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125 years of cinema: a box that moved the world

The first film screening took place in Vienna on March 20, 1896. 125 years later, the Filmarchiv Austria is celebrating digitally.


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Film projector made by the Lumière brothers in 1897.

The astonishment of the reporter, whom the “Illustrirte Wiener Extrablatt” had sent to the very first film screening in Vienna on March 20, 1896, was enormous: “We emphasize that it is not dead figures that you see, but moving figures with all of them Kinds and bads, and not maybe a figure or two, but hundreds at a time. “

The event took place in front of an invited audience in the kk Graphische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt. The brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière came to Vienna …

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Accessed on March 19, 2021 at 8:52 am on https://www.sn.at/kultur/kino/125-jahre-kino-ein-kasten-der-die-welt-bewegungte-101302198

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