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 Posted: Mon Aug 23rd, 2010 02:36 pm
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Not only do visuals have had a much shorter history than the written word, but the production is entirely different.

An author may write ‘Billy was very kind to animals’.

To make the same point in movies, one has to come up with a scene to demonstrate the same.

Or, more on point, a writer may say ‘the column toiled through ankle deep mud, past wagons mired to the axles and mules too exhausted to continue. They bivouacked in the rain, scraped the mud from their legs, downed some sodden hardtack and shivered under their sodden blankets until daybreak.’ Imagine, though, what it would take to create this scene in a film…


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