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YouTube user bengraphics created this montage of film clips from the past 100 years, demonstrating the evolution of cinematic special effects. 

 

It was originally just intended for a class lecture, but has gone viral.  Featured films include The Enchanted Drawing (1900) Thief of Baghdad (1940) and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008). The music track is “Rods and Cones” from the album “Audio” by Blue Man Group.   Run time: 5 minutes.

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