Baby's Dinner  (1896)

5.9 / 10

A baby is seated at a table between its cheerful parents, Auguste and Marguerite Lumière. While the father is feeding the baby with a spoon, the mother is pouring coffee into her cup. The ...See full summary »

Country France

Genre Documentary, Short

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  • Country: France
  • Runtime: 1min

Storyline

A baby is seated at a table between its cheerful parents, Auguste and Marguerite Lumière. While the father is feeding the baby with a spoon, the mother is pouring coffee into her cup. The father gives the baby a biscuit, which the baby grabs, but doesn't eat, although both parents encourage it. The father resumes feeding the baby with the spoon. Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

Keywords: baby, feeding a baby, mother son relationship, father son relationship

Genres: Documentary, Short

Cast

Mrs. Auguste Lumiere Mrs. Auguste Lumiere Herself(asMargueriteLumière)
Auguste Lumière Auguste Lumière Himself
Louis Lumière Louis Lumière
Louis Lumière Louis Lumière
Louis Lumière Louis Lumière
Andrée Lumière Andrée Lumière Himself(as'bebe')

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Ignore the Early Cinema title, for this compilation should simply be considered as cinema itself. It may only contain films made during the first 15 years of its development, but in encompassing documentaries, comedies, a Western, crime dramas and melodramas it also demonstrates a magnificent range. Indeed, whilst this may result in a less focussed look at film’s formative years than the likes of the BFI’s Silent Shakespeare compilation, their recent Electric Edwardians release (which offered a sample of Mitchell & Kenyon’s efforts) or The Good Old Naughty Days, it also affords the view...

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