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Frames from 'Incident at Clovelly Cottage', 1895.

Acres, Birt

Frames from 'Incident at Clovelly Cottage', 1895.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 13cm x 32cm


'Clovelly Cottage' was the first succesful motion picture film made in Britain. It was made by Birt Acres (1854-1918) in March 1895, in front of his home in Park Road, Barnet, for the Kinetoscope machines manufactured by his then partner, Robert W Paul.

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