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This was one of the first films to be made without the use of a camera. Len Lye was a pioneer in the use of abstract colour images as counterpoint to a musical soundtrack. Frame divisions are ignored and the artist paints his deigns along the length of the film. The image thrown on the screen is ... Read more
The Plow was the first to use the film medium to bring alive a national subject on a sponsored basis, in the same way as had been done earlier in Britain, As a first film, it had many of the faults which we can now see were characteristic of the early British documentaries; over complex editing, no ... Read more
The five hundredth anniversary of the birth of Leonardo da Vinci was celebrated in London by an exhibition held at the Royal Academy. Bound volumes of his anatomical studies, drawings now housed at Windsor Castle, and the Forster notebooks were shown. ... p>The film, “The Drawings of Leonardo da ... Read more
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