- NAME: Louis Lumière
- OCCUPATION: Director, Inventor, Chemist
- BIRTH DATE: October 05, 1864
- DEATH DATE: June 06, 1948
- Did You Know?: Louis Lumière and his brother, Auguste, are reportedly responsible for the world's first commercial motion picture screening. (Edison was the first to project a motion picture, in 1896.)
- EDUCATION: L'école de la Martinière, Conservatoire de Lyon
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Besançon, France
- PLACE OF DEATH: Bandol, France
- Full Name: Louis Jean Lumière
- AKA: Louis Lumière
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Louis Lumière and his brother, Auguste Lumière, invented the Cinematograph motion picture camera as well as Autochrome color photography.
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Among the most celebrated is Arrivée d'un train à la Ciotat, which features a train rushing toward the audience.
In 1935, Louis extrapolated on one of his former photographic inventions by developing a stereoscopic application for motion picture making. Louis Lumière died on June 6, 1948, in Bandol, France, leaving behind a legacy of inventions that sparked a cultural revolution.
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