James Williamson ( eng. James Williamson ), 1855 - 1933 - English film director , producer .
|Date of Birth||November 8, 1855|
|Place of Birth||Scotland|
|Date of death||August 18, 1933 (77 years)|
|Place of death|
|Profession||Film Director , Producer|
|Career||1895 - 1910|
He started as a pharmacy owner in Hove and as a portrait photographer (with George Albert Smith and Collins). Since 1896, begins to be interested in cinema. In 1898, he liquidated a pharmacy and began making and selling films as the owner and director of Wilpmsons Cinematography Companies. At first he was engaged in the filming of chronicles and only subsequently introduced the elements of the plot. Since 1907, Williamson ceased production of feature films, doing exclusively documentary films, releasing a regular chronicle of the Williamsons Animated News. Since 1908, James Williamson engaged in the manufacture of cinematic equipment, and in 1910 he closes the studio in Brighton and ceases cinematic activity.
- 1898 - The Clown Barber haircut
- 1900 - Impossible bathing
- 1900 - The Return of a Soldier
- 1900 - Hanley Regatta / Chronicle
- 1901 - Fire!
- 1901 - Attack on a mission in China / Attack on a China Mission
- 1901 - Hold the thief! / Stop Thief!
- 1901 - The Big Swallow
- 1901 - Hair restorer
- 1901 - Workers' Paradise
- 1902 - Hello, are you listening? / Are you there?
- 1902 ( 1903 ) - Girl with matches / by Andersen
- 1902 - Stock Soldier before and after the war / A Reservist Before and After the War
- 1903 - Deserter
- V. Komarov . The history of foreign cinema. Volume 1. Silent movie . - M .: "Art", 1965.
- J. Sadul . The general history of cinema. Volume 1. - M .: "Art", 1958.