Cyrano by Bergerac (1900)
|German title||Cyrano from Bergerac|
|Original title||Cyrano de Bergerac|
|Country of production||France|
Cyrano von Bergerac (French: Cyrano de Bergerac ) is a film by the director Clément-Maurice from 1900. It is considered a milestone in film history because he was the first to combine sound recordings with hand-colored film images.
The approximately two-minute film shows the scene of the duel in the Hotel de Bourgogne in a single shot.
Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre , which produced several films for the Paris World Exhibition in 1900 , was both the studio and the term for the new system for sound and color . For the sound technology, wax rollers were used and the image material was colored with ink.
The main actor was Benoît Constant Coquelin , who had played the world premiere of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano in the title role three years earlier .
- Cyrano de Bergerac in the Internet Movie Database (English)