In December 28, 1895, about 35 people in Paris saw the first public showing of a motion picture. The camera and projector had been invented by Louis Lumiere. Along with his brother Auguste, the two men became important pioneers in making movies.

  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane
  • Series: Uncharted, Unexplored, and Unexplained
  • Year Published: 2005
  • Age Level: 8-13
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This short book provides a decent amount of information for its size, and it is eye-catching enough to prompt browsers to pick it up. It also provides good, if simple, explanations of some of the science behind the discoveries. (Voya)

Full of information. (School Library Journal)