Is the Face a Screen?

In 1895, viewers of the Lumière brothers' 50-second film L'Arrivée d'un train are said to have stampeded out of the theater when a train raced toward them on the projection screen. Unaccustomed to the cinematic experience, they couldn't help but take the image of the train for the real thing.

Anastasia Davydova Lewis

Source: Is the Face a Screen? | transmediale
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