The First Movie Showing Kendo – 1897

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K: Gabriel Veyre. P: Auguste & Louis Lumière. Fr 1897
Probably the first motion picture about kendo.

In 1897, the Lumière brothers sent their representative, Gabriel Veyre, to Japan, who made several short films about 3 minutes long: Geisha in a Jinriksha , Kendo Combat, Rain Dance of Spring.