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William Friese-Greene (1855–1921)

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Upon his first marriage he took his wife's Swiss name, Friese, as a prefix to his own name, Greene. See more trivia »

Died:

(age 65) in London, England, UK

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Filmography

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 1920 Kino the Girl of Colour (Documentary short)
 1889 Hyde Park Corner (Short)
 1888 Brighton Street Scene (Documentary short)
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 1889 Hyde Park Corner (Short)
 1888 Brighton Street Scene (Documentary short)
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 1914 The Earl of Camelot (Short) (producer)
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He began his work in photography aged 14, with a apprenticeship at a local photographer's studio (Maurice Guttenberg), and then, aged 18, he opened his own studio building up a reputation and opening four shops of his own in Bristol, Plymouth and Bath.

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The film industry paid for his funeral and his gravestone, in Highgate Cemetary, bears a specially commissioned monument by Sir Edwin Luytens. His tombstone bears the inscription "the inventor of Kinematography" and the patent number 10,131. See more »

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