1897 in Film
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1897 in Film

The following is an overview of the events of 1897 in film, including a list of films released and notable births.

Events

  • May 4: During a film screening at the Charity Bazaar in Paris, a curtain catches on fire from the ether used to fuel the projector lamp. The fire spreads and becomes catastrophic, ultimately resulting in 126 deaths.[1]
  • June 20: Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee procession filmed.[2]
  • Mitchell and Kenyon go into a film-making partnership.[3]
  • Enoch Rector develops a 63 mm film format called Veriscope, which films the Corbett-Fitzsimmons championship match.
  • Thomas Henry Blair develops a 48 mm film format called Viventoscope.

Films released in 1897

Births

Debut

External links

References

  1. ^ Amoedo, O (13 June 1998). "[Fire on the Charity Bazaar]". Rev Museo Fac Odontol B Aires. 13: 16-20. PMID 11625405. 
  2. ^ Klein, Christopher (5 June 2012). "Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee". history.com. Retrieved 2015. 
  3. ^ Vanessa Toulmin; Simon Popple; Patrick Russell (2004). The lost world of Mitchell and Kenyon. BFI Publications. p. 6. ISBN 1844570460. 

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