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Wildlife in Lumiére films

by Kate Fortmueller

The Lumière Bros. sent Alexandre Promio out to film foreign subjects, but these subjects were not necessarily limited to humans and landscapes. In this film (shot in London), Promio records a zookeeper feeding a lion (although this does not seem like an efficient way to feed him).

Wildlife in Lumiére films

by Kate Fortmueller

The Lumiére Bros. sent Alexandre Promio out to film foreign subjects, but these subjects were not necessarily limited to humans and landscapes. In this film (shot in London), Promio records a zookeeper feeding a lion (although this does not seem like an efficient way to feed him).

Lion, London Zoological Garden (1895)

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A zookeeper feeds and taunts a lion in his cage.

from Lion, London Zoological Garden (1900)
Creator: Alexandre Promio
Distributor: Kino Video
Posted by Kate Fortmueller
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