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Talk: The Man Who Invented Motion Pictures / Leeds, 28 April 2022

In 1888 in Leeds, Louis Le Prince shot what many now consider to be the world’s first films. Film-maker and researcher Irfan Shah will be talking to writer Paul Fischer about his ground-breaking new biography of Le Prince and trying to discover the truth about the many myths surrounding the man behind the camera.

Complimentary drink on arrival

The Man Who Invented Motion Pictures
Paul Fischer
Thursday, 28 April 2022 at 1900
Leeds Central Library, Local and Family History, Second Floor, Leeds, LS1 3AB
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Details of Paul Fischer's book are here:

As a taster Le Prince's film of traffic crossing Leeds Bridge from 1888 can be seen here: 

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