Tag: Hugo von Hoffmanstahl

words-and-images- austrian-cinema-in-the-1920s

WORDS AND IMAGES – AUSTRIAN CINEMA IN THE 1920S

Even today, it’s not uncommon to draw heavily from a literary text when making a film. And if this is still a common occurrence in films, it must be acknowledged that in Austria the combination of words and images was, from the very origins of Austrian cinema, pretty common. But to better understand this trend, we need to take a leap back in time.