Entertainment World's First Film: Arrival of a Train (1895)

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    Original Title: L'Arrivée d'un Train à la Ciotat
    Directors: Auguste and Louis Lumière
    Year: 1895

    The first public exhibition of motion pictures occurred on 28th December 1895 when August Lumière and Louis Lumière (the Lumière Brothers) exhibited a selection of ten of their single-reel films to a paying audience at a Parisian cafe. 'Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat' is considered to be the first motion picture in modern history (altough more an experiment from the Lumière-brothers to use their 'invention' of film, it shows a train arriving at a passenger station). Popular legend has it that, when this film was shown, the first-night audience fled the cafe in terror, fearing being run over by the "approaching" train.
     
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    well I wouldn't pay $15 to watch that shit
     
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    All from 1895
     
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    I thought we were told that Hollywood invented moving pictures? :wtf:
     
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    now @dawg is posting videos from 120 years ago instead of two :facepalm:
     
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    I've never bought that story about terrified people running from the theater. Photography had been around for fifty years, hard for me to believe that moving pictures could create mass panic.
     
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    This shit is from the 1800's. I find it fascinating.

     
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    I thought the pacing was slow. Character development was non-existent.
     
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    Two poor horses pulling that giant thing?

     
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    Needs more Spider-Man
     
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    I'll wait for the reboots :munch:
     
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    almost everything about Hollywood is bullshit.
     
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    This is about the earliest thing on record from the US. Three guys from Jersey beat the shit out of something and then have a beer.
     
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    Still , it's better than and Jennifer Anniston movie I have ever seen
     
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