WEYMOUTH

Jean-Claude SEGUIN

Weymouth est une ville du comté de Dorset (Angleterre-Grande-Bretagne).

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Le Cinématographe de John Benett-Stanford (Weymouth Drill Hall, < 2 juin 1899)

Le correspondant de guerre du Western Morning NewsJohn Benett-Stanford donne des conférences sur son travail lors de la guerre au Soudan. Il projette des vues fixes et des vues animées dont une tournée la veille de la bataille d'Omdurman (Alarming Queen's Company of Grenadier Guards at Omdurman) :

DORSET AND WILTS YWOMANRY AT WEYMOUTH.
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Lieutenant Benett-Stanford, of the Wiltshire Yeomanry, who, during the Soudan campaign, was war correspondent to the Western Morning News gave a lecture at the Weymouth Drill Hall on "To Khartoum with the Sirdar," which was illustrated by a number of excellent lantern slides taken from photographs of the battles with the only cinematograph which has been secured on actual service. A large number of Yeomanry officers, ladies, and Yeomanry in general were present, as well as fair number of civilians.


Western Gazette, Friday 2 June 1899, p. 3.

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