Thévenon, Etienne

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Status

  • Professional

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Life dates

Lyon [F], 1852 - ?, 1919

Activity

1905 - 1906 Liège, Rue Auguste Hock
+ January 1919. Pioneering cinematographer. One of the first operators for the Lumière firm, Thévenon presented the "cinématographe" in Lille [F] between April and August 1896. Subsequently spent several years as a film exhibitor in the fairs of Northern France and Belgium, including Liège in October 1898. He also made short films himself, notably "End of Shift at the Cockerill Factory in Seraing" (1899). Thévenon was still exhibiting in Roubaix [Nord, F] in April 1906.
1907 Liège, Rue des Houblonnières, 26
1908 - 1909 Bruxelles - Forest, Rue de la Station, 26
Thévenon became director of the Métropole cinema in Brussels by 1913. Founder member and vice-president of the "Association Belge Cinématographique" in 1911.

Locations

1905 - 1906 Liège, Rue Auguste Hock
1907 Liège, Rue des Houblonnières, 26
1908 - 1909 Bruxelles - Forest, Rue de la Station, 26

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1905 - 1909

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#4088

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 25.4.2017

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