Film as History, History on Film

Some early films for our consideration:

Early Lumiere Brothers films, screened on Cinematograph, 1895

At the Foot of the Flatiron Building, 1903 American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 2:45 min.
New York City Jewish “ghetto” Fish Market, 1903 American Mutoscope and Biography Company, 3:15 min.
New York City in a Blizzard, 1902 Edison Films, 3:32 min.

A Trip Down San Francisco’s Market Street, 1906 (just before the great earthquake / fire) 11 min.

A Brief History of Film (Project Happening)

Gunning: “How was this film shot and edited?”

1943 Twentieth Century Fox / Office of War Information film, “It’s Everybody’s War,” narrated by Hollywood star Henry Fonda

Sergio Leone, Final Shootout, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966)

NYT “Anatomy of a Scene” from The Revenant (2015)

The Long Take, Atonement (2007)