Friday, December 2, 2011
World’s 2nd Oldest Surviving Movie
Traffic Crossing Leeds Bridge (1888) - Louis Aime Augustin Le Prince
The 2nd earliest celluloid film, which was shot by Louise Le Prince using the Le Prince single-lens camera made in 1888. He recorded traffic on Leeds Bridge from an upstairs window of No 19 Bridge End, then Hicks the Ironmongers, at these coordinates: 53°47′37.70″N 1°32′29.18″W.