Posts tagged film
The Dickson Experimental Sound Film, 1894 or 1895, made by William Dickson (left) at the at Thomas Edison’s New Jersey studio. Only 17 seconds long, it is the first film with live-recorded sound, though the film and the sound played separately. The two men were employees at the Edison studio.
Artworks by Harry Smith
Haunting Dreamy Photos by Susan Burnstine
Constructing the Star Theatre, New York City, 1901
Note: The original film reel in fact showed the building being destroyed, but audiences at the time preferred to see it played backwards, and so do I.
The Haunted Castle by George Melies (1896)
Songs from “Friday Afternoons”, Op.7 - Cuckoo! - (Benjamin Britten) Moonrise Kingdom Soundtrack
The Cloud Atlas Sextet for Orchestra
The Maker by Christopher Kezelos
I just finished watching Origin: Spirits of the Past and this song introduces the film; I’m so blown away by the beauty of it all.
Chouwa Oto - Kokia
The world’s first colour footage - shot in 1902 by Edward Raymond Turner (featured in the sixth gif) - England.