The Metamorphic Eye-machine

by The Nocturne Group

The Metamorphic Eye-machine

  • ISBN-13: 9781840689006
  • Author(s): The Nocturne Group
  • Subject: Films, cinema
  • Publisher: Black Gas Publishing
  • Imprint: Deicide
  • Publication Date: 25-08-2022
  • Format: p/b

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The Metamorphic Eye-Machine Volume I.I reveals a flickering carnival of attractions and aberrations, from the groundbreaking motion capture experiments conceived by Eadweard Muybridge in 1872, through the first protean film eruptions of Georges Melies in the 1890s, up to 1909 when Pathe Freres' documentary film of a quadruple beheading by guillotine led to some of the world's first significant impositions of screen censorship. This volume references more than 2,000 films from all countries and reproduces more than 300 rare photographic images and illustrations, many newly unearthed from international film archives and never before published.
About the book

The Metamorphic Eye-Machine Volume I.I reveals a flickering carnival of attractions and aberrations, from the groundbreaking motion capture experiments conceived by Eadweard Muybridge in 1872, through the first protean film eruptions of Georges Melies in the 1890s, up to 1909 when Pathe Freres' documentary film of a quadruple beheading by guillotine led to some of the world's first significant impositions of screen censorship. This volume references more than 2,000 films from all countries and reproduces more than 300 rare photographic images and illustrations, many newly unearthed from international film archives and never before published.