Paul Hammond
Segundo De Chomón Carte De Visite

From Tether 3, page 139

The cinema of attractions was predicated on the concatenation of phantasmagoric, clownesque, or titillating pageantlike tableaux capable of triggering wonderment, consternation, or laughter in the unlettered working-class clientele, both adults and children, who patronized the traveling fairgrounds where films were first shown prior to the establishment of permanent urban cinemas after 1907.

Tether 3, 2017
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