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Literary Projections and Residual Media: Cecil Hepworth and Robert Paul

Helen Groth

in Moving Images: Nineteenth-Century Reading and Screen Practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669486
eISBN:
9780748695171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669486.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between two influential figures in British early cinema, Cecil Hepworth and Robert Paul. Hepworth literally forged his cinematic vision out of Pauls’ discarded ... More


Silent landscapes: rural settings, national identity and British silent cinema

Andrew Higson

in British Rural Landscapes on Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091575
eISBN:
9781526115270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091575.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

From Hepworth’s scenics in the late 1890s and early 1900s to the heritage films of the last couple of decades, the representation of a particular version of traditional, rural England has been ... More


“Now, where were we?”: Ideal and Actual Early Cinema Lecturing Practices in Britain, Germany and the United States

Judith Buchanan

in The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter demonstrates that there could be a considerable gap between the ideal film lecture advocated in the trade press, and real-life instances of less-than-perfect actual lecturing. Like the ... More


Resisting Arrest: Imagining Motion in Film and Photography

Louise Hornby

in Still Modernism: Photography, Literature, Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661229
eISBN:
9780190661250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661229.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how early filmmakers had to invent what motion looked like on screen, imagining it as distinct from stillness, legibility, or clarity. The images of motion in early film are ... More


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