Child of the Big City 1914

 

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Russian director Yevgeni Bauer is one of the great unsung hero of the movie camera. Things you learned the Americans or the Germans did first in the 1920s, he did several years earlier. His traveling camera shots in The Child of the Big City emphasize the opulence that a poor seamstress enters into, then devours with no regret. The melodrama’s story is strange, and runs contrary to the typical image of the poor city girl, making the conclusion a small nightmare

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Author: Old Boy

Love the past and the future but live in the present