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William Friese-Greene
Birth: Sep. 7, 1855
Bristol
Gloucestershire, England
Death: May 5, 1921
London
Greater London, England

Cinematography Pioneer. Born William Edward Green, he was a portrait photographer credited by many as the inventor of cinematography. In 1889, he received a patent for a constructed camera for taking a series of photographs on a roll of perforated film moving intermittently behind a shutter, the basic principle of a motion-picture camera. He also experimented with stereoscopic cameras and color film projectors. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Helena Friese-Greene (1851 - 1895)*
  Edith Jane Harrison (____ - 1921)*
 
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Burial:
Highgate Cemetery (East)
Highgate
London Borough of Camden
Greater London, England
Plot: At the Swains Lane side of the cemetery, right next to the railings
 
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Record added: Jul 19, 1998
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William Friese-Greene
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William Friese-Greene
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
William Friese-Greene
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