THE FIRST COMMERCIAL MOVIE SCREENED

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On December 28, 1895, the world’s first commercial movie
screening took place at the Grand Café in Paris. The film
was made by
Louis and Auguste Lumiere, two French
brothers who developed a camera-projector called the
Cinematographe. The Lumiere brothers unveiled their
invention to the public in March 1895 with a brief film
showing workers leaving the Lumiere factory (above).

On December 28, the entrepreneurial siblings screened
a series of short scenes from everyday French life and
charged admission for the first time.

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The  Garand Café in Paris.

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The Lumiere Brothers

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The Lumiere Cinematographe.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,DEBUT,HISTORY,INVENTION,MOVIES,Screening and have No Comments

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