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Le Débarquement du congrès de photographie à Lyon
Also known as Neuville-sur-Saône: Débarquement du congrès de photographie à Lyon in France : [Arrivee des Congressistes a Neuville sur Saône], [Professor Marey Leading Photographic Congress Delegates at Lyon], [Congress of Photographic Societies, July 1895] (sic)
(1895) French
B&W : Short film
Directed by Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière

Cast: Étienne Jules Marey [himself], Pierre Jules César Janssen [himself]

Société Lumière production; distributed by Société Lumière. / Cinematography by Louis Lumière. / Premiered 12 June 1895, at the close of the congress. / Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format. / The production was shot on 11 June 1895 of the delegates of the Congrès des Sociétés Françaises de Photographie disembarking the steamer at Neuville-sur-Sâone, France. One of two films taken of the attendees of the congress. Unnumbered Lumière film. The film was described in a letter dated 1 May 1896, from Charles H. Webster to Raff & Gammon in New York. Ramsaye-Million p. ? mistakenly lists the film as shot on 10 June 1895.


Synopsis: View of Marey, Janssen and congress members disembarking from a steamer boat via a wooden gangway.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: France: Neuville-sur-Saône

Listing updated: 30 April 2010.

References: Film viewing : Coe-History pp. 69, 71, 72; Ramsaye-Million pp. 165, 241; Sinyard-Silent p. 11.

Home video: DVD.

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