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Auguste Lumière (1862–1954)

Although it is his brother Louis Lumière who is generally acclaimed as the "father of the cinema", Auguste Lumiere also made a major contribution towards the development of the medium, first by helping with the invention and construction of the cinematographe (the world's first camera and projection mechanism), and second by appearing as a subject... See full bio »


(age 91) in Lyon, Rhône, France

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 1905 Danse de l'éventail (Short) (producer)
 1905 Le Moustique Récalcitrant (Short) (producer)
 1905 Accident d'automobile (Short) (producer)
 1904 Exercices de Ski (Documentary short) (producer)
 1904 Femmes portent des corbeilles (Documentary short) (producer)
 1904 Panorama du port d'Alger (Documentary short) (producer)
 1904 Une noce indigène (Short) (producer)
 1904 Devil's Pot (Short) (producer)
 1903 Exercises de lances (Documentary short) (producer)
 1903 Le Carrousel: Evolution des quadrilles (Short) (producer)
 1903 Le repas fantastique (Short) (producer)
 1903 Les Elkes champions du Cake-Walk (Short) (producer)
 1903 Retour du Cortège après le Couronnement: Le Roi (Documentary short) (producer)
 1903 Leçon de boxe (Documentary short) (producer)
 1902 Danseuses Cambodgiennes du roi Norodom (Short) (producer)
 1902 Fort-de-France: marché (Documentary short) (producer)
 1902 Le char funèbre (Documentary short) (producer)
 1902 Le roi de Cambodge se rendant au Palais (Documentary short) (producer)
 1902 M. le Président de la République sur la Jetée Promenade (Documentary short) (producer)
 1902 Promenade du dragon à Cholon (Short) (producer)
 1902 Sortie de la briqueterie Meffre et Bourgoin, à Hanoï (Documentary short) (producer)
 1901 Arles: La sortie de St-Throphime (Documentary short) (producer)
 1901 Chamonix: Arrivée en voitures des breaks d'excursion (Documentary short) (producer)
 1901 Chamonix: Le Mauvais Pas (Documentary short) (producer)
 1901 Cirque de Gavarni: Caravane (Short) (producer)
 1901 Fumerie d'opium (Short) (producer)
 1901 Glissade sur la neige (Short) (producer)
 1901 La Plage et l'Etablissement (Documentary short) (producer)
 1901 La Plage et la Mer (Documentary short) (producer)
 1901 Le Village (Documentary short) (producer)
 1901 Maillane: Défilé des tambourinaires (Documentary short) (producer)
 1901 Nice: Sa Majesté Carnaval et le char des Limonadiers (Documentary short) (producer)
 1901 Pau: La Terrasse (Documentary short) (producer)
 1901 Les funérailles de la reine Victoria (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 A bord du 'Tonkin' - Le saut à la corde (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Arrivée de cyclistes à Turin (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Danses espagnoles (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Déchargement du four à briques (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Epinal: Les bords de la Moselle (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Intérieur d'une vacherie (Short) (producer)
 1900 L'Arrivée des Maires (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Les Escaliers du Pont de l'Alma (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Mont Dore: L'Etablissement thermal (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Plate-forme mobile et train électrique (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Vue générale de l'Exposition prise du Trocadéro (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Vue générale du Pont Alexandre III (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Vue prise d'une baleinière en marche (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Acrobates sur la chaise (Short) (producer)
 1900 Boxeurs (Short) (producer)
 1900 Chaise en bascule (Short) (producer)
 1900/III Guillaume Tell (Short) (producer)
 1900 La mort de Chocolat (Short) (producer)
 1900 Le policeman (Short) (producer)
 1900 Vue prise d'une plate-forme mobile II (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 La rue des nations, II (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Biarritz: la plage et la mer (Short documentary) (producer)
 1900 Panorama de la ligne de Cauterets, I (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Vue prise d'une plate-forme mobile I (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Vue prise d'une plate-forme mobile III (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Vue prise d'une plate-forme mobile IV (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Enterrement annamite (Documentary short) (producer)
 1900 Repas annamite (Short documentary) (producer)
 1900 Transport des bois par radeaux (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Après le lancement: sortie des invités et du public (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Cavalcade historique en Sardaigne (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Chasse au Renard: Le Départ (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Chiens savants: Equilibres (Short) (producer)
 1899 Cortège de gymnastique devant LL. MM. (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Danse Japonaise: Gueichas en Jinrikcha (Short) (producer)
 1899 Défilé de voitures de bébés à la pouponnière de Paris (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Equilibre et moulinet (Short) (producer)
 1899 Fêtes du Palais-Royal: Un tournoi (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Intérieur d'une imprimerie (tirage d'une épreuve) (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Japonaise faisant sa toilette (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Lancement du 'Varèse' à Livourne (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 La Pelouse - Voitures et foules (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 La petite fille et son chat (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1899 La Piscine d'Aix-les-Bains (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 La poupée: Le cure et les mannequins (Short) (producer)
 1899 La sortie de l'arsenal (Short) (producer)
 1899 La toilette du petit chien (Short) (producer)
 1899 Le char funèbre (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Le commandant Marchand au Cercle Militaire à Paris (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Le retour, Place de l'Etoile (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Le retour. Au bois (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Le retour. Aux Champs-Elysées (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Les krémos: Pyramide (Short) (producer)
 1899 Les krémos: Sauts perilleux (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Les mines de charbon de Hon Gay (Short documentary) (producer)
 1899 M. Loubet aux courses (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Moulin à homme pour l'arrosage des rizières (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Paris Festival 1899: Parade of Flowered Automobiles (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Sauts périlleux par deux (Short) (producer)
 1899 Sortie de la Quadrille (Vue de face) (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Turin: La duchesse d'Aoste à l'exposition (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Voltige à cheval à Prague (Short) (producer)
 1899 Vue de l'avant d'un transatlantique par un gros temps (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Promenades des éléphants à Phnom Penh (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Mauvais temps au port (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Chamonix: la mer de glace. Descente. (Documentary short) (producer)
 1899 Troyes: l'hôtel de ville (Documentary short) (producer)
 1898 Acteurs japonais: Bataille au sabre (Short) (producer)
 1898 Acteurs japonais: Exercice de la perruque (Short) (producer)
 1898 Départ en gondole de LL. MM. (Documentary short) (producer)
 1898 IX. Le couronnement d'épines (Short) (producer)
 1898 Le goûter champêtre (Documentary short) (producer)
 1898 Panorama du funiculaire de Bellevue II (Documentary short) (producer)
 1898 Pillow Fight, No. 2 (Short) (producer)
 1898 VII. L'arrestation de Jésus-Christ (Short) (producer)
 1898 VIII. La flagellation (Short) (producer)
 1898 Panorama du funiculaire de Bellevue, I (Documentary short) (producer)
 1898 L'enfant au ballon (Documentary short) (producer)
 1898 À bord du 'Formidable': Ramassage du linge (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Attelage d'un camion (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Belfast, exercices de sauvetage (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Belfast, Queen's Bridge (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Bethlehem (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Cuirassiers traversant la Saône à la nage (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Danse d'hommes (Short) (producer)
 1897 Débarquement d'une mouche (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Dragons: maniement du sabre (Short) (producer)
 1897 Entrée d'une noce à l'église (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Entrée du cortège royal à l'Exposition (Short) (producer)
 1897 Faneurs (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Football (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Jerusalem, Jaffa Gate, East Side (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Laveuses sur la rivière (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Leaving Jerusalem by Railway (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Liverpool, Church Street (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Lourdes, procession I (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Lyon, travaux au canal de Jonage: locomobile (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Niagara Falls (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Nice, panorama du casino pris d'un bateau (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Palestine 1896 (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Paris, le Pont-Neuf (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897/I Place de l'Opéra (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Rome, la gare (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Salut dans les vergues (Short) (producer)
 1897 The Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Transport d'une tourelle par un attelage de 60 chevaux (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Un incendie à Dublin I (Short) (producer)
 1897 Via Carlo Alberto (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Panorama des rives de la Seine, IV (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Place de la Concorde (obélisque et fontaines) (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Pompiers: un incendie, II (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Les deux ivrognes (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Panorama pris du chemin de fer électrique, I (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Panorama pris du chemin de fer électrique, II (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Panorama pris du chemin de fer électrique, III (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Panorama pris du chemin de fer électrique, IV (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Lyon, travaux au canal de Jonage: Machine à damer (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Panorama en chemin de fer (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Panorama en chemin de fer (collines) (Short documentary) (producer)
 1897 Une rue (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 24ème chasseurs alpins: leçon de boxe (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Bonne d'enfants et soldat (Short) (producer)
 1897 Snowball Fight (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Tunis: le Bey et son escorte (Short) (producer)
 1897 Porte de France (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Rome, cortège au mariage du prince de Naples (Documentary short) (producer)
 1897 Boston, Commercial Street (Short) (producer)
 1896 A bord du 'Formidable': escrime au sabre (Short) (producer)
 1896 Embarquement des filets de pêche (Short documentary) (producer)
 1896 Evian: Embarquement (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Jeux d'enfants dans une rue (Short) (producer)
 1896 Moutons entrant à l'abattoir (Short documentary) (producer)
 1896 Panorama pris depuis une plate-forme mobile (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Paris, rue de Castiglione (Short) (producer)
 1896 Pêcheurs raccommodant les filets (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Place de la Comédie (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Schaffouse, Chûtes du Rhin vues de loin (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Sortie d'une noce à l'église (Short) (producer)
 1896 Bal Espagnol dans la rue (Mexique) (Short) (producer)
 1896 Alger: déchargement au port (Short) (producer)
 1896 New York, Broadway (Short) (producer)
 1896 Milan, place du Dôme (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Baño de caballos (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Panorama de l'arrivée en gare de Perrache pris du train (Documentary short) (executive producer - uncredited)
 1896 Quai de l'Archevêché (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Nîmes, sortie de l'église (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Labourage (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Panorama des rives de la Seine à Paris, III (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Children Playing Marbles (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Inauguration: II longueur, 8 mètres (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Broadway et Wall Street (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Les rapides (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Embarquement d'un Cheval (Short documentary) (producer)
 1896 Repas en famille (Documentary short) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1896 Madrid, porte de Tolède (Short) (producer)
 1896 London Street Dancers (Short) (executive producer)
 1896/II Les tribulations d'un concierge (Short) (producer)
 1896 Pélicans (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Carmaux, chargement du coke (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Courses d'ânes: II, la course (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Bicyclist (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Revue à Longchamp: défilé du Génie (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Lanciers de la Reine: charge [Espagne] (Short) (producer)
 1896 Députations asiatiques (Short) (producer)
 1896 Une allée du bois de Vincennes (Short) (producer)
 1896 Dresden, August-Brücke (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Voitures automobiles (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Water-to-bogant (Montagnes russes sur l'eau) (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Venise, arrivée en gondole (Short) (producer)
 1896 L'arrivée en voiture (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Cuirassiers à cheval (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Exercice du sabre (à la Part-Dieu, Lyon) (Short) (producer)
 1896 Londres, Entrée du cinématographe (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Le Ring (Documentary short) (producer - uncredited)
 1896 Concert (Short) (producer)
 1896 Lancement d'un navire (Short documentary) (producer)
 1896 Partie de boules (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1896 Francfort-sur-le-Main, Alter-Marktplatz (Short) (producer)
 1896 Marseille, la Canebière (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Bassin des Tuileries (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Arrivée d'un train à Perrache (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Negro Street Dancers (Short) (executive producer)
 1896 Demolition d'un mur, II (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Voltige (Short) (producer)
 1896 Arroseur et arrosé (Short) (producer)
 1896 The Arrival of a Train (Documentary short) (producer)
 1896 Écriture à l'envers (Short) (producer)
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[advice he gave, as the father of modern cinematography] Young man, you can be grateful that my invention is not for sale, for it would undoubtedly ruin you. It can be exploited for a certain time as a scientific curiosity, but apart from that is has no commercial value whatsoever.


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