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First-timers in cinema history - 5

What led to the dynamic pictures we digitally watch today on the silver screen was a breakthrough every step of the way. ifilm invites you to join a walkthrough of those events in a chronological order.

Having covered some major events till 1895, here is another historical period.

 

1895

Britain entered cinema industry with its first film by Robert W. Paul and Birt Acres.

The first book on film history, titled ‘History of the Kinetograph, Kinetoscope and Kinetophonograph’ was published. It was penned by Antonia and William Kennedy Dickson.

1896

The first building ever to be dedicated merely to showing films was inaugurated in Louisiana, the US. Actually, the place had been a vacant store that was turned into a movie theater.

Stay with ifilm in the future episodes of this review.

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