The sea (swimming at sea)

The Sea (Swimming at Sea) is a French filmdirected by Louis Lumière , released in 1895 .

This “animated photographic view”, as well as Louis Lumière named his windings of impressed film, is one of the 10 films shown at the Indian Salon of the Grand Café from December 28, 1895.


Young children dive into the sea ( Mediterranean ) from a pontoon.

Technical sheet

  • Title: The Sea (Swimming at sea)
  • Director: Louis Lumière
  • Production: Société Lumière
  • Photography: Louis Lumière
  • Format: 35 mm with 2 round perforations Light by photogram, black and white, mute
  • Duration: 38 s
  • Country: France

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