Person Male Born 8/11/1855 Died 18/8/1933
British film pioneer. Born in Fife, raised in Edinburgh. Came south as a master chemist. Became interested in photography and X-ray photography. 1896 he introduced the first programme of films to the camera club at Hove town hall and the following year he started making his own films. In 1910 he moved from Hove to London and also moved out of film production and into film processing and the manufacture of equipment. Towards the end of his life he lived at 593 Upper Richmond Road, Mortlake where he experimented with colour photography, and where he died.