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L’arrivée d’un train en Gare de la Ciotat
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(The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station)
Also known as Arrivé d’un train en Gare and Arrivée d’un train à La Ciotat in France; The Arrival of the Mail Train in the USA : [Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat], [The Arrival of a Train], [Arrival of a Train at the Station], [Arrival of a Train in a Country Station], [The Arrival of the Paris Express], [Train Entering a Station], [The Railway Station]
B&W : Short film
Directed by Louis Lumière
Cast: Jeanne-Joséphine Lumière [herself], Rose Lumière [herself], Marguerite Lumière [herself], Andrée Lumière [herself], Suzanne Lumière [herself]
Société Lumière production; distributed by Société Lumière. / Cinematography by [?] Louis Lumière? / Premiered 4 January 1897 in France. Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format. / The production was shot at the La Ciotat train station in La Ciotat, France. Lumière film number 653.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: France: La Ciotat - Railroads: Locomotives, Railroad engines - Transportation: Trains: Train stations
Listing updated: 10 August 2009.
References: Film viewing : Bardèche-History pp. 5, 30, 369; Brownlow-Parade p. 6; Coe-History p. 71; Fell-History pp. 14, 33; Leish-Cinema pp. 10-11; Leyda-Before p. 66; McIlroy-Ireland pp. 1, 2; Musser-Emerge pp. 138, 598; Perry-British p. 21; Ramsaye-Million pp. 238, 241, 245, 264; Robertson-Guinness p. 5; Shipman-Cinema p. 12; Sinyard-Silent p. 11; Whitfield-Pickford p. 67 : Other-Trewey.
Home video: DVD.