The Magic of Early Cinema – The Serpentine Dance


Today we’re looking at ‘The Serpentine Dance’, a wonderful short film produced by the Lumière brothers at the end of the 19th century – In the movie, we watch the dancer Loie Fuller as she moves gracefully around in a gown which constantly changes color – The film was shot in black and white and each frame was hand painted afterwards to give this beautiful effect. It truly is a masterpiece of early cinema…

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written by tomas_bates on 2011-11-12 #lifestyle #cinema #movies #lumiere #lomography #lomokino #serpentine-dance #lomokino-launch #magic-of-cinema #magicofcinema


  1. gvelasco
    gvelasco ·

    These guys never cease to amaze me. It's amazing what people can accomplish manually with patience and skill.

  2. lomurella
    lomurella ·

    precioso, amo las películas y cortos antiguos.

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