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International Cinema Posters

If one thing truly stunned audiences late in the 1800’s, it was the sight of moving pictures on a screen. Only a few years earlier people had been fascinated to see simple and static pictures projected, but there had been a certain logic to that, as shadow pictures created in front of a backlight had been a favorite parlour game for many years and generations..

The ‘movies’ as they came to be called in some parts of the world, not only defied belief, they were almost magic.