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Baby's Dinner (1895)

Repas de bébé (original title)
A baby is seated at a table between its cheerful parents, Auguste and Marguerite Lumière. While the father is feeding the baby with a spoon, the mother is pouring coffee into her cup. The ... See full summary »

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Mrs. Auguste Lumiere ...
Herself, Marguerite Lumière
Andrée Lumière ...
Himself, 'bébé'
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Himself, Auguste Lumière
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A baby is seated at a table between its cheerful parents, Auguste and Marguerite Lumière. While the father is feeding the baby with a spoon, the mother is pouring coffee into her cup. The father gives the baby a biscuit, which the baby grabs, but doesn't eat, although both parents encourage it. The father resumes feeding the baby with the spoon. Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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Lumiere Film Catalogue no. 88. See more »

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An everyday occurrence for posterity
28 February 2003 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

Louis Lumiere's brother, Auguste, and his wife sit at a table, in their garden, feeding their child - who sits between them. Shrubbery in the background rustles indicating a slight breeze. Perhaps the public, in 1896, would see this and wish they could preserve family scenes such as this for their posterity. Now, 107 years later, we can - on film or video. We have come a long way, baby!


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