Film year 1896

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Film year 1896
The first film kiss
The short film The Kiss is
the first kiss in film history .


Cinema program Vienna, 1896
  • March 27th : From this day on, there will be daily film screening in Vienna for the first time in the mezzanine of the house at Kärntner Strasse 45 / corner Krugerstrasse 2 in the First District of Vienna . There Eugène Dupont, an envoy from the Lumières, presented their first works. This is done for an entry fee of 50 cruisers and is possible daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • April 20 : The first screening with Lumières Cinematograph in Germany takes place in Cologne . The company Deutsche Automaten Gesellschaft Stollwerck & Co. had acquired the evaluation rights for Germany.
  • April 25 : In the Wilhelmshallen in Berlin , Unter den Linden 21, a film screening room of the German Cinematographic Society opens. The projection room is considered the first cinema in Germany. The managing director is Gustav Schönwald
  • July 11th : In Munich on Neuhauserstraße, the showman Carl Gabriel in his Panoptikum holds the first screening of the so-called living pictures in the Bavarian capital.


January to March

Werner Richard Heymann (born February 14)
Jack Pickford (born August 18)
Olga Baclanova (born August 19)
Raymond Massey (born August 30)
Adolf Wohlbrück (born November 19)

April to June

July to September

October to December

See also

Portal: Film  - Overview of Wikipedia content on film

Web links

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