Tribute to Madeleine Malthête-Méliès

l Memorial note by Matthew Solomon, on behalf of Domitor: l It is with great sadness that we share with you the news that Madeleine Malthête-Méliès died in her sleep on July 8, 2018 at the age of 95. Madame Malthête-Méliès was the granddaughter of Georges Méliès, and…

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Tribute to early cinema historian Jacques Richard (1929-2018)

From our member François Amy de la Bretèque (francois.amy-de-la-breteque@univ-montp3.fr): Dear friends of Domitor, Jacques Richard has died. Early cinema historians will not forget that he was, with Jacques Deslandes, author of the book l’Histoire comparée du cinéma published in 1968 by Casterman (he co-wrote the second…

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Tribute to Mervyn Heard

Domitor is sorry to have to report the passing of Mervyn Heard, who died November 14, 2017. Mervyn Heard was the leading British magic lantern performer of the past two decades (Domitorians may well have seen his performances). He was a doctor, researcher and…

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Tribute to Henri Bousquet

Announcement by François Amy de la Bretèque / Avis de François Amy de la Bretèque Dear domitorians, I have just received the notice of death (August 2) from our friend Henri Bousquet that the oldest of us have known well. He was a loyal follower of the…

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Tribute to Karel Dibbets (1947-2017)

It is with sadness that Domitor shares the news of the recent passing of our colleague Karel Dibbets on May 28th, 2017 at age 70. Karel was a major Dutch film historian whose writings significantly contributed to the study of film history in and of…

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