Lumiere's Children

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The way art and technology have intertwined over a century of film. 1: Man with a Movie Camera. It all began with the movie camera -the world viewed through a new eye. Christopher Cook examines how both the camera and the language of film evolved.

First broadcast on Radio 3

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970321]

The way art and technology have intertwined over a century of film. 1: Man with a Movie Camera. It all began with the movie camera -the world viewed through a new eye. Christopher Cook examines how both the camera and the language of film evolved.

First broadcast on Radio 3

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970321]

Unknown: Christopher Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970321]

Unknown: Christopher Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970328]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970328]

Christopher Cook explores the way art and technology have intertwined over the past century of film. 2: Over the Rainbow First broadcast on Radio 3

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970328]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970328]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970404]

3: You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet

Christopher Cook finds out how stars learned to talk, Kong learned to roar, and the film musical was born.

First broadcast on Radio 3

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970404]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970411]

Five programmes which explore the way art and technology have intertwined over the past century of film.

4: Snakes, Funerals and 1.33-to-l

Director Fritz Lang once protested that widescreen was fit only for snakes and funerals, but Christopher Cook finds that film-makers have always sought to immerse their audiences in the total experience of cinema with new and improved screen processes. First broadcast on Radio 3

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970411]

Director: Fritz Lang

Unknown: Christopher Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970418]

Christopher Cook explores the way art and technology have intertwined over the past century of film.

5: Melies 's Children. Ever since Georges Melies startled audiences with his screen magic, film-makers and special-effects artists have explored ways of visualising the impossible via technology, inspiration and magic. First broadcast on Radio 3

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970418]

Unknown: Christopher Cook

Unknown: Georges Melies