The Cinématographe Lumière -
The first public paying screening
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In 1895, on December the 28th takes place the first public paying screening of the Cinématographe Lumière,in the Indian lounge of the Grand Café in Paris. Here are ten digitized films who composed the First screening. The restoring has been realised by the French Film Archives between 1992 and 1995 on the occasion of the Film Centenary in 1995.
 
1. Leaving the Lumière' factory in Lyons (The first film) - 46 seconds
 
 
2. The Vaulting - 46 seconds
 
 
 
3. Fishing for goldfish - 42 seconds
 
 
 
4. The Landing of the participants at the Photographic congress in Lyons - 48 "
 
 
 
5. The Smiths - 49 seconds
 
 
 
6. The Gardener (The sprinkled sprinkler) - 49 seconds
 
 
 
7. The Baby’s dinner - 41 seconds
 
 
 
8. The Jump in the coverage - 41 seconds
 
 
 
9. The Place of the Cordeliers in Lyons - 44 seconds
 
 
 
10. La Mer - 38 seconds