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Guardian: Film fans will always have Paris

Guardian: Film fans will always have Paris

Great films have been made in many cities but two great film cities are pre-eminent. One is Paris, where the Lumiere Brothers staged the first movie show for a paying audience in December 1895 using their Kinematograph. The second is New York, where in April 1896 Thomas Edison‘s Vitascope was launched with a dozen short films accompanying live acts in a vaudeville theatre. Philip French reports.

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