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14 December 2010

Author : clement-delepine

Most scientists from the late Twenties would never have consider Cinema as tool of scientific observation. For this reason, movies by Jean Painlevé were despised and never given credit as an educational interface.

Ironically, what goes around comes around and Painlevé is regarded today as one of the fathers of scientific documentary. Here are 2 short films he shot around 1930.

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