Siegmund Lubin (1851-1923)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 58.678 W 075° 09.602
18S E 486335 N 4425323
Quick Description: Some of the nation's earliest motion pictures were made here between 1897 and 1899 in the backyard of film pioneer Lubin's home.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/2/2020 10:55:21 AM
Waymark Code: WM12D32
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
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Long Description:
Siegmund Lubin (1851-1923)-Some of the nation's earliest motion pictures were made here between 1897 and 1899 in the backyard of film pioneer Lubin's home. Vaudeville and burlesque routines, boxing matches, circus performers, animal acts, and a Passion Play were among the subjects he filmed.
Marker Name: Siegmund Lubin (1851-1923)

County: Philadelphia

Date Dedicated: 4/11/2007

Marker Type: City

Location: 1608 N 15th St., Philadelphia

Category: Invention, Motion Pictures & Television, Professions & Vocations

Website: [Web Link]

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