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Release: 1975-01-01
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Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer
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First Film Ever 1878 (The Race Horse In Motion) Scene
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Clip Description
The early film experiment by Eadweard Muybridge proving that horses do sometimes have all four hoofs off the ground.
Movie Description
Thom Andersen's remarkable and sadly neglected hour-long documentary adroitly combines biography, history, film theory, and philosophical reflection. Muybridge's photographic studies of animal locomotion in the 1870s were a major forerunner of movies; even more interesting are his subsequent studies of diverse people, photographed against neutral backgrounds.
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