1886 in film


1886 in film

Events

*Louis Le Prince is granted an American dual-patent on a 16-lens device that combines a motion picture camera with a projector.

Births

*April 3 - Reginald Barker, Canadian-born American director (d. 1945)
*April 8 - Lily Elsie, English singer and actress (d. 1962)
*May 26 - Al Jolson - Lithuanian-born American actor/singer (d. 1950)
*June 6 - Reine Davies, American actress (d. 1938)
*July 26 - Lars Hanson, Swedish actor (d. 1965)
*October 12 - Karl Dane, Danish-born American actor (d. 1934)


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