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Films van de eerste tijden

This is a selection of films dating back to the earliest history of motion pictures. Some of these films were shown in a basement room in a café in Paris on December 28, 1895. It was the world's first theatrical projection of motion pictures, presented by the Lumières. Unlike the Lumière films, the films made by Méliès, told a fictional story. Ultimately Méliès lost his audience to the practitioners of a more sophisticated narrative style whose origins are closely associated with the work of Edwin S. Porter. But the man who came to be known as the real father of film is D.W. Griffith.

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