In the Dark

Waugh on Film

In 1929, Evelyn Waugh wrote that film was “the one vital art of the century,” an accolade he would later qualify. While he came to believe that cinema had “taught [novelists] a new habit of narrative,” he concluded that this was “perhaps . . . the only contribution [it was] destined to make to the arts.”
George McCartney

George McCartney

George McCartney is film editor for Chronicles.

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