Repas de bébé
|Le Repas de Bébé|
|Directed by||Louis Lumière|
|Produced by||Louis Lumière|
|20 February 1896 (UK)|
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.Marguerite 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 Lumière Brothers' First Films, a compilation produced in 1996.