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Battleship Potemkin: Artificial Representation of Movement, Alogical

by Michael Frierson

Eisenstein writes in “A Tentative Film Syntax” (1929) that he can mimic the creation of movement via persistence of vision by intercutting short shots of relevant details.

In October: Ten Days that Shook the World, Eisenstein intercuts shots of a machine gun and shots of a machine gunner in two frame shots that collide on a number of parameters including exposure or grey scale value and graphic mass.

October: Artificial Representation of Movement, Logical -- Machine Gun

Montage that produces logical, artificial movement in October.

from October: Ten Days that Shook the World (1928)
Creator: Sergei Eisenstein
Distributor: Corinth
Posted by Michael Frierson