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From Peep Show to Palace: The Birth of American Film

by David Robinson, Professor Martin Scorsese (Foreword by)

About this title: One hundred years ago, the crude realism of early cinematic exercises caused shockwaves among audiences - some even panicked. On one occasion, read a news report from the time, an old lady in the audience, quite unable to suppress a scream, started up in her seat and tried to scramble out, knocking over others on her way. This sort of reaction was not uncommon - on a screen that might have featured nothing more than minute-long dips of a running horse or a moving train, what modern viewers might see as a pale shadow of the ... read more

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