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Cordeliers' Square in Lyon (1895)

The final movie of the Lumière brothers’ premiere in 1895 was this simple street scene. It’s the sort of movie that serves as photographic evidence of a place, and is thus useful, but not as interesting as most of the others from this set. 147 more words

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Blanket Toss (1895)

For tonight’s Lumière Cinématograph picture, we see a display of athletics and humor. Four men hold a blanket while another repeatedly attempts to do a flip over it, failing more often than not. 142 more words

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A Baby's Meal (1895)

 

Like “Fishing for Goldfish,” this is another home-movie of the Lumière family relaxing at home. It was also shown at the first screening of Lumière movies in December 1895. 152 more words

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The Blacksmiths (1895)

This is another of the movies the Lumière brothers showed at the world’s first public film screening, at the Salon Indien, Grand Café, 14 Boulevard des Capuchins, Paris on December 28, 1895, beating… 176 more words

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Fishing for Goldfish (1895)

This is another of the films shown by the Lumière brothers at their first screening of movies in December, 1895 – the event that marks the birth of cinema. 222 more words

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The stunning 50-year transformation of Soviet photography

The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography in Moscow is hosting an exhibit titled “Soviet Photo.” From 1926 to 1997, the magazine Photo-Reporting and Amateur Photography… 907 more words

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Horse Trick Riding (1895)

Alternate Titles: La Voltige

This is an early contribution to the genre of slapstick by the Lumière brothers. Its simple plot is of a man’s repeated unsuccessful attempts to mount a horse. 195 more words

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