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The Photographical Congress Arrives in Lyon (1895)
"Neuville-sur-Saône: Débarquement du congrès des photographes à Lyon" (original title)

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Another milestone in film history - this may well have been the very first film to have been developed and shown to its subjects (the members of the Congress of Photographic Societies) on ... See full summary »

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Another milestone in film history - this may well have been the very first film to have been developed and shown to its subjects (the members of the Congress of Photographic Societies) on the same day that they were filmed Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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20 September 2014 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

Louis Lumiere sets his camera's sight on other filmmakers. As they exit the boat at Lyon, the attendees greet the camera. August Lumiere is one of the people filmed. As the people filmed were attending the Photographical Congress, they must have appreciated the camera set up before them. Some greet it, while others duck quickly out of the way.

The Lumieres were keen on filming everyday life. They wanted to record everyday moments in normal life. We are able to witness the styles of dress as well as the mannerisms of the people in the late nineteen hundreds.

YOU WILL LIKE THIS FILM, IF YOU LOVED: "Employees Leaving the Lumiere Factory" IF YOU HATED: "The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots"


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