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French Notes - 21:08 LumiereBrothers

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21:08 Lumiere Brothers These films are black and white and 50 seconds long, no sound? The first film (ever?) is a bunch of working class people walking out of a  factory, kind of dressed up, there is a dog and a horse that comes through too o 1895 cinematographe: means writing the movement Lumiere was interested in filming children Panorama shot: venice movie, the camera is on a moving track People liked this kind of cinema b/c it was a novelty o Ex: people liked seeing a train pulling into a station and actually thought it  was coming at them, although they eventually got tired of such simple  things Houdin “first” modern magician (Houdini took his name from him) Melies His films were like magic acts on camera He thought it woud be a good way to pull off his tricks, using camera tactics Some relation to Houdin? Liked to play Imps in his stuff, kind of weird but at the time it was normal
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