Tag Archives: 1900s

Fantasmagorie (1908)

Considered »the first animated cartoon«, groundbreaking french director Émile Cohl goes wild here with morphing objects and surreal happenings. Crude and crazy! Not in my book of incoherent antics. Advertisements

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The enchanted drawing (1901)

Famous for »containing the first animated sequences recorded on standard picture film«, even if most of its brief running time is live action with some added stop-camera trickery. Spirited, though not in my book of jolly bagatelles.

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backtrack; The great train robbery (1903)

Rather boring despite the historically groundbreaking stuff. Probably not in my personal book. Continue reading

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backtrack; Le voyage dans la lune (1902)

Stupid but funny, dated but still visually impressive. Definitely an entry in my personal book. Continue reading

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