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        Just having returned from the International Congress of Entomology, my mind is, of course, dwelling on all things entomological.  What I'm sending you is a bit off-topic but I think you will enjoy this immensely.  Let me introduce you to Ladislaw Starewicz (1892-1965) a stop-motion animator who used insects and other animals in his silent films.  You can view The Cameraman's Revenge (13 minutes long) on YOUTUBE (see website below).  Pretty astonishing considering it was made 104 years ago in 1912!!  Using GOOGLE, you can find a lot of other short films by Mr. Starewicz.  (The Cameraman's Revenge)


Ladislaw Starewicz - Cameraman's Revenge<>
The Cameraman's Revenge (1912, 13 minutes) is about infidelity among the insects, a topic which I dare say has never before or after been attempted on film. info and ...



Paul S. Robbins, Ph.D.
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