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It was Louis and Auguste’s father Antoine who sparked a moving picture interest in sons after seeing Edison’s Kinetoscope and with the Lumière Factory behind them (which manufactured photographic goods) the brothers set to work designing a camera and projector.

The first experiments carried out by the Lumière Brothers were based around the intermittent mechanism used in sewing machines.

On February 13 1895, Louis and Auguste patented the name Cinématographe in both their names.

Their Cinématographe combined a… read more

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