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[Le Prince Motion Picture No. 1]
Also known as [Roundhay Garden Scene]
(1888) British
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.

Portrait.

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.

 
 
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