A review of the many events of the 2021 Friese-Greene Centenary … More A YEAR OF FRIESE-GREENE
It’s 100 years since he died. Time to tell the true story, not the myths. … More WILLIAM FRIESE-GREENE: 100 YEARS DEAD – 66 YEARS BURIED
When Edison staged his motion picture premiere in 1896, it had strangely little to do with him. … More FAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE IT – EDISON’S MOVIE PREMIERE
A brief chronology of the beginnings of cinema, making clear it wasn’t about any one invention. … More WHO? WHAT? WHEN? WHERE? A mini chronology of the start of cinema
No, the Lumière brothers didn’t invent cinema. So what did they do? … More What Did The Lumière Brothers Ever Do For Us?
At the 1889 Paris Exposition Universelle, Friese-Greene sees something that may be a game changer – for him and Le Prince … More The Celluloid Dreams of Louis Le Prince (and William Friese-Greene) Part 2
Louis Le Prince: the forgotten inventor who’s impossible to forget. But did he shoot on celluloid? … More The Celluloid Dreams of Louis Le Prince – Part 1
The forgotten and erased story of the real beginning of cinema. Part2: The first film show. … More Happy 125th Birthday, Cinema! Part 2
The forgotten and erased story of the real beginning of cinema. Part 1: the team assembles. … More Happy 125th Birthday, Cinema! Part 1
Every story of an inventor needs its “Eureka!” Moment where the forces of the universe combine with sleepless slog to generate the breakthrough that he/she has been striving for. … More That Eureka Moment – 1
Never heard of William Friese-Greene? Here’s a brief introduction. … More That Friese-Greene feeling
A round-up of upcoming Friese-Greene events – and some silly videos … More It’s a Friese-Greene Fest!
Some unique postcards reveal the lives of the Friese-Greene children after the death of their father. … More Postcards From the Past