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Gone Girls of Escamontage

Genevieve Yue

in Girl Head: Feminism and Film Materiality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289554
eISBN:
9780823297146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289554.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Escamontage designates the coincidence of a subtle cut in film, made without an apparent break in framing, with the disappearance of a woman’s body. This chapter proposes that escamontage constitutes ... More


Prison on Screen: The Carceral Aesthetic

Alison Griffiths

in Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231161060
eISBN:
9780231541565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161060.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2: “Prison on Screen: The Carceral Aesthetic” examines how actuality, reconstruction, and fictional films representing prisons and prisoners made before cinema’s transitional era in the mid ... More


Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema

Ian Christie

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226105628
eISBN:
9780226610115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610115.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Responsibility for the invention of moving pictures has traditionally been contested, largely between American and French pioneers, with some recognition of early achievements in England. But the ... More


Juggling Flies and Gravid Plants: F. Percy Smith’s Early Popular-Science Films

Oliver Gaycken

in Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema and Popular Science

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199860685
eISBN:
9780190235987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860685.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter investigates the beginning of F. Percy Smith’s filmmaking career. Smith, a former civil servant, introduced numerous innovations in the field of popular-scientific cinema, from ... More


“Revealing Nature’s Closest Secrets”: F. Martin Duncan’s Popular-Science Films at the Charles Urban Trading Company

Oliver Gaycken

in Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema and Popular Science

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199860685
eISBN:
9780190235987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860685.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the earliest popular-science films made for the Charles Urban Trading Company by F. Martin Duncan. Duncan’s films were modeled largely on the preexisting format of the ... More


Conclusion: Cinema in 1896

Rachel Teukolsky

in Picture World: Image, Aesthetics, and Victorian New Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198859734
eISBN:
9780191892080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859734.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The book’s conclusion examines the early cinema of the 1890s, to look at the ways it invoked and transformed earlier Victorian visual traditions. The earliest films were shown at fairgrounds and ... More


The Silents

Brain Taves

in Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813161129
eISBN:
9780813165523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

To early filmmakers, Jules Verne was not only a legend but also a contemporary author of international repute. The author’s own stage versions of Around the World in Eighty Days, The Children of ... More


Machine–Humans and Body-Subjects

Cleo Hanaway-Oakley

in James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198768913
eISBN:
9780191822186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768913.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents an alternative to the popular critical vein that sees Joyce’s Ulysses and early cinema as conveying a mechanical, impersonal view of the world. It is argued that Ulysses and ... More


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