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June 24, 2011

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Sleeping Car, Monique Moumblow’s Phantom Ride

Sleeping Car, Monique Moumblow’s Phantom Ride

Long before rails were laid out on film sets to perform tracking shots, the train and cinema oftentimes found themselves on a mutual journey. The Louis Lumière short L’arrivée d’un train en gare de la Ciotat (1895), filmed with a fixed camera on a platform as a train pulls in, or the view from the engine front in Through the Haverstraw Tunnel (1897), are only the tip of the iceberg.

Film, Reviews
Sleeping Car, Monique Moumblow’s Phantom Ride

Sleeping Car, Monique Moumblow’s Phantom Ride

Long before rails were laid out on film sets to perform tracking shots, the train and cinema oftentimes found themselves on a mutual journey. The Louis Lumière short L’arrivée d’un train en gare de la Ciotat (1895), filmed with a fixed camera on a platform as a train pulls in, or the view from the engine front in Through the Haverstraw Tunnel (1897), are only the tip of the iceberg.

Film, Reviews

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