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Les Film Lumière
(1895-1900)

 

Auguste and Louis Lumière were the successful inventors of projected motion pictures. Since 1895, the Lumière brothers, and later their traveling cinematographers, created a series of motion pictures that were intended for projection for public audiences. The films were largely comprised of actuality documentaries. Some were comedies. Most of the films were 17 metres in length and about 50 seconds long. Through accidental genius or deliberate craft, the Lumière films have proven to be of high quality and value. The films are fascinating historical documents. They are valuable documentaries of fashions and activities of the late 1890s. They are also, in some instances, examples of high art. — Carl Bennett

Unknown Japanese
2005 DVD edition

Les Film Lumière (1895-1900), black & white, 388 minutes total, not rated.

Unknown company, GNBF-1024, unknown UPC number.
Four single-sided, dual-layered, Region 2 NTSC DVD discs, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono sound, no intertitles?, Japanese language subtitles, chapter stops; four standard DVD keepcases?, ¥22,000.
Release date: 25 February 2005.
Country of origin: Japan
This collection of Lumière films may be an expanded rerelease of a four-disc laserdisc boxset originally released by Columbia (Japan).

Other information about this edition is hard to come by. Surprise.

 
This Region 2 NTSC DVD edition is available from CD JAPAN.
Other FRENCH FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

Other EARLY FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

 
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