Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (Edwin Porter, 1906)–link from Tanizaki class

22 Sep

An early short silent film that depicts the dream life of a glutton. Tanizaki, being a silent film maniac, is quite familiar with this kind of dream logic, and with cinematic techniques in general–many of which (close-ups, super-impositions) he transposes into his own writing.

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