Events are happening in WW2. Jabish is a teacher at primary school. His complaining wife drives him mad about not bribing. Then she makes him to cook a soap for making the money. Also other prosesses are shown on the course of the war.
The clip shows a jockey, Domm, riding a horse, Sally Gardner. The clip is not filmed but instead consists of 24 individual photographs shot in rapid succession, making a moving picture when using a zoopraxiscope.
Popularly known by the name of the main character, "Mashadi Ibad" was based on a musical comedy by composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov and written in the early 1900s. The story is based on the age ... See full summary »
Remember that scene from There Will be Blood when the oil derrick finally, truly pays off and starts gushing oil... and then starts to turn into a blazing fire that lasts all day and all night? It's one of those sights that's made for cinema, but well over 100 years before Anderson did it there was this little 1 minute piece where a Russian filmed an actual derrick fire. There's not much else to it than that, it's all in one shot, but I found myself watching it more than once. It seems like some sort of special effect but it isn't; it's right there before our eyes and it has a hypnotic quality about it. I'd even go so far as to call it artistic just by how the image is split between the fire and the smoke, each taking up a massively satisfying composition.
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