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April 25, 2014



As the title card says:

"As if he'd had a presentiment of the horrible fate which waited him, the unfortunate inventor hesitated for a long time before throwing himself into the void."

("Had a presentiment" is clunky, but I can't think of a verb equivalent for "pressentir" - we haven't got a verb "to forefeel".)


This Pathe stuff is a treasure trove, thanks Jamie. (And in this case, also, bloody.)

You can imagine Wan Hu having similar last-minute misgivings.


The concept of giving it a trial run with a sandbag first seems to have eluded him.

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