by AMERICAN MUTOSCOPE & BIOGRAPH CO.
1903 / 35mm / b&w / sound / 1S / 2' 54
by ARMITAGE Frederick S. / WEED A. E. for American Mutoscope and Biograph Co.
“The voyage is filmed so the spectator experiences the river at a speed that is impossible in real life. By pixilating at various rates, the filmmakers turn the voyage into a visually spectacular ride that emphasizes not the river itself but the transportation and industrial technologies arrayed along it.” —Scott MacDonald
Paper Print Collection, Library of Congress
Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1893-1941
|distribution format||Digital file on server|
|screen||4/3 (single screen)|
|rental fee||21,00 €|