Repas de bébé
|Le Repas de Bébé|
|Directed by||Louis Lumière|
|Produced by||Louis Lumière|
|Release dates||February 20, 1896 (UK)|
The film formed part of the first commercial presentation of the Lumière Cinématographe on December 28, 1895 at the Salon Indien, Grand Café, 14 Boulevard des Capucines, Paris.
As with all early Lumière movies, this film was made in a 35 mm format with an aspect ratio of 1.33:1. It was filmed by means of the Cinématographe, an all-in-one camera, which also serves as a film projector and developer.
The baby featured, Andrée Lumière, died in Lyon aged 24, as a result of the 1918 flu pandemic.
The film consists of one shot of Auguste Lumière, his wife and baby daughter having breakfast in the countryside.
- Andrée Lumière as Herself, 'bébé'
- Auguste Lumière as Himself, Auguste Lumière
- Mrs. Auguste Lumière as Herself, Marguerite Lumière
Given its age, this short film is available to freely download from the Internet. It has also featured in a number of film collections including Landmarks of Early Film volume 1 and The Movies Begin - A Treasury of Early Cinema, 1894-1913. It also forms part of Visions of Light a 1992 documentary film and the The Lumière Brothers' First Films a compilation produced in 1996.
- Complete video at The Lumiere Institute (requires QuickTime)
- Repas de bébé at the Internet Movie Database
- Repas de bébé on Youtube