The First Film

The First Film

Downloadable Video - 2015
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Filmmaker David Nicholas Wilkinson uncovers the fascinating truth behind the greatest mystery in cinema history in The First Film, following his 33-year quest to prove who really invented moving images. In 1888, Frenchman Louis Le Prince produced the world's first moving image film in Leeds, England. But just as he was about to unveil his invention, Le Prince disappeared, never to be seen again...Seven years on, history would award Thomas Edison and the Lumiře Brothers the accolade as the first people to pioneer film - leaving Le Prince all but forgotten. Now, in this thorough investigation, featuring insight from historians and experts, Wilkinson reveals the truth behind an astonishing story of British innovation, ruthless competition and possibly murder..
Publisher: [United States] : Content Media Corporation, 2015
Branch Call Number: Movie / TV Download
Characteristics: video file
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1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 90 min.)) : sound, color
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