Episode 8: the disappearance of Louis Le Prince

Our 8th episode, researched by Melanie, looks at the vanishing on the 16th September 1890 of one of the most important, but not very well known, people in the history of cinema: Louis Le Prince, the inventor of the movie camera.

Louis Le Prince
The drowned man that could be Le Prince
2 versions of the Le Prince camera.
Blue plaque in Leeds
Extrat from the patent
Extract from the single lens projector plans (never patented)
Louis Daguerre

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