Day: November 16, 2019

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CINEMA AND PROGRESS – THE WRITERS’ FLOOR

If, on the one hand, cinema was considered to be a marvellous medium for representing and imagining reality at will, on the other hand, it seemed to have little relevance as far as real scientific and technical progress was concerned. Numerous debates concerning cinema and progress took place especially from the end of the 19th century until the early 1910s. And it was mainly writers who initially raised such questions.