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1. Ballet Mecanique

Description: LikeTelevision™ proudly presents Fernand Leger's remarkable 1924 short film Ballet Mechanique. Fernand Leger was one of the greatest French Cubist painters (do a google image search of his name) and a contemporary of Pablo Picasso. In the early days of film as an artform, Leger created this masterpiece - which is landmark film in the development of montage, a cinematic tool that juxtiposes two or more images to infer related ideas or events. The best known example is Sergei Eisenstein's scene from Battleship Potemkin - the Odessa Steps segment with the baby carriage rolling down the steps and the mother's eyeglasses - made a year after this film.

2. Battleship Potemkin

Description: This silent classic by Russian master director Sergei Eisenstein is part of film legend. Countless directors have made reference to the scene in the Odessa Steps with the baby carriage. So if you don't know who Eisenstein is - brush up on your history and watch this classic from the beginning of “film time“. Every great director knows who Eisenstein is and his incredible contribution to the growth of film as an artistic medium. (see part 4 - montage) Make sure you watch this landmark film about the 1905 revolution.


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