July 11, 1895 CE – Auguste and Louis Lumiere Demonstrate Film Technology to Scientists

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July 11, 1895 CE – Auguste and Louis Lumiere Demonstrate Film Technology to ScientistsRate this post A pair of French brothers, standing with a group of researchers, turned the crank on a cinematographe – a special machine capable of recording and projecting images. The screening, believed to be the first of its kind, occurred on July 11, 1895 using technology created three years before by Leon Bouly. The moving picture industry was born. The Lumieres, like many others who have risen to fame with new technology, were not inventors by trade. Bouly’s work to invent the cinematographe had been done, but he had found little use for it and was […]