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Various Artists - Crazy Cinematographe: Europäisches Jahrmarktkino 1896-1916

50 short films collected to show the origins of cinema. Dogs playing the pianos, contortionists defying the pain limits, handcoloured serpentine dances: this was the travelling cinema of the fairgrounds in the beginning of the 20th century.
The first part, “European Cinema of attractions 1986-1916 contains rarities ranging from Danish anarchistic slapstick and Scottish X-ray films to French erotic piquancies and a wild chase through Brussels caused by a leopard. Music scores y Günter A. Buchwald.
The second part, “Local films from the Greater Region 1902-1914, presents a forgotten genre which was, in its days, another crowd puller: Filmed local events and scenes depicting the local people who would then pay to see themselves in “living photographs” on the big screen. The were made in Luxemburg, Trier and Saarbrücken and include films from the travelling film company run by the Marzen family. Music scores by John Sweeney.

Audio commentaries in German, French, English, Luxemburgish an Trier dialect! Eight-page booklet with text on travelling cinema.

Label: Filmmuseum München / EF18
Medium: 2DVD
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