This was a talk given March 3, 2010 for Gary Marchionini's Video Information seminar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science.
This video is in reference to the first chapter of Sergei Eisenstein's The Film Sense and the Lumiere Brothers "actualités" from 1895:
The Lumiere Brothers' - First films (1895). (2006). Retrieved from youtube.com/watch?v=4nj0vEO4Q6s&feature=youtube_gdata
Eisenstein, S. (1975). The film sense. (J. Leyda, Tran.) (5th ed.). Orlando, Florida: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Read pages 3-11 of the first chapter "Word and Image", accessible through Google Books: is.gd/7OHMt
Videos that I showed in the talk include:
The Battleship Potemkin - the infamous Odessa steps sequence - youtube.com/watch?v=Ps-v-kZzfec&feature=related
Edwin S. Porter's The Great Train Robbery: video.google.com/videoshare?docid=-7949193416885414135&hl=en
Andy Warhol eating a hamburger:
Comments on improving my presentation/public speaking skills etc are most welcome!
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