See the partial moving picture

FIGURE 3.8

THE MULTISHOT MOVIE

Come Along, Do!

R.W. Paul, Great Britain, 1898

On one set (left), an elderly couple finishes up lunch before joining a museum tour, where, on a second set (right), the husband will have to be dragged forcibly away from a nude statue. We donít know exactly how the transition between shots was made (only the first half of the film is extant), but this multishot fiction film provides early evidence of Paulís determination to create some content of intrinsic interest rather than to depend on the audienceís continual fascination with the novelty of an apparatus that projected moving pictures.

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