Cinematic Pioneers

Today marks the death, in 1948, of the aptly named Louis Lumière who, together with his brother Auguste, was one of the earliest filmmakers in history, and one of the first people to make moving pictures an entertainment medium for the masses. The Lumières’ father owned a photographic firm where both the brothers worked, and after he retired in 1892 they began to experiment with … Continue reading Cinematic Pioneers