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Spanish Bullfight (1900)

Not Rated | | Short, Sport
With a crowded arena in the background, a stationary camera records a bull charging a picador astride his horse. An attendant on foot throws stones at the rump of the horse to get it to ... See full summary »
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With a crowded arena in the background, a stationary camera records a bull charging a picador astride his horse. An attendant on foot throws stones at the rump of the horse to get it to move. Various men with capes run past the bull to try to get him to charge or at least run about. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Keep It in Frame
26 July 2015 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Spanish Bullfight (1900)

The title should tell you all you need to know in regards to the plot. This clocks in just under a minute and we see a bull go after several people in the ring trying to get at it. There's certainly nothing overly special about this film but it's worth noting that the cinematography is actually extremely good for the time that this was made. It's also worth noting that it seems the director made sure that the "performers" knew what they could and couldn't do in the frame. I say this because it seems everyone involved tries to make sure that the bull doesn't go out of the frame so this here is something that makes this film stand out.


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