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The Photographical Congress Arrives in Lyon (1895)

Neuville-sur-Saône: Débarquement du congrès des photographes à Lyon (original title)
Members of the French Photographic Society arrive from a riverboat to their congress venue in Neuville-sur-Saône on a summer day. They go ashore across a wooden landing stage. Among the ... See full summary »

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Louis Lumière
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Auguste Lumière ... Himself
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Members of the French Photographic Society arrive from a riverboat to their congress venue in Neuville-sur-Saône on a summer day. They go ashore across a wooden landing stage. Among the many men in straw hats are also a few women in long skirts. Some of the men lift their hats toward the photographer when passing. Many of them are carrying their own cameras. Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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Country:

France

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12 June 1895 (France) See more »

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Lumière See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Filmmakers are filmed...
20 September 2014 | by kobe1413See 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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