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Alexandre Promio (1868–1927)


In 1897, he made the first travelling shot of cinema history by placing his camera on a gondola in Venice, Italy.


(age 58)

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 1902 Fort-de-France: marché (Documentary short)
 1898 Maniobras de la artillería en Vicálvaro (Documentary short)
 1898 À bord du 'Formidable': Ramassage du linge (Documentary short)
 1898 Explosion en mer (Documentary short)
 1897 Antwerpen: Aankomst per boot (Documentary short)
 1897 Boulevard Anspach (Documentary short)
 1897 Bruxelles, Grande place (Documentary short)
 1897 Football (Documentary short)
 1897 La bourse (Documentary short)
 1897 Liverpool, la rade (Short)
 1897 Loreto Prado (Documentary short)
 1897 Parada en Palacio (Documentary short)
 1897 Place de Brouckère (Documentary short)
 1897 Sainte-Gudule (Documentary short)
 1897 Sevillanas (Documentary short)
 1897 Un incendie à Dublin I (Short)
 1897 Pompiers: un incendie, II (Documentary short)
 1897 Chicago Police Parade (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1897 Bethléem, une place (Documentary short)
 1897 Caravane de chameaux (Documentary short)
 1897 Colleurs d'affiches (Short)
 1897 Départ de Jérusalem en chemin de fer (Documentary short)
 1897 Espagne: Courses de taureaux (Documentary short)
 1897 Jérusalem, le saint sépulcre (Documentary short)
 1897 Liverpool, Church Street (Documentary short)
 1897 Stockholm, entrée de l'exposition (Documentary short)
 1896 Llegada de Toreros a la Plaza (Documentary short)
 1896 Maniobras en Vicálvaro (Documentary short)
 1896 New York, Brooklyn Bridge (Short documentary) (uncredited)
 1896 New York: Broadway at Union Square (Short documentary) (uncredited)
 1896 Plaza del Puerto en Barcelona (Documentary short)
 1896 Puerto de Toledo (Documentary short)
 1896 Salida de los alabarderos de palacio (Documentary short)
 1896 Vistas españolas (Short) (as Eugene Promio)
 1896 Madrid, arrivée des toréadors (Documentary short)
 1896 Tigres (Documentary short)
 1896 Lion, London Zoological Garden (Short documentary) (uncredited)
 1896 Danse au bivouac (Short)
 1896/I Puerta del Sol (Documentary short)
 1896 Déchargement d'un navire (Documentary short)
 1896 New York, Avenue et Union Square (Documentary short)
 1896 Panorama du grand Canal pris d'un bateau (Documentary short)
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Alternate Names:

Eugene Promio

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In 1897, he made the first travelling shot of cinema history by placing his camera on a gondola in Venice, Italy.

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