Dans la chambre du Sultan
CLOSE TO THE SULTAN Adventure, Cinema, Humour, Terror, Love, Sci Fi & others"The sultan of Morocco looks for someone to introduce him to the mysteries of the camera obscura and the cinematograph".ad printed in the newspaper L’illustration, March 1901During a day out on the banks of the Rhône, the adventurer and camera operator of the Lumière Brothers, Gabriel Veyre (30), reads this ad just after lunch and arrives two weeks later in the port of Mazagan, a three-month contract in his pocket. There* he will initiate the Sultan of Morocco Moulay Abdel Aziz into the camera obscura, the cinematograph and other palace and bed mysteries. *He will stay there for 30 years, introducing to the royal court and to Morocco the bicycle, the lightbulb and the automobile, among many other things.
50 000 €