28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Palace of Electricity
Palace of Electricity

Palace of Electricity

director: James H. White
original title: Palace of Electricity
country: United States
year: 1900
running time: 1 min.


This film, a 360-degree panoramic shot of the Champ de Mars in Paris during the World's Fair in July 1900, begins and ends at the Palace of Electricity, a symbol of progress.


James H. White (1872–1944) was a Canadian director, producer, and cameraman. Originally a travelling phonograph and kinetoscope salesman, he later became a key film producer at the Edison Company. He made over 500 short films.

more about film

director: James H. White
Ministerstvo kultury
Fond kinematografie
Město Jihlava
Kraj Vysočina
Creative Europe Media
Česká televize
Český rozhlas