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Man Walking Around a Corner is a 1887 French silent film directed by Louis Le Prince. It is regarded to as the world's oldest film.

Basic InformationEdit

MAN WALKING AROUND A CORNER

Index

One of the frames of Man Walking Around a Corner

DIRECTED BY
: Louis Le Prince

COUNTRY: France

LENGTH: 0:03

DATE OF RELEASE: August 18 1887 (Private collection)

LANGUAGE: Silent

Plot Edit

The film shows an unidentified man walking at the side streets of rue Bochard de Saron and Avenue Trudaine.

Production Edit

Louis Le Prince take this film by using a 16-lens camera (LPCC Type-16), with a roll of gelatine film. The camera took 32 images per second. It is then sent by Le Prince to his wife in New York via a letter dated 18 August 1887.

The film lasts only for about three seconds.

Film Edit

An amateur remastered film is at the YouTube, but it can be viewed here:

1888 Man Walking Around a Corner (Better Quality Restoration)00:03

1888 Man Walking Around a Corner (Better Quality Restoration)

Man Walking Around a Corner (1887)







The set of individual frames of this movie can be found at Flickr.

ReferencesEdit

This page is heavily based on the Wikipedia page's Louis Le Prince.

External LinksEdit

Man Walking Around a Corner - Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

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