Film still from Dickson Greeting - World's first film

Film still from Dickson Greeting


Film still from Dickson Greeting.

Dickson Greeting is the oldest American film shown to a public audience (in 1891)

It wss directed and produced by and starring motion-picture pioneer William Dickson, displays a 3 second clip of him passing a hat in front of himself, and reaching for it with his other hand.


Public domain in the United States

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