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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari – 1920 Cinema: Silent Horror

The release date for “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” was February 26, 1920. It has been hailed as “the first true horror film”and “cult film”. The film – a premonition of the rise and fall of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party  – the addition … Continue reading

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Our Fancy – The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station – 1896

  One short film had a particularly lasting impact; yes, it caused fear, terror, even panic. It was the film L’Arrivée d’un train en gare de la Ciotat (Arrival of the Train at La Ciotat Station). Although the cinematographic train … Continue reading

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After the Ball – World’s 1st Adult Film

Marie-Georges-Jean Méliès, (Paris: December 8, 1861 – January 21, 1938)  was an illusionist and filmmaker famous for creating special effects such as dissolves, multiple exposure, hand-painted colour and time-lapse photography. Marie, is also know for the stop-trick, where he claimed he accidentally achieved … Continue reading

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