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Research Diary: The Cinema of Attractions and Research Findings

In 1922, the new cinema art was not the (1)“form of imitating the movements of nature.” But instead the unique potential was in fact (1)“a matter of making images seen.” This form contrasts greatly to the current cinema as, we as an audience, are introduced to some form of narrative. 377 more words

Spectacle technology and spectators

Notes from the Cinema of Attraction by Tom Gunning

The early cinema was unique because it was a way of images seen, which was a new medium. 191 more words