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also known as Démolition d'un mur

Demolition of a Wall1896

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That's Auguste Lumière himself directing the demolition of a small wall for the camera. THE DEMOLITION OF A WALL evokes the initial fascination with the motion picture camera's capacity to capture an irrevocable event and play it back ad infinitum, preserving time and turning it inside-out. - Max Goldberg

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Backward's, forwards, man, these movin' pitchers are amazin! Definitely was worth my nickel!

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Backward's, forwards, man, these movin' pitchers are amazin! Definitely was worth my nickel!

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This, for me, really encapsulates and illustrates, for the modern audience member, the idea of the cinema of novelty right after the camera was invented.