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Paul Godfrey's Blog – October 2016 Archive (1)

Blue plaque will celebrate the first moving pictures to be taken in East Anglia.

In the summer 1896 two strangers to Gorleston walked along the South Pier and set up a tripod mounted wooden camera and pointed it inland towards the harbour bend (see: https://youtu.be/ua2MStD2J00). By then the locals must have been used to seeing photographers like Alfred Yallop and James Liffen with their cumbersome mahogany and…

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Added by Paul Godfrey on October 4, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

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