The Basler Belle Epoque
3 July 2020
The first film about and in Basel was shown in several halls of the city in the autumn of 1896, (see also: www.50sekundenbasel1896.ch)
It is a 50-second film. The film shows the old Mittlere Rheinbrücke (the new one was built in 1905).
The book `Auf der Brücke zur Moderne’ tells the story of this film and other pictures of Basel around 1900.
(Hansmartin Siegrist: Auf der Brücke zur Moderne, Basel 2019).