[Le Prince Motion Picture No. 1]
Also known as [Roundhay Garden Scene]
B&W : Short film
Directed by Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince
Cast: Joseph Whitley
Produced by Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince. Cinematography by Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince. / This motion picture was taken in October 1888 by a camera of Le Prince’s invention on 2-1/8 inch wide sensitized photographic paper at a shutter rate of 10-12 frames per second. Whitley was Le Prince’s father-in-law, and the location of the photography was the garden of Whitley’s home in Roundhay, Leeds, England. This was Le Prince’s first motion picture production.
Synopsis: A motion subject portrait of Whitley.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: United Kingdom: England: Leeds
Listing updated: 30 November 2004.
References: Robertson-Guinness p. 1.