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The Inventor of Kinematography

Series

Series Name
Gaumont Graphic

Issue

Issue No.
1059
Date Released
16 May 1921
Date Other
12 May 1921
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Britain’s Handy Men. Chatham Gun Crews Rehearsing for Royal Naval and Military Tournament
  2. 2Staffordshire and Derbyshire Acu Reliability Trials
  3. 3Professional Golf Tournament at Formby, Lancs. Leading International Players Compete
  4. 4The Inventor of Kinematography
  5. 5Historic Railway Coach in Which Marshal Foch Compelled Germany to Sign the Armistice
  6. 6Crown Prince of Japan. Drives in State Through London. City Welcome at the Guildhall

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 6
Summary
Laboratory in which Kinematography received its birth in 1885. Experimental room of inventor, showing 1st projector and camera. Photograph of inventor, William Friese-Green. Experimental paper negative and celluloid negative. From latter it was proved that this invention was 3 years prior to that of Mr Will Day. Hearse decorated with model of projector of flowers. Coffin lifted from hearse.
Keywords
Science and technology; Cinema; Funerals; Inventions and discoveries
Written sources
Newsfilm Online   Used for alternative date
Library number GR
4701
Length of story (in feet)
156
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