The Oil Gush Fire in Bibiheybat

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The Oil Gush Fire in Bibiheybat
Bibiheybətdə Neft Fontanı Yanğını.jpg
Directed by Alexandre Michon
Produced by Alexandre Michon
Written by Alexandre Michon
Release date
August 6, 1898
Running time
30 seconds
Country Azerbaijan

The Oil Gush Fire in Bibiheybat (Azerbaijani: Bibiheybətdə neft fontanı yanğını) is an 1898 Azerbaijani silent film. Directed by the pioneer of cinema in Azerbaijan, Alexandre Michon, this 30-second film was shot on August 6, 1898 in Bibiheybət village near Baku and presented at the International Paris Exhibition.[1]

The film was shot using a 35mm film on a Lumière cinematograph. Some scenes from this film were also shown in France in 1995, in a footage commemorating the 100th anniversary of world cinema.[1]

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