Creating an audience for the cinématographe: two Lumiere agents in Mexico, 1896
2008 (English)In: Film History: An International Journal, ISSN 0892-2160, Vol. 20, no 1, 95-114 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The exhibition of cinematographic views in Mexico City and Guadalajara by Fernand Bon Bernard and Gabrielf Veyre, Lumiere agents active in Mexico between July 1896 and January 1897, is examined. Drawing on newspaper announcements and reports, the article charts the process by which the cinématographe became an established attraction in Mexico City's elite public sphere, and briefly discusses the exhibition of the device in Guadalajara. The discourse that circulated in newspapers wherein cinematoraphic views were associated with nineteenth-century engravings, photographs and lantern slide projections is also considered
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Bllomimgton, Indiana: Indiana University Press , 2008. Vol. 20, no 1, 95-114 p.
Studies on Film
Research subject Cinema Studies
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-17093DOI: DOI: 10.1353/fih.0.0005OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-17093DiVA: diva2:183613