• Short Summary

    A memorial to William Friese-Greene, the Inventor of the Movie Camera is unveiled.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Memorial To Movie Pioneer"

    Brighton, East Sussex. A memorial to William Friese-Greene, the Inventor of the Movie Camera is unveiled.

    GV Ceremony in progress outside Friese-Greene's home. SV Councillors of Brighton pan to Mr Graham Friese-Greene (3rd son), John Boulting and Michael Redgrave. CU John Boulting pan to Graham Friese-Greene. CU Friese-Greene. SV Crowds watching. SV Michael Redgrave unveils Memorial Tablet. SV Crowd watching. CU Frank Binney operating sound equipment. LV Michael Redgrave reading out aloud inscription on Tablet. CU Tablet. CU Still shot, Friese-Greene. GV Friese-Greene's Cine-Studio at the back of house at Brighton. AS Interior of roof. SV Michael Redgrave talking to Friese-Greene in Studio pan down to Friese-Greene's Studio chair. GV Still shot Friese-Greene's old time house. SV Family Picture. CU Friese-Greene's patent specification. CU Turning crank handle of Friese-Greene's first camera. CU Still shot showing four pictures. SV Operating modern sound camera alongside Friese-Greene's first camera. AS Modern sound camera Pan to Friese-Greene's camera. Still shot of Friese-Greene's funeral. AS Pathe's Bill Jordan operating modern sound camera on location at Brighton. LS Michael Redgrave and Mayor looking at unveiled tablet on wall. CU Tablet.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Orig.Track.E - Title scene F.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1475.17
    Media URN:
    48179
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:30:00 / 01:22:10:00
    Canister:
    51/74

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The memorial pictured here is located on Middle Street in Brighton, and is still there today in 2012.

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