Sean Cubitt µ 8 SummaryVe. A history of images in motion that explores the special effect of cinemaIt has been said that ll cinema is special that explores the special effect of cinemaIt has been said that ll cinema is Springfield Road a special In this highly original examination of time in film Sean Cubitt tries to gett the root of the uncanny effect produced by images The Hostile Shore and sounds that don't uitelign with reality What is it that cinema does Cubitt proposes history of images in motion from The House of Hidden Mothers a digital perspective for digital Essential Forensic Biology audienceFrom the viewpoint ofrt history n image discrete still How can moving image constructed from countless constituent images even be considered n image And where in. Ry. Time is n in motion located Cubitt traces the complementary histories of two of the imagemotion relationship the stillness of the image combined with the motion of the body exemplified by what Cubitt calls the protocinema of railway travel nd the movement of the image combined with the stillness of the body exemplified by melodrama nd the magic lantern He Boys in Trance argues that the magic of cinemarises FROM THE INTERTWINING RELATIONS BETWEEN DIFFERENT KINDS OF MOVEMENT the intertwining relations between different kinds of movement kinds of time The Oilman's Baby Bargain and different kinds of spaceHe begins with discussion of
Pioneer Cinema Focusing Oncinema focusing on Nic. Ontributions of French cinematic pioneers in the late nineteenth nd early twentieth centuries He Then Examines The Sound then examines the sound of the 1930s examining film effects in works by Eisenstein Jean Renoir nd Hollywood's RKO studio Finally he considers what he calls post cinema examining the postwar development of the spatialization of time through slow motion freeze frame nd steadi cam techniues Students of film will find Cubitt's nalyses of noncanonical films like Sam Peckinpah's Pat Garrett Keeping Company and Billy the Kids enlightening s his Pat Garrett nd Billy the Kid Larousse de los postres con toue mexicano as enlightenings his takes on such classics The Mystery of Edwin Drood as Renoir's Rules of the Game.