The cinema as a graphic art : on a theory of representation in the cinema (1959)

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THE COMPOSITIONAL CONSTRUCTION OF THE SHOT 69. Repetition of the previous ' editing formula ' : t ' Horseman's leap '. First cutting piece: the horse's If. 69a. Second cutting piece : the horse's muzzle ctically distorted. 696. Third cutting piece : Peter's outstretched arm. nditions of shooting the same as for shot 676. t 70. The shadow of the ' Brazen Horseman ' passes gross the frame, in the direction shown by the dotted £ ow. 71. Eugene runs in the same direction, making a turn £ the point marked with a cross. This shot duplicates I run in shot 68, with the difference that in this case he iiis towards the camera. The principle of the con- s uction is the same as for shot 68. The compositional secession is preserved, so serving as a link between t^se two shots. Thus, when edited there is no break i the continuity of Eugene's flight. 1 72. The ' Horseman's leap'. First cutting piece :• horse's hoof. ws\ \ \ IOI