Friese-Greene


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Friese-Greene

William. 1855--1921, British photographer. He invented (with Mortimer Evans) the first practicable motion-picture camera
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Satellite operator SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) has appointed Niclas Friese-Greene as senior vice president of Marketing and Corporate Communications, the company said today.
But such questions produce answers which breathe new life into Friese-Greene's 80-year-old film.
TV historian Dan Cruickshank will look at Friese-Greene's work in Cardiff tonight - uncovering some remarkable stories.
M&K's turn of the century film was glorious enough, but Friese-Greene's fascinating record of his 1924 journey from Land's End to John o'Groats was shot in COLOUR (keep watching, because he stopped off in Liverpool).
Victor Friese-Greene, the Cambridge-educated president of the North American division of Toshiba Software, converts the library to video and pores over it, late at night, on his home computer.
Among these was the hapless British inventor, William Friese-Greene. Hoping to get a job working in Edison's lab, Friese-Greene sent Edison news of his invention, which film historian Kevin Brownlow and others now contend was the first motion picture camera.
William Friese-Greene creates the first cinematic camera.
The pictures are mainly excerpts from filmmaker Claude Friese-Greene's The Open Road - originally filmed in 1925-26 and now re-edited and digitally restored by the BFI National Archive.
At a time when cinemas were still showing films in black and white, the enterprising and aptly-named Claude Friese-Greene invented a revolutionary colour process.
What could be described as the original British road movie, it features the work of pioneering film maker Claude Friese-Greene.
In 1924 pioneering film-maker Claude Friese-Greene made a movie as he drove from Land's End to John O'Groats.