Slapstick Summer Series: A Step Back | The Runaway Horse (1908)

Of historical importance for being among the group of early chase films. Not the best of the bunch – old-fashioned pacing takes much of the blame for this – but not bad either. Louis J. Gasnier’s Le cheval emballé also contains a unique reverse-action shot, which may have been the first of its kind used during a chase sequence.

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