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  • Short Summary

    An exhibition at the Science Museum and modern projectors being laced up at Warner Cinema.

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    Unissued / unused material - date and location may be unclear / unknown.


    An exhibition of Lumiere Cinematography at the Science Museum, London.

    CUs Some of the very first inventions in the cinematography, the Zoetrope, which is also called the Wheel of Life, and the Praxinoscope Theatre. MS An old lantern. MS and CU A camera with the case open, a hand winds the mechanism. MS and CU The first projector used by Lumiere. MS An exhibition stand on "The Magic Lantern". CU Exhibit of the Lumiere camera taken from the instruction book. CU Poster of Louis Lumiere at work. CU Pan across portraits of W. Friese-Greene, Birt Acres and E. W. Paul who were all contemporary British film pioneers. CUs Still of Lumiere filming and the first Lumiere Cinematographe News.

    Various shots, inside modern projection box of Warner Theatre, Leicester Square, where the projectionists are lacing films up on huge projectors. MS The film running through the gate.

    Various shots at the exhibition, early film cameras on display. GV Exterior of the Science Museum in London. CU Nameplate: "Science Museum". CU Old projector with case door open showing mechanism. CU Old projector with closed case. MS and CU A large old projector with drive mechanism working.

    Note: Date on original record: 06/10/1964.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:26:00 / 01:44:54:00
    UN 3955 A

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