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Ballet Mécanique (Charlot présente le ballet mécanique) (1924)

Ballet Mécanique
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Kiki of Montparnasse Kiki of Montparnasse
Smiling girl
Fernand Léger Fernand Léger
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Dudley Murphy Dudley Murphy
(uncredited)
Katherine Murphy Katherine Murphy
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Katrin Murphy Katrin Murphy
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A pulsing, kaleidoscope of images set to an energetic soundtrack. A young women swings in a garden; a woman's face smiles. The rest is spinning cylinders, pistons, gears and turbines, kitchen objects in concentric circles or rows - pots, pan lids, and funnels, cars passing overhead, a spinning carnival ride. Over and over, a heavy-set woman climbs stairs carrying a large bag on her shoulder. An Art Deco cartoon figure appears, dancing. This is a world in motion, dominated by mechanical and repetitive images, with a few moments of solitude in a garden
Release date: 24 September 1924
Tags: Silent (4), 1920s (4), Short (3), 1924 (3), France (2), Black & White (2), Abstract (1), Experimental (1), Abstract Film (1), Experimental Cinema (1), Short Film (1), Sort (1)
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