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Overview

Thom Andersen's remarkable and sadly neglected hour-long documentary adroitly combines biography, history, film theory, and philosophical reflection. Muybridge's photographic studies of animal locomotion in the 1870s were a major forerunner of movies; even more interesting are his subsequent studies of diverse people, photographed against neutral backgrounds.

  1. Thom Andersen

    Director, Writer

  2. Morgan Fisher

    Writer

  3. Fay Andersen

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Dean Stockwell

    Dean Stockwell

    Narrator

  2. Eadweard Muybridge

    Eadweard Muybridge

    Himself (stock footage)

Full Cast & Crew

Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer

Status Released

Original Language English

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