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La Sortie des Ouvriers de l’Usine Lumière
AKA La Sortie des Usines Lumière à Lyon-Montplaisir, Sortie de l’Usine Lumière, La Sortie des Usines, Les ouvriers et ouvrières sortant de l’Usine Lumière in France; Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory in the USA: [Leaving the Factory], [Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory], [Lunch Hour at the Lumière Factory], [Dinner Hour at the Factory Gate of M. Lumière at Lyon]
(1895) French
B&W : Short film
Directed by Louis Lumière and Auguste Lumière

Cast: [employees at the Lumière factory in Lyon].

Société Lumière production; distributed by Société Lumière. / Cinematography by Louis Lumière. / Cinématographe spherical 1.30:1 format. / Reputedly the first motion picture made by the Lumière brothers. The first French film production. The production was shot at Usine Lumière in Lyon, France. The film was first shown at the first performance of the Lumière Cinématographe to a private audience at the Société d’encouragement a l’industrie Nationale in Paris, France, on 22 March 1895. Lumière film number 91 [first version].

Documentary: Actuality.

Survival Status: Print exists.

Keywords: Factories - France: Lyon - Transportation: Bicycles - Workers

Listing updated: 22 June 2006.

References: Film viewing: Bardèche-History pp. 4, 5, 7; Bohn-Light p. 11; Coe-History p. 69; Fell-History pp. 14, 23; Geduld-Birth p. 28; Musser-Emerge pp. 140, 601; Ramsaye-Million p. 238; Robertson-Guinness pp. 3, 8; Shipman-Cinema p. 12; Sinyard-Silent p. 11; Slide-Early p. 4.

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