1895: The first celluloid film was presented to an invited audience by Auguste and Louis Lumiere
Acknowledging the importance of Auguste and Louis Lumiere
to the history of cinema, Siegfried Kracauer, in his Theory of Film (1960), divided the filmmaking impulse--and, in effect, film history--into two main tendencies.
French brothers Auguste and Louis Lumiere
first demonstrated a projector system in Paris in 1895 and screened the first public film in 1907.
Also on This Day: 1599: Portrait painter Sir Anthonyvan Dyke was born; 1824: the National Gallery in London was founded; 1895: in Paris, a short film by Auguste and Louis Lumiere
became the first celluloid film presented publicly on a screen; 1907: the first cabs with taxi meters began operating in London; 1923: Dachau, a former World War I munitions factory, opened as a concentration camp
My nomination to share Man of the Century honors are the brothers Auguste and Louis Lumiere
, the inventors of the motion picture.
The brothers Auguste and Louis Lumiere
were in business - and they weren't alone.
Jones's second work for Lyon Opera Ballet pays homage to Auguste and Louis Lumiere
, the Lyons-born brothers who perfected the form that we know today as film.
1895 - The first celluloid film was presented to an invited audience by Auguste and Louis Lumiere
1888 - The English Football League was formed by 12 clubs meeting at a Fleet Street hotel1895 - The first celluloid film was presented publicly on a screen by Auguste and Louis Lumiere
Notwithstanding this gesture toward Lyons' native sons Auguste and Louis Lumiere
in the centennial year of the French cinema, the biennial's "historical" section of 23 works began only in 1963 with the respective video distortions of Nam June Paik and Wolf Vostell.