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ONLINE—In Focus: Treasures of the Francis Doublier Collection

Friday, April 9, 2021, 1 p.m., Online

At this talk, Clara Auclair, University of Rochester predoctoral fellow at the Eastman Museum, will present highlights of Francis Doublier's collection of over 100 titles now preserved at the Eastman Museum.

Francis Doublier (1878–1948) was a Lumière cameraman and projectionist who also spent much of his life working as a laboratory technician, manager, and designer in Fort Lee, New Jersey. He was an avid film collector and invested in preserving film history. In this collection are some of the earliest sound on film experiments (made twenty years before the "sound revolution"), stunning examples of early color processes, a camera negative of a D. W. Griffith film, excerpts of a tinted Pathé documentary showing pre-cinema artifacts in action, and stunning documentary footage of 1912 India.

Free to members; $10 suggested for nonmembers. Registration via Eventbrite

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