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Gabriel Veyre (1871-1936) French photographer and film director. He graduated in pharmacy from the University of Lyon. In 1896 he made a trip to Latin America to realize the first film with the cinematograph. Between 1896 and 1897 he producedseveral films to Mexico, Canada and Asia. He also made the first autochromes thatwere exhibited in 1900 at the Universal Exposition in Paris. His subjects were mostly scenes of everyday life.