1870: Photography In Motion
In July 1903 he formed his personal company, the Charles Urban Trading Company, moving to London’s Wardour Street in 1908, the first movie enterprise to be located in what turned the house of the British movie industry. Mitchell and Kenyon was founded by Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon in 1897, soon becoming one of many largest film producers in the United Kingdom.
In France, the Lumière firm despatched cameramen all around the world from 1896 onwards to shoot films, which were exhibited locally by the cameramen, after which despatched again to the corporate manufacturing unit in Lyon to make prints for sale to whomever wanted them. There have been practically a thousand of these films made as much as 1901, practically all of them actualities. The Pleograph, invented by Polish emigre Kazimierz Prószyński in 1894 was one other early camera. The equipment used a rectangle of … Read More