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Since the very beginning of the film industry, Louisiana has enjoyed a love affair with the movies. This site is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of Louisiana's rich film history. Take a look at the significant contributions Louisiana has made.
America's First Movie Theater

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Even the Louisiana film industry has forgotten!!!
June marks the 120th Anniversary of the introduction
of the film industry to Louisiana.

America's First Movie Theater:
Louisiana's Vitascope Hall

outlines the journey of todays' cinema
from a cave in Spain to a New Orleans store front

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90% of all silent films made in the U.S. are already lost forever! And 50% of all films made before 1951 are already lost forever! IF THAT'S NOT BAD ENOUGH.. film ACCESSORIES are in WORSE shape. We have a 5 minute video to explain - take a look!

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