First programs, 1895-6

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  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : Distributed by Museum of Modern Art, 1895.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (14 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in
  • OCLC ocm21133991


  • A collection of 14 shorts produced by the Lumiere brothers, among the first recorded moving images on emulsion. Beginning titles mention early work being done on creating images in the U.S., England, and France. Sections include: Employees leaving Lumiere factory, Arrival of express at Lyons, Feeding the baby, Falling Wall, French Dragoons, Sack Race, German hussars jumping, Feeding the swans and Boiler loading.


  • Also available as a 16 mm. film reel.
  • VHS.
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