Back in the summer of 1896, Gabriel Veyre (1871–1936) embarks on a round-the-world tour with the cinematography tools that the Lumière brothers entrust him with to make their new invention known to the planet. First Mexico, Cuba, Colombia and Venezuela, then in 1898 Canada, China, and Japan.He thus became the first person to film these faraway lands and his films were shown at screenings put on by the Lumière brothers.
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