in the bodies of duck targets which move across a panelled opening at one end of the room. Each gun has its source of light which flashes on when the trigger is pressed. If a marksman “hits” the photo-electric cell directly in the center of the bird’s body, the duck falls and the number of respective hits is registered automatically in light.

This Duck Hunt-style game made its debut in a 1935 issue of Modern Mechanix — basically consisting of two light guns that were used to shoot an electric eye on a bird. View full-sized article here

Photo-electric cells are mounted in the bodies of duck targets which move across a panelled opening at one end of the room. Each gun has its source of light which flashes on when the trigger is pressed. If a marksman “hits” the photo-electric cell directly in the center of the bird’s body, the duck falls and the number of respective hits is registered automatically in light.