Christiaan Slieker (born in Leeuwarden in 1861 and died in Assen on March 9, 1945) was a Dutch projectionist from the early days of cinema . He is credited with the first showing of a film in the Netherlands in 1896 1 .
Christiaan Slieker comes from a Frisian family of fairgrounds 1 .
In 1896, he bought a cinematograph made by HO Foersterling & Co., and on 15 2 or 16th 1 July 1896, he said, in Leeuwarden, the first film screening in the Netherlands. That same year, it was also him who diffused the first Dutch film of fiction : Gestoorde hengelaar 3 of MH Laddé .
This was the beginning of an itinerant show he called the Grand Theater Edison 2 .
Notes and references
- ↑ a , b and c http://www.utrechtproject.nl/bioscoopgeschiedenis/001.htm [ archive ]
- ↑ a and b http://www.victorian-cinema.net/slieker [ archive ]
- ↑ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0400463/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 [ archive ]