The Oil Gush in Balakhany

The Oil Gush in Balakhany (Azerbaijani: Balaxanıda neft fontanı) is a film directed by the pioneer of cinema in Azerbaijan, Alexandre Michon, it was filmed on August 4, 1898 in Balakhany, Baku and presented at the International Paris Exhibition.[1] The film was shot using a 35mm film on a Lumière cinematograph.

The Oil Gush in Balakhany
Azerbaijani film 1898.jpg
Directed byAlexandre Michon
Written byAlexandre Michon
Produced byAlexandre Michon
Music bynone
Release date
August 6, 1898
Running time
30 seconds

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